2010 Scion tC  -  $17,820


Vehicle Details

MSRP: $17,820
Base Invoice: $16,965
Destination Charge: $720
Options: $0
Trim: 2dr HB Man (Natl)
Doors: 2
Drive train: Front Wheel Drive
MPG: Avg: 23 | City: 20 | Hwy: 27
Body Style: 2dr HB Man (Natl)
Transmission: 5-speed manual transmission w/OD
Engine: 2.4L DOHC SFI 16-valve VVT-i I4 engine

Pros

A stylish and economical value; superb front seats; sporty handling; numerous customization options; torquey engine; good legroom


Model Highlights

The 2010 tC is offered in only one trim, and is available with either a manual or automatic transmission. The Scion brand, aimed directly at younger buyers, offers simplified ordering, with a long standard-equipment list, and extensive accessory availability. This makes the entry price low, at only $17,000, and customization easy.

The 2010 Scion tC is powered by a sporty 2.4L 4-cylinder engine with Variable Valve Timing with intelligence technology. This helps the engine produce 161 horsepower and 162 foot-pounds of torque. It comes mated to either a standard 5-speed manual or an optional 4-speed automatic transmission. Four-wheel independent suspension with double wishbone in back helps provide responsive handling.

As in previous model years, the 2010 Scion tC offers a range of comfort and convenience features compared to other sporty coupes in its price range. Standard features include 17-inch alloy wheels, a dual-pane sunroof, air-conditioning, split-folding and reclining rear seats, keyless entry, cruise control, full power accessories with one-touch up/down windows and a Pioneer CD stereo with an auxiliary input jack and iPod integration.

Standard safety equipment includes front seat-mounted side airbags, a driver's knee airbag, and side-curtain airbags that extend to front and rear occupants. Four-wheel antilock disc brakes are also standard, along with electronic brake-force distribution.

A range of options are geared toward customization and include various wheel, trim, and appearance add-ons, along with an upgraded in-dash navigation system and a premium sound system.

Most noteworthy is the Toyota Racing Development (TRD) line of performance equipment, including suspension kits, a high-performance clutch, quick-shift kit, and sportier-sounding exhaust system.


Model News

For 2010, the sporty Scion tC is little changed from 2009. For exterior colors, Nautical Blue Metallic replaces Blue Ribbon Metallic.


Value Writeup

Launched in 2005, the 2010 Scion tC is the only coupe in the Scion lineup for the model year. The 2010 tC is aimed squarely at 20-something buyers, with its sporty yet economical performance and an appearance.

With a relatively long-for-its-class 106.3-inch wheelbase, the 2010 tC provides surprisingly good legroom for rear passengers. A cockpit-like design is highlighted by seats that are snug and bolstered firmly in place. With the backseat down, the 2010 Scion tC offers almost 35 cubic feet of cargo space, a rarity for the small car class. Throughout the rest of the interior, the tC has numerous storage spaces, including a 2-tiered center console and CD and cell phone holders.

In frontal crash tests conducted by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, the tC earned a perfect five stars for driver protection, four stars for passenger protection, and another five stars for side-impact crashes involving both front and rear passengers.

Numerous after-market options are available. MSRP starts at $17,000, and with the manual transmission, mileage is 20 mpg city / 27 mpg highway.


Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
8.1

EPA Classification
Subcompact

EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
6

Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive

EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy
27 MPG

Cruising Range - City
290.00 mi

EPA Fuel Economy Est - City
20 MPG

Fuel Economy Est-Combined
23 MPG

Cruising Range - Hwy
391.50 mi

Engine Type
Gas I4

Displacement
2.4L/144

Fuel System
SFI

SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
161 @ 6000

SAE Net Torque @ RPM
162 @ 4000

Trans Type
5

Trans Description Cont.
Manual w/OD

First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.54

Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.05

Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.33

Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.97

Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.78

Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.58

Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
4.24

Total Cooling System Capacity
6.4 qts

Passenger Capacity
5

Passenger Volume
84.7 ft³

Front Head Room
37.6 in

Front Leg Room
41.6 in

Front Shoulder Room
54.3 in

Front Hip Room
53.2 in

Second Head Room
36.6 in

Second Leg Room
33.6 in

Second Shoulder Room
50.0 in

Second Hip Room
47.3 in

Wheelbase
106.3 in

Length, Overall
174.0 in

Width, Max w/o mirrors
69.1 in

Height, Overall
55.7 in

Track Width, Front
59.3 in

Track Width, Rear
59.3 in

Min Ground Clearance
5.2 in

Trunk Volume
12.8 ft³

Base Curb Weight
2932 lbs

Suspension Type - Front
Independent

Suspension Type - Rear
Independent

Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
MacPherson Strut

Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Double Wishbone

Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front
0.83 in

Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear
0.71 in

Front Tire Size
P215/45ZR17

Rear Tire Size
P215/45ZR17

Spare Tire Size
T125/70D17

Front Wheel Size
17 x 7.0 in

Rear Wheel Size
17 x 7.0 in

Spare Wheel Size
Compact in

Front Wheel Material
Aluminum

Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum

Spare Wheel Material
Steel

Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion

Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
17.7

Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
3.15

Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb
36.1 ft

Brake Type
Pwr

Brake ABS System
4-wheel

Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes

Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes

Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
10.83 x -TBD- in

Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
10.59 x -TBD- in

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx
14.5 gal

Basic Years
3

Basic Miles/km
36,000

Drivetrain Years
5

Drivetrain Miles/km
60,000

Corrosion Years
5

Corrosion Miles/km
Unlimited

NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID
10V035000

Mfg's Report Date
JAN 26, 2010

Component
EQUIPMENT:OTHER:LABELS

Potential Number of Units Affected
271417

Summary
GULF STATES TOYOTA IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2005-2010 VEHICLES FOR FAILING TO COMPLY WITH THE REQUIREMENTS OF FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD NO. 110, "TIRE SELECTION AND RIMS." THESE VEHICLES WERE SOLD BETWEEN SEPTEMBER 1, 2005 AND JUNE 2, 2008 WITHOUT THE REQUISITE LOAD CARRYING CAPACITY MODIFICATION LABELS.

Consequence
THIS DOES NOT MEET THE STANDARD REQUIREMENTS.

DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE CERTIFICATION LABEL, THE TIRE AND LOADING INFORMATION LABEL, AND THE LOAD CARRYING CAPACITY MODIFICATION (ADDENDUM) LABEL FREE OF CHARGE. DEALERS WILL ALSO CORRECT THE OWNER'S MANUAL. THE SAFETY RECALL IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN DURING MAY 2010. OWNERS MAY CONTACT GULF STATES TOYOTA AT 713-580-3300.

OWNERS MAY ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S VEHICLE SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), OR GO TO HTTP://WWW.SAFERCAR.GOV .

NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID
10V036000

Mfg's Report Date
OCT 01, 2009

Component
EQUIPMENT:OTHER:LABELS

Potential Number of Units Affected
153418

Summary
SOUTHEAST TOYOTA IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2006-2009 SIENNA PASSENGER VEHICLES FOR FAILING TO COMPLY WITH THE REQUIREMENTS OF FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD NO. 110, "TIRE SELECTION AND RIMS." THESE VEHICLES WERE SOLD BETWEEN SEPTEMBER 1, 2005 AND JUNE 2, 2008 WITHOUT THE REQUISITE LOAD CARRYING CAPACITY MODIFICATION LABELS.

Consequence
A DRIVER MAY OVERLOAD A VEHICLE WHICH MAY INCREASE THE RISK OF A CRASH.

DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE LOAD CARRYING CAPACITY MODIFICATION (ADDENDUM) LABEL FREE OF CHARGE. THE RECALL EXPECTED TO BEGIN DURING MAY 2010. OWNERS MAY CONTACT SOUTHEAST TOYOTA AT 1-954-420-2000.

OWNERS MAY ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S VEHICLE SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), OR GO TO HTTP://WWW.SAFERCAR.GOV .

NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID
10V035000

Mfg's Report Date
February 3, 2010

Component
EQUIPMENT

Potential Number of Units Affected
271,417

Summary
GULF STATES TOYOTA IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2005-2010 VEHICLES FOR FAILING TO COMPLY WITH THE REQUIREMENTS OF FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD NO. 110, "TIRE SELECTION AND RIMS." THESE VEHICLES WERE SOLD BETWEEN SEPTEMBER 1, 2005 AND JUNE 2, 2008 WITHOUT THE REQUISITE LOAD CARRYING CAPACITY MODIFICATION LABELS.

Consequence
THIS DOES NOT MEET THE STANDARD REQUIREMENTS.

DEALERS WILL MAIL TO CONSUMERS THE CORRECTED LABEL OR THE CUSTOMER WILL HAVE THE OPTION FOR DEALERS TO INSTALL THE LABEL FREE OF CHARGE. DEALERS WILL ALSO CORRECT THE OWNER'S MANUAL. THE SAFETY RECALL BEGAN ON MAY 27, 2010. OWNERS MAY CONTACT GULF STATES TOYOTA AT 713-580-3300.

OWNERS MAY ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S VEHICLE SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), OR GO TO HTTP://WWW.SAFERCAR.GOV .

NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID
10V036000

Mfg's Report Date
February 3, 2010

Component
EQUIPMENT

Potential Number of Units Affected
153,418

Summary
SOUTHEAST TOYOTA IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2005-2011 PASSENGER VEHICLES FOR FAILING TO COMPLY WITH THE REQUIREMENTS OF FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD NO. 110, "TIRE SELECTION AND RIMS." THESE VEHICLES WERE SOLD WITHOUT THE REQUISITE LOAD CARRYING CAPACITY MODIFICATION LABELS.

Consequence
A DRIVER MAY OVERLOAD A VEHICLE WHICH MAY INCREASE THE RISK OF A CRASH.

DEALERS WILL MAIL TO CONSUMERS THE CORRECTED LABEL OR THE CUSTOMER WILL HAVE THE OPTION FOR DEALERS TO INSTALL THE LABEL FREE OF CHARGE. THE SAFETY RECALL BEGAN ON MAY 27, 2010. OWNERS MAY CONTACT SOUTHEAST TOYOTA AT 1-800-301-6859.

OWNERS MAY ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S VEHICLE SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), OR GO TO HTTP://WWW.SAFERCAR.GOV .

Frontal Driver

Frontal Passenger

Side Driver

Side Rear Passenger

Crash Test Note
Results based on a 35 MPH frontal crash and 38.5 MPH side crash. Results are reported in a range of one to five stars, with five stars indicating the best crash protection for vehicles within the same weight class. This test used driver and passenger belts and airbags.

NHTSA Rollover Rating

Rollover Note
The Rollover Resistance Rating is an estimate of your risk of rolling over if you have a single vehicle crash. It does not predict the likelihood of that crash. The Rollover Resistance Rating utilizes a "fishhook" maneuver which is a series of abrupt turns at varying speeds to see how "top-heavy" a vehicle is. The more "top-heavy" the vehicle, the more likely it is to roll over. The lowest rated vehicles (1-star) are at least four times more likely to roll over than the highest rated vehicles (5-stars).

2.4L DOHC SFI 16-valve VVT-i I4 engine

5-speed manual transmission w/OD

Front wheel drive

Independent MacPherson strut front suspension

Independent double wishbone rear suspension

Front & rear stabilizer bars

Pwr assisted rack & pinion steering

Front ventilated disc/rear solid disc brakes

Chrome exhaust tip

17" x 7" split 6-spoke aluminum wheels w/graphite finish

P215/45ZR17 all-season tires

Temporary spare tire

Panorama moonroof w/pwr slide front glass panel & dual manual sunshades

Headlamps w/auto-off

Pwr side mirrors w/turn signal indicators

Variable intermittent windshield wipers

160-watt Pioneer AM/FM stereo w/CD/MP3 player -inc: satellite radio capability, Sound Retouch digital equalization, Scion sound processing, customizable welcome screen, (6) speakers w/Pioneer subwoofer, auxiliary audio & iPod inputs

