Jump to content



Advertisement

Advertisment

Advertisement

Subaru XV Gets A New Name


When the Subaru XV crossover arrives onto our shores sometime next year, it will come with a different name.

During a presentation at the LA Auto Show this week, Subaru of America's Executive Vice President, Thomas J. Doll confirmed the Impreza-based crossover will be named the Subaru XV Crosstrek, not the Impreza Outback Sport.

Posted Image


Why the name change? Well there could be two reasons. The first is the Impreza is known as the inexpensive compact car in Subaru's lineup. By separating all the different variants of the Impreza (XV Crosstrek, WRX, and STi), they can charge more for them. Secondly, Subaru has seen good sales results from separating the Legacy and Outback lines.

The Subaru XV Crosstrek will make it's way to the US in 2012 as a 2013 model.

Source: Car & Driver

2 Comments

with some different styling tweaks that could have been a good replacement for the caliber. (though maybe too high to replace a entry sedan, vs a "cute ute")
    • 0
  • Quote
I like it. I hope they stick the 2.5L in it though, because I've heard the new Impreza is rather anemic with the new smaller injun, if they try it in this higher-riding Crosstrek, they'll be asking fer trouble.
    • 0
  • Quote

or Sign In


Advertisement

Reviews

Review: 2016 Scion iM

Saying farewell to Scion

Review: 2016 Nissan Titan XD Pro-4X

Filling in the white space between light and heavy-duty pickups.

Review: 2016 Hyundai Tucson Limited AWD

Months after our first drive, do we still think the Tucson is one of the best?


Advertisment

About Us

Founded - 2001
We Cars

Contact and Info

Pittsburgh, PA 15221
Phone: (412) 879-0455
Email: admin@cheersandgears.com