This car has been superseded by a newer model, click here to go to the latest Subaru WRX STi (14-17) review.

Parkers overall rating: 3 out of 5 3.0

Subaru WRX STi safety has not been tested by the experts at Euro NCAP but we expect that the model will receive at least a four star rating. The previous generation achieved this result so four stars should not pose too much of a problem for this new model.

Ten airbags, seat belt indicator, ABS, electronic brakeforce distribution, brake assist system, hill start assist, ISOFIX anchors, engine immobiliser and a tracking system are all included in the safety kit list.

Larger in size than the previous version, the saloon has reasonably impressive 420 litres of load space.

There is a downside, however: the rear seats in the Impreza hatch could fold down whereas the seats in the rear of the saloon are fixed so 420 litres is all you're going to get. If you need more room then you’ll have to think again.

Basic equipment

The basic equipment list includes equipment that is standard across all versions of the Subaru WRX STi (10-10).

  • 3x3 point rear seat belts
  • ABS
  • Air conditioning
  • Alarm
  • Alloy wheels
  • Audio remote
  • Body coloured bumpers
  • CD
  • Cruise control
  • Driver`s airbag
  • Electric mirrors
  • Folding rear seats
  • Front electric windows
  • Front fog lights
  • Headlight washers
  • Heated mirrors
  • Height adjustable drivers seat
  • Isofix child seat anchor points
  • Partial leather seat trim
  • PAS
  • Passenger`s airbag
  • Rear electric windows
  • Remote locking
  • Side airbags
  • Space saver spare wheel
  • Sports seats
  • Steering wheel rake adjustment
  • Steering wheel reach adjustment
  • Traction control

Equipment by trim level

To view equipment options for a specific trim level, please select from the following list:

WRX STI equipment

WRX STI standard equipment
Same as basic equipment
WRX STI optional equipment
None available