Thursday, April 18, 2024

Rugged new Subaru Crosstrek replaces XV for £34,290

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The brand new Subaru Crosstrek has arrived within the UK as a alternative for the XV, bringing a design overhaul and robust give attention to off-road driving.

Designed for “utility and sportiness that lends itself to an energetic way of life”, the household SUV touts a collection of drivetrain revisions to make it simpler to drive off-road.

It will get a “class-leading” floor clearance of 220mm and a revised everlasting four-wheel drive system over the previous Subaru XV, permitting for extra agile dealing with and higher management each on and off-road.

There’s additionally X-Mode on top-end fashions, which provides the driving force higher management on slippery surfaces. 

Subaru additionally claims the Crosstrek is 10% stiffer than the XV, resulting from refined manufacturing strategies, leading to a quieter cabin and higher dealing with.

The Crosstrek is the primary UK-bound Subaru to put on the Japanese agency’s new frameless hexagonal grille, together with reshaped air ducts and channels which can be mentioned to enhance enhance gas financial system.

It additionally options slimmer headlights, new alloy wheels which can be accessible in 17in or 18in sizes and black cladding on its wheel arches

It makes use of the identical 2.0-litre four-cylinder boxer petrol engine because the XV. Meaning it produces 134bhp and an an identical torque determine for a 0-62mph time of 10.7sec and a high pace of 123mph. Energy is shipped to each axles by way of a CVT.

Inside, the Crosstrek will get an 11.6in infotainment touchscreen with smartphone mirroring as normal.

It additionally will get Subaru’s Eyesight suite of energetic security methods, which is claimed to function extra easily and shortly than earlier than.


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