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2015 Subaru BRZ vs. 2014 Honda Insight Review

Comparison Review

Comfort
Passengers in the back seat will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Honda Insight than the Subaru BRZ, due to its greater head- and legroom. The Honda Insight will be a favorite with taller drivers due to its greater front head- and legroom than the Subaru BRZ.

Convenience
The Honda Insight requires fewer visits to the gas station than the Subaru BRZ, making it more convenient to drive.

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). The Subaru BRZ will definitely make more of a dent in your wallet than the Honda Insight, which has a much lower MSRP. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. The Subaru BRZ and the Honda Insight have similar Destination Charges.

Dimensions
Since the Subaru BRZ is much wider than the Honda Insight, finding a wide enough spot in a parking lot may be a bit more challenging. The Subaru BRZ is slightly shorter than the Honda Insight, which may make it easier to park.

Drivetrain
Due to its much higher torque, the engine of the Subaru BRZ does a much better job of transmitting power to the wheels than the Honda Insight.

Handling
The Subaru BRZ has a smaller turning radius than the Honda Insight, allowing you to more easily maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
When it comes to horsepower, the Subaru BRZ has a much more powerful engine than the Honda Insight. However, something you should consider is that higher horsepower engines often command higher insurance premiums.

Utility
The Subaru BRZ has less seating than the Honda Insight, making the Honda Insight the better choice if you need to chauffeur many passengers. The Subaru BRZ has significantly less cargo room than the Honda Insight, which may be a concern if you do a lot of warehouse shopping.

Warranty
The Subaru BRZ comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Honda Insight.

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2015 Subaru
BRZ

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MSRP*: $25,695 - $29,490

2014 Honda
Insight

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MSRP*: $18,725 - $22,190
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Low APR Loan: As low as 1.90% --
Lease Incentive: -- As low as 3.84%
City MPG: 22 41
Top 10 Fuel Efficient
Highway MPG: 30 --
Engine(s): Horizontal Inline-4
Seating Capacity: 4 - 4 5 - 5
Basic Warranty: 3 years/36,000 miles 3 years/36,000 miles
Overall Safety Rating
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Frontal Crash Rating
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Side Crash Rating
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***** Not Tested
Invoice*: $24,514 - $27,968 $17,843 - $21,130

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