The 2015 Subaru XV Crosstrek is a small crossover available in five trim levels: 2.0i, Premium 2.0i, 2.0i Limited, Hybrid and the Touring Hybrid. Standard equipment on the 2015 Subaru XV Crosstrek 2.0i includes the 17-inch alloy wheels, rear privacy glass, roof Rails, air-conditioning, cruise control, a tilt-wheel and its telescoping, a 60/40-split-folding rear, Bluetooth phone and network audio, camera rearview and a four-speaker audio system with 6.2 inch display screen, smartphone integration (Aha, Pandora and iHeartRadio), CD player, USB port and auxiliary input jack as.
The 2015 Subaru XV Crosstrek 2.0i Premium adds heated mirrors, heated front seats, a cargo cover, adjustable center armrest, a removable cargo tray and the six-speaker audio. The 2015 Subaru XV Crosstrek 2.0i Limited adds automatic lights, ambient interior lighting, instrumentation upgraded, automatic climate control, leather upholstery, rear seat fold-down armrest and improved infotainment system with satellite radio, dual USB ports, hands-free texting and 7.0 -inch screen display .
The 2015 Subaru XV Crosstrek Hybrid includes the 2.0i Limited features and adds unique 17-inch wheels, leather-wrapped wheel steering, keyless entry and ignition, LCD display in the gauge cluster, a specific hybrid energy display over center and pedestrian system that sounds an alert when the car only uses the electric motor to inform pedestrians. The 2015 Subaru XV Crosstrek Touring Hybrid adds a sunroof, leather upholstery, the 2.0i infotainment system Limited and navigation system.
The sunroof is optional on 2015 Subaru XV Crosstrek 2.0i Premium (CVT only) and Limited models, and Premium can install the 7.0-inch screen on the Limited. The Limited can improve the navigation system’s Touring Hybrid. Both Premium and Limited can also be equipped with a safety package for the eyes Subaru’s, which adds adaptive cruise control, steering-responsive foglights, lane-departure warning and forward collision mitigation system with automatic braking. On the 2015 Subaru XV Crosstrek Limited, the eyes are not available bundled with keyless entry and ignition, but this feature can also be added to 2015 Subaru XV Crosstrek Limited without eyes. Note that the eyes of the available hybrid models, and any other options.
2015 Subaru XV Crosstrek Interior
The 2015 Subaru XV Crosstrek following a template such as the 2015 Subaru Impreza counterpart, with the simple interior design that features controls the order. The dashboard and door panels wrapped in soft-touch trim, and the overall cabin materials the 2015 Subaru XV Crosstrek’s no nicer than the historical norm Subaru’s. With a standard 6.2-inch touchscreen interface and the available 7.0-inch screen that combines enhanced multimedia features, the XV Crosstrek one Interiors better-equipped in this part of the technological standpoint. Standard audio quality is pretty infamous, however, and there is no premium brand-name like better find the other competitors.
Drivers and passengers alike, the 2015 Subaru XV Crosstrek has plenty of room – even 6-footers in the mix. With the rear seatbacks, the 2015 Subaru XV Crosstrek offers 22.3 cubic feet of storage space, increased 51.9 cubes with those seatbacks lowered. Than the Juke, but trails crossovers like the Escape and Forester votes is healthy. At least the flat load floor means you’re able to increase the space provided. The rates of the hybrid only a little bit with this, as the battery is located under the cargo floor reduces the volume of cargo by just 1.7 cubic feet and the rear seatbacks folded and 0.8 cubic and seatbacks.
2015 Subaru XV Crosstrek Engine
The standard (non-hybrid) 2015 Subaru XV Crosstrek features 2.0 liter opposed “boxer” -cylinder engine that produces 148 horsepower and 145 pound-feet of torque. A manual transmission five-speed standard on 2.0i and 2.0i Premium; that coupled with an all-wheel drive with 50/50 front / rear power distribution. Optional on Premium and standard on Limited is a CVT coupled with a variety of wheel-drive system that often equates to more front wheels but directs power back there before traction is compromised. The hybrid has the same engine running through a CVT and awd system, and adds an electric motor raises output 160 hp and 163 lb-ft of torque.
In testing, XV Crosstrek with CVT accelerated from zero to 60 mph in 9.9 seconds, while the hybrid from zero to 60 10.0 seconds. The hybrid is about average for hybrid cars, but almost all compact crossover market quickly. Both cars feel pretty sluggish off the line. Official EPA estimates for the 2015 Subaru XV Crosstrek stand at 29 mpg combined (26 city / 34 highway) for the CVT and manual transmission reduces those numbers are 26 mpg combined (23/31). The XV Crosstrek Hybrid is the best of the bunch at 31 mpg combined (30/34).
2015 Subaru XV Crosstrek Safety
The 2015 Subaru XV Crosstrek out with stability and traction control,front side airbags and side curtain airbags, antilock disc brakes, a driver knee airbags, camera rearview and active front head restraints. Hybrid models and countless speaking pedestrian alert system that plays the sound of warning through the speaker behind the right headlight when the electric motor is running. Optional on the Premium non-hybrid and Limited trims is a suite of safety Subaru, including adaptive cruise control, steering-responsive foglights, lane-departure warning and forward collision mitigation system with automatic braking.
In government crash tests, both the 2015 Subaru XV Crosstrek and 2015 Subaru XV Crosstrek Hybrid received five stars for overall crash protection, four stars for frontal-impact safety and stars five for side-impact safety. The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety awarded the 2015 Subaru XV Crosstrek the highest possible rating of “Good” in its small-moderate overlap overlap frontal-offset impact test. It also received a “Good” score in the side impact, roof and protection of whiplash test. The optional frontal collision mitigation system received a “Superior” rating from IHS. In brake testing, the 2015 Subaru XV Crosstrek stopped from 60 mph in 126 feet, which is a few feet needs. The 2015 Subaru XV Crosstrek Hybrid stopped from 60 mph in 119 feet despite its extra weight.