Subaru Crosstrek owners manuals

Subaru Crosstrek

Subaru Crosstrek specs

Model overview

The Subaru Crosstrek (identified as the Subaru XV globally) is a compact crossover produced by Subaru as a replacement to the Subaru Outback Sport in North America, and the Subaru Impreza XV globally. Like the Outback Sport, the Crosstrek is a lifted Subaru Impreza hatchback with insignificant distinctions, though with a more sturdy lift than the Outback Sport. The Crosstrek has a mixture of powertrains and trims options, depending on the market.

The Subaru XV Crosstrek was launched for the 2013 model year in 2012 at the New York International Auto Show with CVT or 5-speed manual transmission and paired with the FB20B producing 148 hp (110 kW) (in the United States), sharing engine specs with the Impreza.

The Subaru Crosstrek is available in three trim levels: Base, Premium, and Limited. All Crosstreks come by default with all-wheel drive and are equipped by the identical 2.0-liter four-cylinder powertrain (152 horsepower, 180 lb-ft of torque). Base and Premium trims come by default with a six-speed manual transmission and with an optional CVT automatic, which is the unique transmission offered on the Limited trim.

Subaru Crosstrek known problems

Some of the common problems or complaints owners have about the Subaru Crosstrek are:

  • Bad Steering In Slush/Snow/Ice
  • Excessive Oil Use
  • Wheel Bearing Breakdown
  • Corrosion issues affecting cold-weather cars
  • Rodent issues with the soy-derived wire coatings used in multiple Subaru cars
  • CVT aging issues varying from jerks and shudders, to hesitations and stalls
  • Brake Light Switch fault affecting the brakes

Subaru Crosstrek PDF owner manual

On this page you can find the owners manuals for the Crosstrek model sorted by year. The manuals are free to download and are available in PDF format. Is is recommended to check the owners manual corresponding to the correct year of your Subaru Crosstrek to solve the problems or to get insights about the car.
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Fernando Bauer on
Jul 02, 2023
Is the STI steering wheel with compatible with other models?

Delmer Brooks on
Mar 24, 2023
Can I attach auto-dimming mirrors to my Crosstrek?

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Dec 22, 2022
Which engine is in the last Crosstrek Wilderness?