Subaru Crosstrek Off Road

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    Subaru Crosstrek Off Road Build

    The Subaru Crosstrek has garnered popularity among off-road enthusiasts due to its compact crossover SUV design, characterized by its practicality, reliability, and impressive fuel efficiency. Equipped with all-wheel drive, this vehicle is renowned for its ruggedness and durability when tackling challenging off-road terrains. What sets it apart is its exceptional ground clearance, surpassing that of many other off-road vehicles, making it exceptionally adept at traversing rough trails.

    While the stock Subaru Crosstrek can handle off-road adventures to some extent, it is advisable to make certain modifications to enhance its readiness for demanding tracks and harsh conditions, thereby reducing the risk of getting stranded in remote areas. This is precisely what we'll delve into today – exploring key components for upgrading your Subaru Crosstrek to prepare it for your upcoming adventures.

    With that in mind, let's delve into each of these off-road upgrades for the Subaru Crosstrek and understand their significant impact. Additionally, we'll showcase various overlanding gear options that can be mounted on your Subaru Crosstrek, simplifying your next outdoor expedition. Our goal is to provide you with a curated selection of gear tailored to your needs and lifestyle, enabling you to fully enjoy off-roading with your newly enhanced Subaru Crosstrek.


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    Subaru Crosstrek Off Road Parts

    The following section will break down and take a look at the most important Subaru Crosstrek off road parts or accessories that you can get. It will look at racks, lights, overlanding gear and more. If you have any questions about any gear or category you can’t find, please reach out.


    Lifted Subaru Crosstrek Off Road

    Having a good and reliable suspension kit for your Subaru Crosstrek is one of the key things that each off road vehicle should have. Subaru Crosstrek off road suspension will absorb impact and vibrations cause by uneven and harsh terrain and will not only provide a smoother ride but will also protect your vehicle from getting damaged when going over rocks, branches, and other debris.

    It will also improve stability and control of your vehicle, maintain good wheel contact with the ground on uneven terrain, and will increase your vehicles load carrying capacity when needing to transport heavy loads. Thanks to a good suspension system, your undercarriage and crucial components will stay safe, the maneuverability of your Subaru Crosstrek will increase, and you will also have improved ground clearance, depending on the suspension kit you chose, that will help you ascent and descent on harsh trails a lot easier.


    Subaru Crosstrek Off Road Tires

    Another crucial part of having a good and reliable off road vehicle Is having rugged tires that can withstand encounters with unforgiving terrain and any obstacles you might find along the way. Good Subaru Crosstrek off road tires will increase the traction your vehicle has and will make it easier to climb some of the steeper trails. Thanks to the thicker walls, off-road tires will be able to resist punctures and cuts from rocks, branches, and other debris you’ll find outdoors.

    Off road tires have an aggressive pattern that is efficient in expelling mud, snow, rocks, and other debris from their treads as they rotate. That will prevent your Subaru Crossrek from getting stuck in muddy or even snowy conditions. They will also improve the control of your vehicle and overall control, stability and off road performance. Having good and reliable off road tires will also increase the safety that will benefit both you and the people inside the vehicle, as well as the vehicle itself.


    Subaru Crosstrek Off Road Bumper

    As we all know, bumpers, both front and rear, are very essential to have as they provide your vehicle with the needed protection and armor. Even if you are just driving in the city, a bumper could save your life if you happen to find yourself in a collision. Now imagine if you are going off roading on unforgiving terrain and something goes wrong. You would want to have sturdy bumpers that will absorb most of the damage so that you, your passengers, and your vehicle could walk away with as little damage as possible.

    But there’s a lot more that bumper can provide for you except for protection. Good Subaru Crosstrek Off Road bumper will also have a good approach and departure angles. They are designed to increase the vehicles ability to safely tackle inclines without getting stuck or even causing damage. They also have a lot of mounting points where you can attach a variety of lights and other accessories, and they even come with recovery points that could help your vehicle get out of a stuck position by allowing winches to pull them out.


