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2017 Subaru XV preview to debut at Geneva motor show

A next-generation preview of the Subaru XV crossover will debut at next month’s Geneva motor show, the Japanese car maker has confirmed today. Little else has been revealed about the new concept’s coming, although a shadowy teaser image that accompanied the announcement offers a hint of what we can expect from the show car’s look...

2016 Subaru XV pricing and specifications: Styling and equipment enhancements

The 2016 Subaru XV is on sale now, bringing with it a number of changes over the already enhanced 2015 version. The 2016 Subaru XV small SUV gains new alloy wheel designs, a new front bumper with chrome-edged highlights, a new-look grille and revised headlight inlays and fresh LED rear light clusters...

Top 10 biggest sales drops of 2015

What new vehicles have seen the biggest sales drops in 2015 to date? If you’re in the market for a new car, SUV or commercial, it can be valuable to know. After all, if a brand is struggling to sell one of its volume cars, there's every chance you could get yourself a good deal. Most of the cars on this list are pretty good vehicles...

Subaru announces Sunshine Yellow Special Edition XV

To promote refreshed pricing of the 2015 Subaru XV range, Subaru has announced a limited edition variant. The Sunshine Yellow XV Special Edition is based on the 2.0i CVT model and features heated leather front seats, leather steering wheel and shift knob, along with unique floor mats and yellow interior stitching...

2015 Subaru XV prices down, new infotainment systems added

The 2015 Subaru XV has landed in Australian showrooms, bringing updated interior trim and technology and a $1250 price reduction across the range. Combined with the $750 free trade agreement pricing adjustment passed on in January, the updated Subaru XV is $2000 cheaper than the 2014 version. The new pricing means the 2015 XV range starts at $26,490 plus on-road costs in 2...

Subaru XV hot-hatch “technically possible” but unlikely, says senior engineer

Buyers after a more performance-focused version of the Subaru XV crossover hatch are set to be saddened by the news that the Japanese brand is not pursuing a go-fast version of the popular model. The Subaru XV currently comes with only a 2.0-litre petrol four-cylinder engine producing 110kW of power and 196Nm of torque...

Subaru XV Black limited edition expands local SUV line-up

The limited edition Subaru XV Black has been added to the compact SUVs range, priced from $29,740. Limited to 300 cars and spread across all three existing Subaru XV variants – equipped with both six-speed manual and continuously variable transmissions – the limited edition Black comes at a $1250 premium but adds a claimed $2500 worth of value...

Subaru XV Hybrid on the radar; Australian testing to start in 2014

The first Subaru hybrid will hit Australian roads within 12 months – though it will be years before customers can get behind the wheel. Subaru Australia managing director Nick Senior confirmed the local division planned to bring a Subaru XV Hybrid to Australia for testing and market research in 2014 following its successful launch in Japan earlier this year...

Subaru XV Hybrid: 5.0L/100km compact crossover not for Oz

Details about the Subaru XV Hybrid, the brand's first petrol-electric production model, have been officially released but the frugal four-wheel-drive won't be imported to Australia. On sale in Japan and the US as the range flagship model, the Subaru XV Hybrid combines a 2...

Subaru recalls over 5500 cars with wiring issue

Subaru Australia is recalling over 5500 vehicles due to a wiring issue that could cause vehicles to stall and not restart. Potentially affecting 2459 Subaru Impreza, 1455 XV and 1674 Forester models manufactured between January 20, 2012 and April 9, 2012, the wiring problem stems from the possible misrouting of the cars’ engine wiring harnesses that could lead to interference with the intake manifold retaining bolt or tumble generator valve during normal vehicle operation...

Subaru XV Hybrid: fuel-efficient compact crossover revealed

The Subaru XV Hybrid will become the Japanese brand's first petrol-electric production model when it debuts at next week's 2013 New York auto show. Subaru says the XV Hybrid will become the most fuel-efficient and lowest-emitting AWD hybrid crossover in America when it launches in the second half of this year...