Talking Cars (MP3)

The Subaru Crosstrek gets a facelift for its 2024 model year. Although this subcompact SUV might look familiar at first glance, it gets an improved chassis, redesigned interior, revamped engine, and transmission refinements. We share our first impressions on these updates, and how this new version stacks up to others in this class, like the Mazda CX-30 and Kia Niro Hybrid. And what would be a safe, fun to drive manual transmission car for a new teen driver? Our experts help a viewer with tips for shopping for his first car that has both sporty driving dynamics and important safety features.





00:00 - Introduction

00:15 - First Impressions: 2024 Subaru Crosstrek

02:07 - New Updates

04:01 - The Ride

05:20 - Styling

07:16 - Seat Comfort and Driving Position

09:56 - Controls

12:34 - AWD and Off-Road Capability

14:35 - Question: What would be a safe, fun to drive manual transmission vehicle for a new teen driver?




First Drive: 2024 Subaru Crosstrek Benefits from Subtle Updates


2024 Subaru Crosstrek


2023 Mazda CX-30


2022 Kia Niro


2023 Mazda 3


2017 Honda Accord


Guide to Car Safety




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