2013 Scion FR-S Long-Term Road Test

2013 Scion FR-S: 20,000-Mile Milestone

July 30, 2013

2013 Scion FR-S

Even though we've reached the 20,000-mile mark with our 2013 Scion FR-S, it's almost like a new beginning. Why? Because, as JayKav recently wrote about, the little rear-drive canyon carver now has a supercharger, thanks to Innovate Motorsports.

As far as how the car itself is holding up, it's doing well.

2013 Scion FR-S

The interior has a few scuffs here and there on some of the hard plastic bits, but that's more our fault than the car's.

The only real problem with our FR-S is that the shifter cap continually feels like it wants to pop off.

But right now, we're more concerned about enjoying the car's newfound power.

Mike Monticello, Road Test Editor @ 20,006 miles


  • danmonda danmonda Posts:

    You have the shift knob too tight.. it bottoms out on the shifter cap (making it pop up) . The shift knob in my brz was always loose and if i tightened the same thing would happen. Thankfully subaru gave me a new one and it is fine now.

  • banhugh banhugh Posts:

    "But right now, we're more concerned about enjoying the car's newfound power." ...for which we are not going to talk about as the shifter cap is far more interesting

  • noburgers noburgers Posts:

    TELL US MORE ABOUT THAT POWER!!! only one brief blog so far on such a significant change to the car deserves more than a few words, editors. We're thirsty for more.

  • camsen camsen Posts:

    This is the best you can come up with after 20k miles? I've had mine for 5k miles and I can write ten times more.

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