The 2016 model Subaru XV Crosstrek was an utter flop because the majority of the users of the Subaru crossover were greatly disappointed in all ways. It is mainly for the reason that that model has not delivered with too many modifications and the irritating bugs have not fixed by the automaker. Due to this Subaru has taken much effort to make the redesigned version of this model much handier and attractive for the model year 2017.
The 2017 Subaru XV Crosstrek concept will be a much more performance oriented and a luxuriously designed crossover, which is expected to the longings of both existing disappointed customers and the prospective buyers. This time, the 2017 model will be crammed with attractive features both inside and out, including a major update in the powertrain section to make the new XV Crosstrek offer better performance and fuel economy.
2017 Subaru XV Crosstrek Design Changes, Exterior
The 2017 Crosstrek is a fraction of mid-cycle restoration, as the new generation of the sports utility vehicle is not yet planned. However, with a huge amount of repairs and changes, the 2017 crossover is being restructured and it could entice interest from several of its enthusiasts, inside or outside this sector.
First, the most inexpensive external change could be done on lighting, such that the headlights, fog lights, and taillights will be designed with the LED technology to offer the new vehicle a more attractive and luxurious external look than its predecessor. Furthermore, it comes with a more improved front fascia when compared to that of the outgoing model. As a result, it comes equipped with an innovative grille and revisited front and back bumpers.
This time, the new XV Crosstrek will be offered with a set of more attractively designed five-spoke aluminum wheels with the diameter of 19 inches with orange accents, wearing 245/50 sized Bridgestone tires. For the year 2017, Subaru has offered its new model with two more color schemes, such as Dark Blue Pearl and Hyper Blue, in addition to the existing body colors. This is done with the with the intention of satisfying its present disappointed customers and to attract more upcoming customers.
It comes with the increased body length of 2.8 inches and an increased width of 5.5 inches than those of the outgoing model, but it is shorter than its predecessor by 1.8 inches. Totally, the vehicle comes with the external dimension of 177.9″ (L) x 75.9″ (W) x 61.8″ (H), with the wheelbase length of 105.1 inches.
2017 Subaru XV Crosstrek Interior
For the year 2017, in order to satisfy its frustrated customers, offers a host of luxurious interior features to its 2017 model XV Crosstrek. On entering the cabin, one can see a sunroof that has been designed in a sophisticated way to offer the ultimate comfort to the occupants of the vehicle. The impression on the cabin is enhanced by metallic details and black colored dashboard, door borders and unique sutures and much more.
Some of the standard features available with the new vehicle include:
Automatic air conditioning system.
Steering wheels with better controls.
With the intention of offering better safety to the vehicle and its occupants, Subaru offers its 2017 XV Crosstrek with a superior safety package that includes an extensive range of safety features, such as:
Driver detection systems with a back radar blind spot discovery.
Lane change assist.
Automatic high beam rear view mirror.
Automatic dimming back views mirror.
The automaker also incorporates SRS curtain and SRS side air bags as standard equipment.
Subaru has taken much effort to set right the flaws left by the earlier XV Crosstrek in the powertrain section. As a result, the automaker has taken all possible efforts to make the next generation Subaru XV Crosstrek a more performance oriented and better fuel economy vehicle. Therefore, Subaru offers the new vehicle with three different engine options, including a diesel engine.
The base engine, which will power the new vehicle will be a 1.6-liter capacity mill.
The first optional engine that will power the new vehicle will be a DOHC petrol engine with the displacement of 2.0 liters.
The second optional engine will be a TDI diesel variant with the displacement of 2.0 liters.
All 2017 Subaru XV Crosstrek engines will be mated to a six-velocity mechanical transmission, which propels power to all the wheels of the vehicle.
Subaru also offers the new vehicle with a hybrid engine, which will be a combination of a traditional petrol engine and a powerful electric motor that generates the utmost power of 150 HP. The hybrid engine will be paired with a CVT gearbox.
Price and release date
The 2017 Subaru XV Crosstrek release date is expected to be the last part of 2016. Its starting price would range from $26,500 to $30,000.
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New Subaru XV Crosstrek 2017 Photos