The brand new-generation Subaru Crosstrek is hitting sellers nationwide proper now, and the model’s native director says provide of the petrol line-up is “good”.
Blair Learn, managing director for Subaru Australia, instructed CarExpert the primary automobiles are arriving now, with good provide throughout the vary – at the least for petrol fashions.
Nonetheless, patrons wanting a Crosstrek Hybrid could also be topic to attend occasions of at the least six months, with electrified variations accounting for one-in-five orders at launch.
“We’ve bought actually good provide coming by means of from launch, proper now,” Mr Learn stated.
“There’s good provide [across the petrol range], however hybrid is a little bit of an exception.”
“We’ve got a six-month order financial institution on Crosstrek Hybrid – it has been 20 per cent of preliminary orders – so it’s been a very popular share,” Mr Learn continued.
“Meaning with the allocation we’ve bought, we’re out six months [on Hybrid], so we’re working laborious to get extra and scale back that lead time.”
“Apart from that, now we have good allocation,” Mr Learn added.
The 2023 Subaru Crosstrek (MY24) arrives with three petrol variants and two e-Boxer Hybrid variations, just like the outgoing XV.
Pricing ranges from $34,990 for the entry-level Crosstrek AWD 2.0L to $45,090 for the flagship Crosstrek AWD Hybrid S – all costs exclude on-road prices.
In comparison with the previous-generation Subaru XV, the Crosstrek vary sees worth will increase of between $1800 and $3000 relying on variant, although that is offset by a spread of engineering and powertrain developments, as will as extra commonplace gear throughout the vary.
Mr Learn famous that Subaru’s native division expects the brand new Crosstrek to “choose up the place the XV left off” when it comes to gross sales quantity. The previous-generation XV accounted for “roughly 25 per cent” of Subaru’s quantity in Australia – large sneakers to fill.