2013 Subaru Crosstrek  RealSafeCars73Safety Rating

#42 of 2013 SUVs

#100 of all 2013 vehicles


Pictured: 2018 Subaru Crosstrek
The Crosstrek, introduced by Subaru in 2013, is a small SUV with seating up to 5. Having better than average EPA (miles per gallon) for its class, it reduces fuel costs and pollution. Strong on technology, it has offered Android Auto since 2020 and Apple CarPlay since 2018. With standard all-wheel drive (AWD), it can easily handle mud, snow, and sand. Subaru offers a 3-year, 36,000-mile basic warranty, and a 5-year, 60,000-mile powertrain warranty on its lineup.


The 2013 Subaru Crosstrek is below average compared to all vehicles.

Comparison to all vehicles.  This plot shows RSC safety scores on the horizontal axis vs. the number of vehicles with each safety score (depicted by bar height and percentages at the bottom). Colors reflect vehicle safety, ranging from red (not that safe) to green (safer). For reference, a score of 0 implies a 0.15% chance of driver death (13% chance of driver injury) over 15 years, and a score of 100 reflects a 0.016% chance (1.4% chance of driver injury). The 2013 Subaru Crosstrek has a score of 73, implying a 0.051% chance of driver death (4.6% chance of injury).

We estimate that the 2013 Subaru Crosstrek has a vehicle lifetime fatality chance of 0.0513% and a vehicle lifetime injury chance of 5.8595%, meaning the average driver has a 0.0513% chance of dying in an accident if they drive the car under regular conditions for fifteen years, and a 5.8595% chance of being injured.

Compared to the average vehicle, the 2013 Subaru Crosstrek is 7% more likely to result in a fatal accident. Compared to other suvs, the 2013 Subaru Crosstrek is 23% more likely to result in a fatal accident.


And it is about as safe as many comparable models.

8854Toyota Scion tCM. Outlander SportSubaru ImprezaMazda CX-5Subaru CrosstrekAcura ILXFord EscapeMINI CountrymanBuick EncoreJeep CompassHonda CR-VHyundai TucsonComparison to similar models.  This plot compares the RSC rating of the 2013 Subaru Crosstrek with its main competition. Models are plotted on a scale from 54 to 88. The 2013 Subaru Crosstrek is safer than the 2013 Toyota Scion tC and the 2013 Mitsubishi Outlander Sport and less safe than the 2013 Buick Encore, the 2013 MINI Countryman, and the 2013 Ford Escape. It is about as safe as the 2013 Mazda CX-5, the 2013 Acura ILX, and the 2013 Hyundai Tucson.

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