2018 Subaru XV debuts in Geneva

The XV is the non-US version of the Crosstrek; which debuted as the XV Crosstrek in the US in 2012 as a 2013 model. Subaru will officially debut the new US spec Crosstrek next month at the New York International Auto Show.
_F8A4920.jpgTaking its styling queues from the redesigned 2017 Impreza 5-door, the Crosstrek follows the previous MO of adding black cladding and increasing the ride height for a more “off-road” version.2018 Subaru XVThe manual 5-speedtransmission option was dropped for the new model, making the only powertrain option the 2.0L Boxer engine paired to Subaru’s CVT automatic. The upside is that X-mode has finally trickled down to Subaru’s smallest adventure mobile.2018 Subaru XVIn addition to X-mode the new XV now comes standard with Subaru’s EyeSight accident avoidance system.2018 Subaru XVLooking forward to seeing the US version in New York next month, although the only change will likely be the badging on the back.2018 Subaru XV2018 Subaru XV