SUBARU ANNOUNCES PRICING ON 2014 XV CROSSTREK HYBRID
-First Subaru Hybrid - based on popular gas model XV Crosstrek, hybrid
offers same Capability and Utility
-High-efficiency, Go-Anywhere Crossover with standard Symmetrical
-Well-equipped and priced from $25,995
Cherry Hill, N.J. - Subaru of America, Inc. has announced pricing on
the carmaker's first-ever production hybrid vehicle, the XV Crosstrek
Hybrid, arriving in dealerships in late 2013. The Hybrid is based on
the successful XV Crosstrek crossover model and retains its
all-terrain capability while providing better fuel efficiency and
improved driving dynamics.
Starting at $25,995, the 2014 XV Crosstrek Hybrid offers a roomy,
versatile, fun-to-drive crossover that combines bold five-door design
with a refined chassis, high fuel economy and everyday comfort.
"The XV Crosstrek model has been an instant hit since going on
sale in September 2012, selling approximately 45,000 units in its
first year and showing there is a strong market for a compact CUV that
provides strong looks, safety, AWD capability and good fuel
economy." said Thomas J. Doll, president, and chief operating
officer, Subaru of America, Inc. "The XV Crosstrek Hybrid will
now combine those proven Subaru attributes with hybrid technology and
will appeal still further to ecologically-minded consumers," The
sales success of the 2014 XV Crosstrek, mirrors the growth of the
Subaru brand overall, which is on track to achieve its
fifth-consecutive year of sales increases and top 400,000 vehicle
sales in the US market in 2013.
All XV Crosstrek Hybrids are equipped with 2.0-liter, 4-cylinder BOXER
engine and Subaru Symmetrical All-Wheel Drive. Available in a standard
trim and top-of-the-line Touring, models include a 13.4 hp/48 lb. ft.
electric drive motor integrated into the Lineartronic® continuously
The 2014 Subaru XV Crosstrek Hybrid builds upon the utility and
versatility of the gas model, while offering enhanced handling.
Significantly, the hybrid model uses the same Active Torque Split
version of Symmetrical All-Wheel Drive as in the gasoline model,
preserving the all-weather performance that Subaru customers expect.
The system sends torque to the four wheels all the time and adjusts
the torque distribution in response to acceleration, cornering and
road conditions. The Hybrid also retains the 8.7-inch ground clearance
and 4-wheel independent suspension of other XV Crosstrek models and
adds special chassis tuning for more agile handling.
The cargo area is outfitted as standard with a removable cover as well
as removable waterproof cargo tray, tie-down hooks and grocery bag
hooks. Subaru dealers offer a number of accessories for the standard
roof rails for carrying items such as bicycles and kayaks.
The 2014 XV Crosstrek Hybrid serves as the top model in this series
and features numerous exclusive design features. The rear light
clusters and the stop lamps use energy-saving light-emitting diode
(LED) technology. The high-grade color multi-function display is
exclusive to the XV Crosstrek Hybrid and featured on both models. The
4.3-in. LCD screen can show the hybrid system's energy flow according
to driving conditions. Using switching screens, the display combines
driving operation information with entertainment content, including
the standard rear vision camera.
The navigation system in the XV Crosstrek Hybrid Touring uses a
6.1-inch touch screen LCD display and voice control, iTunes® tagging,
SMS text messaging capability, SiriusXM Satellite Radio® and SiriusXM
NavTraffic® (4-month trial subscriptions included). The navigation
system also features Aha® Infotainment smartphone integration
featuring radio stations, newsfeeds, audiobooks and more. The XV
Crosstrek Hybrid includes all the standard equipment from the XV
Crosstrek Premium model and adds keyless access and start, automatic
climate control system, upgraded instrument cluster, high-grade
multi-function display, body-color foldable side mirrors with integral
turn signals, leather-wrapped steering wheel with silver stitching,
chrome exterior door handles and more. The XV Crosstrek Hybrid
Touring, starting at $29,295, model adds a touch-screen navigation
system, leather-trimmed seating and a power moonroof.
2014 XV CROSSTREK HYBRID
Model/Trim Transmission MSRP MSRP + destination and delivery
XV Crosstrek Hybrid CVT $25,995 $26,820
XV Crosstrek Hybrid Touring CVT $29,295 $30,120
Destination & Delivery is $825 and may vary in the following
states: CT, HI, MA, ME, NH, NJ, NY, RI and VT. D&D is $945 for
dealers in Alaska.
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