2013 Subaru XV Crosstrek 2.0i Limited

Versatile Crosstrek Vehicle. A spacious, versatile, easy-to-drive crossover.

  • Likes
  • Ease of driving
  • MPG
  • Dislikes
  • Somewhat undepowered

Built on the same platform as the Impreza, the all-new Subaru XV Crosstrek offers the versatility of an SUV in a small, city-friendly package. Fitted with Subaru’s symmetrical all-wheel drive and a punchy, 148-horsepower boxer 4-cylinder, this compact crossover is as comfortable on mountain roads as it is on urban streets.

Our tangerine orange pearl with black leather interior Subaru XV Crosstrek crossover vehicle came with a moonroof and [clumsy] navigation system, an option priced at $2,000. This all-new model with two row seating has a high ride due to it's raised suspension with 8.7 inches of ground clearance. The Subaru Lineartronic CVT is a strong asset for this all-purpose, all-terrain car. It manages the power split based on acceleration, deceleration and available traction. Power is distributed to the wheels for best grip result; a nice safety feature.

The proven and well-liked boxer engine won't make this little ute ready for the Dakar off-road race, but what you save on power will convert on much appreciated MPG. Bravo Subaru!

Warranty/Service: 3-year/36,000-mile basic warranty

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Specs

Base Price: $24,495

As Tested: $24,495

  • 25 / 33 mpg
  • EPA
  • 8.7 sec
  • 0-60
  • 148 hp @ 6,200 rpm
  • Horsepower
  • 122 mph
  • Top Speed
  • Engine: DOHC 4-cyl. 2.0-liter Boxer
  • Horsepower: 148 hp @ 6,200 rpm
  • Torque: 145 lb-ft @ 4,200 rpm
  • Transmission: continuously variable transmission
  • Curb Weight: 3,164 lbs
  • Wheelbase: 103.7 in
  • Length: 175.2 in
  • Width: 70.1 in
  • Height: 63.6 in
  • Turning circle: 34.8 ft
  • Brakes: 4-wheel disc brakes with ABS
  • Suspension: strut front; double-wishbone rear
  • Traction: symmetrical all-wheel drive; Vehicle Dynamics Control with traction control
  • 0-60 mph: 8.7 sec
  • Top Speed: 122 mph
  • EPA City: 25 mpg
  • EPA Highway: 33 mpg
  • Combined MPG: 27 mpg
  • Seating Capacity: 5
  • Safety: driver and front passenger front airbags, and front side airbags, side curtain airbags, driver knee airbag

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