2015 Subaru XV Crosstrek Adds Cheaper Base Trim

Stephen Elmer
by Stephen Elmer

Subaru has announced pricing for the 2015 XV Crosstrek lineup, revealing a new base trim level.

The new XV Crosstrek 2.0i carries a starting price tag of $22,445, representing a $400 decrease over 2014 models. Features on the 2.0i include an updated instrument panel that is now fitted on all Crosstrek models, 17-inch alloy wheels, black side- and wheel-arch cladding, a roof rack and 8.7 inches of ground clearance.

All Crosstreks are powered by a 148-hp 2.0-liter boxer engine that sends power to all four wheels. On the 2.0i model, only a five-speed manual transmission is available, while higher trims have an available CVT.

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Moving up, the XV Crosstrek 2.0i Premium model has a price tag of $23,145, representing a price increase of $300 over last year’s base-trim car. For that extra cash, the Crosstrek Premium model now comes standard with a 6.2-inch touchscreen that runs Subaru’s Starlink infotainment system. Driver’s who want the optional CVT will have the shell out an additional $1,000, while those interested in Subaru’s EyeSight suite of safety technology can now pay $1,295 to get it.

The top-end model before you hit the hybrid is the Limited, which sells for $25,645. Over the Premium it offers leather-trimmed upholstery, steering wheel and shift handle; an automatic climate control system, auto headlights, a rear seat armrest and mirrors with turn signals mounted.

Finally, the 2015 XV Crosstrek Hybrid sells for the same price as last year: $26,845. Under the hood of the hybrid model, a small electric motor produces 13.4 hp, giving the car a total hybrid system output of 160 hp and fuel economy ratings of 29 mpg in the city and 33 mpg on the highway. Those who want more options on their Crosstrek Hybrid can opt for the XV Crosstrek Hybrid Touring, which is sells for $30,145.

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Stephen Elmer
Stephen Elmer

Stephen covers all of the day-to-day events of the industry as the News Editor at AutoGuide, along with being the AG truck expert. His truck knowledge comes from working long days on the woodlot with pickups and driving straight trucks professionally. When not at his desk, Steve can be found playing his bass or riding his snowmobile or Sea-Doo. Find Stephen on <A title="@Selmer07 on Twitter" href="http://www.twitter.com/selmer07">Twitter</A> and <A title="Stephen on Google+" href="http://plus.google.com/117833131531784822251?rel=author">Google+</A>

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