Are WRX hatchbacks reliable?
Ever since then, the WRX has continuously been ranked low by Consumer Reports. In fact, it’s the only modern Subaru to receive a below-average reliability score. By 2011, Car and Driver reports, the base Subaru WRX’s 2.5-liter turbocharged four-cylinder put out 265 hp and 244 lb-ft.
Is the 2010 WRX good?
Few vehicles rate as highly as the 2010 Subaru Impreza WRX and STI when it comes to crash-test scores—both sedan and hatchback. The Subaru Impreza WRX earns the IIHS’s highest rating of “good” in both frontal offset and side impact tests on its way to being named an IIHS Top Safety Pick for 2010.
What is the most reliable year of WRX?
The 2004 Subaru WRX is generally regarded to be the most reliable model year. This is based on the total number of complaints that have been filed per year. The 2005 through 2007 model years also generally are considered to be more reliable than the earlier and later years.
Are old WRX reliable?
The WRX scored 88 for the driving experience, 85 when it comes to resale, 82 for dealership experience (which is common to the Subaru brand), and a score of 77 in terms of quality and reliability. In terms of reliability and build quality, the WRX lags behind its rivals.
What Turbo is on 2010 WRX?
Here, you are looking at the Subaru OEM IHI VF52 Turbocharger. This is the factory turbocharger that came equipped in the Subaru WRX from 2009-2012 models and makes for a nice upgrade over the factory turbocharger.
Are 2009 WRX reliable?
Good, safe car overall. Overall it is a good car. Safe, reliable and good gas mileage when it’s driven sensibly. I get over 31mpg from a sportier car. Subaru is known for their safety and it doesn’t lack on the WRX.
Is there a big difference between the STI and WRX?
I wouldn’t expect a huge difference. Buy a few aftermarket parts to address any complaints you have regarding either model. Maintenance between a WRX and an STI should not be noticeably different, more involved, or more expensive at all. Click to expand…
Is the 2013 WRX a good car?
That will be very small in differences. When parts start going bad that’s the difference but otherwise braking is really the part that’s going to set them apart Welcome! I have a 2013 WRX, and it’s a great car. If I knew how much I was going to put into it mod wise, I would have bought an STI.
Is a WRX engine enough?
A wrx should be enough for you coming from a honda though, it is more practical for daily driving. End of rant, goodluck and welcome. Also all model year GR’s are prone to the firewall cracking. 08-14 They are all the same body style.
Are all WRX’s prone to main bearing failure?
A wrx should be enough for you coming from a honda though, it is more practical for daily driving. End of rant, goodluck and welcome. Also all model year GR’s are prone to the firewall cracking. 08-14 They are all the same body style. Only the late 08 and early 09 wrx’s were prone to main bearing failure’s.