New Subaru XV gets 2.5L engine for USA, 184 PS and 239 Nm engine

Brian · Jun 10, 2020 01:42 PM

Subaru has officially revealed the 2021 Subaru Crosstrek, as the Subaru XV is known in the US. The updated Crosstrek now comes with a more powerful 2.5-litre, 184 PS and 239 Nm engine. 

New Powertrain-  30 PS and 42 Nm more than the current 2.0-litre engine

Subaru Crosstrek Limited shown

Subaru Crosstrek Limited shown

While the base and Premium trims retain the same 2.0-litre engine as the 2020 model, the Sport and Limited trims will be getting a new 2.5-litre four-cylinder 184 PS and 239 Nm boxer engine borrowed from the current outgoing Forester and Outback

All trims comes with an optional six-speed manual or CVT.

Exterior- Front bumper, wheel arch moldings and 17-inch wheels 

For the Crosstrek Sport, it gets an updated design featuring a more prominent wheel arch moldings, dark grey 17-inch alloy wheels and a polished gunmetal finish on the grille. 

Interior - StarTex Synthetic upholstery, yellow furniture and faux- carbon fibre accents

The Sport trim gets refurbished with StarTex Synthetic upholstery, yellow stitching, and faux-carbon fibre accents throughout the cockpit. 

Subaru Crosstrek Sport shown

Subaru Crosstrek Sport shown

The current Subaru XV is sold in Malaysia starting from RM 117,788 with only the 2.0 litre engine avaliable.