After extensive testing and research, CR determined this car to be:
- SAFE AND RELIABLE
- GOOD PERFORMANCE
- COMFORTABLE AND CONVENIENT
one of our 138 recommended SUVs
2023 Subaru Crosstrek
Road Test Results
Predicted Owner Satisfaction
- Fuel economy
- Easy to use controls
- Engine noise
- Seat short on lower-back support
- Plug-in hybrid only provides brief electric propulsion and battery robs cargo space
Best Version to Get
For the best value, we think the 2.0i Premium is the right choice for most buyers. EyeSight is a worthwhile option which can be had on all trims except for those equipped with the manual transmission.
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