Awards for Subaru in United States and Australia
The 2019 opens with a series of prestigious awards for Subaru.
Crosstrek, Legacy and Outback MY19 won in two major categories of Kelley Blue Book’s 2019 5-Year Cost to Own Awards. This year’s honors, which recognize brands and new vehicles with the lowest projected ownership costs, were awarded to Subaru for “Best Brand” and the 2019 Crosstrek for Best Compact SUV/Crossover. This is the third time Subaru has received the overall honor from Kelley Blue Book; the brand was first recognized in 2015.
The Crosstrek (sold in Italy under the name XV) won the award for first time; Outback and Legacy is the fourth recognition in the 17-year history of the Best Resale Value Awards.
In Australia, the OzRoamer Car of the Year Awards, the most complete review of the SUV sector, have seen the Subaru XV 2.0 stand out among the Best AWD SUVs under 40,000 dollars for the second consecutive year.
Also the Forester 2.5 (available in Italy with a 2 liter Boxer engine) won the Best AWD SUV in the 40,000-50,000 dollar range.