Japanese Automaker is preparing its new model and it is a 2017 Subaru Crosstrek. Compared to the current model, it will show some minor changes.
Design of exterior and changes
Subaru Company has made lots of changes to the current 2016 model. It has got a completely new front end appearance. As to say, it got a new grille, revised headlamps, bumper and etc. It has also undergone new wheel design. Therefore, there was no need for some major changes to the next year’s 2017 model. We can expect new design and some other changes, such as new platform for 2018 model. However, 2017 Subaru Crosstrek will come with some small upgrades inside and outside. Its design will be elegant, sophisticated and very handsome. It will be a great for both on road and off road driving. Some sources claim that it will be a bit lighter because of the usage of lightweight materials but the information is not yet confirmed.
Design of interior and features
When it comes to interior design of 2017 Subaru Crosstrek, it will be the same case as for the exterior. Since this model has received the facelift last year, the interior will remain almost the same for the 2017 model. Still, some small modifications are expected. Higher trim levels will get redesigned steering wheel and orange stitching on the center console, door armrests etc. Speaking of the equipment, new Subaru will receive many new modern features. Some of the standard features will be Bluetooth, audio system, CD player, infotainment system, Blind Spot Detection, Rear Cross Traffic Alert etc.
2017 Subaru Crosstrek engine
Under the hood of 2017 Subaru Crosstrek will be placed several types of engines. Those are 1.6-liter and 2.0-liter DOHC engines. It will also be offered with 2.0-liter Boxer four cylinder engine. This one will be able to make 148 horsepower and 145 pound-feet of torque. Estimated fuel economy with CVT is 26 mpg in the city and 34 mpg on the highway. With five-speed manual gearbox it is rated at 23/31 mpg in the city/highway drive. Hybrid version is rated at 30/34 mpg in the city/highway.
Release date and price
According to the latest news, 2017 Subaru Crosstrek should hit the market in the fall of 2016. Speaking of the price, it should be similar to the price of the current model, which is around $26,000.