    Subaru Crosstrek Off Road Package

    In order to build the ultimate Subaru Crosstrek and equip it for serious overlanding, there’s a number of gear and accessories you can get. However, the three main things to look at first are rock sliders, skid plates and the additional storage for more gear, especially camping, traveling and recovery gear. Tick all those boxes and you have the ultimate Subaru Crosstrek off road package.


    Rock Sliders

    Rock sliders provide another form of protection from rocks, low-lying branches, and other debris you might find along your way. They are usually made out of steel or aluminum and they sit beneath your vehicle’s doors protecting your undercarriage and the bottom side of your doors from getting damaged when going over rocks, hence, rock sliders. They are simply designed to create additional clearance between the vehicle and the ground.

    But besides providing extra protection that your Subaru Crosstrek deserves, they can also serve as a stepping platform that will make going in and out of your vehicle a lot easier, especially in muddy terrain. On top of all that, you can also use rock sliders as mounting points for accessories such as side steps, or jacking points that will enhance your vehicle’s off-road versatility even further.


    Skid Plates

    Another form of vehicle protection is a form of underside protection that will safeguard your Subaru Crosstrek from any rocks, low lying branches or even debris that you will go over on some of the most unforgiving off road trails. Skid plates will run the full length of your vehicle absorbing and distributing the impact force and preventing direct contact with some of the more fragile vehicle components and potential damage.

    With ski plates installed, you can confidently head out with your vehicle in some of the most unforgiving environments without the fear of damaging vital components. Besides protecting the underside of your vehicle from any damage that may happen during your off road trip, skid plates are also great for protecting some of the more valuable components from theft.



    Storage is a big part of any off road vehicle. As you don’t have a lot of storage space in your Subaru Crosstrek, you need to get creative and find ways to add more storage capabilities to your off road rig. There are many ways that you can do that. One of the most popular ways to add more storage space to your Subaru Crosstrek is to mount a roof rack system that will allow you to mount a variety of gear that could be used on your next overlanding trip.

    Another way to add more storage to your vehicle is using storage drawers and storage containers that you can either hold in the trunk of your car or mount on your roof rack. Well-designed storage compartments and storage systems can go a long way to helping you stop rummaging through piles of stuff to find something of high importance that you need at that moment. Adding extra storage to your exiting rig will not only add more ways to transport additional gear and accessories but will also allow for safe and secure transportation of said items without compromising comfort.


    Roof Top Tent

    While some people may argue that a roof top tent Is not needed for a camping trip we highly disagree. And while it is true that you can simply spend the night inside your vehicle, sleeping on its seats, or even set up a ground tent next to it we highly recommend investing in a roof top tent for several reasons. We all know how uncomfortable sleeping in the back of your vehicle can be or even in a ground tent if you do not find an even ground.

    With a roof top tent, you don’t have to worry about that. Not only does it provide a safe shelter aways from the ground, but it also comes with a comfortable mattress from which you will not get a backache the next morning. Roof top tents also provide a sturdy shelter from any harsh and unpredictable weather conditions and even provide a well-insulated interior that will keep you warm even during the coldest of nights.



    Make sure you equip your Subaru Crosstrek with the best LED light bar and fog lights available. That way, you’re upgrading your vehicle into a safer one, which can be visible at all times during all weather conditions, as well as lightning up a dark trail at night or during a foggy day. A good set of lights can make a big difference on an off road vehicle. You can find more about the best options on the lights section below.


    Subaru Crosstrek Racks

    Roof racks are one of the most essential parts of any off road vehicle as they allow you to have more storage space where you can attach a variety of different pieces of gear and loads of accessories that might be usefull on your next off road adventure. There are many different types of rack systems out there and even roof rack cross bars and they all have their advantages depending on your needs.


    Prinsu Roof Rack Subaru Crosstrek

    Prinsu Roof Rack For Subaru Crosstrek

    This Prinsu roof rack allows you to upgrade your Subaru Crosstrek and prepare it for your next overlanding adventure as it gives you additional storage capabilities on which you can mount a variety of gear, accessories, and even a roof top tent in which you will spend the night. Prinsu has been making some of the highest quality roof rack systems on the market for quite some time now and this low-profile Prinsu roof rack for Subaru Crosstrek is no different.

