The 2023 Subaru Solterra EV is Subaru’s first small SUV that runs entirely on electricity. Subaru and Toyota collaborated to jointly develop the basis for this electric SUV, resulting in this EV. Many characteristics of the Solterra are also included in Toyota’s recently unveiled BZ4X EV all-electric SUV.
Despite this, Subaru’s creative equipment list allows it to stand out from the Toyota BZ4X. The Solterra is a superb combination of appearance, functionality, and performance, with Subaru’s unmatched technological brilliance offering it its own distinct personality. Here’s all we know about the style, power, interior features, and infotainment of the 2023 Subaru Solterra EV.
Subaru Solterra EV Styling
Despite having a similar appearance to the BZ4X, there are notable aesthetic variances. The front end of the 2023 Subaru Solterra EV is more closed off. It also sports a distinct front apron and headlamp structure, as well as a different placement of the brand logos.
Engine, power and transmission
The Subaru Solterra is an all-electric compact SUV with a battery pack and two electric motors positioned on the front and rear axles. The aggregate output of the electric motors is 215 horsepower. Not only that, but the all-electric compact SUV can travel up to 285 miles on a single charge.
The Solterra features three different driving modes with different power deployed to each one of them, this is Eco, normal and power. However, an x mode is also expected which is intended to control the traction of each wheel during slippery conditions or uneven terrain drives.
Subaru Solterra EV Range
The Solterra’s battery pack has a gross capacity of 72.8 kWh, according to Subaru. those with 18-inch wheels have a range of 228 miles, while those with 20-inch wheels have a range of 222 miles. Subaru claims that when plugged into a Level 2 charging station, the Solterra’s integrated 6.6-kWh charger can recharge the battery in nine hours. When connected to a 100-kW DC fast charger, an 80-per-cent charge is said to take roughly 56 minutes.
Subaru Solterra EV interior
The interior of the 2023 Subaru Solterra EV appears to have a high-mounted digital gauge cluster, a large touchscreen for the infotainment system, and an elevated centre console with what appears to be a rotary shift mechanism.
The inside appears to be light and airy due to the steep windscreen, big side glass, and panoramic sunroof. A pleasing look is also enhanced by the use of a variety of appealing textures throughout. The numerous storage compartments, particularly the huge bin under the centre console, should make the Solterra a useful travel companion.
Subaru Solterra EV infotainment
The infotainment system features a 12.3-inch touchscreen display fitted at the centre of the dashboard. It houses popular connectivity features such as Apple car-play and Android Auto
Safety and Driver-Assistance Features
Every Solterra comes standard with an extensive list of driver-assistance features, including automatic high-beam headlights and, for the first time on a Subaru, a 360-degree video system.
other standard features include forward-collision warning and automated emergency braking, lane-departure warning and lane-keeping assist. A standard blind-spot monitor and rear cross-traffic alert are also included
2023 Subaru Solterra Price
The 2023 Solterra electric SUV in Premium grade has a manufacturer’s suggested retail price (MSRP) of $44,995, plus a $1,225 destination charge. The Limited trim costs $48,495 while the Touring model costs just under $52,000.