Compare 2020 Mazda MX-5 Miata vs 2020 Subaru BRZ vs 2020 Toyota 86

2020 Mazda MX-5 Miata
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2020 Subaru BRZ
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2020 Toyota 86
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Club Automatic
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
MX-5 Miata Club Automatic 26 35 $29,196 $30,890
MX-5 Miata Club Manual 26 34 $28,628 $30,290
MX-5 Miata Grand Touring Automatic 26 35 $30,428 $32,195
MX-5 Miata Grand Touring Manual 26 34 $29,933 $31,670
MX-5 Miata Sport Automatic 26 35 $26,400 $27,930
MX-5 Miata Sport Manual 26 34 $25,125 $26,580
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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
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Automatic
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
86 Automatic 24 32 $26,392 $27,780
86 GT Automatic 24 32 $28,415 $29,910
86 GT Manual 21 28 $28,681 $30,190
86 Hakone Edition Automatic 24 32 $29,062 $30,590
86 Hakone Edition Manual 21 28 $28,377 $29,870
86 Manual 21 28 $25,707 $27,060
Pricing
Invoice Price
$29,196
$28,270
$26,392
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$30,890
$29,945
$27,780
Monthly Payment Estimate
$515 / month
$499 / month
$463 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
6.0
5.8
5.8
TCC’s Bottom Line
Affordable fun remains the 2020 Mazda Miata’s calling card, and we can’t get enough of it. Like a featherweight champion, the 2020 Subaru BRZ proves lighter and smaller can sometimes be superior. The 2020 Toyota 86 has its flaws, but it's still a fun small sports coupe.
TCC Likes
TCC Dislikes
Fuel Economy
City
26 mpg 24 mpg 24 mpg
Highway
35 mpg 33 mpg 32 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Two-Seaters Minicompact Cars Minicompact Cars
Interior Dimensions
Passenger Capacity
2 4 4
Front Shoulder Room (in)
52.2 54.5 54.5
Front Leg Room (in)
43.1 41.9 41.9
Front Hip Room (in)
52 53.1 53.1
Front Head Room (in)
37.4 37.1 37.1
Second Leg Room (in)
- 29.9 29.9
Second Hip Room (in)
- 45.3 45.3
Second Head Room (in)
- 35 35
Passenger Volume (ft³)
- 76.5 76.5
Second Shoulder Room (in)
- 51.7 51.7
Exterior Dimensions
Height, Overall (in)
48.8 52 50.6
Track Width, Rear (in)
59.2 60.6 60.6
Wheelbase (in)
90.9 101.2 101.2
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
68.3 69.9 69.9
Track Width, Front (in)
58.9 59.8 59.8
Min Ground Clearance (in)
5.3 4.9 4.9
Length, Overall (in)
154.1 166.7 166.7
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
4.6 6.9 6.9
Brakes
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11 11.4 11.4
Brake Type
4-Wheel Disc 4-Wheel Disc 4-Wheel Disc
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11 11.6 11.6
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
11.9 13.2 13.2
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
30.8 35.4 36.1
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Tires
Front Tire Size
P205/45WR17 P215/45WR17 P215/45WR17
Spare Tire Size
NA Compact Compact
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P205/45WR17 P215/45WR17 P215/45WR17
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
2403 2840 2817
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in)
NA Compact Compact
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
17 X 7 17 X 7 17 X 7
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
NA Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
17 X 7 17 X 7 17 X 7
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
100 130 130
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- 390 390
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
151 @ 4000 151 @ 6400 151 @ 6400
Engine Order Code
NA NA NA
Displacement
2.0 L/122 2.0 L/122 2.0 L/122
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
181 @ 7000 200 @ 7000 200 @ 7000
Engine Type
Premium Unleaded I-4 Premium Unleaded H-4 Premium Unleaded H-4
Fuel System
Gasoline Direct Injection Port/Direct Injection Port/Direct Injection
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
30 27 27
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
35 33 32
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
26 24 24
Transmission
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.58 4.10 4.10
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.40 1.40 1.40
Trans Type
6 6 6
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.71 0.71 0.71
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.17 3.17 3.17
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.06 2.06 2.06
Trans Order Code
6AT NA NA
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 1.00 1.00
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD Automatic w/OD Automatic w/OD
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.58 0.58 0.58
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.54 3.54 3.54
Summary
Body Style
Convertible Coupe Coupe
Vehicle Name
Mazda MX-5 Miata Subaru BRZ Toyota 86
Suspension
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Double Wishbone Strut Strut
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link Double Wishbone Double Wishbone
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Multi-Link Double Wishbone Double Wishbone
Suspension Type - Front
Double Wishbone Strut Strut
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
5.9 6.6 6.5
Crash Test Ratings
Overall Rating
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Overall Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
-
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Driver
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Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Passenger
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Overall Side Crash Rating
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Side Barrier Rating
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Side Barrier Rating Driver
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Side Barrier Rating Passenger Rear Seat
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Side Pole Rating Driver Front Seat
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Combined Side Rating Front Seat
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Combined Side Rating Rear Seat
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Rollover Rating
-
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