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2017 smart fortwo electric drive vs. 2018 Subaru BRZ Review

Comparison Review

Convenience
With the Subaru BRZ you will definitely be making less frequent stops at the gas station than with the smart fortwo electric drive, due to its tank size and fuel economy.

Cost
There are a lot of factors to consider when calculating the overall cost of a vehicle. The main consideration is Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price (MSRP). When looking only at MSRP, the smart fortwo electric drive will have less of an impact on your bank account than the Subaru BRZ. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. The smart fortwo electric drive carries a much lower Destination Charge than the Subaru BRZ.

Drivetrain
The smart fortwo electric drive has much less torque than the Subaru BRZ, which generally means that it won't feel as fast or powerful.

Handling
The smart fortwo electric drive has a significantly smaller turning radius than the Subaru BRZ, allowing much better maneuverability in and out of tight spots.

Performance
When it comes to horsepower, the smart fortwo electric drive is significantly less powerful than the Subaru BRZ. The good news is that, reportedly, cars with lower horsepower engines often have lower insurance premiums.

Utility
The smart fortwo electric drive has less seating than the Subaru BRZ, making the Subaru BRZ the better choice if you need to chauffeur many passengers.

Warranty
You'll have greater peace of mind with the more generous basic warranty of the smart fortwo electric drive than that of the Subaru BRZ.

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2017 smart
fortwo electric drive

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MSRP*: $23,800 - $26,640

2018 Subaru
BRZ

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MSRP*: $25,595 - $33,495
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City MPG: 124 21
Highway MPG: 94 N/A
Engine(s): 80-hp, (electric) Horizontal
Seating Capacity: 2 4
Basic Warranty: 4 years/50,000 miles 3 years/36,000 miles
Invoice*: $22,134 - $24,775 $24,421 - $31,690

Days On Lot: Comparing Ease of Negotiation

Days on Lot measures the average number of days a model sits on a dealer's lot before it's sold. This is one predictor of a dealer's willingness to negotiate.

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*MSRP and Invoice prices displayed are for educational purposes only, do not reflect the actual selling price of a particular vehicle, and do not include applicable gas taxes or destination charges.