New York: 2013 Subaru XV Crosstrek revealed image

The Japanese based automaker Subaru has officially pulled the wraps off the 2013 XV Crosstrek during the 2012 New York Auto Show.

After the 2013 Subaru XV Crosstrek was officially presented to the public in Asia and Europe, the model has recently made its North American debut during the 2012 New York Auto Show. According to the car manufacturer, the 2013 Subaru XV Crosstrek is based on the same platform as the Impreza and it’s coming with the same symmetrical all-wheel drive system, just as all of the company’s models, except the BRZ sports car. The 2013 Subaru XV Crosstrek is also coming with a four-wheel independent suspension system which has been raised compared to the Impreza models, offering the vehicle the ability to ride off-road too.

The 2013 Subaru XV Crosstrek will be offered in two trim levels, the Premium and the Limited, and the entry-level will be fitted with Bluetooth, audio streaming, power doors, locks and windows, tilt/telescoping steering wheels audio controls, security system, USB / auxiliary connectivity and iPod control. The Limited version will add the 6.1-icn touch screen display, power moonroof, windshield wiper de-icer, heated front seats, heated mirrors, rear view camera and navigations.

Under the hood, the 2013 Subaru XV Crosstrek is coming with the 2.0 liter naturally aspirated flat-four engine, which is developing a total output of 148 horsepower. The model can return an estimated 25 / 33 mpg in city / highway and 28 mpg combined. The price list for the 2013 Subaru XV Crosstrek will be announced soon.