2024 Subaru Crosstrek: First Drive Review

© Perry Stern, Automotive Content Experience© Perry Stern, Automotive Content Experience
To properly showcase this small crossover’s capabilities, Subaru set up an off-road course for attending journalists to navigate. We put the Crosstrek into X-Mode, which keeps the car in a lower gear, delivers torque more smoothly, and maximizes traction by keeping power better distributed between the four tires. We were able to easily climb a trail of loose dirt and rocks and never lost traction while making steep turns over uneven surfaces.

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