Compare 2020 Subaru BRZ vs 2020 Ford Mustang

2020 Subaru BRZ
2020 Ford Mustang
Versus

2020 Subaru BRZ

vs.

2020 Ford Mustang

21 city / 29 hwy*

Fuel Economy

21 city / 30 hwy*
205 HP

Horsepower

310 HP
2.0L 4cyl

Engine

2.3L 4cyl Turbo

Serving Fort Walton Beach, FL

In the sports car category, consider the 2020 Ford Mustang and the 2020 Subaru BRZ. The two cars compete in different aspects, with the BRZ offering sharp steering, a capable engine, and spry handling. On the other hand, the Mustang comes with a powerful engine and convertible model in its lineup. The completion is stiff, but we will outline some of the similarities and differences to make your shopping decisions easier.

Interior

The 2020 Subaru BRZ has two doors and comes with a four-passenger capacity. Leather-wrapped steering wheel, heated front seats, and leather upholstery come as a standard interior material. Its front seats are supportive and well-bolstered but a little bit tight compared to the Mustang. The BRZ has two complete sets of LATCH connectors at the second-row.

The BRZ offers 6.9 cubic-foot of trunk space, and when you fold the rear seats, space increases enough to carry some extra belongings. The infotainment comes standard with a Starlink system that features navigation, two USB ports, Bluetooth, a 7-inch touch screen, satellite radio, an eight-speaker stereo, smartphone integration with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto.

Compared to the BRZ, the 2020 Ford Mustang comes with 82.8 cubic feet of passenger volume, 6.3 cubic feet more than what BRZ offers. Its classic 2+2 seating configuration focuses more on the front seats, with both the driver and the passenger having plenty of room and comfortable Bolstered seats. Its base model has manual seat adjustments but has an upgrading option to the advanced six-way power-adjustable bucket seats.

The premium models have standard heated and ventilated front seats with leather upholstery, while the base model has come with standard cloth seating. It has two complete sets of LATCH car-seat connectors for the rear seats and a lower anchor for the back middle seat.

The interior is quite charming compared to that of the BRZ. It features high-quality materials with a little bit of hard plastic touches. Generally, the interior design stands out against other sports cars. With Mustang Fastback, you will have 13.5 cubic feet of trunk space, enough room for the sports car category. The convertible models come with 11.4 cubic feet of space, which is still above average for this category.

The Mustang's base level, compared to the BRZ, offers few infotainment features with just a small display and a voice-controlled SYNC system. However, Ford offers a FordPass Connect; a phone app used to remotely locate, start, and lock and unlock the car.

However, the top trim levels come with a SYNC 3 infotainment system that adds satellite radio, a nine-speaker stereo, Android Auto, Apple CarPlay, and an 8-inch touch screen.

Performance

Step One Subaru of Fort Walton Beach comes equipped with a 2.0-liter four-cylinder that produces up to 205 HP and 156 pound-feet of torque. It also offers a six-speed automatic transmission or a six-speed manual. However, an automatic reduces torque and horsepower by five.

On the other hand, the 2020 Ford Mustang comes with four engine options. The base on EcoBoost trim is a turbocharged 2.3-liter four-cylinder engine that produces 310 horsepower. The second option found on the Mustang GT is a 5.0-liter V8 engine that makes 460 horsepower and comes paired with a slick-shifting six-speed manual transmission or 10-speed automatic.

The third option found on the Shelby GT350 is a 5.2-liter V8 that produces 526 horsepower. The last option on Shelby GT500 is a powerful supercharged 5.2-liter V8 engine that produces 760 horsepower. Additionally, Step One Subaru of Fort Walton Beach offers the 2020 Subaru BRZ virtual test drive.

Safety

The 2020 Subaru BRZ has a safety rating of four-star according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). Its standard safety features include a rearview camera and do not offer any other advanced features. According to the (NHTSA), the BRZ has a five-star safety rating. Its standard features include a rearview camera, but unlike the BRZ, it offers upgraded advanced features. The advanced features include:

  • Blind-spot monitoring
  • Rear cross-traffic alert
  • Adaptive cruise control
  • Automatic high-beam headlights
  • Forward collision warning
  • Lane departure warning
  • Pedestrain detection
  • Rear parking sensors
  • Forward automatic emergency braking
  • Rain-sensing windshield wipers

Conclusion

The 2020 Subaru BRZ virtual test drive is an efficient way of experiencing the car at the comfort of your home. The Online Test Drive allows you to test the car's safety features and performance without wasting time at the dealership. After Online Test Drive, you can then visit the dealership for more information and purchase.


*All figures are EPA estimates. Actual mileage may vary.