Skip to main content

2014 Subaru XV Crosstrek Hybrid [w/video]

The butler announcing arriving guests to the hybrid party has just called Subaru's name, at long last. The XV Crosstrek wasn't even supposed to come to the US, but the 2014 XV Crosstrek Hybrid endows it with a suit tailored for our regulatory dress code, adding all that weighty battery goodness to the Impreza-turned-compact-crossover. Subaru didn't want to say why it sent the XV Crosstrek to the hybrid party first, but the original car itself was an opportunistic play for the European market that has worked out surprisingly well over there and over here. In areas represented by the... Read More

Vital Stats

Engine:
2.0L Boxer-4, 13.5kW motor
Power:
160 HP / 163 LB-FT
Transmission:
CVT
Base Price:
$29,995
  • 0
    Subaru XV Crosstrek
    First Drive: 2014 Subaru XV Crosstrek Hybrid [w/video]
    Trekking Where No Hybrid Has Gone Before 1384189020

    The butler announcing arriving guests to the hybrid party has just called Subaru's name, at long last. The XV Crosstrek wasn't even supposed to come to the US, but the 2014 XV Crosstrek Hybrid endows it with a suit tailored for our regulatory dress code, adding all that weighty battery goodness to the Impreza-turned-compact-crossover. Subaru didn't want ...

  • 0
    Subaru XV Crosstrek
    Official: 2014 Subaru XV Crosstrek Hybrid priced from $25,995* [w/video]
    1380736800

    Subaru revealed its 2014 XV Crosstrek Hybrid at the New York Auto Show earlier this year, and with the high-riding hybrid hatchback arriving at dealers by the end of this year, pricing has finally been set. Starting at $25,995 (*not including at least $825 for destination charges, which may vary in certain states), the new hybrid model represents a $4,000 ...

  • 0
    Subaru XV Crosstrek
    Report: Subaru gunning for 500,000 US sales by 2015
    1379709000

    For the last four years in a row, Subaru has experienced incredible sales growth including record sales of 336,441 units in 2012. This trend is all but guaranteed to continue this year with 281,652 on the books so far, but Automotive News is reporting the automaker has no plans of slowing down anytime soon. The report says that Subaru is gunning for ...

  • 0
    Subaru XV Crosstrek
    New York: 2014 Subaru XV Crosstrek Hybrid finally adds gas-electric option to the brand [w/video]
    1364506260

    For a company that does a pretty great job of tying its vehicles to the environment – or, better said, to people who like to actually get out into the environment – Subaru hasn't exactly been a leader in green vehicle production. In fact, it's 2013 and the company is finally releasing its first-ever production hybrid, the XV Crosstrek Hybrid. ...

  • 0
    Subaru XV Crosstrek
    Recalls: Subaru issues recall over cars that may start themselves
    1362775440

    Subaru has issued one of the strangest recalls we've come across in some time. As it turns out, certain Subaru models may randomly start their own engines. The issue is confined to select models equipped with an automatic or CVT and the company's optional Audiovox remote engine starter (RES) accessory. If the RES key fob is dropped, it could "randomly ...

  • 0
    Subaru XV Crosstrek
    Report: Subaru to get more BRZ coupes to sell thanks to high demand
    1354562880

    It's no shock to us that the Subaru BRZ is selling extremely well. The insanely fun drift-happy coupe, which was joint-developed with Toyota, has captured the affection of journalists and enthusiasts alike. To that end, Subaru of America has requested – and is set to receive – 2,000 additional BRZs over the next four months. The aim is to ...

  • 0
    Subaru XV Crosstrek
    Review: 2013 Subaru XV Crosstrek
    1352221020

    A Rugged Runabout For The Masses If there's one thing manufacturers can't stand, it's a void in the marketplace. Product planners spend untold hours scouring the automotive spectrum for any whiff of white space, and once found, waste no time in sussing up a new model to fill the vacuum. That's how we wind up with oddities like the Nissan Murano ...

  • 0
    Subaru XV Crosstrek
    Report: Subaru XV is currently the top-selling car... in Switzerland
    1348090140

    Seems that the Swiss Family Robinson has stopped throwing its francs at the Volkswagen Golf, and is instead pelting the Subaru XV Crosstrek with its hard-earned geld. According to the Australian blog Best Selling Cars, the Volkswagen Golf has likely been the number one seller in Switzerland every single month since the hatch was first launched in 1974, ...

  • 0
    Subaru XV Crosstrek
    Official: Subaru announces 2013 XV Crosstrek prices to start at $21,995*
    1345672860

    Subaru has announced pricing for its new 2013 XV Crosstrek. The quasi-crossover starts at $21,995 for the Premium trim, while a Limited model carries an MSRP of $24,495 (*not including a destination charge of $795). The XV Crosstrek is essentially a high-water Impreza five-door with a little extra cladding and ground clearance. Listed at 8.7 inches to be ...

  • 0
    Subaru XV Crosstrek
    New York: 2013 Subaru XV Crosstrek finally arrives Stateside
    1333577160

    If the orange Subaru XV you see here looks familiar, it's because we've seen it before. Not only that, we've driven it. So why, then, would Subaru choose to unveil its high-riding Impreza yet again here at the 2012 New York Auto Show? It's coming to America, that's why. And the car displayed here in the Big Apple is the official U.S. model. The XV ...

  • 0
    Subaru XV Crosstrek
    Automotive April Fools' joke roundup [w/video]
    1333408200

    It's that time of year again. April Fools' came and went over the weekend, and a handful of the world's automakers joined in on a little Spring time fun. From intelligent anti-theft devices and TSA-inspired driver aids to automated NASCAR racers and high-performance hybrids, this year's raft of pranks were as good as any we've seen in past years. With ...

  • 0
    Subaru XV Crosstrek
    Official: Subaru confirms debut of U.S. XV Crosstrek for NY
    1332435660

    Subaru has announced it will debut the 2013 XV Crosstrek at next month's New York Auto Show. While based on the company's Impreza platform, engineers worked in several tweaks to the body and chassis to imbue it with a bit more crossover utility. Additional ride height delivers 8.7 inches of ground clearance and a smattering of black plastic cladding helps ...

  • 0
    Subaru XV Crosstrek
    First Drive: 2013 Subaru XV Crosstrek
    1323795420

    A Utility Knife For The Sensible Shoes Crowd There are stories in every culture about a young man or woman who is supposed to marry someone sensible, attractive, a good cook and good provider. But when the protagonist of the story meets the would-be fiancee's more interesting, vivacious, funny and unconventional sibling or best friend, sparks fly and the ...

  • 0
    Subaru XV Crosstrek
    Report: Subaru to call Impreza crossover XV Crosstrek
    1321639320

    While we already knew that the 2012 Subaru Impreza would spawn the XV crossover overseas, now we may know what it's official name will be when it hits North America: XV Crosstrek. Motor Authority is reporting that the compact crossover will be called XV elsewhere, but for the NA market, Subaru will be appending the Crosstrek badge. Apparently Subaru ...

Autoblog iPhone App
Shop for a vehicle