2023 Subaru BRZ  RealSafeCars77Safety Rating

#43 of 2023 Sedan/Hatchback/Wagons

#122 of all 2023 vehicles

The BRZ, introduced by Subaru in 2013, is a small sedan with seating up to 4. 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 2023 Subaru BRZ is 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 2023 Subaru BRZ has a score of 77, implying a 0.046% chance of driver death (4.1% chance of injury). If equipped with optional advanced driver safety features, the chance of death falls to 0.039%, and the chance of injury falls to 3.5%.

We estimate that the 2023 Subaru BRZ has a vehicle lifetime fatality chance of 0.0458% and a vehicle lifetime injury chance of 5.2329%, meaning the average driver has a 0.0458% chance of dying in an accident if they drive the car under regular conditions for fifteen years, and a 5.2329% chance of being injured.

Compared to the average vehicle, the 2023 Subaru BRZ is 2% less likely to result in a fatal accident. Compared to other sedans, hatchbacks, and wagons, the 2023 Subaru BRZ is 9% less likely to result in a fatal accident.

2023 Subaru BRZ offers AEB optionally. With AEB, the vehicle lifetime fatality chance drops by 14%.

Active safety features on the 2023 Subaru BRZ can protect loved ones by reducing accident severity and preventing accidents. The following active safety system is included even on lower trims/versions of the 2023 Subaru BRZ: EyeSight Driver Assist Technology (Forward Collision Warnings / Automatic Emergency Braking & Lane Departure Warnings).

Another vehicle feature may make a vehicle safer, even if not at the forefront of technological advances. Optional Adaptive Headlights points head lamps towards where the vehicle is heading, better lighting the road ahead.

And it is less safe than many comparable cars.

8965Hyundai KonaToyota GR86Subaru BRZSubaru LegacyChevrolet CamaroMazda CX-30Audi A3Acura IntegraVolkswagen Golf GTIMazda 3Hyundai VelosterMINI CountrymanComparison to similar models.  This plot compares the RSC rating of the 2023 Subaru BRZ with its main competition. Models are plotted on a scale from 65 to 89. The 2023 Subaru BRZ is safer than the 2023 Hyundai Kona and less safe than the 2023 Chevrolet Camaro, the 2023 MINI Countryman, the 2022 Hyundai Veloster, the 2023 Mazda 3, the 2023 Volkswagen Golf GTI, the 2023 Acura Integra, the 2023 Audi A3, and the 2023 Mazda CX-30. It is about as safe as the 2023 Toyota GR86 and the 2023 Subaru Legacy.

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