2018 Audi A4 vs. 2018 Subaru WRX

If you are in the market for a sophisticated luxury car, then you can't overlook the 2018 Audi A4 or 2018 Subaru WRX. Auto buyers in Eastchester, New York find themselves struggling to choose between the two, so we have compared the pair of them below. Read why we feel the A4 just edges out the WRX.

Design & Style

Inside the cabin of the Subaru, there is cloth upholstery, a six-speaker audio system, satellite and HD radio, a CD player and USB inputs. The Premium WRX will add 18-inch wheels, heated front seats, and a 7-inch touchscreen, while you can upgrade to her a Harmon Kardon audio system.

The Audi's cabin has leather upholstery with heated power front seats, sitting in a tri-zone climate control. There are 17-inch wheels and automatic xenon lights, while you can upgrade to get the Audi Virtual Cockpit with its 8.3-inch display and MMI connectivity. Enjoy your favorite tunes through the 19-speaker Bang & Olufsen surround-sound audio system if you upgrade.

Technology & Safety

It is important that you always check and compare the safety and technology specifications on any motor vehicle that you are about to purchase. While some will possess standard features, you may have to pay extra to get up to date technology. With the Audi Premium A4, you get the standard set of airbags, rear-view mirror and traction control plus a forward collision mitigation system that will close windows and tighten seatbelts while warning cars before of an impending crash. You can upgrade to get blind-spot and rear-facing crash mitigation system, side assist and pre-sense rear. The WRX also has standard safety features and you can upgrade to get blind-spot monitoring and rear cross-traffic alert systems.


The Subaru WRX base model has a 2.0-liter turbocharged four-cylinder engine that pulls 268 hp and 258 lb-ft of torque, with a six-speed manual transmission and all-wheel drive. The STI model adds more power with a 2.5-liter engine that pulls 305 hp with 290 lb-ft of torque. The base model will hit 90 km/h in 5.4 seconds. The base Audi has a turbocharged 2.0-liter engine that pulls 252 hp and 273 lb-ft of torque, with six-speed manual transmission and all-wheel drive. It will hit 90 km/h in 5.3 seconds.

The Bottom Line

It is obvious that the 2018 Audi A4 is the more superior car when compared to the 2018 Subaru WRX overall. With its features, technology, and safety it outshines its competitor while driving in Audi's cabin is a pleasure. So, if you are looking for a luxury car, the A4 is the car to purchase.

Ready to Schedule an Audi A4 Test Drive Today?

If you are interested in experiencing the luxury package that the 2018 Audi A4 offers, you can test drive this stellar car with us at Classic Audi. We are located in Eastchester New York and proudly serves car buyers in the Tri-State area. Drop by our showroom today or simply call us in advance to book an Audi A4 test drive appointment.


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