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Crosstrek FAQs Answered

At Charlie's Subaru in Augusta, Maine we understand that customers want to learn as much about a possible vehicle as possible. Researching a vehicle is a crucial step when buying your next car in the nearby Auburn area. The Subaru Crosstrek offers the best of both worlds with its adventurous versatility and agile driving experience.

Our Maine Subaru dealership gets a lot of questions on the Crosstrek. Is it good in snow? How much room is there? Is there a hybrid option? Keep reading to find answers to these questions and more. And if there's another question not answered on this page contact us and ask it today!


Is the Crosstrek an AWD vehicle?


Yes, all Crosstrek trim levels come with the legendary Symmetrical All-Wheel Drive. This AWD system is unique with its mirror-image design. While most AWD systems that Bangor drivers will find are simply a modified FWD system, the Symmetrical AWD system provides a near-perfect balance and optimized distribution of power. You will have more confidence in slippery conditions around Portland.


How much can the Crosstrek tow?


The new Crosstrek can tow up to 1,500 pounds, which makes it possible to bring along pop-up trailers and small boats for your adventures around South Portland, ME.


Can you flat tow a Crosstrek?


The Subaru brand does not recommend you flat tow the Crosstrek or any Subaru model. That being said, some customers swear that it's possible if the model has a manual transmission.


Are all Crosstrek models hybrid models?


No, only one trim level, the Crosstrek Hybrid, offers a hybrid powertrain. The Crosstrek Hybrid provides up to 90 MPGe and up to 480 miles of total driving range.


How does the Subaru Crosstrek Hybrid work?


The Crosstrek Hybrid utilizes a SUBARU BOXER® gasoline engine, a permanent magnet AC synchronous motor, and an electric battery to provide exceptional efficiency. As a plug-in hybrid, you can recharge the battery using a 120V household outlet or a 240V outlet.


How many seats does the Crosstrek have?


The Crosstrek has five seats and up to 100.9 cubic feet of passenger volume. The 60/40-split flat-folding rear seatbacks allow you to access up to 55.3 cubic feet of cargo space.