The Ford Mustang and Chevrolet Camaro are classic muscle cars--or pony cars, at least.
Because of their heavier, higher-power natures, the Mustang and Camaro are very different in their driving experience, though both can be very fun and rewarding.
The Nissan 370Z blends some of the FR-S's agility with some of the muscle cars' brawn to yield an fun and unique mix that's almost more affordable grand-tourer than anything else.
Mazda's MX-5 Miata is even lighter (and less powerful) than the Scion FR-S, and while its agility and fun factor are at least as high as the Scion's, the MX-5 is showing its age, while the FR-S is the up-and-comer.
Subaru's BRZ is a twin to the FR-S, with only slight tweaks to suspension calibration and small appearance differences separating the two.
The best reason to buy a BRZ instead of an FR-S is to have factory navigation built-in.
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|2014 Scion FR-SBrowse Used Listings||2014 Chevrolet CamaroBrowse Used Listings||2014 Ford MustangBrowse Used Listings||2014 Mazda MX-5 MiataBrowse Used Listings||2014 Nissan 370ZBrowse Used Listings||2014 Subaru BRZBrowse Used Listings|
|22 MPG City / 34 MPG Hwy||13 MPG City / 28 MPG Hwy||15 MPG City / 29 MPG Hwy||21 MPG City / 28 MPG Hwy||17 MPG City / 26 MPG Hwy||22 MPG City / 34 MPG Hwy|
|Premium Unleaded H-4||Gas V6||Regular Unleaded V-6||Premium Unleaded I-4||Premium Unleaded V-6||Premium Unleaded H-4|
|Minicompact Cars||Compact||Subcompact Cars||Two-Seaters||Two-Seaters||Minicompact Cars|
|2-Door Coupe Manual (GS)||2-Door Coupe LS w/1LS||2-Door Coupe V6||2-Door Convertible Manual Sport||2-Door Coupe Manual||2-Door Coupe Manual Premium|
|Rear Wheel Drive||Rear wheel drive||Rear Wheel Drive||Rear Wheel Drive||Rear Wheel Drive||Rear Wheel Drive|
|Manual w/OD||Manual||Manual w/OD||Manual w/OD||Manual w/OD||Manual w/OD|
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|2014 Scion FR-S vs. 2014 Chevrolet Camaro||2014 Scion FR-S vs. 2014 Ford Mustang||2014 Scion FR-S vs. 2014 Mazda MX-5 Miata||2014 Scion FR-S vs. 2014 Nissan 370Z||2014 Scion FR-S vs. 2014 Subaru BRZ|