of the 2015 Scion tC. Base trim shown.
From the Cars.com Vehicle Test Team
- Decent handling
- Well-sorted manual transmission
- Lots of features for the money
- Large backseat
- Many a la carte accessories
- Cut-rate cabin quality
- So-so gas mileage
- Ride comfort with 19-inch wheels
- No high-tech safety features
- Forward visibility
- Needs a rear-window wiper
Manual or automatic transmission
What Is the 2015 Scion tC?
What's New on the 2015 Scion tC?
Scion tC models with the available six-speed automatic transmission get steering-wheel-mounted shift paddles.
How Does the 2015 Scion tC Compare to Other Coupes?
Compared with coupe versions of the Civic or Forte, the Scion tC offers a range of desirable features for a reasonable price but isn't as fuel-efficient or as high in cabin quality. Though not as refined as the Hyundai Genesis Coupe, the Scion tC serves as a worthwhile option for drivers whose primary concern is value.
What Features in the 2015 Scion tC Are Most Important?
Under the hood of the Scion tC you'll find a 179-horsepower, 2.5-liter four-cylinder engine connected to a six-speed manual transmission. The manual can be swapped for a six-speed automatic.
Notable standard features include 18-inch alloy wheels, LED taillights, a power moonroof, a 6.1-inch touchscreen audio system, front bucket seats, a split-folding rear seat and air conditioning. Significant options include 19-inch wheels, foglights, a spoiler, leather upholstery and a navigation system.
As required in all new vehicles from this year, the 2015 tC gets front airbags, antilock brakes and an electronic stability system. Front-seat side-impact airbags, side curtain airbags and knee airbags are also standard.
Should I Buy the 2015 Scion tC?
The Scion tC delivers impressive acceleration and decent handling, especially with the manual transmission. You'll get a lot of features and a large backseat for what you'll pay, but overall cabin quality is low. You may find it worthwhile to pay a little extra for a coupe with a more refined interior. High-tech safety features aren't available for the Scion tC, and gas mileage is only so-so.
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36 months / 36,000 miles
60 months / 60,000 miles
24 months / unlimited distance
7 years/less than 85,000 miles
Basic Warranty Terms
12 months/12, 000 miles
7 years/100,000 miles
Dealer Certification Required
160- or 174-point inspections