Subaru Crosstrek MPG

Subaru’s compact crossover SUV Crosstrek is an exemplary utility conveyance that is a successor of Subaru’s Outback. Subaru has engendered 7 trims under the same nomenclature; Crosstrek Manual, Crosstrek CVT, Crosstrek Premium Manual, Crosstrek Premium CVT, Crosstrek Constrained CVT, Crosstrek Sport CVT and Crosstrek Hybrid.  The fuel economy of Crosstrek trims withal morphs with its transmissions. The Crosstrek manual and premium manual yields 2.0L 6-speed manual w/OD transmission and yields a fuel mileage of 22miles in the city, 29 miles on the highway which is an amalgamated 25 miles per gallon whereas, CVT and premium CVT has 2.0L 8-speed CVT w/OD transmission that possesses fuel mileage of 28miles in the city, 33 in the highway which is 30 miles per gallon amalgamated. Similarly, the Limited CVT and Sport CVT has a 2.5L 8-speed CVT w/OD transmission that yields a gas mileage of 27 miles in the city, 34 miles in clear highway track, and 29 miles accumulated. Whereas, the Hybrid trim with single CVT w/OD transmission acquires 90miles of fuel mileage in a single gallon. Enunciating the fuel tank capacity, every trim (except the hybrid with 13.2) of Subaru’s Crosstrek possesses the same immensely colossal fuel tank of 16.6 liters.

Subaru Crosstrek MPG

Apart from this, Crosstrek has quite an impressive fuel economy in comparison to its competitors. Crosstrek mileage ranges from 22-27 miles in a city area, 29-34 in highway, and 25-30 coalesced howbeit its competitors Mazda CX-30 has fuel mileage ranging from 24-25 on the city, 31-33 on the highway, and 26-28 amalgamated whereas Kia Soul yields fuel mileage ranging from 25-29 in the city, 31-35 on the highway, and 27-32 amalgamated. Similarly, Hyundai venue possesses fuel mileage ranging from 27-30 in the city, 34-35 on the highway, and 30-32 cumulated, where the ranging values are of the 2WD and 4WD respectively among all the competitors.

Comparing the offroading machine Colorado among its trims, following table shows the brief variations of fuel mileage among its trims:

Fuel Economy of 2021 Subaru Crosstrek variants (in mpg)
Variant City Highway Combined
6-speed, 2.0L 24 29 25
8-speed, 2.0L 28 33 30
8-speed, 2.5L 27 34 29

Following table represents the brief information of maximum fuel mileage of Crosstrek and its competitors:

Subaru Crosstrek vs Rivals: Maximum Gas Mileage
Rival Models City Highway Combined
Crosstrek 27 34 30
Mazda CX-30 25 33 28
Kia Soul 29 35 32
Hyundai Venue 30 35 32

Subaru Crosstrek

The Japanese automotive company Subaru which has always been kenned for its exquisite boxer engine holds a market share of 4.3% globally. The Subaru was officially established on 15 July 1953 and commenced the Crosstrek in 2012 for the first time. Subaru Crosstrek is a subcompact Crossover built by Subaru as a successor to the outback sport that debuted in 1994.

Subaru Crosstrek gas mileage

Subaru exhibits Crosstrek with sundry features like Adaptive cruise control, electric powered steering, keyless ignition, rearview camera, tilt and telescopic steering wheel, interior air filtration, turn signal in mirrors, and a plethora of astonishing features. All these features are mitigated and coordinated from the driver’s cabin. Moreover, Crosstrek’s infotainment system is estimable as well. It has 4 months of provided satellite radio accommodation, 6 total verbalizers, USB connections, Satellite Radio, and many more. Apart from this Subaru has endowed Crosstrek with an interminable number of safety features like an LED headlamps, Adaptive headlights, blind-spot monitoring, and lane departure warning systems, all-wheel ABS, Child seat anchors, Daytime running lights, dual front side-mounted airbags, emergency braking preparation, engine immobilizer and substantially more than anything meets the ocular perceiver. As of May 2021, the price of Subaru trims; Crosstrek Manual, Crosstrek CVT, Crosstrek Premium Manual, Crosstrek Premium CVT, Crosstrek Circumscribed CVT, Crosstrek Sport CVT and Crosstrek Hybrid stretches from $23,295, $24,645, $24,345, $25,695, $29,045, $27,545, and $36,395 sequentially.

