2020 BMW 230 vs. 2020 Toyota 86 | NewCars.com

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2020 BMW 230 vs. 2020 Toyota 86 Review

New 2020 BMW 230

2020 BMW
230

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New 2020 Toyota 86

2020 Toyota
86

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MSRP*
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$35,300 to $37,300
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$27,060 to $30,190
Invoice* $33,330 to $35,190 $25,707 to $28,681
MPG - City 21 - 24 21
MPG - Hwy 31 - 32 N/A
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 Toyota 86. The BMW 230 will be a favorite with taller drivers due to its greater front head- and legroom than the Toyota 86.

Convenience
The BMW 230 will require fewer stops at the gas station than the Toyota 86, 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 Toyota 86. 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 Toyota 86.

Dimensions
The BMW 230 is about the same width as the Toyota 86. 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 Toyota 86.

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 Toyota 86.

Handling
The BMW 230 has about the same turning radius as the Toyota 86, allowing equal maneuverability in and out of tight spots.

Performance
When it comes to horsepower, the BMW 230 is somewhat more powerful than the Toyota 86.

Utility
In terms of seating you'll be able to fit the same number of people in both the BMW 230 and the Toyota 86. With its significantly greater cargo capacity, the BMW 230 will be able to haul more equipment or luggage than the Toyota 86.

Warranty
You'll have greater peace of mind with the more generous basic warranty of the BMW 230 than that of the Toyota 86.