Average insurance for Subaru WRX

Average insurance cost for a Subaru WRX and how it compares to other car models.

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The average comprehensive insurance policy for a Subaru WRX is $148 a month or $1,613 a year.

Your actual cost could be higher or lower depending on your driving record, the number of kilometres you drive in a year and other factors.

To determine our estimated cost, we aggregated quotes from 5 car insurance companies using the profile below.

  • 2021 Subaru WRX
  • More than 30,000 kilometres driven yearly
  • No accidents in the past five years
  • Driver located in Sydney
  • Car parked in garage at night
  • Black vehicle

About the Subaru WRX

Subaru WRX Insurance FinderThe Subaru WRX has been around since 1992 and it is currently in its fifth generation. The compact car is known for its strong engines and sharp handling. The Subaru WRX is a high-performance variant of the company's Impreza model.

Insurance companies determine the insurance cost for a Subaru WRX based on safety ratings, theft rates, replacement costs and overall damage susceptibility. Insurance rates can change based on your driving history and location. If you're considering a Subaru WRX, grab quotes from several insurance companies to find the lowest premium possible before you commit. Do your research to see if you qualify for insurance discounts.


Compare insurance providers that cover the Subaru WRX

Name Product Roadside Assistance Accidental Damage Storm Choice of Repairer Agreed or Market Value
Budget Direct Comprehensive
Optional
Optional
Agreed or Market
Finder's summary: Awarded the 2021 Finder Award for Car Insurance - Value in QLD, SA, TAS, VIC, WA and Car Insurance - Features in NSW, VIC, WA, this policy offers solid coverage at a low cost. Budget Direct's claims service has received a 4.2/5 based on nearly 5,000 customer reviews.

⭐ Current offer: Get 15% discount on first year's premium when you take out a policy online. T&Cs apply.

Who it might be good for: People who want a comprehensive policy without breaking the bank.
Youi Comprehensive
Optional
Agreed or Market
Finder's summary: Youi Comprehensive Car Insurance is one of the few providers to include roadside assistance in its policy. You'll also get access to YouiRewards which gives you discounts on furniture, parking and more. Youi also has a live chat feature on its site to talk through any questions.

Who it might be good for: People over 25 who want comprehensive cover with a focus on customer service.
Qantas Comprehensive
Optional
Optional
Agreed or Market
Finder's summary: You'll be able to choose how comprehensive you want your cover to be with optional extras like choice of repairer and the option of agreed or market value.

⭐ Current offer: Earn Qantas Points for joining and paying your premium. Sign up today and earn up to 20,000 Qantas Points (points awarded will be based on your premium). T&Cs and eligibility apply.

Who it might be good for: People who'd like to earn Qantas Points.
Coles Comprehensive
Optional
Agreed or Market
Finder's summary: With Coles comprehensive car insurance, you could earn double flybuys points at Coles supermarkets and you can get $10 off your Coles grocery bill every time you redeem 2,000 Flybuys points. If your car is damaged, you could benefit from a one-week turnaround on repairs.

⭐ Current offer: Get 10% off your first year's premium when you take out a policy online. T&Cs apply.

Who it might be good for: Coles customers and Flybuys collectors.
Huddle Black Comprehensive
Agreed or Market
Finder's summary: Huddle's black comprehensive is its cover with highest limits and exclusive benefits. It includes roadside assistance. You can also get up to $2,000 for emergency travel and accommodation and up to $30 million legal liability cover.

Who it might be good for: Someone who wants a 24/7 claims processing.
ahm Comprehensive
Optional
Both
Finder’s summary: ahm comprehensive car insurance lets you choose higher excess to reduce your premiums. Its Fixed Kilometre Plan can save you up to 30% compared to its standard comprehensive cover.

⭐ Current offer: Sign up for ahm car insurance and you'll enjoy a $50 Visa e-gift card*. Offer ends 13 Feb.

Who it might be good for: People who drive less than 15,000 km per year.
Australia Post Comprehensive
Optional
Agreed or Market
Finder's summary: Australia Post car insurance offers comprehensive cover for things like theft, fire, new for old replacement and emergency accommodation and transport. Cover also extends to anyone who uses your car, not just you.

⭐ Current offer: Get $75 off your first year’s premium when you buy online. T&Cs apply.

Who it might be good for: If multiple people use the one car and you don’t want to worry about listing all drivers.
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Random Subaru Facts

  • Subaru is a Japanese auto manufacturer founded in 1953.
  • Subaru is a well-known brand for rally racing. Since 1973, Subaru vehicles have won 47 World Rally Championships.
  • 1973 was also the year Subaru entered the Australian market.
  • Approximately 96 percent of Subaru cars that were built in the past 12 years are still working today.
  • Subaru uses a boxer engine layout in all their cars. The boxer engine makes for a safer and smoother ride.

How does the Subaru WRX compare?

Various 2021 Subaru models can range in price from $26,640. The 2021 WRX sits at the upper end of that range, with a base price of $40,990 and going all the way up to $62,440. With the average insurance rate at $1,613 per year, the annual insurance cost–to–base car price ratio is 6%.


How safe is the Subaru WRX?

The Subaru WRX earned a 5-Star overall safety rating from the Australasian New Car Assessment Program (ANCAP). It scored a perfect 16 out of 16 on its side impact crash test and a 14.85 out of 16 on its frontal offset crash test.

The most recent Subaru WRX model includes antilock brakes, blind spot monitoring and stability control.


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