See what power, features, and amenities youll get for the money. The 2015 wrx was the first year of this model separate from the impreza line. The 2015 subaru wrx comes out swinging with its racy brother the wrx sti. For general information regarding recalls, please contact the subaru customer service team. Subarus lineartronic cvt vs 6speed manual in the wrx. The complete details of all recalls are listed below, along with what they cover and. The performance with the sixspeed manual is very responsive, making on. Hi my names thomas i drive a 2019 cvt subaru wrx and ive been looking to build my car to be around 400450 whp and maybe 400 tq. May 12, 2014 the 2015 subaru wrx is one of this years standout new performance cars. Use our free online car valuation tool to find out exactly how much your car is worth today. Subaru is recalling certain model year 20152016 wrx vehicles manufactured april 10, 2015, to october 21, 2015. Subaru corporation is offering consumers an extended warranty on the continuously variable transmission cvt on approximately 1. And if youre considering putting one of these affordable allwheeldrive sport sedans in your driveway, you have a fundamental choice to make. In a nutshell new subaru wrx comes as a sedan only and, for the first time in 10 years, gets.
Learn more about price, engine type, mpg, and complete safety and warranty information. Ive sold subies for 8 years, and am really amazed about the cvt version. View detailed specs, features and options for the 2015 subaru wrx 4dr sdn cvt limited at u. Models included in this recall are the turbocharged versions of the 200920 outback, 20072009 legacy, 20072009 forester and 20082014 wrx and wrx sti. Instead there should be a recall with every vehicle fixed. The difference between the stock mt to a cvt is that most of the downsides they talk about the transmission is gone. First occurrence was in december when the cvt seemed to be selecting wrong ratios. Now if you couple that with the diehard loyal fanbase subaru has cultivated over the years and a cvt transmission that is known to have some problems, you get a lack of respect for the cvt wrx. Subaru continuously variable transmission cvt lemon. Subaru cvt warranty extension general discussion car. This was the first year of the redesign and wrx received an upgrade from the 5speed manual to the 6speed gearbox.
Jun 27, 2014 the 2015 wrx, cvt or manual, comes with many tangible improvements, but is also a bit scaled back in its flavor compared to the car it replaces. Shop 2015 subaru outback vehicles for sale in danbury, ct at. Affected vehicle owners were notified by the automaker of the warranty. Performance shootout 2015 bmw m235i vs subaru wrx sti duration. Used 2015 subaru wrx limited for sale with photos cargurus. At first we made fun a bit, then after driving it, and using the multiple sport modes that you dont get on any other wrx other than the sti, i was quite pleased, and you wont regret a thing. My friend whos always been dying for a subaru has recently come to the crossroads of the 2014 vs 2015 wrx s. Subaru is committed to the safety and protection of our drivers and the ones they love. Shop gear as unique as you and your 2015 subaru wrx. The subaru wrx cvt transmission is only replaceable, not.
Mitsubishi evo final edition and subaru wrx sti 2015 neal. The 2015 wrx sti features a ej257 engine and has received performance upgrades vs the previous generation. Do you go with the sixspeed manual, or the socalled lineartronic continuously variable automatic transmission cvt. Car and driver tested both a manual and cvt wrx in 2015. When it comes to transmission options, the 6speed manual rower isnt a. The worst complaints are clutch, transmission, and ac heater problems. And if youre considering putting one of these affordable. Not every subaru allwheeldrive system is created equal. I supposed, the time between shifting from park to drive, footoffbrake and stepping on accelerator is about 1 sec. Compare prices of all subaru imprezas sold on carsguide over the last 6 months. Unable to launch the auto wrx as hard as the manual, we saw the zeroto60 time stretch from 4. Subaru vehicle recalls learn more about recall concerns. One thing where they were actually close was the rolling 560, but the manual was still faster.
At the test track, this cvtequipped wrx lagged the stick version, the quartermile taking 14. Just got a notice from subaru that the cvt warranty has been extended for 10 years100k miles, for the following models. Nov 27, 2019 a growing number of cars and sport utility vehicles now come with a continuously variable transmission cvt instead of a conventional automatic. This subaru wrx delivers a intercooled turbo premium unleaded h4 2. Around 60 percent of new wrx buyers are new to the brand. Tips to help you choose given the size and scope of the recalls, it appears that gm is working to nip these issues in the bud and avoid highprofile problems like the current switchgate fiasco. Cvts have been used in passenger cars since 1989, but if you havent been car shopping in several years, a cvt may be new to you. Lineartronic cvt reliability subaru problems, recalls. When the time arrives to maintain or repair your 2015 subaru wrx, choose the same quality that came standard from day one.
The styling is good, but a bit sedate for my liking. Better to drive and more interesting than my 2011 wrx for sure, but not as good as my 1999. And if youre considering putting one of these affordable allwheeldrive sport sedans in your driveway, you have a. Its likely that a spike in outofwarranty claims and online complaints helped drive this change, as well as the potential of future litigation if subaru didnt act soon.
Your vin is the 17character vehicle identification number that can be found on your vehicle registration, insurance card, by looking through the windshield on the drivers side of. Used 2015 subaru wrx for sale with photos cargurus. The wrx sti, with over a decades worth of accolades in rally, is a well known enthusiast car. Have not tested the impact of longer delay between shift and accel. Owners may contact subaru customer service at 18007822783. Jeff boyer, gms vice president of global vehicle safety, confirms that hunch. Dimple magnetic manual transmission drain plug 2015 2020 wrx sti. The 2015 subaru wrx has been recalled 2 times by nhtsa. The subaru parts online retailer network offers authentic 2015 subaru wrx parts perfectly compatible with your subaru. I find the 5 speed manual extremely fun to drive, the biggest down fall i can see, in the usa, is the limited options available.
