Is the 2012 Subaru XV a good car?

Is the 2012 Subaru XV a good car?

TMR VERDICT | OVERALL RATING: 3/5. Subaru’s XV compact SUV is a mixed bag. It provides great on-road feel and capable rough-road ability. For handling, it is certainly at the head of its segment.

Can Subaru XV go off-road?

While it may make it sound like your XV can pop out claws like Wolverine – which, admittedly, would be pretty cool – X-Mode is actually Subaru’s traction-control-based off-road system, a feature that makes the XV the king of off-road small cars.

Is Subaru XV 2013 a good car?

The car has a two litre engine mated with a Constant Variable Transmission (CVT) and Subaru’s constant All Wheel Drive (AWD). It is a great car with a go anywhere, and do anything capability. Additionally, fuel economy is very good, testing at between 7-8 litres per 100 km in our testing time.

What oil does a Subaru XV take?

Subaru Synthetic 5W-30 Motor Oil is designed to perform safely with your Subaru engine.

What goes wrong with Subaru XV?

Subaru XV (2016 – 2019) The ignition coils may fail and the ignition coil fuse may blow. As a result, the engine may stop while driving … .

Is the Subaru XV 4WD?

Yes, Subaru’s family SUV looks like a hatchback on stilts, but beneath its subtle, conventional exterior is a full-time four-wheel drive system that makes the XV remarkably agile in conditions that would stop rivals in their tracks.

Can Subaru XV go on beach?

In short, yes! AWD vehicles though they aren’t designed for off-road usage, they are capable in doing so, as long as your car has adequate ground clearance and the sand isn’t too soft or deep.

What’s wrong with the Subaru XV manual?

In its quest to optimise fuel economy, Subaru has over-geared the XV manual and pitched the torque peak too high at 4200rpm. Where XV manual drives you nuts the CVT “auto” is the opposite good.

Is the Subaru XV a Soft Roader?

Subaru has really kicked a goal with its new Impreza-based XV soft roader with sales going through the roof. It’s like Outback/Liberty a wagon (hatch) on stilts with semi off road add-ons and buyers are loving it.

What is the performance of the Subaru XV?

Subaru has tuned the naturally-aspirated engine under the bonnet of the XV to deliver linear torque across the rev range from 1500rpm up to its 6500rpm redline – but meagre performance is the order of the day.

What is the difference between the Subaru XV and Impreza?

The XV rides higher than Impreza hatch on which it’s based and has a more purposeful look around the edges and inside. Like the exterior, the interior is new and is a quantum leap forward for Subaru which favoured cheap, hard, plastic interiors until this car arrived.