Why adventure enthusiasts dont want the new subaru crosstrek. Well, the gorilla in the room, the 800pound elephant or however that idiom goes. For any vehicles i have driven with a cvt, fun is not the word that comes to mind. And, in order to qualify owners must have their transmissions inspected or repaired before july 31, 2018. But overall, in our testing, the manual returned 25 mpg to the cvts 23. However, it does not apply to salvaged or rebuilt cvts. The 2018 crosstrekwhich is a brand new car for 2018, if you can believe itwould be smashed to bits by the rubicon trail and be liable to cough up a piston if you hitched it to a horse trailer. When the time arrives to maintain or repair your 2018 subaru crosstrek, choose the same quality that came standard from day one. Why adventure enthusiasts dont want the new subaru. Box 6000, cherry hill, nj 080346000 tokyo, japan detailing all currently available models. And our cvtequipped test cars trip computer claimed even better.
Nov 02, 2017 the 2018 subaru crosstrek has a new 2. The 2018 honda fit spaces out when it comes to economycar goodness. Subaru offers a 6speed manual gearbox and a new sport lineartronic cvt in the 2018 wrx. Im trying to understand why the 18 crosstrek equipped with a cvt gets 3mpg more. Nov 21, 2017 the manual gearbox also is restricted to the crosstreks two lower trim levels2. But if the main goal is getting out there, the 2018 subaru crosstrek is basically a. I live on the east coast and drive a lot of back roads and i feel more in control being able to down shift. Truecar has over 1,418,921 listings nationwide, updated daily. Maintain likenew performance with our comprehensive line of genuine 2018 subaru crosstrek replacement parts from subaru parts online. What i absolutely hate about the 2018 subaru crosstrek. What i absolutely hate about the 2018 subaru crosstrek, what is it about this compact.
The 2018 subaru crosstrek smooths over the edges that we didnt like with the last version. If you want schoolbus passenger capacity or extreme pulling power, you still. Im getting ready to place an order for the 2018 crosstrek but am having a hard time deciding whether i want to get the manual or cvt version. See photos and read more about the 2018 subaru crosstrek at car and driver.
Subaru was one of the first automakers to break into the market for small crossovers, and while it now has many competitors from the likes of chevrolet, honda, mazda, nissan and toyota, the crosstrek. The crosstrek is allnew for 2018, which marks its second generation after it became a. The manual gearbox also is restricted to the crosstrek s two lower trim levels2. The 2018 subaru crosstrek crossover packs the imprezas 2. Used 2018 subaru crosstrek for sale near you edmunds. The cvt powertrain performs significantly better by returning 33 mpg on the highway. Come find a great deal on used 2018 subaru crosstreks in your area today. Jul 31, 2017 as with the outgoing model, the 2018 subaru crosstrek comes in three trims. Subaru releases information on the usspec 2018 crosstrek. Page 476 vehicles shown on the cover of this booklet may not be available in all markets.
Model year 2018 and newer crosstrek manual vs cvt subaru. Youll love that genuine subaru parts from our official retailer network function in perfect harmony with your subaru. The 2017 crosstrek essentially returns the same fuel economy, at 26 mpg city33 mpg hwy29 mpg combined, while its 5speed manual curiously manages better fuel economy than the 6speed 2018 crosstrek, at 23 mpg city30 mpg hwy26 mpg combined. For 2018, subaru has moved the crosstrek and the impreza to its new global. The crosstrek is eparated 273329 mpg cityhighwaycombined with the cvt, 232925 mpg with the manual. Its the new subaru crosstreks best feature but you arent using. Check out the specs, performance and fuel economy of the 2018 crosstrek mid size suv. Get detailed information on the 2018 subaru crosstrek 2. Ive been digging through the subreddit to see how people felt about the manual vs cvt and have read that the manual tends to be sluggish and not really worth it. The extension bumps coverage for the cvt up to 10 years100,000 mile.
The 2018 subaru crosstrek is almost the ultimate suv jalopnik. But i find manual shifting to be more interesting driving. The manual gearbox also is restricted to the crosstreks two lower trim levels2. Request a dealer quote or view used cars at msn autos. Does the crosstrek cvt have the paddle shifters, and if so, does anyone use. Get the most useful specifications data and other technical specs for the 2018 subaru crosstrek 2. So it should come as no surprise that the manual crosstrek returns 22 mpg in the city and 29 mpg on the highway. Detailed features and specs for the 2018 subaru crosstrek 2. Its 33mpg highway rating is tops for the awd class, even besting competitors front. Standard is a sixspeed manual transmission that can be optioned to a continuously variable automatic cvt with a sevenspeed manual shift mode. The crosstrek isnt a particularly sporty vehicle to begin with, so im not sure how much a cvt vs manual is going to matter in the funtodrive department. Energy is delivered to the road through a continuously variable transmission a sixspeed manual is available on the base model and subarus excellent allwheeldrive system.
A 6speed manual transmission is standard and manages to make that underwhelming amount of power feel a bit more vigorous, but it does come with a significant fuel economy penalty over the optional continuously variable transmission cvt. Those three words are guaranteed to strike dread in the heart of any gearhead who has ever enjoyed a slickshifting manual transmission or. By ditzaroo, september 18, 2017 in crosstrek xv recommended posts. View detailed specs, features and options for the 2018 subaru crosstrek 2. For 2018 subaru drops the xv name and piles on the features. The 2018 subaru crosstrek is almost the ultimate suv. Find the engine specs, mpg, transmission, wheels, weight, performance and more for the 2018 subaru crosstrek 2. Lets face it, not all wrx buyers are diehard subaru fans. In my 2018 the mpgs are around 2628 mixed city highway. Still thinking about getting a manual crosstrek, but the gas mileage is a bit better for cvt. The 2018 subaru crosstrek is available as a 4door, 5seat sport utility. Subaru gives 2019 crosstrek a few tweaks and a price bump. Mar 04, 2018 subaru offers a 6speed manual gearbox and a new sport lineartronic cvt in the 2018 wrx. The subaru parts online retailer network offers authentic 2018 subaru crosstrek.
In sum, the 2018 subaru crosstrek is an honest, approachable. The manual cars run a constant 5050 frontrear power split, while cvts. The crossover will be available with a manual transmission or optional cvt. Nov 29, 2017 the extension bumps coverage for the cvt up to 10 years100,000 mile. And i think the last post in that thread answered my question about cvt vs manual. The 2018 subaru crosstrek is a rugged, allwheeldrive hatchback packed with value and an adventurous spirit. Explore the 2018 crosstrek specs and performance features. Manual transmission i am looking at crosstreks and am having a hard time deciding on whether i should stay with a manual transmission, which i have driven forever, and try the cvt. Get reliability information for the 2018 subaru crosstrek from consumer reports, which combines extensive survey data and expert technical knowledge. As with the outgoing model, the 2018 subaru crosstrek comes in three trims.1310 196 1254 886 1346 685 1587 1512 815 860 40 91 817 1374 1361 884 46 1314 1632 854 1083 1517 520 1446 1168 1184 159 187 466 1315 335 827 209 727 295 1166 1172 1332