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  Subaru WRX Sti (G5)
2016 - date
Subaru WRX Sti (G5)
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Specification
Metric   Imperial
 
General
Class Trackfocused
Body 4 Door 5 Seat
Hatchback
Layout Front Engine
4 Wheel Drive
Transmission 6 Speed Manual
Number Built  
Engine
Type Conventional
Details Turbo 4 cyl
Capacity
150 in3 
Max Power
296 bhp @6000rpm 
Max Torque
300 lb/ft @4000rpm 
Power to Weight
198 bhp/ton 
Torque to Weight
201 lbft/ton 
Specific Output 120 bhp/litre 
Compression 8.2:1 
Bore x Stroke
3.92 X 2.96 in 
Fuel Cons
27 mpg 
Emissions 242 g/Km Co2 
Performance
Top Speed
159 mph 
0 - 30 mph
 
0 - 60 mph
5.0 sec 
0 - 100 mph
 
0 - 124 mph
 
0 - 186 mph
 
30 - 70 mph
 
Standing qtr Mile
 
60 - 0 mph
 
0 - 100 - 0 mph
 
Ring Lap Time  
Lateral Accn  
Drag Cd  
Dimensions
Length
180.9 in 
Width
70.7 in 
Height
58.1 in 
Weight
3342 lbs 
Wheels (F/R) 8.5 X 18
8.5 X 18 
Tyres (F/R) 245/40 R18
245/40 R18 
Fuel Capacity
13.2 gal 
Pricing (2016)
New Price £32000
Used Price £n/a - £n/a
 
Profile

Almost 25 years on since the original WRX Sti, Subaru's legendary rally bred saloon returns with a 2.5 litre turbocharged four cylinder engine producing 300 hp.

The Impreza name has been dropped, to distinguish this from 'lesser' models. This fifth generation model includes technical goodies such as Vehicle Dynamics Control, Drivers Control Central Differential and Torque Vectoring - it now even comes with free in-car WiFi. Suspension has been stiffened, which provides thrilling handling, but at the cost of an unacceptably hard ride on anything but the smoothest roads. Interior is also old school, with little in the way of options.

Once the clear leader in the fast hot hatch market, the ageing WRX has fallen behind new cars such as the AMG A45 and Focus RS, which offer far more for your 30k investment.


Ratings
 
Overall Rating Money No Object Bargain Rating BHP/ (x1000)
69% 67% 7% 10
Ranks 418 of 761 Ranks 458 of 761 Ranks 188 of 761 Ranks 187 of 761

Rivals
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Honda Civic Type-R (Gen 5)

(2017 - date)


Ford Focus RS (Mk III)

(2016 - date)


Mercedes A45 AMG

(2013 - date)
 

Variants
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Lineage
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Impreza Turbo

(1994 - 2000)
  

Impreza WRX ...

(2001 - 2007)
  

WRX Sti (G5)

(2016 - date)

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