2015 Subaru WRX  RealSafeCars68Safety Rating

#73 of 2015 Sedan/Hatchback/Wagons

#139 of all 2015 vehicles


Pictured: 2020 Subaru WRX
The WRX, a mainstay of Subaru's lineup since 2002, is a midsize sedan/hatchback/wagon with seating up to 5. The Subaru WRX provides superior horsepower for its class, offering great power. The WRX has offered Android Auto and Apple CarPlay since 2019. It handles mud, snow, and sand with ease with standard all-wheel drive (AWD). Subaru offers a 3-year, 36,000-mile basic warranty, and a 5-year, 60,000-mile powertrain warranty on its lineup.


The 2015 Subaru WRX is somewhat unsafe compared to all vehicles.

Comparison to all vehicles.  This plot shows RSC safety scores on the horizontal axis vs. the number of vehicles with each safety score (depicted by bar height and percentages at the bottom). Colors reflect vehicle safety, ranging from red (not that safe) to green (safer). For reference, a score of 0 implies a 0.15% chance of driver death (13% chance of driver injury) over 15 years, and a score of 100 reflects a 0.016% chance (1.4% chance of driver injury). The 2015 Subaru WRX has a score of 68, implying a 0.058% chance of driver death (5.2% chance of injury).

We estimate that the 2015 Subaru WRX has a vehicle lifetime fatality chance of 0.0582% and a vehicle lifetime injury chance of 6.6443%, meaning the average driver has a 0.0582% chance of dying in an accident if they drive the car under regular conditions for fifteen years, and a 6.6443% chance of being injured.

Compared to the average vehicle, the 2015 Subaru WRX is 21% more likely to result in a fatal accident. Compared to other sedans, hatchbacks, and wagons, the 2015 Subaru WRX is 13% more likely to result in a fatal accident.


And it is less safe than many comparable cars.

8857Mazda 5Subaru WRXBuick VeranoBuick LaCrosseFord MustangVolkswagen TiguanBMW X1Toyota VenzaBuick RegalJeep CherokeeKia SportageKia SorentoComparison to similar models.  This plot compares the RSC rating of the 2015 Subaru WRX with its main competition. Models are plotted on a scale from 57 to 88. The 2015 Subaru WRX is safer than the 2015 Mazda 5 and less safe than the 2015 Buick Verano, the 2015 Buick LaCrosse, the 2015 Ford Mustang, the 2015 Volkswagen Tiguan, the 2015 Kia Sorento, the 2015 Kia Sportage, the 2015 Jeep Cherokee, the 2015 Buick Regal, the 2015 Toyota Venza, and the 2015 BMW X1.

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