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Subaru WRX 2019 vs Subaru 2020 WRX

There are a few features and trims that have been carried over from the Subaru WRX 2019 model to the 2020 version. Why change perfection, right? However, Subaru has enhanced…

Subaru WRX 2019 vs Subaru 2020 WRX

There are a few features and trims that have been carried over from the Subaru WRX 2019 model to the 2020 version. Why change perfection, right? However, Subaru has enhanced other features of the 2020 Subaru WRX specs, making it even more appealing to performance car lovers across the country.

Considering where the WRX has come from since it’s the first release in 1992, the car certainly has journeyed through a 360-degree evolution; making it one of the most sought-after sports sedans on the market right now.

Let’s compare the Subaru WRX 2019 vs 2020 models; looking at what’s remained the same and what has changed.

WRX 2019 and WRX 2020 Comparison

What are the Subaru WRX upgrades?

When it comes to the 2019 Subaru WRX specs and the 2020 model specs, you’re still getting a 2.0l turbocharged engine with a flat four-cylinder and 268 horsepower. Both models offer 6-speed manual transmission. In the 2020 model though, you’ve now got the option of manual or Lineartronic transmission delivering just that extra bit of performance at speed.

Exterior

What Subaru WRX fans have come to love about the 2019 model have stayed the same in 2020. The 2020 WRX model still offers a sporty, sexy façade with only subtle enhancements being made to give the car slightly more edge. The 2020 model includes enhanced trims, redesigned bumpers, red Brembo brake pads with four-piston front callipers and two-piston rear callipers to name a few.

Subaru WRX 2019 vs WRX 2020

 

Interiors

Upgrades to the interior of the 2020 model includes options to choose from like gear paddle shifters, power steering, and anti-lock brakes. Certain interior trims have remained as is though like red-stitched Recaro leather seats, the Harmon Kardon 440-watt power speaker system with seven speakers and amplifier, 7.0-inch infotainment system, power-sliding sunroof and the advanced airbag system including driver knee impact airbags.

Models

In 2020 you’ll be able to choose from two WRX models currently available on the market. The 2.0 turbocharged MT retails for around R630 000 and the 2.0 turbocharged sports lineatronic CVT model with added extras retails for R686 000.

 

Which model year to buy?

Considering the trims and additional exterior features that have been tweaked, as well as the enhanced performance features of the 2020 WRX engine, the 2020 model would be the car to beat. However, if price is an issue, then grabbing a Subaru WRX 2019 model might be the most ideal optiom.

When reviewing the difference between the Subaru WRX 2019 vs 2020 prices, you will certainly be able to get a 2019 model for a lot less money. You can get a pre-owned 2019 Subaru WRX ES Premium with low mileage for around R599 000 from Subaru South Africa today.

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