MY17 Subaru Levorg on sale in Australia from $42,990

June 24, 2016

Subaru Australia has introduced the highly anticipated Levorg for the Australian market. It comes as the WRX wagon, also providing for those wanting a Liberty wagon.

MY17 Subaru Levorg range-Australia

The Levorg is based on the current WRX, featuring a similar body, particularly the front end, as well as a 2.0-litre turbo boxer engine producing 197kW and 350Nm. Unfortunately, all variants come with a CVT automatic transmission.

Subaru is offering three main variant grades for the new model, spanning from the 2.0 GT, to the 2.0GT-S, and the range-topping 2.0GT-S Spec B. All come with the same powertrain package.

Standard features for the base 2.0GT include multiple LCD displays on the dash, two USB ports, a boost gauge, while the GT-S gets blue stitching.

Going for the sporty Spec B brings a number of STI enhancements, including a full bodykit, 18-inch alloy wheels, front strut brace, and a rear spoiler. There’s also an STI gear lever and red start button inside.

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Subaru is calling the Levorg a spiritual successor to the old Liberty GT wagon. Speaking about the car, Nick Senior, Subaru Australia MD, said:

“The fourth generation was the most successful and endearing Liberty wagon and we’ve had many customers asking for a worthy replacement since we stopped producing it. The new Levorg is that replacement – it’s as endearing as a fourth gen, but modernised and built to take advantage of new production technology that gives heaps of internal space.”

All variants come with an ANCAP five-star safety rating. It’s on sale now, with prices starting from the following (excluding on-road costs):

2017 Subaru Levorg GT – $42,990
2017 Subaru Levorg GT-S – $48,890
2017 Subaru Levorg GT-S Spec B STI – $52,890

Brett is the editor and founder of PerformanceDrive. He's obsessed with driving, having played with Matchbox cars until he was tall enough to drive a real one. After initially working as a mechanic, Brett earned a degree in journalism and entered media as an editorial assistant at Top Gear Australia magazine. He then worked at CarAdvice. His dream is to live next door to the Nurburgring in Germany.