    Designed with durability, longevity, and functionality in mind, the Subaru Crosstrek Prinsu Rack offers a sturdy, modular platform that can withstand over 500lbs of weight load while only weighing 43lbs. With an all-aluminum construction, this low-profile roof rack prioritizes aerodynamics and a slim profile. Fitted with a wind deflector, This Prinsu rack will not create any wind drag or noise even while driving at high speeds.

    Apart from the convenient built-in attachment points for effortless cargo connection, they provide a range of tie-down options that enhance the stability and safety of your cargo or specific accessories. This Prinsu roof rack is among the most streamlined roof rack systems currently on the market, with a height of just 3 inches. This Subaru Crosstrek roof rack is also satin black powder coated to increase durability and to prevent it from eroding in muddy conditions.

    This Prinsu rack can also support the mounting of a variety of accessories such as a front LED light bar that will illuminate the road while driving at night and reduce the risk of potential crashes. While the Prinsu rack system is incredibly easy to assemble and install onto the roof of your Subaru Crosstrek, drilling may be needed. But not to be alarmed as you will be provided with clear instructions.



    Subaru Crosstrek Roof Rack Thule

    Thule WingBar Evo Cross Bars For Subaru Crosstrek

    Differing from the previously mentioned platform roof rack systems, this Subaru Crosstrek roof rack takes the form of cross bars. Nonetheless, it remains a robust and aerodynamic off-road accessory, capable of supporting up to 220 lbs without the need for any drilling or modifications during installation.

    These Thule Winbar EVO cross bars offer an expanded loading area, representing an upgraded version of the AeroBlade bars. They exhibit superior aerodynamic design, incorporating the TrailEdge feature to reduce wind resistance and noise, even when traveling at high speeds.

    These cross bars are versatile, accommodating a wide range of items such as kayaks, skis, snowboards, cargo carriers, and roof boxes, all while preserving access to your sunroof. They demonstrate exceptional sturdiness and a dynamic weight capacity of 220 lbs when weight is evenly distributed.

    Moreover, these cross bars come equipped with SmartSlides, allowing for easy and quick length adjustment during installation. They have undergone rigorous testing in some of the harshest environments to ensure their durability, and they even come with a 5-year warranty. We encourage you to explore these cross bars further!



    Baja Rack Subaru Crosstrek Roof Basket

    Baja Rack Subaru Crosstrek Basket Rack

    This Subaru Crosstrek roof rack is a basket-style roof rack designed to fit Subaru Crosstrek models from 2018 to the present day. It is crafted and produced by BajaRack, and unlike other platform-style roof racks, it incorporates tube walls around the platform to enhance cargo security. But, there is much more to this amazing rack system so let's see what it has to offer.

    Constructed from welded cold-rolled steel tubing and coated with black powder, this rack enhances durability and guards against scratches and erosion that might occur during off-road excursions. Remarkably, it is one of the lightest Subaru Crosstrek roof rack models available, weighing only 39 lbs while boasting an impressive weight capacity of 300 lbs. It's important to note that this rack is not intended for carrying a rooftop tent.

    As previously mentioned, this rack features steel tube walls surrounding its base, effectively preventing cargo from slipping onto the road. Nevertheless, it's essential to securely fasten your cargo for safe transport, whether it's luggage, camping gear, bikes, kayaks, or groceries.

    Furthermore, it includes an integrated wind deflector, which enhances your vehicle's aerodynamics, reducing wind resistance and noise even at high speeds. Installation is a breeze, as this rack can be mounted without the need for drilling or modifications. It is also affordably priced, making it an excellent addition to your upcoming overlanding adventure.



    Subaru Crosstrek Roof Top Tent Models

    We all know how a good roof top tent can make a difference when you are out and about on your outdoor trip. Instead of sleeping in your vehicle and having back problems the next day when you wake up you can simply install a spacious roof top tent that will give you a comfortable place to spend the night while protecting you from any outside elements and any critters that may be lurking around your campsite.


