Compare Subaru XV Crosstrek Spruce Pine

2015 Subaru XV Crosstrek: the Superior Crossover among Competitors for Spruce Pine Drivers

Maybe you want a vehicle with higher ground clearance, more space, or more outdoor-friendly features. Maybe you want a vehicle with years' worth of safety awards and advanced technologies. Maybe you want a brand with a philanthropic heart. If you want all of these things and more, that "maybe" usually becomes a "definitely" when introduced to the 2015 XV Subaru Crosstrek.

As the car search process normally goes, you'll want to stack the XV Crosstrek up with competitors in its class, such as the Kia Sportage or Hyundai Tucson, to make the most informed decision. For starters, we have a few comparisons below to consider before making your way over to Mike Brown Subaru for a closer look.

Subaru XV Crosstrek vs. Kia Sportage:

As one of the most popular segments in the U.S. auto industry, it's important more than ever to make sure that receive your bang for your buck and have a vehicle that makes you smile every time you drive it. While the Sportage is an appealing option, it doesn?t hold a candle when it's compared to the Subaru XV Crosstrek.

  •     All-Wheel Drive: Subaru Symmetrical All-Wheel Drive comes standard on the XV Crosstrek, like nearly all new Subaru models, whereas the Sportage's standard drivetrain is Front Wheel Drive.
  •   Fuel Economy: Even with All-Wheel-Drive, the XV Crosstrek is still able to achieve up to 34 mpg highway; compare that with the Sportage's 28 mpg highway.
  •    Safety: The XV Crosstrek is an IIHS TOP SAFETY PICK+ with the available Subaru EyeSight® driver assist technology; the Sportage is not on the list.

Subaru XV Crosstrek vs. Hyundai Tucson:
  •   Ground clearance: rocks or snow clumps, you have a greater chance of cleanly steering over these obstacles with the XV Crosstrek's 8.7 inches of ground clearance compared with the Tucson's 6.7 inches.
  •    Rearview camera: the rearview camera is standard across all XV Crosstrek trims, whereas it's only standard for two out of the three trims on the Tucson.
  •    Safety: The XV Crosstrek receives a 5-Star Overall safety rating from the NHTSA; the Tucson only receives a 4-Star Overall safety rating.

There you have it! Don't hesitate to stop by our Spruce Pine, NC dealership--serving drivers in Morganton, Burnsville, Banner Elk and Marion--and take the lauded XV Crosstrek out for a spin!

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