2016 Scion iQ Review, Price, Specs

Scion is a vehicle brand, which is manufactured by Toyota for the automotive market in North America. It is recognized for being greatly customizable low-priced vehicles aimed at younger automobile buyers. Most of the Scion vehicles are priced less than $20,000 and the 2016 Scion iQ is no exception. The Scion first introduced the iQ in 2008 to the automotive industry, and its first generation is a three-door backdoor vehicle that is under production stage for the model year 2016.

Car buyers can tailor their 2016 iQ with countless accessories available for new Scion sedans. The new iQ from Scion is a tiny vehicle that is perfect for buyers, who are in search of a small vehicle to be used in a city. With the smaller body size, it is an outstanding vehicle for people, having difficulty in seeking a parking spot and it is ideal for buyers who need an economic vehicle for their daily use.

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2016 Scion iQ front

2016 Scion iQ Changes, Exterior

The automaker offers an aggressive look by equipping it with a set of appealingly designed 17-inch aluminum alloy wheels that are enclosed by high-treaded all climate tires for enhanced grip. It comes with the body measurements of 120.1 x 66.1 x 59.1 inches in length, width and height respectively and with the wheelbase of 78.7 inches in length. With the combination of these petite body measurements and a strutting sort of front suspension and the Torsion Beam sort of rear suspension, it offers passengers a hassle-free and a comfortable ride. The front disc brakes and the rear drum brakes of the new vehicle allow the driver to handle it easily and efficiently.

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2016 Scion iQ side

The automaker releases it with seven beautiful body colors, such as:
 Black Sand Pearl.
 Hot Lava.
 Classic Silver Metallic.
 Blizzard Pearl.
 Black Currant Metallic.
 Magnetic Gray Metallic.
 Pacific Blue Metallic.

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2016 Scion iQ side

2016 Scion iQ Interior

The cabin is designed to house four adult occupants, including the driver in a comfortable way. Besides the two front seats, the cabin is equipped with a small kid’s seat and an adult seat at the back of the driver’s seat. Inside the new model iQ, though there is a small cargo space, the opposite side comes with helpful and stylish options. All interior elements within the cabin are prepared from top materials. Besides trendy options, it is provided with quite a lot of other Scion iQ 2016 features as standard that includes:
 Electronic brake force distribution.
 11 airbags.
 Vehicle solidity management.
 Grip management.
 Brake assist.
 Anti-lock brakes.

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2016 Scion iQ interior


According to its body size, the automaker equips their 2016 IQ with a four-cylinder engine with the capacity of 1.3 cubic decimeters. This 2016 Scion iQ engine offers the essential power and torque of 94 HP at 6000 RPM and 89 lbs per foot at 4400 RPM respectively.
This small engine accelerates the new iQ to attain the velocity of 60 mph from the start in less than 12 seconds, with the maximum speed of 100 mph.

With the intention of improving the performance and the fuel competence, the automaker combines the engine with a six-rated continuously variable transmission. As a result, buyers can anticipate improved fuel economy. This combination also allows it to offer a city and highway mileage of 36 mpg and 37 mpg respectively, The 2016 iQ has an 8.5-gallon capacity fuel tank.

Price and the release date

Buyers can buy their favorite small car with the initial cost of $ 16,000. 2016 Scion iQ release date will be during the last quarter of 2015 or start of 2016.

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2016 Scion iQ rear

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