A chartreuse 2021 Subaru Crosstrek Sport Hero travels on a wet paved road along a guardrail and trees

The Most Reliable Subcompact SUVs According to Consumer Reports

Subcompact SUVs are basically the new sedans. Like sedans, tiny crossovers are easy to maneuver, but they can also provide you with extra capabilities. To help you determine the best option for you, we’ve gathered a list of the most reliable 2021 subcompact SUVs. The tiny SUVs on the list received the most favorable ratings from Consumer Reports. CR …

2022 Subaru EV SUV
Trucks & SUVs

The New Subaru EV Is Powered by Toyota

Wait, what? A new Subaru EV is on the way? Yes, the 2022 Electric Subaru will be here soon, and it will be powered by Toyota. Sneak peeks show an incredibly confident look that could change the way people think about Subieville.  The 2022 Subaru EV is coming  According to Torque News, Subaru and Toyota are …

2021 Crosstrek Sport

2021 Subaru Impreza vs. Subaru Crosstrek: How Outdoorsy Are You?

Subaru is a unique breed because this brand delivers on both comfort and adventure. And if you specifically want a Subie ideal for city-driving, you might be interested in the Impreza or the Crosstrek. Both models have charming qualities, but how would you go about choosing between the two? Driving the 2021 Subaru Impreza vs. Subaru Crosstrek  The Impreza …

2021 Subaru Crosstrek with a parachute and two people ready to fly
Trucks & SUVs

The 2021 Subaru Crosstrek Has No Rival

AWD sports wagons and SUVs are cool. Period. They don’t need to be fast or fancy because they give the driver a sense of option and the ability to choose their own adventurous path. They may only drive it to and from the grocery store, school, work, or whatever their daily tasks require. The value …

2021 Subaru Forester
Crossover & Midsize

Subaru Models Dominated This 2020 Best Resale Value SUVs List

Subaru has a reputation for durability, safety, and Japanese reliability. Brand loyalists turn to Subarus for generations buying one Subaru after another and often even passing them down to their kids––we’ve all seen those tear-jerking commercials. For 2020, the brand maintains its reputation by dominating Kelly Blue Book’s (KBB) list of 2020 best resale value …

A orange 2019 Crosstrek on the track.

Is the 2019 Subaru Crosstrek a Good Car?

As a new model, critics recognized the 2019 Subaru Crosstrek for its overall comfort and available technology. You could say that the positive reviews for the 2019 Crosstrek contributed to it being one of the best-selling SUVs of the model year. Could this Subaru be right for you? Driving dynamics  The 2019 Crosstrek comes with a 152-hp, 2.0-liter four-cylinder …

2021 Kia Seltos driving on highway
Trucks & SUVs

The 2021 Kia Seltos Has 3 Frustrating Drawbacks

Just look at the 2021 Kia Seltos. It could be the Subaru Crosstrek and Jeep Renegade alternative you’ve been waiting for. The Kia Seltos is supposed to be compact, capable, and full of value. However, there may also have a few frustrating drawbacks to consider.  Is the 2021 Kia Seltos a good SUV?  Yes, the …

2021 Subaru Crosstrek Sport
Crossover & Midsize

The 2021 Subaru Crosstrek Is Still Slow, but Who Cares?

Crossovers fit a wide variety of lifestyles, making it a strong winner across the entire automotive marketplace. Every marque consistently scrambles to design and redesign each of their crossovers to win the hearts of their varied users. Even though the Subaru Crosstrek has received tons of love over the years, it had one serious downside; …

A 2020 Jeep Renegade navigating through water
Trucks & SUVs

The 2020 Jeep Renegade Has 1 Clunky Problem

The 2020 Jeep Renegade is pretty great all around. It just has one clunky problem. This issue isn’t exactly a deal-breaker, though, and could even be considered subjective. See if the Jeep Renegade is the right fit or if it needs to be avoided.  The 2020 Jeep Renegade is slow  When you see a cute …

A light blue 2020 Subaru Crosstrek on the track.

Is Subaru Discontinuing the Crosstrek?

Subaru first introduced the Crosstrek for the 2013 model year. The Crosstrek is a compelling option in Subaru’s lineup, but reviews of the model haven’t always been so favorable. Because of the mixed reviews, you might be wondering: is Subaru discontinuing the Crosstrek?  Where the Crosstrek currently stands  On top of the mixed reviews, the Crosstrek is often …

Crosstrek sport off-road
Crossover & Midsize

Subaru Fixed the Crosstrek’s Only Problem

The 2020 Subaru Crosstrek got stellar marks across the board. It seemed perfect in every category except power. Although the Crosstrek is far from a sports car, it was reportedly very slow. Subaru went back to the drawing board to fix the power issue, ushering in its final form, the 2021 Subaru Crosstrek Sport. “Time …

The 2019 Subaru Crosstrek Plug-In Hybrid on display in Los Angeles, California
Crossover & Midsize