    Guana Equipment Wanaka

    Guana Equipment Wanaka Roof Top Tent

    This soft-shell Subaru Crosstrek roof top tent is designed for year-round use, boasting exceptional durability with rugged materials that can withstand even the most challenging weather conditions. Depending on your chosen size, this tent comfortably accommodates up to 3 people simultaneously. A notable feature of the Guana Equipment Wanaka 55 is its included annex, which can serve as storage for extra camping gear or provide shelter for additional occupants.

    The Wanaka roof top tent feature a robust 600D waterproof poly-oxford canvas with taped seams and a PU coating, ensuring resilience in adverse conditions. Additionally, the tent comes equipped with a 600D waterproof poly-oxford rainfly for added protection. Construction-wise, it utilizes 1-inch thick aluminum poles and a diamond anti-scratch aluminum plate as its base, with base-edge protectors to prevent canvas tearing.

    This Subaru Crosstrek off road roof-top tent is designed with windows on all sides, offering panoramic views of the surrounding scenery. It also boasts a skyview window, allowing for ample natural light during the day and a breathtaking view of the night sky. For storage and convenience, the tent includes plenty of pouches for smaller items, along with an LED light strip that illuminates the tent's interior, annex, and exterior.

    This Subaru Crosstrek tent is budget-friendly for a soft-shell roof-top tent and boasts one of the thickest mattresses available, featuring a 3-inch thick high-density foam mattress with a machine-washable cover. With its practical storage options, panoramic views, and illumination, it offers a comfortable and convenient camping experience. Guana Equipment roof top tent models are known for their affordability and durability, making them an excellent addition to your Subaru Crosstrek off road build.



    OVS Bushveld 2

    OVS Bushveld 2 Person Roof Top Tent

    This Subaru Crosstrek roof top tent, manufactured by OVS, is another fine addition to their lineup. It's a side-opening, two-person RTT that's engineered for durability and extensively tested in severe weather conditions to ensure both the tent's resilience and the occupants' safety. When closed, it boasts an aerodynamic design that minimizes wind resistance and reduces road noise while driving.

    The OVS Subaru Crosstrek Off Road Bushveld 2 Person roof top tent features a double-layered 600D rip-stop canvas body fabric and a rugged, waterproof 420 oxford rip-stop rainfly with a UV rating of PU 2500. Leak concerns are addressed with waterproof seals. The hard cover of this RTT is constructed from polymer material and includes a black aluminum insulated diamond-plated base, providing insulation to keep occupants warm even during chilly nights.

    This Bushveld rooftop tent provides three openings: two are windows, and one serves as the entrance point. All windows, including an additional skylight for stargazing at night, are equipped with breathable mesh to prevent insects from entering the tent. Inside, a memory foam mattress with a quilted cover and two memory foam pillows offer comfort. An integrated anti-condensation mat further enhances sleeping conditions.

    With the assistance of two nitrogen-charged gas struts, this RTT can be set up in under a minute and closed in a similar timeframe. Additional interior features include integrated shoe storage and pouches to help maintain tent organization and tidiness. Despite its capacity to comfortably accommodate two adults, it remains relatively lightweight, tipping the scales at only 150 lbs.



    Freespirit Evolution V2

    FSR Evolution V2

    The FSR Evolution V2 hard shell roof-top tent designed for the Subaru Crosstrek, while sporting a relatively higher price point, offers exceptional qualities that will significantly enhance your overlanding experience. It's important to note that this tent is not tailored for budget-conscious camping enthusiasts. As a premium all-weather roof tent built to accommodate two people, it provides a swift and straightforward setup process, surpassing the original FSR Evolution model.

    Constructed from a tri-layer fabric comprising 90g/M2 poly-fil and 150D poly-oxford fabric, the tent's body ensures excellent insulation, ensuring comfort even during chilly nights. It includes strategically placed air vents that facilitate proper airflow, mitigating condensation issues and rendering it suitable for warmer climates.

    When closed, this Subaru Crosstrek roof-top tent maintains a streamlined and aerodynamic profile, minimizing wind noise and reducing its impact on your vehicle. Weighing in at 184 lbs, the tent features integrated crossbars on its robust hard shell casing, offering convenient mounting options for additional gear. Its aluminum telescoping ladder extends up to 8 feet, accommodating various vehicle heights.

