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2018 Subaru WRX

At a Glance

Pricing $26,995 - $48,995
Drive Types AWD
Engines 2.0l H4 T, 2.5l H4 T
Transmissions CVT, M6
Fuel Economy 17-21 (city), 22-27 (highway)

Our Ratings

Velocity Index 76*
Style 3 stars out of 5
Utility 2 stars out of 5
Livability 4 stars out of 5
Value 4 stars out of 5
Fun 4 stars out of 5

Overview Information

As an all-around performance value, it's hard to beat the AWD Subaru WRX. Loosely based on the Impreza, the WRX is powered by one of two turbocharged horizontally-opposed four-cylinder engines. The 2.0l engine is rated at 268-bhp, whereas the 2.5l is rated at 305-bhp. Most models equip a 6-speed manual, but a CVT is now offered on some models. The sophisticated AWD drivetrain allows the WRX to provide all weather performance and handling.

What Changed:

Redesigned front bumper with larger lower opening. Revised LED headlamps on Limited and WRX STi trim levels. STi models include revised Brembo brakes with larger vented discs.

Official Word:

Subaru of America, Inc. debuts 50th Anniversary Edition for each vehicle in its 2018 line-up at the Chicago Auto Show. The limited edition models are based on a high-level trim and come in an all-new exclusive color with unique badging and exterior and interior accents. Production quantities will be limited to 1,050 for Crosstrek, Forester, Impreza, Legacy and Outback, while WRX, STI and BRZ will have a combined total of 1,050. The Anniversary editions celebrate the...Read.

Model/Trim/Package EL Engine MPG VjI Base Price
WRX 2 2.0l H4 T (268-bhp) M6 AWD 21/27/24 74 $26,995
WRX Premium 2 2.0l H4 T (268-bhp) M6 AWD 21/27/24 74 $29,295
WRX Premium 2 2.0l H4 T (268-bhp) CVT AWD 18/24/21 69 $30,495
WRX Limited 2 2.0l H4 T (268-bhp) M6 AWD 21/27/24 74 $31,595
WRX Limited 2 2.0l H4 T (268-bhp) CVT AWD 18/24/21 69 $32,795
WRX STI 2 2.5l H4 T (305-bhp) M6 AWD 17/22/19 76 $36,095
WRX STI Limited 3 2.5l H4 T (305-bhp) M6 AWD 17/22/19 72 $40,895
WRX STI Type RA 2 2.5l H4 T (310-bhp) M6 AWD 17/22/19 $48,995

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