A year ago, the Subaru WRX received major upgrades. The 2019 edition will, therefore, not have too many changes. Nonetheless, all enthusiasts expect an improved performance as well as revamped looks and aesthetics. The new WRX is set for release in the near future and thus far, the manufacturer has given the public an assurance that the model will surpass the expectations of the majority of people. As the world awaits this great production, this article makes it possible to understand and have a clear mental image of this model.
The exterior of the 2019 Subaru WRX will be bold, stylish and futuristic. The model will have several but subtle upgrades that will make the model better than the preceding edition. The overall body and style will, however, remain largely unchanged due to the major upgrade that was done on the previous edition. The model will be released in a variety of colors that will give the potential buyers a wide range to choose from. Two versions will be availed as was the case in the 2019 edition, the normal WRX and WRX STi with each having 3 trim levels. The normal WRX will run on 17 inch blend wheels.
Inside the 2019 Subaru WRX model, there will be much style and luxury. Among the features that will be installed will be climate control, a steering wheel covered in leather, HD radio, a stereo system with 6 speakers, USB and i-Pod user interface, Bluetooth, a 4.3 inch touch-screen display, among many others. The cabin space will be neat and will be finished in high quality material. The seats will be well fixed and upholstered in leather. They will offer ample head and legroom for the passengers. User safety will be well taken care of through the installation of state of the art safety gear among them cruise line control, Brembo brakes and others.
Engine and Performance
Various engine options will be offered depending on the 2019 Subaru WRX trim level. All of them will be 4 wheel drives. The WRX will have a 2.0 liter turbocharged flat opposed 4 cylinder engine that will generate 268 horsepower and tolerate 258 pound feet of torque. A 6 speed manual gearbox will be used for power transmission but a CVT with paddle shifters will be optional. The manual engine will have a fuel mileage of 21mpg and 28mpg on city and highway terrains respectively and the CVT option will have 19 mpg and 25mpg respectively. The STi will have a stronger engine; the 2.5 liter turbocharged horizontally opposed 4 cylinder engine that will generate 305 horsepower and tolerate 290 pound feet of torque. A 6 speed transmission system will be used as well. This engine will have an average fuel mileage of 17mpg and 23mpg on city and highways respectively.
2019 Subaru WRX Release Date and Price
To date the manufacturing company has remained mute about the date of release for the 2019 Subaru WRX. Reliable sources indicate that the model will be released for retail in the course of 2018. This will be a hatchback to watch out for due to its engine abilities and overall design. The cost of retail is currently estimated between $27,000 and $35,000 depending on the selected trim level.