Editor's note: This review was written in June 2014 about the 2014 Subaru XV Crosstrek Hybrid. Little of substance has changed with this year's model. To see what's new for 2015, click here, or check out a side-by-side comparison of the two model years.
Some things in life just don't make sense, like decaf coffee and our country's continued fascination with the Kardashians. Now, we can add Subaru's first hybrid to the list.
The 2014 Subaru XV Crosstrek is a likable little wagon with comfort and utility, but paying a premium for the inefficient, unrefined hybrid version doesn't make sense.
The XV Crosstrek is based on Subaru's Impreza and debuted for the 2013 model year; the hybrid variant is new... Read More