Used 2013 Subaru XV Crosstek SUV Crossover Pros & Cons

Pros & Cons of the 2013 Subaru XV Crosstek SUV Crossover

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 Pros Fuel economy is excellent, returning 25 mpg in the city and 33 mpg on the highway.

 Pros All-wheel drive is standard.

 Pros Sporty exterior will appeal to most drivers.

 Pros Comfortable cabin is filled with high-quality materials.

 Pros Choice of manual or continuously variable transmissions.

 Pros High ground clearance for uneven terrain or thick snow.

 Pros Plenty of leg and head room in both rows.

 Pros Generous cargo capacity with the rear seat up and down.

 Pros Unique color choices for the exterior.

 Pros Remains composed on winding roads.

 Pros Small turning circle makes it easy to maneuver and park in tight spaces.

 Pros Cabin in incredibly quiet.

 Pros Extremely smooth ride.

 Pros Optional navigation system is easy to use.

 Pros Low MSRP is very attractive.

 Cons Small engine offers poor acceleration.

 Cons No V6 or turbocharged four-cylinder available.

 Cons Transmission drones when you ask for more power.

 Cons Infotainment system is restricted compared to competition.

 Cons Base audio system is mediocre and even the upgraded one does not have more than six speakers.

 Cons Layout and controls may be a little too simple for some people

 Cons Not many options available to add on for customization.

 Cons Electronic nanny safety feature can be annoying.

 Cons Although it has great ground clearance, don’t expect to go deep off-road as it does not have enough torque to help you out, if you get stuck.