With minor modifications and enhancements as compared to the current model, 2017 Subaru Crosstrek crossover is expected in the last quarter of 2016. Considering that the 2016 model came without any changes compared to the 2015 model year, the new model will offer a few cosmetic tweaks and improvements. Customers in the US market still, will be able to choose between Premium, Limited, Hybrid and Hybrid Touring versions of the model. With a starting price of less than $ 22,000, 2017 Subaru Crosstrek offers a lot and meet different tastes and requirements of customers.
Certain changes, which should bring a new model, relating to improving handling and suspension of the vehicle. In addition, the 2017 model will offer more comfort and a larger number of benefits. All versions of the new model will be equipped with new LCD display and improved infotainment system with 7-inch touch screen, which will be an integral part of the standard equipment.
2017 Subaru Crosstrek Specs and Price
As a model for the year 2016, 2017 Crosstrek will run 2.0-liter DOHC engine with 148 horsepower at 6,200 rpm and 145 lb-ft of torque at 4,200 rpm. This 4-cylinder 16-valve Subaru Boxer engine is positioned horizontally, it has an aluminum housing and comes with Dual Active Valve Control System. The drive unit is combined with 5-speed manual transmission or Lineartronic CVT with 6-speed manual mode and paddle shifters, and AWD. This transmission is designed for versions with a higher level of equipment, a standard in the Hybrid and Hybrid Touring versions.
2017 Subaru Crosstrek Hybrid and Hybrid Touring versions, runs the same 2.0-liter DOHC engine, supported by the permanent magnet AC synchronous electric motor and Ni-MH battery traction. The total power of the hybrid system, is 160 horsepower at 6,000 rpm, with 163 lb-ft of torque at 2,000 rpm.
The European version of the 2017 Subaru XV will offer a 1.6-liter and 2.0-liter DOHC 16-valve petrol engines, and 2.0-liter turbo diesel engine.
Price US market should remain at the level of prices in 2016 models. Currently, the base model is priced at $ 21.595, Premium version costs $ 22.395, Limited has a price of $ 25.095, Hybrid costs $ 26.395, while the price of Hybrid Touring versions of $ 29.995.
2017 Subaru Crosstrek Conclusion
No matter what the new model will not bring significant improvement and change, compared to the 2016 model, it is clear that this is a premium vehicle. In fact, Subaru is consistent with its trend, reliability, quality and performance, in front of the appeal. While it is considered ideal city crossover model, 2017 Subaru Crosstrek will satisfy all tastes of true off-road enthusiasts.