2018 Subaru WRX Review

21/27  CITY/HWY
EPA-Estimated MPG
5.0  Sec.
0-60 MPH
4
Doors
5
Seats
12.0  cu ft
Cargo Space

What's New on the Subaru WRX?

The Subaru WRX and WRX STI arrive on the scene with a host of fresh features for the 2018 model year. Styling upgrades, new safety technologies and updated performance components on the STI model take the WRX to new heights. With strong engines to match, the 2018 Subaru WRX in Springfield is once again a top competitor in its market.

On the exterior, the WRX receives a more aggressive front end this year. Its lower grille opening has been enlarged, and on the Limited and STI models, restyled LED Steering Responsive Headlights make their debut. All versions of the WRX also receive roof rack mounting brackets to better accommodate the needs of drivers on the go. Additionally, the compact car gets thicker seals and insulation to reduce in-car noise and a revised suspension to improve driving dynamics.

To acquire more details about the new WRX, continue reading our 2018 Subaru WRX review below.

New Features & Options Make Up the 2018 WRX

As always, the WRX is offered in four models: base, Premium, Limited, STI and STI Limited. Across the lineup, a variety of features have been added for 2018. The first being a Performance Package option for WRX Premium, which comes with JURID brake pads, Recaro front seats, an 8-way power driver's seat and red brake calipers. The moonroof has also been removed to reduce weight.

The powerful WRX STI gains 19-inch alloy wheels, an upgraded Brembo Performance Brake System, new brake pads and an updated DCCD system that now uses electronic control to deliver a quicker response. Recaro seats are also now available on the STI, providing a sportier look.

Subaru WRX and STI Engines

The base engine featured on the 2018 Subaru WRX in Springfield is a 2.0L turbo four-cylinder, offering 268 horsepower and 250 lb.-ft. of torque. Backed by a six-speed manual, the powerplant provides top performance on the all-wheel drive vehicle.

On the STI, buyers will find a 2.5L turbo engine that's capable of delivering 305 horsepower and 290 lb.-ft. of torque. Also paired with all-wheel drive, the engine does not disappoint.

New EyeSight Driver Assist Technology Features

Buyers of the WRX Limited will now get to take advantage of Vehicle Hold and EyeSight Assist Monitor, which have been added to the EyeSight Driver Assist Technology package. The latter system uses LED indicators to provide EyeSight information on the windshield, reducing distracted driving. Many 2018 Subaru WRX reviews have great things to say about EyeSight's features and you can learn more about them by speaking to one of our representatives today!

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