First time, with the Subaru XV Crosstrek Hybrid now also a hybrid model. The supplied tailored primarily to the U.S. market drive concept to make the compact four-wheel drive even more efficient.
But the combination of 2.0-liter Boxer petrol engine and electric motor should also enable a more dynamic driving. The petrol engine has an output of 148 hp (109 kW) and is complemented by the 14 hp (10 kW) electric motor.
Up to a speed of 40 km / h, all-electric can also be traveling a short distance. The Subaru XV Crosstrek Hybrid comes standard with a CVT automatic, which provides for a linear power delivery without course interruption, at full acceleration but remains at a high level of speed and so happy the passengers with an annoying drone.
In North America, the Subaru hybrid will be available from autumn 2013, if he comes to Europe, is not yet known.