The Subaru XV has maintained its popularity since its launch. However, the Japanese manufacturer has not let the sales figures deter them from updating and upgrading the new Subaru XV. Review details for the latest model show that this vehicle may even surpass the popularity of its predecessor.
A Fun SUV:
Subaru have maintained that the XV is their SUV which unleashes the fun in driving. This theme has been confirmed in a great number of Subaru XV reviews around the world. The powerful and efficient boxer engine teamed with the symmetrical All Wheel Drive system, ensures that the XV is great fun to drive regardless of the road conditions.
A Practical Choice
Unlike many SUV models, which lack the power and design to cope with genuine off road conditions, the XV is not only fun but actually practical. The model has a huge ground clearance with dynamic handling to manage even challenging driving conditions. The cabin layout also offers lots of space for passengers to feel comfortable. With a massive 310 litres of cargo space with the rear seats in place, there is room enough for 5 occupants and luggage for those longer journeys.
Plenty of Gear:
Another important aspect of a Subaru XV review is obviously what gadgets and toys are included on the model. Fortunately, the XV is packed with gear to ensure that driver and passengers are comfortable even on longer journeys. In addition to the attractive 17 inch alloys, there is an advanced multi function screen which is the heart of the audio and high tech connectivity systems. The touchscreen allows you to adjust audio settings for your cd, radio, mp3 or Bluetooth audio streaming. This display is also used for the sat nav system.
One of the major considerations for a Subaru XV review is safety. Fortunately, the XV has a number of safety innovations to ensure that all passengers are protected in the event of a collision. The main safety feature of this 5 star ANCAP design is that the boxer engine is mounted low down in the engine bay. This ensures that in the event of a frontal collision, the engine will slide below the cabin, protecting the occupants. The passenger cell is constructed from high tensile steel to allow the energy of an impact around the cabin rather than through it. There are also a number of safety features to further improve passenger protection. These include whiplash reduction seats to protect the neck, torso and head of occupants. There are also seven SRS airbags as standard including a driver’s knee airbag, front, side and curtain airbags. Other safety systems include Electronic Stability Control, Anti Lock Brakes, Traction Control, Brake Assist and Electronic Brakeforce Distribution and reversing camera.
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