For 2017 as its fifth year, the Subaru BRZ has been given a significantly fresh look along with an upgraded engine justifying it to be a true sports car. It has an impressive athletic handling which is fun to ride. It runs smooth on turns and calls for a comfortable decent ride experience. The Cabin space has been compromised upon with less space on the rear seats especially for adults.
2017 Subaru BRZ Safety Score and Features
2017 Subaru BRZ Safety Score ?
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has given an overall rating of five stars with a four star rating in frontal crash test and a five star rating in rollover test. The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety has given a ‘good’ ranking in moderate overlap front test, side impact test, rear crash protection test and roof strength test. However it has given an ‘acceptable’ ranking in small overlap front test.
How many airbags in 2017 Subaru BRZ?
The Advanced Airbag safety system includes Front Impact airbags for the driver and passenger to protect the head during a frontal crash; Side Impact airbags for the front seats and Side Curtain airbags to protect the torso during the side impact collision; and Overhead airbags to protect the head during a roll over or side collision.
2017 Subaru BRZ Other Safety Features
Rear view camera, high visibility LED headlight, tail lights and daytime running lights come standard for intensified vision. There are seat belt Pretensioners which automatically tightens to hold the occupant in the appropriate seating position during a collision and the head restraints are height adjustable too. There is an ignition disable device which does not allow the engine to start if the original key from the manufacturer is not used. Stability Control assesses the handling of the car and reduces engine power or applies automatic brakes to prevent any loss of control on the car. Anti Lock brakes enhances the vehicles ability to turn while braking by allowing the tire to rotate under control even when an extreme breaking has been done.
2017 Subaru BRZ Engine Specifications
The fifth year version of BRZ is powered by an improved 205 hp output 2.0 litre four cylinder engine paired with a six speed manual transmission. The power output descends to 200 HP with 6 speed automatic transmission. The expected mileage is going to be 34 miles per gallon on highways.
2017 Subaru BRZ Exterior Features
The front of the new generation BRZ from Subaru is larger, approximately 12.8 inch and the wheels are 17 inches which are half inch wider with an attractive five spoke look. The impressive long sloping glass and the two door body have made the looks contemporary and aggressively stylish. The long sloping glass has surely enhanced the visibility from the cabin. The roof is beautifully arched with a long low hood. There are LED headlamps and a front bumper car flanking LED fog lamps which has remarkably improved vision.
2017 Subaru BRZ Interiors
The cabin has been upgraded with the decent infotainment system and accommodating bucket seats. There is enough bolstering for the seats. Heated seats stand comfortable for commuting long distances but they ensure upright postures which might not be pleasant for some. There is 4.2 to 6.2 inch touchscreen incorporating HD radio, Satellite Radio, CD player, Bluetooth audio streaming, iTunes tagging, a USB port and an AUX input.
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