2020 Subaru Crosstrek to begin at $23,155; Hybrid at $36,155
Whereas Subaru claims value will increase of $250 and $150 for the bottom mannequin and Hybrid, respectively, the corporate additionally silently raised its vacation spot charges for the brand new mannequin yr from $975 to $1,010, successfully including $35 to the price of all of its new vehicles.
The Crosstrek carries on successfully unchanged for 2020, with simply minor content material tweaks right here and there so as to add worth within the face of value creep. The Hybrid mannequin, which was a late addition to the lineup for 2019, is available in the very same configuration for 2020.
All Crosstrek fashions with the repeatedly variable computerized transmission now come customary with EyeSight, Subaru’s suite of lively security options together with adaptive cruise management, lively lane management, and computerized emergency braking. Crosstrek’s geared up with EyeSight and responsive headlights have earned the High Security Decide+ prime security ranking from the IIHS 5 years in a row.
Base Crosstreks now get computerized door locks and computerized local weather management as customary gear, and CVT fashions additionally get auto start-stop. Base, Premium and Restricted fashions with the CVT additionally get Subaru’s SI-Drive efficiency drive mode selector, which was beforehand non-obligatory on some trims.
The Crosstrek is Subaru’s smallest crossover/SUV, and competes in a crowded and continuously evolving section with little or no cohesion. Subaru’s alternative of providing all-wheel drive as customary gear (because it does on each mannequin save for the BRZ coupe) offers it a leg up in a section the place many solely make it non-obligatory, if it is included in any respect.
Some value-oriented entrants, such because the Nissan Kicks and Toyota C-HR, are completely provided in front-wheel drive regardless of having crossover proportions and floor clearance. Subaru’s most direct competitor by way of off-road prowess is Jeep’s Renegade, which even gives a discount system to simulate a low-range switch case.
Each the 2020 Crosstrek and Crosstrek Hybrid will begin arriving in showrooms later within the fall.