New Subaru Crosstrek to debut in the U.S.

On April 3, Subaru announced it will unveil the all-new Crosstrek at the 2017 New York International Auto Show, which commences on April 12 in the U.S.

The all-new Crosstrek features a direct injection 2.0-liter horizontally opposed four-cylinder gasoline engine that generates 152hp(an increase of 4hp from the previous model)of maximum output. Subaru has established a lineartronic CVT for the transmission with the option of choosing a six-speed manual system.

The new Crosstrek for the U.S. market is highlighted by Subaru’s STARLINK infotainment system, which provides SOS emergency assistance, automatic collision notification, enhanced roadside assistance, vehicle diagnostics and other features.

In addition, the new Crosstrek offers the STARLINK Safety Plus and Security Plus Package, which includes stolen vehicle recovery, vehicle security notifications, remote lock/unlock, remote horn and lights and remote vehicle locator.

Written by Minoru Moriwaki

(Translated by Masayuki Shikata)