2021 Subaru Crosstrek Travel Luggage Examination|Just how much suit the trunk?

You take one check out the 2021 Subaru Crosstrek as well as you’re bound to go, “well that does not resemble it has much area.” Standing out open the hatch will certainly not do anything to transform that point of view. You might also presume that considering that the Crosstrek is simply a raised Impreza hatchback that even more standard crossover SUVs would certainly have the ability to hold even more things.

Well, the Crosstrek absolutely isn’t a huge automobile. As well as evaluating by the number I see below in Rose city, Ore., with Yakima or Thule roofing service providers, proprietors fit to require even more area than they give. Subaru’s tiniest crossover (or raised hatchback, if you favor) is larger than it looks. Theoretically, it has 20.8 cubic feet of area behind its rear, which is greater than a lot of subcompact crossovers like the Hyundai Kona, Jeep Abandoner, and so on. Just the Nissan Kicks as well as Honda HR-V have a lot more. Also does the Kia Seltos, though it’s a half-size bigger than the Crosstrek in the expanding in-betweener small crossover sector.

That’s exactly how much freight capability it has on paper. Allow’s see just how much it can really suit regards to baggage. It can not be that a lot?

I indicate, this does not look huge, especially in regards to elevation contrasted to a crossover (particularly the amazingly large Kicks). It’s deep as well as quite vast.

Subaru attentively consisted of that rubber freight floor covering, yet as it might minimize capability …


Subaru likewise consisted of the freight cover, so allow’s begin by seeing just how much can fit with it in position. This is handy considering that you could not constantly keep in mind or recognize your demand to take the cover out as well as have no place else to stow away the important things inside (the flight terminal situation where individuals you get have MEANS a lot more things than anticipated).

Similar To every baggage examination, I make use of 2 midsize roller bags that would certainly require to be signed in at the flight terminal (26 inches long, 16 vast, 11 deep), 2 roll-aboard bags that simply hardly suit the expenses (24 L x 15 W x 10 D), as well as one smaller sized roll-aboard that fits quickly (23 L x 15 W x 10 D). I likewise include my spouse’s expensive carry-on simply to spruce points up a little bit (21 L x 12 W x 12 D).

With marginal elevation to begin with, the freight cover’s reel does considerably minimize freight area. Greater than common, also. I was kind of able to shut the cover over the bags below, yet it had not been simple. The very same bags suit the Nissan Kicks under its freight cover, yet it was simpler to do so as well as was a neater fit.

Because Of This …


Well, that made a distinction. All the bags fit, which is a rarity amongst sub-compact crossovers. This is generally the like the larger Mazda CX-30, as well as the Kicks betters it just by a smidge considering that its plan of bags does not hamper back exposure in any way.

Mentioning which …

That’s entirely appropriate.

Currently, if I re-Tetris the bags, there’s really some area left over below for one more tiny bag while preserving back exposure.

So, as the numbers recommend, the Crosstrek can undoubtedly hold even more things than a lot of rivals. Those connected over, I checked numerous others when I was an independent reporter, as well as they undoubtedly held much less.

Amongst those is the plug-in Subaru Crosstrek Crossbreed, which has a battery that considerably chews right into freight area. You can discover that video clip examination below.

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