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2019 Subaru Crosstrek Release Date, Specs, Rumors

Like most of its predecessors from the house of Subaru, the newest model 2019 Subaru Crosstrek, stands out as a captivating piece of art combined with the raw power to unleash the machine that the model conceals within.

The sports SUV comes with a much powerful engine than any other car in the same category. However, the model Sportstrek remains true to its sporty self with sleek features and stylish interior. Increased room and space is an added feature. The 2.0 liter Boxer Engine with Direct Injection will power this car with utility as well.

2019 Subaru Crosstrek front

2019 Subaru Crosstrek incorporated by few Design Changes

If the recently released pictures of the Subaru 2019 Crosstrek are anything to go by, the makers at Subaru have incorporated very few design changes to their latest SUV product in comparison to original flag bearer by the same name launched recently. Although it would not be totally justified to conclude that the 2019 Subaru Crosstrek has completely retained the original model of its recently launched namesake. The 2019 model has a much higher ground clearance and much more muscular and robust appearance.

Also since it is an improved version of the original model it is safe to say one can expect refreshed headlight styles and a wider array of colors to choose from. The newest model will use the same architecture which also underpins the Impreza.

Updates and Colors

Going by the continuous updates on Subaru Global Platform the 2019 Crosstrek is designed to be a global icon of the ride. It will give comfort on wheels, not just in the SUV category but also in the spectrum of all luxury cars.

There are no prominent or pronounced changes to the salient features of the 2019 Subaru Crosstrek if announcements on the Subaru Global Platform are anything to go by. Most of the original features will be retained with subtle changes being introduced in the latest version like bolder color options to choose from like Hyper Blue & Desert Khaki and limited editions available in Jasmine Green pearl and Ice Silver Metallic. As for the entertainment, the new model will get Android Auto, Apple CarPlay and new Multimedia system.

2019 Subaru Crosstrek interior

2019 Subaru Crosstrek Engine Specifications

The new and improved 2019 Subaru Crosstrek has an invigorated new 2.0 liter Boxer Engine with Direct Injection. It comes with the raw power and robust muscular sturdiness that it embodies. This engine will make a 152 horsepower power output. It is a 4-hp gain from the original version, while its torque remains the same at 145 pound-feet.

The transmission system is very unlikely to get a makeover. From its original 6-speed manual transmission with a provision for continuously variable transmission on Limited trims. However, with this engine, the model will give in city/highway 23/29 mpg (manual) and 27/33 mpg (automatic).

2019 Subaru Crosstrek Towing Capacity

The upcoming model is coming with modest towing capacity. It will tow maximum 1,500 pounds. Compared to the other model like CX-5 it loses in this sector. The CX-5 model can tow little more, around 2000 pounds. However, the upcoming model is ideal for the shopping bags or a small staff.

2019 Subaru Crosstrek rear

2019 Subaru Crosstrek Release Date and Price

Although there is no official confirmation of the launch date of the 2019 Subaru Crosstrek on the Global Platform. However, it can be expected to be seen in showrooms by the end of summer 2018. With the only changes introduced to the latest version being very subtle and most of the features of the original version being retained, the price range is not expected to exceed the range of $23,710 to $27,210.

Conclusion and Rivals

Very few major changes are expected in the intrinsic features and engine capacity apart from some tweaks on existing features. The newest one will rival models like Chevrolet Trax, Mazda CX-3Jeep Renegade and also a Honda HR-V.

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