What's the Difference Between the 2019 and 2020 Subaru Crosstrek?

The new 2020 Subaru Crosstrek is the most well-equipped and advanced Crosstrek model yet, expanding upon the already impressive set of features and amenities while also adding greater capability and performance to let you have more fun on all your outings around Redwood City, CA and Palo Alto, CA. The new 2020 Crosstrek is known for combining the nimble and agile performance of a car with the versatility and capability of a crossover SUV, providing you with the best of both worlds, and with great updates this year, the new 2020 Crosstrek is the right fit for everyone.

Updates and Additions to the 2020 Subaru Crosstrek

  • The new 2020 Subaru Crosstrek is available with both a six-speed manual and continuously variable transmission. For 2020, all Crosstrek models with a continuously variable transmission equipped come with an Eyesight Driver Assist Technology system, offering driving aids like pre-collision braking, lane keep assist, adaptive cruise control, providing you with greater peace of mind when driving around Mountain View, CA and Menio Park, CA.
  • All 2020 Crosstrek models now come with automatic climate control, allowing you to keep the cabin cool and comfortable on even the warmest days in Redwood City, CA.
  • Also when equipped with the continuously variable transmission, the 2020 Crosstrek features an automatic start/stop system that will cut the engine off to save fuel when you're stopped or idling. The system will then start the engine again once you hit the accelerator.
  • To provide you with a more catered driving experience, all 2020 Subaru Crosstrek models with the continuously variable transmission and gasoline engine come with SI-Drive, allowing you to choose between different driving modes, including intelligent, sport and sport-sharp.

2020 Subaru Crosstrek Performance

The new 2020 Subaru Crosstrek provides you with a combination of agility and fuel economy. Under the hood, the 2020 Crosstrek comes equipped with a standard 2.0-liter four-cylinder Boxer engine that produces 182-horsepower while achieving impressive fuel economy both on the highway and in the city. You can also opt for a Crosstrek Hybrid model, pairing that same gasoline engine with an 8.8 kWh lithium-ion battery to produce a combined 148-horsepower.

One thing that sets the 2020 Crosstrek apart from other vehicles in its class is that every new Crosstrek model comes equipped with standard Symmetrical All-Wheel Drive and 8.7-inches of ground clearance, allowing you to take on rugged terrain, poor weather conditions and every day commutes with the same level of capability and ease.


If you want to stay connected behind the wheel, all 2020 Subaru Crosstrek models come equipped with a Starlink multimedia system with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto compatibility, allowing you to connect your mobile device using Bluetooth and enjoy hands-free control using voice recognition or a touchscreen display. All Crosstrek models with a continuously variable transmission come with an Eyesight Driver Assist Technology system, and you can also enjoy numerous other safety features, including blind-spot monitoring, rear cross-traffic alert, reverse automatic braking, and more.

Test Drive a New 2020 Subaru Crosstrek Model Today

If you want to learn more about the new 2020 Subaru Crosstrek, we invite you to join us at Carlsen Subaru to view our entire selection of new Crosstrek models in person. We're happy to walk you through your options and take you out for test drives so you can experience everything your favorite models have to offer before working with you on financing and lease options to help you choose the plan that's going to best fit your lifestyle and budget!

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