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2020 Lexus RC 350 vs. 2020 Subaru BRZ Review

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2020 Lexus
RC 350

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2020 Subaru

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$44,225 to $50,905
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$28,845 to $31,495
Invoice* $41,130 to $47,341 $27,367 to $29,831
MPG - City 19 - 20 20 - 21
MPG - Hwy 26 - 28 27 - 29
Engine(s) V-6 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

Passengers in the back seat will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Subaru BRZ than the Lexus RC 350, due to its greater head- and legroom. The Lexus RC 350 will be a favorite with taller drivers due to its greater front head- and legroom than the Subaru BRZ.

The Lexus RC 350 will require fewer stops at the gas station than the Subaru BRZ, making it more convenient to drive.

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 Lexus RC 350 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 Lexus RC 350 is much higher than that for the Subaru BRZ.

Since the Lexus RC 350 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 Lexus RC 350, you may be circling the block looking for a space large enough to park more often than with the Subaru BRZ.

Due to its much higher torque, the engine of the Lexus RC 350 does a much better job of transmitting power to the wheels than the Subaru BRZ.

The Lexus RC 350 has about the same turning radius as the Subaru BRZ, allowing equal maneuverability in and out of tight spots.

When it comes to horsepower, the Lexus RC 350 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.

In terms of seating you'll be able to fit the same number of people in both the Lexus RC 350 and the Subaru BRZ. With its significantly greater cargo capacity, the Lexus RC 350 will be able to haul more equipment or luggage than the Subaru BRZ.

You'll have greater peace of mind with the more generous basic warranty of the Lexus RC 350 than that of the Subaru BRZ.