Rear fender-mounted antenna

Front sport bucket seats w/fully reclining sleep feature & driver seat adjustable height, thigh support

Driver seat one-touch walk-in w/track & seat angle memory

Reclining 60/40 split folding rear seat

Fabric seat trim

Center console box w/cover

Tilt 3-spoke steering wheel w/audio controls

Instrumentation -inc: tachometer, trip meter

Outside temp gauge

Deep orange instrument panel illumination

Dual pwr outlets

Pwr windows w/driver & front passenger one-touch auto up/down & jam protection

Pwr door locks

Remote keyless entry w/electronic rear hatch locking system

Cruise control

Engine immobilizer

Air conditioning

Rear window defogger

Driver/front passenger visor vanity mirrors w/cover

Cargo cover

Cargo area under-floor storage

Anti-lock brake system (ABS) w/electronic brakeforce distribution (EBD)

Driver & front passenger dual-stage airbags (SRS) -inc: passenger occupant sensor

Front seat mounted side airbags

Front & rear side curtain airbags

Driver knee airbag

3-point seat belts in all seating positions w/driver & front passenger pretensioners & force limiters

Child safety rear door locks

CRS top tether anchor brackets & lower anchors

Tire pressure monitoring system

First-aid kit

 
50 STATE EMISSIONS
$0

 
SUPER WHITE
$0

 
FLINT MICA
$0

 
CLASSIC SILVER METALLIC
$0

 
BLACK SAND PEARL
$0

 
SIZZLING CRIMSON MICA
$0

 
NAUTICAL BLUE METALLIC
$0

 
WAVE LINE PEARL
$0

 
STANDARD PAINT
$0

 
DARK GRAY, FABRIC SEAT TRIM
$0

 
BLU LOGIC HANDS-FREE SYSTEM
$299

 
PREMIUM PIONEER AUDIO SYSTEM
$389

 
SCION NAVIGATION SYSTEM
$1,860

 
XM SATELLITE RADIO
$449

 
AUTO-DIMMING MIRROR
$229

 
CARGO NET
$49

 
CARGO TOTE
$40

 
5-PIECE CARPETED FLOOR MAT & CARGO MAT SET
$171

 
OBX CLASSIC LEATHER SHIFT KNOB
$65

 
CARBON FIBER DASH APPLIQUE
$139

 
DOOR SILLS
$115

 
ILLUMINATED DOOR SILL ENHANCEMENTS
$335

 
AMBER INTERIOR LIGHTING & CUP HOLDER ILLUMINATION
$250

 
BLUE INTERIOR LIGHTING & CUP HOLDER ILLUMINATION
$250

 
SCION SECURITY SYSTEM
$469

 
RAZO RA98GYB SHIFT KNOB
$74

 
OBX SPEED STAR MESH SHIFT KNOB
$65

 
OBX SPEED STAR SHIFT KNOB
$65

 
OBX BRUSHED STAINLESS STEEL SPORT PEDALS
$79

 
TRD BRAKE UPGRADE
$1,350

 
B-PILLAR APPLIQUE
$75

 
OBX CARBON FIBER ENGINE COVER
$325

 
EMX SUPER 7 18" X 7.5" ALLOY WHEELS
$1,565

 
FOG LIGHTS
$437

 
GROUND EFFECTS KIT
$1,083

 
REAR BUMPER APPLIQUE
$58

 
REAR LIP SPOILER
$385

 
REAR PEDESTAL SPOILER
$430

 
TRD FRONT STRUT BRACE
$245

 
TRD QUICK SHIFTER
$335

 
TRD REAR SWAY BAR
$250

 
TRD SPORT EXHAUST
$525

 
TRD 18" 5-SPOKE BLACK FINISH ALLOY WHEELS
$1,999

 
TRD 18" 5-SPOKE SILVER FINISH ALLOY WHEELS
$1,999

 
WHEEL LOCKS
$65

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