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2014 Subaru BRZ vs. 2014 Toyota Prius Plug-in Review

Comparison Review


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

Convenience
With the Toyota Prius Plug-in you will definitely be making less frequent stops at the gas station than with the Subaru BRZ, 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 Subaru BRZ will have less of an impact on your bank account than the Toyota Prius Plug-in. 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 Toyota Prius Plug-in have similar Destination Charges.

Dimensions
The Subaru BRZ is a little wider than the Toyota Prius Plug-in, so getting in and out of the car in a crowded parking lot may be a little more of a squeeze. If you go with the Subaru BRZ, you'll have a much easier time finding a large enough space to park than you will with the Toyota Prius Plug-in.

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 Plug-in.

Handling
The Subaru BRZ has a larger turning radius than the Toyota Prius Plug-in, 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 Toyota Prius Plug-in. 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 Plug-in, making the Toyota Prius Plug-in the better choice if you need to chauffeur many passengers.

Warranty
The Subaru BRZ comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Toyota Prius Plug-in.

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2014 Subaru
BRZ

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MSRP*: $25,595 - $27,595
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2014 Toyota
Prius Plug-in

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MSRP*: $29,990 - $34,905
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Cash Back Rebate: Visit Rebate Center Up to $4,000
Low APR Loan: As low as 0.90% As low as 0.00%
Lease Incentive: -- As low as 0.02%
City MPG: 22 51
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*: $24,421 - $26,205 $28,791 - $33,509

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