For 2015, the 2015 Subaru XV Crosstrek Special Editionjoins the line XV Crosstrek consisting of 2.0i base color, 2.0i Premium, 2.0i Limited and Hybrid XV Crosstrek. Based from the 2015 Subaru XV Crosstrek Special Edition 2.0i Premium trim, the Special Edition adds the STARLINK ™ Multimedia audio. The STARLINK 7.0 “system works with the 7-inch touch screen display with multi-touch control provides Exchange and visible gesture control. This system provides a 6-speaker audio system features plus voice-activated controls; SiriusXM® Satellite Radio (subscription required); a vehicle information display; SMS messages, iTunes® Tagging and dual USB ports.
2015 Subaru XV Crosstrek Special Edition Features
The 2015 Subaru XV Crosstrek Special Edition looks the part of a crossover rough and backs up its appearance and proven Subaru capability. Black and wheel-arch cladding, the rocker spoiler and roof rails provide a contrast to the body color. The raised ride height,unique-design 17-inch wheels bolster the Subaru XV model Crosstrek’s go-anywhere stance and body-color roof spoiler. The fark-tint privacy glass standard.
Additional features on the 2015 Subaru XV Crosstrek Special Edition include Power Moonroof, exclusive external Sunrise Yellow body color mirrors foldable integrated turn signals and dark headlight bezels. As standard, the magazine offers Access keyless with Push-Button and the Pin Code Access, the leather-wrapped shift lever handle and steering wheel.
With a raised four-wheel independent suspension, model’s 8.7 inches of ground clearance higher than other crossovers and even dedicated SUV, but the 2015 Subaru XV Crosstrek Special Edition provides a low step-in height. The High-strength suspension components enhance agility, and the hydraulic engine mounts help to damp out vibration. Double wishbone rear suspension helps to improve the blend of ride comfort, handling agility, straight-line stability and response of the vehicle.
Only available continuously variable transmission Subaru’s (CVT), Special Editions include Subaru Cline Start Assist feature, which will briefly hold the vehicle when the driver pulls away from a stop on the mountain. New transmission logic 2015 includes survive by shifting under heavy throttle. A standard ECO helps the driver of the vehicle as economically as possible. All-Weather Package (heated air Wiper de-nicer front seats, heated mirrors and external) included as standard.
The 2015 Subaru XV Crosstrek Special Edition (CVT) continuously and smoothly adapts to performance demand, helping to keep the engine operating in its list of the most efficient. A 6-speed manual mode and steering wheel paddle shifters allows the driver to control the movement with six ratios pre-set. Transfers and allows “second gear” starts in order to limit the risk of wheel spin on slippery surfaces.
2015 Subaru XV Crosstrek Special Edition Engine
The FB 2.0-liter Subaru boxer engine uses aluminum for the cylinder block heads. Configuration long stroke (84 mm bore and 90 mm stroke) to improve torque across the engine speed range. A top dual-cam (DOHC) configuration features Dual Active Valve Control System (DAVCS) – variable valve control for both intake and exhaust valves – and optimizing torque delivery. The engine generate 148 hp at 6,200 rpm and 145 lb.-ft. a peak torque 4,200 rpm.
2015 Subaru XV Crosstrek Special Edition Interior
A 103.7-inch wheelbase yields impressive interior roominess Subaru XV Crosstrek, include the 35.4 inches of rear seat legroom. Along standard 60/40 split rear seat-backs folded, this versatile five-door crossover provides a flat load floor and up to 51,9 cubic carrying space. Three golf bags or a large baby stroller loaded easily.
The sporty instrument panel and 3-spoke steering wheel are augmented in all XV Crosstrek models by a multi-function display with trip computer located in the center of the dashboard. The Soft-touch materials for dashboard, door trim and center console Armrest give a feel. Front seats are optimized for a rear-end collision and feature tilt-adjustable head control for comfort. Large door pockets can hold plastic drink bottles and maps. Many compartments located in and around the center console hold all the modern things, such as mobile phones, USB drives MP3 players.
Models equipped with the Linearisation CVT install the Active Torque Split version of symmetrical AWD. The electronically managed continuously variable transfer clutch actively manages torque distribution based on acceleration, deceleration, and the traction available. The Active Torque Split system automatically transfers more torque (nearly 100) to the wheels with the best grip should slippage occur.
Vehicle Dynamics Control (VDC) combines stability and traction control functions and includes a rollover sensor. The Traction control works to augment symmetrical All-Wheel Drive functionality. A VDC “Off” switch is useful for driving out slushy roads, deep snow or gravel. Position “Off” deactivates torque-reduction control system, while the greenhouse immediately and traction control remain active. Traction control works as a second line defense against wheel slip, after the symmetrical All-Wheel Drive. Traction control is not using a torque distribution of the Subaru AWD, as is some of the cars and all-wheel drive.