2024 Subaru Crosstrek vs. 2023 Toyota Corolla Cross Review

Picture of the 2024 Subaru Crosstrek

2024 Subaru
Crosstrek

MSRP*: $25,195 to $32,195
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Picture of the 2023 Toyota Corolla Cross

2023 Toyota
Corolla Cross

MSRP*: $23,610 to $29,015
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MPG - City 26 - 27 MPG 29 - 31 MPG
MPG - Hwy 33 - 34 MPG 32 - 33 MPG
Seating Capacity 5 seats 5 seats
Cargo Space 54.7 - 54.9 ft3 Info not available
Engine
  • 152-hp, 2.0-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel)
  • 182-hp, 2.5-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel)
  • 169-hp, 2.0-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel)
  • 194-hp, 2.0-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine (Gas/Electric Hybrid)
Transmission Continuously Variable Continuously Variable
Drivetrain All Wheel Drive All Wheel Drive, Front Wheel Drive
Horsepower 152 - 182 hp 169 - 194 hp
Towing Capacity 1,500 - 3,500 lbs 1,500 lbs
Exterior Length 176.4 in 175.6 in
Exterior Width 70.9 - 71.7 in 71.9 in
Leg Room Front 42.9 in
Rear 36.5 in
Front 42.9 in
Rear 32.0 in
Head Room Front 39.8 in
Rear 38.0 in
Front 38.6 in
Rear 39.0 in

*MSRP and Invoice prices displayed are for educational purposes only, do not reflect the actual selling price of a particular vehicle, and do not include applicable gas taxes or destination charges.

Comparison Review

Comfort
Rear passengers will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Subaru Crosstrek than in the Toyota Corolla Cross. The Subaru Crosstrek offers just a little more front head- and legroom than the Toyota Corolla Cross, making it a little more comfortable for the driver and front passenger.

Convenience
Due to the larger tank size and better fuel economy of the Subaru Crosstrek, you will definitely be making fewer stops at the gas station than with the Toyota Corolla Cross.

Cost
There are a lot of factors to consider when calculating the overall cost of a vehicle. The main consideration is Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price (MSRP). The Subaru Crosstrek is somewhat more expensive than the Toyota Corolla Cross.

Dimensions
The Subaru Crosstrek is a little narrower than the Toyota Corolla Cross, so you'll have an easier time getting in and out of the car in a tight parking spot. When looking at overall length, the Subaru Crosstrek takes up about the same amount of space in your garage as the Toyota Corolla Cross.

Handling
The Subaru Crosstrek has the same turning radius as the Toyota Corolla Cross, so they both maneuver the same in and out of tight spots.

Performance
If you've got something you need to pull, the Subaru Crosstrek will do just as well as the Toyota Corolla Cross, since they have about the same towing capacity. The Subaru Crosstrek has a little more horsepower than the Toyota Corolla Cross.

Powertrain
With somewhat higher torque, the Subaru Crosstrek transmits power to its wheels a bit more effectively than the Toyota Corolla Cross.

Utility
In terms of seating, you'll be able to fit about the same number of people in both the Subaru Crosstrek and the Toyota Corolla Cross.