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2023 Subaru WRX Wagon in Malaysia – 2.4T 275 PS, CVT, EyeSight; lower cost sedan from RM285k

If you are interested in the latest SUBARUWRX but wish it was a bit more practical, maybe the wagon version is what you need. Without further ado, here’s the full collection of the new WRX Wagon, essentially a second-generation Levorg with the WRX name and powertrain.

Priced at RM285,245 on the uninsured road, the WRX Wagon is cheaper than its sedan sibling which starts at RM286,245 for the six-speed manual and tops out at RM296,245 if you want a CVT and EyeSight suite. of driver assistance systems. Each purchase comes with a 5 year/100,000 km warranty.

For the money, you get the FA24F 2.4-liter turbocharged flat-four petrol engine with 275 PS (271 hp or 202 kW) at 5,600 rpm and 375 Nm of torque. from 2,000 to 5,200 rpm. The WRX Wagon is only offered with a CVT transmission (known as the Subaru Performance Transmission) that comes with Subaru’s Symmetrical All-Wheel Drive and Active Torque Vectoring Control.

The wagon body style means you get 561 liters of trunk space instead of the sedan’s 354 liters, and that figure includes 69 liters of underfloor storage. It should be noted that the 60:40 split-folding rear bench in the WRX Wagon can either recline or fully fold down for ventilated storage space. You’ll also notice that there’s no black body cladding around the wheel arches like on the WRX sedan.

In terms of equipment, the WRX Wagon is similar to the top-end WRX sedan and comes standard with responsive LED headlights with headlight assist, 18-inch alloy wheels (with 225/45 tyres), front fog lights. and after LED, smart key. door entry and engine start, 10-way power driver’s seat, leather upholstery, dual-zone climate control with rear vents, selectable driving modes and a touchscreen infotainment system 11.6 inches with Android Auto and Apple CarPlay.

To continue, the kit list includes electronic parking brake with automatic brake hold function, seven airbags (front, side curtain and driver’s knee), automatic emergency braking, steering system Automatic emergency, automatic reverse braking as well as blind spot monitoring. The WRX wagon also comes with an eight-way power front passenger seat that the WRX sedan doesn’t have.

At this price, would you choose the WRX Wagon over its more expensive sibling? You get the same features as the WRX sedan with CVT and EyeSight, but with the added advantage of increased practicality and RM1,000 cheaper. Although here it may be referred to as the WRX Wagon, the model has other names depending on where it is sold. In Japan it is known as the Levorg, while in Australia and New Zealand it is the WRX Sportswagon and the WRX GT respectively.


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