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2019 Crosstrek Limited
Where is the Solterra?
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So far it's been delayed indefinitely. Toyota really screwed up this time. Allegedly Toyota engineers don't have a clue on how to fix the hub/lug bolt issue according to sources. So no Solterra or BZ4X can be driven or delivered. My sales associate told me my Solterra is due to arrive on September 15th. I doubt that will happen. I'm now considering ans Outback Wilderness Edition.Where is the Solterra?
Where is the Solterra?
Well put! I'm just less than pleased with this situation. I placed a $500 deposit down on a Solterra back in November of 2021 with a dealer that is a 2 hour drive from where I live. Then ofcourse the $250 deposit with Subaru bach in February for the reservation. I've been following the development of the now named Solterra since 2018. This is just very discouraging. I speak for myself but I can't be the only one that feels this way. We're in a recession and the cost of this vehicle is going up and up due to increasing interest rates. We'll, I guess it is what it is! I thank you for your perspective and opinion. The engineers will definitely get this resolved.I’d suggest the idea that Toyota engineers don’t have a clue on how to fix the issue really isn’t exactly that, but more of they’re finding it difficult to make it work living economically within the constraints of the existing wheel attachment design structure (using lug bolts .vs. more traditional wheel studs/lug nuts).
This is, without question, a fixable problem. At some point, if Toyota can’t figure out a cost-effective fix using the lug bolt design, they can simply and easily migrate the vehicle back to the traditional wheel attachment setup the rest of their vehicle lineup utilizes.
If they don’t have a reasobnable/reliable fix in place by the end of September, my prediction is that’s exactly what will happen. Toyota can’t just sit on this indefinitely…
Assuming this issue is the real and actual snag in vehicle production. Some othe issue may yet bubble up to the surface.
We just have to wait and see…
Good point. I'm looking at some for the winter now. That's a point I didn't consider.Any change that the current Solterra rims will not work in the future? So there mght be a risk buying aftermarket rims for winter tyres before we know how this issue is fixed?