Compare 2019 Mazda MX-5 Miata vs 2019 Subaru BRZ

2019 Mazda MX-5 Miata
2019 Subaru BRZ
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30th Anniversary Automatic
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
MX-5 Miata 30th Anniversary Automatic 26 35 $33,545 $35,495
MX-5 Miata 30th Anniversary Manual 26 34 $33,073 $34,995
MX-5 Miata Club Automatic 26 35 $28,534 $30,190
MX-5 Miata Club Manual 26 34 $27,968 $29,590
MX-5 Miata Grand Touring Automatic 26 35 $30,107 $31,855
MX-5 Miata Grand Touring Manual 26 34 $29,093 $30,780
MX-5 Miata Sport Automatic 26 35 $25,597 $27,080
MX-5 Miata Sport Manual 26 34 $24,322 $25,730
MX-5 Miata RF 30th Anniversary Automatic 26 35 $35,907 $37,995
MX-5 Miata RF 30th Anniversary Manual 26 34 $35,528 $37,595
MX-5 Miata RF Club Automatic 26 35 $31,136 $32,945
MX-5 Miata RF Club Manual 26 34 $30,569 $32,345
MX-5 Miata RF Grand Touring Automatic 26 35 $32,519 $34,410
MX-5 Miata RF Grand Touring Manual 26 34 $31,504 $33,335
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Limited Automatic
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
BRZ Limited Automatic 24 33 $28,084 $29,745
BRZ Limited Manual 21 29 $27,181 $28,645
BRZ Premium Manual 21 29 $24,607 $25,795
BRZ Series.Gray Manual 21 29 $28,571 $30,140
Pricing
Invoice Price
$33,545
$28,084
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$35,495
$29,745
Monthly Payment Estimate
$592 / month
$496 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
6.0
5.3
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2019 Mazda MX-5 keeps the crown of “affordable and fun” with a more potent engine this year. The 2019 Subaru BRZ is a lightweight two-seater coupe that’s proof power and performance aren’t directly proportional.
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Fuel Economy
City
26 mpg 24 mpg
Highway
35 mpg 33 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Two-Seaters Minicompact Cars
Interior Dimensions
Front Leg Room (in)
43.1 41.9
Front Hip Room (in)
52 53.1
Front Head Room (in)
37.4 37.1
Passenger Capacity
2 4
Front Shoulder Room (in)
52.2 54.5
Second Head Room (in)
- 35
Passenger Volume (ft³)
- 76.5
Second Shoulder Room (in)
- 51.7
Second Leg Room (in)
- 29.9
Second Hip Room (in)
- 45.3
Exterior Dimensions
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
68.3 69.9
Track Width, Front (in)
58.9 59.8
Min Ground Clearance (in)
5.3 4.9
Length, Overall (in)
154.1 166.7
Height, Overall (in)
48.8 52
Track Width, Rear (in)
59.2 60.6
Wheelbase (in)
90.9 101.2
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
4.6 6.9
Brakes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11 11.4
Brake Type
4-Wheel Disc 4-Wheel Disc
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11 11.6
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
11.9 13.2
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
30.8 35.4
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P205/45WR17 P215/45WR17
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P205/45WR17 P215/45WR17
Spare Tire Size
NA Compact
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
2386 2840
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in)
17 X 7 17 X 7
Front Wheel Material
Forged Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
NA Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
17 X 7 17 X 7
Spare Wheel Size (in)
NA Compact
Rear Wheel Material
Forged Aluminum Aluminum
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
100 130
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- 390
Engine
Engine Type
Premium Unleaded I-4 Premium Unleaded H-4
Fuel System
Gasoline Direct Injection Port/Direct Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
151 @ 4000 151 @ 6400
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
2.0 L/122 2.0 L/122
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
181 @ 7000 200 @ 7000
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
35 33
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
26 24
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
30 27
Transmission
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.17 3.17
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.06 2.06
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 1.00
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD Automatic w/OD
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.58 0.58
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.54 3.54
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.58 4.10
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.40 1.40
Trans Type
6 6
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.71 0.71
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Summary
Vehicle Name
Mazda MX-5 Miata Subaru BRZ
Body Style
Convertible Coupe
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link Double Wishbone
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Multi-Link Double Wishbone
Suspension Type - Front
Double Wishbone Strut
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Double Wishbone Strut
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
5.8 6.5
Crash Test Ratings
Overall Rating
- --
Overall Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
-
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Driver
-
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Passenger
-
Overall Side Crash Rating
- --
Side Barrier Rating
- --
Side Barrier Rating Driver
- --
Side Barrier Rating Passenger Rear Seat
- --
Side Pole Rating Driver Front Seat
- --
Combined Side Rating Front Seat
- --
Combined Side Rating Rear Seat
- --
Rollover Rating
-

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