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    Subaru XV Crosstrek Starts At $21,995*


    William Maley

    Staff Writer - CheersandGears.com

    August 23, 2012

    Subaru has announced pricing for the new XV Crosstrek, aka the rugged Impreza. Starting at $21,995 (doesn't include a $795 destination charge), the XV Crosstrek gets rugged, SUV-like styling, a stiffened suspension, and 8.7 inches of ground clearance (about 3 inches higher than the normal Impreza).

    Standard equipment for the XV Crosstrek include a 2.0L boxer four-cylinder that produces 148 HP and 145 lb-ft of torque, five-speed manual, a six-speaker AM/FM/CD sound system with iPod integration, USB and AUX inputs, cruise control, Bluetooth connectivity, and 17-inch alloy wheels. The options list includes a CVT, leather, sunroof, and a navigation system.

    Fuel economy for XV Crosstrek is,

    Manual: 23 City/30 Highway

    CVT: 25 City/33 Highway

    The XV Crosstrek arrives at Subaru dealers later in the fall.

    Source: Subaru

    William Maley is a staff writer for Cheers & Gears. He can be reached at william.maley@cheersandgears.com or you can follow him on twitter at @realmudmonster.

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    Pretty interesting auto, one thing that just pisses me off, I know delivery costs vary based on where it is going, but why not just ether always include the price based on average cost and state it could vary or have all auto companies leave it off and state delivery charge extra.

    It is really annoying to see some companies state a car cost including delivery and other state a cost plus delivery.

    Just have a freakin standard on advertising prices so people can properly compare them.

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