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The Top 3 Trims Of Subaru XV For Sale In Jamaica

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The Subaru XV is a subcompact crossover SUV in production from 2010-2017. The famous automaker Subaru manufactures it, and it is known for its reliable and practical vehicles. This versatile vehicle can handle any terrain and any weather condition. Therefore, it is a popular choice for drivers who want a car that can keep up with their active lifestyle.

Additionally, Subaru’s discontinuation of the Impreza XV, a crossover model based on the third-generation Impreza introduced in 2010, led to the creation of a new crossover model.

Introducing Subaru Crosstrek

The first-generation Subaru Crosstrek made its world premiere at the 80th Geneva International Motor Show in March 2010. The Crosstrek is based on the Impreza 5-door hatchback. Furthermore, its design features a dedicated plated front grille and bumper, side cladding, roof rails, and a roof spoiler.  It also featured brown as an accent color in the car.

Subaru initially released the Crosstrek in Japan in June 2010, along with a partial improvement of the Impreza series. It had two grades for the Japanese domestic market: 1.5i and 2.0i. Both grades had front-engine, front-wheel drive (FF), and four-wheel drive (AWD) options.

Subaru equipped the vehicle with a special suspension that allows for a sporty drive with high roll rigidity while maintaining the same road clearance as the base model. The decision to not raise the vehicle too much was based on prioritizing vehicle usability.

The overseas specifications of the Crosstrek had two grades. The 2.0R was equipped with a DOHC naturally aspirated (NA) engine. And 2.0D, which was equipped with a boxer diesel for Europe. In 2022, with the introduction of the 4th generation Crosstrek, the car’s name was unified to Crosstrek, making it a common name for the whole world.

The Subaru Crosstrek has been a popular choice for drivers who want a vehicle that can rise to the diverse challenges of different terrain and weather conditions. With its sturdy build, versatile features, and impressive performance, the Crosstrek has become the perfect companion for drivers who love to explore and take on new adventures. If you are looking for Saubaru XV for sale in Jamaica, the following are its top three trims to consider.

1.           Subaru XV Hybrid

Subaru XV Hybrid is a revolution within its cross-section of the market. Since the XV’s launch in 2017. it has garnered high praise for its reliability, practicality, and impressive off-road ability. But the XV Hybrid elevates everything to a higher level.

The most obvious feature of the XV Hybrid is its ‘e-boxer’ hybrid powertrain. The powertrain combines the standard 2.0-liter naturally-aspirated flat-four petrol engine with a discreetly slotted 12kW/66Nm electric motor in the transmission.

The result is a boost in power that operates all four wheels through Subaru’s proprietary full-time four-wheel-drive system. According to its maker, this boosts the XV’s off-road capability in conjunction with the X-Mode driving selector and reduces the fuel depletion rate by about 7%  for an aggregate of 6.5 liters per 100km.

The XV Hybrid adds hybrid extras to the mid-range 2.0i-L, resulting in a price increase of about $4000. Despite the price premium, the XV Hybrid gains additional active safety features. So, it still brings a lot to the table and remains affordable, with a $35,580 price tag.

2.           Subaru Eyesight

Subaru UX Eyesight is another popular trim you can consider featuring the EyeSight technology, which contributes to enhanced safety on the road. The EyeSight technology offers six primary functions, namely pre-collision braking, pre-collision throttle management, adaptive cruise control, lead vehicle start alert, lane departure warning, and lane sway warning.

The addition of the EyeSight technology completes Subaru’s four hallmark core technologies, which are Symmetrical All-Wheel Drive (AWD), Boxer Engine, Subaru Global Platform, and EyeSight technology. These four technologies optimize the handling, comfort, and safety of everyone onboard the vehicle.

The new XV comes equipped with EyeSight technology and includes the new SI-Drive and Dual-Function X-Mode, providing drivers with added control and adaptability to different driving conditions.

The Dual-Function X-Mode complements the Symmetrical AWD system, allowing drivers to choose between two settings: Snow/Dirt and Deep Snow/Mud. The SI-Drive, on the other hand, is Subaru’s powertrain performance management system, offering drivers a choice between Sport (S) and Intelligent (I) driving modes.

The XV’s exterior now boasts a more aggressive and sportier look with redesigned 17-inch wheels and a new front bumper and grille. The car’s interior features an eight-way power-adjustable driver’s seat with a memory function for extra comfort.

The XV retains the returning FB20 2.0-liter naturally-aspirated direct-inject engine, producing 156PS at 6,000rpm and 196Nm of torque at 4,000rpm. The engine connects to the familiar Lineartronic continuously variable transmission.

Subaru has also introduced the sportier GT Edition, the second XV GT model, in partnership with engineering company Giken Co Ltd and Masahiko “Jack” Kobayashi. The XV GT’s body kit features a redesigned front under spoiler and new front bumper garnishes.

Both the XV and the XV GT come in six color options: Crystal Black Silica, Magnetite Grey Metallic. Ice Silver Metallic, Dark Blue Pearl, Pure White, and Cool Grey Khaki.

3.           Subaru XV Crosstrek Sport

The Subaru XV Crosstrek Sport is the smallest SUV offering from the Japanese automaker. Announced in 2012, the current variant represents the second generation since 2018.

In terms of the exterior design, the Crosstrek is a mixed bag. While some may find it appealing, on the other hand, others may not be too fond of its overall looks.The vehicle’s aesthetics lack cohesion and appear to consist of a variety of different shapes that don’t necessarily blend well together.

That said, the Crosstrek’s ride height is a definite plus, and there’s a lot of black plastic cladding, which some may not mind. Subaru redesigned the front fascia and grille, introduced new paint colors, and added a new wheel design to all trims of the Crosstrek for the 2021 model year.

The Crosstrek’s interior is where it really shines. The cabin is spacious, comfortable, and user-friendly, with the relevant controls within easy reach. ou can manually adjust the driver’s seat, and the positioning of the steering wheel, gear selector lever, and pedals all account for ergonomics. The Crosstrek Sport comes equipped with an optional eight-inch touchscreen. It is easy to operate with physical dials and buttons for the radio.

Subaru introduced the new engine that was already available in the Forester during the Crosstrek’s 2021 model year. The Crosstrek Sport features a powerful 2.5-liter four-cylinder engine that produces 182 horsepower and 176 pound-feet of torque.


The Subaru XV in Jamaica is a crossover SUV that meets most needs of drivers. You can easily drive it under a wide variety of weather conditions. Additionally, it can easily handle all kinds of terrain. You can purchase a used Subaru XV for sale in Jamaica from SBT Japan.

You can find all the above-mentioned trims along with their specifications. So, whatever your budget, our customer sales team can help you find a vehicle that suits your needs. Overall, the Crosstrek is a solid option. Furthermore, it is best for those looking for a subcompact SUV that offers all-wheel drive and a comfortable ride.