2013 Subaru Crosstrek vs. Its Competition

2013 Subaru XV Crosstrek, upstate New York, Dec 2012
Bengt Halvorson Bengt Halvorson Senior Editor

If you like the look of the Crosstrek but don't need the off-road ability or extra ground clearance, don't forget to take a look at the related 2013 Subaru Impreza hatchback.

2013 Subaru XV Crosstrek, upstate New York, Dec 20122013 Subaru Crosstrek
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2013 Jeep Compass Overland2013 Jeep Compass
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2013 Land Rover Range Rover Evoque with Black Design Pack2013 Land Rover Range Rover Evoque
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2013 Mitsubishi Outlander Sport2013 Mitsubishi Outlander Sport
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2012 Subaru Forester 4-door Auto 2.5X Angular Front Exterior View2013 Subaru Forester
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2013 MINI Cooper Countryman FWD 4-door Angular Front Exterior View2013 MINI Cooper Countryman
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Quick Specs
The 2013 Subaru XV Crosstrek aims to provide the kind of trail ability and space for gear that weekend adventurer types need; but it also looks like a great value for Snow Belt commuters and small families -- and an alternative to bulkier crossover utilities.
The 2013 Jeep Compass is affordable and makes good practical sense—but its disappointing interior appointments and lack of refinement limit its appeal.
The 2013 Range Rover Evoque nails the coupe-crossover concept, and puts the off-roading on mute with a sexy shape and a casual elegance.
The 2013 Mitsubishi Outlander Sport is space-efficient, comfortable, and very maneuverable, but its noisy interior and lack of refinement are limiting factors.
The rugged 2013 Subaru Forester handles well and copes confidently with any weather and road surface--and the XT turbo models are sporty--but its economy-car interior and sluggish automatic remain drawbacks.
The biggest MINI, the Countryman adds crossover flexibility to the lineup without diluting the fun-to-drive factor too much.
MSRP From     
Gas Mileage     
23 MPG City / 33 MPG Hwy21 MPG City / 30 MPG Hwy20 MPG City / 28 MPG Hwy23 MPG City / 31 MPG Hwy19 MPG City / 27 MPG Hwy25 MPG City / 35 MPG Hwy
Gas Flat 4Gas I4Turbocharged Gas I4Gas I4Gas Flat 4Gas I4
EPA Class     
Small Sport Utility Vehicle 4WD2WD Sport Utility VehiclesSport Utility 4WD2WD Sport Utility VehicleSport Utility Vehicle - 4WDCompact
Style Name     
5-Door Manual 2.0i PremiumFWD 4-Door Sport5-Door HB Dynamic Premium2WD 4-Door Manual ES4-Door Manual 2.5XFWD 4-Door
All Wheel DriveFront Wheel DriveAll Wheel DriveFront Wheel DriveAll Wheel DriveFront Wheel Drive
Passenger Capacity     
Passenger Doors     
Body Style     
HatchbackSport Utility VehicleSport Utility VehicleSport UtilitySport Utility VehicleSport Utility Vehicle
ManualManualAutomatic w/Manual ShiftManualManualManual
Detailed Spec Comparison
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