2018 WRX

Consumer Reviews

2018 Subaru WRX

$20,170 - $29,378  MSRP Range
2018 Subaru WRX

Review Score

4.9 out of 5 stars

4.9

67 Reviews
100% of drivers recommend this car
Score Breakdown
4.5 out of 5 stars Comfort
4.7 out of 5 stars Value for the Money
4.5 out of 5 stars Interior Design
4.9 out of 5 stars Reliability
4.8 out of 5 stars Performance
4.8 out of 5 stars Exterior Styling

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4 out of 5 stars

Great car

by Tcramped on Sat Jul 21 2018

What can I say it's a great car go test drive it and drive it home. Great performance, steering, style and ride. Cost can be a bit steep but it's a Subaru WRX. Subaru are reliable and it's standard all wheel drive.

4 out of 5 starsComfort
3 out of 5 starsValue for the Money
5 out of 5 starsInterior Design
0 out of 5 starsReliability
4 out of 5 starsPerformance
5 out of 5 starsExterior Styling

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5 out of 5 stars

Very cool and fast

by Love from Kenosha on Wed Apr 25 2018

Good retail value and realiable.It's four wheel drive. This is very Sharp looking car. Love it! I just bought it and can't stop drive it!

5 out of 5 starsComfort
5 out of 5 starsValue for the Money
5 out of 5 starsInterior Design
5 out of 5 starsReliability
5 out of 5 starsPerformance
5 out of 5 starsExterior Styling

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5 out of 5 stars

Subaru WRX

by J. Fazekas from Milwaukee WI on Sun Mar 25 2018

Amazing car, powerful and responsive to the driver, a fun overall daily drive. Get behind the wheel and feel the power every single second in this car. It looks great, exterior and interior and is overall a very fun car.

5 out of 5 starsComfort
5 out of 5 starsValue for the Money
5 out of 5 starsInterior Design
5 out of 5 starsReliability
5 out of 5 starsPerformance
5 out of 5 starsExterior Styling

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5 out of 5 stars

Super fun car to drive

by Noda on Mon Jul 02 2018

This is my second wrx, is a really fun car to drive. I have the base model that’s the only thing I regret, because I don’t have a sunroof or fog lights

3 out of 5 starsComfort
4 out of 5 starsValue for the Money
4 out of 5 starsInterior Design
4 out of 5 starsReliability
5 out of 5 starsPerformance
5 out of 5 starsExterior Styling

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5 out of 5 stars

Love it!

by Tanner S. from Morgantown, Pa on Tue Mar 27 2018

Was just as great as expected. Would not have chosen any other car even after driving it! Very comfortable, easy to drive, and looks great!

5 out of 5 starsComfort
5 out of 5 starsValue for the Money
5 out of 5 starsInterior Design
5 out of 5 starsReliability
5 out of 5 starsPerformance
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4 out of 5 stars

Awesome Upgrade To The WRX

by wrxgod on Sun Oct 15 2017

Ive owned this car for about a month now. It has been great! The upgraded interior feels way better than the previous models. The only complaints I have about the car is the gearbox feels kind of clunky and the touch screen radio/Bluetooth definitely isn't the best. Other than that this car is awesome and I definitely recommend one.

4 out of 5 starsComfort
5 out of 5 starsValue for the Money
4 out of 5 starsInterior Design
5 out of 5 starsReliability
5 out of 5 starsPerformance
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5 out of 5 stars

18 WRX

by GWatson from Portland OR on Mon Dec 04 2017

Great peppy car. Good PNW car. Fun and easy to drive. I got the auto trans and its reasponsive. Also has paddle shifters. Some turbo lag but thats Ok. Just a good all all a rounder car.

4 out of 5 starsComfort
5 out of 5 starsValue for the Money
4 out of 5 starsInterior Design
5 out of 5 starsReliability
4 out of 5 starsPerformance
4 out of 5 starsExterior Styling

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Our Take on the 2018 Subaru WRX

The verdict:

The 2018 Subaru WRX has performance chops but could stand a trip to polishing school.

 

Versus the competition:

The WRX isn’t the most refined or sophisticated car, but it does have horsepower — a lot of it.

 

The 2018 Subaru WRX isn’t an immediately likable compact sports sedan. It took me a few days of thrashing on a World Rally Blue Pearl WRX Premium to scale the car’s learning curve, but once I started meshing with it, it was clear there are few cars in the $30,000 price range that combine no-drama acceleration and slot-car handling like the WRX.

For 2018, the Subaru WRX is mildly updated, with revised tuning to the suspension, power steering, manual transmission shifter and clutch. There’s also a new Performance Package with upgraded brake rotors and more aggressive front seats. These changes take the WRX further away from its roots as the 2012 Subaru Impreza, which was a practical but... Read More