The entry-level Toyota GR86 sports activities automobile will likely be dearer than the equal Subaru BRZ when it touches down in Australia – and pack much less security package in addition.

Pricing for the bottom GR86 GT kicks off at $43,240 earlier than on-roads no matter which transmission you select. That makes the most affordable handbook 86 a not insignificant $2950 dearer than the bottom Subaru BRZ handbook, which prices $40,290.

The equation adjustments with the automated nonetheless, as a result of Subaru costs a premium. The base BRZ automated ($44,090) is $850 dearer than the 86 GT automated – however not like the Toyota it options blind-spot monitoring and rear cross-traffic alert.

The BRZ and GR86 are constructed on the identical manufacturing unit by Fuji Heavy Industries, and are nearly equivalent mechanically.

With a sticker price of $45,390 earlier than on-roads, the range-topping GR86 GTS is $3800 dearer than the equal BRZ with a handbook ($41,590), however is priced identically with an automated transmission.

The 2023 pricing is a far cry from Toyota’s headline-grabbing launch of the primary GT86, which kicked off at simply $29,990 earlier than on-road prices in 2013 as a part of the model’s push to make sports activities automobiles extra inexpensive.

The GR86 joins the GR Supra and GR Yaris within the Gazoo Racing secure, and will quickly sit alongside the GR Corolla sizzling hatch.

Toyota Australia has secured around 1100 units of the brand new GR86 coupe for the primary 12 months of gross sales – which is unlikely to come back near matching demand if historical past is any type of information.

Pricing

  • 2023 Toyota GR86 GT: $43,240
  • 2023 Toyota GR86 GTS: $45,390

All costs exclude on-road prices.

Engine

Power within the Toyota GR86 comes from a 2.4-litre naturally-aspirated four-cylinder boxer engine, driving the rear wheels.

Peak energy is 174kW and peak torque is 250Nm, up 22kW and 38Nm on the outdated automobile.

Buyers are ready to decide on between a six-speed handbook or six-speed torque converter automated.

The 100km/h dash takes a claimed 6.3 seconds within the handbook, and 6.8 seconds within the automated.

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Fuel Economy

The GR86 has a 50-litre gas tank, and drinks 98 RON premium unleaded. Claimed gas financial system is beneath:

  • GT handbook: 9.4 litres per 100km
  • GT automated: 8.7 litres per 100km
  • GTS handbook: 9.5 litres per 100km
  • GTS automated: 8.8 litres per 100km

Dimensions

At 4265mm lengthy, 1775mm vast, and 1310mm tall on a 2575mm wheelbase, the 2023 GR 86 is 25mm longer and 15mm decrease than the outgoing mannequin, with a 5mm longer wheelbase.

The GR86 GT handbook is the lightest variant at 1287kg (kerb), and the GTS automated is the heaviest at 1312kg.

Boot area is a claimed 237 litres.

Safety

The 2023 GR86 GT handbook received’t characteristic any energetic driver-assist tools.

Opting for the GT automated will get you a extra beneficiant security suite, together with:

  • Autonomous emergency braking
  • Adaptive cruise management
  • Lane-departure warning
  • High-beam help
  • Reverse autonomous emergency braking

Opting for the GR86 GTS provides the next to the prevailing checklist of ordinary inclusions:

  • Blind-spot monitoring
  • Lane-change help
  • Rear cross-traffic alert

The Toyota GR86 and Subaru BRZ haven’t been crash examined by ANCAP or Euro NCAP.

Servicing and Warranty

Like the broader Toyota vary, the GR 86 will likely be backed by a five-year, unlimited-kilometre guarantee.

Maintenance is required each 15,000km or 12 months, and Toyota caps the price of the primary 5 providers. They’ll every set you again $280 no matter which transmission you go for, considerably undercutting the BRZ.

Standard Equipment

Standard tools within the GR86 GT consists of:

  • 17-inch alloy wheels
  • LED headlights
  • Black material entrance seats
  • Leather steering wheel and shift knob
  • Dual-zone local weather management
  • 7.0-inch digital instrument cluster
  • 8.0-inch touchscreen infotainment system
  • DAB+ digital radio
  • Apple CarPlay and Android Auto
  • Six-speaker sound system
  • Keyless entry and begin
  • Autonomous emergency braking (auto solely)
  • Lane-departure warning (auto solely)
  • Seven airbags
  • Tyre-pressure monitoring
  • Cruise management

Stepping to the GR86 GTS will get you:

  • Matte black 18-inch alloy wheels
  • Adaptive headlights (flip with steering wheel)
  • Ultrasuede inside trim
  • Heated entrance seats
  • Aluminium pedals and scuff plates
  • Lights for solar visors
  • Rear cross-traffic alert
  • Blind-spot monitor

Colours

  • Storm Black
  • White Liquid
  • Magnetic Grey
  • Ice Silver Metallic
  • Apollo Blue
  • Rapid Blue
  • Spark Red

MORE: Everything Toyota GR86

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