2013 Subaru BRZ: A Frugal Five Thousand
September 24, 2012
The BRZ's odo just spun past 5,000 miles. Sorry I didn't hit it on the nose, but the display had been showing outside temp (it only shows one function at a time -- odo, trip odo, temp, take your pick) and by the time I remembered "Hey, we should be close to 5,000 miles" it had passed.
Thus far the BRZ has been trouble free (as I'd hope a car with just 5k on it would be, but that's not always the case). Fueling up today, it came to light how impressive it's been with fuel economy: our BRZ has been averaging 27.3 mpg against the EPA's "combined" number of 25, despite our staff's spirited driving style.
John DiPietro, Automotive Editor @ 5,085 miles.