2018 Subaru Crosstrek

Wednesday, April 13th 2016 | Subaru

It is a shocking news when Subaru Company announced to stop releasing the XV Crosstrek. Fortunately, it is not completely true. The Crosstrek generation will not totally vanished but it will be substituted with the new fresher crossover SUV. The 2018 Subaru Crosstrek will have a significant advancements bringing an extended redesigns and also equip the vehicle with several new features. In addition, some sources have reported that there will be big changes to the powertrain for providing the compact SUV a boosted performance.

2018 Subaru XV Crosstrek Concept
2018 Subaru Crosstrek Changes

There will be a completely new appearance given by the car designer. The platform of the upcoming Crosstrek SUV will be bracing the all new Impreza model and Subaru Crosstrek styling. Highlighting these two car concepts, the Subaru Global Platform could reduce the cost production and get the larger space. For the interior, the revamps will be focused on giving the comfortable driving. Hence, we might see the advanced infotainment and entertainment systems are ready to install. Since the current testing mule is still covert, the details on the new design is not pretty obvious. Based on the reports, the overall package of 2018 Subaru Crosstrek will be likely alike the WRX model and influenced by the Subaru Viziv concept.


Boosting the car performance, the engineer does really work hard to select the best engine for the future crossover. Albeit the engine specs remain unavailable, it has been rumored that a new Boxer engine will be offered. Some also expect that the 2018 Subaru Crosstrek will have the hybrid version. The manufacturer has indicated that the plug-in powertrain will likely resemble the Prius engine version. For the transmission, the engine will be mated with a standard CVT, Subaru’s SI-DRIVE and all-wheel-drive.

2018 Subaru Crosstrek Release Date and Price

The 2018 Subaru Crosstrek is speculated to make its debut in around year 2017, while a year after the SUV will hit the dealerships. For the price list, value appraiser would say that the car base price will be higher than the current model.

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