2020 Subaru BRZ vs. 2020 Toyota 86 | NewCars.com

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2020 Subaru BRZ vs. 2020 Toyota 86 Review

New 2020 Subaru BRZ

2020 Subaru
BRZ

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New 2020 Toyota 86

2020 Toyota
86

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MSRP*
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$28,845 to $31,495
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$27,060 to $30,190
Invoice* $27,367 to $29,831 $25,707 to $28,681
MPG - City 20 - 21 21
MPG - Hwy 27 - 29 N/A
Engine(s) Horizontal Horizontal
Seating Capacity 4 4
Basic Warranty 3 years/36,000 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
The Subaru BRZ offers rear passengers about the same space to stretch out as the Toyota 86 with comparable rear head- and legroom in both vehicles. As far as headroom and legroom go, there's not much difference between the Subaru BRZ and the Toyota 86 in the front seats.

Convenience
You'll be making about the same number of stops at the gas station with the Subaru BRZ as you will with the Toyota 86, as they get the same number of miles per tank of gas.

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 Subaru BRZ will have less of an impact on your bank account 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. In this case, the Subaru BRZ will cost less to deliver to the dealership than the Toyota 86.

Dimensions
The Subaru BRZ is about the same width as the Toyota 86. When looking at overall length, the Subaru BRZ takes up about the same amount of space in your garage as the Toyota 86.

Drivetrain
With similar torque, the Subaru BRZ and the Toyota 86 do an equal job of transmitting their engine's power to their wheels.

Handling
The Subaru BRZ has a smaller turning radius than the Toyota 86, allowing you to more easily maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
In terms of horsepower, it's basically a tie between the Subaru BRZ and the Toyota 86.

Utility
In terms of seating you'll be able to fit the same number of people in both the Subaru BRZ and the Toyota 86. You'll be able to fit about the same amount of groceries into the Subaru BRZ as you will in the Toyota 86.

Warranty
The Subaru BRZ comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Toyota 86.