Scion iQ News

RIP, Scion iQ: Which Of The Other Scion Models Will Survive?
RIP, Scion iQ: Which Of The Other Scion Models Will Survive?

After a brief and not-so-illustrious run, the Scion iQ is motoring off to that great car lot in the sky. As our colleagues at Green Car Reports have noted, the itsy bitsy iQ is being pulled from the American market after selling just 2,040 units in 2014. ALSO SEE: 2015 Jeep Cherokee Investigated...Read More»

2012 Scion iQ, Bear Mountain, NY, May 2012
2012-2013 Scion iQ Recalled

Toyota is conducting a voluntary safety recall of certain 2012 and early 2013 Scion iQ passenger cars for potentially flaw in the safety system involving passenger airbags. A total of 11,200 Scion iQ hatchbacks are involved in the Toyota recall. The problem According to the automaker, the issue...Read More»

2012 Scion iQ  -  Driven, April 2012
2012 Scion iQ: Driven

In our first drive of the 2012 Scion iQ, last summer, we were pleasantly surprised—almost smitten—with this new minicar (sold as a Toyota in other world markets), and impressed that such a daring product is coming to the U.S. Compared to the Smart Fortwo, which is really the only other...Read More»

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Graduation Gift: 2012 Scion iQ Comes With PlayStation Vita

Got a graduate on your shopping list? Not sure what the kids are into these days? Well, one thing's for sure: they all love Sony's PlayStation Vita. The Vita is a new handheld gaming console. Its biggest selling point -- and what really differentiates it from Sony's previous portable models -- is...Read More»

1939 Pontiac Deluxe Six 'Ghost Car'  Image: RM Auctions
Groupon, 2012 Scion iQ, Chevy Cruze Diesel, Porsche, Bumblebee: This Week In Reverse

Can't afford to buy a Transformers Edition Chevrolet Camaro? Then the Transformers Edition Cruze is just right for you. [TheCarConnection] If you want a see-through car, purchase the 1939 Pontiac Deluxe 'Ghost Car.' [MotorAuthority] Think Groupon would work for cars? Think again. [SocialCarNews]...Read More»

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Chevrolet Cruze Diesel, 2012 Scion iQ: Car News Headlines

Chevrolet has confirmed the Cruze will offer a diesel engine option in 2013. [TheCarConnection] The Tumbler Batmobile will return in The Dark Knight Rises. [MotorAuthority] The 2012 Scion iQ is rated at 37 mpg on the highway. Is that good enough? [GreenCarReports] You can let your kids be backseat...Read More»

1977 AMC Pacer: possibly the world's most original
AMC Pacer, Groupon, 2012 Scion iQ, Porsche: Car News Headlines

We slide behind the wheel of the 2012 Scion iQ to bring you our first drive impressions. [TheCarConnection] This is the world's most original AMC Pacer. [MotorAuthority] Here is why Groupon works for cupcakes but not for Cadillacs. [SocialCarNews] Drivers have bad dog habits in the car...Read More»

2012 Scion iQ - First Drive
2012 Scion iQ: First Drive

I never expected to be hustling the new 2012 Scion iQ city car so quickly along the tightly wound, undulating two-laners in Marin's Muir Woods area, near San Francisco. And I'd been quite surprised that Toyota, known for its conservative cars and conservative routes, wanted us to head up from the...Read More»

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2012 Scion iQ Gets Big Media Blitz

Scion’s soon-to-be-launched iQ minicar has the automaker branching into an entirely new segment of the of the automotive industry. Complicating things further, the brand’s perception among car buyers has been trending downward over the past 30 months, so how will it effectively launch a...Read More»

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All 2012 Scion Models To Get Bluetooth, HD Radio

Scion has the youngest buyer demographics of any brand. And for those younger drivers, the lack of Bluetooth in a new car is increasingly becoming a deal-breaker. So it certainly makes sense that Scion is stepping up to the plate. According to Scion officials, all 2012 models—including the...Read More»

2012 Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT8
2012 Nissan Versa, E15, 2012 Scion iQ, Groupon: Car News Headlines

We drive the new 2012 Nissan Versa. [TheCarConnection] Save $300 on a Cadillac with Groupon. [SocialCarNews] The next-generation Subaru WRX will drop the Impreza nameplate. [MotorAuthority] The GAO says E15 gasoline will not arrive for at least a year. [GreenCarReports] Subaru offers advice about...Read More»

2011 Scion iQ at 2010 New York Auto Show
2012 Scion iQ Prices To Begin At $15,995

Scion’s pint-sized commuter car, the iQ, will start at $15,995 when sales begin this October. Scion is releasing the car to dealers in waves, with the initial launch set for the West coast. Western dealers will be joined by Southern dealers in January of 2012, followed by dealers on the East...Read More»

2011 Scion iQ
Is The iQ What Scion Needs? #YouTellUs

Cue up the Neil Diamond because the Scion iQ is finally coming to America. Arriving on the West Coast in October, the miniature Scion is set to do battle with the new Fiat 500, Ford Fiesta, and other subcompacts. The Scion line-up currently consists of three compact vehicles with the iQ making up...Read More»

2011 Scion iQ
Is Scion's iQ A Smart Move? #YouTellUs

The 2012 Scion iQ is finally coming to the U.S. to do battle with new small cars like the Fiat 500 and Smart ForTwo. While some small car fans may be rejoicing, one has to wonder if the Scion iQ is a smart move. Priced at $15,995, the new iQ is cheaper than the Ford Fiesta, comparable to the Fiat...Read More»

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Video: Fiat Launching This Year With 165 Dealerships In 119 U.S. Markets

A week ago, we told you that Chrysler's Sergio Marchionne was planning to meet potential Fiat dealers and explain his vision of the American Fiat network. Yesterday, the CEO did just that, and he seems to have generated lots of enthusiasm among attendees -- even though other dealers are clearly...Read More»

2011 Scion iQ
2011 Scion iQ Coming in March, Staying a While

When the Smart-like 2011 Scion iQ shows up in dealers next year, it's likely to give the Daimler-built two-seat city car some heartburn. The vice president of Scion, Toyota's brand-within-a-brand, confirmed this week at the press launch of the 2011 Scion tC that the new iQ will arrive in the U.S...Read More»

Teaser image for Scion's 'Reinvent the Wheels' campaign
Contestants Are Here To Reinvent Scion's Wheels, Not Make Friends

Question: What do you get if you cross Ford's popular "Fiesta Movement" marketing campaign with the hit TV show Project Runway, the unwatchable Launch My Line, and a dash or two of Monster Garage (minus JJ's adultery)? Answer: Scion's "Reinvent the Wheels" campaign. The premise of the campaign is...Read More»

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2010 Detroit Auto Show: Scion iQ To Debut As A Hybrid Hatch

The Toyota iQ is a popular minicar in many parts of the world, and we've known for a while that Toyota was planning to market it as a Scion in the U.S. The timeline for the iQ's launch, however, has been the subject of rumor and speculation: at first it was thought to be 2011, then it was bumped up...Read More»

2009 Scion iQ Concept
Report: Scion iQ Arriving Early, On Sale By 2010

Toyota's sharp-looking and innovative iQ is already snatching up sales in the UK and Japan, offering an alternative to the somewhat pricier Smart ForTwo in the nascent urban mini-car segment. The Scion-branded version of the car has already been tipped for possible U.S. sale, but today reports are...Read More»

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