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    Subaru BRZ and Toyota GR86 score poorly on crash tests, and the reason behind it will make you mad
    This only concerns the manual-equipped models, which lack some active safety systems
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    Apparently, it's Subaru's fault, the cars scored only 2 stars
    Structurally, the car held up great, scoring 86 of 100 points
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    Only automatic-equipped cars benefit from Subaru's EyeSight 3 suite, which is used in both the GR86 and BRZ
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    Subaru could not make some of the active safety systems work with the manual transmission - 3 of them are drivetrain-related
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    Because of the lacking systems, the manual versions scored 2 of 82 points in safety testing - a sharp contrast to the crash test's 86 of 100 score
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    Subaru may be planning to phase-out manual transmissions as a whole. It already did it in most of its models. The BRZ and WRX are the last ones to have one
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    While mandated, the lack of active safety systems should not be an issue in a driver-focused car like the GR86, where driver involvement is the main purpose
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    Swipe up for more details on why the manual BRZ/GR86 scores poorly
    We really hope this doesn't mean, the next BRZ/GR86 will come as an automatic-only. Does this make you angry? We sure are
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