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Compare Subaru BRZ vs. Mazda MX-5 Miata vs. Chevrolet Camaro

Compare the Subaru BRZ against the Mazda MX-5 Miata and Chevrolet Camaro. Use this tool to compare rankings and see how the BRZ, MX-5 Miata and Camaro stack up against each other in terms of performance, features, safety prices and more. Then use our Best Price Program by selecting the trims you are interested in to see local prices and get a great deal on a new BRZ, MX-5 Miata and Camaro. If you are interested in used cars you can also search used listings in your area.

Standard Standard
Optional Optional
X Remove X Remove X Remove
2014 Subaru BRZ 2014 Mazda MX-5 Miata 2014 Chevrolet Camaro
2014 Subaru BRZ 2014 Mazda MX-5 Miata 2014 Chevrolet Camaro
     
Premium Manual
  • Premium Manual
  • Limited Manual
  • Limited Automatic
2dr Conv Man Sport
  • 2dr Conv Man Sport
  • 2dr Conv Auto Sport
  • 2dr Conv Man Club
  • 2dr Conv Auto Club
  • 2dr Conv Man Grand Touring
  • 2dr Conv Auto Grand Touring
  • 2dr Conv Hard Top Man Club
  • 2dr Conv Hard Top Auto Club
  • 2dr Conv Hard Top Man Grand Touring
  • 2dr Conv Hard Top Auto Grand Touring
2dr Cpe LS w/1LS
  • 2dr Cpe LS w/1LS
  • 2dr Cpe LS w/2LS
  • 2dr Cpe LT w/1LT
  • 2dr Cpe LT w/2LT
  • 2dr Conv LT w/1LT
  • 2dr Cpe SS w/1SS
  • 2dr Conv LT w/2LT
  • 2dr Cpe SS w/2SS
  • 2dr Conv SS w/1SS
  • 2dr Conv SS w/2SS
  • 2dr Cpe ZL1
  • 2dr Conv ZL1

Prices

MSRP $25,595 $23,720 $23,555
Invoice $24,421 $22,424 $22,613
Avg. Paid $21,460 $18,811 $22,043

U.S. News Scores

Overall 8.1 8.0 8.2
Critics' Rating 9.4 9.1 7.9
Performance 8.5 9.2 7.9
Interior 7.7 6.6 6.3
Cost to Own 8.8 8.9 8.3
Safety 9.3 N/A 10.0
Reliability 2.5 3.0 4.0

Pros & Cons

Pros
  • Responsive steering
  • Nimble handling
  • Precise manual transmission shifter
  • Athletic handling
  • Strong acceleration
Cons
  • Limited trunk space
  • Finicky touch-screen system
  • Seats too narrow for comfort
  • Cheap cabin materials
  • Poor outward visibility

General Specs

Transmission Manual Manual Manual
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive Rear wheel drive
Fuel/Engine Premium Unleaded H-4 2.0 L/122 Premium Unleaded I-4 2.0 L/122 Gas V6 3.6L/217
MPG 22 City / 30 Hwy 22 City / 28 Hwy 17 City / 28 Hwy

Exterior

Body

Body Style Coupe Convertible Coupe

Dimensions

Wheelbase(in) 101.2 91.7 112.30
Length, Overall (in) 166.7 157.3 190.6
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 69.9 67.7 75.50
Height, Overall (in) 50.6 49 54.20

Doors & Windows

Rear Defrost Standard Standard Standard
Power Windows Standard Standard Standard

Exterior Features

Convertible Hardtop Optional
Convertible Soft Top Standard
Rear Spoiler Optional Optional Optional

Measurements

Base Curb Weight (lbs) 2762 2480 3719

Tires & Wheels

Tires - Front Performance Standard Standard Standard
Tires - Rear Performance Standard Standard Standard
Compact Spare Tire Standard Optional
Tire Pressure Monitoring System Standard Standard Standard
Aluminum Wheels Standard Standard Standard
Wheel Locks Optional Optional

