Used Subaru XV 2012 - 2018

Used Subaru XV 2012-2018 review

Alternatives

(2012 - 2018)
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What alternatives should I consider to a used Subaru XV hatchback?

If reliability and all-weather capability are your priorities, the Subaru XV should go to the top of your shopping list.

But if you only require a bit of extra practicality and don’t need four-wheel drive, the more road-biased Nissan Qashqai would suit your needs better. Refinement is also far superior in the Qashqai and its 1.5-litre diesel in particular is very efficient.

The Kia Sportage is also worth a look if you’re not bothered about going off road but would like something with generous equipment levels and decent reliability. Some versions might still have some manufacturer’s warranty left, too.

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Used Subaru XV 2012 - 2018
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Verdict

Spacious for passenger and very dependable; the Subaru XV is the ideal family SUV for those who live in remote areas or on a farm. For those living in urban environments, there are more suitable options out there

  • Genuine four-wheel-drive abilities
  • Spacious for occupants
  • Refinement
  • Small boot
  • Not great to drive