Although we anticipated the Subaru WRX to get a total redesign this year, our hopes have actually been rushed, a minimum of for the 2019 model year. In the meantime, purchasers thinking about either the WRX or WRX STI will need to be content with modest updates and a new scandal sheet.
2019 Subaru WRX Design
No significant changes are can be found in regards to exterior look. Nevertheless, Subaru will use new WRX and WRX STI Series.Gray scandal sheets that will can be found in Cool Gray Khaki with unique badging and 18-inch wheels with a black surface.
The base 2019 Subaru WRX now comes requirement with the company’s 6.5-inch Starlink touchscreen infotainment system, which has Apple CarPlay and Android Auto assistance. Last year, the base WRX had a 6.2-inch touchscreen without those features. Going up the trim lineup, the WRX Premium and Limited continue to provide a 7.0-inch touchscreen. The WRX had actually not formerly provided CarPlay and Android Auto, despite the fact that other more recent Subarus like the Crosstrek and Impreza had actually included it.
Another change for this year’s WRX is that the EyeSight active security system is now basic on the Premium and Limited models when they’re geared up with a constantly variable transmission; formerly it was a paid alternative on the Limited trim. The EyeSight suite integrates adaptive cruise control, precollision caution and braking and lane-keep help.
Basically a version of the Premium grade, Series. Gray WRX likewise gets Recaro seats with ultrasuede, LED headlights, push-button start and more. Subaru will develop simply 750 WRXs and 250 STIs in this type.
2019 Subaru WRX Engine
As had actually been reported, for the 2019 WRX STI, Subaru took lessons gained from the Type RA and used them as requirement. The turbocharged 2.5-liter flat-four engine gets harder pistons, a new consumption and exhaust and a reprogrammed computer system to improve output from 305 to 310 horse power. The six-speed handbook transmission’s 3rd equipment ratio has actually likewise been modified to enhance velocity– once again, similar to in the Type RA.
Security needs to be more powerful selling point with Subaru EyeSight requirement on Premium and greater trims with a CVT transmission. Nevertheless, this variation just includes vehicle hold, a help screen and an electronic parking brake.
2019 Subaru WRX Trim Levels
The 2019 Subaru WRX and WRX STI likewise use a new Series Gray trim bundle. It follow in the steps of previous special-edition models like the BRZ Series Blue and Series Yellow. The cars use Cool Gray Khaki exterior paint, black badges, black wheels and ultrasuede-trimmed Recaro seats. On the WRX, the Series Gray develops on the WRX Performance bundle, plus features LED fog lights and push-button start, for a price tag of $37,480 with location. The STI Series Gray likewise boasts Bilstein suspension dampers and push-button start, with a beginning cost of $40,580.
2019 Subaru WRX Release Date and Price
The 2019 Subaru WRX is because of show up by this summer season. Main rates will begin at $28,080 consisting of location for the WRX and $37,480 for the STI. The new Series.Gray WRX has actually been priced from $33,480 while the STI will sound in at $40,580. Rivals to the WRX consist of the Volkswagen GTI and Ford Focus ST, while the STI is more carefully matched with the Honda Civic Type R and future ceased Ford Focus RS.