Subaru Crosstrek Confirmed For Australia

Subaru Crosstrek – Subaru Australia confirms that the all-new Symmetrical All-Wheel Drive Subaru Crosstrek is bound for Australia. Essentially the new generation XV. 

All-New Subaru Crosstrek Confirmed For AustraliaIn 2012, Subaru took the best things they have ever done and put it into one of the best things they have ever done to pioneer the small SUV category, with the launch of Subaru XV. And now Subaru creates history again, redefining the category it pioneered with the all-new Symmetrical All-Wheel Drive Subaru Crosstrek coming soon to Australia.

Subaru Australia’s Managing Director, Blair Read, said: “We’re excited to confirm the next-generation XV is coming to Australia soon, and it will carry the Crosstrek nameplate.

All-New Subaru Crosstrek Confirmed For Australia

“The new name embodies what the Crosstrek does and is, an All-Wheel Drive crossover small SUV that’s capable of trekking almost anywhere you please, whether that’s urban driving or outdoor adventures, with absolute confidence and enjoyment.

“The all-new Subaru Crosstrek SUV encapsulates an active lifestyle, through its distinctive exterior design and drivability, and offers plenty of versatility meaning its skilled to take on any adventure with a sense of ease.”

Once again, Subaru has stamped its authority on what makes a small All-Wheel Drive SUV, with unrivalled capability, matched with refined and rugged style and the latest safety and infotainment technology.

All-New Subaru Crosstrek Confirmed For Australia

Subaru Crosstrek Features

Alongside this, the all-new Subaru Crosstrek represents a step change in driver and passenger ergonomics and comfort. Taking a human-centred design approach, the all-new Subaru Crosstrek has been years in development. In collaboration with medical schools, Subaru designers studied the structure and movement of the human body to design a small SUV that delivers advanced comfort, sound ergonomics and an intuitive connection between driver, vehicle and road.

Building on Subaru’s reputation for producing ultra-safe vehicles, the all-new Subaru Crosstrek will comprise cutting-edge safety features, including the latest generation EyeSight® Driver Assist system and Driver Monitoring System – Driver Focus (DMS)* to offer another layer of safety and help reduce the chance of accidents. Additionally, featuring 9 SRS† airbags, the all-new Subaru Crosstrek is well-equipped in case of a collision.

All-New Subaru Crosstrek Confirmed For Australia

Furthermore, the feeling of confidence is further underpinned by the Subaru Global Platform with a refined inner frame that increases cabin strength and delivers a quieter and more comfortable ride.

Inside the cabin, the all-new Subaru Crosstrek will feature state-of-the-art intuitive infotainment technology to increase user-friendliness and convenience. Such features include, a 11.6-inch infotainment touchscreen, wireless Apple CarPlay® and Android Auto™ connectivity‡ and the ultimate convenience of wireless smartphone charging§.

All-New Subaru Crosstrek Confirmed For Australia

Under the bonnet, the all-new Subaru Crosstrek will be powered by a sporty yet refined direct injection 2.0-litre Boxer engine and a Lineartronic® transmission with 8-speed paddle shift manual mode, and the option of a Hybrid variant boasting a robust Subaru e-Boxer engine.

More information regarding Australian specification for this model will be revealed in the coming months.

All-New Subaru Crosstrek Confirmed For Australia

More details

In the meantime, customers can register their interest in the all-new Symmetrical All-Wheel Drive Subaru Crosstrek at subaru.com.au/crosstrek to stay up to date with the latest information.

* Driver Monitoring System performance and capability dependent on environmental and technical conditions. Refer to Owner’s Manual for full details.

All-New Subaru Crosstrek Confirmed For Australia

† SRS: Supplement Restraint System. Effective when used in conjunction with seatbelts.
‡ Compatible Apple® or Android™ device required.
§ Compatible Qi enabled and compliant device required.

Overseas model shown in accompanying imagery

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Rob Fraser – General dogsbody & Director Rob is the founder of the business. He constantly mutters something about way too many red wines one evening being to blame. Often known for taking the 4WD in the driveway over the sports car, he has travelled pretty much everywhere in Australia and when he is bored goes for a drive. He first learned to drive on the farm in a left hand drive WW11 Jeep when he was 11, and was hooked on 4WDriving way back then. In addition to 4WD he is an avid motoring enthusiast and has maintained a strong interest in the industry ever since his teens. He has owned way too many cars in his time as well. Having previously lived at the top of corporate life he retired in 2000 and hasn’t put a suit and tie on since. Cars are his passion so why not have a business doing what you love he figures. He has towed either a caravan or camper trailer to most parts of Australia, has run guided tours for camper trailers’ and instructed drivers in off road towing.