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2013 XV Crosstrek. I'm waiting until mid October to test drive one.
Cool looking car. I like the fact that the suspension is raised 4" more than a standard Imprezza. My Outback Sport is only raised 2" more. Has the same engine as my car so it runs on regular but the gas mileage rating is slightly lower. I guess that's from additional drag caused by the higher suspension.2013 XV Crosstrek. I'm waiting until mid October to test drive one.
My Imprezza Outback Sport came standard with a roof rack. I have a large/wide Thule box sitting in my attic that hasn't been used in years. If I ever find the need to use it again it clamps right onto my rack without special adapters. I've had 4 pairs of ski's, boots, poles along with 3 6ft. hero's in the coffin with room to spare in the past. I'll lose a couple mpg with it on the roof.I have an Impreza and it works fine with the single back seat down to put the skis through. I can only fit three, but you need to put the seat down in an Outback too...
Ideally if you're traveling with more than two you have a roof rack/box, which all Subarus are equipped to handle. Outbacks and Forresters already have the crossbars (usually) too.