Smooth Shifting and Great Looks of the 2018 Subaru BRZ near South Carolina

The 2018 Subaru BRZ near Hilton Head, SC is a bit of a standout. It’s the only two-wheel drive vehicle in the automaker’s lineup, and it shares its mechanics with the Toyota 86. Though it doesn’t have the oomph of its WRX sibling, the BRZ has enough charm to please most enthusiasts. If a driver wants a fun but manageable sport coupe with a smooth-shifting manual transmission and great looks, the 2018 BRZ is a worthy contender. Read on to learn more about the 2018 Subaru BRZ and its features.

 

New Features for 2018

For the 2018 model year, the BRZ is available in an all-new tS trim with a sport-tuned suspension, a stiffer chassis, 18” wheels, a carbon fiber spoiler, upgraded Brembo brakes, and stylish interior trim. The tS and Limited models now come with a seven-inch touchscreen StarLink audio system that includes smartphone integration and navigation, while all models now come with auto on/off headlights and heated mirrors. Finally, a 50th Anniversary edition of the BRZ has unique interior trim, wheels, and a special Heritage Blue paint color.

 

Fuel Efficiency

The 2018 Subaru BRZ near Hilton Head, SC gets its power from a 2.0L horizontally opposed engine. This naturally aspirated four-cylinder puts out an ample 200hp and 151 lb. ft. of torque when matched with the six-speed auto transmission, and slightly more with the six-speed manual. Models with the manual transmission get an EPA-estimated 21mpg in the city and 29 on the highway; with the automatic, fuel economy increases to 24/33. Figures for the tS edition are slightly lower at 20/27.

 

Features and Options

The 2018 BRZ is available in three trims: Premium, Limited, and tS; there’s also the 50th anniversary variant to consider. The 50th anniversary and the tS are low-production vehicles; only 500 of each model are being made. All trim levels have a six-speed manual transmission as standard equipment, and the six-speed auto is an option.

·         The Premium gets cruise control, AC, power heated mirrors, power locks and windows, wheel-mounted Bluetooth and audio controls, split folding rear seats, HID headlights, 17” alloys, a rear spoiler, and a touchscreen audio system with satellite radio, a CD player, and phone connectivity.

·         The Limited adds leather and Alcantara seats, LED fog lights, a larger touchscreen, push button start, dual climate controls, and a unique Cold Weather package with heated mirrors and front seats. Available options include an automatic transmission and the Performance package with Brembo brakes, 17” wheels, and more.

·         The tS has STI-tuned coil springs and front/rear SACHS dampers plus engine compartment bracing. Other standard features include exclusive trim, lightweight 18” wheels, and red leather upholstery accents.

·         The 50th Anniversary edition has everything found on the Limited, along with a unique paint scheme, silver stitching on the upholstery and shift boot, and silver-colored seatbelts.

In some cases, dealer-installed options are available, which means there’s a 2018 Subaru BRZ near Hilton Head, SC for every taste and every budget. Stop by the dealership today, view the entire inventory online, or call us at 888-430-0231 to schedule a test drive.

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