Compare 2012 Hyundai Genesis Coupe vs 2012 Scion tC

2012 Hyundai Genesis Coupe
2012 Scion tC
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2-Door I4 Manual 2.0T
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door I4 Manual 2.0T 21 30 $21,180 $22,250
2-Door I4 Automatic 2.0T 20 30 $22,354 $23,500
2-Door I4 Manual R-Spec 2.0T R-Spec 21 30 $23,294 $24,500
2-Door I4 Automatic Premium 2.0T Premium 20 30 $25,410 $26,750
2-Door V6 3.8L Manual R-Spec 3.8 R-Spec 17 26 $25,142 $26,750
2-Door V6 3.8L Automatic Grand Touring w/Blk Lth 3.8 Grand Touring 17 27 $27,932 $29,750
2-Door V6 3.8L Automatic Grand Touring w/Brn Lth 3.8 Grand Touring 17 27 $27,932 $29,750
2-Door V6 3.8L Manual Track 3.8 Track 17 26 $28,862 $30,750
2-Door V6 3.8L Automatic Track 3.8 Track 17 27 $30,257 $32,250
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2-Door HB Manual
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door HB Manual 23 31 $17,646 $18,575
2-Door HB Automatic 23 31 $18,596 $19,575
2-Door HB Automatic Release Series 7.0 23 31 $19,861 $20,905
2-Door HB Manual Release Series 7.0 23 31 $20,811 $21,905
Pricing
Invoice Price
$21,180
$17,646
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$22,250
$18,575
Monthly Payment Estimate
$371 / month
$310 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
7.8
7.6
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2012 Hyundai Genesis Coupe is one of the best performance-car values, with several models fitting the needs of either daily commuters of track-day enthusiasts. The 2012 Scion tC is starting to develop an interesting personality, though it's still not very fast or exceptionally nimble.
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Fuel Economy
City
21 mpg 23 mpg
Highway
30 mpg 31 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Subcompact Compact Car
Interior Dimensions
Front Shoulder Room (in)
56.7 55.4
Passenger Volume (ft³)
88.8 88.4
Second Head Room (in)
34.6 36.4
Second Shoulder Room (in)
52.8 52.1
Front Leg Room (in)
44.1 41.8
Passenger Capacity
4 5
Front Hip Room (in)
56.0 52.6
Second Leg Room (in)
30.3 34.6
Front Head Room (in)
39.2 37.7
Second Hip Room (in)
49.2 48.5
Exterior Dimensions
Min Ground Clearance (in)
5.1 6.3
Length, Overall (in)
182.3 174.0
Height, Overall (in)
54.5 55.7
Track Width, Rear (in)
63.6 61.4
Wheelbase (in)
111.0 106.3
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
73.4 70.7
Track Width, Front (in)
63.0 60.6
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
10.0 -
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Up (ft³)
- 14.7
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down (ft³)
- 34.5
Brakes
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)
12.4 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)
12.6 x - TBD - 11.65 x - TBD -
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
17.2 14.5
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
14.9 14.8
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
37.4 37.4
Steering Type
Pwr rack & pinion Electric pwr
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
2.7 2.81
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
NA - TBD -
Tires
Front Tire Size
P225/45VR18 P225/45R18
Spare Tire Size
T135/90D17 T145/80D16
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P245/45VR18 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)
3294 3060
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Compact Compact
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
18 x 8.0 18 x 7.5
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
18 x 7.5 18 x 7.5
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
5.8 6.4
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD - - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
110 - TBD -
Engine
Displacement
2.0L/122 2.5L/152
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
210 @ 6000 180 @ 6000
Engine Type
Turbocharged Gas I4 Gas I4
Fuel System
Electronic Fuel Injection Electronic Fuel Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
223 @ 2000 173 @ 4100
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
30 31
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
21 23
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
24 26
Transmission
Clutch Size (in)
NA - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.67 1.38
Trans Type
6 6
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel drive Front Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 0.88
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.99 3.56
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.47 2.05
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.91 4.06
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.23 1.03
Trans Description Cont.
Manual Manual w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.79 0.73
First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.23 3.54
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
NA -
Summary
Vehicle Name
Hyundai Genesis Coupe Scion tC
Body Style
2 Door Coupe 3 Door Hatchback
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
NA - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
.94 0.95
Suspension Type - Rear
Independent Independent
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
NA Double Wishbone
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
NA - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front
MacPherson Strut Independent
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
.70 0.87
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
NA MacPherson Strut
Emissions
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
7 6
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
7.6 7.2
Crash Test Ratings
Overall Rating
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Overall Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
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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
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Combined Side Rating Rear Seat
--
Rollover Rating
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