2012 Scion iQ Top Comparisons

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2012 Scion iQ BaseReview
JessicaO writes:
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A Fun Little Commuter — The aggressive styling is really what sold me on this car to begin with. You sit up tall with the other "full - size" cars, so I don't get that feeling of imminent squishiness that you get in Mini Coopers or Smartfor2s. And a little thing that I never knew I was missing - the car connects to my phone as a bluetooth headset, so I can listen to music or audiobooks from right where I left off inside my house or working in the yard.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: Spins on a dime, parks beautifully. And in a pinch, you really could put three or four people in there, which is great in a tiny car like this.

Cons: I really don't feel safe putting a baby seat in the back. And I admit it's a little noisy on the freeway.

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2012 Scion iQ Base Review
Laurie says:
vs2012 smart fortwo
2012 Scion iQ Base winning categories:
  • Power
  • Handling
  • Looks/Style
  • Front Seats
  • Back Seats
  • Cargo Capacity
  • Family Car
  • Value
  • Would Buy
Power Ranked 2012 smart fortwo worse.
"The torque when you step on the gas moves the Scion much smoother with more control and quicker."
Would Buy Ranked 2012 smart fortwo worse.
"Overall, the Scion is a much more solid feeling car, and it holds the road better. The wheel base fits on a mechanic rack, wile the smart fortwo wont. "

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2014 Scion iQ Reviews

Review By Mike

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2013 Scion iQ Reviews

Review By GuruFMDVD

The best turning radius, easy to park and maneuver. Most people dont know WHAT it is; thinking its a dumb Smart Car. The iQ is smarter than the Smart Car. Its wider, more stable, and has lots of p... Read More

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