Subaru WRX vs Subaru WRX STI Compare price, expert/user reviews, mpg, engines, safety, cargo capacity and other specs at a glance.

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2021 Subaru WRX AWD
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2021 Subaru WRX
AWD
MSRP
$27,495
Invoice
$25,925
Average Price Paid
$27,495
333 listings nationwide

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2021 Subaru WRX STI
AWD
MSRP
$37,245
Invoice
$35,192
Average Price Paid
$37,245
67 listings nationwide

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Pricing Analysis Price analysis based on recent sales data applied to current trim without options.

2021 Subaru WRX
AWD
Fair Price
$28,209
Good Price
$26,949
Great Price
$26,229
2021 Subaru WRX STI
AWD
Fair Price
$38,271
Good Price
$36,662
Great Price
$35,742

Specs

2021 Subaru WRX
AWD
2021 Subaru WRX STI
AWD
Powertrain 6-Speed Manual 6-Speed Manual
Drivetrain
AWD
AWD
Fuel Economy, City
20 MPG
16 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
27 MPG
22 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 15.9 gal 15.9 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Gasoline
Power
268 hp @ 5,600 RPM
310 hp @ 6,000 RPM
Torque
258 lb-ft @ 2,000 RPM
290 lb-ft @ 4,000 RPM
Cylinders
4 cylinders
4 cylinders
Compression Ratio
10.6:1
8.1:1
Displacement
2,000 cc
2,500 cc
Bore x Stroke
3.39 in x 3.39 in
3.92 in x 3.11 in
Safety
ABS Brakes Standard Optional
Driver Airbag Standard Optional
Passenger Airbag Standard Optional
Front Side Airbags Standard Optional
Curtain Airbags Standard Optional
NHTSA Crash Test Results
Overall 5 stars 5 stars
Front Crash Overall 5 stars 5 stars
Front Crash Driver 4 stars 4 stars
Front Crash Passenger 5 stars 5 stars
Side Crash Overall 5 stars 5 stars
Side Barrier Driver 5 stars 5 stars
Side Barrier Passenger 5 stars 5 stars
Side Pole Driver 5 stars 5 stars
Rollover 5 stars 5 stars
Comfort and Convenience
Air Conditioning Standard Optional
CD Player Standard Optional
Radio Standard Optional
Power Windows Standard Optional
Power Door Locks Standard Optional
Interior
Maximum Seating 5 seats 5 seats
Front Legroom 43.3 in 43.3 in
Back Legroom 35.4 in 35.4 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 12 cu ft 12 cu ft
Maximum Payload 1,115 lbs 959 lbs
Exterior
Length 180.9 in 180.9 in
Width 78.9 in 79.5 in
Height 58.1 in 58.1 in
Wheelbase 104.3 in 104.3 in

Available Options

2021 Subaru WRX
AWD

Exterior Colors

  • Crystal White Pearl
  • Ice Silver Metallic
  • Lapis Blue Pearl
  • Magnetite Gray Metallic
  • Pure Red
  • WR Blue Pearl

Option Packages

  • Popular Package #1
  • Popular Package #3
  • Popular Package #3 (IZT)
  • STI Performance Exhaust System (WRX)
  • WRX Short Throw Shifter Package
  • WRX Sport Package
2021 Subaru WRX STI
AWD

Exterior Colors

  • Crystal White Pearl
  • Ice Silver Metallic
  • Lapis Blue Pearl
  • Magnetite Gray Metallic
  • Pure Red
  • WR Blue Pearl

Option Packages

  • RECARO Front Seats
  • Popular Package #1
  • Popular Package #3
  • Popular Package #3 (IZT)
  • STI Short Throw Shifter Package

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