Subaru WRX in San Jose

The Subaru WRX Returns to Take on the Competition in San Jose, CA

The best-selling Subaru WRX is back with innovation and performance to set the standard for its competitors. Taking on models like the Honda Civic Si, Ford Focus RS, Mazda3, and Ford Mustang, the new WRK packs more than enough power and agility to conquer the day ahead. Stevens Creek Subaru has a new inventory of WRX models available and world-class customer support you can trust. We are proud to be one of San Jose, CA's premier Subaru dealers with a team of experts ready to assist you today. Our staff is here to walk you through side-by-side comparisons of the WRX and its competition to help you make an informed decision before you buy. We value your satisfaction and will work to pair you with the WRX you want in no time. Whether you're gearing up for your daily commute or enjoying a night on the town, a new Subaru WRX from Stevens Creek Subaru is an excellent choice. Continue reading to see how the WRX stacks up to the competition, and be sure to stop by our dealership for a test drive.aler.

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Performance

Under the hood, the WRX comes standard with a 2.0-liter turbo inline-four-cylinder engine producing 268 horsepower-more standard power than the Civic Si and Mazda3. Unlike the Focus RS, the WRX also comes with a standard manual transmission or an available automatic sending power to all four wheels. This sedan averages 27 miles on the highway as well, giving you more time on the road between fill-ups. There is also a 305-horsepower 2.5-liter turbocharged flat-four-cylinder option available producing an incredible 290 pound-feet of torque.

Interior

Get the refinement and comfort you want in the new WRX. This sedan seats up to five passengers and offers plenty of interior space for an enjoyable riding experience. The WRX also has more available head- and legroom than the Mustang for those extended rides. Premium materials are used throughout the interior of the WRX as well for amazing refinement and class as you tackle the highways and byways.

Trim Levels and Features

The new WRX comes in five distinct trim levels including the base, Premium, Limited, STI, and the STI Limited. Each model also comes with a variety of features to keep everyone onboard comfortable and entertained. Standard innovations include 17-inch alloy wheels, automatic climate control, Bluetooth, USB connectivity, and an infotainment system with apps such as Pandora and iHeart Radio. There are also available options including an eight-way power driver's seat, leather seats, and navigation.

Safety

Drive with confidence knowing the Subaru WRX is built to keep you and your family secure. Available safety features include seven airbags, Steering Responsive headlights, active cruise control, electronic stability aids, fog lights, and cross-traffic alert. Also available is blind-spot detection, Subaru's rear-vision system, a collision avoidance system, and reverse automatic braking.



The Subaru WRX vs. the Honda Civic Si

  • The standard engine in the base Subaru WRX is considerably more powerful than the standard engine in the base Honda Civic SI; compare 268 hp and 258 lb-ft torque in the former to 205 hp and 192 lb-ft torque in the latter.
  • Standard Subaru Symmetrical All-Wheel Drive in the WRX offers exceptionally more command on the road than the Civic Si's standard front wheel drive.
  • Climb inside and find that the WRX offers more front head and leg room as well as more rear head, shoulder, and hip room for a more comfortable ride than the Civic Si can offer.
  • A slightly larger cargo area in the WRX means you can carry that much more on your trips than in the Civic Si.
  • According to Edmunds.com, the WRX scored a higher Average Consumer Rating than the Civic Si for Performance, in which the WRX earned 5 stars.

The Subaru WRX vs. the Ford Focus RS

  • The WRX's starting price is exceptionally lower than the Focus RS' starting price; compare $27,515 MSRP to $36,995 MSRP respectively.
  • The standard engine in the WRX offers higher fuel efficiency than the Focus RS, both in the city as well as on the highway.
  • Subaru Symmetrical All-Wheel Drive in the WRX offers a more balanced and stabilized ride than the Focus RS' all-wheel drive.
  • The WRX offers more front head and leg room as well as more rear shoulder, hip, and leg room for superior comfort over the Focus RS on even the longest rides.
  • Moving up to the highest trim levels - the WRX STI Limited and the base Focus RS (the only trim level) - you'll find that the WRX offers the following advantages: standard features like heated seating, power front seats, navigation, and a power glass sunroof, all of which are only options on the Focus RS; the same passenger space increases as stated above for a more comfortable ride than the Focus RS; a total of seven exterior color options, putting the Focus RS' four color options to shame.

The Subaru WRX vs. the Mazda3

  • Standard Subaru Symmetrical All-Wheel Drive in the WRX easily outpaces the Mazda3's standard front wheel drive.
  • The WRX's standard engine kicks out significantly more power than the Mazda3's standard engine; compare 268 hp and 258 lb-ft torque to 155 hp and 150 lb-ft torque, respectively.
  • Standard features in the WRX like automatic climate control, satellite radio, and alloy wheels are only optional or available on higher trims of the Mazda3.
  • You'll find more front head and leg room in the WRX, ensuring a more comfortable drive than the Mazda3 can offer.
  • At the highest trim levels - the WRX STI Limited and the Mazda3 Grand Touring - the WRX still offers all-wheel drive over the Mazda3's front wheel drive; the WRX has considerably more horsepower and torque than the Mazda3's engine; a 6-speed manual transmission in the WRX provides a more engaging and fun driving experience than the Mazda3's 6-speed shiftable automatic; the WRX offers standard navigation, which is only optional in the Mazda3; the WRX has more front leg room to help you stretch out on long drives; a lower ground clearance in the WRX gives a much sportier and aggressive appearance.

The Subaru WRX vs. the Ford Mustang Coupe

  • Standard Subaru Symmetrical All-Wheel Drive in the WRX provides more control than the Mustang's standard rear wheel drive.
  • The standard engine in the base WRX offers higher fuel economy in the city than the base Mustang's standard engine.
  • The WRX offers standard features such as automatic climate control, HD Radio, and satellite radio, which are only optional or available on higher trims of the Mustang.
  • More front head room and more rear head, shoulder, hip, and leg room in the WRX means even your tallest passengers will have no trouble getting comfortable compared to the Mustang.
  • According to Edmunds.com, the estimated overall 5-Year Ownership Costs of the WRX is more affordable than that of the Mustang - compare $323,981 to $33,039 respectively - sure to save you money in the long run.


Visit Stevens Creek Subaru

When you are ready to get behind the wheel of your new Subaru WRX, make the short drive over to Stevens Creek Subaru today. Whether you're in Santa Clara or Cupertino, we want to get you behind the wheel of your new WRX quickly and easily. We also have a dedicated finance department with experts to get you approved within your monthly budget. If you are considering buying or leasing, let us help you find the best Subaru financing offers available. Be sure to get a jumpstart on the finance process from home as well by completing an online finance application. Contact us or stop by our conveniently located dealership today, and see why so many Mountain View and Sunnyvale customers have made us their local Subaru dealer.

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