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Subaru WRX STI
2020 Subaru WRX STI
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$36,995
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8.4
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2020 Volkswagen Jetta GLI
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Overview

Engine
2.5-liter Turbo Flat 4 Gas
Engine
2.0-liter Turbo Inline-4 Gas
Transmission
6-Speed Manual
Transmission
6-Speed Manual
Drivetrain
All-Wheel Drive
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Fuel Economy
City: 16 MPG
Hwy: 22 MPG
Fuel Economy
City: 25 MPG
Hwy: 32 MPG
Fuel Tank Capacity
15.9 gallons
Fuel Tank Capacity
13.2 gallons
Seating Capacity
5 seater
Seating Capacity
5 seater
Trunk Volume
12 ft³
Trunk Volume
14.1 ft³

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Performance Specs

Engine and Transmission

Engine
2.5-liter Turbo Flat 4 Gas
2.0-liter Turbo Inline-4 Gas
Horsepower
310 hp @ 6000 rpm
228 hp @ 5000 rpm
Torque
290 lb-ft @ 4000 rpm
258 lb-ft @ 1700 rpm
Transmission
6-Speed Manual
6-Speed Manual
Drivetrain
All-Wheel Drive
Front-Wheel Drive

Steering

Steering Type
Rack-Pinion
Rack-Pinion
Turning Diameter
36 ft
36.4 ft

Wheels

Front Wheel Size
19" x 8.5"
18" x 7.5"
Rear Wheel Size
19" x 8.5"
18" x 7.5"

Suspension

Front Suspension
Strut
Strut
Rear Suspension
Double Wishbone
Multi-Link

Tires

Front Tire
P245/35WR19
P225/45HR18
Rear Tire
P245/35WR19
P225/45HR18
Spare Tire
Compact
Compact

Fuel and MPG

Fuel Economy

Combined
19 MPG
28 MPG
City
16 MPG
25 MPG
Highway
22 MPG
32 MPG

Emissions

CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
9.3 Tons/yr
6.3 (2019) Tons/yr

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity
15.9 gallons
13.2 gallons
Cruising Range City
254.4 miles
330 miles
Cruising Range Highway
349.8 miles
422.4 miles

Dimensions and Measurement

Exterior Dimensions

Length
180.9 in
185.2 in
Height
58.1 in
56.8 in
Max Width
70.7 in
70.8 in
Front Width
60.2 in
60.7 in
Rear Width
60.6 in
60.4 in
Wheelbase
104.3 in
105.6 in
Ground Clearance
4.9 in
5 in

Interior Space

Seating Capacity
5 seater
5 seater
Front Seat Leg Room
43.3 in
41.1 in
Front Seat Headroom
39.8 in
38.5 in
Front Seat Shoulder Room
55.6 in
55.9 in
Front Seat Hip Room
52.1 in
N/A
Rear Seat Leg Room
35.4 in
37.4 in
Rear Seat Headroom
37.1 in
37.2 in
Rear Seat Shoulder Room
54.2 in
54 in
Rear Seat Hip Room
53.1 in
N/A

Weight and Trailing

Curb Weight
3,450 lbs
3,217 lbs

Cargo Space

Trunk Volume
12 ft³
14.1 ft³

Colors and Materials

Standard Exterior Colors

  • Ceramic White
  • Crystal Black Silica
  • Crystal White Pearl
  • Ice Silver Metallic
  • Lapis Blue Pearl
  • Magnetite Gray Metallic
  • Pure Red
  • WR Blue Pearl
  • Deep Black Pearl
  • Pure White
  • Pyrite Silver Metallic
  • Tornado Red

Optional Exterior Colors

N/A
Pure Gray

Standard Interior Materials

  • Black, Ultrasuede Upholstery w/Leather Bolsters
  • Titan Black w/Red, Cloth Seating Surfaces

Features and Options

Infotainment

HD Radio
Standard
Not Available
Bluetooth Connection
Standard
Standard
Satellite Radio
Standard
Not Available
Smart Device Integration
Standard
Standard
Auxiliary Audio Input
Standard
Standard
MP3 Player
Standard
Standard

Interior Trim

Bucket Seats
Standard
Standard
Cloth Seats
Not Available
Standard
Leather Seats
Standard
Not Available
Leather Steering Wheel
Standard
Standard
Premium Synthetic Seats
Standard
Not Available

Comfort

Steering Wheel Audio Controls
Standard
Standard
Power Mirror(s)
Standard
Standard
A/C
Standard
Standard
Climate Control
Standard
Standard
Cruise Control
Standard
Standard
Heated Front Seat(s)
Standard
Standard
Keyless Entry
Standard
Standard
Multi-Zone A/C
Standard
Standard
Power Driver Seat
Standard
Not Available
Remote Engine Start
Optional
Not Available
Remote Trunk Release
Standard
Not Available
Keyless Start
Standard
Standard
Telematics
Standard
Not Available

Safety

Safety Features

Back-Up Camera
Standard
Standard
Cross-Traffic Alert
Not Available
Standard
Blind Spot Monitor
Not Available
Standard
ABS
Standard
Standard
Tire Pressure Monitor
Standard
Standard
Brake Assist
Standard
Standard
Stability Control
Standard
Standard
Traction Control
Standard
Standard

US NHTSA crash test result

Overall Rating
N/A
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
N/A
Side Crash Rating
N/A
Rollover Rating
N/A

Airbags

Driver Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Front Head Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Front Side Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Knee Air Bag
Standard
Not Available
Passenger Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Rear Head Air Bag
Standard
Standard

Warranty

Warranty Summary

Basic
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
Corrosion
5 Years / Unlimited Miles
7 Years / 100,000 Miles
Drivetrain
5 Years / 60,000 Miles
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
Roadside Assistance
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
Maintenance
N/A
2 Years / 25,000 Miles