SUBARU WRX – OverviewThe Subaru WRX needs no introduction. Twenty years ago, the Impreza sedan won many rallies around the world and made sports car performance attainable in an everyday sedan.
Today, while Subaru as a works racing team does not enter WRC rallying anymore, it still continues to offer the high-performance sedan, as well as simply calling the model WRX and WRX STI.
The Subaru WRX, fully-imported from Japan, is offered in Sport Lineartronic CVT was last priced at RM 215,000, while the WRX STI cost over RM100k more at RM333,187.
At this price range, as well as performance outputs, the WRX STI has the Honda Civic Type R and the Volkswagen Golf R as direct competitors.
As for the Subaru WRX, there is nothing in Malaysia that comes close to offering such a high PS-to-RM ratio. Perhaps the closest is the Volkswagen Passat R-Line with 190 PS / 320 Nm in a more luxurious appeal and larger size.