New 2018 Subaru XV Crosstrek is bringing a lot of novelties for the SUV. This platform is stiffer and reliable. Fans will also like its suspension and smooth transmission. On the other hand, acceleration is very, very slow, and it will make some users look for other options. But these who sticks to new Crosstrek will feel the complete impression of the premium audio system and Eyesight system. The new platform is also there. With so many changes, it is hard to predict price. Nevertheless, everything is going to be clearer when Subaru sends its SUV to dealerships.
2018 Subaru XV Crosstrek powertrain
A 2.0-l 4-cylinder drivetrain is the only source of power for 2018 Subaru XV Crosstrek. This powertrain is capable to produce 155 hp and 150 lb-ft of torque. This is an improvement over the previous edition. However, mileage is not getting any better than 33/27 mpg rating from the current version. Brand new CVT transmission is not so great. Drivers think it is slow but still smooth. Another option is 6-speed manual gearbox.
2018 Subaru XV Crosstrek trim levels
The base unit of the 2018 Subaru XV Crosstrek is going to come very soon. On the other hand, this SUV will have an additional model in Premium trim. Also, the current vehicle was available in Limited edition, but we still don’t know if new Crosstrek is going to offer special vehicle. Nevertheless, if that happens, it is coming with a lot of features and systems. Some of them better support for Apple and Android phones. A 6.5-inch display is at the center of the console of all trims. Limited edition offers 18-inch wheels and navigation. In Premium trim level we can find seats with heating and some hi-tech features as an apart of the infotainment system.
2018 Subaru XV Crosstrek prices
The base model of 2018 Subaru XV Crosstrek costs $23,000. Although its name is Premium, it is mid-range version. However, its features add around $1,000 to base systems. Top of the range model is Limited, and for the predecessor of 2018 Crosstrek, it cost $27,000. This trim is not available on new Tribeca.