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2020 Mazda MX-5 Miata
2020 Subaru BRZ
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2020 Mazda MX-5 Miata
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Limited Automatic
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
BRZ Limited Automatic 24 33 $28,270 $29,945
BRZ Limited Manual 21 29 $27,367 $28,845
BRZ tS Manual 20 27 $29,831 $31,495
Pricing
Invoice Price
N/A
$28,270
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$26,580
$29,945
Monthly Payment Estimate
N/A
$499 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
5.8
TCC’s Bottom Line
Like a featherweight champion, the 2020 Subaru BRZ proves lighter and smaller can sometimes be superior.
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Fuel Economy
City
- 24 mpg
Highway
- 33 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
- Minicompact Cars
Interior Dimensions
Passenger Capacity
- 4
Second Leg Room (in)
- 29.9
Front Head Room (in)
- 37.1
Second Hip Room (in)
- 45.3
Front Shoulder Room (in)
- 54.5
Second Head Room (in)
- 35
Passenger Volume (ft³)
- 76.5
Second Shoulder Room (in)
- 51.7
Front Leg Room (in)
- 41.9
Front Hip Room (in)
- 53.1
Exterior Dimensions
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
- 69.9
Track Width, Front (in)
- 59.8
Min Ground Clearance (in)
- 4.9
Length, Overall (in)
- 166.7
Height, Overall (in)
- 52
Track Width, Rear (in)
- 60.6
Wheelbase (in)
- 101.2
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
- 6.9
Brakes
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
- NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
- Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
- 11.6
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
- NA
Brake ABS System
- 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
- Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
- 11.4
Brake Type
- 4-Wheel Disc
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
- 13.2
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
- 35.4
Steering Type
- Rack-Pinion
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code
- NA
Front Tire Size
- P215/45WR17
Spare Tire Size
- Compact
Front Tire Order Code
- NA
Spare Tire Order Code
- NA
Rear Tire Size
- P215/45WR17
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
- 2840
Wheels
Spare Wheel Material
- Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
- 17 X 7
Spare Wheel Size (in)
- Compact
Rear Wheel Material
- Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
- 17 X 7
Front Wheel Material
- Aluminum
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- 390
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
- 130
Engine
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
- 200 @ 7000
Engine Type
- Premium Unleaded H-4
Fuel System
- Port/Direct Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
- 151 @ 6400
Engine Order Code
- NA
Displacement
- 2.0 L/122
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
- 33
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
- 24
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
- 27
Transmission
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
- 0.71
Trans Description Cont. Again
- NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
- 3.17
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
- 2.06
Trans Order Code
- NA
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
- 1.00
Trans Description Cont.
- Automatic w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
- 0.58
First Gear Ratio (:1)
- 3.54
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
- 4.10
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
- 1.40
Trans Type
- 6
Drivetrain
- Rear Wheel Drive
Summary
Body Style
- Coupe
Vehicle Name
- Subaru BRZ
Suspension
Suspension Type - Front
- Strut
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
- Strut
Suspension Type - Rear
- Double Wishbone
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
- Double Wishbone
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
- 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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