Whats New 2020 vs 2019 Subaru WRX

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Vehicle Overview

The Subaru WRX is an iconic nameplate that gained its fame traversing demanding rally courses around the world, but the 2020 and 2019 Subaru WRX available at Flatirons Subaru in Boulder Colorado is also a popular family vehicle known in the U.S. for its ease of driving, comfortable ride and spacious interior. Subaru improved the model for 2019 with an enhanced infotainment system, better availability of driver assistance features, drivetrain revisions and a new trim level. For the 2020 model year, Subaru has redesigned the front bumper, improved the headlights and broadened the standard equipment. Join us in exploring these refinements through our 2020 vs 2019 WRX comparison.

Boulder CO - 2020 Subaru WRX's Overview

Exterior - 2020 Subaru WRX

The WRX is available in seven distinct body colors. The WRX has 17-inch wheels. The Premium and Limited have 18-inch wheels, and the STI and STI Limited boast 19-inch wheels. The WRX Limited and up have LED headlamps that are steering responsive, which means they turn as you steer. Halogen fog lights are standard on the WRX Premium, and LED fog lights are standard on the WRX Limited. A spoiler is standard. The lower three trims have a low-profile trunk spoiler, and the STI models have an STI-specific spoiler. All models feature front and rear underspoilers as well as a rear bumper with an integrated diffuser.

Boulder CO - 2020 Subaru WRX's Exterior

Interior - 2020 Subaru WRX in Boulder CO

As mentioned in the opener, the 2020 Subaru WRX is spacious. You get at least 93.1 cubic feet of passenger volume and as much as 96.6 depending on your choice of trim. Rear legroom and headroom are 35.4 and 37.1 inches, respectively. The trunk volume is 12.0 cubic feet. All models come with a STARLINK infotainment system. The base model has the STARLINK 6.5 Multimedia. Most other trims have the STARLINK 7-inch Multimedia Plus. STARLINK 7-inch Multimedia Navigation is optional on the Limited and standard on the STI Limited. Likewise, the Limited offers a Harman Kardon option, and the STI Limited includes it standard.

Boulder CO - 2020 Subaru WRX's Interior

Mechanical - Subaru WRX specs in Boulder

There are two engines available, which are dictated by trim choice. The WRX, Premium and Limited feature a 2.0-liter turbocharged BOXER four-cylinder that makes 268 horsepower and 258 pound-feet of torque. The STI and STI Limited feature a 2.5-liter turbocharged BOXER four-cylinder that makes 310 hp and 209 lb.-ft. SI-Drive is available on the Premium and Limited and standard on the STI and STI Limited. This feature offers driving modes that the driver can select based on current conditions.

Boulder CO - 2020 Subaru WRX's Mechanical
Powertrain - Subaru WRX specs in Boulder CO

The powertrain options for 2020 are the same as for 2019. Subaru's proprietary symmetrical all-wheel-drive system is standard from the base model to the range-topping trim. A six-speed manual transmission is standard on the WRX, Premium and Limited, and the STI and STI Limited feature a close-ratio version. A Sport Lineartronic CVT is available on the Premium and Limited.

Safety - 2020 Subaru WRX dealer

Each WRX features an infotainment system with a rearview camera and a wide range of other tech. The base WRX has a 6.5-inch high-res screen, and all trims above the base feature a 7.0-inch high-res screen. The EyeSight suite is not compatible with the manual transmission, so Subaru lists as optional, but if you opt for the CVT, then the Premium and Limited WRX include that package as standard equipment. In addition to adaptive cruise control, EyeSight adds collision detection, pre-collision braking, lane departure warnings and lane sway warnings. A blind-spot monitoring system with lane change assist and rear cross-traffic alert is available on the Limited and standard on the STI Limited. High beam assist and reverse automatic braking are optional for the Limited as well. All models feature brake assist, which detects emergency braking and ensures that that the maximum brake pressure is applied immediately.

Flatirons Subaru in Boulder Colorado welcomes you to experience the best-handling, best-performing WRX, ever. You can visit us at your convenience to test-drive the 2020 Subaru WRX or schedule an appointment. We also encourage online shoppers to peruse our inventory and then text us or contact us via live chat for assistance. Our team welcomes your questions and can provide quotes, process your financing preapproval online, discuss leasing options, explore our latest specials and much more!

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