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2021 Dodge Challenger vs. 2020 Subaru BRZ Review

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2021 Dodge
Challenger

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2020 Subaru
BRZ

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MSRP*
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$28,870 to $59,570
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$28,845 to $31,495
Invoice* $28,447 to $57,981 $27,367 to $29,831
MPG - City 13 - 19 20 - 21
MPG - Hwy 21 - 30 27 - 29
Engine(s) V-6, V-8 Horizontal
Seating Capacity 5 4
Basic Warranty 3 years/36,000 miles 3 years/36,000 miles
Overall Safety Rating** ***** Not Tested
Frontal Crash Rating** **** Not Tested
Side Crash Rating** ***** Not Tested

**Vehicle crash and safety data is provided by NHTSA, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. The NHTSA testing was established by Congress to reduce highway deaths and injuries.

*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 Dodge Challenger than the Subaru BRZ. The Dodge Challenger will be a favorite with taller drivers due to its greater front head- and legroom than the Subaru BRZ.

Convenience
The Dodge Challenger 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 Dodge Challenger will definitely make more of a dent in your wallet than the Subaru BRZ, 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. The Destination Charge for the Dodge Challenger is much higher than that for the Subaru BRZ.

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

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

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

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

Utility
The Dodge Challenger offers greater seating capacity than the Subaru BRZ, making it a better choice for those who find themselves chauffeuring others around.

Warranty
The Dodge Challenger comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Subaru BRZ.