Compare 2011 Scion tC vs 2011 Ford Focus

2011 Scion tC
2011 Ford Focus
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2-Door HB Manual (Natl)
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door HB Manual 23 31 $17,361 $18,275
2-Door HB Automatic 23 31 $18,311 $19,275
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4-Door Sedan S
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan S 25 35 $15,724 $16,640
4-Door Sedan SE 25 35 $16,131 $17,270
4-Door Sedan SES 25 35 $17,587 $18,870
4-Door Sedan SEL 25 34 $18,315 $19,670
Pricing
Invoice Price
$17,361
$15,724
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$18,275
$16,640
Monthly Payment Estimate
$305 / month
$277 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
7.0
7.2
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2011 Scion tC is not a tremendous value any more, but it finally has some character to call its own.
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Fuel Economy
City
23 mpg 25 mpg
Highway
31 mpg 35 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Large Compact
Interior Dimensions
Front Head Room (in)
37.7 39.2
Second Hip Room (in)
48.5 50.9
Front Shoulder Room (in)
55.4 53.4
Passenger Volume (ft³)
88.4 93.4
Second Head Room (in)
36.4 38.3
Second Shoulder Room (in)
52.1 53.6
Front Leg Room (in)
41.8 41.7
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Front Hip Room (in)
52.6 50.4
Second Leg Room (in)
34.6 36.1
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Front (in)
60.6 58.6
Min Ground Clearance (in)
6.3 - TBD -
Length, Overall (in)
174.0 175.0
Height, Overall (in)
55.7 58.6
Track Width, Rear (in)
61.4 58.1
Wheelbase (in)
106.3 102.9
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - 29.1
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
70.7 67.8
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down (ft³)
- TBD - -
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Up (ft³)
34.5 -
Trunk Volume (ft³)
- 13.8
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11.65 x - TBD - 10.8 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)
10.98 x - TBD - - TBD -
Brake Type
Pwr Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA - TBD -
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
14.5 13.5
Steering
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
14.8 15.8
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
37.4 34.2
Steering Type
Electric pwr Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
2.81 - TBD -
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code
NA - TBD -
Front Tire Size
P225/45R18 P195/60TR15
Spare Tire Size
T145/80D16 Compact
Front Tire Order Code
NA - TBD -
Spare Tire Order Code
NA - TBD -
Rear Tire Size
P225/45R18 P195/60TR15
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
- TBD - 100
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA 150
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
- TBD - 1000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA 1000
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3060 2672
Wheels
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
18 x 7.5 15 x - TBD -
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Compact Compact
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in)
18 x 7.5 15 x - TBD -
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Steel
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
6.4 - TBD -
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD - - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
- TBD - 110
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
173 @ 4100 136 @ 4250
Engine Order Code
NA 99N
Displacement
2.5L/152 2.0L/121
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
180 @ 6000 140 @ 6000
Engine Type
Gas I4 Gas I4
Fuel System
SMPI SMPI
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
26 29
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
31 35
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
23 25
Transmission
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.73 NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.54 3.67
Clutch Size (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.38 1.45
Trans Type
6 5
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.88 0.77
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.56 3.72
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.05 2.14
Trans Order Code
NA - TBD -
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
4.06 3.56
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.03 1.03
Trans Description Cont.
Manual w/OD Manual w/OD
Summary
Vehicle Name
Scion tC Ford Focus
Body Style
3 Door Hatchback 4 Door Sedan
Suspension
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
MacPherson Strut MacPherson Strut
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
0.95 0.83
Suspension Type - Rear
Independent Independent
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Double Wishbone SLA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front
Independent Independent
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
0.87 NA
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
7.2 6.5
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
6 7
Crash Test Ratings
Overall Rating
--
Overall Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
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Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Driver
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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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