2005 Scion tC Road Test Specs | Edmunds

2005 Scion tC - Road Test Specs

2005 Scion tC Hatchback

(2.4L 4-cyl. 5-speed Manual)


Model year2004
Style2dr Coupe (2.4L 4cyl 5M)
Base MSRP$15,950.00
As-tested MSRP$18,429


Drive typeFWD
Engine typeDOHC I-4 with Variable Valve Timing
Displacement (cc/cu-in)2.4
Horsepower (hp @ rpm)160 @ 6000
Torque (lb-ft @ rpm)163 @ 4200
Transmission type5-speed manual


Suspension, frontIndependent with stabilizer bar
Suspension, rearIndependent with stabilizer bar
Steering typePower-assisted rack and pinion
Tire brandBridgestone
Tire modelPotenza
Tire size, frontP215/45ZR17
Tire size, rearP215/45ZR17
Brakes, frontFour-wheel disc w/ ABS

Fuel Consumption

EPA fuel economy (mpg)22 City 29 Highway
Fuel tank capacity (U.S. gal.)14.5

Dimensions & Capacities

Curb weight, mfr. claim (lbs.)2905
Length (in.)174
Width (in.)69.1
Height (in.)55.7
Wheelbase (in.)106.3
Legroom, front (in.)41.6
Legroom, rear (in.)33.6
Headroom, front (in.)37.6
Headroom, rear (in.)36.6
Seating capacity5
Cargo volume (cu-ft)12.8
Max. cargo volume, seats folded (cu-ft)60


Bumper-to-bumper3 years / 36,000 miles
Powertrain5 years / 60,000 miles
Corrosion5 years / unlimited miles
Roadside assistanceNot Available
Free scheduled maintenanceNot Available


Front airbagsStandard
Side airbagsOptional
Head airbagsOptional
Antilock brakesStandard
Electronic brake enhancementsNot Available
Traction controlNot Available
Stability controlNot Available
Rollover protectionNot Available
Emergency assistance systemNot Available
NHTSA crash test, driverNot tested
NHTSA crash test, passengerNot tested
NHTSA crash test, side frontNot tested
NHTSA crash test, side rearNot tested
NHTSA rollover resistanceNot tested

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