What's the Difference Between the New 2019 Subaru Crosstrek and its Competitors?

The Subaru Crosstrek has quickly become on of the most popular Subaru vehicles on the road, not to mention one of the most popular compact crossover SUVs available, setting the bar for competitors like the Honda HR-V and Ford Escape. To help you understand the level of value and versatility that the 2019 Crosstrek can offer you, we're going to compare it to the new HR-V and Escape, giving you a side by side look as to why the Crosstrek might be the best fit for you!

2019 Subaru Crosstrek vs. 2019 Honda HR-V

  • Between poor weather conditions and off road terrain, with standard Symmetrical All-Wheel Drive on every Crosstrek model, you can conquer them all. The HR-V, however, comes with standard front-wheel drive with higher prices for all-wheel drive equipped models.
  • Under the hood, the Crosstrek comes with a 2.0-liter four-cylinder Boxer engine that produces 152-horsepower, while the HR-V comes with a 1.8-liter four-cylinder engine that falls short with 141-horsepower.
  • Every 2019 Crosstrek model comes with a Starlink multimedia system with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto. The HR-V offers a standard multimedia system, but Apple CarPlay and Android Auto don't come standard.

2019 Subaru Crosstrek vs. 2019 Ford Escape

  • The 2019 Crosstrek starts at around $2,000 less than the Escape does, allowing you to save plenty of money or upgrade Crosstrek trim levels.
  • All Crosstrek models come with standard all-wheel drive, compared to the Escape which comes with standard front-wheel drive, with all-wheel drive models costing even more.
  • The Crosstrek offers up to an estimated 27 mpg in the city and 33 mpg on the highway, compared to the 23 mpg in the city and 30 mpg on the highway in the Escape.
  • All Crosstrek models come with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto compatibility, both of which are only available on the Escape and don't come standard.

If you're ready to learn more about how the Crosstrek compares to the competition or you want to view our entire lineup of new Crosstrek trim levels in person, we welcome you to join us at Gerald Jones Subaru to test drive a Crosstrek model of your choice today!

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