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2015 Subaru XV lineup gets another round of price cuts in Australia

The 2015 Subaru XV crossover gets more price cuts in Australia. Why are prices dropping down under?


The 2015 Subaru XV Crosstrek is launching in Australia with another round of price cuts which is great for consumers. Back in January, Subaru Australia slashed $750 from the price of the XV, and now they are cutting another $1250 making the entry-level XV 2.0i all-wheel-drive crossover $2000 cheaper than it was in December with a new price of $26,490 plus on-road costs.

The move by Subaru AU is the result of the Australia-Japan free-trade agreement which went into effect in January. This pricing realignment has already been seen in Subaru’s other multi-purpose vehicles with prices cuts in the 2015 Forester and Impreza. Subaru Managing Director, Nick Senior, said: “The XV has always been a great value for money story. This move takes that value for money platform to a new level.”

The new Subaru XV crossover and Impreza compact are the latest models to join Subaru's lineup of the top rated ASV+ designated vehicles. Both the Subaru XV and Impreza achieved ASV+ ratings with the highest possible score more.

The 2015 Subaru XV 2.0i-L and 2.0i-S prices have also been reduced by $1250, with the mid-range XV now costing $29,990 plus ORCs and the range-topping XV 2.0i-S now priced at $32,490 plus ORC. Subaru's Lineartronic CVT automatic continues with a $2500 premium over the six-speed manual prices.

The 2015 Subaru XV range gets upgrades with added features, including improved interiors and infotainment. This will keep the XV highly competitive with the top rivals in Australia that include the Honda HR-V, Mazda CX-3, Renault Captur, Suzuki Vitara, Fiat 500X and Jeep Renegade.

What new for 2015? 

The base XV 2.0i is now equipped with a 6.2-inch touch-screen, while the 2.0i-L and 2.0i-S add a new 7.0-inch touch-screen with satellite-navigation. Other XV upgrades include new steering wheel audio switches, silver accents around the A/C vents, new interior metallic accents, two new 5V DC rear USB charge ports and revised front USB and auxiliary port locations. Top of the line 2.0i models get an upgraded CVT shifter surround, silver leather trim stitching and an upgraded instrument cluster with new multi-information display.

With the price cuts, the 2015 Subaru XV all-wheel-drive city crossover is even a better value now for Australian consumers.