The Truth About Cars » Subaru XV Crosstrek http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com The Truth About Cars is dedicated to providing candid, unbiased automobile reviews and the latest in auto industry news. Sun, 07 Feb 2016 18:00:45 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.2.4 The Truth About Cars is dedicated to providing candid, unbiased automobile reviews and the latest in auto industry news. The Truth About Cars no The Truth About Cars editors@ttac.com editors@ttac.com (The Truth About Cars) 2006-2009 The Truth About Cars The Truth About Cars » Subaru XV Crosstrek http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/themes/ttac-theme/images/logo.gif http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com Subcompact Crossover Sales Doubled In August http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/09/subcompact-crossover-sales-doubled-august-subaru-jeep-lead/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/09/subcompact-crossover-sales-doubled-august-subaru-jeep-lead/#comments Thu, 17 Sep 2015 13:00:17 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1172626 Led by the Subaru XV Crosstrek and Jeep Renegade, U.S. sales of subcompact crossovers jumped 104 percent to nearly 43,000 units in August 2015, a year-over-year gain of 22,000 sales. August marked the second consecutive month in which segment-wide sales more than doubled. The addition of new candidates certainly provides a massive boost to the […]

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Led by the Subaru XV Crosstrek and Jeep Renegade, U.S. sales of subcompact crossovers jumped 104 percent to nearly 43,000 units in August 2015, a year-over-year gain of 22,000 sales. August marked the second consecutive month in which segment-wide sales more than doubled. The addition of new candidates certainly provides a massive boost to the […]

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Old Hat? April 2015 Reveals Another Subaru U.S. Sales Record http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/05/old-hat-april-2015-reveals-another-subaru-u-s-sales-record/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/05/old-hat-april-2015-reveals-another-subaru-u-s-sales-record/#comments Sun, 10 May 2015 14:42:06 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1064218 Subaru reported the brand’s 41st consecutive month of year-over-year U.S. sales improvement last month and in so doing produced the brand’s highest-volume April in the history of Subaru of America. 47,241 Subarus were sold in the United States last month, an 18% increase compared with April 2014. The 7,158-unit increase was powered by gains from […]

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Subaru reported the brand’s 41st consecutive month of year-over-year U.S. sales improvement last month and in so doing produced the brand’s highest-volume April in the history of Subaru of America. 47,241 Subarus were sold in the United States last month, an 18% increase compared with April 2014. The 7,158-unit increase was powered by gains from […]

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Chart Of The Day: How Many Subcompact SUVs Are Automakers Selling? http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2014/11/chart-day-many-subcompact-suvs-automakers-selling/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2014/11/chart-day-many-subcompact-suvs-automakers-selling/#comments Sat, 29 Nov 2014 13:32:26 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=950481 The Chevrolet Trax, Fiat 500X, Honda HR-V, Jeep Renegade, and Mazda CX-3 are coming. The Buick Encore, a pair of taller Minis, and the Nissan Juke are already here. It’s a burgeoning segment, silly in the eyes of many, but useful for automakers who want to cash in on consumers’ desire for fuel efficiency and […]

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The Chevrolet Trax, Fiat 500X, Honda HR-V, Jeep Renegade, and Mazda CX-3 are coming. The Buick Encore, a pair of taller Minis, and the Nissan Juke are already here. It’s a burgeoning segment, silly in the eyes of many, but useful for automakers who want to cash in on consumers’ desire for fuel efficiency and […]

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The Impreza Is Subaru’s Top Seller, Sort Of http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2014/10/impreza-subarus-top-seller-sort/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2014/10/impreza-subarus-top-seller-sort/#comments Tue, 14 Oct 2014 12:39:30 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=930370 Subaru USA didn’t sell as many Imprezas in 2013 as they did in 2012. By Subaru’s reporting methods, Impreza sales have fallen this year, as well, sliding 0.3% through the first three-quarters of 2014. But Subaru narrowly defines the term, “Impreza.” That’s a good thing, as too many automakers don’t provide us with longed-for breakdowns […]

