Discover How the Subaru WRX Stacks Up Against the Competition Near Brooklyn

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For the better part of three decades, the Subaru WRX has stood as most of the most thrilling vehicles to drive on face earth. Combining a race-winning pedigree from the world of rallying with a vast amount of capability, the WRX is built to take you on adventures of all sorts.

We here at Island Subaru welcome you come in and test drive or new inventory of Subaru WRX models. They offer Jersey City drivers a special handling package coupled with all-world performance.

However, there are three competitors out there, the Mazda3, Honda Civic Type R, and Hyundai Veloster, that believe they can compete with the venerable Subaru WRX. Much like the WRX, all three cars deliver performance and excitement for the driver.

Below, we'll compare each of the cars to the Subaru WRX and reveal how at the end of the day, the Subaru WRX comes out on top.

2021 Subaru WRX vs. 2021 Honda Civic Type R<

  • From the jump, the Subaru WRX offers far better value than the Civic Type R. The WRX has a starting MSRP price of $28,420, while the Civic Type R starts at a whopping $38,450, $10,000 more than WRX. These savings allow Woodbridge customers to save on cost and upgrade the WRX to higher trim STI models.
  • Both vehicles are powered 2.0-liter four-cylinder turbocharged engine. In terms of fuel efficiency, both the WRX and Civic Type have the same type of fuel economy, with the WRX leaping out in front with better range, thanks to a higher capacity fuel tank.
  • To put the power to the ground, the WRX offers standard Symmetrical All-Wheel Drive, providing stability and control on any terrain. The Civic Type-R offers only front-wheel drive to tackle the road.
  • Inside; the WRX features comfortable seating for five while the Civic Type-R has to make do with only four. Moreover, the Subaru WRX offers more leg and headroom, 39.8 and 43.3 inches, compared to the Civic Type R at 39.3 and 42.3 inches, respectively.

2021 Subaru WRX vs. 2021 Mazda3

  • In terms of out and outperformance, the Subaru WRX blitzes the Mazda3. The 2.0-liter turbocharged engine chucks out 268 horsepower and 258-pound feet of torque compared to 155 horsepower and 150-pound feet of torque powering the Mazda3. Avenel drives can experience all-wheel drive the Subaru, while the Mazda3 features front-wheel drive as standard.
  • For interior features, the Subaru WRX offers multimedia connectivity as standard, including; smart device compatibility, satellite radio, an iPod interface. The base Mazda3 does not offer any of these features as standard.
  • When it comes to safety, both the WRX and Mazda offer a full suite of safety features, with the WRX earning a five-star safety rating from IIHS.

2021 Subaru WRX vs. 2021 Hyundai Veloster

  • As with the Mazda3, NYC drivers can enjoy the monstrous horsepower advantage the Subaru WRX has over Hyundai Veloster, at 268 compared to 147 for the Veloster. In addition, as the cars compared, the WRX offers all-wheel drive while the Veloster has the front-wheel-drive as standard.
  • Furthermore, the Subaru features a more infotainment system, featuring voice recognition, a touchscreen, and voice recognition.
  • In terms of interior space, the WRX contains passenger volume at 96.6 cubic feet compared to 89.9 cubic feet for the Veloster. The WRX also has more head and legroom than Hyundai, so occupants can enjoy more room to relax and enjoy the ride.

Test Drive the 2021 Subaru WRX Today

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