The next generation of this excellent compact crossover is one of the most anticipating models in the segment and latest reports suggest that new model could come as 2018 Subaru Exiga. This model is already present for about ten years. It originally came in 2007 as a concept, while the production started right after. It is still one of the best models in class, featuring the same design philosophy as its bigger brother, the legendary Subaru Outback. After almost a decade, it is about time to see a redesign. For this occasion, we expect to see plenty of changes. It is pretty much for sure that the new model will adopt all those new technologies and design solutions from the new Outback, which came two years ago. We expect to see a new 2018 Exiga somewhere next year.
2018 Subaru Exiga redesign
This redesign should bring plenty of new technologies and design solutions. The 2018 Subaru Exiga will come on a completely new platform. It should be some kind of a modified version of the Outback’s platform since the company announced that all future models will ride on one, highly versatile platform. So, we are about to see all those improvements that we saw on the new Outback. The new model will come with a completely new body, which will utilize a lot of light materials, especially aluminum. This should reduce overall weight significantly. The 2018 Subaru Exiga will also come with a completely new visual appearance. The new styling will completely follow the brand’s new design language. Moreover, expect pretty much the same shape as new Outback, just in a smaller package. The interior design will be also completely new, with new styling and plenty of latest technologies.
2018 Subaru Exiga engines
The 2018 Subaru Exiga will most likely come with two engines in the offer. The base engine will be a familiar 2.0-liter inline-four unit. This excellent engine is good for about 150 horses. There is also a more powerful variant of this engine, which is expected to have a max output of more than 230 horsepower. When it comes to the transmission, there is a choice between a 5-speed manual and CVT. For some market such as Europe, this excellent crossover will probably come with a 1.6-liter inline-four engine. This engine already powers the European Impreza and it is good for about 115 horsepower. A great benefit from this crossover is that already base models will feature all-wheel drive.
2018 Subaru Exiga release date and price
The 2018 Subaru Exiga will come somewhere next year. We expect that the base model will go around 22.000 dollars.