New and Used Scion tC: Prices, Photos, Reviews, Specs — The Car Connection

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The tC is one of the few remaining sporty, small on the market. It competes with the 500, Hyundai Veloster, Kia Coupe, and the Honda CR-Z. people may want to cross-shop the tC non-coupe choices like the Fit and the Ford Focus and Fiesta,

For more on the tC, including pricing options, see our full review of the Scion tC. And for a preview of the changes soon, see our preview page of the Scion tC .

But the little tC can be seen as an image for the Scion brand; it was one of the first models launched by Toyota’s brand in 2005, and it was redesigned for and has remained little changed then. The year after redesign, Scion came out the FR-S sports car, is larger in footprint and, importantly, offers rear-wheel rather than the tC’s drive. The two sporty Scions compete for different markets, the tC for and the FR-S for classic sportscar

Scion’s marketing theory is to appealing to younger buyers a reasonably priced, well-equipped car, in hopes that spend a little extra at the on accessories. So most of the features would normally be optional—including air keyless entry, cruise sport seats, and a moonroof—were all

The current tC bears a more look than the first You could consider it as one part and one part Cylon. The 2012 and models were little the Zombie Apocalypse edition or the Series 8.0 are the kinds of updates give your automotive new meaning.The interior of the new-generation tC has a linear theme as well, but some signs of intense The 2014 Scion tC got a few more like a restyled front-end LED running lamps, improved materials, a few suspension changes, and rev-blipping for the automatic transmission. A Scion 10 Series tC celebrates the tenth anniversary and gets a few features, including dual-zone control and push-button start.

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Returning for duty is an uprated tied to a choice of six-speed or automatic transmissions. A 0-60 mph of about eight seconds is on seconds with the manual, 8.3 with the paddle-free automatic cornering is predictable. Ride much improved, and the electric steering is tuned well. economy is up to 23/31 mpg with gearbox.

As before, the tC is snug in front and and headroom is tight, thanks to a sunroof. Good, sporty seats are big enough for most and the increased leg space in the back enabled Scion to let the back recline for more comfort. The area can hold a few roll-on and has deep bins for side too. The Scion tC scores well in crash tests; the and IIHS both give it top

Like all Scions, the tC is offered a long list of aftermarket possibilities—most of them fully under the factory warranty. include both cosmetic like a rear spoiler or trim, and far more serious Racing Development (TRD) like a supercharger kit, exhaust, and strut tower Otherwise, its standard features stability control, power satellite radio, and the sunroof. An connectivity kit is included, and an upgrade offers 200 watts of power and HD

The first-generation Scion tC, launched for was essentially a U.S. model from the underpinnings of the Toyota a vehicle that had already met success in Europe. It paired the 161-horsepower, 2.4-liter four-cylinder from the Toyota Camry the excellent handling and straightforward of the Avensis. The tC offered a near-ideal of practical and sporty, upscale to appeal to younger coupe on a budget—though, despite that, not sold in Japan under any

The tC’s exterior had a sleek, appearance and a more expressive than most of Toyota’s and the cockpit-like instrument panel had materials and nice, tactile that wouldn’t have out of place in a much more car. The tC had a snug cabin, Headroom was tight in front, and three could theoretically into the backseat, it was too narrow to be at all

This front-wheel-drive tC felt perky with the standard manual transmission, though it was adequate with the four-speed Thanks to good, communicative and a firm but comfortable ride, the tC was entertaining to drive. Fuel was slightly disappointing in the tC as well, EPA figures that were than many mid-size (20/27 mpg for manual-transmission tCs).

Scion tC Models

The Scion tC is, in ways, a successor to the old Toyota hatchbacks. Though there’s no the tC mirrors the Celica’s front-drive coupe basics, and leaves tuning to its owners through aftermarket catalog. Both of the tC have been reliable compacts; the first edition has lines and a softer character with better refinement. The edition, less common on the market, looks more and has a less pleasing interior, acceleration’s improved.

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