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I like the look myself, but chances are you won't be able to get a good deal on one until the fall, when dealers start looking at moving inventory.

I got mine in mid-September 2016, when there were quite a few available on the lots and they were anxious to make a sale.
 

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Does anyone remember what month the 2017 wrx came out to the dealerships in the US? I'm deciding whether to just get the 2017 right now or wait a little longer to get the 2018.
I got mine late july. It was onr of the first batch of 2017s that the dealer got. Im socal. Idk when theyre gonna show up but probably around there

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might want to consider buying a 17 later when they are clearing the old inventory to make way for the 18. There could be some nice added savings there.
Of course There were a couple previous model year New cars I hoped to make a deal on when I was car shopping but the dealer just wouldn't offer up any more discount than the current model year.
 

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might want to consider buying a 17 later when they are clearing the old inventory to make way for the 18. There could be some nice added savings there.
Of course There were a couple previous model year New cars I hoped to make a deal on when I was car shopping but the dealer just wouldn't offer up any more discount than the current model year.
When i went in it was in 2016 and i was looking for a 2015 to get a good deal on and there werent any 2015s anymore, and they didnt even have any 2016s they were just waiting for the first 17s. I dont know how your dealer might be but here in LA they dont give you any kind of discount on wrx/sti. They pretty much told me from the start. All 4 dealersd i checked out, did so within the first 15 minutes of being on their lot. They get shipments of them every week or two. The dealers here were sellijg them out in two ti three days. The only ones that lasted a week or two were the sti. And every time i would go to a dealer they had between 1 and 3 in stock. Not much to choose from .... although the last couple times ive taken mine in for service theres been quite a bit of them there. Probably around 7 or 8.
The 2017 model year might be the year to get because of the newrefresh they might aactually give better deals since some people are gonna wait for the 2018s. And whatever 17s they have in the lot when the 18s arrive should sell for lower

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Well I found a website where it says that ordering for the 2018 model starts around beginning of April, does that does right?
That does, but you should look at Joe Spitz's site cars101.com and look at past years' WRX page and the NEWS & INFO section to see what has occurred.

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Orders will start to become available sometime late spring. Cars should start arriving sometime around mid to late June. There are some significant changes that have been made that would definitely be worth the 6 month wait at this point, if you ask me. Prices wont be any different than they are now in terms of being able to get deals. I've never seen any Major dealership give good deals on the WRX/STi's because they can always move them super fast.

Check out this thread: http://www.clubwrx.net/forums/tri-state/134354181-clubwrx-new-car-buying-program-its-back.html

Clayton does good stuff and if you are willing to travel for a great price then it's worth the hassle. His prices are typically unbeatable. However, he is located out of NJ at Ramsey Subaru. If you are out of state shipment can be arranged for a reasonable price. Many members have purchased from him with no issues.
 

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Does the 2018 come with a smart key? And maybe a better stock stereo system? Everything else is amazing with the car. If the 2018 had just those two things I'd wait. Otherwise everything else is very identical in terms of mechanical I hear.

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Does the 2018 come with a smart key? And maybe a better stock stereo system? Everything else is amazing with the car. If the 2018 had just those two things I'd wait. Otherwise everything else is very identical in terms of mechanical I hear.

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"WRX for 2018
With its 268-hp, 2.0-liter direct injection turbocharged BOXER engine, Symmetrical All Wheel Drive and Active Torque Vectoring, the rally-bred WRX is a performance and value benchmark in the high-performance AWD sport-compact segment. The WRX comes standard with a 6-speed manual transmission and offers an optional performance automatic transmission, the Sport Lineartronic® CVT with manual mode.

The WRX features new front and rear suspension tuning for improved steering stability and ride comfort, while retaining the car’s high cornering performance capability. Subaru significantly enhanced shifter feel for the 6-speed manual transmission, with a new synchro design and reduced friction, along with smoother clutch take-up. The WRX electric power steering (EPS) was revised to provide an even smoother, more natural feel, while integrating the steering motor and electronic control unit reduces weight.

A new optional Performance Package for the WRX Premium features Recaro 8-way power seats, red-painted brake calipers and upgraded JURID brake pads, and deletes the moonroof to reduce weight. The standard 18-inch wheels feature a bold new double-spoke design."

"Improved Usability with a Sporting Edge
The everyday usability that has contributed to WRX and STI popularity gets even better for 2018. All models feature upgraded interior materials, rear seat armrest with cup holders, redesigned interior door grips and faster remote trunk opening.

New measures that reduce unwanted noise include thicker door glass, revised door sealing and a foam-filled windshield header beam. A new, larger high-definition multi-function display (5.9-inch vs. 4.3-inch before) makes it easier to see vehicle functions at a glance. WRX Limited models feature power driver’s seat lumbar adjustment. The standard WRX adds heated exterior mirrors (already standard on others), while the WRX Premium upgrades to a SUBARU STARLINK™ 7.0” multimedia unit from the previous STARLINK 6.2” unit."
 

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How do I upgrade my 2017 to the faster remote trunk opening?


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Wait for 2018. I'd love Recaros and/or adjustable lumbar. I also wouldn't mind the extra insulation and foam. (aka: less rattle potential)
This is all fine and dandy, but I presume this will be tacked with a price tag that is right around the same price as a base STI. Only time will tell if the "performance" package will be worth the money.
 

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This is all fine and dandy, but I presume this will be tacked with a price tag that is right around the same price as a base STI. Only time will tell if the "performance" package will be worth the money.
If I had to pay, let's say $500 more for the aforementioned items, I'd gladly do it. I'll assume that's about how much the price will jump. That seems to be the usual amount on a year-to-year basis. I don't do the whole STI/WRX price comparison. If I want a WRX and not an STI with certain options, I'll just do it. I mean...I already got a WRX limited with several options...probably already got into the STI price range. It doesn't bother me because I got what I wanted. That's just how I think. :dontknow:
 

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If I had to pay, let's say $500 more for the aforementioned items, I'd gladly do it. I'll assume that's about how much the price will jump. That seems to be the usual amount on a year-to-year basis. I don't do the whole STI/WRX price comparison. If I want a WRX and not an STI with certain options, I'll just do it. I mean...I already got a WRX limited with several options...probably already got into the STI price range. It doesn't bother me because I got what I wanted. That's just how I think. :dontknow:
Well, the way you think is stupid. You non manual driving weirdo!
 
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