Subaru xv review 2017




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  • It may not look it, but the Subaru XV is an all-new vehicle, and an improved take on a compact crossover from the Japanese brand.

    Subaru XV - Impressive XV. Subaru was in early on the small SUV craze - remember the Gravel Express? - and now XV is in its third generation and well.

    The Subaru XV is better than many of its competitors off-road, but is let down by its engine and gearbox.

    Subaru xv review 2017

    Subaru xv review 2017

    The Subaru XV is manufactured in Japan. The new Subaru XV is as practical and roomy as ever, and is now more inviting to sit in. We look forward to sampling the new Subaru XV in Australia, both on-road and off, in the coming months. News 27th Sep

    Subaru xv review 2017

    Subaru xv review 2017

    Subaru xv review 2017

    Subaru xv review 2017

    Subaru xv review 2017

    Subaru XV Review

    Select cars to compare from your search results or vehicle pages. To Save cars from your search results or vehicle pages you must first login. To Save a search to find the cars you like quickly you must first login. Pro Safety; driveability; versatility. Con Engine and gearbox short on sparkle. The new-generation Subaru XV is a taller version of the very impressive new Impreza hatchback, with a more comfortable ride, a longer touring range, and the ability to get you a bit further off the beaten track than most small SUVs.

    The previous XV, which this car replaces, carried a full-sized spare. Subaru substituted a space-saver this time, to leave more room in the boot but also to save weight — because the new car is heavier.

    Subaru xv review 2017

    Having to fool with the centre seatbelt when you fold the rear seatbacks: The Subaru XV drives all four wheels, at all times. Cruise control, and air-conditioning that maintains a set temperature. Controls on the steering wheel for operating the cruise control, the audio system and your phone.

    A colour touchscreen for controlling cabin functions. Support for Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, which lets you display some apps from compatible smartphones on the touchscreen and control them from there.

    Subaru xv review 2017

    Roof rails, which make it easier to fit rooftop luggage systems. Aluminium alloy wheels, and a space-saver spare wheel with speed and distance restrictions. A tyre pressure monitor, which warns you if a tyre is going flat.

    All-wheel-drive, which improves traction and stability on slippery surfaces. Active torque vectoring, which helps the car turn more keenly by braking individual wheels selectively. Hill-start assistance, which controls the brakes to help you take off on uphill slopes. It directs drive to the wheels that have the most grip.

    Seven airbags, and a reversing camera. Electronic stability control, which can help you control a skidding car. For the placement of airbags, and more on XV safety systems, please open the Safety section below. Every Subaru XV carries a three-year, unlimited kilometre warranty. The sole engine available with the Subaru XV is a 2. When teamed with the continuously variable automatic transmission, it uses about 7.

    Subaru xv review 2017

    A very similar engine powers the Subaru Impreza small hatch and sedan. In real-world comparison testing conducted for the January issue of Wheels magazine, an Impreza 2. You could expect the taller, heavier XV to use a little more fuel than an Impreza.

    This places the weight of the engine lower in the car, which — in theory anyway — helps it steer more responsively. And its arrangement of the cylinders in opposed pairs — colloquially a boxer configuration — helps it run very smoothly.

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