Subaru’s first electric car, Salter in 2023will cost from $ 46,220, including shipping, and above $ 53,000 if it goes on sale this summer.
EV, developed as part of a partnership from Toyota Motor Corp. and built in Japan, available in three configurations: Premium, Limited and Touring. Subaru expects to receive 6,500 units for delivery to the U.S. this year, and a spokesman said the crossover is essentially sold out by the end of the calendar year.
“We have not yet opened sales orders for the remainder of the model year, but we will expect this to be done as we work to supply cars to booking owners,” Subaru spokesman Todd Hill said Monday.
Subaru, only a major automaker with the average promotion of new cars in the U.S. below $ 1,000 in the first quarter expected not to offer major deals at Solterra.
The compact crossover is eligible for a federal tax credit of up to $ 7,500 and may be eligible for additional government benefits, including one-passenger travel in California.
The starting price of the Limited package is $ 49,720. The best Touring package costs from $ 53,220. Both prices include shipping.
The Solterra comes standard with all-wheel drive, total power 215 and 249 lb-ft. torque from front and rear electric motors.
Premium models are equipped with heated front seats and exterior mirrors; windshield wiper; 18-inch aluminum alloy wheels; tires 235/60 R18; 7-inch LCD display; automatic climate control; a reminder of the rear seat and LED headlights.
The Premium trim also comes standard with a new Subaru multimedia system with an 8-inch high-resolution touch screen; smartphone integration with Apple CarPlay wireless and Android Auto wireless; AM / FM HD stereo; four-month subscription to satellite radio; and Bluetooth phone speakerphone and audio. A dock for wireless phone charging for the center console is available as an accessory.