Specifications of Subaru Crosstrek

Crosstrek is sensationally contrived with a gratifying 4-cylinder direct fuel injection gasoline engine. Articulating the dimensions, crosstrek is nurtured with 104.9inch of wheelbase, length of 176.5 inches, width of 71 inches, and 63.6 inches of height on gasoline and 62.8 inches height on the hybrid genre. This Crosstrek relinquishes with two different sized gasoline engines where the 2.0L variant engenders [email protected] and [email protected] while the 2.5L trims engender [email protected] followed by a torque of [email protected] rpm likewise the Hybrid trim yields [email protected] and torque of [email protected] Crosstrek operates on the customary unleaded fuel all the trims. Subaru has engendered two manual trims with 6-speed manual w/OD transmission, hybrid trim with single CVT w/OD transmission and 8-speed CVT w/OD transmission for the remaining 4 variants. Apart from this, Crosstrek is featured with a paramount magnitude of cargo space. Each of its trims is facilitated with a 55.3 cubic ft area in the front and 20.8 cubic ft in each of the second and third-row advocating it as a spacious conveyance. Conferring more about the Crosstrek, Crosstrek has an all-wheel-drive engine train making it a unseizable 4-wheeler to drive on whether it is on-road or offroad. Crosstrek is amended with impressive rack and pinion power steering wheel technology which accommodates this conveyance with an impressive 35.4 ft of turning radius making it a comfortable and facile operative conveyance to drive. Subaru has revitalized six gasoline Crosstrek Trims with a substantial fuel tank with 16.6 gallons and the hybrid variant with 13.2 gallons of fuel stockpile. The Subaru’s Crosstrek trims possess curb weight of just 3117 to 3717 lbs among its seven trims.

Subaru Crosstrek Hybrid MPG

Moreover, Crosstrek acquires incredible strut suspensions on the front and double-wishbone suspensions on the rear side that avail the congenial and relaxing ride of the Crosstrek. Crosstrek comes up with Aluminium Wheels of size 17*7 inches on both front and rear sides that fit with the P225/60HR17 tire size. This full-time all-wheel drive DOHC engine has a maximum towing capacity of 1500lbs. Furthermore, Subaru has draughted Crosstrek with Stabler gas-pressurized shock absorbers with a minimum ground clearance of 8.7 inches that fosters Crosstrek on off-road trails.

Some of the significant specifications of offroader SUV Crosstrek lineups are briefly tabulated below as well:

Specifications of 2021 Subaru Crosstrek variants
Specification Items Manual CVT Premium Manual Premium CVT Limited CVT Sport CVT Hybrid
Seating Capacity 5 5 5 5 5 5 5
Wheel Base(in) 104.9 104.9 104.9 104.9 104.9 104.9 104.9
Length(in) 176.5 176.5 176.5 176.5 176.5 176.5 176.5
Width (in) 71 71 71 71 71 71 71
Height (in) 63.6 63.6 63.6 63.6 63.6 63.6 62.8
Drive train All Wheel All Wheel All Wheel All Wheel All Wheel All Wheel All Wheel
Engine size 2.0L 2.0L 2.0L 2.0L 2.5L 2.5L 2.0L
Fuel Type Regular Unleaded Regular Unleaded Regular Unleaded Regular Unleaded Regular Unleaded Regular Unleaded Gas/Electric
Cylinder 4 4 4 4 4 4 4
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Transmission 6-speed, manual w/OD 8-speed, CVT w/OD 6-speed, manual w/OD 8-speed, CVT w/OD 8-speed, CVT w/OD 8-speed, CVT w/OD Single speed CVT w/OD
Cargo Capacity

(cu.ft)

55(front)

20.8(second)

20.8(third)

55.3(front)

20.8(second)

20.8(third)

55.3(front)

20.8(second)

20.8(third)

55.3(front)

20.8(second)

20.8(third)

55.3(front)

20.8(second)

20.8(third)

55.3(front)

20.8(second)

20.8(third)

43.1(front)

15.9(second)

15.9(third)

Turning Diameter 35.4 35.4 35.4 35.4 35.4 35.4 35.4
Fuel tank capacity 16.6 16.6 16.6 16.6 16.6 16.6 13.2
Curb weight(lbs) 3117 3118 3146 3223 3298 3265 3717

Nevertheless, Subaru’s Crosstrek is an efficient, potent, fuel economic 4-wheeler, an option that has been sapiently subsidizing its efforts in environmental conservation as well. Thus with the aforementioned facts and figures, we can conclude that Crosstrek is one of the delineative exquisite cars with immensely colossal conveyance to surmount tough terrains.

This review on Subaru Crosstrek mpg, hybrid/gas mileage or fuel economy along with specifications and rivals was submitted by Yogesh D. on May 2021.