Once you see that Subaru had launched 2015 Subaru WRX Automatic, we are sure that all of you would be surprised. However, automatic here is not usual automatic transmission but it is a Continuos Variable Transmission or well-known as CVT. There are two trims which are prepared with CVT by Subaru, WRX Premium and WRX Limited versions.
The price for WRX Premium starts at$29,695 as starting MSRP and the Limited version start at $31,195. This small sports sedan has 5 trims overall. The rests are available with six-speed manual transmission. We know that how powerful and aggressive handling of base model of WRX. Now, let us see the differences of 2015 Subaru WRX Automatic.
Before we are going to the main discussion, let us show you the 2015 Subaru WRX Automatic design firstly. Actually, the design is same with base model design. It has aggressive stance with a modern body design and aerodynamically. If we compare with the concept which showed in 2013, there is no significant change.
We can see it on the headlights that narrower than before. The main feature is on the hood. There is a hexagonal grille which made this car looks like muscle car. Inside the car, you get larger legroom, thanks to the longer wheelbase than its predecessors. There are plenty of interior features which available as optional.
Under the Hood
Now, we get inside the hood of 2015 WRX. It has a new 2.0 Liter four cylinder boxer engine. The total amount which produced is 268 horsepower and 258 pound-feet of torque. With this CVT, you also get SI-Drive system. It will help you to select what mode you want to pick while driving. There are three modes included Intelligent, Sport and Sport Sharp. Because of these modes, you can pick the CVT’s characteristic. It is able to impersonate six-speed or even eight speed transmission perfectly. Thus, you have no worry about this CVT system. In fact, you also feel manual transmission in automatic trims.