The 5th generation of the WRX has a cumulative PainRank™ of 1.17. That can be compared against other Subaru generations. Shopping for a Subaru? This generation is generally a good bet.
Owners of the 2017–2018 WRX model years have sent in 4 complaints on CarComplaints.com. We've listed the three most common below. Most are about the clutch (75%) followed by the steering (25%) and the .