Scion iQ vs Scion FR-S Compare price, expert/user reviews, mpg, engines, safety, cargo capacity and other specs at a glance.

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User Ranking Drivers and owners ranked these cars in 9 categories.

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2015 Scion iQ
Base
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$10,384
4 listings nationwide

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2016 Scion FR-S
Base
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$18,583
73 listings nationwide

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Expert Reviews Reviews from CarGurus experts.

2015 Scion iQ
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Patricia Mayo Preview:

Given its diminutive size of only 120 inches long, you may not see the iQ coming, but for 2015 Scion adds a wider color palette for a bit of flash. Shiny metallic and luscious pearl hu...

2016 Scion FR-S
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Andrew Newton Preview:

After years of development and several tantalizing concept cars, the FR-S first became available for the 2013 model year. Toyota had been toying with the idea of a cheap rear-wheel-dri...

User Reviews Reviews from CarGurus users who have driven or owned the car.

2015 Scion iQ
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No User Reviews
2016 Scion FR-S
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writes:
Loved it, but the italian in me went for the 2017 Fiat 124. It drove amazing and is a great value for the mon...
Front Seats Ranked 2017 FIAT 124 Spider Classica RWD better.
"Both cars were comfortable, but the Fiats seats cradle you perfectly."
Value Ranked 2017 FIAT 124 Spider Classica RWD better.
"I looked into leasing both cars and the Fiat was about $100 less per month."
writes:
Solid car only barely outclassed by the BRZ. Very fun to drive looks great as wel.
Handling Ranked 2017 Subaru BRZ Limited RWD better.
"The 2017 manual has a slight increase in power and I think the increase allowed the car to pull through corners faster."
Looks/Style Ranked 2017 Subaru BRZ Limited RWD better.
"The cars looks are very similar I just prefer the 2017 facelift on the BRZ."
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writes:
Handling Ranked 2016 Nissan 370Z better.
"Better body stile , also it performs like a dream..."
Cargo Capacity Ranked 2016 Nissan 370Z better.
"Cargo wised both cars have little cargo space , not that I will carry anything heavy in it , but yeah you need that cargo space just in case..."

Specs

2015 Scion iQ
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2016 Scion FR-S
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Powertrain Continuously Variable Transmission
Drivetrain
FWD
RWD
RWD
Fuel Economy, City
36 MPG
22 MPG
25 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
37 MPG
30 MPG
34 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 8.5 gal 13.2 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Gasoline
Gasoline
Power
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200 hp @ 7,000 RPM
200 hp @ 7,000 RPM
Torque
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151 lb-ft @ 6,600 RPM
151 lb-ft @ 6,600 RPM
Cylinders
4 cylinders
4 cylinders
4 cylinders
Compression Ratio
11.5:1
12.5:1
12.5:1
Displacement
1,300 cc
2,000 cc
2,000 cc
Bore x Stroke
2.85 in x 3.17 in
3.39 in x 3.39 in
3.39 in x 3.39 in
Safety
ABS Brakes Standard Standard
Driver Airbag Standard Standard
Passenger Airbag Standard Standard
Front Side Airbags Standard Standard
Curtain Airbags Standard Standard
NHTSA Crash Test Results
Overall 4 stars 4 stars
Front Crash Overall 4 stars 4 stars
Front Crash Driver 4 stars 4 stars
Front Crash Passenger 3 stars 4 stars
Side Crash Overall 3 stars 5 stars
Side Barrier Driver 4 stars 3 stars
Side Barrier Passenger 3 stars 5 stars
Side Pole Driver 5 stars 5 stars
Comfort and Convenience
Air Conditioning Standard Standard
CD Player Standard Standard
Radio Standard Standard
Power Windows Standard Standard
Power Door Locks Standard Standard
Passenger Power Seats Standard --
Interior
Maximum Seating 4 seats 4 seats
Front Legroom 40.9 in 41.9 in
Back Legroom 28.6 in 29.9 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 3.5 cu ft 6.9 cu ft
Exterior
Length 120.1 in 166.7 in
Width 66.1 in 69.9 in
Height 59.1 in 50.6 in
Wheelbase 78.7 in 101.2 in

Available Options

2015 Scion iQ
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Exterior Colors

  • Black Currant Metallic
  • Black Sand Pearl
  • Blizzard Pearl
  • Classic Silver Metallic
  • Hot Lava
  • Magnetic Gray Metallic
  • Pacific Blue Metallic
  • Special Color

Option Packages

  • Radio: Bespoke Premium Audio
  • Interior Light & Illuminated Door Sill Kit
  • Paint Protection Film: Hood & Door Package
  • Premium Audio W/Bespoke
  • Toyoguard Elite
  • Toyoguard Elite (XY8)
  • Toyoguard Plus
  • Toyoguard Select
  • Toyoguard Select (XY6)
  • Wheels: 16" 8-Spoke Alloy
  • Wheels: 16" Alloy
2016 Scion FR-S
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Exterior Colors

  • Ablaze
  • Asphalt
  • Halo
  • Hot Lava
  • Oceanic
  • Raven
  • Special Color
  • Steel

Option Packages

  • TRD Lowering Springs
  • Bespoke Audio With Navigation
  • Bespoke Audio with Navigation
  • TRD Exhaust System
  • TRD Sway Bar Set

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