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2016 Scion tC
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CarGurus Instant Market Value
$13,496
45 listings nationwide
3 GREAT deals
7 GOOD deals

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2014 Scion xD
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CarGurus Instant Market Value
$8,958
34 listings nationwide

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Expert Reviews Reviews from CarGurus experts.

2016 Scion tC
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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...

2014 Scion xD
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Patricia Mayo Preview:

The compact hatchback named like the web emoticon for a huge closed-eye laughing grin is probably taking its last laughs for 2014. Although no recent confirmations of its demise exist,...

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

2016 Scion tC
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30
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."
Nathan writes:
Kinda sucked FWD
2014 Scion xD
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No User Reviews

Specs

2016 Scion tC
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2014 Scion xD
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Powertrain
Drivetrain
FWD
FWD
FWD
FWD
Fuel Economy, City
23 MPG
23 MPG
27 MPG
27 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
31 MPG
31 MPG
33 MPG
33 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 14.5 gal 11.1 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Gasoline
Gasoline
Gasoline
Power
179 hp @ 6,000 RPM
179 hp @ 6,000 RPM
128 hp @ 6,000 RPM
128 hp @ 6,000 RPM
Torque
172 lb-ft @ 4,100 RPM
172 lb-ft @ 4,100 RPM
125 lb-ft @ 4,400 RPM
125 lb-ft @ 4,400 RPM
Cylinders
4 cylinders
4 cylinders
4 cylinders
4 cylinders
Compression Ratio
10.4:1
10.4:1
10:1
10:1
Displacement
2,500 cc
2,500 cc
1,800 cc
1,800 cc
Bore x Stroke
3.54 in x 3.86 in
3.54 in x 3.86 in
3.17 in x 3.48 in
3.17 in x 3.48 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 5 stars --
Front Crash Passenger 4 stars --
Side Crash Overall 5 stars --
Side Barrier Driver 5 stars --
Side Barrier Passenger 5 stars --
Side Pole Driver 5 stars --
Comfort and Convenience
Sunroof/Moonroof Standard --
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 5 seats 5 seats
Front Legroom 41.8 in 40.3 in
Back Legroom 34.6 in 33.9 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 14.7 cu ft 10.5 cu ft
Exterior
Length 176.6 in 154.7 in
Width 70.7 in 67.9 in
Height 55.7 in 59.4 in
Wheelbase 106.3 in 96.9 in

Available Options

2016 Scion tC
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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
2014 Scion xD
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Exterior Colors

  • Barcelona Red Metallic
  • Black Currant Metallic
  • Black Sand Pearl
  • Classic Silver Metallic
  • Magnetic Gray Metallic
  • Magnetic Gray Metallic W/Black Roof 2-Tone
  • Nautical Blue Metallic
  • Sparkling Sea Metallic W/Silver Roof 2-Tone
  • Super White

Option Packages

  • Radio: Bespoke Premium Audio
  • Radio: Premium Audio W/Bespoke & Nav
  • Remote Engine Starter
  • Premium Audio W/Bespoke & Nav
  • Remote Engine Start W/VIP Security
  • Remote Engine Starter
  • Special Color
  • Special Color (PX)
  • Toyoguard Elite
  • Toyoguard Elite (XY8)
  • Toyoguard Plus
  • Toyoguard Select
  • Wheels: 16" 5 Spoke Aluminum (Gulf)
  • Wheels: 16" Alloy

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