2018 Subaru Legacy vs 2018 Subaru BRZ Comparison in Salt Lake City, UT

Which Subaru Should I Choose? 2018 Subaru Legacy VS 2018 Subaru BRZ at Carter Subaru Ballard | Comparison Research

There comes a time when each person must make one of life's toughest decisions: Whether to purchase a comfortable, practical family sedan or a slick, performance-tuned sports car! Okay, perhaps we've exaggerated a bit - but at Carter Subaru Ballard, we believe car shopping should be fun. We've compared two of out most engaging, fun-to-drive vehicles to give you a better idea of how they fit into your life. Decide which one is best for you, then check out our new car specials to see how much you can save this month on your brand-new Subaru! Or, just stop by our showroom to test drive them both.

2018 Subaru Legacy vs 2018 Subaru BRZ Exterior Comparison

Price and Value Comparison: 2018 Subaru Legacy VS 2018 Subaru BRZ

Starting at about $3,000 less than the 2018 Subaru BRZ sports coupe, the 2018 Subaru Legacy is a midsize sedan with plenty of comfortable and convenient features. For example, only the Legacy is available with leather-trimmed seats, a power moonroof and a power driver's seat with adjustable lumbar support. For its part, the 2018 Subaru BRZ has sporty exterior touches, like standard LED headlights and alloy wheels, that are optional upgrades to the 2018 Subaru Legacy.

Size and Capacity Comparison: 2018 Subaru Legacy VS 2018 Subaru BRZ

If bringing both passengers and cargo along is important to you, the 2018 Subaru Legacy will serve you well. While you get 6.9 cubic feet of cargo space in the trunk of the 2018 Subaru BRZ - enough room for your suitcase on a weekend getaway, but not much else - the Legacy nearly triples that, providing 15.0 cubic feet of trunk volume. It'll also provide rear seat passengers with an additional 8 inches of legroom, so you can transport up to five adults in the 2018 Subaru Legacy in both style and comfort.

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2018 Subaru Legacy vs 2018 Subaru BRZ Interior Comparison

Performance Comparison: 2018 Subaru Legacy VS 2018 Subaru BRZ

This is the category in which the BRZ was built to shine! The 2018 Subaru BRZ is motivated by a low-mounted, direct-injected BOXER® engine that generates 205 horsepower. What's more, the BRZ is remarkably lightweight and exquisitely balanced to respond instantly to your every input. All this plus rear-wheel drive makes the 2018 Subaru BRZ one of the most affordable vehicles available that can truly call itself a sports car. Looking for a measure of thrills in a more practical package? The 2018 Subaru Legacy 3.6R Limited generates 256 horsepower for acceleration that rivals the BRZ, all in a stately sedan wrapper. And since the Legacy is all-wheel drive, you'll have grip enough to take every corner with confidence.

2018 Subaru Legacy vs 2018 Subaru BRZ Feature Comparison

Safety Comparison: 2018 Subaru Legacy VS 2018 Subaru BRZ

Though it's equipped with all the electronic and physical safety systems you expect in a modern sports car - including traction control, daytime running lights and a full complement of airbags - there are no available driver assistance features on the 2018 Subaru BRZ. It's designed to reward you for skillful, attentive driving. The 2018 Subaru Legacy, on the other hand, enjoys all these features plus the available Subaru EyeSight® driver assistance suite. For that reason, the Legacy earned the most exclusive safety award in the industry: 2018 Top Safety Pick+ status, based on crash tests performed by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety.

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Why a Subaru is the Perfect Vehicle for Seattle!

Did you know that 97% of Subaru cars, crossovers and SUVs sold in the past decade are still on the road today? It's a testament to the quality and reliability of the vehicles you'll find at Carter Subaru Ballard! Come discover the brand of vehicles that has earned a reputation here in the Pacific Northwest for long-term durability. It's all made even better by cutting-edge technologies like Subaru STARLINK™ infotainment and EyeSight® driver assistance. Visit our showroom today at 5201 Leary Ave. NW, Seattle, WA 98107. We look forward to showing you around the latest line of remarkable Subaru vehicles at Carter Subaru Ballard!