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2016 Subaru BRZ vs. 2016 Nissan LEAF Review

Comparison Review

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

Convenience
With the Subaru BRZ you will definitely be making fewer stops at the gas station than with the Nissan LEAF, due to its larger tank size and better 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). Based on MSRP, the Subaru BRZ is clearly a better financial choice over the Nissan LEAF. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. In this case, the Subaru BRZ will cost less to deliver to the dealership than the Nissan LEAF.

Dimensions
The Subaru BRZ is about the same width as the Nissan LEAF. The Subaru BRZ is slightly shorter than the Nissan LEAF, which may make it easier to park.

Drivetrain
With its lower torque, the Subaru BRZ doesn't do as good a job transmitting power to its wheels as the Nissan LEAF.

Handling
The Subaru BRZ has a larger turning radius than the Nissan LEAF, making it slightly more difficult to maneuver in and out of tight spots.

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

Utility
The Subaru BRZ has less seating than the Nissan LEAF, making the Nissan LEAF the better choice if you need to chauffeur many passengers. The Subaru BRZ has significantly less cargo room than the Nissan LEAF, 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 Nissan LEAF.

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2016 Subaru
BRZ

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MSRP*: $25,395 - $27,690

2016 Nissan
LEAF

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MSRP*: $29,010 - $36,790
Cash Back Rebate: Visit Rebate Center Up to $4,000
Low APR Loan: As low as 1.49% As low as 0.00%
Lease Incentive: As low as 1.32% As low as 2.28%
City MPG: 22 124 - 126
Top 10 Fuel Efficient
Highway MPG: 30 --
Engine(s): Horizontal 107-hp, (electric)
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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Invoice*: $24,234 - $26,293 $27,486 - $34,843

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 do not include applicable gas taxes or destination charges.