Scion TC: The Sophisticated

Popularity Of The Best Sport Utility Vehicle From Scion

Scion tc was introduced in US in June 2004 which is a sports compressed vehicle manufactured by the leading car manufacturers Toyota. It was put on sale in the market under the Scion division in North America and later in 2010 it was introduce in Canada. Actually, the second name is not suitable with its stable mates like XA, XB and even XD. It is because XC title is already used by the Volvo brand company to their Volvo cars for their array of sports value cars. As per the Scion, the name Tc stands mainly for touring coupe which means touring car.

In the commencement of the year 2011, it was sold with the name Toyota Zelas in the part of Middle East, South America and Central America. In fact this Zelas name was derived from the word “Zelante” which is Italian with the meaning as “passionate” or “enthusiastic”. And more over this car was not put on sale in Japan and in any other right hand drive vehicle market.

Debut of the Toyota vehicle

In the January 2004 NAIAS, Toyota first appeared with its production of tc and started its sales in June 2004 and 2005 as a model year for it. This vehicle is mainly designed in order to plea to the millennial market. Actually, Toyota expected to appeal by designing numerous standard features and other discretionary features which were extremely simple and easy to add to the vehicle. This Scion tc car allocates its chassis with the Avensis and makes use of McPherson struts in the front and a double wishbone back suspension in it. In case of price, it is low according to the model like, for 2009 model with base MSRP, it is US$ 17,670 with manual transmission which is a major feature in it. And Toyota has followed the pricing marketing style of pure “monospec” which it is subsequent with it now. And more interestingly, you don’t find this generation being sold in Canada at present point of time.

Features of Scion tc

In this model, you have major and standard equipments like power windows, air conditioning system, cruise control, four wheel anti lock disc brakes for the safety of passengers, keyless entry, mirror mounted turned signal lights for better view, a panoramic moon roof to enjoy the view, a 160 watt forge sound system with a CD player for fun and entertainment and 17 inch alloy wheels to balance the vehicle in a good way.

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Technical Characteristics of Scion TC

Technical Characteristics of 2011 Scion tC produced by Scion (JP).

Body Type Fixed-head coupe 2 doors
Weight 1388 Kg
Length 4420 mm
Height 1415 mm
Wheelbase 2700 mm
Front Track 1539 mm
Rear Track 1560 mm
Ground Clearance 160 mm
Fuel Capacity 55 liters
Engine location front
Engine alignment transverse
Drive Wheels Front wheel drive
Steering rack & pinion PAS
Fuel Supply System SMPFI
Max Power 181HP (133 kW) @ 6000 rpm
Max Torque 234Nm @ 4100 rpm
CO2 Emissions n/a
Engine Coolant water
Displacement 2494 cc
Bore 90 mm
Stroke 98 mm
Cam Design DOHC - Double Overhead Camshaft (per bank)
Cylinders 4 INLINE
Valves per cylinder 4
Total Valves 16
Compression Ratio 10.4:1
Aspiration Normal
Front Brakes VeDi
Rear Brakes Di-S-ABS
Standard Wheels 7? x 18 / 7? x 18
Standard Tyres P225/45 R 18 / P225/45 R 18
Suspension Front I.DW.ARB.
Suspension Rear I.DW.ARB.
Transmission 6 speed manual
Number of gears 6
Acceleration 0-100 Km/h n/a
Acceleration 80-120 Km/h n/a
Top Speed n/a
City n/a
Road n/a
Mixt n/a