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The Subaru Crosstrek gets a facelift for its 2024 model year. Although this subcompact SUV might look familiar at first glance, it gets an improved chassis, redesigned interior, revamped engine, and transmission refinements. We share our first impressions on these updates, and how this new version stacks up to others in this class, like the Mazda CX-30 and Kia Niro Hybrid. And what would be a safe, fun to drive manual transmission car for a new teen driver? Our experts help a viewer with tips for shopping for his first car that has both sporty driving dynamics and important safety features.
00:00 – Introduction
00:15 – First Impressions: 2024 Subaru Crosstrek
02:07 – New Updates
04:01 – The Ride
05:20 – Styling
07:16 – Seat Comfort and Driving Position
09:56 – Controls
12:34 – AWD and Off-Road Capability
14:35 – Question: What would be a safe, fun to drive manual transmission vehicle for a new teen driver?
First Drive: 2024 Subaru Crosstrek Benefits from Subtle Updates
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Oh yes, the plastic fades overtime, but you only need the right restorer and about 10 minutes to restore all plastics. (If you take care of them, they won’t fade!).
Try that with paint.
Never a fan of Subaru. Good technology but way too cheap interiors.