Subaru Company is almost ready to release another mid-cycle refreshment of its flagship sedan. New 2017 Subaru WRX brings some minor but important changes.
Exterior and interior changes
WRX model is, without any doubt, the most world-wide known model that came from Subaru’s company. This model is currently in its fourth generation. After the 2015 year model which has suffered significant redesign and after a mid-cycle refreshment in 2016 year model, we are finally about to see the new 2017 Subaru WRX. New model will come with some nice more modern and more stylish design. The 2017 Subaru WRX will bring just some minor changes compared to the predecessor but these changes will bring this model to perfection. Even if we cannot expect some larger changes we’ve heard that the new model will come with wider palette of exterior colours. Customers should expect some minor changes in the area of headlights and front grille as well as in the side mirrors and wheels area. The cabin of the new 2017 Subaru WRX will be equipped with some new materials, gadgets and features. With the base trim level of this new model costumers could expect a lot of equipment. It will consider 17-inches blend wheels, climate control, leather upholstery and steering wheel, 6-speakers audio system, CD player, HD radio, 4.3 inches touch screen display and many other incredible technology features.
2017 Subaru WRX engine options
Under the hood of the 2017 Subaru WRX will most likely be a 2.0 liter flat opposed four cylinder turbocharged Boxer engine. This engine is capable to produce up to 268 horsepower and 258 pound feet of torque. This engine will be supported by 6-speed manual transmission as well as optional CVT with steering wheel mounted paddle shifted technologies. The STI model will be powered with stronger powertrain because it is a sportier version. It will be powered with a 2.5 liter horizontally opposed four cylinder turbocharged Boxer engine. This power unit is able to crank out 305 horsepower and 290 pound feet of torque. There will not be a CVT to supply this engine so it will be offered with a 6-speed guidebook.
Release date and price
It is expected that new model will be released on the beginning of 2016, as 2017 year model. The price of the new 2017 Subaru WRX will be in range from $27,000 to $35,000.