• (4.3) 49 reviews
  • MSRP: $12,367$21,799
  • Body Style: Sport Utility
  • Combined MPG: 26-28
  • Engine: 148-hp, 2.0-liter H-4 (regular gas)
  • Drivetrain: All-wheel Drive
  • Seats: 5
2013 Subaru XV Crosstrek

Our Take on the 2013 Subaru XV Crosstrek

The Subaru XV Crosstrek is a beefed-up version of the Impreza hatchback. Subaru says the Crosstrek has the same ground clearance as the larger Outback wagon. It competes with small off-roaders like the Jeep Compass and Mitsubishi Outlander Sport.The Crosstrek comes in Premium and Limited trims, ... Read Full Report

What We Don't Like

  • Modest power
  • Cargo room compared with competition
  • Some cheap-looking interior trim pieces
  • Body cladding may detract for some
  • Road noise on the highway

Notable Features

  • New for 2013
  • Based on the Subaru Impreza hatchback
  • 8.7 inches of ground clearance
  • Standard all-wheel drive
  • Standard heated front seats

2013 Subaru XV Crosstrek Reviews

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Its awkward name notwithstanding, the 2013 Subaru XV Crosstrek successfully incorporates the key aspects of the brand's Outback line into a smaller, more fuel-efficient package. The XV Crosstrek starts at $22,790, including a $795 destination charge. Our test model was an uplevel Limited version with an optional $2,000 Navigation and Moonroof Package that upped our as-tested price to $27,2... Read full review for the 2013 Subaru XV Crosstrek

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Consumer Reviews

4.3

Average based on 49 reviews

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Love this ride

by Ex-Wrangler Owner from Eureka Springs, AR on March 8, 2013

I recently purchased a Crosstrek Limited. I was making a change from a Jeep Wrangler Unlimited because gas mileage was just terrible. I was looking for a capable vehicle with all wheel drive, good gas... Read Full Review

2 Trim Levels Available

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2013 Subaru XV Crosstrek Safety Ratings

Crash-Test Reports

IIHS Ratings

Based on Subaru XV Crosstrek 2.0i Limited

Head Restraints and Seats
G
Moderate overlap front
G
Roof Strength
G
Side
G

IIHS Ratings

Based on Subaru XV Crosstrek 2.0i Limited

G Good
A Acceptable
M Marginal
P Poor

Head Restraints and Seats

Dynamic Rating
G
Overall Rear
G
Seat Head/Restraint Geometry
G

Moderate overlap front

Chest
G
Head/Neck
G
Left Leg/Foot
G
Overall Front
G
Restraints
G
Right Leg/Foot
G
Structure/safety cage
G

Other

Roof Strength
G

Side

Driver Head Protection
G
Driver Head and Neck
G
Driver Pelvis/Leg
G
Driver Torso
G
Overall Side
G
Rear Passenger Head Protection
G
Rear Passenger Head and Neck
G
Rear Passenger Pelvis/Leg
G
Rear Passenger Torso
G
Structure/safety cage
A
Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) is a nonprofit research and communications organization funded by auto insurers. IIHS rates vehicles good, acceptable, marginal or poor based on performance in high-speed front and side crash tests. IIHS also evaluates seat/head restraints for protection against neck injuries in rear impacts.

Recalls

There are currently 2 recalls for this car.


Safety defects and recalls are relatively common. Stay informed and know what to do ahead of time.

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Service & Repair

Estimated Service & Repair cost: $3,000 per year.

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Warranty Coverage

Bumper-to-Bumper

36mo/36,000mi

Powertrain

60mo/60,000mi

Roadside Assistance Coverage

36mo/36,000mi

What you should get in your warranty can be confusing. Make sure you are informed.

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Warranties Explained

Bumper-to-Bumper

Often called a basic warranty or new-vehicle warranty, a bumper-to-bumper policy covers components like air conditioning, audio systems, vehicle sensors, fuel systems and major electrical components. Most policies exclude regular maintenance like fluid top offs and oil changes, but a few brands have separate free-maintenance provisions, and those that do offer them is slowly rising. Bumper-to-bumper warranties typically expire faster than powertrain warranties.

Powertrain

Don't be misled a 10-year or 100,000-mile powertrain warranty doesn't promise a decade of free repairs for your car. It typically covers just the engine and transmission, along with any other moving parts that lead to the wheels, like the driveshaft and constant velocity joints. Some automakers also bundle seat belts and airbags into their powertrain warranties. With a few exceptions, powertrain warranties don't cover regular maintenance like engine tuneups and tire rotations.

Roadside Assistance

Some automakers include roadside assistance with their bumper-to-bumper or powertrain warranties, while others have separate policies. These programs cover anything from flat-tire changes and locksmith services to jump-starts and towing. Few reimburse incidental costs like motel rooms (if you have to wait for repairs).

Free Scheduled Maintenance

Some automakers include free scheduled maintenance for items such as oil changes, air filters and tire rotations. Some include consumables including brake pads and windshield wipers; others do not. They are typically for the first couple of years of ownership of a new car.

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