What is the difference between a Subaru Impreza and a WRX STI?

What is the difference between a Subaru Impreza and a WRX STI?

The Subaru Impreza WRX has an STI version that was created to provide a sporty alternative to the WRX. Although there are quite a number of differences between the WRX and the STI, let’s look at the most important. Despite having the same 2.5L engine, the STI is capable of producing a lot more power than the WRX.

What can you tell me about the Subaru WRX?

The Subaru WRX is a 4-door sedan powered by a 2.0-liter turbocharged flat-4 engine. It pumps out a generous 268 horsepower and 258 lb-ft of torque. The WRX gets a 6-speed manual transmission sending power to all four wheels.

Does the Subaru Impreza have a turbo?

The Impreza WRX is powered by a turbocharged 2.5-liter boxer engine good for 265 horsepower and 244 lb-ft of torque. Hooked to a somewhat rubbery-feeling five-speed manual, this engine nevertheless is a blast to drive, delivering immediate punch once the turbo spools up and giving right up to the redline.

Is the Subaru WRX STI limited?

The 2017 Subaru WRX is only available as a sedan. There are a total of five trim levels when you split up the standard WRX and the more powerful WRX STI. The standard WRX can be had in base, Premium and Limited trims; the WRX STI comes only in base and Limited trim levels.

Which car is a WRX STI?

The Subaru WRX and WRX STI (previously called Impreza WRX and Impreza WRX STI) have been around for a long time. The recipe for these cars is pretty simple: a sports sedan with a turbocharged engine, manual transmission, and AWD. This layout comes directly from the rally heritage that’s on the WRX.

How fast can a Subaru Impreza WRX STI go?

The Subaru Impreza WRX STI Hatchback has a stock top speed of 259 km/h (161 mph) which is average for Class B cars. The acceleration is quick and strong but its nitrous output however is weak.

What does WRX stand for in Subaru WRX?

WRX Definition. WRX stands for “World Rally eXperimental”. It’s the name given to the car that came out of the collaboration between the Prodrive British racing team and Subaru in the 1990s. The main difference between the WRX and a a regular Impreza is the turbocharge engine.