2018 Subaru Crosstrek Owner's Manual

2018 Subaru Crosstrek owners manual
Year:
2018
Make:
Subaru
Model:
Crosstrek
Rating:
(8)

Online manual

Size:
15.35 MB

Table of Contents

Prologue
4
Warranties
4
How to use this Owner’s Manual
4
Vehicle symbols
7
Safety precautions when driving
7
General information
11
Illustrated index
15
Function settings
28
Seat, seatbelt and SRS airbags
30
Seats
31
Seat heater
39
Seatbelts
41
Seatbelt warning light and chime
43
Seatbelt pretensioners
50
Child restraint systems
54
SRS airbag (Supplemental Restraint System airbag)
66
Keys and doors
100
Keys
101
Keyless access with push‐button start system
101
Immobilizer
114
Remote keyless entry system
116
Door locks
120
Alarm system
123
Child safety locks
127
Windows
127
Rear gate
130
Moonroof
131
Instruments and controls
134
Ignition switch (models without “keyless access with push‐button start system”)
137
Push‐button ignition switch (models with “keyless access with push‐button start system”)
139
Hazard warning flasher
141
Meters and gauges
141
Illumination brightness control
145
Warning and indicator
145
Seatbelt warning light and chime
146
SRS airbag system warning light
148
CHECK ENGINE warning light/Malfunction indicator light
148
Coolant temperature low indicator light/Coolant temperature high warning light
149
Charge warning light
150
Oil pressure warning light
150
Engine low oil level warning light
151
Windshield washer fluid warning light
151
AT OIL TEMP warning light (CVT models)
151
Low tire pressure warning light (U.S.‐spec. models)
151
ABS warning light
153
Brake system warning light (red)
154
Low fuel warning light
155
Hill start assist warning light/Hill start assist OFF indicator light
155
Door open warning light
155
All‐Wheel Drive warning light (CVT models)
155
Power steering warning light
156
Vehicle Dynamics Control warning light/Vehicle Dynamics Control operation indicator light
156
Vehicle Dynamics Control OFF indicator light
157
Warning chimes and warning indicator of the keyless access with push‐button start system
158
Security indicator light
162
Turn signal indicator lights
163
High beam indicator light
163
High beam assist indicator light (green)
163
High beam assist warning indicator (yellow)
163
Cruise control indicator light
164
Cruise control set indicator light
164
Automatic headlight beam leveler warning light (models with LED headlights)
164
LED headlight warning light (models with LED headlights)
164
Steering Responsive Headlight warning light/Steering Responsive Headlight OFF indicator light
164
Front fog light indicator light
164
Headlight indicator light
164
Steering responsive fog lights warning indicator/Steering responsive fog lights OFF indicator
164
X‐mode indicator
165
Hill descent control indicator
165
BSD/RCTA warning indicator
165
BSD/RCTA OFF indicator
165
RAB warning indicator
165
RAB OFF indicator light
165
Icy road surface warning indicator
165
Combination meter display (color LCD)
166
Multi‐function display (black and white)
175
X‐mode indicator
180
Multi‐function display (color LCD)
180
Clock
196
Light control switch
199
Steering Responsive Headlight (SRH)
205
Headlight beam leveler (models with LED headlights)
206
Fog light switch
207
Turn signal lever
208
Wiper and washer
209
Mirrors
213
Defogger and deicer
222
Tilt/telescopic steering wheel
223
Horn
225
Climate control
226
Ventilator control
227
Climate control panel
227
Automatic climate control operation (type B and C)
231
Manual climate control operation
232
Defrosting
235
Operating tips for heater and air conditioner
235
Air filtration system
236
Audio
240
Antenna
241
Audio set
242
Interior equipment
244
Interior lights
245
Sun visors
246
Storage compartment
248
Accessory power outlets
250
Ashtray (dealer option)
252
Floor mat
253
Coat hook
253
Shopping bag hook
254
Cargo area cover
254
Cargo tie‐down hooks
256
Starting and operating
258
Fuel
260
State emission testing (U.S. only)
264
Preparing to drive
