Subaru e-Boxer Hybrids on sale now

Keep NZ beautiful.
Then go see it.

The new e-Boxer Hybrid doesn’t just handle our wild coastlines, mountainous ranges and the roads which connect them. It handles them with care. While the new platform introduces a Hybrid engine, it’s still all Subaru. That’s because our legendary All-Wheel Drive, its all-terrain capabilities, and the Boxer engine’s low centre of gravity, all help you take on any terrain. While the Hybrid engine gives you greater fuel efficiency and treads more lightly on this beautiful place we call home.

In 2020 the Subaru XV and Forester e-Boxer models are arriving in New Zealand and available for test drives now. But with pricing from just $42,490* or $99 per week*, and limited production available this year, fortune favours those that secure one quick.

Made for our environment.

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Effortless Efficiency

Engineered to provide efficiency, the all-new Subaru e-Boxer Hybrids are powered by a unique e-Boxer engine. The vehicles feature an electric motor and high voltage battery, combined with a Boxer petrol engine to deliver a totally new driving experience.

The XV and Forester e-Boxer Hybrids utliise a 2.0 litre horizontally opposed Boxer engine linked via Motor Assist to a high voltage lithium ion battery, offering fuel economy benefits especially in congested city driving, or lower speed cruising around town or country.

What is e-Boxer?

Famous for our unique Boxer engines, Subaru has created hybrid vehicles that are true to our Subaru DNA. Introducing the Subaru e-Boxer Hybrid, that combines our Boxer engine with a lithium ion battery to make something that was made for our environment.

Subaru e-Boxer Hybrid is a 'mild hybrid' system that uses electric power (from a compact lithium-ion battery and electric motor) to assist the regular internal combustion engine.

The innovative e-Boxer Hybrid SUVs are equipped with identical petrol-electric engines that add a new dimension to Subaru’s range. Both hybrid models feature e-Boxer power - a 2.0 litre horizontally opposed Boxer engine linked via Motor Assist to a high voltage lithium ion battery, offering fuel economy benefits, particularly in congested city driving or lower speed cruising around town or country.

Charging on the go

Thanks to Subaru's e-Boxer Hybrid technology, there's no need to plug your vehicle in to charge and wait until you can get out adventuring. The electric motors in the e-Boxer Hybrids are regenerative/self-charging, meaning they use kinetic energy from the vehicle to recharge the battery.

When you are decelerating, braking or coasting and don't have your foot on the accelerator, the energy from the vehicle's movement is captured and used to recharge the e-Boxer Hybrid's battery. Delivering the efficiency of a hybrid, with no strings attached.

A perfect match for all conditions

The all-new e-Boxer Hybrids are 100% Subaru, with all the capability you'd expect from a Subaru. Thanks to our All-Wheel Drive technology and legendary Boxer engines, the DNA that makes a Subaru unique flows through the e-Boxer Hybrids.

These new vehicles uses power from a compact battery and electric motor to assist the petrol engine – changing between Petrol Engine only, Electric Vehicle only and Motor Assist driving modes to match the conditions.

So no matter if you're driving through a congested city, navigating a gravel country road or cruising down the motorway, you can be confident that the Subaru e-Boxer Hybrids are the perfect match for all conditions.

Drive modes

Subaru e-Boxer Hybrids use power from a compact battery and electric motor to assist the petrol engine – changing between Motor Assist, Engine only, and Electric Vehicle only driving to match the conditions.


e-Boxer Hybrid XV

With all the capability you’d expect from a Subaru, the compact SUV is built to handle any adventure with style. The Subaru XV e-Boxer Hybrid features 17” alloy wheels, EyeSight clever crash avoidance technology as standard and of course, an e-Boxer hybrid engine that is made for our environment.

Only $42,490


e-Boxer Hybrid Forester Sport

With just the right amount of ruggedness and enough space for the whole family and gear, this medium SUV was built to take on adventure with comfort and zest. Packed with innovative safety features and sitting on 17” alloy wheels, the e-Boxer Hybrid Forester Sport is ready for exploring Subaru Country.

Only $47,490


e-Boxer Hybrid Forester Premium

If you’re after that little bit extra, the e-Boxer Hybrid Forester Premium takes you in comfort with 18” alloy wheels, leather upholstery with heated front seats, and including the latest in driving technology with the Driver Monitoring System to reinvent the driving experience.

Only $54,990

All the performance you expect from a Subaru.

The e-Boxer Hybrids are built from Subaru DNA with no compromises on capability. Our legendary All-Wheel Drive technology is standard to keep you extra safe and give you extra grip on the roads, while our EyeSight clever crash avoidance technology ensures you have an extra pair of eyes on the road. With X-Mode to help you explore challenging terrain, you can get behind the wheel of something familiar, yet a little bit different. It’s 100% Subaru, now in hybrid.

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