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Is Subaru performance transmission a CVT?

In a brazen attempt at rebranding, Subaru now calls the CVT the “Subaru Performance Transmission (SPT)” and has given the transmission some notable upgrades. Upshifts are 30% faster and downshifts are 50% faster, and the WRX will now blip the engine to perform rev-matching downshifts under braking.

Can a CVT WRX be tuned?

Subaru’s 2020 WRX CVT is now fully supported within the COBB product line. For those interested in taking their 2020 WRX beyond the scope of our Stage Power Packages and Off The Shelf Maps, Subaru Accesstuner and Accesstuner Pro both now offer full tuning support, including COBB Custom Features.

What goes wrong with WRX?

The WRX STI has had well-documented issues with its EJ25 2.5-liter turbocharged Boxer engine. There have been a number of lawsuits over premature engine failure due to a defect that allowed contaminated oil to carry “damaging metal debris through the engines,” according to court documents.

Is a 2022 A CVT WRX?

Subaru calls the Subaru Performance Transmission, but it is basically a continuously variable transmission (CVT). Subaru says the new Subaru Performance Transmission has quick up and downshifts and makes the driving experience superior.

Can CVT handle Turbo?

1 -Yes, the 2.5 cvt can be turbo charged. Just like ANYTHING in life, if you got the green, you can do it.

How much horsepower can a Subaru CVT transmission handle?

Whenever someone mention stage tuning or any sort of performance increase on the CVT transmission, the general consense in the community is that it cannot not handle more than stock power (~268hp).

What kind of tuning do I need for my Subaru WRX?

Whether it’s our state-of-the-art Accessport ECU programmer, our exceptional bolt-on performance products, COBB Tuning has the experience, skill and attitude to turn your ride into a completely modified Subaru WRX. The COBB Stage Packages take all the guesswork out of modifying your Subaru WRX.

When did the Subaru WRX come out in the US?

This hit turned into a homerun with the WRX. Subaru called their creation the WRX which stands for World Rally eXperimental. It took the basic Impreza, slapped on a turbo, and mixed in rally inspired tech throughout. The Subaru Impreza WRX debuted in 1992 but wouldn’t be available to the US market until 10 years later for the 2002 model year.

What kind of intake does a Subaru WRX have?

The COBB SF Intake for the Subaru WRX is one of the best on the market. It checks all the boxes by adding to the aesthetic under the hood, potentially adds some horsepower, and best of all, sounds amazing! The intake is the front-line of your engine’s operations. It intakes the air and distributes it to the turbocharger.

What’s the best way to upgrade the ECU on a WRX?

The WRX Accessport is the world’s best selling, most flexible ECU upgrade solution for your WRX or STI . Simply plug this device into your car’s OBD port and you have the capability to reflash the ECU to enjoy power gains, custom features, and other improvements immediately!