In the five-year cycle of Subaru WRX series, their next release is going to be the 3rd installment of the series. None of its fans had expected such significant changes in their second release. Therefore it will be fair to not expect many changes in the upcoming vehicle of this series. But you never know what the automakers have in mind; they might launch 2017 Subaru WRX with many upgrades in it.
2017 Subaru WRX – Exterior and Interior Modifications
2017 Subaru WRX will have same overall body design as that of 2016 Subaru model. Three trim levels will be available. Headlights will have LED technology in them; daytime lights are also present in bumper. Grille is sleek in appearance and it contains the logo in horizontal bar.
Subaru Eyesight is a new feature is will be available. This will help the drivers keep Lane, Detect blind spot, and many more. 18 inches wheels are going to be fitted to this car. This version will have many color variant than previous times. The handles have been painted with metallic color and it looks quite flashy.
The 2017 WRX is going to have a new dashboard. The Starlink infotainment system will be available. This infotainment system will have a 7.5 inch LCD touchscreen which will have many android apps as well as options which are cellular powered. Within dashboard climate controlling features will be available. There will also be Google maps to assist the drivers. Travelling same distances will be faster than what it used to take previously.
HD radio along with 7 speaker sound system of BOSE will provide a lot of fun to the riders throughout their journey. Speakers are going to be fitted near the leg space in the base of doors. Speakers in four door bases, one behind the backseat and two upfront on dashboard will be available.
Besides these features Wi-Fi connections are going to be installed. Presence of Wi-Fi within the car will ensure that there is so stoppage of streaming. Hence riders would never be cut off from rest of the world while driving. The USB ports lone with IPod slots will be present. This means that rides can play their favorite songs from their collection. CD player interface would also get added to these features. Bluetooth connectivity while ensure smooth sharing within the riders.
In 2017 Subaru WRX premium quality leather seats are going to be placed, these leathers are also durable. Black cloth would cover the leather beneath. These seats would be quite comfortable even for long distance travels. Many buttons will be added beside the seats with some secondary controls. Cabin space is going to improve; leg space will be enough for adults and even head area has been improved significantly. Door knobs are covered with leather to present any scratches.
2017 Subaru WRX – Safety Measures
The 2017 Subaru WRX will make riders feel a lot safer than what they would be expecting. Subaru Eyesight will assist drivers to maintain their lane; it will also help them to detect blind spots and be alerted during high traffic. Auto-break feature will ensure prevention of rash driving after a certain limit. Besides this rear view camera would alert driver when other vehicles are at touching distances with the car’s bumper. Many airbags have been added in this car to prevent further damage.
2017 Subaru WRX – Engine and Fuel Economy
The 2017 Subaru WRX will have a powerful drivetrain. Its engine will be a 2.0 liter four-cylinder Boxer unit. Optimum horsepower will be generated. Torque of about 258 lb.-ft. will be obtained along with torque of 268 HP. Transmission is going to be six speed manual. Paddle shifter might also be present and Torque curve with a limit of 5200 rpm will be obtained starting from 2600 rpm. Also another turbocharged engine will be available from 2.5 liters that will generate real 305 horsepower and 290 lb-fr of torque.
The 2017 Subaru WRX is going to be more fuel-efficient than its previous models. Carbon emission has been checked to some extent which will ensure reduction in pollution rates. Fuel consumption per miles will be less than what it used to be in previous models.
2017 Subaru WRX – Price and Release Date
The 2017 Subaru WRX will be available in the summer of 2016 or early 2017. It has been priced modestly with its price ranging in between $27,000 to $41,000 for STI version.