The Subaru Crosstrek Is 1 of the Best Used Cars for Your Teen

Teenagers are among the highest risk drivers. Inexperience and social pressures make the need for safer and more reliable vehicles an absolute necessity for young drivers. On average teen drivers are nearly four times as likely to get into a crash, according to Consumer Reports. It is necessary to put young drivers in a safe and …

A yellow 2021 Subaru Crosstrek Sport on a foggy field
Crossover & Midsize

3 Reasons to Avoid the 2021 Subaru Crosstrek

The 2021 Subaru Crosstrek is here with a few significant changes from the 2020 model that make it pretty interesting. However, you still could do better. Check out why it might be better to pass on the 2021 Subaru Crosstrek.  Is the 2021 Subaru Crosstrek worth buying?  The 2021 Subaru Crosstrek is a compact SUV …

A red 2020 Subaru Outback driving on the countryside.
Crossover & Midsize

Is Your Subaru Outback Really Environmentally Friendly?

It’s no secret that Subaru Outback models are popular in outdoorsy areas such as the mountains of North Carolina. They have a green reputation and some pretty good off-roading chops. But let’s see how green your Subaru Outback actually is.  How green is the Subaru Outback?  With the help of CarbonCounter, we can see that …

2021 Subaru Levorg press photo
Tips, Tricks & Trends

Is Subaru a Japanese Car Company?

Subaru is a popular brand in the US. We load our family, friends, and gear into Foresters, Outbacks, and Crosstreks. Or they go for joy rides in a BRZ or a WRX, commute to work in a Legacy. Subaru products inspire serious brand loyalty from Americans across the country. They are well-loved cars. In fact, …

2021 Subaru Crosstrek with a parachute and two people ready to fly
Hybrids & Electrics

Getting a Manual 2021 Subaru Crosstrek Means Settling for Less

For some everyday drivers, there’s something extra special about shifting a manual transmission. Those who prefer the stick shift suggest a performance enhancement and describe feeling empowered behind the wheel. But most consumers have transitioned to choose automatic transmission configurations.  And the automakers have phased out many of their manual transmission options because fewer folks out there want …

A Subaru Forester e-Boxer is seen during the Vienna Car Show press preview
Trucks & SUVs

Reliable 2020 SUVs Under $30,000

Buying a brand new SUV can be exciting, but it can also be stressful. When it comes to buying a new car, you expect to pay a premium, but that doesn’t have to mean a new SUV is out of your budget. In fact, according to Consumer Reports, there are several high-rated and reliable SUV …

2021 Kia Seltos parked in the woods
Crossover & Midsize

Consider the Kia Seltos Over the Subaru Crosstrek

There are many exciting options for compact SUVs that can go off-roading like the Subaru Crosstrek and Kia Seltos. But which option will give you more bang for your buck? Let’s compare price, features, off-roading capabilities to determine the more valuable SUV.  Subaru Crosstrek vs. Kia Seltos  The 2021 Kia Seltos comes in hot with …

2020 Toyota Highlander Hybrid driving down dirt road
Hybrids & Electrics

5 Most Affordable 2020 Hybrid SUVs

Like many other forms of new technology, when hybrid SUVs were released it seemed like they were financially unaffordable for most consumers. We saw it for 3D printers, CNC machines, and even a lot of the safety technology that has become so common in cars today, but hybrid cars have become reasonable for the average …

The 2021 Subaru Crosstrek debuts with refreshed design, suspension and an available 2.5 Liter engine.

Why Is the 2021 Subaru Crosstrek Worth Waiting For?

The Subaru Crosstrek is one of the most popular crossovers in 2020. With the Crosstrek, you get a gentle ride that’s enjoyable, safe, and reliable. While the 2020 Crosstrek is a great compact SUV to have on your shopping list, the 2021 Crosstrek will be even better.  Subaru claims the 2021 Crosstrek is the safest …

2019 Subaru Crosstrek is on display at the 111th Annual Chicago Auto Show
Crossover & Midsize

The 2021 Subaru Crosstrek Is Getting a Big Power Boost

The U.S. News expert review team had a lot of good things to say about the 2020 Subaru Crosstrek when they tested the sporty off-road capable subcompact SUV in late 2019. They remarked on the Crosstrek’s comfortable ride, user-friendly infotainment system, well-built cabin, automatic climate control, and exceptional cargo space. They did have some concerns, …

A blue 2019 Honda HR-V Sport parked outside a store front.

The Honda HR-V Isn’t Aging Well

It really seems like today’s crossover SUVs  are either a total hit, or a complete miss. One lackluster example in today’s market is the 2020 Honda HR-V. The second-generation HR-V was introduced back in 2015 with lots of fan-fare. Now in 2020, the HR-V is practically a complete snore. What’s up with the 2020 HR-V? …

Subaru Crosstrek Hybrid
Trucks & SUVs

You’re Missing Out On The Subaru Crosstrek

There is no shortage of options when looking at subcompact SUVs, and there are a handful of standard choices you might think of like the Nissan Rogue Sport or the Mazda CX-3. The SUV that got this year’s best score out of any tested models from Consumer Reports might surprise you, it’s the Subaru Crosstrek, …