The 1st generation of the XV Crosstrek has a cumulative PainRank™ of 6.01. That can be compared against other Subaru generations. Shopping for a Subaru? You could do worse (but you could also do better).
Owners of the 2013–2015 XV Crosstrek model years have sent in 50 complaints on CarComplaints.com. We've listed the three most common below. Most are about the steering (20%) followed by the engine (14%) and the wheels (12%).