2023 Subaru Crosstrek  RealSafeCars76Safety Rating

#70 of 2023 SUVs

#128 of all 2023 vehicles

Pictured: 2018 Subaru Crosstrek
The Crosstrek, introduced by Subaru in 2013, is a small SUV with seating up to 5. The Crosstrek provides exceptional fuel efficiency for its class, saving your wallet and the environment. It handles mud, snow, and sand with ease with standard all-wheel drive (AWD). The Subaru Crosstrek packs some potency, exceeding the average horsepower for its class. Subaru offers a 3-year, 36,000-mile basic warranty, and a 5-year, 60,000-mile powertrain warranty on its lineup.

The 2023 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 2023 Subaru Crosstrek has a score of 76, implying a 0.048% chance of driver death (4.3% chance of injury). If equipped with optional advanced driver safety features, the chance of death falls to 0.041%, and the chance of injury falls to 3.7%.

We estimate that the 2023 Subaru Crosstrek has a vehicle lifetime fatality chance of 0.0476% and a vehicle lifetime injury chance of 5.4304%, meaning the average driver has a 0.0476% chance of dying in an accident if they drive the car under regular conditions for fifteen years, and a 5.4304% chance of being injured.

Compared to the average vehicle, the 2023 Subaru Crosstrek is 2% more likely to result in a fatal accident. Compared to other suvs, the 2023 Subaru Crosstrek is 17% more likely to result in a fatal accident.

2023 Subaru Crosstrek offers AEB optionally. With AEB, the vehicle lifetime fatality chance drops by 14%.

Active safety features greatly enhance occupant safety by reducing the likelihood of a crash. The following active safety system is included even on lower trims/versions of the 2023 Subaru Crosstrek: EyeSight Driver Assist Technology (Forward Collision Warnings / Automatic Emergency Braking & Lane Departure Warnings).

Safety features can still make a vehicle safer, even if not as flashy as emergency automatic braking. Optional High Beam Assist on the 2023 Subaru Crosstrek automatically switches off high beams headlights when another vehicle is nearby. Optional side mirror turn signals alert others of your intention to turn or switch lanes allowing them to react accordingly, which can prevent accidents caused by not seeing a vehicle in the blind spot.

And it is less safe than many comparable cars.

9165Hyundai KonaSubaru CrosstrekBuick Encore GXSubaru ForesterMazda 3Honda HR-VMazda CX-30Toyota RAV4Nissan RogueAudi A3S. Crosstrek HybridVolkswagen TaosComparison to similar models.  This plot compares the RSC rating of the 2023 Subaru Crosstrek with its main competition. Models are plotted on a scale from 65 to 91. The 2023 Subaru Crosstrek is safer than the 2023 Hyundai Kona and less safe than the 2023 Mazda 3, the 2023 Volkswagen Taos, the 2023 Subaru Crosstrek Hybrid, the 2023 Audi A3, the 2023 Nissan Rogue, the 2023 Toyota RAV4, the 2023 Mazda CX-30, and the 2023 Honda HR-V. It is about as safe as the 2023 Buick Encore GX.

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