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2016 Subaru BRZ vs. 2016 Toyota Prius c Review

Comparison Review

Comfort
Passengers in the back seat will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Toyota Prius c than the Subaru BRZ, due to its greater head- and legroom. Offering just a little more front head- and legroom than the Subaru BRZ, drivers may find the Toyota Prius c a little roomier and somewhat more comfortable.

Convenience
The Toyota Prius c 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 Toyota Prius c, 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. In this case, the Subaru BRZ will cost less to deliver to the dealership than the Toyota Prius c.

Dimensions
Since the Subaru BRZ is much wider than the Toyota Prius c, finding a wide enough spot in a parking lot may be a bit more challenging. If you go with the Subaru BRZ, you may be circling the block looking for a space large enough to park more often than with the Toyota Prius c.

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 Toyota Prius c.

Handling
The Subaru BRZ has a significantly larger turning radius than the Toyota Prius c, making it much 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 Toyota Prius c. However, something you should consider is that higher horsepower engines often command higher insurance premiums.

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

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2016 Subaru
BRZ

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

2016 Toyota
Prius c

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MSRP*: $19,560 - $24,495
Cash Back Rebate: Visit Rebate Center Up to $500
Low APR Loan: As low as 1.49% As low as 0.00%
Lease Incentive: As low as 0.72% As low as 0.02%
City MPG: 22 53
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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***** Not Tested
Frontal Crash Rating
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**** Not Tested
Side Crash Rating
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***** Not Tested
Invoice*: $24,234 - $26,293 $18,582 - $22,802

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.