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2019 Subaru WRX
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Manual
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Manual 21 27 $25,648 $27,195
Manual Premium 21 27 $27,771 $29,495
Manual Premium Series.Gray 21 27 $27,771 $29,495
CVT Premium 18 24 $29,518 $31,395
Manual Limited 21 27 $29,893 $31,795
CVT Limited 18 24 $31,640 $33,695
Manual STI 17 22 $34,587 $36,595
Manual STI Series.Gray 17 22 $34,587 $36,595
Manual w/Lip Spoiler STI Limited 17 22 $39,053 $41,395
Manual w/Wing Spoiler STI Limited 17 22 $39,053 $41,395
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Sedan S
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Sedan S 25 34 $17,323 $17,950
Sedan SE 30 40 $18,378 $19,245
Hatch SE 26 38 $19,615 $20,540
Sedan SEL 24 34 $20,886 $21,870
Hatch SEL 24 34 $21,077 $22,070
Sedan Titanium 24 34 $23,178 $24,270
Hatch Titanium 24 34 $23,369 $24,470
Hatch ST 22 30 $24,038 $25,170
Hatch Electric N/A N/A $27,810 $29,120
Hatch RS 19 26 $39,270 $41,120
Pricing
Invoice Price
$25,648
$17,323
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$27,195
$17,950
Monthly Payment Estimate
$453 / month
$299 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
6.2
6.2
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2019 Subaru WRX and WRX STI trade eye-catching design for breathtaking performance on a variety of road surfaces. The 2018 Ford Focus is irony on wheels: it comes in a dizzying range of models, of which the SEL and ST are our picks.
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Fuel Economy
City
21 mpg 25 mpg
Highway
27 mpg 34 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Compact Cars Compact Cars
Interior Dimensions
Passenger Volume (ft³)
96.6 90.7
Front Hip Room (in)
52.1 53.9
Second Leg Room (in)
35.4 33.2
Front Head Room (in)
39.8 38.3
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Second Hip Room (in)
53.1 52.7
Front Shoulder Room (in)
55.6 55.6
Second Head Room (in)
37.1 38
Second Shoulder Room (in)
54.2 53.7
Front Leg Room (in)
43.3 41.9
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Rear (in)
60.6 60.4
Wheelbase (in)
104.3 104.3
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
70.7 71.8
Track Width, Front (in)
60.2 61.2
Min Ground Clearance (in)
4.9 -
Length, Overall (in)
180.9 178.5
Height, Overall (in)
58.1 57.7
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
12 13.2
Brakes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11.3 9
Brake Type
4-Wheel Disc Front Disc/Rear Drum
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA 9
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
12.4 10.9
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA Yes
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes -
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
15.9 12.4
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
35.4 36
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Tires
Rear Tire Size
P235/45WR17 P195/65HR15
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P235/45WR17 P195/65HR15
Spare Tire Size
Compact Compact
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3272 2935
Wheels
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Steel
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
17 X 8 15 X 5.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Compact Compact
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in)
17 X 8 15 X 5.5
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
258 @ 2000 146 @ 4500
Engine Order Code
NA 992
Displacement
2.0 L/122 2.0 L/122
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
268 @ 5600 160 @ 6500
Engine Type
Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded H-4 Regular Unleaded I-4
Fuel System
Gasoline Direct Injection Gasoline Direct Injection
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
23 28
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
27 34
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
21 25
Transmission
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.45 3.42
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
4.11 3.82
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.30 1.45
Trans Type
6 5
Drivetrain
All Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.78 0.80
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.64 3.42
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
1.95 2.14
Trans Order Code
NA 44Z
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.97 1.03
Trans Description Cont.
Manual w/OD Manual w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.67 NA
Summary
Vehicle Name
Subaru WRX Ford Focus
Body Style
Sedan Sedan
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Double Wishbone Short And Long Arm
Suspension Type - Front
Strut Strut
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Strut Strut
Suspension Type - Rear
Double Wishbone Short And Long Arm
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
7.6 6.3
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- 590
Crash Test Ratings
Overall Rating
-
Overall Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
-
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Driver
-
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Passenger
-
Overall Side Crash Rating
-
Side Barrier Rating
-
Side Barrier Rating Driver
-
Side Barrier Rating Passenger Rear Seat
-
Side Pole Rating Driver Front Seat
-
Combined Side Rating Front Seat
-
Combined Side Rating Rear Seat
-
Rollover Rating
-
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2019 Subaru WRX
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