Key specs of the base trim
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- Excellent steering
- Copious passenger space
- Excellent outward visibility
- Fuel efficiency
- Available safety features
- Absurdly slow
- Lack of onboard Wi-Fi
- Cheesy gray plastic cladding
- No off-road underbody protection
- Overly sensitive lane-keeping assist
Five-seat compact SUV
Standard all-wheel drive
Based on Subaru Impreza hatchback
Four-cylinder boxer engine
EyeSight active safety system available
What Is the 2019 Subaru Crosstrek?
The Subaru Crosstrek is a small SUV based on the automaker's Impreza and comes with standard all-wheel drive and seating for five. It's powered by a 152-horsepower, 2.0-liter horizontally opposed four-cylinder engine that works with a six-speed manual or a continuously variable automatic transmission. Though it is not designed for rugged off-road use, the Crosstrek has 8.7 inches of ground clearance. Competitors include the Honda HR-V, Jeep Renegade, Nissan Rogue Sport and Hyundai Kona.
What’s New on the 2019 Subaru Crosstrek?
Subaru's EyeSight safety system is now part of the Limited trim level and is available for the CVT-equipped 2.0i version. EyeSight includes adaptive cruise control, automatic pre-collision braking, lane departure warning and lane-keeping assist.
What Features in the 2019 Subaru Crosstrek Are Most Important?
All-wheel drive is standard on all models, and Subaru’s EyeSight collision mitigation system is an important available feature. Other standard features include Apple CarPlay and Android Auto smartphone connectivity and a 60/40-split, folding backseat.
Should I Buy the 2019 Subaru Crosstrek?
Subaru used to be a clear leader in the small SUV pack, but other manufacturers have caught up with new and redesigned entries. The Crosstrek, however, still has much to offer. It's roomy, gets good gas mileage and offers important safety features. Plus, in a Cars.com comparison test of small SUVs, the Crosstrek finished first.
I LOVE my Crosstrek!
The Crosstreck is perfect for my 40 minute commute to work. I have driven it in the snow and it handled wonderfully. The gas per mile has been better than I hoped in stop and go traffic. I love the ... Read full review
Love this car
Everything that I expected from Subaru and more. I love the ride and handling. Acceleration is good but not great but didn't expect it o be. Would definitely recommend this vehicle. Read full review
The 2019 Subaru Crosstrek currently has 0 recalls
Crash and Rollover Test Ratings
New Car Program Benefits
36 months / 36,000 miles
60 months / 60,000 miles
36 months / 36,000 miles
Certified Pre-Owned Program Benefits
5 years/80,000 miles
Basic Warranty Terms
Coverage available for purchase
Dealer Certification Required