One of the Year's 10 Least Expensive Coupes - 2013 Scion FR-S Long-Term Road Test

2013 Scion FR-S Long Term Road Test

2013 Scion FR-S: One of the Year's 10 Least Expensive Coupes

February 15, 2013

2013 Scion FR-S

Sometimes you have to make a few compromises to save a few bucks. But there are cases in which you don't, and the Scion FR-S represents one such example. The coupe nabbed a place on our recent top 10 list of the year's least expensive coupes.

While the FR-S isn't heavy on luxury or space, it offers abundant style and is loads of fun to drive. And with a starting price of just $24,500, you don't have to break the bank to get your jollies. Sounds like a good proposition to us.

Warren Clarke, Automotive Content Editor


  • DLu DLu Posts:

    LOL I got my RX2011 -8 R3 new for $24,533. I'm happy

  • yaymx5_ yaymx5_ Posts:

    @DLu Nice. In Feb 2012, I saw a brand new (<100 miles) model year 2010 RX8 R3 advertised for $21k. It had literally been collecting dust at a dealer for two years. I test drove it--pretty fun.

  • lucien4 lucien4 Posts:

    24500? The FR-S starts at 26,355 (incl. dest.).

  • lucien4 lucien4 Posts:

    Oh never mind that's auto. So it's 25,255. According to Edmunds new inventory search some dealers add a huge markup (30K ?)

  • gloss gloss Posts:

    @lucien4 I thought that Scion's no-haggle pricing precludes dealer markup? Pretty scummy if not.

  • And why can't one comment on the Buick?

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