According to the specs, the second-generation Subaru BRZ trunk has 6.26 cubic feet of space. In fact, that’s the only sort of truth. I got that number from the Toyota GR86 specs because I couldn’t find the BRZ number on the Subaru website. So I was lazy and just took the Toyota number. If it’s somehow different, I’ll own it.
Anyone, 6.26 sure isn’t a big trunk, but it’s better than the rear-drive Toabaru Twins’ (as opposed to the electric Toabaru Twins) only logical competitor, the Mazda MX-5m. It will measure 4.48 cubic-feet, which is actually worse than the past Miatas and smaller than my personal Roadstar, a ’98 Z3. It’s small. And strangely shaped. And you definitely can’t fit it into a body.
Fortunately, this test is about luggage. And Subaru BRZ, so let’s go to it.
Here is the trunk. Despite its small size, it doesn’t have a bunch of weird angles or weirdness to make it effectively smaller. In contrast to Miatar.
Although it is quite small in height. This is my smallest roller bag and I jammed it in there, which if there was actually anything in the bag I couldn’t and wouldn’t do it. You can also see that the opening angle prevents me from fitting the same bag behind the other one later.
Oh right, bag. Like each luggage test, I use two medium-sized roller suitcases to check in at the airport (26 inches long, 16 wide, 11 deep), two roll-board suitcases that only fit overhead (24L x 15W) x 10D). And a small roll-board that fits easily (23L x 15W x 10D). I also include my wife’s overnight fancy bag to enhance things a bit (21L x 12W x 12D).
Considering that the Miyata can only fit with a big blue bag, and even then very rarely, the BRZ has already completely smoked the Miyata. And while this amount of bag is certainly one of the worst results in luggage test history, it still looks pretty good for a 6.24-cubic-foot trunk.
And with a fair amount of space at the top, I was able to fill the remaining space with my folded Osprey Child Carrier Hiking Backpack. Because taking a toddler on a hiking trail is totally something you want to do in a BRZ.
Either way, you can fit so many things in BRZ’s trunk. Anyway, I decided to go a little further here, hey, I was annoyed last Friday. Also since the back seat of the BRZ is rarely suitable for transporting people, I wondered how they could carry luggage.
This is a 100/0-split folding back seat. To lower it you need to pull the straps on both sides (or press the bottom two buttons on the inside).
At first, I loaded it like this, carrying two large bags from the trunk over their stomachs, before I approached the driver’s door to tilt next to them.
Then I noticed a problem.
This will happen if you break suddenly. Well Schmidt.
There, that’s good. And yes, you can, of course, pile up on top of small bags. You may encounter the same problem while braking though.
And there you have it, all the standard luggage test collection fits inside the BRZ (top left) and hiking child carrier backpack (because now your toddler is riding in the front seat?).
This is obviously a ridiculous use case. Two and six pieces of luggage. Or an adult and a child. Yeah Al that sounds pretty crap to me, Looks like BRZ / GR86 just because it’s small doesn’t mean it’s not devoid of functionality. It’s definitely better than Miatar.
Now, what about other sporty cars? Okay, this will give you an idea of the Civic C, Hyundai Elantra N and Ford Mustang. They will be better than all. So is Supra, which is still one of my favorite luggage test Tetris works.