Compare 2013 Honda CR-Z vs 2013 Scion tC

2013 Honda CR-Z
2013 Scion tC
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3-Door Manual
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
3-Door Manual 31 38 $19,028 $19,975
3-Door CVT 36 39 $19,645 $20,625
3-Door Manual EX 31 38 $20,622 $21,655
3-Door CVT EX 36 39 $21,239 $22,305
3-Door Manual w/Navi EX 31 38 $22,046 $23,155
3-Door CVT w/Navi EX 36 39 $22,662 $23,805
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2-Door HB Manual (GS)
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door HB Manual 23 31 $17,789 $18,725
2-Door HB Automatic 23 31 $18,739 $19,725
2-Door HB Manual Release Series 8.0 23 31 $20,725 $21,815
2-Door HB Automatic Release Series 8.0 23 31 $21,723 $22,865
Pricing
Invoice Price
$19,028
$17,789
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$19,975
$18,725
Monthly Payment Estimate
$333 / month
$312 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
7.0
7.6
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2013 Honda CR-Z is your best choice if you're looking for a two-seat hybrid sport coupe, but it doesn't excel in either handling or fuel economy. Not quite fast, and not quite nimble, the latest Scion tC is on its way to developing an interesting personality.
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Fuel Economy
City
31 mpg 23 mpg
Highway
38 mpg 31 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Two Seaters Compact Car
Interior Dimensions
Front Leg Room (in)
42.7 41.80
Passenger Capacity
2 5
Front Hip Room (in)
51.5 52.60
Front Head Room (in)
36.9 37.70
Front Shoulder Room (in)
53.8 55.40
Passenger Volume (ft³)
49.1 90.00
Second Head Room (in)
- 36.40
Second Shoulder Room (in)
- 52.10
Second Leg Room (in)
- 34.60
Second Hip Room (in)
- 48.50
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Rear (in)
59.1 61.40
Wheelbase (in)
95.9 106.30
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
68.5 70.70
Track Width, Front (in)
59.6 60.60
Min Ground Clearance (in)
- TBD - 6.30
Length, Overall (in)
160.5 174.00
Height, Overall (in)
54.9 55.70
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
25.1 -
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Up (ft³)
- 14.70
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down (ft³)
- - TBD -
Brakes
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
10.2 x - TBD - 10.98 x - TBD -
Brake Type
Pwr Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
10.3 x - TBD - 11.65 x - TBD -
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
10.6 14.50
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
12.75 14.80
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
35.4 37.40
Steering Type
Electric Rack & Pinion Electric
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
2.48 2.81
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - - TBD -
Tires
Front Tire Size
P195/55VR16 P225/45R18
Spare Tire Size
NA T145/80D16
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P195/55VR16 P225/45R18
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Trailering
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 -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
2639 3070
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in)
NA Compact
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
16 x 6 18 x 7.5
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
NA Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
16 x 6 18 x 7.5
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
- TBD - 6.40
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD - - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
- TBD - - TBD -
Engine
Displacement
1.5L/91 2.5L/152
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
130 @ 6000 180 @ 6000
Engine Type
Gas/Electric I4 Gas I4
Fuel System
Electronic Fuel Injection Direct Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
140 @ 1000-2000 173 @ 4100
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
31 (Est) 23
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
34 (Est) 26
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
38 (Est) 31
Transmission
Clutch Size (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.303 1.38
Trans Type
6 6
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.854 0.88
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.307 3.56
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
1.870 2.05
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
4.29 4.06
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.054 1.03
Trans Description Cont.
Manual Manual
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.689 0.73
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.143 3.54
Summary
Vehicle Name
Honda CR-Z Scion tC
Body Style
Hatchback 3 Door Hatchback
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
0.75 0.95
Suspension Type - Rear
Torsion Beam Double Wishbone
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
NA NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
NA - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front
MacPherson Strut MacPherson Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
NA 0.87
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
NA NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
NA - TBD -
Emissions
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
- TBD - 6
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
- TBD - 7.1
Crash Test Ratings
Overall Rating
Overall Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Driver
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Passenger
Overall Side Crash Rating
Side Barrier Rating
Side Barrier Rating Driver
Side Barrier Rating Passenger Rear Seat
--
Side Pole Rating Driver Front Seat
Combined Side Rating Front Seat
Combined Side Rating Rear Seat
--
Rollover Rating

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