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2021 Subaru Crosstrek Sport crossover won’t be penalized at the pump for more performance

Federal testers last week said the new 2021 Subaru Crosstrek Sport will manage nearly identical fuel economy to its counterpart, despite its larger engine.

The EPA lists the new Crosstrek Sport at 27 mpg city, 34 highway, 29 combined, when equipped with a continuously variable automatic transmission (CVT).

That compares to the Crosstrek’s rating of 28/33/30 mpg with a smaller engine.

Subaru hasn’t yet detailed the new Crosstrek Sport, or how much it will cost, but it’s likely to borrow the 2.5-liter flat-4 from the Forester, which makes 182 horsepower. The 2.0-liter flat-4 currently offered in the Crosstrek makes 152

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2020 Subaru Outback Onyx Edition XT moves more than I expected

It’s hard to imagine a go-anywhere, do-anything vehicle that does it all better than a Subaru Outback. If it must carry four adults and a kayak on a regular basis, the Outback makes for an easy choice.

What’s not easy? Picking out the right trim. There are seven trim levels for the 2020 Subaru Outback that range in price from less than $28,000 to more than $40,000.

In many Subaru models, the Premium trim level usually offers the best value among the lineup. You could set your watch to it.

That’s the impression I had after driving the Outback for

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2020 Volkswagen Tiguan vs. 2020 Subaru Forester: Compare Crossover SUVs

2020 Subaru Forester

Just like every culture has a distinct take on a stuffed dough ball—empanada, pierogi, panzarotti—every automaker has a distinct take on a compact crossover. The 2020 Subaru Forester is the steamed bun of this analogy, and the 2020 Volkswagen Tiguan is the lesser known bierocks. 

Both are distinct, both are boxy, both have good standard features, but the Forester stands out a bit more. On our menu, it earns a TCC Rating of 6.8 compared to the Tiguan’s 6.0. This score partly reflects the relative freshness of the Forester, which was overhauled for 2019 and won our

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