The 2015 Subaru WRX and 2015 Subaru WRX STI are the high-performance sedan that seats five. The 2015 Subaru WRX STI is offered in base, Limited and Premium trim levels. The 2015 Subaru WRX STI is offered in base and limited edition versions and launch, the latter limited to 1000 units.
2015 Subaru WRX STI Features
The 2015 Subaru WRX STI standard features include alloy wheels with summer tires 17-inch, cruise control, power accessories, front sport seats, adjustable driver seat, automatic climate control, a tilt and telescopic steering wheel, 60/40 split- folding rear seats, one, one 4.3-inch core, rearview camera, an audio system with six-speaker CD player, HD radio and leather-wrapped knob / iPod interface and steering lever, phone and USB connectivity Bluetooth audio.
The base 2015 Subaru WRX STI is based on the list of basic equipment, the WRX adding a more powerful rear-engine, 18-inch wheels, LED headlights, fog lights, Brembo brakes, the front limited slip differential and driver-selectable modes for the center differential and a more aggressive suspension hearing. STI Limited models add a seat for eight-way power adjustable driver’s weight BBS lighter wheels 18 inches, leather upholstery and an audio system premium nine-speaker Harman Kardon. The small number gets edition Launch BBS lightweight wheels painted in gold, leather with suede inserts simulated, keyless ignition and entry and a shift lever short throw.
A navigation system with touch screen is available on all but the base model WRX. It also comes with a 6.1 inch screen, voice command, smartphone application integration (Aha Radio), satellite radio and, depending on the trim level, keyless ignition / entry and premium audio system Harman Kardon nine-speaker. Other great options for the 2015 Subaru WRX and 2015 Subaru WRX STI include performance exhaust, improved speakers and auto-dimming rearview mirror.
2015 Subaru WRX STI Interior
The interior quality has never been the strong point of the WRX, but the 2015 Subaru WRX STI can claim to be the best of the race so far. The cabin design is simple and straightforward, and the controls are easy to locate and use. The new Multi-Information Display 4.3 inch above the center stack relays, Bluetooth audio and climate control information and a boost gauge screen, the operation of all-wheel drive and rear camera.
That said, most of the competitors in this price range exude a high quality environment and the difference will probably be the most obvious (and annoying) to buyers who pick one WRX loaded and expect more in the way of interior refinement. Nor we are very interested in the poor quality of basic audio system or whimsical touch interface that comes with the optional navigation system.
On the positive side, the cabin is spacious with plenty of room for passengers and cargo. One inch wheelbase gives added new more generous leg space for rear WRX. A new flying thick edge, flat bottom gives the proper sports environment after sliding in the company, although the seat reinforced. The positioning of the driver is particularly excellent as the external visibility with thin roof pillars and large side mirrors. Trunk space is 12 cubic feet, a respectable figure, but the hatchback competitors have an advantage when it comes to overall versatility.
2015 Subaru WRX STI Engine
2015 Subaru WRX STI is powered by a turbocharged 2.0L, horizontally opposed 4-cylinder boxer engine that produces 268 horsepower and 258 lb-ft of torque. A 6-speed manual transmission and the all-wheel drive system are standard. A new CVT is optional and has handles and mounted paddle wheel settings that mimic either a six- or eight-speed automatic.
In testing a manually equipped WRX accelerates from zero to 60 mph in 5.4 seconds faster impressive. Subaru WRX with claims a CVT requires 5.9 seconds. Fuel economy estimated by the EPA with the manual transmission is 24 mpg combined (21 city / 28 highway). The 2015 Subaru WRX STI CVT model is rated at 21 mpg combined (19 city / 25 highway).
TSI uses a 2.5-liter horizontally opposed four-cylinder engine rated boxer turbo 305 hp and 290 lb-ft of torque. A 6-speed manual transmission is only transmission offered. rate fuel economy of 19 mpg combined (17 city / 23 highway). In Edmunds testing, STI Launch Edition went from zero to 60 mph in 5.2 seconds.
2015 Subaru WRX STI Safety
Every 2015 Subaru WRX STI comes standard with stability and traction control, front side airbags, antilock disc brakes, side curtain airbags, knee airbag on the driver and active headrests on the front. The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety tests, the Subaru WRX received a higher rating can be “good” in the breakfast moderate impact tests overlap and offset frontal thrust. He also earned a rating of “good” for its performance in the side impact, roof strength and whiplash protection tests. During the test launch edition 2015 Subaru WRX STI stopped from 60 mph in 108 feet, that is very short distance for a compact sports car.