What's Wrong with the Subaru WRX?

WRX owners have made 53 complaints to CarComplaints.com. We've listed the three most active below. Most are about the clutch (73%), followed by the transmission (9%) and the engine (5%).

Want more information about these problems? Clicking on the link will bring you over to CarComplaints.com for additional details. While you're there, add your own complaints about the WRX.

Comparing WRX Generations

Watch out for the 4th generation's (2015–2016) 10.88 PainRank™, which is the worst of 2 generations. Looking for a year-to-year comparison? We've got that too.

Generation Model Years Reliability Complaints PainRank (?)
5th Gen WRX 2017–2018
4 1.17
4th Gen WRX 2015–2016
49 10.88

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    The Worst WRX Years

    This bar chart shows the seven years with the highest complaint volume. Clicking on the year will take you to their problem pages on CarComplaints.com.