By Matt Schmitz on April 14, 2014
While the performance faithful may consider it blasphemy that Subaru put a continuously variable automatic transmission in the 2015 WRX, it isn't without its redeeming qualities. Cars.com reviewer Kelsey Mays says the bargain sport sedan's CVT doesn't suck, though two of three driving modes do "suck away some of the fun." Not sold on the CVT? Fear not: With an available six-speed manual and $27,000 starting price, that familiar thrifty throttle endures. Watch the video.
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