Compare 2005 Scion tC vs 2005 Honda Insight

2005 Scion tC
2005 Honda Insight
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3-Door HB Manual
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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MT
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
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
City
22 mpg 61 mpg
Highway
29 mpg 66 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Sub-compact Two Seater
Interior Dimensions
Second Hip Room (in)
47.3 -
Front Shoulder Room (in)
54.3 50.5
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
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Front (in)
59.3 56.5
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
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down (ft³)
- TBD - 16.3
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Up (ft³)
12.8 NA
Brakes
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
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
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
14.5 10.6
Steering
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - - TBD -
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
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
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
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
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
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
2,905 1850
Wheels
Spare Wheel Material
Steel - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in)
17 x 7 14 x - TBD -
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
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
6.4 4.2
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD - - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
- TBD - NA
Engine
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
160 @ 5,700 67 @ 5700/73 @ 5700
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
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
22 61
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
29 66
Transmission
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
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
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.54 3.46
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
Clutch Size (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.33 1.10
Trans Type
5 5
Summary
Vehicle Name
Scion tC Honda Insight
Body Style
3 Door Hatchback 2 Door Hatchback
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
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

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