Subaru has announced plans to expand its lineup with the 2013 Subaru XV Crosstrek that will officially debut at the 2012 New York Auto Show. The XV Crosstrek shares its platform with the Impreza.
The 2013 XV Crosstrek is powered by a 148-horsepower 2.0-liter BOXER engine, teamed to Symmetrical All-Wheel Drive via a five-speed manual transmission or available second-generation Lineartronic CVT. Although the official specs have not been released, Subaru projects the 2013 Subaru XV Crosstrek to be the most fuel-efficient all-wheel drive crossover on the market with a 25 mpg city / 33 mpg highway / 28 mpg combined rating.
Although the XV Crosstrek is based on the Impreza five-door, Subaru gave it a higher ride height, Black side- and wheel-arch cladding, a rocker spoiler and roof rails that provide expand its capability. It also gets unique 17-inch wheels and the front and rear bumpers and the front grille are unique.
The 2013 Subaru XV Crosstrek crossover will be offered with two trim levels: Premium and Limited. Come back for all the info from the show next month.