    The Evolution V2 boasts a queen-size Air Core mattress with a generous 3-inch thickness, allowing for customizable comfort levels and easy adjustment using a separate pump for quick inflation or deflation. The tent is thoughtfully equipped with multiple interior storage compartments to keep your belongings organized, and it even includes exterior shoe bags for added convenience.

    Notably, the zippers have been upgraded to allow for the independent opening of the mesh and tri-layer fabric windows, offering flexibility in ventilation and privacy. If desired, all windows can be fully covered with the tri-layer fabric to block out sunlight for an enhanced sleeping experience. Additionally, the roof-top tent features an integrated light bar to illuminate the interior during nighttime adventures. In summary, the FSR Evolution V2 hard shell roof-top tent boasts an array of impressive features that justify its investment for your Subaru Crosstrek off-road build.



    Subaru Crosstrek Awning Models

    Awnings have become more popular in recent years and have been included in more and more off-road builds. They do not take extra space on your rack as they are always attached to its side, and they do not put a lot of additional weight on your off road rig, but they do provide a lot of shade under which you can sit back and relax with you friends and family and even at times take a shelter from heavy rainfall.


    Rhino Rack Awning 270 For Subaru Crosstrek

    Rhino Rack Batwing 270 Awning

    The Rhino Rack 270-degree awning presents an affordable option in the market. It's engineered to withstand harsh weather conditions, including heavy winds, snow, and rain. You have the flexibility to choose whether to mount this 270-degree awning on either the passenger's or driver's side, catering to your preference. While it offers extensive coverage, there are several other noteworthy features that contribute to its appeal.

    First and foremost, this Rhino Rack Subaru Crosstrek awning 270 is crafted from 210D ripstop Poly oxford cotton, enhanced with a PU coating. This construction not only enhances durability but also renders the canvas waterproof and resistant to mold. Furthermore, it boasts a UV50+ rating, providing protection against sun exposure. In calm weather conditions, the 270 awning can be used as a freestanding unit. However, in windy conditions, it is advisable to employ the included aluminum adjustable legs, along with pegs and guide ropes.

    The height-adjustable legs ensure compatibility with a wide range of vehicle heights. When not in use, the awning can be conveniently packed into the heavy-duty 580gsm PVC bag that accompanies it. Remarkably, this 270 awning is remarkably lightweight, weighing a mere 47 lbs, and it's designed for quick deployment and packing, typically taking just a minute to set up or stow away.

    An interesting feature of the awning's frame is the inclusion of channels for attaching lightweight accessories like Rhino Rack shovel mounts and similar items. The mounting brackets on this Rhino Rack 270-degree awning are compatible with all their pioneer platform rack systems and allow for installation at various heights. Considering its price point, it ranks among the better 270 awning options available, making it a dependable choice for your next Subaru Crosstrek off road adventure. Be sure to explore it further!



    Guana Equipment Morpho 270 Subaru Crosstrek Awning

    Guana Equipment Morpho 270 Degree Awning

    This Subaru Crosstrek 270 awning is unquestionably the most budget-friendly option available on the market, yet it boasts an array of impressive features for its price point. Manufactured by Guana Equipment, this awning has undergone rigorous testing in extreme wind and harsh weather conditions to ensure its durability. Setting it up takes less than a minute, and while it can be used as a freestanding unit, it's advisable to utilize the included aluminum telescoping poles with this Morpho awning.

    This highly adaptable Subaru Crosstrek awning is an excellent addition for your ideal Subaru Crosstrek off-road setup. It can be mounted on either a full-length rack or a ¾ length rack, as long as it's positioned at the vehicle's end to avoid interfering with the mechanism. Constructed from high-quality aluminum poles, it's built to endure the rigors of outdoor adventures.

    Turning our attention to the awning's fabric, it's crafted from heavy-duty 420D ripstop polyester, boasting double-stitched seams to prevent water ingress. The fabric is weather-resistant and resistant to mold growth. Additionally, it features a reinforced PVC membrane corner piece to safeguard against fabric tearing and water leakage.

