...In addition, the Scion tC gets iPod connectivity and an optional navigation system with a 7-inch touch screen.The new model comes in one Base trim and sports a 2.4-liter, 161-hp inline four engine with a standard five-speed manual transmission or an optional four-speed automatic. Gas mileage comes out to 23 mpg in the city and 30 on the highway. The Scion tC has 2 doors, seats 5, and offers standard sunroof, power windows, power door locks, air-conditioning, CD player, and ABS brakes.Overall, the '08 Scion tC gets accolades from drivers as a good ride for the money. It looks good, handles...
...A four-speed automatic and a five-speed manual are available. Cruise control and an engine immobilizer are deleted from Spec Package models. Safety All-disc antilock brakes and a driver's knee airbag are standard. Side-impact and side curtain airbags are also standard. Driving Impressions The tC gets more appealing after a few days of driving, but it's not as sporty as its shape and image suggest. It's an ordinary — if distinctive-looking — small car. Acceleration can be spirited if the engine is pushed, but the four-cylinder sounds strained and noisy at higher rpm. The gearshift flicks...
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