Compare 2010 Ford Focus vs 2010 Scion tC

2010 Ford Focus
2010 Scion tC
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4-Door Sedan S
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan S 24 35 $15,387 $16,290
2-Door Coupe SE 24 35 $16,025 $17,170
4-Door Sedan SE 24 35 $16,025 $17,170
2-Door Coupe SES 24 35 $17,489 $18,780
4-Door Sedan SEL 24 35 $17,489 $18,780
4-Door Sedan SES 24 35 $17,489 $18,780
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2-Door HB Manual
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door HB Manual 20 27 $16,245 $17,100
2-Door HB Automatic 21 29 $17,005 $17,900
2-Door HB Manual Release Series 6.0 20 27 $17,689 $18,620
2-Door HB Automatic Release Series 6.0 21 29 $18,449 $19,420
Pricing
Invoice Price
$15,387
$16,245
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$16,290
$17,100
Monthly Payment Estimate
$272 / month
$285 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
7.2
7.6
TCC’s Bottom Line
If you've got around $15,000 to spend, the 2010 Ford Focus is a great choice, especially if you are prioritizing safety or comfort. The 2010 Scion tC offers more sophisticated handling and lavish features than the low base price would indicate.
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Fuel Economy
City
24 mpg 20 mpg
Highway
35 mpg 27 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Compact Subcompact
Interior Dimensions
Second Leg Room (in)
36.1 33.6
Front Head Room (in)
39.2 37.6
Second Hip Room (in)
50.9 47.3
Front Shoulder Room (in)
53.4 54.3
Passenger Volume (ft³)
93.4 84.7
Second Head Room (in)
38.3 36.6
Second Shoulder Room (in)
53.6 50.0
Front Leg Room (in)
41.7 41.6
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Front Hip Room (in)
50.4 53.2
Exterior Dimensions
Liftover Height (in)
29.5 - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
67.8 69.1
Track Width, Front (in)
58.6 59.3
Min Ground Clearance (in)
- TBD - 5.2
Length, Overall (in)
175.0 174.0
Height, Overall (in)
58.6 55.7
Track Width, Rear (in)
58.1 59.3
Wheelbase (in)
102.9 106.3
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
13.8 12.8
Brakes
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
- TBD - NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
10.8 x - TBD - 10.83 x - TBD -
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
Yes NA
Brake ABS System
4-wheel 4-wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
NA Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
- TBD - 10.59 x - TBD -
Brake Type
Pwr Pwr
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
13.5 14.5
Steering
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
- TBD - 3.15
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
15.8 17.7
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
34.2 36.1
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Tires
Rear Tire Size
P195/60R15 P215/45ZR17
Rear Tire Order Code
- TBD - NA
Front Tire Size
P195/60R15 P215/45ZR17
Spare Tire Size
Compact T125/70D17
Front Tire Order Code
- TBD - NA
Spare Tire Order Code
- TBD - NA
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
100 - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
1000 - TBD -
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
2672 2932
Wheels
Front Wheel Material
Steel Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
15 x - TBD - 17 x 7.0
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Compact Compact
Rear Wheel Material
Steel Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
15 x - TBD - 17 x 7.0
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
- TBD - 6.4
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD - - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
110 - TBD -
Engine
Fuel System
SMPI SFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
136 @ 4250 162 @ 4000
Engine Order Code
99N NA
Displacement
2.0L/121 2.4L/144
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
140 @ 6000 161 @ 6000
Engine Type
Gas I4 Gas I4
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
28 23
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
35 27
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
24 20
Transmission
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.56 4.24
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.03 0.97
Trans Description Cont.
Manual w/OD Manual w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.67 3.54
Clutch Size (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.45 1.33
Trans Type
5 5
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.77 0.78
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.72 3.58
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.14 2.05
Trans Order Code
- TBD - NA
Summary
Body Style
4 Door Sedan 3 Door Hatchback
Vehicle Name
Ford Focus Scion tC
Suspension
Suspension Type - Front
Independent MacPherson Strut Independent
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
NA 0.71
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
w/Stabilizer bar MacPherson Strut
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
0.83 0.83
Suspension Type - Rear
Independent SLA Independent
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
NA Double Wishbone
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
6.7 8.1
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
8 6

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