2013 Scion tC Overview
What’s New for the 2013 Scion tC
The 2013 Scion tC see a brand new Release Series 8.0 trim.
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2013 Scion tC Exterior
The 2013 Scion tC is a compact, five-passenger hatchback coupe that is offered in either the base or the new Release Series 8.0 trim levels. Featuring standard 18-inch alloy wheels and keyless entry, the base model is more than just a sporty hatchback. A sleek design, low profile, and sharp lines make the tC a head-turner.
2013 Scion tC Performance
The 2013 Scion tC is powered by a 2.5-liter inline-4 engine that puts out 180 hp and 173 lb-ft of torque. The front-wheel-drive has a standard six-speed manual transmission with an optional six-speed automatic.
Upgrading to the Release Series 8.0 trim level boosts performance with a lowered suspension, an aerodynamic body kit, sport center-exit exhaust, and paddle shifters on the automatic transmission.
2013 Scion tC Efficiency
The Scion tC gets a respectable 23 mpg city, 31 mpg highway, and 26 mpg combined fuel economy.
2013 Scion tC Interior
The 2013 Scion tC carries its sporty appeal from the exterior to the inside. A thick-rimmed, flat-bottom steering wheel, controls angled toward the driver, and well-bolstered seats are practical and attractive features that make performance driving more comfortable.
Besides being a sporty car, it also boasts an impressive amount of interior space. The hatchback design can accommodate a very large 14.7 cubic feet, making it one of the roomiest sport hatchbacks in its segment. Beyond cargo space, passengers will also find that the reclining seats in the rear allow even tall adults to fit comfortably.
2013 Scion tC Safety
Standard safety features on the Scion tC include stability and traction control, antilock brakes, front knee airbags, front side airbags, side curtain airbags and active front headrests.
In Insurance Institute for Highway Safety crash testing, the tC earned the best possible score of “Good” in the frontal-offset, side-impact and roof-strength tests, and similarly, received the highest possible rating of five stars in governmental crash tests. This is certainly a sports car you can feel good about driving.
- Tim ShultsContributor
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