2022 Subaru WRX in RI

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For nearly 20 years, the Subaru WRX has been a rally car icon, and for model year 2022, this sporty legend has been redesigned from the wheels up. The fifth-generation WRX showcases a medley of noteworthy upgrades, like a sharper design, better multimedia and safety technologies, and enhanced performance courtesy of the new turbocharged BOXER engine and retuned suspension. Not only that, but the new boundary-pushing GT trim level has also been introduced. Subaru’s engineers have taken painstaking measures to make this the best WRX ever, and it shows.

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Base WRX

This entry-level WRX gets summer tires on 17-inch wheels, automatic on/off LED headlights and high beams, a rear bumper with diffuser, and a stainless-steel quad exhaust system. The track-influenced cabin has performance design front seats with red stitching, a leather-wrapped shift knob and flat-bottomed steering wheel, aluminum-alloy sport pedals, auto climate control, and a center console LED-illuminated storage tray. For plugging in and staying connected, you’ll find a 12-volt power outlet and four USB ports (two for data and two for charging). The base infotainment system has a 7-inch touchscreen, smartphone integration (Apple CarPlay and Android Auto), Bluetooth hands-free phone and audio streaming, six speakers, and SiriusXM satellite radio. As far as options, all WRX trims are eligible for the Subaru Performance Transmission (with 8-speed manual mode and paddle shifters, plus Auto Vehicle Hold) and Subaru Intelligent Drive (SI-Drive), an engine performance management system that optimizes performance with three distinct drive modes. The other main options are Drive Mode Select, with its four distinct modes, and the improved EyeSight Driver Assist Technology package consisting of advanced adaptive cruise control with lane centering, pre-collision braking, lane departure and sway warning, and lane keep assist.


The Premium adds 18-inch alloy wheels, LED fog lights, a trunk spoiler, heated side mirrors, a windshield wiper de-icer, keyless entry, push-button ignition, dual-zone automatic climate control, heated front seats, and a rear seat center armrest with two cupholders. The Premium gets the brand-new 11.6-inch tablet-style touchscreen, and while the six-speaker audio system is standard, an 11-speaker Harman Kardon unit is optional.


The Limited comes with steering-responsive headlights, side mirrors with turn signal indicators, a power moonroof that tilts and slides, a power driver’s seat, and Ultrasuede-trimmed upholstery. Aside from those, the Limited and GT have blind-spot monitoring with lane change assist and rear cross-traffic alert. The Limited is also eligible for reverse automatic braking, which is standard in the GT. The premium Harman Kardon system is standard in the Limited and GT, along with navigation and voice recognition.


The all-new GT variant gets as standard the Subaru Performance Transmission and SI-Drive (both of these features are optional on the other trims). It also receives Drive Mode Select, and its AWD system is upgraded with variable torque distribution, and it also gets electronically adjustable dampers, special matte-finished gray wheels, and Recaro performance front seats with contrasting red stitching and adjustable headrests. Subaru EyeSight is standard in the GT and optional for the other trims.