How Does the Subaru Crosstrek Measure Up to the Competition?

Compare the Subaru Crosstrek to Other Subcompact Crossover SUVs

If you're looking for a versatile new small SUV that's well-equipped and fun to drive, we invite you to come explore our lineup of new Subaru Crosstrek models at Clay Subaru. Every Subaru Crosstrek model is designed for drivers like you in the greater Norwood area, offering standard Symmetrical All-Wheel Drive to help you conquer even the worst winter storms and provide you with greater freedom on your adventures out of town. With three engine options offered throughout the lineup, including a plug-in hybrid variant in the new Crosstrek Hybrid model, it's easy to choose the Crosstrek model that best fits your lifestyle and needs. To ensure that you're always connected and confident on the go, all Crosstrek models come equipped with a Starlink multimedia system and an Eyesight Driver Assist Technology system is available on every trim level.

We know that buying a new vehicle is a big decision, and we want you to have full confidence in your choice. To help you understand what makes the new Subaru Crosstrek lineup so attractive to Boston drivers, we're going to compare it to the new Hyundai Kona, Kia Seltos, and Kia Soul.

Crosstrek vs. Kona

  • Under the hood, both the Subaru Crosstrek and Hyundai Kona come equipped with a standard 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine. The Crosstrek offers 152 standard horsepower and the Kona offers 147 standard horsepower.
  • All Subaru Crosstrek models come equipped with standard Symmetrical All-Wheel Drive, allowing you to enjoy optimal traction and control in any weather and on any terrain around New England. The new Hyundai Kona comes equipped with standard front-wheel drive, though all-wheel drive is available on all models.
  • The new Subaru Crosstrek offers 100.9 cubic feet of passenger volume while the Konda offers 94.1 cubic feet of passenger volume.

Crosstrek vs. Seltos

  • When it snows in Massachusetts, you can travel with confidence thanks to standard Symmetrical All-Wheel Drive in every new Subaru Crosstrek model. The Kia Seltos comes equipped with standard front-wheel drive, with all-wheel drive available on select models.
  • The Crosstrek comes equipped with a standard 2.0-liter four-cylinder Boxer engine that produces 152-horsepower and 146 pounds-feet of torque, providing you with a fun and commanding driving experience everywhere you go in Brookline, MA. The Kia Seltos also comes equipped with a 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine but it produces 146-horsepower and 132 pounds-feet of torque.
  • Within the Crosstrek lineup, you can choose the Crosstrek Hybrid model with a plug-in hybrid engine that you can charge at home and even use for up to 17 miles of all-electric range. The Seltos doesn't offer a hybrid model.

Crosstrek vs. Soul

  • Whether it's driving through Norwood in the winter or getting out of the city to explore the great outdoors around New England, with standard Symmetrical All-Wheel Drive on every new Subaru Crosstrek model, you can enjoy the utmost traction and control every time you get behind the wheel. The Kia Soul is only available with front-wheel drive.
  • Under the hood, the Crosstrek offers a standard 2.0-liter four-cylinder Boxer engine with 152-horsepower and 146 pounds-feet of torque. The Kia Soul comes equipped with a standard 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine that produces 147-horsepower and 132 pounds-feet of torque.
  • When equipped with an automatic transmission, all Crosstrek models will come with an Eyesight Driver Assist Technology system, featuring pre-collision braking, lane keep assist, adaptive cruise control, and more. To get those similar driver assist features in the Soul, you'll have to choose the S trim level or above.

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