The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s fuel-economy website has posted the EPA-rated fuel-economy figures for the new 2013 Subaru BRZ and the Scion FR-S.
- 2013 Subaru BRZ: Uses premium gasoline and averages 25/35 mpg (city/highway) and 28 mpg combined.
- 2013 Scion FR-S: Using premium gasoline, the Scion FR-S averages 25/34 mpg (city/highway and 28 mpg combined.
Both cars have a 13.2 gallon tank and average 333 miles on a full tank. Both cars will run you about $2,200 based on 45% highway, 55% city driving, 15,000 annual miles and current fuel prices.
- Subaru BRZ: Weighing in at just 2,689 pounds, the Subaru BRZ is powered a 2.0 liter 4-cylinder boxer engine making 197-hp at 7,000 rpm with a maximum torque of 151 lb-ft at 6,600 rpm. The engine is mated to either a 6-speed manual or a 6-speed automatic transmission.
- Scion FR-S: Power for the Scion FR-S comes from a 2.0 liter naturally-aspirated 4-cylinder horizontally opposed engine with Toyota’s D-4S injection system. The engine makes 200-hp at 7,000 rpm with a maximum torque of 151 lb-ft at 6,600 rpm. Its mated to a 6-speed manual or a 6-speed automatic.
– By: Omar Rana