2017 Subaru WRX STI Price and Release Date
It is a year earlier for Subaru to offer their upgraded 2017 Subaru WRX. It will come soon with the design that is well accepted for all markets through several modifications although its function will be unchanged. Subaru will only offer the car with little upgrades and minor changes around its features. The body design and style is the same as the previous model.
Rumors mentioned that 2017 WRX hatchback will not be launched in this year. Our reliable sources also said that they hatch will be anticipated in 2018 and it will not released before that year. This information has not been denied or validated by Subaru. Therefore, we need to wait the official release.
2017 Subaru WRX Design
2017 Subaru WRX for its outer part will be the same as the previous model especially for its physic and body styling. The new point that is possible to add is the new paint options. Both WRX and WRX STi will be presented with three trim levels for each.
For the base model, the WRX will go with 17 inches of blend wheels, steering wheels, car climate control, leather wrapped knob, stereo six speakers, CD player, USB or iPod user interface, HD radio, display screen 4.3 inch, Bluetooth link and other convenience features such as flexible seats and comparable ease. The optional features will be backup cam and cruise line control. There might be LED front lights and fog lights. The base trim of WRX STi will go with Brembo brakes, limited slip differential, LED front lights, fog lights, larger 18 inches of wheels, more tuned suspension and others for 2017 Subaru WRX.
2017 Subaru WRX Engine
The engine depends on the variants but both of the cars will be completed as four-wheel drive only. The 2016 model will get turbocharged 2.0 liter and flat opposed four-cylinder Boxer engine with the output around 268 hp and 258 pound-feet of torque. It goes with six-speed manual transmission or CVT steering-wheel-mounted paddle shifter as the optional. 2017 Subaru WRX STI will have stronger engine since it is the sportier version. It can go with turbocharged and 2.5 liter horizontally opposed four-cylinder boxer engine to pump out 305 hp and 290 lb-ft of torque. There is no CVT in this model, but only six-speed. The normal WRX has fuel consumption depends on the transmission. With manual, it has 21 mpg in city and 28 mpg in freeway while with CVT it has 19 mpg in city and 25 mpg on highway. For STi, it has 17 mpg in city and 23 mpg on motorway.
2017 Subaru WRX Competitor
It will be the strong rivals for Golf R and GTI presented by VW as well as Mitsubishi Lancer.
2017 Subaru WRX Price and Release Date
We expect 2017 Subaru WRX will be released in the fall of 2016 and the price tag should be started around $27,000 while STI should be $35,000.