In mid-March in Russia started sales of updated crossover 2018-2019 Subaru XV model year.
Modernization, is likely to become the vehicle for the last before the planned in the near future the change of generations.
Harbinger of the next generation of the crossover in the face of the show car XV Concept was shown at the Geneva Motor Show, so that the production version will have to wait is not so long.
As for the restyling of the current, it is held on the same patterns as the recently held updated Forester – a little more cosmetic, appearance correction, light interior redesign, improved noise insulation, resetting the suspension and steering, optimization of the power plant and the variator.
On the technical characteristics, as well as pricing and trim levels of the new 2018-2019 Subaru XV, we will introduce you as part of this review.
Overview updated 2018-2019 Subaru XV
Presentation restyled version of the compact crossover 2018-2019 Subaru’s start with the overall guidance of the car size.
Changes compared to its predecessor in this part is not observed – Body length is 4450 mm, width – 1780 mm, height of the subject roof rails – 1615 mm.
Wheelbase of 2635 mm and a decent ground clearance of 220 mm also remained at the level of the pre-reform machines.
Inspection of the new 2018-2019 Subaru XV from the front angle allows you to track the lion’s share of the changes which have concerned the exterior off-road vehicle.
The most obvious of them – a different configuration of the air intake and a revised design protivotumanok that now decorated with chrome-plated L-shaped inserts.
The front lighting and a hexagonal grille, crowned branded oval with stars, remained in its present form.
And if dressing falshradiatora in general was not required, the modernization of head optics with the installation of LED elements, quite frankly, was asking.
However, the developers promise in the near future to correct this defect, so that there is no question.
Significantly redrawing 2018-2019 Subaru XV 2016 front, the Japanese did not seriously interfere in the design of the other parts of the body.
Thus, with respect to the feed resulted only update unit other lamps with a transparent reflector.
In profile, the changes and did not find, except in the wheel arches are located a 17-inch alloy wheels with a different pattern.
The dimension of tires 225/55 R17.
Gamma tones the body of the Russian version of the crossover supplemented with a new color – Hyper Blue (blue).
Interior 2018-2019 Subaru XV
Inside, new items fundamentally nothing has changed, and all the improvements made in the framework of the existing architecture.
The center console is familiar to many “subaristov” configuration, which is formed by two overhead screens, hidden under the canopy, large display, the main infotainment system SUBARU STARLINK (size 6.2 or 7 inches), the control unit is climate-control with three round knobs, a pocket for the phone at the bottom.
From innovations attract attention revised steering wheel and instrument cluster.
Also the producer to improve the quality of finishing materials and reducing the noise level.
The latter was made possible by an increase in the thickness of the glass, the installation of new door seals, to improve the insulation of the engine compartment and floor.
Rear seats 2018-2019 Subaru XV in the course of modernization did not acquire any additional amenities such as air deflectors and connectors for connecting external devices.
But with the comfort of accommodation here for a full order, however, when it comes only two riders.
The third passenger clearly distress of their neighbors, that would be particularly inappropriate at a distant and without tiring journeys.
Trunk 2018-2019 Subaru XV retained volume of 310 liters, which increases to a maximum of 1,200 liters by folding the rear seat backs.
It’s a shame that the cargo compartment door has not acquired the electric drive, available-almost all competitors of the Japanese model.
Specifications 2018-2019 Subaru XV
On the Russian market, the 2018-2019 Subaru XV is equipped with only one power unit, which is a 2.0-liter boxer “four” with the return of 150 hp
and a torque of 196 Nm.
The engine is equipped with the system Start / Stop, improves fuel efficiency.
Together with the “boxer” can operate in either a 6-speed manual transmission or a CVT with torque converter Lineartronic.
Modification to the “mechanics” is equipped with four-wheel drive with a symmetrical center differential and viscous coupling is blocked (CDG).
In this case, the torque is distributed between the axes in a ratio of 50:50.
Version XV, using a continuously variable transmission, received a drive through multi-plate clutch with electronic control (ACT), distributing traction in real time based on the road conditions.
In standard mode, the time is divided in the ratio 60:40.
Fully independent suspension 2018-2019 Subaru XV with front MacPherson struts and rear mnogoryichazhka during restyling has been re-calibrated.
Now, the car became more collected, passing steep turns with less body roll.
At moderate off-road crossover feels just fine, confidently overcoming bumps and blurry rain areas.
The only limiting – long front overhang, not allowing to storm the slopes steeper than 19.6 degrees.
Manageability updated crossover when driving at high speeds should improve due migrated steering, the steering wheel providing the required force.
Prices and equipment 2018-2019 Subaru XV 2016
The minimum value of the 2018-2019 Subaru XV in the new body is 1,599,900 rubles.
The “base” crossover is equipped with halogen headlights with washers, multifunction steering wheel, climate control, a rearview camera, multimedia with the 6.2-inch color screen (USB, AUX, Bluetooth), heated front seats, cruise control, ABS, EBD, system dynamic Stability Control, Start / Stop function, with six airbags.
|2.0 150 hp / 6MT||1599900||–||–||–|
|2.0 150 hp / CVT||–||1687900||1774900||1829900|
Packaging the FG, the offer price of 1,774,900 rubles, including keyless entry and engine start button, electric folding door mirrors, leather upholstery with orange stitching, Power driver seat in 8 directions, light and rain sensors, 7-inch display multimedia system.
The navigation system is available in the EG configuration.