2018 Subaru Crosstrek Reviews, Ratings & Specs

Kelley Blue Book Value®
$23,351 - $31,094
New Fair Market Range
Crash Test Rating
Source NHTSA
MPG (up to)
27 City / 33 HWY
Horsepower
152
Seats
5
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Kelley Blue Book Value®
$23,351 - $31,094
New Fair Market Range
Crash Test Rating
Source NHTSA
MPG (up to)
27 City / 33 HWY
Horsepower
152
Seats
5

Ranks #2 By Owner Reviews

Expert Review

By Kelley Blue Book Editorial Staff

4.7 Overall Score
Performance 4.5 Comfort 4.6 Styling 4.5 Value 4.6

Editor's Overview

Though based on a 5-door Impreza, the 2018 Subaru Crosstrek is very much its own model, blurring the lines between hatchback and SUV thanks to its ample ground clearance, rugged looks and outdoor-oriented features. The Crosstrek isn't as athletic as the Volkswagen Alltrack, but its reputation for practicality, reliability and high resale value make this Subie a standout.

Subaru Crosstrek Models & Trims

Base $23,351 - $25,904*
Horsepower: 152 hp
Engine Type: Regular Unleaded H-4
Standard Seating: Cloth
Standard Wheels: 17, 17 X 7 in. - Aluminum
Bluetooth
Navigation System
Heated Seats
Sun Roof
Back-Up Camera
Premium Audio
Smart Device Integration
WiFi Hotspot
Keyless Start
Keyless Entry
Automated Emergency Braking
Blind Spot Monitor
Cross-Traffic Alert
Lane Departure Warning
Premium $25,853 - $28,470*
Horsepower: 152 hp
Engine Type: Regular Unleaded H-4
Standard Seating: Cloth
Standard Wheels: 17, 17 X 7 in. - Aluminum
Bluetooth
Navigation System
Heated Seats
Sun Roof
Back-Up Camera
Premium Audio
Smart Device Integration
WiFi Hotspot
Keyless Start
Keyless Entry
Automated Emergency Braking
Blind Spot Monitor
Cross-Traffic Alert
Lane Departure Warning
Limited $28,327 - $31,094*
Horsepower: 152 hp
Engine Type: Regular Unleaded H-4
Standard Seating: Leather
Standard Wheels: 18, 18 X 7 in. - Aluminum
Bluetooth
Navigation System
Heated Seats
Sun Roof
Back-Up Camera
Premium Audio
Smart Device Integration
WiFi Hotspot
Keyless Start
Keyless Entry
Automated Emergency Braking
Blind Spot Monitor
Cross-Traffic Alert
Lane Departure Warning

*Prices are Kelley Blue Book® Fair Market Range

Owner Reviews

4.84

176 Reviews

85% 15% 1% 2 star 0% 1 star 0%

Owner reviews are verified by our team and cannot be altered or removed.

Our dream car would definitely be the Subaru Crosstrek.

The Subaru Crosstrek is amazing! The car is so reliable and sporty chic. It comes with Apple carplay which was a big plus for me. I feel very safe driving it in any weather condition and any type of geography. My husband has used Subaru for years now and he says that they not once have changed how reliable their product is. The exterior color is gorgeous and so is the interior fabric. Everything is so well designed. The price for the Crosstrek is amazing. We lease ours and it is so affordable for us. It is so nice to think that we can have an amazing car that is so reliable can be so affordable as well.

- Katie M

Last car I will ever own!

It was a big change from a compact car. I love being up a bit higher being a big bigger, but still not so big I can't navigate easily. The handling is amazing in all weather. The seats are comfortable, and all passengers have ample leg room. There is ample cargo space for anything I need to buy. Mileage is good. I have had zero problems with this car. I bought it expecting to have it for the rest of my life, and wow I hope I do! The only issue I had was that there are some blind spots that I didn't have in a car. That took some getting used to use of mirrors, etc. And problem solved!

- Kim M

Perfect for an active lifestyle and good gas mileage for wherever you take it!

We love this car! It has been perfect for our little family and has not given us any troubles! It has done really well in all types of weather and the payments have been very affordable and easy to make! It is so good to have a reliable vehicle that is trustworthy and made so good! Very roomy and spacious inside but is not a huge boat type vehicle to maneuver in the city! Gets great gas mileage on highway and up and down hills! Would definitely suggest this car to anyone, especially those with an active lifestyle!

