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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2020 Subaru WRX
AWD
MSRP
$27,495
Invoice
$25,925
Average Price Paid
$25,612
364 listings nationwide

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2020 Subaru WRX STI
AWD
MSRP
$36,995
Invoice
$34,960
Average Price Paid
$34,613
265 listings nationwide

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

2020 Subaru WRX
AWD
Fair Price
$26,373
Good Price
$24,959
Great Price
$24,151
2020 Subaru WRX STI
AWD
Fair Price
$35,555
Good Price
$34,034
Great Price
$33,165

Expert Reviews Reviews from CarGurus experts.

2020 Subaru WRX
AWD
Kyree Williams Preview:

The Subaru WRX has a long-standing history as a well-rounded everyday performance car. For 2020, it debuts a new special-edition trim. Last year’s Series.Gray edition gives way to a n...

2020 Subaru WRX STI
AWD
Kyree Williams Test Drive Review:

The Subaru WRX STI powerslid into the United States for the 2004 model year, sporting a turbocharged engine and a massive rear wing, and ready to take on the Mitsubishi Lancer Evolutio...

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  • Look and Feel 8
  • Performance 9
  • Form & Function 8
  • Technology 6
  • Safety 7
  • Cost-Effectiveness 8

Specs

2020 Subaru WRX
AWD
2020 Subaru WRX STI
AWD
Powertrain 6-Speed Manual 6-Speed Manual
Drivetrain
AWD
AWD
Fuel Economy, City
21 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 Optional Standard
Driver Airbag Optional Standard
Passenger Airbag Optional Standard
Front Side Airbags Optional Standard
Curtain Airbags Optional Standard
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
Comfort and Convenience
Air Conditioning Optional Standard
CD Player Optional Standard
Radio Optional Standard
Power Windows Optional Standard
Power Door Locks Optional Standard
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

2020 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)
  • Thule Crossbar Set
  • WRX Short Throw Shifter Package
  • WRX Sport Package
2020 Subaru WRX STI
AWD

Exterior Colors

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

Option Packages

  • RECARO Front Seats
  • Series.White
  • Popular Package #1
  • Popular Package #3
  • Popular Package #3 (IZT)
  • STI Short Throw Shifter Package
  • Thule Crossbar Set

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