About This Vehicle
Room for two-plus adults in a tiny package; decent power for its size; excellent fuel efficiency; great highway manners; easy to maneuver
The Scion iQ is a new model for 2012. The diminutive car is technically a 4-seater, though it's best to plan on two adults plus their stuff for any sort of trip. The iQ is designed as a purely urban machine with the commuter in mind. To that end, it features a 94-hp 1.3L inline-4 and returns an impressive 36 mpg city, 37 mpg highway. Like all Scions, the iQ comes packed with plenty of standard...
The Scion iQ, similar to Smart's offerings, goes above and beyond the Fortwo. The iQ is an engineering powerhouse, with excellent freeway manners for such a small car, as well as an in-the-city demeanor that makes it a snap to maneuver. Its turning radius of 25.8 feet out-performs the Smart by nearly three feet and interior materials are top-notch. When the ways that Scion allows for...
The Scion iQ is tiny, with a wheelbase of just 78.7 inches. However, it's amazing what Toyota engineers have been able to pack into the allotted space. Up front is a 94-hp 1.3L inline-4-cylinder with variable valve timing. The unit is mated to a continuously variable transmission that can propel the iQ to 60 mph in just under 12 seconds. More importantly, the iQ returns 36 mpg in the city...