- Josie F

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Compare Models & Key Features

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Drivers side profile with drivers side door open.
Key Specs

Overview

Kelley Blue Book Value

Kelley Blue Book Value
$23,351 - $25,904
$25,853 - $28,470

Horsepower

Horsepower
152 hp
152 hp

Bluetooth

Bluetooth
Standard
Standard

BackUp Camera

BackUp Camera
Standard
Standard

Engine Type

Engine Type
2.0L 16V DOHC
2.0L 16V DOHC
Interior Features

Convenience & Comfort

Sun Roof

Sun Roof
Not Available
Optional

Alarm

Alarm
Standard
Standard

BackUp Camera

BackUp Camera
Standard
Standard

Keyless Entry

Keyless Entry
Standard
Standard

Universal Garage Door Opener

Universal Garage Door Opener
Optional
Optional

Heated Mirrors

Heated Mirrors
Not Available
Standard

Power Mirrors

Power Mirrors
Standard
Standard

Steering Wheel Controls

Steering Wheel Controls
Standard
Standard

Cruise Control

Cruise Control
Standard
Standard

Power Windows

Power Windows
Standard
Standard

Rear Defrost

Rear Defrost
Standard
Standard

Privacy Glass

Privacy Glass
Standard
Standard

Premium Sound System

Premium Sound System
Optional
Optional

Power Steering

Power Steering
Standard
Standard

Dimensions

Front Leg Room

Front Leg Room
43.1 in.
43.1 in.

Front Head Room

Front Head Room
39.8 in.
39.8 in.

Rear Leg Room

Rear Leg Room
36.5 in.
36.5 in.

Second Head Room

Second Head Room
38 in.
38 in.

Entertainment

Bluetooth

Bluetooth
Standard
Standard

MP3 Player

MP3 Player
Standard
Standard

Smart Device Integration

Smart Device Integration
Standard
Standard

AUX Input

AUX Input
Standard
Standard

Heating & Cooling

Navigation & Communication

Seats

Standard Seat

Standard Seat
Cloth
Cloth

Passengers

Passengers
5
5

Heated Front Seats

Heated Front Seats
Not Available
Standard

Pass Through Rear Seat

Pass Through Rear Seat
Standard
Standard
Exterior Features

Accessories

Standard Seat

Standard Seat
Aluminum
Aluminum

Rear Spoiler

Rear Spoiler
Standard
Standard

Dimensions

Tire Width

Tire Width
P225/60HR17
P225/60HR17

Wheelbase

Wheelbase
104.9 in.
104.9 in.

Turning Radius

Turning Radius
35.4 ft.
35.4 ft.

Width

Width
71 in.
71 in.
Mechanical Specs

Engine & Performance

Weight

Weight
3157 .lbs
3142 - 3228 .lbs

Horsepower

Horsepower
152 hp
152 hp

Torque

Torque
145 ft. lbs.
145 ft. lbs.

Maximum Towing Capacity

Maximum Towing Capacity
1500 .lbs
1500 .lbs

Maximum Towing Weight

Maximum Towing Weight
150 .lbs
150 .lbs

4wheel Disc Brakes

4wheel Disc Brakes
Standard
Standard

Engine Cylinders

Engine Cylinders
4 Cylinder
4 Cylinder

Drivetrain

Drivetrain
All Wheel Drive
All Wheel Drive

Fuel

Fuel Capacity

Fuel Capacity
16.6 gal.
16.6 gal.

Combined

Combined
30 mpg
28 mpg

City

City
27 mpg
25 mpg

Highway

Highway
33 mpg
31 mpg

Suspension

Transmission

Manual Mode

Manual Mode
Standard
Standard

CTV Transmission

CTV Transmission
Standard
Standard
Safety Features

Features

Spare Tire

Spare Tire
Temporary Spare Tire
Temporary Spare Tire

ABS Brakes

ABS Brakes
Standard
Standard

Automatic Headlights

Automatic Headlights
Standard
Standard

Tire Pressure Monitor System

Tire Pressure Monitor System
Standard
Standard

Child Safety Locks

Child Safety Locks
Standard
Standard

Stability Control

Stability Control
Standard
Standard

Traction Control

Traction Control
Standard
Standard

Adaptive Cruise Control

Adaptive Cruise Control
Not Available
Optional

Assistance

Automated Emergency Braking

Automated Emergency Braking
Standard
Standard

Blind Spot Monitor

Blind Spot Monitor
Not Available
Optional

Lane Keeping Assist

Lane Keeping Assist
Not Available
Optional

Lane Departure Warning

Lane Departure Warning
Not Available
Optional

Cross Traffic Alert

Cross Traffic Alert
Not Available
Optional

Air Bags

Driver Airbag

Driver Airbag
Standard
Standard

Passenger Airbag

Passenger Airbag
Standard
Standard

Front Side Airbag

Front Side Airbag
Standard
Standard

Front Head Airbag

Front Head Airbag
Standard
Standard

Rear Head Airbag

Rear Head Airbag
Standard
Standard

Passenger Airbag Sensor

Passenger Airbag Sensor
Standard
Standard

Knee Airbag

Knee Airbag
Standard
Standard

Safety & Reliability

NHTSA Crash Test
  • Overall

  • Front

  • Side

  • Rollover

*National Highway Traffic Safety Administration

IIHS Crash Test
  • Moderate Overlap Front

  • Side

  • Roof Strength

  • Driver-side Overlap Front

*Insurance Institute for Highway Safety

JD Power Rating
  • ‌Overall

  • Mechanical

  • Powertrain Quality

  • Body & Interior Design

  • ‌Features

*JD Power Circle Ratings