A Solid Performer with Room for Improvement

The 2022 Subaru WRX Limited has joined our long-term test fleet.

Subaru WRX

It received its first oil change and tire rotation at just 1,000 miles.

First Oil Change

The car is reasonably quick, but seems to have been left behind by more practical competitors.

Reasonably Quick

However, the WRX comes alive as an experience rather than just a set of numbers.

Left Behind

Its chuckability and traction during enthusiastic cornering are impressive.

Experience Over Numbers

The all-wheel-drive system is a standout feature in areas with snow and ice.

Impressive Handling

The WRX's 2.4-liter turbocharged boxer-four engine produces 271 horsepower and 258 lb-ft of torque.

Standout AWD

The car's stability when carrying speed down a mountain road is extraordinary.

Turbocharged Power

Its quick-ratio steering and all-wheel-drive traction help keep the car composed during spirited driving.

Extraordinary Stability

The WRX remains a fun car to drive and a reliable daily driver, with room for improvement.

Composed Spirited Driving