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Subaru XV 2021

The 2021 Subaru XV range of configurations is currently priced from $33,970. Our most recent review of the 2021 Subaru XV resulted in a score of 7.3 out of 10 for that particular example.

Carsguide Journalist Tom White had this to say at the time: Can I recommend the Subaru XV Hybrid S? It's a car that delivers on the brand's promise of a city-ready SUV, that's comfortable on a more adventurous path. I enjoyed this car in both scenarios. However, I'm not convinced by the hybrid. It's not as slick or efficient as its Toyota rivals, and not nearly worth the extra spend.

You can read the full review here.

This is what Tom White liked most about this particular version of the Subaru XV: Comfortable, spacious cabin, Easy drive experience, Some great features

The 2021 Subaru XV carries a braked towing capacity of up to 1400 Kg, but check to ensure this applies to the configuration you're considering.

The Subaru XV is also known as the Subaru Impreza and the Crosstrek in markets outside Australia.

Subaru XV 2021 Price and Specs

The Subaru XV 2021 is currently available from $33,970 for the XV 2.0I-L AWD up to $46,999 for the XV 2.0I-S AWD.

Pricing guides

$39,958
Based on 38 cars listed for sale in the last 6 months
Lowest Price
$33,970
Highest Price
$46,999
Subaru XV Model Body Type Specs Price from Price to
2.0I AWD SUV 2.0L ULP CVT AUTO $23,700 $32,120
2.0I Premium AWD SUV 2.0L ULP CVT AUTO $28,300 $37,510
2.0I-L AWD SUV 2.0L ULP CVT AUTO $26,100 $34,650
2.0I-S AWD SUV 2.0L ULP CVT AUTO $30,800 $40,370
See All Subaru XV 2021 Pricing and Specs

Subaru XV 2021 Colours

The XV Hybrid is available in two new colours for 2021 - Lagoon Blue and Plasma Yellow - while Cool Grey, Ice Silver, Pure Red, Crystal Black, Magnetite Grey, Horizon Blue, Dark Blue and Crystal White are also on offer.

  • Lagoon Blue Pearl
  • Plasma Yellow Pearl
  • Pure Red
  • Dark Blue Pearl
  • Horizon Blue Pearl
  • Cool Grey
  • Crystal Black Silica
  • Magnetite Grey Metallic
  • Ice Silver Metallic
  • Crystal White Pearl
To confirm current colour availability, please check the manufacturer's website.

Subaru XV 2021 Accessories

The XV Hybrid L includes AWD, adaptive cruise control, Lane Departure Warning, Lane Sway Warning, Lane Keep Assist, Lead Vehicle Start Alert, Pre-Collision Braking System, Pre-Collision Brake Assist (essentially Subaru’s Autonomous Emergency Braking system that falls under the proprietary ‘EyeSight’ technology), Pre-Collision Throttle Management, Brake Light Recognition, rain-sensing wipers, auto-on/off headlights and front fog lights.

There’s also an 8.0-inch touchscreen, reverse camera, digital radio, climate-control air-con, leather-trimmed steering wheel, power-folding mirrors and 17-inch alloy wheels – though no spare due to the hybrid system taking up space under the boot floor.

A puncture-repair kit is your lot.

Subaru XV 2021 Interior

Entry/egress through the front doors is easy. Wide doors and a sizeable aperture allow for that. High cushions and loads of seat travel also make finding the right driving position a piece of cake while thin pillars and a low dash cowl enhance forward and side vision, aided of course by large mirrors and a reverse camera.

The dash is generic modern-day Subaru, down to the clean and clear dials, rudimentary climate control system and very straightforward multimedia system. The latter is simple but a little clunky and dated, but gets the job done as far as functionality is concerned.

There’s no escaping the acres of well-made but slightly sheeny plastics, but they don’t rattle or zizz. They’re also quite soft to touch, so don’t seem cheapo either.

Ventilation is ample, and there is plenty of storage, including for smaller bottles in the doors, a medium-sized glovebox and a large centre bin between the front seats.

Meanwhile, sat comfortably high in the back seat, occupants enjoy an airy environment offering more head and legroom than the compact crossover proportions suggest, backed by exceptionally long doors (they open to almost 90 degrees), a sturdy centre armrest with cupholders, and storage in the doors for small bottles and phones.

What is missing are overhead reading lights – though the central ceiling item isn’t too far out of reach – and face-level air vents – but, again, the huge dash-sited ones have no problem reaching the second row. And, the windows wind all the way down too to boot.

Speaking of which, the cargo area is defined by its width and craftsmanship, but not depth due to the hybrid gear lurking underneath the near boot-lip level floor height.

Subaru XV 2021 Dimensions

Dimensions for the 2021 Subaru XV are dependent on which body type is chosen. The maximum width and height is 1800mm x 1615mm and can vary on the basis of model.

