The 2015 Subaru WRX is completely revamped. Highlights consist of brand-new designing based on the latest-generation Impreza, a brand-new engine for the base WRX, a stiffer physical body framework with a retuned suspension, as well as a somewhat roomier interior with higher-quality interior materials.
2015 Subaru WRX Overview
The 2015 Subaru WRX as well as WRX STI are high-performance sedans that seat five. The WRX is provided in base, Premium and also Limited trim levels. The WRX STI is offered in base, Limited and also Launch Edition trims, the latter restricted to 1,000 devices.
Common WRX features consist of 17-inch alloy wheels with summer tires, cruise command, full power devices, automatic environment control, sporting activity front seats, a height-adjustable motorist seat, a tilt-and-telescoping wheel, 60/40-split-folding rear seats, a leather-wrapped shift knob and steering wheel, Bluetooth phone and sound connection, a 4.3-inch central display screen, a rearview electronic camera, a six-speaker sound system with a CD gamer, HD radio and also a USB/iPod user interface.
Upgrading to the Premium trim includes foglights, a sunroof, a torso lid spoiler, warmed mirrors, a windshield wiper de-icer as well as warmed front seats. The Limited version gains LED headlights (reduced beam of lights just), leather furniture as well as an eight-way power motorist seat.
The base WRX STI improves the base WRX’s tools listing by including a much more effective engine, 18-inch wheels, LED fronts lights, foglights, Brembo brakes, front as well as back limited-slip differentials, driver-selectable methods for the facility differential and a much more aggressively tuned suspension. STI Limited designs include an eight-way power vehicle driver seat, lighter weight 18-inch BBS wheels, natural leather furniture as well as a costs nine-speaker Harman Kardon audio system.
The small production-run Launch Edition acquires gold-painted lightweight BBS wheels, natural leather upholstery with simulated suede inserts, keyless ignition and also entry as well as a short-throw shifter.
A touchscreen gps system is available on almost the base design WRX. It additionally comes bundled with a 6.1-inch display screen, voice controls, smartphone app integration (Aha radio), satellite radio as well as, depending upon the trim degree, keyless ignition/entry and the nine-speaker Harman Kardon premium audio system. Various other significant options for the WRX and also WRX STI consist of a performance exhaust, updated speakers as well as an auto-dimming rearview mirror.
The 2015 Subaru WRX is powered by a turbocharged 2.0-liter, horizontally opposed four-cylinder pugilist engine that generates 268 hp and also 258 pound-feet of torque. A six-speed manual transmission and an all-wheel-drive system are typical. A new CVT is optional and features steering-wheel-mounted paddle shifters as well as setups that simulate either a 6- or eight-speed automatic.
The STI uses a turbocharged 2.5-liter horizontally resisted four-cylinder fighter engine rated at 305 hp and also 290 lb-ft of torque. A six-speed manual is the only transmission provided. Incorporated fuel economy is 19 mpg (17 city/23 highway).
Every Subaru WRX comes requirement with security as well as traction command, antilock disc brakes, front side airbags, side drape air bags, a driver-side knee air bag and also energetic front head restraints.
The cabin layout is basic and straightforward as well as the commands are quite easy to utilize and also locate. The new 4.3-inch multi-information display atop the center stack passes on sound, Bluetooth and also climate command information, and also a super increase scale display, all-wheel-drive operation as well as the rearview video camera.
The 2015 WRX brings a starting MSRP simply north of $27,000, with the STI holding back an approximately $8,000 costs. Fully-loaded costs for the WRX and also STI check in appropriate around $35,000 and $41,000, respectively. Opting for the WRX’s new CVT automatic transmission will set you back an additional $1,200.