Subaru WRX vs Audi RS3 Comparison

    Subaru WRX

    Audi RS3

    2024 Subaru
    WRX
    vs
    2024 Audi
    RS3
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    How they stack...

    CarExpert Score
    CarExpert has rated other vehicles in the small category, between scores of 7.4 and 8.6.
    0.0
    NA
    8.2
    0.0
    Based on the Subaru WRX
    Based on the Audi RS3 2.5 TFSI QUATTRO CARBON EDITN
    Best suitable for...
    FunFun
    Driving the familyDriving the family
    City drivingCity driving
    Fuel Efficiency
    63L
    536 to 624 km
    55L
    451 to 457 km
    ANCAP Safety Rating
    Warranty
    5 year
    warranty
    5 year
    warranty
    MSRP
    $45,990 - $58,990
    $96,800 - $99,300
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    CarExpert's Take

    NA
    Curt Dupriez
    Journalist
    Curt Dupriez drove this car and these were their findings:
    Hits
    • Most well-rounded RS3 yet
    • Dynamite performance maintained
    • Added equipment as standard
    Misses
    • It is getting on a bit in age
    • Price rise
    • Infotainment under-baked for this money

    Standard Features

    Apple CarPlay and Android Auto
    Wireless phone charger
    Powered tailgate
    Rear air vents
    Adaptive cruise control
    Climate control
    Reversing sensors
    Reversing camera
    Autonomous emergency braking

    Optional Features

    NA
    • Alloy Wheels Special 19 Inch (+$500)
    • Black Appearance Package Plus (+$700)
    • Carbon Fibre Pack (+$6,300)
    • Carbon Package Limited (+$5,000)
    • Inlays - Carbon (+$1,900)

    Colours Available

    Colour options vary depending on the body style. The sedan offers eight colour options while the Sportswagon offers the same range of colours except for Solar Orange.

    • Crystal Black
    • Sapphire Blue
    • WR Blue
    • Magnetite Grey
    • Ignition Red
    • Ice Silver
    • Ceramic White

    Only available for the WRX Sedan:

    • Solar Orange

    Specs

    Type
    TURBO DIRECT F/INJTURBO DIRECT F/INJ
    Size (cc)
    23872480
    Size (L)
    2.4L2.5L
    Induction
    FLAT TURBO 4TURBO 5
    Camshaft
    VARIABLE DOUBLE OVERHEAD CAMDUAL OVERHEAD CAM
    Valves/Ports per Cylinder
    1620
    Power
    202kW294kW
    Power RPM
    56005600
    Torque
    350Nm500Nm
    Torque RPM
    20002250
    Bore Stroke
    --
    Compression Ratio
    10.610

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