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2017 Subaru WRX STI Review: Specs, Features, Price And Other Details

First Posted: Nov 30, 2016 10:46 AM EST
The 2017 Subaru WRX STI specs, features, price and other interesting details for prospective buyers.
The 2017 Subaru WRX STI specs, features, price and other interesting details for prospective buyers.
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The Subaru WRX STI is a legend in its own story and that is a fact. This is why the WRX STI continues to be successful in the auto market and it does not appear in any way that this is going to change any time soon. With the 2017 Subaru WRX STI growing more attention, here are the specs, features, price and other interesting details prospective buyers should know about.

The 2017 Subaru WRX STI Specs

Auto Guide reported that the 2017 Subaru WRX STI is equipped with a 2.5-liter boxer four-cylinder turbocharged engine that puts out 305 horsepower and 290 pound-feet of torque. This powertrain is paired with a six-speed manual transmission that sends the power to a full-time all-wheel-drive (AWD) drivetrain as reported. It was also mentioned that the 2017 Subaru WRX STI has an EPA fuel economy rating of 17/23/19 miles per gallon in the city, highway and combined respectively.

Key Features

The key features of the 2017 Subaru WRX STI lay on the aspect of safety. According to a report from Car and Driver, the 2017 Subaru WRX STI has Electronic Stability Control (ESC), Anti-lock Braking System (ABS), traction control, low tire pressure warning and side impact beam along with other standard safety features. The 2017 Subaru WRX STI also has its fair share of infotainment and connectivity with two LCD monitors situated in the front section with real-time traffic display and Bluetooth for audio streaming and hands-free text messaging as reported.

Good Price

The price for the 2017 Subaru WRX STI starts at $35,195 as reported. This is considered to be a good price considering all the things that come with the 2017 Subaru WRX STI and the fact that it is a performance car packed with so many safety features.

Conclusion

The 2017 Subaru WRX STI has gained quite the upgrade in terms of safety. The power aspect however, did not gain much and this could turn buyers away for a more powerful performance car. At the end of the day, different buyers have different preference and they get to decide which one they want.

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