Dimensions for the Subaru XV 2021 Dimensions  include 1615mm height, 1800mm width, 4465mm length.
Subaru XV Model Body Type Height x Width x Length Ground Clearance
2.0I AWD SUV 1615x1800x4465 mm 220 mm
2.0I-L AWD SUV 1615x1800x4465 mm 220 mm
2.0I Premium AWD SUV 1615x1800x4465 mm 220 mm
Hybrid L AWD SUV 1595x1800x4465 mm 220 mm
See All Subaru XV 2021 Dimensions

Subaru XV 2021 Boot Space

The 345-litre cargo area wins with its width and craftsmanship, but loses valuable depth due to the hybrid gear lurking underneath the near boot-lip level floor height. Capacity stretches to 919L with the split/fold backrests dropped down. A tyre-inflation kit is fitted in lieu of a spare wheel.

Subaru XV 2021 Boot space

Subaru XV 2021 Q&As

Check out real-world situations relating to the Subaru XV 2021 here, particularly what our experts have to say about them.

  • What is the height dimension of an open tail gate from ground level to top on a 2021 Subaru XV?

    Let me guess; you have either a shorter family member or a car-port or garage with limited height clearance. You might have thought it would be as easy as phoning Subaru Australia and asking the question. Which is what I did, but Subaru Australia couldn’t give me the answer. It’s just not included in the specifications supplied by the Subaru factory. Apparently.

    So, I grabbed a tape-measure and headed to a Subaru dealer who allowed me to measure the XV’s tailgate. So here’s how it pans out (bearing in mind I didn’t have a ladder, so the measurements might not be millimetre-perfect): The distance from the ground to the highest part of the open tailgate is 2100mm (as I said, give or take a few); the distance from the ground to the lowest part of the grab-handle that closes the tailgate is 1960mm. Hopefully that helps you out.

     

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Subaru XV 2021 Towing capacity

The Subaru XV’s towing capacity ranges from 1250kg to 1400kg. Some models also offer heavy-duty or towing option packs which can increase towing capacity, as well as options which can hamper towing capacity. Towing capacities can vary wildly on a large number of factors. These include engine, transmission, model, and options chosen. Always check with the manufacturer or in your vehicles handbook before attempting to tow anything.

Subaru XV Model Body Type Specs Braked Capacity
2.0I AWD SUV 2.0L,ULP,CVT AUTO 1400kg
2.0I-L AWD SUV 2.0L,ULP,CVT AUTO 1400kg
2.0I Premium AWD SUV 2.0L,ULP,CVT AUTO 1400kg
Hybrid L AWD SUV 2.0L,Hyb/ULP,CVT AUTO 1250kg
See All Subaru XV 2021 Towing Capacity

Subaru XV 2021 Wheel size

Wheel size for the 2021 Subaru XV will vary depending on model chosen, although keep in mind that many manufacturers offer alternate wheel sizes as options on many models.The wheel size available will alter the range of tyres available to be fitted.

Subaru XV Model Body Type Front Tyre Size Front Rim Rear Tyre Size Rear Rim
2.0I AWD SUV 225x60 R17 9 225x60 R17 9
2.0I-L AWD SUV 225x60 R17 9 225x60 R17 9
2.0I Premium AWD SUV 225x60 R17 9 225x60 R17 9
Hybrid L AWD SUV 225x60 R17 9 225x60 R17 9
See All Subaru XV 2021 Wheel Sizes

Subaru XV 2021 Fuel consumption

Fuel consumption for the 2021 Subaru XV is dependent on the type of engine, transmission, or model chosen. The Subaru XV currently offers fuel consumption from 6.5 to 7L/100km. The Subaru XV is available with the following fuel types: ULP and Hyb/ULP.

Subaru XV Model Body Type Specs Fuel Consumption
2.0I AWD SUV 2.0L,ULP,CVT AUTO 7L/100km
2.0I Premium AWD SUV 2.0L,ULP,CVT AUTO 7L/100km
Hybrid L AWD SUV 2.0L,Hyb/ULP,CVT AUTO 6.5L/100km
Hybrid S AWD SUV 2.0L,Hyb/ULP,CVT AUTO 6.5L/100km
* Combined fuel consumption See All Subaru XV 2021 Pricing and Specs

Subaru XV 2021 Speed

Subaru states that the XV Hybrid L in European-specification can hit 100km/h from standstill in 10.7 seconds, on the way to a 200km/h top speed.

Subaru XV 2021 Seats

High cushions and loads of seat travel also make finding the right driving position a piece of cake, on seats that are wide and flat but not uncomfortable. They recline all the way back, offer plenty of legroom up front, and provide sufficient lumbar support

Meanwhile, sat comfortably high in the back seat, the backrest is at a pleasant angle, the cushion has sufficient under-thigh support and there's a decent amount of legroom.