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2019 Subaru WRX Overview

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Combining the comfort of a traditional sedan with the performance of a sports car, the 2019 Subaru WRX is perfect for those who love to drive. Its 310-horsepower engine gives you a thrilling driving experience, while all-new infotainment will keep you and your passengers entertained on the go.

The 2019 Subaru WRX is available at five trim levels: WRX, Premium, Limited, STI, and STI Limited.


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2019 Subaru WRX

What’s New for the 2019 Subaru WRX?

The Subaru WRX is known for its fun performance and aggressive exterior, but it’s getting an interior upgrade for 2019. The 2019 Subaru WRX comes with an all-new SUBARU STARLINK 6.5-inch Multimedia Plus system. It comes with everything you could need in an infotainment system, including a 6.5-inch high-resolution touch screen, Apple CarPlay, Android Auto, Pandora, Bluetooth hands-free connectivity and audio, AM/FM/CD, and SiriusXM Satellite Radio and Travel Link.

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2019 Subaru WRX Exterior

The Subaru WRX has a sporty design with edge, style, and character. Its low-riding frame gives it the appearance of a traditional sports car with a rear trunk spoiler as an added accent. The WRX also comes with 17-inch aluminum-alloy wheels for an athletic appeal. The wheels will change based on which trim you choose, going all the way up to 19-inch aluminum-alloy wheels on the STI.

The 2019 Subaru WRX is available in seven exterior colors: WR Blue Pearl, Crystal Black Silica, Dark Gray Metallic, Ice Silver Metallic, Lapis Blue Pearl, Pure Red, and Crystal White Pearl.

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Exterior features available on the 2019 Subaru WRX 

  • Rear bumper with integrated diffuser, Front and rear under spoilers, Heated side mirrors (All-Weather Package), 17-inch aluminum-alloy wheels, Body-color power side mirrors, Low profile trunk spoiler, Two-speed windshield wipers, Exhaust system with quad stainless-steel outlets, Projector low-beam and multi-reflector high-beam halogen headlights

Exterior features available on the 2019 Subaru WRX Premium
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  • Halogen fog lights, Power-tilt/sliding glass moonroof, 18-inch aluminum-alloy wheels, Windshield wiper de-icer (All-Weather Package)

Exterior features available on the 2019 Subaru WRX Limited
-Adds to or replaces features on Premium-

  • LED fog lights, LED Steering Responsive Headlights (SRH)

Exterior features available on the 2019 Subaru WRX STI
-Adds to or replaces features on Limited-

  • STI trunk spoiler, 19-inch aluminum-alloy wheels, Body-color power side mirrors with integrated turn signals

Exterior features available on the 2019 Subaru WRX STI Limited
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  • Available low-profile trunk spoiler

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2019 Subaru WRX Performance

The 2019 Subaru WRX is equipped with a standard 2.0-liter turbocharged SUBARU BOXER four-cylinder engine, giving off 268 horsepower and 258 lb-ft of torque. This engine comes standard on the WRX, Premium, and Limited trims. The STI and STI Limited come with a 2.5-liter turbocharged SUBARU BOXER four-cylinder engine, upping the WRX’s output to 310 horsepower and 290 lb-ft of torque. All five trims come standard with Subaru Symmetrical All-Wheel Drive.

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2019 Subaru WRX Efficiency

On the base trim, the Subaru WRX’s 2.0-liter engine earns an estimated 21 mpg in the city and 27 mpg on the highway. Upper trims, including the STI and Limited, come with a 2.5-liter engine that earns an estimated 17 mpg in the city and 22 mpg on the highway.

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2019 Subaru WRX Interior

Inside the cabin, the 2019 Subaru WRX has an entirely new infotainment system for 2019. It also comes with comfort and luxury features from the start, including performance-design front seats, a leather-wrapped flat-bottomed steering wheel with red stitching, and automatic climate control. The Limited adds leather-trimmed upholstery, while the STI takes it one step further with Ultrasuede and leather-trimmed upholstery. The range-topping STI Limited comes with Recaro performance-design front seats.

