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2019 smart EQ fortwo vs. 2020 Subaru BRZ Review

New 2019 smart EQ fortwo

2019 smart
EQ fortwo

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New 2020 Subaru BRZ

2020 Subaru
BRZ

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MSRP*
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$23,900 to $26,740
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$28,845 to $31,495
Invoice* $22,347 to $25,002 $27,367 to $29,831
MPG - City 124 20 - 21
MPG - Hwy 94 27 - 29
Engine(s) 80-hp, (electric) Horizontal
Seating Capacity 2 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

Convenience
With the Subaru BRZ you will definitely be making less frequent stops at the gas station than with the smart EQ fortwo, 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 smart EQ fortwo will have less of an impact on your bank account 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 smart EQ fortwo carries a much lower Destination Charge than the Subaru BRZ.

Dimensions
Since the smart EQ fortwo 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 smart EQ fortwo, you'll have a much easier time finding a large enough space to park than you will with the Subaru BRZ.

Drivetrain
The smart EQ fortwo has much less torque than the Subaru BRZ, which generally means that it won't feel as fast or powerful.

Handling
The smart EQ fortwo has a significantly smaller turning radius than the Subaru BRZ, allowing much better maneuverability in and out of tight spots.

Performance
When it comes to horsepower, the smart EQ fortwo is significantly less powerful than the Subaru BRZ. The good news is that, reportedly, cars with lower horsepower engines often have lower insurance premiums.

Utility
The smart EQ fortwo has less seating than the Subaru BRZ, making the Subaru BRZ the better choice if you need to chauffeur many passengers.

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