Is there a difference between WRX and STI?

Is there a difference between WRX and STI?

The biggest difference between the 2016 Subaru WRX and WRX STI comes down to performance and efficiency. Featuring a 2.0-liter turbocharged Boxer engine, the Subaru WRX cranks out 268 horsepower; the WRX STI ups this output to 305 horsepower with its larger 2.5-liter turbocharged four-cylinder Boxer engine.

Is the WRX STI better than the WRX?

The 2019 Subaru WRX STI is built on the same chassis as the basic WRX but with a number of different mechanical parts. So, while the bodywork and seating capacity are the same, the STI offers much higher performance than the WRX. The STI has upgraded quick-ratio steering and sport-tuned performance suspension.

Why are WRX STI so unreliable?

The WRX STI has had well-documented issues with its EJ25 2.5-liter turbocharged Boxer engine. There have been a number of lawsuits over premature engine failure due to a defect that allowed contaminated oil to carry “damaging metal debris through the engines,” according to court documents.

Which year WRX STI is best?

The 2006 Subaru Impreza WRX Is The Best This was the year that Subaru introduced a 2.5-liter turbocharged four-cylinder engine for the STI. Drivers behind the wheel of their WRX STI enjoyed 300 bhp thanks to the turbocharged engine, while drivers of the base model had 230 bhp.

What’s the difference between the 2015 Subaru WRX and STI?

Now the 2015 STI is doing the same, and it’s bringing along a bunch of tried and true technology from its predecessor, including the port-injected 2.5-liter engine. At only 305 turbo-laggy horsepower, though, the STI ekes out just 37 more horsepower than the 268-hp WRX. SEE THIS: De-winging the 2015 Subaru WRX STI

How did the Subaru WRX STI get its name?

The name apparently arose from a collaboration between Subaru and the British racing team that was instrumental in its development. STI stands for “Subaru Tecnica International”. It refers to a Fuji Heavy Industry division of motorsports, and is therefore designed to be a higher performance Subaru WRX. Both vehicles use the same chassis.

What kind of transmission does a Subaru WRX have?

The Subaru WRX offers a six-speed manual transmission, along with all-wheel drive capabilities. On the STI, you’ll find a close-ratio six-speed transmission.

What’s the difference between Subaru Intelligent Drive and STI?

SI-DRIVE (Subaru Intelligent Drive) provides three modes of vehicle performance through modifications in how the ECU behaves. This is also coupled with a 6-speed manual transmission, thus achieving much higher speeds than with the 5-speed manual transmission of the WRX. Other aspects of the STI that affects driving have also been improved.