The 2019 Subaru WRX is available in four interior colors and materials: Carbon Black Checkered Cloth, Carbon Black Leather, Black Ultrasuede/Carbon Black Leather, and Recaro Black Ultrasuede/Carbon Black Leather.

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Interior features available on the 2019 Subaru WRX

  • Interior: Multi-function display, Leather-wrapped shifter handle, Six-way manually adjustable driver’s seat, Electronic cruise control, Gauge needles full-sweep, Tilt/telescoping steering column, Automatic climate control, Performance-design front seats, Analog instrument cluster, Dual USB ports, Single bottle holder in each door panel, Power front and rear windows with driver and front passenger auto-up/down, Sport-design electroluminescent gauges, 60/40-split flat-folding rear seatback, Leather-wrapped flat-bottomed steering wheel with red stitching, Dual cup holders in center console, Rear center armrest with dual cup holders, Steering wheel controls, Aluminum-alloy pedal covers, Sun visors with dual-illuminated vanity mirrors, Center console with LED-illuminated storage tray and 12-volt power outlet, Cloth upholstery
  • Radio and Technology: Six speakers, SiriusXM All Access Radio, STARLINK 6.5-inch Multimedia, AM/FM/CD player, Bluetooth audio streaming with hands-free phone connectivity, Apple CarPlay, Android Auto, Pandora Aha smartphone app integration, HD Radio with iTunes tagging capability, Dual USB port/iPod control

Interior features available on the 2019 Subaru WRX Premium
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  • Interior: Heated front seats (All-Weather Package)
  • Radio and Technology: SiriusXM Travel Link, STARLINK 7-inch Multimedia Plus with voice-activated controls, Available Eyesight Driver Assist Technology

Interior features available on the 2019 Subaru WRX Limited
-Adds to or replaces features on Premium-

  • Interior: 10-way power-adjustable driver’s seat, Auto-on/off headlights, Leather-trimmed upholstery, Keyless Access with Push-Button Start and PIN-code vehicle access
  • Radio and Technology: Available Reverse Automatic Braking, Available High Beam Assist, STARLINK Safety and Security

Interior features available on the 2019 Subaru WRX STI
-Adds to or replaces features on Limited-

  • Interior: Ultrasuede/leather-trimmed upholstery, Dual-zone automatic climate control, STI sport-design electroluminescent gauges, STI-design leather-wrapped flat-bottomed steering wheel with red stitching

Interior features available on the 2019 Subaru WRX STI Limited
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  • Interior: Recaro performance-design front seats, Eight-way power-adjustable driver’s seat
  • Radio and Technology: STARLINK cloud-based applications including Yelp and iHeartRadio, STARLINK 7-inch Multimedia Navigation, Blind Spot Detection with Rear Cross Traffic Alert, Harman Kardon nine-speaker system, SiriusXM Traffic, Voice-activated GPS navigation system in high-resolution

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2019 Subaru WRX Safety

Any great sports car pays close attention to safety behind the wheel. That’s why the Subaru WRX comes with active and passive safety features, including driver-assist technology options. All five trims come with Subaru Symmetrical All-Wheel Drive, a Traction Control System, and Vehicle Dynamics Control for the best possible handling. If you decide to upgrade to the Premium trim, you can use the EyeSight Driver Assist Technology suite for a second set of eyes on the road.

Standard Safety Features on the 2019 Subaru WRX

  • LATCH System (Lower Anchors and Tethers for Children)
  • Energy-absorbing collapsible steering column
  • Subaru Symmetrical All-Wheel Drive
  • Rear-vision camera
  • Brake Assist
  • Anti-theft security system
  • Keyless entry system
  • Engine immobilizer
  • Front-seat side pelvis/torso airbags
  • Daytime Running Lights (DRL)
  • Subaru advanced frontal airbag system (SRS)
  • Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS)
  • Whiplash protection front seats with height-adjustable head restraints
  • Driver’s knee airbag
  • Side-curtain airbags
  • Vehicle Dynamics Control (VDC) with Active Torque Vectoring
  • Ring-shaped Reinforcement Frame body structure
  • Four-wheel anti-lock braking system (ABS)
  • Traction Control System (TCS)
  • Rear child-safety locks
  • Height-adjustable three-point front seatbelts

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