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2011 Scion tC - Road Test Specs

2011 Scion tC Hatchback

(2.5L 4-cyl. 6-speed Automatic)


Year Make Model2011 Scion tC 2dr Hatchback (2.5L 4cyl 6A)
Vehicle TypeFWD 2dr 5-passenger Hatchback
Estimated MSRP$19,995
Assembly locationTsutsumi, Japan


ConfigurationTransverse, front-engine, front-wheel drive
Engine typeNaturally aspirated, port-injected, gasoline inline-4
Displacement (cc/cu-in)2,499cc (152 cu-in)
Block/head materialAluminum/aluminum
ValvetrainDOHC, four valves per cylinder, variable intake- and exhaust-valve timing
Compression ratio (x:1)10.4
Horsepower (hp @ rpm)180 @ 6,000
Torque (lb-ft @ rpm)173 @ 4,100
Fuel typeRegular unleaded
Transmission typeSix-speed automatic with console shifter
Transmission ratios (x:1)I = 3.300, II = 1.900, III = 1.420, IV = 1.000, V = 0.713, VI = 0.608, R = 4.148
Final-drive ratio (x:1)3.815


Suspension, frontIndependent MacPherson struts, coil springs, stabilizer bar
Suspension, rearIndependent double-wishbone, coil springs, stabilizer bar
Steering typeElectric-assist, rack-and-pinion power steering
Steering ratio (x:1)14.8
Tire typeAll-season front and rear
Tire size, frontP225/45R18 91W
Tire size, rearP225/45R18 91W
Tire sizeP225/45R18 91W
Wheel size18-by-7.5-inches front and rear
Wheel materialCast aluminum
Brakes, front11.65-inch ventilated disc with single-piston sliding caliper
Brakes, rear10.98-inch solid disc with single-piston sliding caliper

Track Test Results

0-60 mph, mfr. claim (sec.)8.3

Fuel Consumption

Fuel economy, mfr. est. (mpg)23 city/31 highway/26 combined
Fuel tank capacity (U.S. gal.)14.5

Audio and Advanced Technology

Stereo descriptionEight-speaker Pioneer AM/FM/CD stereo (MP3/WMA CD and satellite-tuner capable) with 140-watt 2-channel amplifier and RCA output jacks
iPod/digital media compatibilityStandard iPod via USB jack
Satellite radioOptional XM
Hard-drive music storage capacity (Gb)Not available
Rear seat video and entertainmentRCA outputs
Bluetooth phone connectivityOptional
Navigation systemOptional
Telematics (OnStar, etc.)Not available
Smart entry/StartRemote start optional
Parking aidsNot available
Blind-spot detectionNot available
Adaptive cruise controlNot available
Lane-departure monitoringNot available
Collision warning/avoidanceNot available
Night VisionNot available
Driver coaching displayStandard with automatic transmission

Dimensions & Capacities

Curb weight, mfr. claim (lbs.)3,102
Length (in.)174.0
Width (in.)70.7
Height (in.)55.7
Wheelbase (in.)106.3
Track, front (in.)60.6
Track, rear (in.)61.4
Legroom, front (in.)41.8
Legroom, rear (in.)34.6
Headroom, front (in.)37.7
Headroom, rear (in.)36.4
Shoulder room, front (in.)55.4
Shoulder room, rear (in.)52.1
Seating capacity5
Trunk volume (cu-ft)34.5


Bumper-to-bumper3 years/36,000 miles
Powertrain5 years/60,000 miles
Corrosion5 years/Unlimited mileage
Roadside assistanceNot available
Free scheduled maintenanceComplimentary 5,000- and 10,000-mile factory-recommended services

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