Compare 2011 Honda CR-Z vs 2010 Scion tC

2011 Honda CR-Z
2010 Scion tC
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3-Door Manual
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
3-Door Manual 31 37 $18,260 $19,345
3-Door CVT 35 39 $18,871 $19,995
3-Door Manual EX 31 37 $19,726 $20,905
3-Door CVT EX 35 39 $20,337 $21,555
3-Door Manual w/Navi EX 31 37 $21,418 $22,705
3-Door CVT w/Navi EX 35 39 $22,029 $23,355
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2-Door HB Manual
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door HB Manual 20 27 $16,245 $17,100
2-Door HB Automatic 21 29 $17,005 $17,900
2-Door HB Manual Release Series 6.0 20 27 $17,689 $18,620
2-Door HB Automatic Release Series 6.0 21 29 $18,449 $19,420
Pricing
Invoice Price
$18,260
$16,245
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$19,345
$17,100
Monthly Payment Estimate
$322 / month
$285 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
7.2
7.6
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2011 Honda CR-Z blazes a new trail for eco-performance—but we’re not quite following. The 2010 Scion tC offers more sophisticated handling and lavish features than the low base price would indicate.
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Fuel Economy
City
31 mpg 20 mpg
Highway
37 mpg 27 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Two Seater Subcompact
Interior Dimensions
Front Head Room (in)
36.9 37.6
Front Shoulder Room (in)
53.8 54.3
Passenger Volume (ft³)
49.1 84.7
Front Leg Room (in)
42.7 41.6
Passenger Capacity
2 5
Front Hip Room (in)
51.5 53.2
Second Leg Room (in)
- 33.6
Second Hip Room (in)
- 47.3
Second Head Room (in)
- 36.6
Second Shoulder Room (in)
- 50.0
Exterior Dimensions
Min Ground Clearance (in)
- TBD - 5.2
Length, Overall (in)
160.6 174.0
Height, Overall (in)
54.9 55.7
Track Width, Rear (in)
59.1 59.3
Wheelbase (in)
95.9 106.3
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
68.5 69.1
Track Width, Front (in)
59.6 59.3
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
25.1 12.8
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
- TBD - 10.83 x - TBD -
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
- TBD - 10.59 x - TBD -
Brake Type
Pwr Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
10.6 14.5
Steering
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
- TBD - 3.15
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
12.8 17.7
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
35.4 36.1
Steering Type
Electric Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Tires
Rear Tire Size
P195/55VR16 P215/45ZR17
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P195/55VR16 P215/45ZR17
Spare Tire Size
Compact T125/70D17
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA - TBD -
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
2637 2932
Wheels
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
16 x 6 17 x 7.0
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Compact Compact
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
16 x 6 17 x 7.0
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
4.9 6.4
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD - - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
- TBD - - TBD -
Engine
Fuel System
MPFI SFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
128 @ 1000 - 1750 162 @ 4000
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
1.5L/91 2.4L/144
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
122 @ 6000 161 @ 6000
Engine Type
Gas/Electric I4 Gas I4
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
34 23
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
37 27
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
31 20
Transmission
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.05 0.97
Trans Description Cont.
Manual Manual w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.69 NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.14 3.54
Clutch Size (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.30 1.33
Trans Type
6 5
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.85 0.78
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.31 3.58
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
1.87 2.05
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
4.11 4.24
Summary
Vehicle Name
Honda CR-Z Scion tC
Body Style
3 Door Coupe 3 Door Hatchback
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
- TBD - 0.71
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
NA MacPherson Strut
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- TBD - 0.83
Suspension Type - Rear
Torsion Beam Independent
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
NA Double Wishbone
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front
MacPherson Strut Independent
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
5.5 8.1
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
- TBD - 6
Crash Test Ratings
Overall Rating
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Overall Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
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Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Driver
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Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Passenger
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Overall Side Crash Rating
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Side Barrier Rating
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Side Barrier Rating Driver
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Side Barrier Rating Passenger Rear Seat
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Side Pole Rating Driver Front Seat
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Combined Side Rating Front Seat
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Combined Side Rating Rear Seat
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Rollover Rating
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