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Selected Style 3-Door HB Manual (SE)
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Transmission

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
3-Door HB Manual 22 29 $15,200 $16,000
3-Door HB Automatic 23 30 $15,960 $16,800
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
MT DX 32 38 $12,125 $13,260
MT DX SSRS 32 38 $12,353 $13,510
AT VP 29 38 $13,402 $14,660
AT VP SSRSv 29 38 $13,630 $14,910
MT LX 32 38 $14,269 $15,610
MT LX SSRS 32 38 $14,497 $15,860
AT LX 29 38 $14,999 $16,410
AT LX SSRS 29 38 $15,227 $16,660
MT EX 32 37 $16,002 $17,510
MT EX SSRS 32 37 $16,230 $17,760
AT EX 31 38 $16,732 $18,310
AT EX SSRS 31 38 $16,960 $18,560
MT EX SE 32 37 $16,413 $17,960
AT EX SE 31 38 $17,142 $18,760
NGV CVT GX 30 34 N/A $20,910
GX NGV CVT SSRS GX 30 34 N/A $21,760
MT LX SE 32 38 $14,862 $16,260
AT LX SE 29 38 $15,592 $17,060
Coupe MT VP 32 38 $12,490 $13,660
Coupe MT VP SSRS 32 38 $12,718 $13,910
Coupe AT VP 29 38 $13,220 $14,460
Coupe AT VP SSRS 29 38 $13,448 $14,710
Coupe MT HX 36 44 $12,764 $13,960
Coupe MT HX SSRS 36 44 $12,992 $14,210
Coupe CVT HX 35 40 $13,676 $14,960
Coupe CVT HX SSRS 35 40 $13,904 $15,210
Coupe MT LX 32 38 $14,087 $15,410
Coupe MT LX SSRS 32 38 $14,315 $15,660
Coupe AT LX 29 38 $14,816 $16,210
Coupe AT LX SSRS 29 38 $15,044 $16,460
Coupe MT EX 32 37 $15,637 $17,110
Coupe MT EX SSRS 32 37 $15,865 $17,360
Coupe AT EX 31 38 $16,367 $17,910
Coupe AT EX SSRS 31 38 $16,595 $18,160
Coupe MT EX SE 32 37 $16,048 $17,560
Coupe AT EX SE 31 38 $16,777 $18,360
Coupe MT LX SE 32 38 $14,679 $16,060
Coupe AT LX SE 29 38 $15,409 $16,860
Hybrid MT ULEV 45 51 $18,182 $19,900
Hybrid MT PZEV 46 51 $18,319 $20,050
Hybrid CVT ULEV 47 48 $19,094 $20,900
Hybrid CVT PZEV 48 47 $19,231 $21,050
Si MT 26 31 $17,653 $19,320
Si MT SSRS 26 31 $17,881 $19,570
Pricing
Invoice Price
$15,200
$17,653
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$16,000
$19,320
Monthly Payment Estimate
$267 / month
$322 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating Read Our Full Review
Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 22 mpg 26 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 29 mpg 31 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Sub-compact Compact
Interior Dimensions
Second Hip Room (in) 47.3 48.4
Front Shoulder Room (in) 54.3 53.1
Second Head Room (in) 36.6 36.7
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 50.0 50.9
Front Leg Room (in) 41.6 42.2
Front Hip Room (in) 53.2 51.2
Second Leg Room (in) 33.6 33.0
Front Head Room (in) 37.6 37.8
Passenger Volume (ft³) 84.7 84.7
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Front (in) 59.3 57.8
Min Ground Clearance (in) 5.2 - TBD -
Length, Overall (in) 174.0 165.7
Height, Overall (in) 55.7 56.7
Track Width, Rear (in) 59.3 57.8
Wheelbase (in) 106.3 101.2
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 69.1 66.7
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down (ft³) - TBD - 35.7
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Up (ft³) 12.8 15.7
Brakes
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Brake ABS System 4-wheel Yes
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.59 x 0.30 10.2 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) 10.83 x 0.91 10.3 x - TBD -
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 14.5 13.2
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 17.7 15.36
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 36.1 37.4
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.15 2.68
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P215/45ZR17 P205/55VR16
Spare Tire Size T125/70D17 Compact
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P215/45ZR17 P205/55VR16
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA N/A
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) - TBD - N/A
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA N/A
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) - TBD - N/A
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 2,905 2782
Wheels
Spare Wheel Material Steel - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in) 17 x 7 16 x - TBD -
Spare Wheel Size (in) 17 x - TBD - Compact
Rear Wheel Material Alloy Alloy
Rear Wheel Size (in) 17 x 7 16 x - TBD -
Front Wheel Material Alloy Alloy
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 6.4 7.1
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) - TBD - - TBD -
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - - TBD -
Engine
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 160 @ 5,700 160 @ 6500
Engine Type Gas I4 Gas I4
Fuel System MFI MPFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 163 @ 4,000 132 @ 5000
Engine Order Code NA NA
Displacement 2.4L/144 2.0L/122
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 22 26
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 29 31
Transmission
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.58 3.58
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.05 1.77
Trans Order Code NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 4.24 4.76
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.97 0.92
Trans Description Cont. Manual w/OD Manual
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.54 3.06
Clutch Size (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.33 1.21
Trans Type 5 5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.78 0.74
Summary
Body Style 3 Door Hatchback 2 Door Hatchback
Vehicle Name Scion tC Honda Civic Si
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 0.83 1.00
Suspension Type - Rear Independent Double wishbone
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) Double Wishbone NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front Independent MacPherson strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) 0.71 0.67
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) MacPherson Strut NA
 
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