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2016 Subaru WRX in Baton Rouge

The 2016 Subaru WRX in Baton Rouge is a high-performance compact sedan which is based on the all-wheel-drive Impreza. The sedan has its roots in the World Rally competition. After a complete redesign for the 2015 model, the new model offers the same heaps of performance and power as before for a moderately affordable price.

Exterior design

The high-performance 2016 Subaru WRX is only available as a five-seat sedan. Redesigned in 2015, the 2016 model retains all the sheet metal and creases from last year. The sedan features a new nose, a wider track, a deeper chin and an aggressive hood. The car also has 18-inch wheels as well as a 5-door hatchback.

Interior design

As its exterior is enriched with the innovative design, the interior design is also a story for itself. The interior has a pretty basic layout and design that has simple and very easy-to-use controls. The sedan's base audio system has also been improved with a 6.2-inch screen.

Seating in the sedan is pretty roomy and it can accommodate 5 passengers. The hatchbacks still have edges and the cargo space of 12 cubic feet has been helped further by the fold-down rear seat backs. The 2016 Subaru WRX is a driver's car hence the driving position is spot on with firm and nicely bolstered seats. In addition, the thin roof pillars provide an excellent outward visibility while the large side mirrors makes it easier to monitor conditions to the rear and sideways.

2016 Subaru WRX in Baton Rouge-Technology

From digital luxuries to a unique Subaru boxer engine, every Subaru vehicle is designed intelligently for all the right reasons. The car has the New Subaru starlink in-vehicle technology that brings Smartphone communication and entertainment to your dashboard using the available voice controls and a 7-inch in-dash touch-screen.

The car is also equipped with the Sport Lineartronic transmission feature known as SI-DRIVE. This feature allows the drivers to tailor throttle responses and shift the modes to suit the situation at hand.

The car also has Bluetooth hands-free technology which enables you to manage your audio system and phone by voice and controls found on the steering wheel. Mobiles phones which are Bluetooth-enabled can link directly through its audio system.

Furthermore, the car features the standard CFC-free automatic climate controls which allow you together with your passenger to set the temperature that you desire and then let the system do the rest.

Power trains and Performance

Subaru's 2.0-liters turbocharged, 4-cylinder engine continues to power the 2016 Subaru WRX in Baton Rouge in all 3 trim levels. Its 258 pounds-feet of torque and 268 horsepower are directed to the all-wheel-drive system via a standard 6-speed manual transmission. The car also has an optional CVT that has steering-wheel-mounted paddle shifters which let the car impersonate either a 6 or8-speed automatic engine depending on mode of driving. The WRX also offers inverted front struts that are designed for improved handling.


The WRX has features such as the extensive protection system which clearly shows that your safety has always been put at the forefront of any Subaru design.

It also has an EyeSight driver assist technology which optimizes cruise control, monitors traffic movement and also warns you when you are swaying outside your lane. The technology can even help in slowing down the car whenever danger is lurking.

The Subaru Symmetrical All-Wheel Drive system sends power to all the wheels simultaneously for maximum traction. However, in slippery conditions, the system instinctively sends power to the car wheels with the best traction which helps you to stay on the road.

The Antilock Braking System, commonly known as ABS, prevents the wheels from locking-up and helps in maintaining driver control. The EBD (electronic Brake-force Distribution) balances braking while the Brake Assist feature is capable of sensing panic-stop situations and then apply full braking force so as to help stop faster.

Cost effectiveness

The 2016 Subaru WRX in Baton Rouge is offered in 3 trims: WRX Limited, WRX Premium and the base WRX.  The WRX offers a very attractive price and it's among the most affordable ways of stepping into a car which is seriously fun to drive. 

Come test drive the exciting 2016 Subaru WRX today at Baldwin Subaru in nearby Covington, LA.  Baldwin Subaru has been serving the Baton Rouge area since 1950 and is proud to still be a family owned and operated dealership.  We can't wait to meet you and remember..."We will never try to sell you a car, but we will HELP you buy one."