Scion tC – Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

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First generation [ edit ]

(1,318#160;kg) (manual) 2,970#160;lb (automatic)

Toyota debuted the tC at the January 2004 NAIAS sales beginning in June as a 2005 model year. The tC was designed to appeal to the Millennial [ 2 ] Toyota hoped to do so by making features numerous and optional extremely easy to add. The tC shares its chassis with the [ 3 ] and uses a MacPherson strut and double wishbone rear

Its low price (base MSRP of US$ for the 2009 model with transmission) is a major feature, as as the pure monospec pricing style that Toyota has This generation was not sold in

Major standard equipment power windows, cruise air conditioning, keyless entry. turn signal lights, anti-lock disc brakes, a Pioneer sound system CD player, 17-inch alloy and a panoramic moonroof.

The tC received a facelift in 2007 for the 2008 year that included a grille and new head- and taillights.

A version of the Scion tC known as the Package was offered without of the standard accessories. The Scion tC Package replaces the 17-inch alloy wheels with (410#160;mm) steel wheels and spoke wheel covers. The roof is fixed in place and the wheel is made of urethane of wrapped leather and lacks controls; cruise control is not offered and many other interior and exterior changes.

This model, which is to serve as a blank slate to the market, was offered in only colors: Super White, Mica, Black Sand and Classic Silver Metallic. was $1,400 less than the model. The Spec Package was for the 2009 model year.

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Engine: 2.4#160;L Overhead Cam (DOHC ) 16-valve with VVT-i. compression of 9.6:1 for the 2005/06 models and for 2007-2010.

Displacement. 2362 cc

161#160;hp (120#160;kW) @ 6000 rpm / 160#160;hp (119#160;kW) @ 5700 rpm

Torque: 162#160;lb·ft (220#160;N·m) @ (2007MY+) / 163#160;lb·ft (221#160;N·m) @ rpm (2005-06MY)

200#160;hp (149#160;kW) / (251#160;N·m) with TRD Supercharger

Standard 5-speed manual or optional 4-speed electronically automatic transmission (2008-2010 transmissions are labeled as 4 speed transmission in the Scion brochure)

weight: 2,970#160;lb (1,350#160;kg) 2,905#160;lb (1,318#160;kg) (manual)

tank: 14.5#160;US gal (55#160;L;

EPA ratings for manual transmission: -US (12#160;L/100#160;km; 24#160;mpg -imp ) / 27#160;mpg -US (8.7#160;L/100#160;km; 32#160;mpg ) hwy (2007MY+); 19#160;mpg -US (12#160;L/100#160;km; -imp ) city / 27#160;mpg -US 32#160;mpg -imp ) hwy (2005/06)

EPA for automatic transmission: 21#160;mpg -US 25#160;mpg -imp ) city / -US (8.1#160;L/100#160;km; 35#160;mpg -imp ) hwy 20#160;mpg -US (12#160;L/100#160;km; 24#160;mpg ) city / 27#160;mpg -US (8.7#160;L/100#160;km; -imp ) hwy (2005/06)


0-60#160;mph 7.4sec.

1/4 (

400 m) 15.6 s @ 89.9#160;mph (144.7#160;km/h) [ 4 ]

1/4 (

400 m) 14.2 (TRD Supercharger)

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NHTSA crash ratings (2006) [ 5 ]

Frontal Test – Driver:

Crash Test –

Side Impact Rating

Side Impact Rating Rear:

Rollover Rating:

The Institute for Highway Safety gave the Scion tC an Acceptable score in both the frontal and side impact crash [ 6 ] [ 7 ]

All Scion tCs come standard 4-wheel disc brakes anti-lock brakes. For 2008 front seat-mounted side airbags. front and rear curtain airbags. and a driver’s airbag became standard. passenger classification was also allowing dual stage of airbag release dependent the weight of the passenger. [ 8 ] Vehicle Control is not offered.

Toyota Development (TRD) [ edit ]

to many other models of there are many upgrades through the in house tuning Toyota Racing Development Currently TRD produces performance such as lowering springs and struts, full coilover systems, performance brake rear sway bars, strut tower bars, differentials, upgraded clutches, exhausts and cold-air intakes for the tC. Other cosmetic accessories as TRD branded valve covers and oil are also offered.

TRD also offered a supercharger is a rebadged Vortech supercharger is capable of putting out 20#160;psi although when installed by a and under warranty it is set at 6#160;psi Starting in 2008, Scion making the supercharger with pulleys. As of mid-2009, TRD has discontinued of superchargers for the Scion tC. [ 9 ]

Release line [ edit ]

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