How Does the New Subaru WRX Compare to the Competition?

If you're someone who enjoys driving and wants a new car that enables you to experience your tire behind the wheel to the fullest ability, look no further than the new Subaru WRX. Whether you're driving around the city, through the winding countryside or flying down the highway, the new Subaru WRX is engineered to provide you with a more enjoyable experience behind the wheel. The WRX is a rally inspired sports sedan, offering the style, athleticism and aggression you want, all the while blowing the competition out of the water. To demonstrate how special the new WRX is, we're going to compare it to the new Chevrolet Bolt, Volkswagen GTI and Nissan Sentra, allowing you to easily see a few of the ways the new WRX maintains its place a top the competition.

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2018 Subaru WRX vs. 2017 Volkswagen Golf GTI

  • The new WRX comes with standard all-wheel drive on every model. The new GTI is not available with all-wheel drive. You have to upgrade to the Volkswagen Golf R to get all-wheel drive and that model starts at over $35,000 MSRP.
  • The WRX comes equipped with a larger standard engine than the GTI does. Both vehicles come equipped with a 2.0-liter turbo four-cylinder engine, but the Boxer engine in the WRX produces 268-horsepower while the engine in the GTI falls short with 210-horsepower.
  • The WRX offers more passenger volume than the GTI, with 96.6 cubic feet of space compared to 93.5 cubic feet in the GTI.

2018 Subaru WRX vs. 2017 Nissan Sentra Nismo

  • The WRX comes equipped with a 2.0-liter turbo four-cylinder engine that produces 268-horsepower while the Nissan Sentra Nismo comes equipped with a 1.6-liter turbocharged four-cylinder engine that produces 188-horsepower.
  • The WRX comes with standard all-wheel drive across the board, while the Sentra Nismo only offers front-wheel drive.
  • The WRX is slightly more spacious than the Sentra Nismo is.

2018 Subaru WRX vs. 2017 Chevrolet Bolt

  • The new Subaru WRX has a starting MSRP price of $26,695 while the new Chevrolet Bolt starts at $36,620. That's nearly $10,000 that you could save choosing the WRX over the Bolt.
  • Every new WRX model comes equipped with standard Symmetrical All-Wheel Drive while the new Bolt comes equipped with front wheel drive and doesn't offer an all-wheel drive model.
  • The new WRX comes equipped with a standard 2.0-liter turbo four-cylinder engine that produces 268-horsepower. The Bolt comes with an electric engine that produces 200-horsepower.

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Test Drive a New Subaru WRX Model Today at Bill Bryan Subaru

There's much more to discover throughout the entire fleet of new Subaru WRX models here at Bill Bryan Subaru and we want to invite you to come experience it all during a test drive! We encourage you to check out the rest of our comparison pages to learn how the rest of our new Subaru vehicles compare to the competition, making it easier for you to find the vehicle that's right for you! Our dealership is located in Leesburg, FL and proudly serve Mt. Dora, Clermont and Fruitland Park!