In 2012, Subaru became a significant contributor to the automotive trend that would take over the entire market: the crossover. Sure there were some before, but once we Americans laid eyes on the XV Crosstrek, we were smitten. The practicality of an SUV with the efficiency of a hatchback, all wrapped up in a lifted all-wheel-drive hatchback. Subaru designed the Crosstrek to tackle the mundane with the option for adventure. It's not hard to see why the Crosstrek caught on.
Trends come and go, but one that has stuck around since the dawn of internal combustion is the nasty side-effect of blow-by. For those unfamiliar with the concept you can read our full explanation of blow by, but the short answer is that blow-by is a mixture