2015 Subaru WRX First Drive Specs | Edmunds

2015 Subaru WRX - Road Test Specs

2015 Subaru WRX Sedan

(2.0L 4-cyl. Turbo AWD 6-speed Manual)


Year Make Model2015 Subaru WRX 4dr Sedan AWD (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 6M)
Vehicle TypeFour-door sedan


ConfigurationLongitudinal, front engine, all-wheel drive
Engine typeTurbocharged, direct-injected, flat-4, gasoline
Displacement (cc/cu-in)1,998/150
Block/head materialAluminum/aluminum
ValvetrainDOHC, four valves per cylinder, variable intake + exhaust-valve timing
Compression ratio (x:1)10.6
Horsepower (hp @ rpm)268 @ 5,600
Torque (lb-ft @ rpm)258 @ 2,000
Fuel typePremium unleaded (required)
Transmission typeSix-speed manual
Transmission ratios (x:1)1st-3.454, 2nd-1.947, 3rd-1.296, 4th-0.972, 5th-0.780, 6th-0.666
Final-drive ratio (x:1)4.11
Differential(s)Front: open, center: viscous limited slip, rear: open (brake-based torque-vectoring front)


Suspension, frontMacPherson strut, coil springs, stabilizer bar
Suspension, rearDouble wishbone, coil springs, stabilizer bar
Steering typeElectrically assisted rack-and-pinion power steering
Steering ratio (x:1)14.5
Tire make and modelDunlop Sport Maxx RT
Tire typeSummer front and rear
Tire size235/45R17 94W
Wheel size17-by-8 inches front and rear
Wheel materialAluminum alloy
Brakes, front12.4-by-1.18-inch ventilated disc, two-piston sliding calipers
Brakes, rear11.3-inch solid disc, single-piston sliding caliper

Track Test Results

0-60 mph, mfr. claim (sec.)5.4

Fuel Consumption

Fuel economy, mfr. est. (mpg)24 combined/21 city/28 highway
Fuel tank capacity (U.S. gal.)15.9

Dimensions & Capacities

Curb weight, mfr. claim (lbs.)3,267
Length (in.)180.9
Width (in.)70.7
Height (in.)58.1
Wheelbase (in.)104.3
Seating capacity5

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