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Subaru Crosstrek Is Among The Most Fuel Efficient New 2022 Model SUVs Again

Check out the 12 most fuel-efficient new SUVs for 2022. The 2022 Subaru Crosstrek scores among the best again.

According to a new report from the New York Times, with gas prices rising, it’s affecting everyone from how much you travel for the holidays, your household budget, and your leisure activities. If you buy a new SUV, there are great choices because fuel efficiency is up on many new models. Consumer Reports just ranked the most fuel-efficient SUVs, including all-wheel-drive vehicles.

According to the latest Consumer Reports study, the 2022 Subaru Crosstrek is included as one of the twelve most fuel-efficient SUVs you can buy now (by subscription). CR says the 2022 Crosstrek is ranked the number one of fifteen subcompact SUVs overall based on reliability, safety scores, road tests, fuel mileage, and owner satisfaction.

2022 Subaru Crosstrek features, upgrades, specs, pricing, fuel mileage
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The 12 Most Fuel-Efficient SUVs

Consumer Reports says the twelve most fuel-efficient 2022 model year SUVs are the Lexus UX, Toyota RAV4, Toyota Venza, Honda CR-V, Hyundai Tucson, Toyota Highlander, Ford Escape, Toyota RAV4 Prime, Subaru Crosstrek, Hyundai Santa Fe, Lexus RX, and Honda HR-V.

All 2022 Subaru Crosstrek trim levels, including the hybrid, come standard with all-wheel-drive when other vehicles come with front-wheel-drive and all-wheel-drive is a more expensive option.

2022 Subaru Crosstrek features, upgrades, specs, pricing, fuel mileage
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What is the 2022 Subaru Crosstrek fuel mileage?

You can have an all-wheel-drive SUV and still get good fuel efficiency. The Subaru Crosstrek uses direct injection on its new 2.5-liter four-cylinder Boxer engine and gets 27/34 city/highway mpg and 29 combined mpg.

The 2.0-liter engine gets 28/33 mpg and 30 combined mpg with the Continuously Variable Transmission (CVT) automatic, contributing to better mileage.

The 2022 Subaru Crosstrek hybrid gets even better fuel mileage. In Consumer Reports testing, the plug-in hybrid gets 38/45 city/highway MPGe and 42 combined MPGe. Note that the Crosstrek Hybrid is not available in all states.

What is the price of the 2022 Subaru Crosstrek?

The 2022 Subaru Crosstrek comes in five trim levels for customers. The base trim is priced from $23,570, Premium ($24,720), Sport ($27,920), Limited ($29,420) and Crosstrek Hybrid ($37,895). Prices include destination and delivery fees ($1,125).

If you are shopping for a fuel-efficient small SUV, the 2022 Subaru Crosstrek is one of the most fuel-efficient SUVs with all-wheel-drive. It’s also rated best for reliability and best for snow and ice this winter. Check them out in the two new reports below for more new Crosstrek information.

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Denis Flierl has invested over 30 years in the automotive industry in a consulting role working with every major car brand. He is an accredited member of the Rocky Mountain Automotive Press. Check out Subaru Report where he covers all of the Japanese automaker's models. More stories can be found on the Torque News Subaru page. Follow Denis on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.

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