Subaru Crosstrek - New Model Year Updates Cityside Subaru

If you're searching for a capable off-road SUV that combines compact design with impressive fuel economy and modern tech, then the new Subaru Crosstrek is an excellent model to consider. The latest model year version of the Subaru Crosstrek makes some important changes to the previous model year, adding in a new engine along with new interior features and tweaking the standard EyeSight driver assistance package. Whether you're after a new compact family SUV or you're in the market for a personal commuter vehicle, the new Subaru Crosstrek is a great model to consider!

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What's new to the 2021 Subaru Crosstrek

Probably the biggest change is in the engine realm, with the addition of a new 2.5-liter engine. Belmont, MA drivers can look forward to a 2.5-liter engine that manages 182 horsepower and comes standard on the Sport and Limited trim levels. Beyond this, the new Subaru Crosstrek features a new Sport trim that includes dual-function X-MODE, unique exterior and interior accents, and exclusive StarTex upholstery. Last but not least, the new Subaru Crosstrek makes the Subaru EyeSight bundle standard across all trim levels equipped with a continuously variable transmission.

  • 2.5-liter 4-cylinder engine: 182 horsepower/ 176 pound-feet of torque
  • New Sport trim: comes equipped with dual-function X-MODE, unique interior/exterior accents, and exclusive StarTex upholstery
  • Standard EyeSight Driver Assist Technology suite (on all continuously variable transmission models)

Crosstrek: Includes these key features:

  • Symmetrical All-Wheel Drive
  • STARLINK® Multimedia with Apple CarPlay® and Android Auto™ integration
  • 8.7 inches of ground clearance
  • Standard EyeSight® Driver Assist Technology (CVT models only)
  • 17-inch dark gray-finish alloy wheels
  • Available Lineartronic® Continuously Variable Transmission (CVT)
  • Automatic Climate Control

Crosstrek Premium: Includes Crosstrek key features and adds:

  • SUBARU STARLINK® Safety and Security
  • Available 6-way power-adjustable driver's seat
  • Available power moonroof
  • Leather-wrapped steering wheel and shifter handle
  • Fog lights
  • All-Weather Package with heated front seats

Crosstrek Sport: Includes Crosstrek Premium key features and adds:

  • 182-hp 2.5-liter SUBARU BOXER® engine
  • StarTex® water-repellent upholstery
  • Dual-function X-MODE® w/ Hill Descent Control
  • Keyless Access with Push-Button Start
  • Gunmetal and yellow interior accent trim
  • Sport grill and wheel arch moldings
  • Unique dark gray wheel finish and gunmetal exterior accents

Crosstrek Limited: Includes Crosstrek Premium key features and adds:

  • Leather-trimmed upholstery
  • Keyless Access with Push-Button Start
  • SUBARU STARLINK® 8.0-inch Multimedia Plus
  • 182-hp 2.5-liter SUBARU BOXER® engine
  • 18-inch dark gray-finish alloy wheels
  • Blind-Spot Detection and Rear Cross-Traffic Alert
  • Lineartronic® Continuously Variable Transmission (CVT)

Crosstrek Hybrid: Includes Crosstrek Limited key features and adds:

  • Subaru StarDrive® plug-in hybrid drivetrain
  • Leather-trimmed upholstery
  • Keyless Access with Push-Button Start
  • SUBARU STARLINK® 8.0-inch Multimedia Plus
  • 18-inch black w/ machine-finish alloy wheels
  • Blind-Spot Detection and Rear Cross-Traffic Alert
  • Heated front seats and available heated steering wheel

New, More Powerful 2.5-liter Direct-Injection SUBARU BOXER Engine

The 2021 Crosstrek features a newly available 2.5-liter direct-injection SUBARU BOXER engine that delivers more torque and increases output to 182 horsepower - extra power that makes all your trips more exciting and responsive.

Drawing on over 50 years of Subaru engineering experience, every SUBARU BOXER engine is designed with a unique horizontal layout that offers natural balance and a low center of gravity while delivering an efficient transfer of power.

Standard Symmetrical All-Wheel Drive and up to 34 MPG

The balanced design of Symmetrical All-Wheel Drive creates uniform stability and delivers an optimal distribution of power for maximum traction. It makes for improved handling and a quicker response to road conditions. The 2021 Crosstrek also gives you impressive fuel efficiency with up to 34 MPG and over 500 miles of driving range, which puts even more adventure within your reach.

Symmetrical All-Wheel Drive standard on:  All models

Standard EyeSight® Driver Assist Technology EyeSight has been found to reduce rear-end crashes with injuries by up to 85%.

