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2020 Subaru BRZ
Limited RWD
MSRP
$28,845
Invoice
$27,367
Average Price Paid
$26,953
247 listings nationwide

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2020 Subaru WRX
AWD
MSRP
$27,495
Invoice
$25,925
Average Price Paid
$25,573
681 listings nationwide

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Pricing Analysis Price analysis based on recent sales data applied to current trim without options.

2020 Subaru BRZ
Limited RWD
Fair Price
$27,906
Good Price
$26,660
Great Price
$25,948
2020 Subaru WRX
AWD
Fair Price
$26,205
Good Price
$24,937
Great Price
$24,212

Expert Reviews Reviews from CarGurus experts.

2020 Subaru BRZ
Limited RWD
Cherise Threewitt Preview:

The BRZ, introduced in 2013, is an oddball in Subaru’s lineup. The coupe features rear-wheel drive (RWD) instead of Subaru’s renowned all-wheel-drive (AWD) system, though this setup is...

2020 Subaru WRX
AWD
Kyree Williams Test Drive Review:

For many, Subaru is synonymous with camping, skiing, and dog lovers. This active, outdoorsy reputation is one that Subaru has carefully cultivated through the years. But there is anoth...

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  • Look and Feel 7
  • Performance 9
  • Form & Function 7
  • Technology 9
  • Safety 9
  • Cost-Effectiveness 9

Specs

2020 Subaru BRZ
Limited RWD
2020 Subaru WRX
AWD
Powertrain 6-Speed Manual
Drivetrain
RWD
RWD
AWD
Fuel Economy, City
21 MPG
24 MPG
21 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
29 MPG
33 MPG
27 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 13.2 gal 15.9 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Gasoline
Gasoline
Power
205 hp @ 7,000 RPM
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268 hp @ 5,600 RPM
Torque
156 lb-ft @ 6,400 RPM
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258 lb-ft @ 2,000 RPM
Cylinders
4 cylinders
4 cylinders
4 cylinders
Compression Ratio
12.5:1
12.5:1
10.6:1
Displacement
2,000 cc
2,000 cc
2,000 cc
Bore x Stroke
3.39 in x 3.39 in
3.39 in x 3.39 in
3.39 in x 3.39 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
Air Conditioning Standard Optional
CD Player Standard Optional
Radio Standard Optional
Power Windows Standard Optional
Power Door Locks Standard Optional
Interior
Maximum Seating 4 seats 5 seats
Front Legroom 41.9 in 43.3 in
Back Legroom 29.9 in 35.4 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 6.9 cu ft 12 cu ft
Maximum Payload -- 1,115 lbs
Exterior
Length 166.7 in 180.9 in
Width 69.9 in 78.9 in
Height 52 in 58.1 in
Wheelbase 101.2 in 104.3 in

Available Options

2020 Subaru BRZ
Limited RWD

Exterior Colors

  • Crystal White Pearl
  • Ice Silver Metallic
  • Magnetite Gray Metallic
  • WR Blue Pearl

Option Packages

  • Performance Package
  • Popular Package #1
  • Popular Package #2
  • STI Short Throw Shifter
2020 Subaru WRX
AWD

Exterior Colors

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

Option Packages

  • Popular Package #1
  • Popular Package #3
  • Popular Package #3 (IZT)
  • STI Performance Exhaust System (WRX)
  • Thule Crossbar Set
  • WRX Short Throw Shifter Package
  • WRX Sport Package

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