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The New 2018 Subaru XV Crosstrek Facelift

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After we saw the debut of the new Impreza, you can surely expect an update on the off-road Subaru vehicles.

Having the Subaru concept present on our minds since the 2016 Geneva Motor Show, we believe that the 2018 Subaru XV Crosstrek will suffer its influence. However, one thing is for sure – Subaru is one of those brands who like tradition.

The 2018 Subaru XV Crosstrek, a Subaru’s crossover, is planned to be produced in Indiana, in the same place that the Outback, the Legacy, and the 7-seat Tribeca successor are being produced.

2018 Subaru XV Crosstrek Release Date

2018 Subaru XV Crosstrek front

Since the Impreza is already out, we believe that we should be able to see the new 2018 Subaru XV Crosstrek on sale by the end of this year.

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2018 Subaru XV Crosstrek Price

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According to most of the rumors that we have been reading and listening to, the price of the new 2018 Subaru XV Crosstrek is going up a bit. While the current generation base price is at about $26,500, the new 2018 Subaru XV Crosstrek starting price will be at about $30,000.

2018 Subaru XV Crosstrek Redesign and Changes

2018 Subaru XV Crosstrek back

One of the main differences of the new 2018 Subaru XV Crosstrek, when compared to its current generation, is the fact that it is both lower and wider. However, the weight should remain about the same.

Another major difference that you will be able to notice on the 2018 Subaru XV Crosstrek is the platform it is using. It is now a modular platform, just like the one the next generation of the Impreza is going to use as well. This simple change can actually make the car body 70% harder. 

In case you’re thinking about buying the 2018 Subaru XV Crosstrek, you can choose many different colors. However, there are two new colors that have been added especially for the release of the 2018 Subaru XV Crosstrek: the Sunshine Orange and the Cool Grey Khaki.

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2018 Subaru XV Crosstrek Specs

2018 Subaru XV Crosstrek engine

Under the hood, you can expect to find a 2.0-liter naturally aspirated engine with the ability to produce 156 of horsepower. However, the new 2018 Subaru XV Crosstrek will also have a new hybrid version that will only be available later. It should include the same base engine plus the batteries and an electric motor.

In what concerns the transmission, you will now have a 6-speed automatic transmission instead of a 5-speed manual.

2018 Subaru XV Crosstrek Interior

2018 Subaru XV Crosstrek interior

In what concerns with the 2018 Subaru XV Crosstrek interior, there are mainly doubts, questions, and rumors. However, we believe that the interior should suffer a major facelift. It should even replicate some of the Impreza features like featuring a different steering wheel or two-color seats.

Hank • July 5, 2017

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