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  1. Model Year 2018 and Newer Towing Cross-country

    Crosstrek / XV General Discussion Forum
    Hi All, I’m wondering if anyone who has had long-range towing experience with the Crosstrek would mind sharing their experience. I’m moving from Virginia to Colorado, about 1500 miles, and plan on pulling a 4 x 6 U-Haul trailer behind me. I won’t go over the 1500 pound towing capacity, and...
  2. Towing over the 1500lb capacity

    Utility, Protection, and Towing
    Good morning! I own a 2018 Crosstrek Limited and I'm considering purchasing a Tab camper (with brakes) but it is 300 lbs over the maximum weight of 1500 lbs. (1848 lbs to be exact). I am in Florida where the terrain is mostly flat but it's hot. And then there's the added concern of towing in...
  3. First Time Towing

    Utility, Protection, and Towing
    Hey everyone I've seen a few threads out there about towing but I wanted to see if anyone has had any problems? I have a 13 XV with CVT and CURT 13135 Class 3 Trailer Hitch. I'm looking at renting a small trailer 550lbs for my motorcycle 650lbs. So roughly 1200lbs between the 2 but the...
  4. Towing with a Crosstrek?

    Appearance and Body
    Hiya fellow XV owners! I've found myself in a place where I'm considering spending time on either full-on or local walkabout. Or rather, driveabout. To do that, I'm considering three options. A really nice car-camping setup with an extra-comfy tent, shelter, camp kitchen, etc. A [email protected] Trailer...
  5. Towing capacity of the Crosstrek?

    New Member Introductions
    Hi! This video shows what to do if you find a tow-truck driver, who wants to tow you the wrong way: Chinese lady angry that her car is going to get towed does something most probably wouldn't. [VIDEO] Funny, I thought the towing capacity was only around 1,500 lbs...Is the car depicted not a...