2013 Subaru BRZ Long-Term Road Test

2013 Subaru BRZ: Light Effort

June 14, 2013

2013 Subaru BRZ

One thing that makes our long-term 2013 Subaru BRZ so enjoyable for me is the proximity of all the controls.

As you see here, the turn signal stalk is just a finger's stretch away from the 9 o'clock position on the steering wheel, so I don't even need to move my hand to use it. Similarly, the audio head unit and climate controls are located just to the right of the steering wheel, so I can easily adjust them on my way back from executing a gear change.

The result of this layout is that signaling a turn and lowering the radio volume feel like effortless tasks, and I'm able to devote my mental and physical energies to the primary task of driving the BRZ well. And I find this quite rewarding, even when I'm just commuting to work.

Erin Riches, Deputy Editor @ 16,017 miles

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