Scions were launched nationwide in 2004. This urban-smart line of cars was
created by Toyota and, as hoped, has caught the eye of the younger
generation of U.S. drivers. The Scion aesthetic reflects a big city
lifestyle that wants to stay on the move. Current models include the
hatchback xD, the sports coupe tC, the midsize xB, the speedy FR-S, and the
iQ, an urban four-seater.
5 remarakable things about Scion
recognized for their engineering efforts to balance small with safe. Front
passengers have knee airbags as well as mounted side and front airbags. A
rear curtain airbag protects the backseat.
This allows purchasers to trust the ad price and avoid the hassle of
haggling. All models offer power locks and power windows. Most models also
offer a 40/60 split back seat that permits reclining or sliding for extra
space. Scion offers a choice of manual or automatic transmission in most
Distribution combined with anti-lock brakes balance pressure. Moreover,
Brake Assist detects the need for greater brake force
when braking alone isn’t enough
Most popular models
The Scion xD hatchback is a favorite for its five-person seating in a
vehicle that can maintain 27 mpg in the city and 33 mpg on the highway.
The Scion tC is a two-door sports coupe that comes equipped with a
panoramic moonroof and seating for five. The xB offers more room for five
and additional space for gear in a streamlined package.
The two-door iQ has a uniquely small build that still manages to seat four.
The FR-S is the sexy, speedy sports car of the bunch. With 200 horsepower
and dual valve variable timing, it offers either a standard six-speed
manual or an enhanced automatic. The six-speed automatic has paddle
shifters and dynamic rev management,
Scion models offer entertainment technologies that are generally associated
with higher end vehicles. These include such must-haves as steering wheel
audio controls, Bluetooth connectivity, HD radio and USB ports. Several
offer Pioneer audio systems.
As the Scion brand faces the future, it is well-positioned to provide
vehicles to Americans who want to overcome high gas prices as well as deal
with the busy pace and lack of space in cities nationwide.