Subaru Australia has recently announced the prices and the full specifications of its latest model landing in the Land Down Under – the all-new 2018 XV, an excellent compact crossover with plenty of power and the latest gadgetries onboard.
Kicking off next month, the new 2018 Subaru XV will be available in four variants – XV 2.0i ($27,990), XV 2.0i-L ($30,340), XV 2.0i Premium ($32,140), as well as the top of the line XV 2.0i –S ($35,240).
Each variant comes with standard features at the exterior and inside, with the latest two adding new visuals, according to each package involve. The most important characteristics involve update climate control, new touchscreen interface with Android Auto and Apple CarPlay, rearview camera, and cruise control.
Underneath the skin, all variants will be using a 2.0-liter naturally aspirated flat-four mill, with 115 kW and 196 Nm of torque, hooked to a CVT automatic transmission with all-wheel drive.
Full specifications are released below via Aussie PerformanceDrive auto magazine.
2018 Subaru XV – Exterior Features
17-inch alloy wheels (17x7J, with a 225/60R17 99H tyre) – temporary steel spare (185/65/17 90S)
Colour-coded mirrors and door handles
Rear privacy glass
Rear roof spoiler with LED brake light
Rear roof mounted shark fin radio antenna
2018 Subaru XV – Interior Features
AM/FM tuner CD player, six speakers, Bluetooth and USB connectivity
Apple CarPlay and Google Android Auto compatibility
Automatic climate control air conditioning
Bottle holders in all doors + two cup holders in centre console & rear armrest
Cargo area light
Cargo security blind
Central locking – remote
Cruise control – steering wheel buttons
Height and reach adjustable steering column
Height adjustable driver’s seat
Immobiliser security system
Lineartronic Continuously Variable Transmission with paddle shift
Map lights (2)
New generation touchscreen infotainment unit
Power steering, mirrors and window. Front windows automatic up/down with “soft” open/close feature
Rear illumination instrument display
Remote fuel lid release – tethered fuel cap
Seatback pocket (front passenger side)
Two remote central locking keys
60/40 split/fold rear seat
12V/120W power jacks (two).
2018 Subaru XV 2.0i-L – Other Highlights
Dual zone climate control air conditioning
Electric folding mirrors with integrated indicators
EyeSight driver assist
Lane Keep Assist
Leather accented trim steering wheel and gear shift
Premium cloth trim
Premium 8-inch LCD touchscreen infotainment system with steering wheel controls.
2018 Subaru XV 2.0i PREMIUM – Other Highlights:
Factory fitted sat-nav.
2018 Subaru XV 2.0i-S – Oter Highlights
18-inch alloy wheels (18x7J with a 225/55R18 98V tyre) – temporary steel spare (185/65/17 90S)
Automatic head lights
Automatic front wipers
Chrome-type exterior door handle
Leather accented trim
Power driver’s seat
Steering responsive LED head lights with integrated DRLs
Vision Assist features:
Blind Spot Monitoring
High Beam Assist
Lane Change Assist
Rear Cross Traffic alert
Reverse Automatic Braking.