2014 Subaru WRX pricing and specifications

MY15 Subaru WRX

The fourth-generation Subaru WRX has launched in Australia. Available as a sedan only, the all-new WRX is priced from $38,990 for the entry-level model – $1,000 cheaper than the equivalent outgoing model.

Powering the new all-wheel drive WRX is a 2.0-litre Horizontally-Opposed FA-Series Direct Injection turbocharged Boxer engine. It produces 197kW at 5,600rpm and 350Nm of torque between 2,400-5,200rpm and features Dual Active Valve Control System and a twin-scroll turbocharger. It will send the WRX into triple digits in 6.0 seconds

MY15 Subaru WRX

The new engine is said to be 11.5 per cent more fuel-efficient and produces 13.8 per cent less CO2 compared to the superseded 2.5-litre unit. Its turbo is mounted directly under the engine and comes with a lighter weight exhaust system.

To achieve a better exhaust note, engineers have abolished a cylinder chamber and shortened the inside pipe. The new WRX also comes with an electric power steering with a quicker steering ratio of 14.5:1, while the gearbox mount bushings are 230 per cent stiffer

For the first time, the new WRX comes with Active Torque Vectoring that applies brake to the inner front wheel and distributes torque to the outer front wheel, producing more neutral handling.

MY15 Subaru WRX

Also for the first time, the WRX will feature Subaru’s Sport Lineartronic Continously Variable Transmission while the manual gearbox will lift its gear count to six.

All WRX features LED headlights, with light distribution increased by 35 per cent over the old model. LED daytime running lights, LED rear lights and LED indicator lights integrated into the side mirror are also standard.

Inside, the roomier interior introduces soft-touch surfaces while cargo capacity has improved by 40 litres to 460 litres. All models feature Bluetooth with audio streaming, climate control air conditioning, cruise control, 3.5-inch Multi-information Display, sports front seats with red stitching and a 4.3-inch LCD Display.

MY15 Subaru WRX

Premium models add a Harman kardon sound system with Fujitsu Ten head unit, electric sunroof, powered driver’s seat, keyless entry with push button start and satellite navigation.

WRX MY15 SPECIFICATIONS AT A GLANCE:

SAFETY

  • ABS anti-lock brakes with four-wheel discs and Electronic Brakeforce Distribution (EBD)
  • Brake Assist
  • Child seat anchor points
  • Curtain airbags – full length
  • Driver’s knee airbag
  • Dual front airbags
  • Dual side airbags
  • Fog lights – front and rear
  • Four wheel disc brakes (ventilated front, solid rear)
  • Front seatbelts with pretensioners and load limiters. Double pretensioners on driver’s seatbelt
  • Front adjustable seatbelt anchorage
  • Hill Start Assist – forward and reverse
  • Rear door child lock
  • Reverse camera
  • Seatbelt indicator lights
  • Shock absorbing brake and clutch pedals
  • Side intrusion bars
  • Symmetrical All-Wheel Drive
  • Three-point A/ELR rear centre seatbelt
  • Vehicle Dynamics Control (electronic stability control system)
  • Welcome home lights – can illuminate area ahead of car when engine off

INTERIOR

  • AM/FM radio, single in-dash CD, MP3/WMA compatible, six speakers
  • AUX jack +USB port
  • Bluetooth audio streaming
  • Bottle holders in each door + two cup holders in centre console and rear
  • Boot area light
  • Central locking – remote
  • Climate control air conditioning
  • Cruise control – steering wheel buttons
  • Driver’s footrest
  • Height and reach adjustable steering column
  • Height adjustable driver’s seat
  • Immobiliser security system
  • Leather trim steering wheel with red stitching and audio controls; leather gearshift and handbrake
  • Map lights (2)
  • Power steering, mirrors and windows
  • Rear illumination electroluminescent instrument cluster display and 3.5-inch Multi-Information Display
  • Remote fuel lid release – tethered fuel cap
  • Seatback pocket (passenger side)
  • Security alarm
  • Sports front seats with red stitching
  • Two remote central locking keys
  • Vanity mirrors – illuminated
  • 4.3-inch colour LCD Multi-Information Display
  • 60/40 split/fold rear seat
  • 12V/120W power jacks

EXTERIOR

  • Colour-coded mirrors and door handles
  • Double locking system
  • Headlights auto off
  • Mesh grille
  • Privacy glass
  • Rear diffuser
  • Rear boot lip spoiler
  • Rear LED brake lights
  • Rear roof mounted colour-coded shark fin radio antenna
  • Self-levelling LED headlights with pop-up washers
  • Sports body kit
  • Tail pipe covers – twin
  • WRX badges – grille, boot, front guards
  • 17-inch alloy wheels – space saver spare 

OTHER FEATURES

  • Alarm system
  • Auto boot unlock on key
  • DataDot security technology
  • Electronic Throttle Control (ETC)
  • One-touch indicators
  • Rear Limited Slip Differential
  • Three year Roadside Assist
  • Three-year unlimited kilometre warranty
  • 2.0 litre turbocharged engine. 197 kW/5600 rpm, 350 Nm/2400-5200 rpm

WRX PREMIUM ADDS:

  • Dusk sensing LED headlights
  • Electric sunroof
  • Leather trim
  • Power driver’s seat – eight-way adjustable
  • Push button start with smart key technology
  • Factory fitted satellite navigation
  • harman kardon® sound – eight speakers, sub-woofer and amplifier
  • Rain sensing windscreen wipers
ModelPricing (Excl. on-roads)
WRX Sedan Manual$38,990
WRX Sedan Lineartronic CVT$40,990
WRX Premium Sedan Manual$43,990
WRX Premium Sedan Lineartronic CVT$45,990

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