265
Starting and stopping the engine (models without push‐button start system)
266
Starting and stopping engine (models with push‐button start system)
268
Remote engine start system (dealer option)
271
Manual transmission
278
Continuously variable transmission
281
Power steering
287
Braking
288
ABS (Anti‐lock Brake System)
290
Electronic Brake Force Distribution (EBD) system
291
Vehicle Dynamics Control system
292
X‐mode
295
Tire pressure monitoring system (TPMS) (U.S.‐spec. models)
298
Parking your vehicle
300
Hill start assist system
302
Cruise control
305
BSD/RCTA
309
Reverse Automatic Braking System
318
Driving tips
328
New vehicle break‐in driving – the first 1,000 miles (1,600 km)
329
Fuel economy hints
329
Engine exhaust gas (carbon monoxide)
329
Catalytic converter
330
Periodic inspections
331
Driving in foreign countries
331
Driving tips for AWD models
331
Off road driving
333
Winter driving
334
Loading your vehicle
338
Trailer hitch (dealer option)
341
Trailer towing
343
In case of emergency
354
If you park your vehicle in case of an emergency
355
Temporary spare tire
355
Maintenance tools
356
Flat tires
358
Jump starting
362
Engine overheating
365
Towing
366
Access key fob – if access key fob does not operate properly
370
Rear gate – if the rear gate cannot be opened
372
Moonroof – if the moonroof does not close
372
If your vehicle is involved in an accident
373
Appearance care
374
Exterior care
375
Corrosion protection
377
Cleaning the interior
378
Maintenance and service
382
Maintenance schedule
384
Maintenance precautions
384
Engine hood
386
Engine compartment overview
388
Engine oil
389
Cooling system
391
Air cleaner element
393
Spark plugs
395
Drive belts
395
Manual transmission oil
395
Continuously variable transmission fluid
396
Front differential gear oil (CVT models) and rear differential gear oil
396
Brake fluid
396
Clutch fluid (MT models)
397
Brake booster
398
Brake pedal
399
Clutch pedal (MT models)
399
Hill start assist system
400
Replacement of brake pad and lining
400
Parking brake stroke
401
Tires and wheels
402
Alloy wheels
408
Windshield washer fluid
409
Replacement of wiper blades
410
Battery
414
Fuses
415
Installation of accessories
416
Replacing bulbs
417
Replacing key battery
423
Specifications
426
Specifications
427
Fuses and circuits
435
Bulb chart
439
Vehicle identification
443
Consumer information and Reporting safety defects
444
For U.S.A.
445
Tire information
445
Vehicle load limit – how to determine
454
Uniform tire quality grading standards
457
Reporting safety defects (U.S.A.)
459

FAQ about the 2018 Subaru Crosstrek Manual

What contains the 2018 Crosstrek manual?

The Subaru Crosstrek owner's manual is a comprehensive guide provided by Subaru to assist owners in understanding and operating their specific model of the Subaru Crosstrek. It contains important information about the vehicle's features, functions, and maintenance requirements. A general overview of what you might find in a Subaru Crosstrek 2018 owner's manual:

  • Technical Information, like engine specifications, tire sizes, and recommendations
  • Instrument Panel and Controls, including dashboard indicators, warning lights, and controls
  • Fuel Information, with recommended fuel type and fuel tank capacity
  • Environmental Information about environmentally-friendly driving practices
  • Basic operations, like starting and stopping the engine and driver settings

Where to download the 2018 Subaru Crosstrek Owners Manual?

The Subaru Crosstrek owner manual for the 2018 model year is to be found on this page.

Is the manual for the Subaru Crosstrek year 2018 free?

Yes, the owner manual for the model year 2018 is free, but the repair manuals are usually not easy to get and may cost more.

The Subaru Crosstrek (2018) owner's manual is available in English?

Yes, the owner's manual for the model year 2018 is available in English.

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