Used 2018 Subaru WRX Consumer Reviews

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Michael Kelly, 02/14/2018
4dr Sedan AWD (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 6M)
15 of 15 people found this review helpful

Great fun at a reasonable price. Not a sports car, but handles well. Very capable in ALL weather. I put 290,000 miles on my '02 with no engine work. This is my third WRX, it has 26,000 miles on it after just over a year of ownership. I've driven it in two ice and snow storms this winter and it has been very stable.

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Welcome to the modern world!

E, 01/07/2020
4dr Sedan AWD (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 6M)
8 of 8 people found this review helpful

The 2018 Subaru WRX is an absolute blast to drive. Thanks to the twin-scroll turbo, you have low-end torque that is perfect for city driving and overall better fuel-economy compared to the previous generations. The WRX shines on winding roads and wants to be pushed; If you're a car enthusiast and have a family, then this is a great option. Where the car drops in rating is the rev-hang, which is almost unbearable at times. Good luck driving smooth in first gear or shifting from 1st to 2nd. The throttle mapping will make a veteran driver look like a beginner. You almost have to ride the clutch in order to ensure a smooth shift. The interior is not the best, but for a Subaru, they've come a long way. Long road trips are comfortable with the stock cloth seats, and the new FA20 allows you to get 30+mpg on the highway. Overall, this is a fantastic car for any enthusiast that wants the practicality of a 4-door, but doesn't sacrifice performance. Would give a 4/5 review, but that rev-hang has got to go.

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Value buy! What do you compare the WRX against?

Dominic, 01/16/2018
Premium 4dr Sedan AWD (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 6M)
11 of 12 people found this review helpful

All the comparisons are against 2 wheel drive cars, and many are front wheel drive. If you want all wheel drive, great handling, and good engine performance..look around. You are now comparing against Audi, BMW, and a couple of domestic models, and they will be much more money to get the same feature set. Better quality interior materials? yes. But for a great driving experience this is a great car, and an even better one for the price!

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NO CONS!

Kevin, 01/30/2018
Premium 4dr Sedan AWD (2.0L 4cyl Turbo CVT)
22 of 27 people found this review helpful

I came from a 2017 VW GTI, which was totaled recently. While i loved that car.. the 2018 WRX is in a whole different league. The handling is magnificent on turns and curves. The acceleration is fun and solid. Yes, the road noise is *slightly* louder than other vehicles, but I doubt anyone interested in buying an AWD, 270HP car that isn't a luxury brand is extremely interested in a purely silent cabin. I'm sensitive to noise and it's fine for me. Love this car and finally do not have any buyers remorse or looking longingly at other cars. Go take it for a test drive and push it!

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The Best WRX yet

Vlad, 07/29/2017
Premium 4dr Sedan AWD (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 6M)
15 of 18 people found this review helpful

I drove 2018 WRX Premium with Performance package. Outstanding! This car handles like a king and the RECARO seats deliver great support and firmness. Shifting is precise and steering gives you a great feedback. I would recommend to test drive different trims and packages before you make your decision. Now Subaru has a car for every driver

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