The 2011 Scion TC Offers Exciting New Features

For 2011 Toyota presents a new and updated Scion TC with lots of exciting new features including a more powerful engine, a new set of wheels and new transmissions.
By: Jacqueline Star
Aug. 18, 2010 - PRLog -- Toyota is well known for its reliable and affordable cars and the automaker sets the bar with its new 2011 Scion TC which will include a exciting changes including a much more robust engine, new transmissions, larger brakes, a new power electronic steering system and a new set of slick eighteen inch alloy wheels. The Scion TC is a hatch back two door coupe that is popular with younger automotive shoppers in the twenty-something year old range due to its price range and sporty look.  The average age of a Scion buyer is 26 years. What’s unique about the Scion is that it offers lots of cool gadgets and the ability for drivers to customize their ride, something that is very popular with many young car owners.  

The Scion TC 2011 will be powered by a 2.5 V4 engine with 180 HP and 173 lb feet of torque. This should be more than ample power for the average driver. The updated transmission consists of a 6-speed manual and 6-speed automatic which replace the 5-speed manual and 4-speed automatic. This new engine will offer superior gas mileage and also be paired with a sport-tuned exhaust system.  Fuel economy stands at 23 mpg in the city and 31 mpg on the freeway. This car can go from 0-60 mph in less than 8 seconds, which is decent considering the low price factor.

This car offers a refined interior with many features to make your ride as comfortable as possible including a tilt steering wheel and the plush sport front bucket seats which are one inch wider than the ones manufactured prior to 2011. The standard Pioneer audio system had earned high reviews for its crystal clear and powerful sound and includes a subwoofer and 8 speakers and outputs 300 watts. This is comparable to audio systems found in much more expensive luxury vehicles.  The system is compatible with most MP3 players plus it is even possible to customize the audio face plate.  There is also a huge panoramic sunroof and convenient keyless entry.

Engineers included a ton of safety features such as side curtain and knee air bags, seatbelt pre tensioners and 3 point anchor seat belts, anti lock brakes, a brake assist system, electronic brake force distribution and a tire pressure monitoring system. The exterior panels of the car also functions to absorb energy during a high impact accident.  The car comes with a powertrain warranty coverage for 5 years/ 60,000 miles and basic coverage for 36months/36,000 miles.

The starting price of the Scion TC is around $19k and can vary depending on the type of transmission and options selected. The automatic transmission is a bit more expensive versus the manual one. If you are looking for an affordable car with an edgy look and an incredible sound system then the Scion would be a great deal.  

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