After carrying out a serious of minor enhancements on the Impreza model, Subaru has now decided to upgrade its Crosstrek model and present it to the world in the upcoming year. There is news that the upcoming 2016 Subaru XV Crosstrek will be presented at the Tokyo Auto Salon Show. According to our speculations, this car will boast of the usual boxer engines that are horizontally opposed and come in all-wheel drive system. This car is a five door model that can accommodate up to seven passengers most easily.
2016 Subaru XV Crosstrek Exterior and Interior Changes
The 2016 Subaru XV Crosstrek is being touted as a vehicle that is being made to replace Tribeca that is struggling to meet the annual sales requirements. What makes this car better than the Tribeca is its wagon like body proportions. It has swing-out doors, more luggage carrying capacity along with redesigned seats to allow for better leg room. It will have superior aerodynamic capacity and will be available in an attractive new range of colours like desert khaki, Venetian red pearl, ice silver metallic and black silica to name a few. This vehicle is ideal for families that like the great outdoors as the car itself has better off-road trekking capacity.
The interior of 2016 Subaru XV Crosstrek will also go through significant refreshments and boast of sportier design along with comfortable seating arrangements. We can expect leather covered seats, monochromatic black colour theme and plush overalls to make its interiors a wonderful site to behold. There are adequate head and leg space along with additional room to accommodate the ever so important luggage. The dashboard will most likely be fitted with an LCD screen that would control a host of infotainment features.
Some of the technological features expected to be hosted are CD and MP3 player, navigation, cruise control and advanced connectivity solutions with Bluetooth and Wi-Fi. There is also expectation that this car will excel in safety as there might be individual airbags for each of the passengers.
2016 Subaru XV Crosstrek Engine Specs
We believe that the 2016 Subaru XV Crosstrek will come powered by a 2.0 litre 4-cylinder engine capable of producing 148 hp and 155 lb-ft of torque. This engine will be mated to a 5-speed auto and manual transmission systems and come on all-wheel drive. Subaru has also mentioned that the hybrid variant would be a better performer and return fuel economy rate of 31 mpg in favour of 25 mpg that is offered by the standard variant. This engine will be also eco-friendly and comply with the regulations set by the respective countries.
2016 Subaru XV Crosstrek Price and Release Date
The 2016 Subaru XV Crosstrek will likely go on sale at the beginning of 2016 with a price ranging between $25,000 and $30,000. Those who want environment-friendly vehicles, especially to ride in snowy areas can opt for this model. There have been multiple crash tests using dummies that have shown results of improved safety levels. We will inform you more about this vehicle price as soon as we obtain more information.