2017 Subaru BRZ  RealSafeCars74Safety Rating

#56 of 2017 Sedan/Hatchback/Wagons

#116 of all 2017 vehicles

The BRZ, introduced by Subaru in 2013, is a small sedan with seating up to 4. The BRZ has offered Android Auto and Apple CarPlay since 2018. The Subaru BRZ has exceptional horsepower for its class, packing substantial oomph. Subaru offers a 3-year, 36,000-mile basic warranty, and a 5-year, 60,000-mile powertrain warranty on its lineup.

The 2017 Subaru BRZ is below average compared to all vehicles.

Comparison to all vehicles.  This plot shows RSC safety scores on the horizontal axis vs. the number of vehicles with each safety score (depicted by bar height and percentages at the bottom). Colors reflect vehicle safety, ranging from red (not that safe) to green (safer). For reference, a score of 0 implies a 0.15% chance of driver death (13% chance of driver injury) over 15 years, and a score of 100 reflects a 0.016% chance (1.4% chance of driver injury). The 2017 Subaru BRZ has a score of 74, implying a 0.05% chance of driver death (4.5% chance of injury).

We estimate that the 2017 Subaru BRZ has a vehicle lifetime fatality chance of 0.0502% and a vehicle lifetime injury chance of 5.7325%, meaning the average driver has a 0.0502% chance of dying in an accident if they drive the car under regular conditions for fifteen years, and a 5.7325% chance of being injured.

Compared to the average vehicle, the 2017 Subaru BRZ is 8% more likely to result in a fatal accident. Compared to other sedans, hatchbacks, and wagons, the 2017 Subaru BRZ is 1% less likely to result in a fatal accident.

And it is about as safe as many comparable models.

8766Subaru WRXBuick VeranoFord MustangMINI CooperChevrolet CamaroVolkswagen GTIFord FusionV. Golf SportWagenAcura ILXSubaru BRZToyota 86Toyota FR-SComparison to similar models.  This plot compares the RSC rating of the 2017 Subaru BRZ with its main competition. Models are plotted on a scale from 66 to 87. The 2017 Subaru BRZ is safer than the 2017 Subaru WRX and the 2017 Buick Verano and less safe than the 2017 Ford Fusion, the 2017 Volkswagen GTI, the 2017 Chevrolet Camaro, and the 2017 MINI Cooper. It is about as safe as the 2017 Ford Mustang, the 2016 Toyota FR-S, the 2017 Toyota 86, the 2017 Acura ILX, and the 2017 Volkswagen Golf SportWagen.

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