5th Gen (2017 – 2018) Subaru WRX Problems

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 .

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 2017 model year which has the highest PainRank™ score in this generation.

Year Complaints Reliability PainRank (?)
2018 0
0.0
2017 4
2.34

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