Subaru has announced pricing for the the 2015 Subaru WRX and the WRX STI, with the standard car getting a $300 price hike while the STI holds down the same price.
The 2015 WRX will start at $27,885 (including delivery), while the WRX STI carries a base price of $35,290, all in. Both cars get a host of new features, which means the modest price increase brings quite a bit of value to these cars.
Power stays nearly the same in the standard WRX, with the 2015 putting out 268 hp, just three more than before. On the flip side, torque is bumped up, offering 14 more lb-ft of it at 258 lb-ft in total. A new six-speed manual has been added to the car as well, along with a CVT for those who don’t want to row their own gears.
As for the WRX, the car receives its power from the same 2.5-liter turbocharged four-cylinder boxer engine developing the same 305 hp and 290 lb-ft of torque. A six-speed manual will be the only transmission available with the WRX STI. Chassis and suspension tuning is completely revised for the new car, which also gets go-fast specific features like active torque vectoring that relies on brake application to the inside front wheel to improve cornering ability.
GALLERY: 2015 Subaru WRX
GALLERY: 2015 Subaru WRX STI
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