What is the difference between 2011 WRX and STI?

The 2011 WRX continues to get a 265-horsepower, 2.5-liter horizontally opposed (boxer) four-cylinder engine and five-speed manual transmission, with viscous-differential all-wheel drive, while the STI gets a 305-horsepower, 2.5-liter turbocharged boxer four, six-speed manual transmission and an all-wheel-drive system …

How can you tell the difference between a 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.

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 motor is in a 2011 WRX STI?

2.5L
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2011 Subaru Impreza WRX STI Sedan
Base price $34,720
Drivetrain Front-engine, AWD, 5-pass, 4-door sedan
Engine 2.5L/305-hp/290-lb-ft turbocharged DOHC 16-valve flat-4
Transmission 6-speed manual

What Turbo is in the 2011 STI?

Under the hood is Subaru’s trusty 2.5-liter Boxer flat-four, turbocharged to the tune of 305 horsepower and 290 pound-feet of torque.

How much faster is an STI than a WRX?

Subaru WRX vs. STI Comparison

Specification WRX STI
Width w/o Mirrors 71 in. 71 in.
HP @ RPM 268 @ 5600 310 @ 6000
0-60 MPH 5.5s 5.3s
Top Speed 144 mph 159 mph

Is a WRX better than an STI?

The STI is clearly the better performer, but it can cost over $14,000 more than the WRX. The base WRX is an excellent performance car at a great price. If you need a few more comfort and convenience features, upgrading to Premium or even Limited trim won’t break your wallet.

Is the WRX STI reliable?

The Subaru WRX STI Reliability Rating is 2.5 out of 5.0, which ranks it 36th out of 36 for compact cars. The average annual repair cost is $758 which means it has average ownership costs.

What transmission does a 2011 STI have?

six-speed manual transmission
Unlike the Mitsubishi Evo, which pairs its high-grade Evo MR with a six-speed dual-clutch gearbox, Subaru once again keeps it simple by solely offering a six-speed manual transmission in the STI.

Is the 2011 Subaru WRX STI a budget car?

Subaru has managed to sharpen both the WRX and the WRX STI for 2011, but in different ways. The base WRX now wears a body befitting a budget performance heathen while the mighty WRX STI has been given some much needed focus for the first time in years.

What’s the difference between the 2010 and 2011 STI?

We drove both the 2010 and 2011 STI around a tight road course, and the company’s engineering work immediately came to light between the two vehicles. While the 2010 model tended to rely more on the tires to supply grip under more aggressive driving, the 2011 seemed to make better use of the whole chassis.

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.

What’s the price of a new Subaru WRX?

The base WRX will set you back at around $25,495 for both the four-door and five-door trims, but if you find yourself needing that extra bit of kick in the pants, the WRX STI sedan will hit your checkbook for $33,995 while the five door will cost $35,995.