Subaru WRX and WRX STI: What Are The Differences?


If you want to take your driving experience to the next level, the Subaru WRX and WRX STI offer an exhilarating drive with real attitude. With a stunning interior and powerful performance, the WRX and WRX STI are guaranteed to turn heads. Let’s take a look at what you can expect from the Subaru WRX and WRX STI so you can choose which best suits your lifestyle.

Subaru WRX

The Subaru WRX has a focus on safety and the Subaru WRX comes complete with EyeSight Driver Assist technology which offers a range of features to keep you safe on the road. The WRX also makes parking a breeze thanks to a sophisticated rear view reverse camera. The Subaru WRX comes with a 5 star ANCAP safety rating thanks to seven SRS airbags and a whiplash reducing design. With the WRX, you can choose a range of driving styles thanks to Subaru Intelligent Drive, including a Sport and Sport Sharp mode.

The WRX has a superior electronic driver assist system which includes features such as Electronic Stability Control, Traction Control System, Anti-lock Braking System, Electronic Brake Force Distribution and Brake Assist. Featuring the signature Symmetrical All-Wheel Drive System, all four wheels grip the road for precision and power. The Subaru WRX features the Direct Injection turbocharged 2.0 litre 4-cylinder petrol engine.

Subaru WRX STI

Along with features that are available with the WRX, the WRX STI offers something extra for the ultimate in comfort and performance on the road. All WRX STI variants come standard with a Siri compatibility feature which means you can speak to Siri as you drive. This is also available with the WRX Premium AWD.  The WRX STI also comes standard with a world class satellite navigation system.

When it comes to power, the WRX STI takes things to the next level with the turbocharged 2.5 litre 4 cylinder petrol engine which offers an impressive 221kW of power at 6000rpm.  The WRX STI also features stunning 19” alloy wheels for a real statement on the road. Both the WRX and WRX STI are able to get low to the ground thanks to the layout of the engine for increased performance and handling. The Subaru WRX STI truly takes things to the next level with better performance, handling and steering.

Test drive today at City Subaru

If you’re not sure which WRX bests suits your lifestyle, the best thing you can do is jump behind the wheel for a test drive! At City Subaru, we carry the latest WRX models along with other vehicles which may suit your lifestyle. Along with our range of new vehicles, we also have Subaru factory trained technicians for expert servicing and repairs. Discover all of the current deals we have today!

For more information about the Subaru WRX and WRX STI, visit City Subaru today.

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