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Scion tC

Base MSRP price range:
$19,210 - $20,360
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Ratings Category: Compact cars
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Scion tC Overview

Despite updates, the pseudo-sporty tC has fallen flat in our testing. Its 2.5-liter four-cylinder provides adequate acceleration and averaged a very good 27-mpg overall with the six-speed automatic. Mundane handling belies the tC's racy, sporty coupe looks. It's noisy and stiff riding, making it an unpleasant companion. On the plus side are the tC's hatchback versatility and particularly spacious rear seat. Interior fit and finish is unimpressive, the radio controls are infuriating, and the thick rear roof pillars and small windows block outward visibility.

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