2017 Subaru WRX STI Rumors, Release Date

It is the norm for Subaru to make small alterations to the cars they produce every year. After a period of 5 years of producing the same model, they introduce an entirely different model design to the market. 2017 Subaru WRX STI will not vary much from its 2016 predecessor since the five-year cycle that begun with the 2015 WRX STI version has not elapsed. During the third year in the five-year production cycle, Subaru often makes some facelift to their vehicles. Therefore, this 2017 Subaru WRX STI version is set to have some few changes in comparison to the 2016 model.

2017 Subaru WRX STI front view

2017 Subaru WRX STI – A lot of New Features:

The body of this 2017 Subaru WRX STI will be superior resembling efficiency and performance. It will have a powerful, muscular physique and structured body. The exterior colors and upholstery colors will resemble those of the 2016 STI significantly. Also, the vehicle will have powerful, sleek lines symbolizing strength and reliability.

Its body will be bigger yet compact for extra power production. The car is expected to feature multiple systems of new plug-ins. The exterior color patterns will be similar to those of its predecessor.


In the recent years, Subaru Company has launched new technologies in their expensive models. Since the 2017 model is considered to be sleek, it will be fitted with an eyesight camera technology. The infotainment system will feature a 7.0-inch touchscreen display at the center stack. This new system installed in the Subaru WRX STI is set to feature an Aha infotainment that is integrated with STARLINK smart phone technology, an HD Radio, AM/FM frequency satellite receivers and all other features in its predecessor.

The seats are set to have covers made with exquisite cloth upholstery. This model will be composed of a flat-bottomed steering wheel together with a power driver seat to enhance comfort during long hours of driving.

2017 Subaru WRX STI interior

2017 Subaru WRX STI – Engine Specs:

This 2017 Subaru WRX STI model is set to have an active torque vectoring. This vectoring will minimize under steer sharpening the vehicles handling while at top speeds enabling the driver to maintain precision while on the road. Subaru is set to release a manual version of the model having a six-speed manual transmission adjoined with a CVT. The automatic counterpart will feature a line artronic sports CVT. Both these versions will be adequately controlled using steering switches mounted on a wheel paddle. The engine anticipated to power the vehicle will be a 2.0-liter boxer turbocharged engine that will release 258 lb-ft of torque. It will operate at a range of 2,000 rpm to 5,200 rpm providing 305 hp. The engine of Subaru WRX STI model is set to have dual Subaru Active Valve Control Systems. Its fuel consumption rate will stand at 22 MPG and will achieve top speeds of 155 mph. This car will accelerate from 0-60 mph in 5.4 seconds for the manual transmission and 5.7 seconds in the automatic version.

2017 Subaru WRX STI rear view

2017 Subaru WRX STI – Release Date and Price:

The company always increases prices of new models on a yearly basis with $200-$300. The price of the 2016 model is $39,790. Therefore, the price of 2017 Subaru WRX STI model is set to be approximate $40,000. The vehicle will be on sale in May/June 2016.

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