The 2019 Subaru XV returns for soon with some updates. Available in both gas-powered and hybrid versions. Often described as a “lifted Impreza,” the new XV has the exact body style as the Impreza 5-door but has the ground clearance of the Forester or Outback at 8.7 inches. This gives you that “higher up” ride and allows easier entering and exiting of the vehicle. It has the road feel and control of the Outback, making it feel like a SUV that handles like a car.
It’s hard for us to fully recommend the XV especially from a practical point of view. Subaru’s own Forester is costly, for instance, but on the upside it offers more power, added interior space without compromising the fuel economy, and more importantly has a solid off-road ability. The new 2019 Subaru XV will surely not take a lot to attract attention in the compact crossover class. For one thing, the vehicle is the only type in its segment that will boast of a gas-electric hybrid and more so a standard gas powered base model.
2019 Subaru XV Exterior and Interior Design
The 2019 Subaru XV is anticipated to come with many design changes. amongst the changes is a back end that is altered in a big way. Further, the body work will be such that the SUV is simple to distinguish with most of its element being reduced to create it look way additional pretty and slim. All trims now feature a new front fascia, headlights and grille. Gas models sport new 17-inch dark grey machine-finished alloy wheels. The fog light of this SUV would be steering responsive which is a security feature that will come in usable for rivers in the US.
Interiors of Premium and higher trims receive orange stitching on the door armrests, center console and shift lever handle as well as a redesigned steering wheel. Limited and Hybrid Touring models add gloss black and silver dash trim. Added driver assist technologies available on the XV for 2019 include Blind Spot Detection, Lane Change Assist and Rear Cross Traffic Alert, and they are standard on Limited and Hybrid Touring models. We can all reminisce how the 2019 Subaru XV made headlines with its new novelties which included a new base trim level, a 7′ touchscreen, and 6.2′ touchscreen with smartphone-app connectivity.
2019 Subaru XV Release Date and Price
It looks like Subaru will most likely reveal the car in early 2019. Its actual release date should be set closer to the mid of 2019. Costs shouldn’t move too far in either course of the $23,000 tag of the active model when it touches base in showrooms not long from now.
2019 Subaru XV Engine Specs and Performance
This SUV has already been dubbed as one of the most fuel efficient in the United States of America in the all-wheel category. Even though some engine options are still unknown, according to rumors new Subaru XV 2019 will be powered up by 2.0 liter four cylinder flat engine with 148 horsepower. Its fuel economy is estimated at 34 mpg. The electric engine will be able to produce up to 10 kW and will support CVT transmission. This is expected to reduce consumption 2019 Subaru XV to as low as 31 mg.