How Does the 2019 Subaru Crosstrek Compare to the Competition?


Many choose the new 2019 Crosstrek for its everyday driving capabilities with a rugged design. The Crosstrek is perfect for those that want control and power when the pavement ends as well as advanced technology and modern amenities for their daily commute.

It's always a good idea to weigh your options before making a decision on a new vehicle, so let's run through how the new Crosstrek compares to others in its class.


    The 2019 Subaru Crosstrek vs. the 2019 Toyota RAV4

  • Standard All-Wheel Drive.The RAV4 has all-wheel drive available on all its trim levels, but that means you will have to pay more for it. The Crosstrek, on the other hand, offers the legendary Symmetrical All-Wheel Drive system standard on every trim level with no additional cost to you.
  • Stability and Traction.You will also see some differences when it comes to stability and traction features available. The RAV4 doesn't offer Dynamic Torque Vectoring until you get all the way to the Adventure trim level. The Crosstrek has Active Torque Vectoring on all trim levels.
  • PriceThe price difference is pretty extreme between the two models. You can expect to pay a couple thousand more for the RAV4.

    The 2019 Subaru Crosstrek vs. the 2019 Chevy Equinox

  • Infotainment.Both the Equinox and the Crosstrek come with Apple CarPlay™ and Android Auto™ smartphone integration. Each also come with Bluetooth® hands-free capabilities.
  • Efficiency.The Crosstrek has recently released the all-new Hybrid trim level that has the best fuel efficiency for all-wheel drive plug-in hybrids in America. The Equinox does not have a hybrid engine option.
  • Safety.Certain driver assistance and safety features are not available for the Equinox until you get to the Premier trim level. The Crosstrek offers an available safety and driver assistance system on every trim level.

    The 2019 Subaru Crosstrek vs. the 2019 Honda HR-V

  • Ground Clearance.The HR-V has a shorter ground clearance of 7.3 inches to the Crosstrek 8.7 inches.
  • Screen Size.The base model of the HR-V comes with a 5-inch screen while the Crosstrek's base model comes with a high-resolution 6.5-inch touchscreen.
  • Technology.The base model of the HR-V doesn't offer Apple CarPlay™ or Android Auto™ smartphone integration but the Crosstrek does.

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As you can see, the 2019 Subaru Crosstrek comes out on top in just about every category. If you want to learn more about the features for the new Crosstrek, contact our sales team, and they would be happy to answer any question you may have.

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