4th Gen (2015 – 2016) Subaru WRX Problems

The 4th generation of the WRX has a cumulative PainRank™ of 10.88. That can be compared against other Subaru generations. Shopping for a Subaru? You should probably steer clear of this generation.

Owners of the 2015–2016 WRX model years have sent in 49 complaints on CarComplaints.com. We've listed the three most common below. Most are about the clutch (73%) followed by the transmission (10%) and the engine (6%).

Comparing Years in This Generation

Generations are a good baseline for prediciting reliability, but there will almost always be year-to-year differences. We've calculated a reliability score for each model year within this generation, but we've based that score on how the model year compares to all Subaru model years.

Watch out for the 2015 model year which has the highest PainRank™ score in this generation.

Year Complaints Reliability PainRank (?)
2016 13
3.79
2015 36
17.96

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