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

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2015 Scion iQ
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CarGurus Instant Market Value
$15,665
2 listings nationwide

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2016 Scion iA
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CarGurus Instant Market Value
$15,057
159 listings nationwide
20 GREAT deals
34 GOOD deals

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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 iA
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Michael Perkins Test Drive Review:

With the Yaris sedan no longer in production, Toyota found itself in need of a replacement and found Mazda had the perfect example in the not-coming-to-U.S.-shores Mazda2. So they paid...

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  • Look and Feel 7
  • Performance 6
  • Form & Function 7
  • Technology 8
  • Safety 7
  • Cost-Effectiveness 7

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 iA
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85
Jennifer writes:
Great bang for your buck. Its a Toyota with a different name. Impossible to go wrong and the Gas Mileage is ...
Power Ranked 2016 Toyota Camry worse.
"The great mileage, price, extras (back up cam, blue tooth), and color."
Handling Ranked 2016 Toyota Camry worse.
"Great drive for less than a Camry but still a Toyota"
Looks/Style Ranked 2016 Toyota Camry worse.
"The color and the curves"
Front Seats Ranked 2016 Toyota Camry worse.
"Comfortable seats for less than a Camry but still a Toyota"
Back Seats Ranked 2016 Toyota Camry worse.
"Comfortable seats for less than a Camry but still a Toyota"
Cargo Capacity Ranked 2016 Toyota Camry worse.
"Well like my sister in law said, it can hold multiple bodies. I know it can also hold lots of groceries and luggage."
Family Car Ranked 2016 Toyota Camry worse.
"The Scion iA is spacious with 4 doors and has a huge trunk, great on gas mileage so you will save money. Scion is a Toyota product so the same great quality and for far less money."
Value Ranked 2016 Toyota Camry worse.
"The price is less than a Toyota Camry and its still really a Toyota"
Would Buy Ranked 2016 Toyota Camry worse.
"You will save money with the purchase as well as on gas"

Specs

2015 Scion iQ
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2016 Scion iA
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Powertrain Continuously Variable Transmission
Drivetrain
FWD
FWD
FWD
Fuel Economy, City
36 MPG
31 MPG
33 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
37 MPG
41 MPG
42 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 8.5 gal 11.6 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Gasoline
Gasoline
Power
--
106 hp @ 6,000 RPM
106 hp @ 6,000 RPM
Torque
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103 lb-ft @ 4,000 RPM
103 lb-ft @ 4,000 RPM
Cylinders
4 cylinders
4 cylinders
4 cylinders
Compression Ratio
11.5:1
12:1
12:1
Displacement
1,300 cc
1,500 cc
1,500 cc
Bore x Stroke
2.85 in x 3.17 in
2.99 in x 3.25 in
2.99 in x 3.25 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 --
Front Crash Overall 4 stars --
Front Crash Driver 4 stars --
Front Crash Passenger 3 stars --
Side Crash Overall 3 stars --
Side Barrier Driver 4 stars --
Side Barrier Passenger 3 stars --
Side Pole Driver 5 stars --
Rollover 4 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 5 seats
Front Legroom 40.9 in 41.9 in
Back Legroom 28.6 in 34.4 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 3.5 cu ft --
Exterior
Length 120.1 in 171.7 in
Width 66.1 in 66.7 in
Height 59.1 in 58.5 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 iA
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Exterior Colors

  • Abyss
  • Frost
  • Graphite
  • Pulse
  • Sapphire
  • Stealth
  • Sterling

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