The new Crosstrek drops the XV and Impreza names, but is almost the same as the XV in Europe, Japan and the rest of the world.
Based on the Impreza, the Crosstrek has black cladding for the wheelarches, rocker panels and roof rails, and 8.7-inch (221mm) ground clearance, 17-inch wheels, and active torque vectoring
Models with CVT have driver adjustable X-Mode for better handling on steep inclines and slippery surfaces. A 6-speed manual is also available.
The Impreza Crosstrek has a 2-liter direct injection boxer 4-cylinder with 152hp (113kW).