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Subaru USA didn’t sell as many Imprezas in 2013 as they did in 2012. By Subaru’s reporting methods, Impreza sales have fallen this year, as well, sliding 0.3% through the first three-quarters of 2014. But Subaru narrowly defines the term, “Impreza.” That’s a good thing, as too many automakers don’t provide us with longed-for breakdowns […]

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Subaru Uses Nickel-Metal Hydride On XV Crosstrek Hybrid http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/03/subaru-uses-nickel-metal-hydride-on-xv-crosstrek-hybrid/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/03/subaru-uses-nickel-metal-hydride-on-xv-crosstrek-hybrid/#comments Fri, 29 Mar 2013 15:39:21 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=482713 Subaru’s first hybrid car won’t use the lithium-ion batteries that are now commonplace in many current alternative powertrains. Instead, the XV Crosstrek Hybrid will use nickel-metal hydride units, which were used mainly in older hybrid systems. The 2.0L boxer 4-cylinder engine is mated to a 13.4 horsepower electric motor, but the added 300 lbs of […]

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Subaru’s first hybrid car won’t use the lithium-ion batteries that are now commonplace in many current alternative powertrains. Instead, the XV Crosstrek Hybrid will use nickel-metal hydride units, which were used mainly in older hybrid systems. The 2.0L boxer 4-cylinder engine is mated to a 13.4 horsepower electric motor, but the added 300 lbs of […]

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Subaru’s First Hybrid http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/03/subarus-first-hybrid/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/03/subarus-first-hybrid/#comments Wed, 20 Mar 2013 14:58:51 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=481801 The favorite brand of neophyte rally hooligans and alternative lifestyle practitioners everywhere is finally going hybrid. Subaru’s first hybrid product will take the form of this mucus green XV Crosstrek shown here. Unfortunately, no details have been announced, and we’ll have to wait until next week’s New York Auto Show to find out more.

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The favorite brand of neophyte rally hooligans and alternative lifestyle practitioners everywhere is finally going hybrid. Subaru’s first hybrid product will take the form of this mucus green XV Crosstrek shown here. Unfortunately, no details have been announced, and we’ll have to wait until next week’s New York Auto Show to find out more.

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Review: 2013 Subaru XV Crosstrek (Video) http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/03/review-2013-subaru-xv-crosstrek-video/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/03/review-2013-subaru-xv-crosstrek-video/#comments Mon, 18 Mar 2013 19:03:01 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=480465 Apparently I’m a stereotypical Subaru shopper. I’m in my 30s and live on 9-acres of redwood forest in Northern California where I run a small organic egg farm. My nearest neighbor is a mile away and the closest concrete or asphalt driving surface is a 3 mile trek through the woods. During the winter I […]

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Apparently I’m a stereotypical Subaru shopper. I’m in my 30s and live on 9-acres of redwood forest in Northern California where I run a small organic egg farm. My nearest neighbor is a mile away and the closest concrete or asphalt driving surface is a 3 mile trek through the woods. During the winter I […]

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Crash Tests For Dummies: Easy This Year, Hard Next Year http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/10/crash-tests-for-dummies-easy-this-year-hard-next-year/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/10/crash-tests-for-dummies-easy-this-year-hard-next-year/#comments Thu, 04 Oct 2012 12:45:29 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=462692 Four 2013 models, the Lexus ES, the Hyundai Santa Fe, the Subaru XV Crosstrek, and the Dodge Dart received the coveted  “Top Safety Pick” award by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety. For the new Lexus ES models, the award is a relief. The outgoing ES 350 model had earned only a marginal rating in the rear […]

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Four 2013 models, the Lexus ES, the Hyundai Santa Fe, the Subaru XV Crosstrek, and the Dodge Dart received the coveted  “Top Safety Pick” award by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety. For the new Lexus ES models, the award is a relief. The outgoing ES 350 model had earned only a marginal rating in the rear […]

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