2018 Subaru Crosstrek: Polished and more sure-footed

The Subaru Crosstrek, which has become increasingly popular in the brand's U.S. lineup, joined the Subaru Global Platform for 2018. The redesigned, second-generation Crosstrek builds off of what made the first-gen popular among consumers: all-wheel-drive, a sporty design and a healthy amount of ground clearance. The redesign adds standard Apple CarPlay and Android Auto capability as well as a six-speed manual transmission. Here are some snippets of driving impressions from the automotive media.Aug. 22, 10:19 am ET