Compare 2014 Scion tC vs 2013 Hyundai Veloster

2014 Scion tC
2013 Hyundai Veloster
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2-Door HB Manual
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door HB Manual 23 31 $18,249 $19,210
2-Door HB Automatic 23 31 $19,199 $20,210
2-Door HB Manual Monogram 23 31 $20,329 $21,400
2-Door HB Manual 10 Series 23 31 $20,368 $21,440
2-Door HB Automatic Monogram 23 31 $21,279 $22,400
2-Door HB Automatic 10 Series 23 31 $21,318 $22,440
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3-Door Coupe Manual w/Black Int
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
3-Door Coupe Manual w/Black Int 27 37 $16,983 $17,600
3-Door Coupe Manual w/Gray Int 27 37 $16,983 $17,600
3-Door Coupe Manual w/Red Int 27 37 $16,983 $17,600
3-Door Coupe Automatic w/Black Int 28 37 $18,170 $18,850
3-Door Coupe Automatic w/Gray Int 28 37 $18,170 $18,850
3-Door Coupe Automatic w/Red Int 28 37 $18,170 $18,850
3-Door Coupe Manual RE:MIX 27 37 $19,310 $20,050
3-Door Coupe Automatic RE:MIX 28 37 $20,498 $21,300
3-Door Coupe Manual Turbo w/Black Int 24 35 $21,038 $22,100
3-Door Coupe Manual Turbo w/Blue Int 24 35 $21,038 $22,100
3-Door Coupe Automatic Turbo w/Black Int 24 31 $21,978 $23,100
3-Door Coupe Automatic Turbo w/Blue Int 24 31 $21,978 $23,100
Pricing
Invoice Price
$18,249
$16,983
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$19,210
$17,600
Monthly Payment Estimate
$320 / month
$293 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
7.6
8.2
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2014 Scion tC coupe has an interesting personality, made a bit better this year, but it's standing in the shadow of the excellent FR-S sports car. The 2013 Hyundai Veloster dances the line between sporty coupe and sports car with features, fuel economy, impressive handling, and newfound turbo power.
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Fuel Economy
City
23 mpg 27 mpg
Highway
31 mpg 37 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Compact Cars Compact Cars
Number of Passenger Doors
- 3
Interior Dimensions
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Front Hip Room (in)
52.6 53.200
Second Leg Room (in)
34.6 31.700
Front Head Room (in)
37.7 39.000
Second Hip Room (in)
48.5 52.600
Front Shoulder Room (in)
55.4 55.600
Passenger Volume (ft³)
88.4 89.800
Second Head Room (in)
36.4 35.300
Second Shoulder Room (in)
52.1 54.000
Front Leg Room (in)
41.8 43.900
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Rear (in)
61.4 62.000
Wheelbase (in)
106.3 104.300
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
70.7 70.500
Track Width, Front (in)
60.6 61.500
Min Ground Clearance (in)
6.3 5.600
Length, Overall (in)
176.6 166.100
Height, Overall (in)
55.7 55.100
Liftover Height (in)
- - TBD -
Brakes
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11.7 11.000 x - TBD -
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11 10.300 x - TBD -
Brake Type
- Pwr
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
14.5 13.200
Steering
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
37.4 34.120
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
- 14.200
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
- 2.880
Tires
Front Tire Size
P225/45WR18 P215/45HR17
Spare Tire Size
Compact NA
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P225/45WR18 P215/45HR17
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3082 2584
Wheels
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
18 X 7.5 17 x - TBD -
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
Steel NA
Front Wheel Size (in)
18 X 7.5 17 x - TBD -
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Compact NA
Engine
Engine Type
Regular Unleaded I-4 Gas I4
Fuel System
Sequential MPI Direct Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
172 @ 4100 123 @ 4850
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
2.5 L/152 1.6L/97
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
179 @ 6000 138 @ 6300
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
23 27
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
26 31
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
31 37
Transmission
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.54 3.545
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.05 1.955
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.02 1.036
Trans Description Cont.
Manual w/OD Manual
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.73 0.688
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.54 3.615
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
4.06 4.267
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.38 1.370
Trans Type
6 6
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.88 0.794
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
- NA
Clutch Size (in)
- - TBD -
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
- NA
Summary
Body Style
Coupe Coupe
Vehicle Name
Scion tC Hyundai Veloster
Suspension
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Strut w/Coil Springs
Suspension Type - Rear
Double Wishbone Independent
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Double Wishbone w/Coil Springs
Suspension Type - Front
Strut MacPherson Strut
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- NA
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- 0.944
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- NA
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
- 0.905
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
7.0 5.9
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
- 8
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
- 15.500
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
- NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
- NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
- NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
- NA
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
- - TBD -
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
- 90
Crash Test Ratings
Overall Rating
-
Overall Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
-
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Driver
-
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
-
Combined Side Rating Rear Seat
-
Rollover Rating
-

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