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  1. Sirilux
    October 15, 2013 Reply

    148hp is not bad in a vehicle this size/weight (and the CVT helps otimipze that power). In fact, Crosstrek has a better power-to-weight ratio than Mazda’s 2013 CX-5 2WD or 4WD versions. Would more power be more fun? Sure, but then Crosstrek wouldn’t have class-leading fuel economy. I think this engine size is a smart choice, and I hope Crosstrek sells well enough to allow Subaru to also offer a faster version in the future perhaps a turbo or the 200hp 2.0L from the Subaru BRZ.

  2. Frank
    October 15, 2013 Reply

    I had a friend in college that had a Subaru and it was a completely reliable car. He absolutely loved it but I think it is very difficult for them to sell to the outside market who don’t know about their niche and are truly looking toward the hybridized models. It is also certainly a northwest seller. I don’t believe I’ve seen many Subaru cars for sale in orange county. But this article definitely made me give them a second thought for my next car purchase.

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