Subaru Crosstrek takes on the Competition

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See How the 2017 Subaru Crosstrek Bests the Competition in the Small Crossover Class Here in North Reading, MA

Drivers who live in the area near our North Reading, MA Subaru dealership serving Boston, Belmont, Lawrence and Medford know that winters and even the fall and spring can be tough for traveling around. Choosing a vehicle with standard AWD like the new 2017 Subaru Crosstrek is a great idea, but finding that one of these great crossovers does so much more is just what you should expect here in North Reading. To show off why the new Crosstrek is such a great choice, not just among our new Subaru models, but from within a crowded crossover segment, we're offering up these comparisons.


As we compare the new Crosstrek to the new 2017 Honda HR-V and the 2017 Mazda CX-5, keep in mind that upgrading trim levels and adding features will affect your bottom line price. Take a look through these comparisons, then visit us in North Reading today so we can go over your new Subaru leasing or financing options.

2017 Subaru Crosstrek vs. 2017 Honda HR-V Comparison in North Reading, MA

  • As we mentioned earlier, the Crosstrek comes standard with AWD, which is only an added option for the HR-V, which will end up costing you more from the get-go.
  • When you choose one of the two higher trims for the Crosstrek with the CVT automatic, you'll best the HR-V in fuel efficiency, making the Subaru option a better choice for your daily driving.
  • Optional navigation and sunroof in the mid-level trim of the Crosstrek leaves you better equipped than with the HR-V.
  • Every level of the Crosstrek outperforms the new HR-V, giving you a slightly better driving experience, which is key for an everyday vehicle.

2017 Subaru Crosstrek vs. 2017 Mazda CX-5 Comparison in North Reading, MA

  • In the starting setups of each, you'll pay far less for the Crosstrek than you will for the CX-5.
  • Once again, choosing the CVT option of the Crosstrek will lead to better fuel economy when compared to the new CX-5.
  • Another bonus of the Crosstrek is the standard AWD, which is an add-on for the CX-5.
  • The Crosstrek earns a five-star overall crash test rating, slightly edging out the CX-5, which earned four stars.