New Subaru XV Black Limited Edition Launched
Subaru have launched the XV Black, a new limited edition of the manufacturer’s popular compact crossover. The ‘XV Black’ models are available with either Subaru’s 2.0-litre Boxer diesel engine mated to a six-speed manual transmission, or the 2.0-litre Boxer petrol unit and a Lineartronic automatic transmission.
Exclusively finished in Crystal Black Silica paint, the XV Black offers a number of visual additions unique to the special edition model. These include front, rear and side silver-resin under-guards, front and rear mudflaps, a cargo step panel and a foldable cargo tray. The interior is also fitted with heavy duty rubber floor mats.
Customers can drive away in the All-Wheel-Drive Black from £24,295 (on the road) for the the 2.0i Lineartronic and £24,995 for the 2.0 Boxer diesel, the XV Black is based on the existing SE model. Motorists will pay just £1,000 for all the extras fitted as standard to the XV Black, which – if fitted separately as options to other models in the range – would total over £1,600 meaning the new Limited Edition model offers both exclusivity and value for money.
The XV comes with a class-leading five-star Euro NCAP crash rating and at 90%, one of the highest scores for child occupancy protection ever recorded, making it ideal for young families.
Its also suited for everyday use in an urban or out of town environment, with its highest ground clearance of any vehicle is its segment with the lowest centre of gravity. Efficient engines and lightweight body mean the XV is able return a 50.4mpg on the combined cycle and emits only 146g/km Co2 (2.0-litre diesel models).
The new XV Black Limited Edition features Subaru’s typically generous standard equipment levels, including Subaru’s standard-fit Vehicle Dynamics Control (VDC) system, providing world-class hazard avoidance capabilities. Other standard features include front, side, curtain and knee airbags, 17-inch alloy wheels, daytime running lights, heated front seats, wiper de-icers, cruise control, folding door mirrors, dual-zone air-conditioning, rear view safety camera, Bluetooth, HID headlamps, and rear privacy glass.