The U.S debut of the 2018 Subaru XV Crosstrek will be in Geneva, 2017 New York Auto show. The first generation was released in 2012. This time, Subaru manufacturer unveiled a modified crossover with the new global platform. There is much improvement expectation on this new generation includes the rigidity and strength of the body. 2018 Subaru XV Crosstrek specs concept release date redesign.
2018 Subaru XV Crosstrek Adaptable Exterior Concept
The standard 5-door remains the same with the Impreza. However, this model is designed to be more adaptable with off-road due to added cladding on the front bottom and rear fascia, wheel, and side skirt. This model is expected with a hexagonal grille, wider wheel, and hawk-eye headlights. On the back part, the rear and taillight are similar to the previous model. There is a modification on the rear corner reflector that is larger than the current generation. The cool gray khaki and sunshine orange are two colors offered by this 2018 Subaru XV Crosstrek.
Remarkable Interior Modification
The most remarkable changes can be found on the materials used and dashboard. The dashboard is arranged with some physical switches and touchscreen infotainment system in 8-inch. This interior has a fashionable wrapping around at top dash. This cabin has a modified steering wheel and orange stitching touch around the instrument panel. This cabin also provides upgraded electronic parking brake that is useful for the passenger. Some numbers of the security systems are applied to protect both of the car and passengers. These are lane departure, rear traffic alert, sway warning, lane keeps assist, and adaptive cruise control. Furthermore, the passenger can use high beam assist. This cabin has designed with a cargo room that can be expanded with 60/40 split in rear seatback. 2018 Subaru XV Crosstrek exterior and interior.
Subaru XV Crosstrek 2018 First Drivetrain and Performance
The first engine that may be used in this 2018 Subaru XV Crosstrek is 2.0L 4-cylinder. This engine generates 152 horsepower which is higher compared to its predecessor with 148 horsepower. The best mate for this engine is the 6-speed manual transmission or CVT (Continuously Variable Transmission). The CVT can bring this car to reach 26 mpg/city and 33/highway. This system has an X-mode that can improve the engine control and drivability. 2018 XV Crosstrek engine specs.
2018 Subaru XV Crosstrek Release Date and Price Rumor
Subaru offers this 2018 Subaru XV Crosstrek at numerous prices depends on the trim. The basic trim is around $21,700, while the mid-level trim will be offered approximately $22,500. The next trim is range-topping limited that will hit the market at $25,000. The highest trim would be on sale at $27,000. The car will be at a planet Subaru in the end of summer 2017. 2018 Subaru XV Crosstrek release date and price.