The 2023 Crosstrek: Subaru’s Most Affordable SUV is Well Stacked

Subaru's Crosstrek SUV is both legendary and quiet affordable

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Subaru’s 2023 Crosstrek, with a starting msrp of $23,645 USD, is the most affordable SUV the company makes. All Crosstrek SUV comes standard with Subaru’s famous, Symmetrical All-Wheel Drive, Active Torque Vectoring technologies. The vehicle has 8.7-inch ground clearance, making it a very capable compact SUV.

What the base 2023 Crosstrek brings to the table

Both The Crosstrek Base and Premium models are equipped with a 152-hp 2.0-liter 4-cylinder BOXER engine. Both of these Crosstrek trim levels are offered with either a (standard) 6-speed manual transmission or you can have your car with an (optional) Lineartronic CVT (continuously variable transmission).

2023 Crosstrek SUV with Road Bikes
2023 Crosstrek SUV with bike rack | Subaru

What are the fuel economy numbers like?

The Crosstrek models equipped with the company’s CVT transmission achieved an EPA-estimated fuel economy of 28 city and 33 highway, for a combined 30 MPG. The 6-speed manual trims achieved 22 city and 29 highway, for a combined 25 MPG.

You can also get your Crosstrek in The Special Edition trim. This trim comes standard with Subaru’s 2.0 liter BOXER engine combined with the Lineartronic CVT.

The Crosstrek looks like no other SUV

The Crosstrek’s exterior design features a bold and athletic look, with its large grille, sleek headlights and stylish fog lights. The interior is spacious and comfortable, with heated front seats, a panoramic sunroof, and plenty of legroom for passengers.

It also comes with a variety of tech features, like Apple CarPlay, Android Auto, and a 6.5-inch touchscreen infotainment system.

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2023 Crosstrek | Subaru

Subaru’s class leading safety is on tap

In terms of safety, the Crosstrek SUV offers a range of advanced driver-assist features, like EyeSight Driver Assist Technology, Blind Spot Detection with Rear Cross-Traffic Alert, and Reverse Automatic Braking. All of these features work together to help you avoid collisions and keep you safe on the road.

Is the 2023 Crosstrek SUV for me?

Overall, the Subaru Crosstrek SUV is a great choice for anyone looking for an affordable, reliable, and capable compact SUV. With its impressive fuel economy and advanced safety features, it’s a great option for those who want to get the most out of their money.

Even though the 2023 Crosstrek is the most affordable SUV you can purchase from Subaru, you will be getting a deal considering the total package and then of course there’s that resale value.

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