2022 Subaru Crosstrek vs. Its Competition

2022 Subaru Crosstrek
Martin Padgett Martin Padgett Editorial Director

The Crosstrek competes with a wide range of small crossover utility vehicles.

The Honda HR-V is practical and spacious, but best suited for around town.

Fun-to-drive and right-sized, the Mazda CX-30 doesn’t pretend to have off-road-ready hardware.

The Jeep Renegade veers in the opposite direction; it’s hugely capable, but also expensive.

The Kia Seltos cuts a stylish shape with a good value but has a balky transmission, which could also be said about the Hyundai Kona.

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2022 Honda HR-V2022 Honda HR-V
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2022 Kia Seltos2022 Kia SeltosGet Your Price2021 Hyundai Kona2021 Hyundai Kona2021 Jeep Renegade2021 Jeep Renegade
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Quick Specs
The 2022 Subaru Crosstrek flexes safety and traction more than it does power.
The 2022 Honda HR-V puts a flexible cargo space to the fore, while performance takes a back seat.
The 2022 Kia Seltos pairs a superlative warranty and a low price to step to the front of Kia’s small-crossover lineup.
The 2021 Hyundai Kona wears like statement jewelry, and drives like a bargain.
The 2021 Jeep Renegade is the small off-road SUV that doesn’t know how to quit.
The 2021 Mazda CX-30 is great-looking, spacious, and more polished and fun-to-drive than other compact competitors, but it’s a step behind in value and features.
MSRP From     
Gas Mileage     
22 MPG City / 34 MPG Hwy26 MPG City / 34 MPG Hwy25 MPG City / 35 MPG Hwy25 MPG City / 33 MPG Hwy21 MPG City / 30 MPG Hwy22 MPG City / 33 MPG Hwy
Regular Unleaded H-4Regular Unleaded I-4Regular Unleaded I-4Regular Unleaded I-4Regular Unleaded I-4Regular Unleaded I-4
EPA Class     
Small SUV 4WDSmall Station WagonsSmall SUV 4WDSmall SUV 2WDSmall SUV 2WDSmall SUV 2WD
Style Name     
ManualLX 2WD CVTLX IVT AWDSE Automatic FWDJeepster FWD *Ltd Avail*2.5 S FWD
All Wheel DriveFront Wheel DriveAll Wheel DriveFront Wheel DriveFront Wheel DriveFront Wheel Drive
Passenger Capacity     
Passenger Doors     
Body Style     
Sport UtilitySport UtilitySport UtilitySport UtilitySport UtilitySport Utility
Manual w/ODCVT w/ODCVT w/ODAutomatic w/ODAutomatic w/ODAutomatic w/OD
Detailed Spec Comparison
 2022 Subaru Crosstrek vs. 2022 Honda HR-V2022 Subaru Crosstrek vs. 2022 Kia Seltos2022 Subaru Crosstrek vs. 2021 Hyundai Kona2022 Subaru Crosstrek vs. 2021 Jeep Renegade2022 Subaru Crosstrek vs. 2021 Mazda CX-30