Toyota Corolla vs Scion tC 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.

New Car Pricing New listing price comparison and analysis.

2020 Toyota Corolla
L FWD
MSRP
$19,600
Invoice
$18,522
Average Price Paid
$17,548
782 listings nationwide

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2016 Scion tC
Base
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2020 Toyota Corolla
L FWD
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2016 Scion tC
Base
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Used Car Pricing Used listing price comparison and analysis.

2020 Toyota Corolla
L FWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$20,072
3 listings nationwide

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2016 Scion tC
Base
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$14,755
120 listings nationwide
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13 GOOD deals

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Expert Reviews Reviews from CarGurus experts.

2020 Toyota Corolla
L FWD
Christian Wardlaw Test Drive Review:

If ever a car was to be described as an appliance, the Toyota Corolla was it. Cheap to buy, dependable as a sunrise, thrifty with fuel, and roomy enough for a frugal family, the Coroll...

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...

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  • Look and Feel 8
  • Performance 7
  • Form & Function 6
  • Technology 7
  • Safety 7
  • Cost-Effectiveness 7
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User Reviews Reviews from CarGurus users who have driven or owned the car.

2020 Toyota Corolla
L FWD
No User Reviews
2016 Scion tC
Base
10
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."

Specs

2020 Toyota Corolla
L FWD
2016 Scion tC
Base
Powertrain Continuously Variable Transmission
Drivetrain
FWD
FWD
FWD
Fuel Economy, City
30 MPG
23 MPG
23 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
38 MPG
31 MPG
31 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 13.2 gal 14.5 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Gasoline
Gasoline
Power
--
179 hp @ 6,000 RPM
179 hp @ 6,000 RPM
Torque
--
172 lb-ft @ 4,100 RPM
172 lb-ft @ 4,100 RPM
Cylinders
4 cylinders
4 cylinders
4 cylinders
Compression Ratio
10.7:1
10.4:1
10.4:1
Displacement
1,800 cc
2,500 cc
2,500 cc
Bore x Stroke
3.17 in x 3.48 in
3.54 in x 3.86 in
3.54 in x 3.86 in
Safety
ABS Brakes Optional Standard
Driver Airbag Optional Standard
Passenger Airbag Optional Standard
Front Side Airbags Optional Standard
Curtain Airbags Optional Standard
NHTSA Crash Test Results
Overall 5 stars 4 stars
Front Crash Overall 5 stars 4 stars
Front Crash Driver 5 stars 5 stars
Front Crash Passenger 5 stars 4 stars
Side Crash Overall -- 5 stars
Side Barrier Driver -- 5 stars
Side Barrier Passenger -- 5 stars
Side Pole Driver 5 stars 5 stars
Comfort and Convenience
Sunroof/Moonroof -- Standard
Air Conditioning Optional Standard
CD Player -- Standard
Radio Optional Standard
Power Windows Optional Standard
Power Door Locks Optional Standard
Interior
Maximum Seating 5 seats 5 seats
Front Legroom 42.3 in 41.8 in
Back Legroom 41.4 in 34.6 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 13.1 cu ft 14.7 cu ft
Maximum Payload 825 lbs --
Exterior
Length 182.3 in 176.6 in
Width 70.1 in 70.7 in
Height 56.5 in 55.7 in
Wheelbase 106.3 in 106.3 in

Available Options

2020 Toyota Corolla
L FWD

Exterior Colors

  • Black Sand Pearl
  • Celestite Gray Metallic
  • Classic Silver Metallic
  • Super White
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

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