Subaru BRZ vs Subaru Impreza WRX Compare price, expert/user reviews, mpg, engines, safety, cargo capacity and other specs at a glance.

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2019 Subaru BRZ
Limited RWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$30,017
8 listings nationwide

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2014 Subaru Impreza WRX
Base
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$17,732
46 listings nationwide

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Expert Reviews Reviews from CarGurus experts.

2019 Subaru BRZ
Limited RWD
Kyree Williams Preview:

The Subaru BRZ hit the scene for 2013 as an entry-level sports coupe that valued balance and good handling over speed. In its seven-year tenure, it has maintained that position, gettin...

2014 Subaru Impreza WRX
Base
Michael Perkins Preview:

It’s never easy coming to the end of an era, especially one that should’ve ended already. With the WRX, everyone expected to see a new version by now. The Impreza upon which it’s based...

User Reviews Reviews from CarGurus users who have driven or owned the car.

2019 Subaru BRZ
Limited RWD
5
writes:
The car does not live up to expectations. It is underpowered and does not give you the feeling of response. ...
Handling Ranked 2019 Toyota 86 better.
"The Subaru has terrible understeer"
Would Buy Ranked 2019 Toyota 86 better.
"The Subaru disapoints in many areas."
2014 Subaru Impreza WRX
Base
writes:
I chose the car because of AWD and the performance of the car.
writes:
Great cargo capacity, the back seats are able to fold down too, and overall comfort of the car is a 10 for me....
writes:
power, four wheel drive, resale value

Specs

2019 Subaru BRZ
Limited RWD
2014 Subaru Impreza WRX
Base
Powertrain 5-Speed Manual
Drivetrain
RWD
RWD
AWD
Fuel Economy, City
21 MPG
24 MPG
19 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
29 MPG
33 MPG
25 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 13.2 gal 16.9 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Gasoline
Gasoline
Power
205 hp @ 7,000 RPM
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265 hp @ 6,000 RPM
Torque
156 lb-ft @ 6,400 RPM
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244 lb-ft @ 4,000 RPM
Cylinders
4 cylinders
4 cylinders
4 cylinders
Compression Ratio
12.5:1
12.5:1
8.4:1
Displacement
2,000 cc
2,000 cc
2,500 cc
Bore x Stroke
3.39 in x 3.39 in
3.39 in x 3.39 in
3.92 in x 3.11 in
Safety
ABS Brakes Standard Optional
Driver Airbag Standard Optional
Passenger Airbag Standard Optional
Front Side Airbags Standard Optional
Curtain Airbags Standard Optional
NHTSA Crash Test Results
Overall 4 stars --
Front Crash Overall 4 stars --
Front Crash Driver 4 stars --
Front Crash Passenger 4 stars --
Comfort and Convenience
Leather Seats Standard --
Air Conditioning Standard Optional
CD Player Standard Optional
Radio Standard Optional
Power Windows Standard Optional
Power Door Locks Standard Optional
Passenger Power Seats -- Standard
Interior
Maximum Seating 4 seats 5 seats
Front Legroom 41.9 in 43.5 in
Back Legroom 29.9 in 33.5 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 6.9 cu ft 11.3 cu ft
Maximum Payload 884 lbs --
Exterior
Length 166.7 in 180.3 in
Width 69.9 in 70.7 in
Height 52 in 58.1 in
Wheelbase 101.2 in 103.3 in

Available Options

2019 Subaru BRZ
Limited RWD

Exterior Colors

  • Crystal White Pearl
  • Dark Gray Metallic
  • Ice Silver Metallic
  • Pure Red
  • WR Blue Pearl

Option Packages

  • Performance Package
  • Popular Package #1
  • Popular Package #2
  • STI Short Throw Shifter
2014 Subaru Impreza WRX
Base

Exterior Colors

  • Crystal Black Silica
  • Dark Gray Metallic
  • Ice Silver Metallic
  • Plasma Blue Silica
  • Satin White Pearl
  • WR Blue Pearl

Option Packages

  • 10" Powered Subwoofer
  • Popular Package #2 (IYO)
  • Popular Package #2B
  • SPT Performance Exhaust
  • Sport Performance 1A

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