Lets face it, not all wrx buyers are diehard subaru fans. And manual mode is truly manual, with no funsucking builtin overrides. Research, compare and save listings, or contact sellers directly from 18 wrx models in pasadena. No special instruction were given for cvt, so car is driven like any other automatic. Save money on used 2015 subaru wrx sedan models near you. Page 1 2015 forester owners manual page 2 foreword congratulations on choosing a subaru vehicle. I have a my 2015 wrx with the cvt and i have had a ton of issues in the past 6 months.
But a big surprise is the number of wrx sports cars that are being sold with the optional cvt. Ive gone into detail about this systems three automatic and six manual settings when evaluating the 2015 subaru wrx sti, so check out the details. Sep 07, 2017 three consumer groups say subaru is wrong to offer an extended warranty on problematic transmissions that may cause stalling. Visit the official subaru vehicle recalls page to see models with particular concerns causing a recall, learn more and check your vin and see. I am 100% satisfied with my purchase and the customer service i received. Mind you this car is all stock and used for mundane daily driving. Subaru continuously variable transmission cvt lemon law case. I did the best i could to tell him that the 2015 wrx was the better vehicle in the longrun, but im only speaking based off of research. At the test track, this cvt equipped wrx lagged the stick version, the quartermile taking 14.
Gone is the aggressive widebody stance of the 2014 model, exchanged for a nicely proportioned, but far more forgettable, look that wont turn many heads in town. The last previousgeneration wrx sedan we tested was a second faster. The other transmission is more of a gentlemans tranny, called a performance automatic by subaru. The worst complaints are throw out bearing noise, stuck in neutral, and wont shift into 2nd. Request a dealer quote or view used cars at msn autos. Once i hit 30,000 miles it seems like all hell broke loose with the power train. Search over 5,800 listings to find the best local deals. Apr 08, 2014 check out the brandnew 2015 subaru wrx limited featuring the lineartronic sports cvt automatic for the first time in subaru s rally rocket learn more at h. Nov 04, 2015 we drive the 2016 wrx limited cvt at the washington auto press rally. To see how frequently 2015 subaru wrx problems occur, check out our car reliability stats. This owner s manual has all the information necessary to keep your subaru in excellent condition and to properly maintain the emission control system for minimizing emission pollutants. The subaru wrx sti comes with dualzone automatic climate control.
Apr 18, 2014 theres a lot to be said for history and heritage, but it also means a car like the 2015 subaru wrx sti also has a mighty weight to carry in motoring terms when the new kid on the block has such. The worst year for wrx transmission problems seems to the the 2015 model year. Recalls issued prior to february 1998 are not included in search results. See our lemon odds and nada odds page to see vehicles with no repairs or vehicles with more than three repairs. Pros and cons of continuously variable transmissions carfax.
Use oem 2015 subaru wrx manual transmission replacement parts and silence any uncertainty about performance and reliability. We test the new wrx with the optional cvt transmission. Three consumer groups say subaru is wrong to offer an extended warranty on problematic transmissions that may cause stalling. Find detailed gas mileage information, insurance estimates, and more. They significantly improved the handling by making the body slightly wider and the interior slightly bigger. The 2015 subaru wrx is one of this years standout new performance cars. Lets face it, not all wrx buyers are diehard subaru. On the track it has plenty of go higher up in the rev range and the fivespeed manual is better suited to track driving because you make fewer gear changes, which saves seconds. The continuously variable transmission in the 2015 subaru wrx limited adds a different feel for this wrx. In late november 2017, subaru extended their cvt warranty for 1. But for example the downside about the feedback you get remains on the cvt. The cvt is actually much quicker than the manual trans, and more efficient.
Our crystal white pearl will be the topic of many videos to come. May 07, 2014 subaru australia has announced the new 2015 subaru wrx has record sales. As part of that commitment, weve made it easy to learn more about the takata airbag inflator recall the largest recall in automotive history, currently affecting vehicles across the industry and how your subaru may be impacted. Buy original manual transmission replacement parts from the subaru parts online retailer network at your next service interval and. Subaru offers a 6speed manual gearbox and a new sport lineartronic cvt in the 2018 wrx. Im considering buying a new levorg or forester xt to replace a vehicle that is becoming unreliability, on further researching it appears subaru has had some issues with the cvt gearboxes offering 10 year warranty extensions in the states on models between 2010 2015. Shop subaru wrx vehicles for sale in pasadena, md at. At the time of writing, there are two safety recalls for the 2015 subaru wrx.
By offering an extended warranty subaru is admitting it has problems with the transmission, said david friedman, a top official at the national highway traffic safety administration nhtsa from may 20 until july 2015. The 2015 subaru wrx isnt dead with a cvt, it just smells funny. Subaru will notify owners, and dealers will reprogram the driver assist system, free of charge. Problem is that i prefer manual but my wife doesnt know how or want to learn to drive a manual car. Official recalls have been issued for the 2015 subaru wrx by the nhtsa. I agree, this car is a hoot even with the cvt, a trans that actually. Debating over whether it is an unreasonable risk to safety to me raises the question. View detailed specs, features and options for the 2015 subaru wrx 4dr sdn cvt premium at u. The 2015 subaru wrx features a turbocharged fa20dit 2. Research, compare and save listings, or contact sellers directly from 16 2015 outback models in danbury. The awd systems are different between cvt and manual and the cvt is somewhere around 100 lbs heaver, something to consider.1279 227 73 1485 226 933 416 1268 434 1596 713 104 236 474 919 139 353 1461 1563 1072 441 1545 383 935 488 26 1472 1421 293 1524 1217 716 155 36 1210 1293 117 872 627 312 1289