The second generation of Subaru XV crossover presented at the Geneva Motor Show in 2017, where a year ago, has been shown pre-production version of this model. The company noted that the car improved on all counts. Externally, the Subaru XV 2018 in a new body, at first glance, not much different from its predecessor – the changes in the design of the exterior can be called a rather evolutionary. Nevertheless, there is a different grille, bumper reissued, and other lighting fixtures. Utility has two new variants of body color (blue-gray Cool Grey Khaki and Orange Sunshine Orange), as well as a new design 18-inch wheels. In general, compared to its predecessor, the new model Subaru XV 2017-2018 has received more smooth contours. In the cabin installed upgraded seats with orange stitching, front panel, steering wheel and dashboard, as Subaru Impreza 5 generation, as well as new multimedia system with a 8.0-inch touch screen on the central console. Plus it has been improved materials and finishes. Based crossover lay new modular platform Subaru Global Platform, which allowed more than half the increase rigidity, as well as integrated into the back of the rear stabilizer with which the vehicle rolls decreased by 50 percent in the fast corners. Dimensions series Subaru XV is not specified, but certainly they are not very different from the concept. Overall length of the latter is 4520 mm, the size of the wheelbase – 2670, width – 1920, height – 1 570 Ground clearance (clearance) is declared at the level of 220 millimeters, the center of gravity has been reduced by 5 mm. Under the hood of the new 2018 Subaru XV is located upgraded 2.0-liter boxer power of 156 hp (196 Nm), combined in a pair with a variator Lineatronic, imitating seven virtual gears. Compared with the former engine, the new became only 6 forces more powerful, but he fats easier and more economical, but its design was changed to about 80% of the parts. Branded wheel drive Symmetrical All-Wheel Drive has got an additional mode of the control electronics X-Mode, which allows to feel more confident on a bad road. Also in the equipment model entered the complex security systems EyeSight with adaptive cruise control, tracking systems for marking and the “blind” zones function to prevent frontal collisions and adaptive optics. Sales of the new Subaru XV II will start before the end of 2017, and prices will be presented by picking later.
by Cars NB