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Selected Style 3-Door HB Manual (SE)
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Body Style

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
MT
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Other

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
MT 61 66 $18,057 $19,330
MT with A/C 61 66 $19,176 $20,530
CVT with A/C 57 56 $20,108 $21,530
Pricing
Invoice Price
$15,200
$18,057
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$16,000
$19,330
Monthly Payment Estimate
$267 / month
$322 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
The Car Connection's Take
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 22 mpg 61 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 29 mpg 66 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Sub-compact Two Seater
Interior Dimensions
Second Head Room (in) 36.6 -
Passenger Capacity 5 2
Second Shoulder Room (in) 50.0 -
Front Leg Room (in) 41.6 42.9
Front Hip Room (in) 53.2 48.7
Second Leg Room (in) 33.6 -
Front Head Room (in) 37.6 38.8
Passenger Volume (ft³) 84.7 47.4
Second Hip Room (in) 47.3 -
Front Shoulder Room (in) 54.3 50.5
Exterior Dimensions
Min Ground Clearance (in) 5.2 - TBD -
Length, Overall (in) 174.0 155.1
Height, Overall (in) 55.7 53.3
Track Width, Rear (in) 59.3 52.2
Wheelbase (in) 106.3 94.5
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 69.1 66.7
Track Width, Front (in) 59.3 56.5
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Up (ft³) 12.8 NA
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down (ft³) - TBD - 16.3
Brakes
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes NA
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.59 x 0.30 NA
Brake Type Pwr Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA 7.1 x - TBD -
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.83 x 0.91 9.1 x - TBD -
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA Yes
Brake ABS System 4-wheel 4-Wheel
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 14.5 10.6
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 17.7 16.4
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 36.1 31.5
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.15 3.32
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Tires
Front Tire Size P215/45ZR17 P165/65SR14
Spare Tire Size T125/70D17 Compact
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P215/45ZR17 P165/65SR14
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) - TBD - NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) - TBD - NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 2,905 1850
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in) 17 x - TBD - - TBD -
Rear Wheel Material Alloy Alloy
Rear Wheel Size (in) 17 x 7 14 x - TBD -
Front Wheel Material Alloy Alloy
Spare Wheel Material Steel - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in) 17 x 7 14 x - TBD -
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 6.4 4.2
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) - TBD - NA
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - - TBD -
Engine
Engine Type Gas I4 Gas/Electric I3
Fuel System MFI MPFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 163 @ 4,000 66 @ 4800/79 @ 1500
Engine Order Code NA NA
Displacement 2.4L/144 1.0L/61
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 160 @ 5,700 67 @ 5700/73 @ 5700
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 29 66
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 22 61
Transmission
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.05 1.75
Trans Order Code NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 4.24 3.21
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.97 0.86
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 3.46
Clutch Size (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.33 1.10
Trans Type 5 5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.78 0.71
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.58 3.23
Summary
Body Style 3 Door Hatchback 2 Door Hatchback
Vehicle Name Scion tC Honda Insight
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 0.83 0.68
Suspension Type - Rear Independent Torsion Beam
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) Double Wishbone NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front Independent Independent
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) 0.71 NA
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) MacPherson Strut MacPherson Strut
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
 
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