Now standard on every 2021 Crosstrek, EyeSight monitors traffic movement, optimizes cruise control, and warns you when you're swaying outside your lane. The automatic Pre-Collision Braking feature can apply full braking force and bring you to a complete stop in emergency situations. Lane Keep Assist can even help you steer back into your lane. Advanced Adaptive Cruise Control with Lane Centering, an all-new feature for 2021, can take some of the stress out of driving by helping with steering, braking, and throttle control - both in daily traffic and on long road trips.

Standard on: All models

Learn more about Eyesight

Right-Sized Compact SUV with Spacious Cargo Area

The smartly designed 2021 Crosstrek provides a surprisingly spacious interior with up to 121.6 cubic feet of interior volume - more than Toyota C-HR, Hyundai Kona, or Nissan Rogue Sport - in a compact SUV that remains agile and conveniently sized. A wide rear gate opening makes bigger gear easier to load. With 60/40-split flat-folding rear seatbacks, you can fit three in the back with both rear seatbacks up, or fold a seat down for extra cargo space.

Standard on: All models

SUBARU STARLINK® Multimedia

The 2021 Crosstrek features STARLINK Multimedia with standard Apple CarPlay® and Android Auto™ integration.[8] Wireless pairing and hands-free smartphone operation allow for safe and easy connection to your favorite apps and content. Access news, navigation, music, podcasts, and more through available cloud-based STARLINK apps and SiriusXM®[9]. An 8-inch touchscreen is available, as well as a built-in and voice-activated navigation system powered by TomTom®.

Standard on:  All models

Learn more about SUBARU STARLINK 

Built to Last

The journey goes on and on when you're in a Crosstrek; 99% of Subaru vehicles sold in the last 5 years are still on the road today. That legendary Subaru reliability is why Kelley Blue Book named the Crosstrek as the Best Resale Value in its class for 2020 and why Crosstrek has had the highest residual value in its class for four years running, according to ALG.

SUBARU STARLINK® Safety and Security

STARLINK Safety and Security offers an array of connected services to help keep you and your Crosstrek safe whether you're in your vehicle, at your computer, or on your smartphone. Advanced Automatic Collision Notification will alert an operator in the event of an accident. SOS Emergency Assistance can get you roadside help at the push of a button. And there are even more features for added convenience and peace of mind, including Remote Services, Vehicle Alerts, and Stolen Vehicle Recovery. Also included is also STARLINK Concierge services for personal assistance with tasks like navigation, restaurant reservations, and scheduling service appointments.

Standard on: Premium, Sport and Limited

Ground Clearing Capability

With 8.7 inches of ground clearance and available X-MODE® with Hill Descent Control - which electronically optimizes the engine, transmission, and other systems for increased traction in slippery conditions - Crosstrek provides peace of mind on almost any road. A dual-function X-MODE with settings for snow, dirt, and mud is also available.

X-MODE Standard on: Limited

X-MODE available on:Crosstrek and Premium

Dual-function X-MODE standard on: Sport

Raised Roof Rails

Standard raised roof rails and an extensive line of Thule® racking accessories provide cargo-carrying flexibility to help bring more gear wherever life takes you.

Find your Next New Ride

The Crosstrek delivers exceptional fuel economy for driving around Boston as well as a commanding grip off-road on your weekend adventures. The 2.0L four-cylinder BOXER engine kicks out 152 horsepower, gets up to 33 highway mpg. and can tow up to 1,500 lbs. The standard Symmetrical All-Wheel Drive system gives the Crosstrek spirited performance regardless of terrain or conditions. The available X-Mode with Hill Descent Control offers enhanced traction and control on low-friction surfaces by tailoring and optimizing engine output and transmission ratios.

Not only is the Crosstrek well-equipped for adventure with standard roof rails and 55.3 cubic feet of flexible cargo space. But it also features the latest Subaru safety and multimedia systems. Like Subaru's highly awarded EyeSight Driver Assist Technology with Adaptive Cruise Control, Lane Keeping Systems, and Pre-Collision Braking. Or STARLINK multimedia with standard Apple CarPlay & Android Auto and available 4G LTE Wi-Fi connectivity.

Want to learn more about the new Subaru Crosstrek? Contact Cityside Subaru

Our team of professionals is excited to work with Belmont, MA area drivers to find a new Subaru Crosstrek model that suits your driving needs! Whether you're looking to purchase a new Sport trim that comes equipped with a 2.5-liter 4-cylinder engine or you're after a hybrid version, Belmont, MA drivers can count on the Cityside Subaru team for assistance!

Here at Cityside Subaru we have a great selection of new Crosstrek SUVs as well as other well-equipped Subaru SUVs to choose from. We look forward to seeing you in our showroom soon to help you find the new Subaru that has everything you are looking for.