Subaru Crosstrek

subaru crosstreck review 2024 01 tracking front
subaru crosstreck review 2024 01 tracking front

Niche model engineering is beginning to play rather well for the determinedly left-field Subaru. In 2023, the third-generation Subaru Crosstrek - which has just made it to the UK - was within a whisker of becoming the biggest-selling model in the firm’s whole North American range.

Many in the UK may look at it as precisely the wrong kind of crossover hatchback: all jacked-up ride height and permanent four-wheel drive underneath, but not enough space and convenience up top. But, quite clearly, where there is a demand for a car like this, there are customers who like the way the Crosstrek goes about meeting it - and, actually, it’s not so hard to appreciate why.