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Subaru News: Subaru XV Crosstrek Starts At $21,995*

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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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The XV Crosstrek is a sweet package.

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i have to admit i agree, although i still think the new Impreza is rather stark inside. and freaky outside

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      The 2020 Legacy will arrive at Subaru retailers this fall, with pricing announced closer to the on-sale date.
    • By William Maley
      Tesla isn't done with price cuts it seems. Bloomberg reports that the automaker has dropped the price of all Model 3 models by $1,100 - bringing the base price to $42,900. The reason cited by Tesla was the end of a customer referral program that ended up costing them more than they realize.
      The program gave new owners six months of free supercharging if they were referred by a friend. Those who referred a number of people got rewarded with various prizes such as getting the next-generation Tesla Roadster.
      This is the second price cut for Model 3 this year. Last month, Tesla instituted a $2,000 price cut on their lineup to soften the blow of the Federal Tax Credit being cut from $7,000 to $3,750.
      Source: Bloomberg

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