Compare 2021 Subaru Crosstrek Sport vs 2021 Subaru Crosstrek Limited

2021 Subaru Crosstrek Sport vs 2021 Subaru Crosstrek Limited
2021 Subaru Crosstrek Sport 2021 Subaru Crosstrek Limited


2.5L 4-Cylinder 2.5L 4-Cylinder


182 hp 182 hp

  MPG (City/Highway)

27/34 * 27/34 *

  Seating Upholstery

Simulated Leather Leather with a Power Driver's Seat

  Infotainment Display

6.5-inch 8.0-inch

  Blind-Spot Detection/Rear Cross-Traffic Alert

Optional Standard


Multi-reflector halogen headlights LED Steering Responsive Headlights

2021 Subaru Crosstrek Sport vs 2021 Subaru Crosstrek Limited

Serving Fairfax, VA

The 2021 Subaru Crosstrek is a rugged subcompact SUV that’s available in a variety of trims. Two of the most popular trims include the Crosstrek Sport and the Crosstrek Limited. Learn more about these excellent Crosstrek trims to decide which one is right for you.


Every Subaru Crosstrek comes standard with all-wheel drive. Both the 2021 Subaru Crosstrek Sport and the 2021 Crosstrek Limited have a 2.5-liter four-cylinder engine that’s paired with a CVT automatic transmission. This powertrain produces 182 horsepower and 176 lb-ft of torque. Drivers can tow up to 1,500 pounds with the Crosstrek. 1 Additionally, the Crosstrek Sport offers Snow/Dirt and Snow/Mud settings for the all-wheel drive system while other Crosstrek models do not.


The Crosstrek Sport and the Crosstrek Limited look very similar. However, the Crosstrek Sport has a more athletic appearance with special fender flares, a Sport grille that's black with a gunmetal finish, and gunmetal finish folding side mirrors. Another difference in the appearance of these SUVs is that the Crostrek Sport features 17-inch wheels while the Crosstrek Limited features 18-inch wheels.


Every Subaru Crosstrek comes with standard Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, roof rails, and automatic climate control. As long as the Crosstrek has an automatic transmission, it will also come with adaptive cruise control and a lane keeping system. Additional notable standard features for the Crosstrek Sport include a 6.5-inch touchscreen display, heated front seats, heated side mirrors, a rear cargo cover, fog lights, a leather-wrapped steering wheel and shifter handle, rear-seat USB ports, simulated leather upholstery, a push-button start, and keyless entry. The Subaru Crosstrek adds onto or replaces these features with an 8-inch touchscreen display, leather upholstery, blind-spot monitoring and rear cross-traffic alert, adaptive LED headlights, LED fog lights, and a power driver’s seat.

Which model is best for you depends on what features are important to you and your lifestyle. If you are looking for a more rugged and sporty appearance, the Crosstrek Sport is a good choice. If you are looking for additional features and a more upscale feel, then the Crosstrek Limited would be the best option. For more information about these two models or any other models, be sure to visit our Subaru dealership in Fairfax today.

* EPA-estimated fuel economy. Actual mileage may vary.
1. Certain limitations apply. See Owner's Manual for details.