    When not in use, the awning can be neatly packed into the included 680G/1200 OVC black travel cover. The telescoping poles can be extended to a length exceeding 7 feet, accommodating various vehicle heights. What's particularly noteworthy about this 270 awning is its versatility – you can transform it into an annex or a tent using the Morpho 270 awning walls.

    These walls are constructed from the same weather-resistant material as the awning fabric, providing extra privacy and protection against the elements. They feature zippered windows and entry points, allowing you to enjoy the surrounding scenery and ensuring proper ventilation. This is one of the best 270 awning for Subaru Crosstrek right now so feel free to check it out!



    ROAM Awning For Subaru Crosstrek

    ROAM Side Awning

    We talked about 270 awning systems but what if you want to have a more compact and lighter Subaru Crosstrek awning that will be a part of your Subaru Crosstrek off-road build? Well, the most logical thing to do would be to get a side awning and one of the best Subaru Crosstrek side awnings would be the ROAM roof top awning.

    This roll-out Subaru Crosstrek awning is very easy to set up, and you would only need a couple of minutes to do so. It is not a freestanding awning system so you would have to use the aluminum telescoping legs that come with it. Keep in mind that it is always better to use the provided stakes for more stability and to always lower the aluminum support legs to create runoff in order to avoid snow or rain build-up.

    This Subaru Crosstrek awning is made out of 280g ripstop polycotton fabric and it is UV, water, and mold resistant. It is built to withstand harsh weather conditions and you can take cover under it from heavy rain or even snow, but we do recommend that you take it down in case of really strong winds.

    This ROAM awning will be a great addition for your Subaru Crosstrek off-road build and It comes in many different sizes so that you can adjust it to your needs. Simply set it up, unwind under it on those hot sunny days, and take in all of the beautiful scenery around you from the shade of this Subaru Crosstrek awning.



    Subaru Crosstrek Off Road Lights

    Equipping your vehicle with LED light bars, fog lights, spotlights, floodlights, rock lights, and a diverse array of off-road lighting options can offer significant advantages during your upcoming overlanding expedition. However, it's important to strike the right balance and avoid excessive illumination that could make your vehicle visible from outer space.

    The selection of appropriate lighting solutions for your Subaru Crosstrek should be tailored to your specific requirements and the type of terrain you'll be encountering. Subaru Crosstrek lights play a crucial role in enhancing visibility and bolstering safety, particularly when navigating challenging off-road terrain during nighttime excursions. These lights not only improve your ability to see the road ahead and navigate your vehicle effectively but also assist in detecting potential obstacles that could pose a threat to your vehicle and impede your progress.


    Subaru Crosstrek Fog Lights

    Subaru Crosstrek Fog Lights

    Having a good set of lights can make a big difference on your next outdoor adventure. With improved visibility on dark off road trails, you will have reduced risk of any collisions and will have an easier time navigating difficult terrain. That’s why we want to introduce these Subaru Crosstrek fog lights that were made by Heretic.

    These lights have been specially designed to enhance visibility and reduce the effects of fog. This fog light kit equips you with the confidence to navigate various terrains by effectively lighting the road ahead, ensuring clear visibility.

    One outstanding feature of these Heretic Fog Lights is their impressive brightness. Employing advanced LED technology, these lights emit a powerful beam capable of piercing even the densest fog. The optical design is exceptional, producing a wide and uniform beam that illuminates the road brilliantly, delivering an impressive 2900 lumens of brightness.

    Durability stands as another notable aspect of the Subaru Crosstrek Fog Lights. They are crafted using high-quality materials, including military-grade aluminum for the housing and shatterproof polycarbonate lenses for the covers. With an IP68 rating, these fog lights are engineered to endure harsh conditions. Additionally, they are fully weatherproof, ensuring dependable performance in rain, snow, or muddy environments.

    In terms of aesthetics, these Fog Lights showcase a modern and sleek design that adds a stylish element to any vehicle. Their low-profile build allows for seamless integration onto any vehicle without occupying excessive space, all while providing a significant level of illumination.



