Buying a winter escape vehicle? Consider the Subaru XV Hybrid

Winter is approaching, borders are open (for now) so as the chill starts to creep in, thought turn to escaping to crisp mountain air destinations. With the Trans-Tasman travel bubble opening, there is sure to be a horde of winter sport enthusiasts heading across the ditch to enjoy the amazing NZ ski fields. But for those that choose to enjoy winter in Australia, a driving winter escape could be on the cards. Roads in alpine regions, across the tablelands and ranges and in many rural areas are prone to snow, ice and frost, present challenging and at times risky driving conditions. For that winter escape, you may be seeking a suitable vehicle. If low interest rates weren’t enough of a reason, this could be a great excuse to update your vehicle through new car finance.

Before the current surge in popularity of SUVs and the massive increase in the number of makes and models in the market, apart from the rugged utes and work vehicles, the trusty Subaru was one of the most popular vehicles in mountain areas. For locals, lodge owners, rural property owners and residents, vehicle such as the Forrester provided wagon space for supplies when they headed to town plus the AWD capabilities to take on tougher than average road conditions while offering the attributes of a car rather than a truck.

Subaru continues to impress and have launched a new 2021 model SUV which could suit your winter escape plans perfectly. The 2021 Subaru XV L AWD Hybrid appears to tick a lot of boxes for both city and country drivers. At the advertised price range for this top of this range variant around $40,000 plus on roads, with our low interest car loans, it also ticks might also tick your affordability box. Head to our vehicle finance calculator for a rough repayment estimate right now. There are a number of variants in the XV range which come in at lower prices. Then read on for some of the key features we’ve noted and the finance options available.

Subaru XV L AWD: Specs and Features

This model has a 2 litre, 4 cylinder hybrid engine, petrol and electric, with CVT transmission and all-wheel drive capabilities. When purchasing an SUV it’s important to clarify the capabilities in regard to driving capabilities. Not all models are all-wheel or four wheel drive. Many SUVs are two wheel drive (2WD) or front wheel drive (FWD) which while being higher off the ground, do not give the same performance and capabilities to take on challenging terrain and some road conditions.

In the XV range there are three models: 2.01i, 2.01i-L and the Hybrid L, all with the trademark Subaru AWD. A key notable of these updated models is the tech. All have great tech features including the Subaru Intelligent Drive system and varying driver assists, connectivity and infotainment across the selection. It also has that all-important 5 star ANCAP rating.

Subaru is a very comfortable vehicle, if you’ve not driven in one, worth trying, as it offers a very comfortable drive. Providing the feeling of driving a compact car but offering the versatility and flexibility of great cargo space with 60:40 back set split and the capability to take on tough terrain.

Select the hybrid option and you’re also in for even greater engine efficiency. And the company offers quite a large colour selection compared with many other manufacturers. Your chance to add your personal touch to your drive.

Picturing yourself heading off on a mountain escape in your new Subaru XV? Let’s make it happen with a cheap car loan.

Finance Options

With the RBA leaving the cash rate on hold for yet another month, car buyers can continue to take advantage of historic low interest rates on Jade car loans. How low? Private buyers can refer to our lender car loan interest rate comparison chart to see how Jade’s cheap rate on Secured Car Loans compares with other lenders. While business buyers can refer to our Loan Comparison Chart to compare our rates across our different loan products.

For private car buyers, our Secured Car Loan is universally suited to most buyers and most vehicles with fixed loan elements over the loan term.

Business car loan buyers can select from our range of motor vehicle finance products and tailor the loan with the balloon/residual option, to suit individual cash flow and budgeting requirements.

For a quick quote and/or get the process started, give us a call or apply online for convenience. You will be assigned one of our licensed finance professionals to handle your loan from sourcing quote to handling settlement.

Contact  1300 000 003 to discuss lending on a new Subaru XV.

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