Interior

Convenience & Comfort

Alarm Optional
Auxiliary Pwr Outlet Standard
Cruise Control Standard Optional Standard
Vehicle Anti-Theft System Standard Standard Standard
Fog Lamps Optional Standard
Auto-Off Headlights Standard Standard
HID headlights Standard
Front Reading Lamps Standard
Adjustable Steering Wheel Standard Standard Standard
Steering Wheel Controls Optional Standard
Leather Wrapped Steering Wheel Standard Standard
Navigation from Telematics Standard
Trip Computer Standard Optional
Remote Trunk Release Standard Standard Standard
Universal Garage Door Opener Optional
Intermittent Wipers Standard Standard Standard
Variable Speed Intermittent Wipers Standard
Front Floor Mats Standard Standard Standard
Keyless Entry Standard Optional Standard
Power Door Locks Standard Optional Standard
Electrochromic rearview mirror Optional
Power Driver Mirror Standard Standard Standard
Driver Vanity Mirror Standard Standard Standard
Passenger Vanity Mirror Standard Standard Standard
Power Steering Standard Standard Standard

Dimensions

Passenger Capacity 4 2 4
Passenger Volume (cu. ft.) 76.5 - TBD -
Front Head Room (in) 37.1 37.4 37.40
Front Leg Room (in) 41.9 43.1 42.40
Front Shoulder Room (in) 54.5 53.2 56.90
Front Hip Room (in) 53.1 50.6 - TBD -
Second Head Room (in) 35 35.30
Second Leg Room (in) 29.9 29.90
Second Shoulder Room (in) 51.7 50.42
Second Hip Room (in) 45.3 - TBD -
Trunk Volume (cu. ft.) 6.9 5.3 11.30

Entertainment

AM/FM Stereo Standard Standard Standard
Auxiliary Audio Input Standard Standard Standard
CD Changer Optional
CD Player Standard Standard Standard
HD Radio Standard
MP3 Player Standard Standard Standard
Satellite Radio Standard Optional Standard

Heating & Cooling

A/C Standard Standard Standard

Navigation & Communication

Navigation System Standard Optional
Onboard Hands-Free Communications System Standard
Wireless Cell Phone Hookup Standard Standard

Seats

Cloth Seats Optional Optional Standard
Pass-Through Rear Seat Standard
2nd Row Bench Seat Standard Standard
Bucket Seats Standard Standard Standard

Safety

Airbags

Driver Air Bag Standard Standard Standard
Passenger Air Bag Standard Standard Standard
Side Head Air Bag Standard Standard
Rear Head Air Bag Standard Standard
Side Air Bag Standard Standard Standard

Brakes

4-Wheel ABS Standard Standard Standard
4-Wheel Disc Brakes Standard Standard Standard

Safety Features

Brake Assist Standard
Electronic Stability Control Standard Standard Standard
Daytime Running Lights Standard Standard
Traction Control Standard Standard Standard
Emergency Trunk Release Standard
Auto-Leveling Headlights Standard

Mechanical

Engine & Performance

Locking Rear Differential Standard Standard
Rear Wheel Drive Standard Standard Standard
4 Cylinder Engine Standard Standard
V6 Cylinder Engine Standard
Engine Type Premium Unleaded H-4 Premium Unleaded I-4 Gas V6
Displacement 2.0 L/122 2.0 L/122 3.6L/217
Horsepower (Net @ RPM) 200 @ 7000 167 @ 7000 323 @ 6800
Torque (Net @ RPM) 151 @ 6400 140 @ 5000 278 @ 4800
Transmission Manual w/OD Manual w/OD Manual
Turning diameter 35.4 30.8 37.70

Fuel

Gasoline Fuel Standard Standard Standard
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 22 22 (Est) 17
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 30 28 (Est) 28
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 13.2 12.7 19.0

Suspension

Suspension Type - Front Strut Double Wishbone Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear Double Wishbone Multi-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) Strut Double Wishbone
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) Double Wishbone Multi-Link

Transmission

Manual Standard Standard Standard
5-Speed Manual Standard
6-Speed Manual Standard Standard

Safety scores should only be compared between vehicles of similar size and weight. Larger, heavier vehicles generally provide more protection than smaller, lighter ones.