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Selected Style 3-Door HB (GS)
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
3-Door HB 36 37 $14,882 $15,665
3-Door HB 10 Series 36 37 $16,958 $17,850
3-Door Liftback Manual L (TMC/CBU Plant) (SE)
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
3-Door Liftback Manual L 30 37 $13,853 $14,430
3-Door Liftback Automatic L 30 36 $14,549 $15,155
5-Door Liftback Automatic L 30 36 $14,837 $15,455
3-Door Liftback Automatic LE 30 36 $15,374 $16,015
5-Door Liftback Automatic LE 30 36 $15,831 $16,490
5-Door Liftback Manual SE 30 37 $15,877 $16,540
5-Door Liftback Automatic SE 30 36 $16,645 $17,340
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Monthly Payment Estimate
$261 / month
$241 / month
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TCC’s Bottom Line The 2014 Scion iQ is perfect for city dwellers with really tough on-street parking; for everyone else, it's more of a statement about minimalism. The 2014 Toyota Yaris is built for city commuting, but on highways it reveals some major weak spots.
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 36 mpg 30 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 37 mpg 37 mpg
EPA Classification Minicompact Cars Compact Cars
Interior Dimensions
Second Shoulder Room (in) 50.2 51.8
Front Leg Room (in) 40.9 40.6
Passenger Volume (ft³) 73.8 84.4
Front Hip Room (in) 53.9 50
Second Leg Room (in) 28.6 33.3
Front Head Room (in) 37.7 39.3
Passenger Capacity 4 5
Second Hip Room (in) 33.8 49.8
Front Shoulder Room (in) 53.1 52.5
Second Head Room (in) 35.9 37.6
Exterior Dimensions
Height, Overall (in) 59.1 59.4
Track Width, Rear (in) 57.5 57.9
Wheelbase (in) 78.7 98.8
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 66.1 66.7
Track Width, Front (in) 58.1 58.5
Min Ground Clearance (in) 5.3 5.5
Length, Overall (in) 120.1 153.5
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down (ft³) 16.7 -
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Up (ft³) 3.5 15.3
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 7.1 7.9
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) 7.1 7.9
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10 10
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 8.5 11.1
Steering Type Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 26.4 30.8
Spare Tire Size NA Compact
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P175/60HR16 P175/65HR15
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P175/60HR16 P175/65HR15
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 2127 2295
Rear Wheel Size (in) 16 X 5 15 X 5
Front Wheel Material Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material NA Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 16 X 5 15 X 5
Spare Wheel Size (in) NA Compact
Rear Wheel Material Steel Steel
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 89 @ 4400 103 @ 4200
Engine Order Code NA NA
Displacement 1.3 L/81 1.5 L/91
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 94 @ 6000 106 @ 6000
Engine Type Regular Unleaded I-4 Regular Unleaded I-4
Fuel System Sequential MPI Sequential MPI
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG) 37 33
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 37 37
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 36 30
Trans Type 1 5
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Trans Order Code NA NA
Trans Description Cont. CVT w/OD Manual w/OD
Reverse Ratio (:1) - 3.25
First Gear Ratio (:1) - 3.54
Third Gear Ratio (:1) - 1.31
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) - 0.81
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) - 3.72
Second Gear Ratio (:1) - 1.90
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) - 0.97
Vehicle Name Scion iQ Toyota Yaris
Body Style Hatchback Liftback
Suspension Type - Rear Torsion Beam Torsion Beam
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) Torsion Beam Torsion Beam
Suspension Type - Front Strut Strut
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) Strut Strut
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year 4.9 5.6
Crash Test Ratings
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Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Driver
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Passenger
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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
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