Scion tC vs Honda Accord Coupe Compare price, expert/user reviews, mpg, engines, safety, cargo capacity and other specs at a glance.

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2016 Scion tC
Base
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$16,845
39 listings nationwide

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2017 Honda Accord Coupe
EX
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$22,194
34 listings nationwide

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Expert Reviews Reviews from CarGurus experts.

2016 Scion tC
Base
Eric Tallberg Preview:

Scion’s 2016 tC once again confuses both the media and the public as to whether it’s a coupe or a hatchback. But this compact family-hauler continues to offer seating for 4, abundant f...

2017 Honda Accord Coupe
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George Kennedy Preview:

In the modern car market, the personal commuter coupe is something of a dying breed. This was once a segment dominated by cars like the Chevrolet Monte Carlo, Ford Thunderbird, and oth...

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

2016 Scion tC
Base
50
GuruL6K6F writes:
Slightly peppier than the camry, and handles a good amount better, but the Camry cant come close to how much f...
Front Seats Ranked 2012 Toyota Camry SE worse.
"No hot black pleather to sit on. "
Would Buy Ranked 2012 Toyota Camry SE worse.
"Sportier, and waaay better looking."
10
Nathan writes:
Kinda sucked FWD
2017 Honda Accord Coupe
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GuruTYM9C writes:
Love it
20
GuruXY5J2 writes:
One of best coupes I drove in years! V6 sounds outstanding, even better with electronic cutout! Overall hard c...
Looks/Style Ranked 2017 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 Convertible RWD worse.
"Looks just right "
Front Seats Ranked 2017 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 Convertible RWD worse.
"Lots of room"
Realist_sa writes:
Back Seats Ranked 2017 Hyundai Elantra GT worse.
"they more comfortable than the elantra "
Family Car Ranked 2017 Hyundai Elantra GT better.
"it has 4 doors which means more space for the family than the accord"

Specs

2016 Scion tC
Base
2017 Honda Accord Coupe
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Powertrain
Drivetrain
FWD
FWD
FWD
FWD
Fuel Economy, City
23 MPG
23 MPG
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26 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
31 MPG
31 MPG
--
34 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 14.5 gal 17.2 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Gasoline
Gasoline
Gasoline
Power
179 hp @ 6,000 RPM
179 hp @ 6,000 RPM
185 hp @ 6,400 RPM
185 hp @ 6,400 RPM
Torque
172 lb-ft @ 4,100 RPM
172 lb-ft @ 4,100 RPM
181 lb-ft @ 3,900 RPM
181 lb-ft @ 3,900 RPM
Cylinders
4 cylinders
4 cylinders
4 cylinders
4 cylinders
Compression Ratio
10.4:1
10.4:1
11.1:1
11.1:1
Displacement
2,500 cc
2,500 cc
2,400 cc
2,400 cc
Bore x Stroke
3.54 in x 3.86 in
3.54 in x 3.86 in
3.42 in x 3.9 in
3.42 in x 3.9 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 5 stars
Front Crash Overall 4 stars 5 stars
Front Crash Driver 5 stars 5 stars
Front Crash Passenger 4 stars 5 stars
Side Crash Overall 5 stars 5 stars
Side Barrier Driver 5 stars 5 stars
Side Barrier Passenger 5 stars 5 stars
Side Pole Driver 5 stars 5 stars
Rollover 5 stars 5 stars
Comfort and Convenience
Sunroof/Moonroof Standard Standard
Air Conditioning Standard Standard
CD Player Standard Standard
Radio Standard Standard
Power Windows Standard Standard
Power Door Locks Standard Standard
Driver Power Seats -- Standard
Interior
Maximum Seating 5 seats 5 seats
Front Legroom 41.8 in 42.2 in
Back Legroom 34.6 in 33.7 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 14.7 cu ft 13.4 cu ft
Maximum Payload -- 1,051 lbs
Exterior
Length 176.6 in 189.5 in
Width 70.7 in 73 in
Height 55.7 in 56.5 in
Wheelbase 106.3 in 107.3 in

Available Options

2016 Scion tC
Base

Exterior Colors

  • Absolutely Red
  • Black
  • Blizzard Pearl
  • Blue Streak Metallic
  • Cement
  • Cosmic Gray Mica
  • Magnetic Gray Metallic
  • Special Color - Blizzard Pearl

Option Packages

  • BeSpoke Audio With Navigation
  • Vehicle Protection Premium Package
  • Bespoke Premium Audio W/Navigation
  • Interior Light & Illuminated Door Sill Kit
  • TRD Brake Upgrade
  • TRD Performance Exhaust
  • Wheels: TRD 19" Alloy
  • Wheels: TRD 19" Alloy & Tires
  • Wheels: TRD Alloy
  • Wheels: TRD Alloy & Tires
2017 Honda Accord Coupe
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Exterior Colors

  • Crystal Black Pearl
  • Deep Blue Opal Metallic
  • Lunar Silver Metallic
  • Modern Steel Metallic
  • San Marino Red
  • Still Night Pearl
  • White Orchid Pearl

Option Packages

  • AT Sport Suspension
  • MT Sport Suspension
  • Aero Kit
  • Side Underbody Spoiler
  • HFP Package
  • Tires: Conti Sport Contact 3
  • Wheels: 18" Diamond Cut Alloy

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