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2020 BMW 230 vs. 2020 Subaru BRZ Review

New 2020 BMW 230

2020 BMW
230

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New 2020 Subaru BRZ

2020 Subaru
BRZ

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MSRP*
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$35,300 to $37,300
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$28,845 to $31,495
Invoice* $33,330 to $35,190 $27,367 to $29,831
MPG - City 21 - 24 20 - 21
MPG - Hwy 31 - 32 27 - 29
Engine(s) Inline-4 Horizontal
Seating Capacity 4 4
Basic Warranty 4 years/50,000 miles 3 years/36,000 miles

*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.

Comparison Review

Comfort
Due to its greater rear head- and legroom, backseat passengers will be able to stretch out a lot more in the BMW 230 than the Subaru BRZ. The BMW 230 will be a favorite with taller drivers due to its greater front head- and legroom than the Subaru BRZ.

Convenience
The BMW 230 will require fewer stops at 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 BMW 230 is somewhat more expensive 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 BMW 230 will cost more in transportation costs than the Subaru BRZ.

Dimensions
The BMW 230 is about the same width as the Subaru BRZ. For some people, bigger is better. If that's the case for you, then you'll be happier with the BMW 230, which is slightly longer than the Subaru BRZ.

Drivetrain
Due to its much higher torque, the engine of the BMW 230 does a much better job of transmitting power to the wheels than the Subaru BRZ.

Handling
The BMW 230 has about the same turning radius as the Subaru BRZ, allowing equal maneuverability in and out of tight spots.

Performance
When it comes to horsepower, the BMW 230 is somewhat more powerful than the Subaru BRZ.

Utility
In terms of seating you'll be able to fit the same number of people in both the BMW 230 and the Subaru BRZ. With its significantly greater cargo capacity, the BMW 230 will be able to haul more equipment or luggage than the Subaru BRZ.

Warranty
You'll have greater peace of mind with the more generous basic warranty of the BMW 230 than that of the Subaru BRZ.