What is the 0-60 time for the 2016 Subaru WRX?

I’m looking into getting a sports car, and I think the 2016 Subaru WRX is within my price range. Just curious, though—what is the 0-60 for the WRX? Does it compare to other sports vehicles?

Shannon Fitzgerald · Updated on
Reviewed by Shannon Martin, Licensed Insurance Agent.
It sounds like that new sports car is coming into focus for you now! Congratulations—you’ve done your budget research, now for the fun statistics.
The 2016
Subaru WRX
generally has a 0-60 time of 5.3 seconds. However, acceleration speed varies very slightly depending on which trim level you decide to go with.
Here’s a closer look:
Quarter Mile
5.3 seconds
13.7 seconds at 99 mph
5.3 seconds
13.7 seconds at 99 mph
5.2 seconds
13.7 seconds at 99 mph
As you can see, the Limited trim will shave just a microsecond off your 0-60 time. If you’re really looking for acceleration power, you may want to consider upgrading to the
, which hits 0-60 in 4.8 seconds.
Compared with other sports cars, a 0-60 time under 5.5 seconds is fairly average. Some would even argue that anything under 6 or even 7 seconds is fast enough.
Now heavy sports car competitors like the Porsche 911 Turbo or the Lamborghini Aventador SVJ will hit 0-60 in a lightning 2.5 seconds. But considering the discomfort factor of taking off that quickly, unless you’re looking for a rollercoaster of a vehicle, a 5.3 second 0-60 time should be just fine.
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