The Scion is launching a new model which is the 2017 Scion tC. This car is the third generation of its previously launched model. What this new Scion tC brings with it is a modern style, improved changes, and better value for money. The previous model of this Scion tC was launched back in 2011, and now it’s just about the time that a new generation of Scion tC is launched. The bones of this Scion tC have been the same and will remain the same in this new model too, but certain new features and upgrades will make customers and fans happy.
2017 Scion tC – Drivetrain and Performance
As per the information, this new 2017 Scion tC has two different options. One is a 2.5-liter engine, and another is a 5.5 liter four-cylinder engine. This 2.5-liter engine is capable of producing 180 horsepower and 173 pound-feet of torque.
The 5.5 liter four-cylinder engine which was also present in the previous model can produce 197 horsepower with an equally good ratio of torque.The engine option for this new Scion tC is going to vary according to its different trim models.
For transmission, these engines will be paired with a six-speed automatic transmission system. A manual transmission system may also be the option. Two wheel drive or all-wheel drive will be featured according to the different trim models available.
With these new engine options, this car is certainly going to have a great performance with matched fuel economy. With an automatic transmission, acceleration of this Scion tC is 0 to 60 in 8 seconds and in the case of manual transmission, its acceleration is going it be 0 to 60 in just 7.5 seconds.
The designers of this Scion tC have also given much importance on its fuel consumption. This car delivers great speed and performance, but it also keeps its fuel consumptions into consideration. This car goes 21 miles per gallon on city roads and 32 miles per gallon on the highway.
2017 Scion tC – Look and Shape Redesign
The new distinctive feature about the body of this car is that the dimension is slightly increased. Some general modifications are made on the back and the front portion of this car. The grille is new, the headlights have a new shape, and the bumper is also new.
Side body lines of this new Scion tC are designed for better aerodynamic purposes. New 18-inch aluminium wheels, new side mirrors and slightly redesigned tailgate can also be seen. In the rear section redesign of two exhaust pipes can be found which imposes a sporty look.
The body of this new Scion tC sits on a completely new platform; roof lines are revisited, and aspect air intakes are also present.
This new 2017 Scion tC has an interior that is quite sophisticated. The interior cabin consists of fine material upholstery. Seats have leather coverings; the instrument panel board has plastic and carbon fibre coverings.
Cabin space of this car is also increased; the front’s seats have folding and adjustment features. The interior cabin is made to provide ample room space with enough head and leg rooms. The dashboard is also changed and gives plenty space.
Technological features like 8 inch LCD touchscreen display with synced infotainment and navigation are present. Other features like voice command, smartphone integration, updated smart navigation system, a hands-free connection like Bluetooth and Wi-Fi, USB port and charging ports can be found.
The safety system in this 2017 Scion tC is updated, and these smart technological safety features make this car very safe. Safety features and functions like navigating sensors, anti-braking system, brake assist and brake-throttle override system and anti-collision system.
With these smart safety features, this car will be a safe vehicle which is set to prevent accidents.
2017 Scion tC – Rivals
Competition is the most important thing that any car has to face. The main competitors of this 2017 Scion tC are Volkswagen Golf, Honda Civic and Hyundai Elantra.
2017 Scion tC – Price and Release Date
Price for this Scion tC will vary according to its different trim. The base model should have an initial cost of around $21,000 and around $23,000 or more for higher trims. In the early start of 2017, this 2017 Scion tC should be available.