Facts and figures

Check out the full specs of Subaru BRZ 2.0i SE vs its rival.

 Subaru BRZ 2.0i SEMazda MX-5 2.0i Venture
On-the-road price/total as tested£24,995/£25,495£22,285/£22,780
Residual value (after 3yrs/30,000)£11,448/45.8%£9,805/44.0%
Depreciation£13,547£12,480
Annual tax liability std/higher rate£1,329/£2,658£1,183/£2,366
Annual fuel cost (12,000/20,000 miles)£2,311/£3,851£2,029/£3,381
Ins group/quote/road tax band/cost30/£413/I/£21526/£427/I/£215
Cost of 1st/2nd/3rd serviceTBC£145/£185/£188
   
Length/wheelbase4,240/2,570mm4,020/2,330mm
Height/width1,425/1,775mm1,245/1,720mm
Engine4cyl boxer/1,998cc4cyl in-line/1,999cc
Peak power197/7,000 bhp/rpm158/7,000 bhp/rpm
Peak torque205/6,400 Nm/rpm187/5,000 Nm/rpm
Transmission6-spd manual/rwd6-spd manual/rwd
Fuel tank capacity/spare wheel50 litres/sealant50 litres/foam
Boot capacity (seats up/down)243/1,270 litres150 litres/N/A
Kerbweight/payload1,230/440kg1,165/210kg
Turning circle/drag coefficient10.8 metres/0.27Cd9.4 metres/0.38Cd
Basic warranty (miles)/recovery3yrs (60k)/3yrs3yrs (30k)/3yrs
Service intervals/UK dealers12k miles (1yr)/5912.5k miles (1yr)/170
Driver Power manufacturer/dealer pos.11th/8th17th/27th
Euro NCAP: Adult/child/ped./pointsN/AN/A
   
0-60/30-70mph7.1/6.3 secs7.3/7.3 secs
30-50mph in 3rd/4th4.1/4.9 secs4.3/5.9 secs
50-70mph in 5th/6th6.6/8.9 secs7.4/9.9 secs
Top speed/rpm at 70mph140mph/2,900131mph/3,100
Braking 70-0/60-0/30-0mph49.0/36.3/8.9m48.6/35.4/9.0m
Noise levels outside/idle/30/70mph60/40/61/69dB54/42/62/73dB
Auto Express econ. (mpg/mpl)/range33.1/7.28/364 miles37.7/8.29/415 miles
Govt urban/extra-urban/combined7.2/44.1/36.2mpg25.9/46.3/36.2mpg
Govt urban/extra-urban/combined6.0/9.7/8.0mpl5.7/10.2/8.0mpl
Actual/claimed CO2/tax bracket197/181g/km/27%173/181g/km/27%
   
Airbags/Isofix/rear parking sensorsSeven/yes/DFOFour/no/DFO
Automatic box/stability/cruise control£1,500/yes/yes£600/yes/yes
Climate control/leather/heated seatsYes/no/noYes/yes/yes
Met paint/xenon lights/keyless go£500/no/yes£495/no/no
Sat-nav/USB connection/BluetoothDFO/yes/DFOYes/DFO/yes

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