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Experience the Rush: The 2017 Subaru WRX in-depth review

At CarSmart in Farmington, your local source for pre-owned excellence, we’re excited to take you on a riveting journey into the heart of performance sedans with our comprehensive review of the 2017 Subaru WRX. This isn’t just a car; it’s a pulse-pounding legacy on wheels that infuses the raw thrill of rally sport into every drive around Missouri's scenic routes, from Fredericktown to Festus.


2017 Subaru WRX at CarSmart Of Farmington

Power Meets Precision: The WRX's Engine and Handling

Underneath the hood of the 2017 Subaru WRX lies a beast: a turbocharged 2.0-liter BOXER engine roaring with 268 horsepower. This powerplant is an adrenaline factory, ready to deliver a rush of excitement with its turbocharged gusto. Opt for the classic six-speed manual transmission for a hands-on thrill, or the available CVT for a smooth yet stirring ride.

The symphony of handling this sedan orchestrates is no less than a masterpiece, thanks to Subaru's rich rally lineage. The WRX doesn't just navigate curves; it owns them. With an all-wheel-drive system that grips the road with ferocious tenacity, it invites drivers from Hillsboro to De Soto to command every corner with newfound zeal.

Driver-Centric Design: Step Inside the 2017 Subaru WRX

The 2017 WRX welcomes you into a driver-focused cabin where functionality reigns. Controls are meticulously arranged for ease of use, ensuring that your focus remains on the exhilarating journey ahead. In the higher trims, sport seats await to embrace and support you, providing comfort that endures even the most spirited of drives.

The WRX surprises with ample space, defying the typical performance sedan mold. Boasting a trunk with 12 cubic feet of space, it's prepared to accommodate the diverse lifestyles of drivers from Park Hills to Ste Genevieve, balancing thrill-seeking with practical living.

Tech and Connectivity: Your Command Center

Subaru's Starlink infotainment system, centered around a 6.2-inch touchscreen, becomes your gateway to a connected world. Upgrade to the 7.0-inch display, and you’ll have navigation and a premium Harman Kardon sound system at your disposal, ensuring the 2017 WRX is as smart and connected as it is wildly fun to drive.


CarSmart Pro Tip Of The Day

Maximizing Convenience and Efficiency In today’s automotive world, convenience and efficiency are more than just luxuries—they're essentials. That's why we at CarSmart are thrilled to share tips on features like Keyless Start and smart fuel practices that can transform your driving experience, especially when you're behind the wheel of a pre-owned Subaru vehicle. Picture this: You're approaching your Subaru WRX Premium, arms full of groceries. With Keyless Start, there's no fumbling for keys. A simple touch, and you're ready to ignite the engine and indulge in the swift, responsive drive that only a Subaru can offer. But let's talk efficiency—fuel efficiency, to be precise. Models like the Subaru WRX STI may pack a punch with their performance, but they don't skimp on economy. With MPG ranging from 28-36, depending on driving conditions and maintenance, your fuel type matters. Opting for the right fuel not only ensures peak performance but also maximizes your mileage, keeping your adventures long and your stops at the pump infrequent. And while we're on the subject of smart technology, let's not overlook the convenience of auto locks. This feature ensures that your pre-owned Subaru vehicle remains secure, giving you peace of mind whether you're parked in Farmington or venturing out to the further reaches of Missouri. Remember, whether you're considering the sporty flair of a Subaru WRX Premium or the unmatched power of a WRX STI, features like Keyless Start and auto locks, combined with smart fuel habits, bring a level of ease and efficiency to your daily drive that is both enjoyable and economically savvy. Stay tuned for more Pro Tips from CarSmart, where we blend automotive insight with consumer care, ensuring every drive is as informed as it is exhilarating.


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Commitment to Safety: The Subaru Promise

Performance doesn’t push safety to the backseat here. The WRX is armed with an array of safety features, shielding you with Subaru’s dedication to protection. For a deep dive into its safety accolades, we encourage a look at the NHTSA and IIHS crash-test results, showcasing the vehicle's commitment to keeping you secure.

The 2017 WRX: More Than a Sedan, It's a Lifestyle

The 2017 Subaru WRX transcends the sedan category, it’s an experience. It dares you to unleash your inner racer while never neglecting the necessities of comfort, safety, and daily functionality.

Here at CarSmart Of Farmington, we’re not just selling a car; we’re offering an invitation to indulge in a love affair with the road. With expertise that covers every twist and turn, our team is dedicated to ensuring you find that perfect balance of fiery performance and practicality. Embrace the opportunity to explore the 2017 WRX and the full Subaru heritage with us—where the spirit of rally racing and the demands of Missouri driving converge.

Ready for an adventure in automotive excellence? Reach out to us at CarSmart, your trusted dealership in the heart of Farmington. Let’s discuss why the Subaru WRX remains an emblematic force of rally-inspired excitement and how it continues to captivate drivers across Fredericktown, Ste Genevieve, Bonne Terre, and beyond.


Financing for Dreams, Warranties for Confidence

At CarSmart Of Farmington, we believe that the road to owning your dream car should be as smooth as the ride itself. That's why we offer flexible financing solutions tailored for all credit situations. Whether you're navigating through hills of Hillsboro or the plains of Park Hills, we stand by you with financial support that turns the car-buying journey from a dream into reality. Beyond the thrill of securing the keys to your preferred vehicle, we also provide a blanket of security for your peace of mind. Most of our vehicles, a decade young or newer and with less than 100,000 miles on the odometer, come with a FREE Lifetime Powertrain Warranty. This isn't just a warranty; it's a lifelong pact of trust and quality between us and every driver we serve from Festus to Fredericktown.


Inside 2017 Subaru WRX at CarSmart

Your Dream Car Awaits – Even If It's Not on the Lot

Concerned about not spotting a 2017 Subaru WRX in our current selection? Let those worries slip away. CarSmart has a vast network, stretching from the spirited streets of Ste Genevieve to the bustling roads of Bonne Terre and beyond. Our deep-rooted connections with dealers and auctions nationwide empower us to go above and beyond to locate the very vehicle you're searching for.

There's no need to settle. With our dedicated team, the pursuit of your ideal car doesn't end at our lot. It starts with a conversation, a dedication to understand your desires, and a relentless pursuit to fulfill them.

Take the Wheel: Your Automotive Adventure Begins Here

The path to your next automotive adventure is just a click away. We invite you to explore our diverse and carefully curated inventory by visiting the CarSmart website. Dive into a world where quality meets care, where every car is more than a machine—it's a promise of joy, a vessel for memories, and a step towards the future. Don't let the journey stop here. Visit our website now, discover the exceptional selection of premium vehicles awaiting you, and experience the CarSmart difference where every drive is a dream realized, and every customer is family.

Step into the driver's seat of opportunity — Your car is waiting.


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About The Author:

Kevin Schingeck, born and raised in the heart of Missouri, has established himself as a trusted authority in automotive sales and financing over an illustrious 13-year career. As the General Manager of both our Farmington and Jackson, Missouri locations, Kevin's extensive knowledge extends beyond just sales, excelling in connecting customers with ideal financing solutions tailored to their needs. His knack for pairing clients with the right lenders stems from a rich blend of local insights and industry expertise. For anyone seeking comprehensive guidance in the realm of vehicle sales and financing, Kevin's unparalleled experience and leadership at our dual locations stand as a testament to his dedication and proficiency.

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