    Subaru Crosstrek Light Bar

    Heretic 40" Light Bar

    We already talked about how having a good set of lights can take your next off road trip to a whole new level. And while having fog lights is great it is most certainly not the only thing you should have and not the only thing we recommend that you have. Having another set of lights can not only provide better illumination of the dark road but can also be there so that you can have a backup option in case one of your Subaru Crosstrek lights fail.

    That’s why we want to introduce this Heretic LED light bar that, a versatile lighting solution designed to be securely mounted on the front of your Front Runner roof rack. This light bar offers three distinct beam options, effectively illuminating the road ahead. The housing of the light bar is constructed from patented USA 6061 CNC aluminum grade billet, and it features IP68 rated stainless steel mounts, ensuring its resilience even in the harshest environments.

    Remarkably lightweight at just 8 pounds, this light bar boasts clear white LED lights that provide enhanced visibility over longer distances. Don't take unnecessary risks on slippery off-road trails, especially during nighttime excursions. Invest in a dependable and high-quality LED light bar that can accompany you on your next outdoor adventure.



    Prinsu Roof Rack Load Panel

    Prinsu Roof Rack Load Panel

    Allow us to introduce the Heretic 40” LED light bar, a versatile lighting solution designed to be securely mounted on the front of your Front Runner roof rack. This light bar offers three distinct beam options, effectively illuminating the road ahead.

    The housing of the light bar is constructed from patented USA 6061 CNC aluminum grade billet, and it features IP68-rated stainless steel mounts, ensuring its resilience even in the harshest environments.

    Remarkably lightweight at just 8 pounds, this light bar boasts clear white LED lights that provide enhanced visibility over longer distances. Don't take unnecessary risks on slippery off-road trails, especially during nighttime excursions. Invest in a dependable and high-quality LED light bar that can accompany you on your next outdoor adventure.



    Subaru Crosstrek Off Road Accessories


    Subaru Crosstrek Roof Storage Box

    Thule Roof Top Carrier

    As we already know, having additional storage system to rely on on any outdoor adventures is a big plus. Sure, you can just stuff all of your equipment in the back of your Subaru Crosstrek but often times that may not be enough. You would need some kind of storage box where you can put all of your more valuable belongings and fragile gear to keep it safe from tumbling and harsh weather conditions.

    That’s why having a roof box or a roof top carrier is a must. One of the best Subaru Crosstrek roof storage box models would be the Thule Motion roof top cargo carrier. The Thule roof box stands out as an exceptional cargo container, providing ample storage capacity for all your travel needs. With its sleek design, robust construction, and user-friendly features, this cargo box has gained popularity among adventure enthusiasts and frequent travelers.

    Featuring an aerodynamic design, the Thule Subaru Crosstrek roof storage box effectively minimizes wind resistance and noise while in transit. Its glossy black finish adds a touch of sophistication to any vehicle. Crafted from high-quality materials, including a reinforced lid and base, this cargo box guarantees exceptional durability and protection for your belongings, ensuring their safety even in challenging weather conditions.

    A notable advantage of this roof box is its impressive storage capacity. Boasting 22 cubic feet of space and a weight capacity of 165 lbs, it offers ample room to transport bulky items like skis, snowboards, camping gear, or luggage for the entire family. The cargo box's design maximizes space utilization, enabling efficient packing and effortless organization of your belongings.

    Designed with user convenience in mind, this cargo carrier offers straightforward operation. Its dual-side opening feature allows for easy access to your cargo from either side of the vehicle, simplifying the loading and unloading process. Moreover, the box incorporates Thule's patented PowerClick quick-mount system, ensuring a secure and effortless installation experience. The integrated SecureLock technology provides an additional layer of security by firmly locking your cargo in place, offering peace of mind throughout your journey.



    Front Runner Quick Release Tent Mount Kit

    Front Runner Quick Release Tent Mounts

    Introducing the Front Runner Quick Release Roof Top Tent Mounts, an exceptional Subaru Crosstrek roof rack accessory that introduces a new dimension of convenience and functionality. These mounts, a standout product from Front Runner, have been meticulously designed to simplify the process of attaching and detaching your roof top tent (RTT), enhancing the overall enjoyment of your outdoor excursions.

