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Subaru XV Crosstrek 2.0i Premium (2014)

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Subaru XV Crosstrek 2.0i Premium (2014) review: 32 facts and highlights

Subaru XV Crosstrek 2.0i Premium (2014)
Subaru XV Crosstrek 2.0i Premium (2014)
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Why is Subaru XV Crosstrek 2.0i Premium (2014) better than the average?

  • Height
    1.61mvs1.73m
  • better fuel economy (city)
    12.3l/100 kmvs14.16l/100 km
  • more airbags
    7vs6.74
  • Width
    1.78mvs1.93m
  • smaller turn radius
    10.6mvs11.68m
  • better fuel economy (highway)
    9.4l/100 kmvs10.33l/100 km
  • Weight
    1.41tvs1.92t
  • shorter length
    4.45mvs4.75m

Top specs, facts and figures

General info

1.Has four-wheel drive
Subaru XV Crosstrek 2.0i Premium (2014)

Four-wheel drive is a system where torque is distributed to all four wheels of the vehicle. It is beneficial in some circumstances such as providing increased traction in tricky weather conditions, but is most suited to off-road driving.

2. smaller turn radius

10.6m

The turn radius indicates the smallest circular turn a car can make. With a smaller turn radius it is easier to perform a U-turn in one attempt instead of having to reverse back and forth in order to turn around.

Best

Suzuki Jimny (2014)

9.8m

3. longer drivetrain warranty (years)

5yrs

The drivetrain warranty covers parts of the car such as the engine, transmission, driveshaft etc. This is usually longer than the basic warranty. It lasts either a certain number of years or amount of kilometres driven.

Best

Mitsubishi Pajero (2017)

10yrs

4. longer basic warranty (years)

3yrs

The basic warranty of a car covers all aspects other than parts which are subject to normal wear and tear, such as windscreen wipers and brake pads. It lasts either a certain number of years or amount of kilometres driven.

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Hyundai Nexo (2019)

5yrs

5.Has fully independent suspension
Subaru XV Crosstrek 2.0i Premium (2014)

This allows all four wheels to move up and down independently, providing a smoother ride when, for example, going over bumps in the road.

6.Has a petrol (gasoline) engine
Subaru XV Crosstrek 2.0i Premium (2014)

A petrol (gasoline) engine offers several advantages over diesel. For example the engines tend to be lighter and cheaper than their diesel counterparts. Petrol engines also tend to have higher horsepower, and the fuel is more readily available.

Dimensions

1.height

1.61m

Best

Volvo XC70 (2015)

917mm

2. greater cargo volume (seats down)

1470l

A larger cargo area is more practical as it allows you to transport more things. With some vehicles you can put the rear seats down in order to gain more space for cargo.

Best

Chevrolet Suburban LT AWD (2015)

3429l

3.width

1.78m

Best

Suzuki Jimny (2014)

1.6m

4. longer wheelbase

2.63m

The wheelbase is the distance between the center of the front and rear wheels. A longer wheelbase provides the car with more stability and a smoother ride (although a shorter wheelbase can provide more responsive handling).

Best

Chevrolet Suburban LT AWD (2015)

3.3m

5. greater cargo volume

632l

A larger cargo area is more practical as it allows you to transport more things.

Best

Ford Explorer (2017)

2313.5l

6. more headroom (rear)

958mm

More headroom in the rear of the car makes for a more comfortable passenger experience, and is especially important for taller people. It is also useful if you are transporting cargo in the rear of the vehicle.

Best

Ford Explorer (2017)

1.03m

Engine

1. larger fuel tank

60l

A larger fuel tank means that you have to stop to refill less often.

Best

Chevrolet Suburban LT AWD (2015)

117l

2. better fuel economy (city)

12.3l/100 km

Fuel economy is a measurement of fuel efficiency, based on how far you can travel with a certain amount of petrol (gasoline). A lower fuel economy means the car will be cheaper to run.

Best

Peugeot 3008 HYbrid4 Active (2014)

3l/100 km

3. higher maximum torque

197Nm

Torque is a measurement of an engine’s power, closely related to horsepower. More torque indicates a more powerful car, and is also a good indication of its acceleration.

Best

Lamborghini Urus (2019)

850Nm

4. more horsepower

148hp

Horsepower is the most common unit for measuring the power of an engine.

Best

Faraday Future FF 91

1050hp

5. better fuel economy (highway)

9.4l/100 km

Fuel economy is a measurement of fuel efficiency, based on how far you can travel with a certain amount of petrol (gasoline). A lower fuel economy means the car will be cheaper to run.

Best

Peugeot 3008 HYbrid4 Active (2014)

3.4l/100 km

6. larger engine size

2l

This measurement is the total volume of all the engine's cylinders, also known as the engine displacement. This is one of many aspects of an engine that determine its horsepower, but generally speaking a greater size indicates more power.

Best

Cadillac Escalade (2015)

6.2l

Features

1. more airbags

7

Airbags are designed to cushion occupants in the event of an impact. The standard number is around six as some cars now incorporate additional ones, such as knee airbags, side airbags and side curtain airbags.

Best

Ford Edge (2017)

14

2.Has Bluetooth
Subaru XV Crosstrek 2.0i Premium (2014)

Bluetooth is a wireless technology that allows you to easily transfer data between different devices, such as smartphones, tablets and computers.

3.Has height-adjustable seat belts
Subaru XV Crosstrek 2.0i Premium (2014)

Height-adjustable seat belts permit passengers of different sizes to move the seat belt up or down for improved comfort. They are also especially useful for increasing the safety of children.

4.USB ports

1

With more USB ports, you are able to connect more devices.

Best

GMC Yukon SLE (2015)

5

5.Has ISOFIX/LATCH
Subaru XV Crosstrek 2.0i Premium (2014)

ISOFIX (also known as LATCH) is a standard system of attachment points for child safety seats, allowing them to be fitted quickly and safely.

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