Subaru SUV 

If you're looking for a new SUV that's fun to drive, versatile and accommodating for everyone and everything in your life, the 2018 Subaru Crosstrek is the SUV you've been looking for. Since its release a few years ago, the Crosstrek has become one of the most popular vehicles on the road thanks to its go anywhere capability, sporty good looks and suite of safety and entertainment technology. To provide you with some perspective surrounding the new 2018 Crosstrek and how it compares to similar vehicles on the road, we're going to compare it to the new Mazda CX-5, Kia Sportage and Nissan Juke!

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Subaru Crosstrek vs. Mazda CX-5

  • The Crosstrek is less expensive than the Mazda CX-5, with a starting MSRP price of just $21,695 compared to the $24,045 starting price of the CX-5
  • The Crosstrek comes equipped with standard all-wheel drive on every model, while the Mazda CX-5 will charge you extra for it, increasing the pricing gap even more.
  • The standard Starlink multimedia system in the new Crosstrek comes with both Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, while the MazdaConnect system in the CX-5 only offers Bluetooth connectivity for smartphones.

Subaru Crosstrek vs. Kia Sportage

  • The Crosstrek starts at $21,695 MSRP while the Sportage starts at $23,200 MSRP.
  • The Crosstrek offers standard all-wheel drive in every model while the Sportage charges extra to have it equipped in higher trim levels.
  • The Crosstrek offers more front headroom and legroom than the Sportage, allowing you to stretch out behind the wheel.

Subaru Crosstrek vs. Nissan Juke

  • While all-wheel drive is available on the Juke, it will cost you extra. The Crosstrek, on the other hand, offers standard all-wheel drive on every model.
  • The Crosstrek and Juke offer similar fuel economy both in the city and on the highway, but the Crosstrek has a 16.6 gallon fuel tank while the Juke only has a 13.2 gallon fuel tank, allowing you to go further on a single tank of gas in the Crosstrek.
  • The Crosstrek is more spacious than the Juke in every aspect, from front headroom and legroom, to rear headroom and legroom, to cargo space.