    Bid farewell to the challenges of maneuvering in tight spaces and wrestling with cumbersome tools. With these tent mounts, securing your RTT to your roof rack becomes a seamless task, thanks to their integrated tabs that facilitate swift and secure attachment. The installation process is straightforward and requires only a few minutes of your time.

    Crafted from high-quality 3CR12 stainless steel, these mounts are engineered for long-lasting durability and reliable performance. They feature a protective black powder coating that adds an extra layer of defense, guarding against corrosion, particularly in muddy terrains. Despite their robust construction, these mounts maintain a lightweight design, weighing just 14 lbs, minimizing their impact on your overall setup. It's important to note that these brackets are exclusively compatible with Front Runner roof racks.

    Providing an affordable and impressive solution, these mounts eliminate the need for modifications or drilling during installation. If you're searching for a hassle-free way to enhance your overlanding experience, we enthusiastically recommend exploring the Front Runner Quick Release Roof Top Tent Mounts. They are sure to elevate your outdoor adventures and introduce a new level of convenience to your journeys.



    Prinsu Subaru Crosstrek Awning Quick Release Brackets

    Prinsu Quick Release Awning Mounts

    No longer must you endure the hassle of attaching and detaching your Subaru Crosstrek awning. These quick-release awning mounts offer a lightweight, robust, dependable, and space-efficient solution. They are designed for straightforward installation and are compatible with your Prinsu roof rack, enabling a swift and effortless connection of your awning system as needed.

    Gone are the days of repeatedly mounting your awning brackets to your awning whenever you wish to incorporate them into your Subaru Crosstrek off-road configuration. Instead, keep one end of the quick-release mounts permanently attached to your awning system, allowing you to effortlessly slide it onto the other part of the mounts, which remain affixed to your Prinsu rack system.

    Constructed from 1/8" thick steel, these brackets are built to endure, and their black powder coating adds an extra layer of durability. The positioning of these quick-release awning mount brackets will vary based on your roof rack's size and your chosen awning.

    Setting up these brackets is a swift process, requiring only a few minutes of your time, and you'll be all set to mount your awning. They feature integrated lock tabs and rivets for enhanced security, all while weighing a mere 4 lbs, ensuring they won't contribute unnecessary weight to your setup.



    Subaru Crosstrek Off Road FAQS


    What is the Subaru Crosstrek roof rack weight limit?

    That all depends on the roof rack manufacturer. Some can have a weight limit of 300 lbs while some can withstand over 600 lbs of weight load.


    What are some of the best Subaru Crosstrek off road modifications?

    That entirely depends on you and your needs and the road you will be going on and its requirements. However, each off road vehicle should have a good suspension kit, a reliable and sturdy rack system, and durable off-road tires for starters. There are many other Subaru Crosstrek off road modifications that you can include in your build such as a heavy-duty bumper, a good set of off road lights, skid plates, and other bits and pieces that will make your next trip a lot more enjoyable and safer.


    What Subaru Crosstrek years to avoid?

    While Subaru Crosstrek is generally a very reliable vehicle the most complaints happened for the 2016 and 2018 Subaru Crosstrek models.


    Can a Subaru Crosstrek go off road?

    Yes it can, The Subaru Crosstrek was built to go on harsh terrains and take a beating. It is a very reliable vehicle that will not break down easily.


    How reliable is Subaru Crosstrek?

    The Subaru Crosstrek is one of the more reliable vehicles out there that does not break down often and also has a very good fuel economy.


    Can you mount a roof top tent on Subaru Crosstrek?

    Yes, you can! There are many tents out there that can be mounted on top of your Subaru Crosstrek. In this collection, we mentioned a few of the best ones in our opinion but there are a lot more that you can acquire that will suit your needs and your lifestyle.


    Can Subaru Crosstrek pull a trailer?

    Yes, it can. The Subaru Crosstrek is a great off roading vehicle and having an off-road trailer attached to it would be a fantastic addition to your net outdoor trip.