Subaru

Subaru WRX

Price $29,995 – $47,895
Fuel consumption 8.7 – 14.4 L/100km
The Car Guide rating 75%(view ratings)
The Subaru WRX and WRX STI are compact sports sedans with a bit of a wild side. The former houses a turbocharged 2.0-litre four-cylinder engine that produces 268 horsepower and 258 pound-feet of torque. Meanwhile, the high-performance WRX STI uses a turbocharged 2.5-litre unit elevating output to 310 horsepower and 290 pound-feet of torque. A six-speed manual gearbox is still available for purists. A Sport Lineartronic CVT is optional.

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Special Events2021 Subaru WRX and WRX STI: One Final Lap
The Subaru WRX and WRX STI are getting old. The current generation was introduced for the 2015 model year and little has changed since then. While we eagerly await the redesigned models due for 2022, Subaru invited The Car Guide to Oro-Medonte, Ontario for a final lapping session. Wild Rally …

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New ModelsFive-door Subaru WRX is Back… in Australia
In North America, the hot Subaru WRX stopped offering a five-door hatchback body style after 2014, leaving enthusiasts with just the four-door sedan. The new generation debuting for 2022 likely won’t change that. Now, if you’re wondering what could have been, you just have to look down under. Subaru has …
New ModelsAll-new 2022 Subaru WRX to Debut Soon With Sharper Looks
Can’t wait to see the next-generation Subaru WRX ? Great news: the world premiere is coming soon. The Japanese automaker has confirmed that its sporty compact sedan will be fully redesigned and reengineered for 2022, meaning the current WRX will retire after seven years on the market. Subaru made the …
NewsThe Car Guide's Best Buys for 2021: Honda Civic Type R
Every year, The Car Guide unveils a list of Best Buys covering all the different vehicle categories in the industry. Sporty compact cars delight thrill seekers that still want a certain versatility. And once again this year there’s no better pick than the Honda Civic Type R . An accomplished …
BuzzThis Subaru Impreza 22B STi For Sale Costs Half a Million
As many JDM enthusiasts know, Subaru produced a two-door widebody variant of the Impreza WRX STi in 1998. Called 22B STi, this model commemorated the 40th anniversary of Subaru and its third consecutive manufacturer’s title in the World Rally Championship (WRC). The 400 units built for the Japanese market sold …
NewsRumour: 400-hp Engine Coming to Subaru WRX STI
A new generation of the almighty Subaru WRX STI is in the works and the latest details and rumours surrounding this model are quite exciting. As a reminder, the brand’s halo car received a few cosmetic tweaks this year, but its turbocharged 2.5-litre engine still produces 310 horsepower and 290 …

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Episodes
Motoring TV 2003 Episode 21
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Video Reviews
Review: 2015 Subaru WRX STI
The Subaru WRX and WRX STI have had a loyal following around the world since Day 1. So when the brand set out to redesign the road-going rally king for 2015 it had one rule: "Make sure the new one doesn't screw up that loyal following." Thanks to a more …
Video Reviews
Two-Minute Test Drive: 2015 Subaru WRX STI
Subaru’s road-going rally king, the WRX STI, was redesigned for 2015, but is it still one of the baddest sport sedans on the market? That’s what Russ Bond looks to find out in this edition of the Two-Minute Test Drive. This segment originally appeared on Episode 1 of Motoring 2015.