Subaru WRX vs Kia Cerato Comparison

    Subaru WRX

    Kia Cerato

    2024 Subaru
    WRX
    vs
    2024 Kia
    Cerato
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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.
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    7.5
    0.0
    Based on the Subaru WRX
    Based on the Kia Cerato S SAFETY PACK
    Best suitable for...
    FunFun
    City drivingCity driving
    Fuel Efficiency
    63L
    536 to 624 km
    50L
    340 to 370 km
    ANCAP Safety Rating
    Warranty
    5 year
    warranty
    7 year
    warranty
    MSRP
    $45,990 - $58,990
    $27,060 - $36,860
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    CarExpert's Take

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    Mike Costello
    Senior Contributor
    Mike Costello drove this car and these were their findings:
    Hits
    • Seven-year warranty
    • Ample metal for the money
    • Unexpectedly agile handling adds some interest
    Misses
    • Tyre roar evident on highways
    • Four-star ANCAP rating unless fitted with option pack
    • Smaller touchscreen than other grades

    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
    • Premium Paint (+$520)

    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

    The Cerato range is available in nine finishes:

    • Clear White
    • Snow White Pearl*
    • Mineral Blue*
    • Silky Silver*
    • Horizon Blue*
    • Steel Grey*
    • Runway Red*
    • Platinum Graphite*
    • Aurora Black*

    *Premium paint adds $520

    Specs

    Type
    TURBO DIRECT F/INJMULTI POINT F/INJ, TUR GASOLINE DIR INJ
    Size (cc)
    23871591 - 1999
    Size (L)
    2.4L2.0L, 1.6L
    Induction
    FLAT TURBO 4INLINE 4, TURBO 4
    Camshaft
    VARIABLE DOUBLE OVERHEAD CAMVARIABLE DOUBLE OVERHEAD CAM, DUAL OVERHEAD CAM
    Valves/Ports per Cylinder
    1616
    Power
    202kW112kW - 150kW
    Power RPM
    56006000 - 6200
    Torque
    350Nm192Nm - 265Nm
    Torque RPM
    20001500 - 4000
    Bore Stroke
    --
    Compression Ratio
    10.610 - 10.3

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