Scion presented its 2016 iM hatchback at the 2015 New York Auto Show in April. This model is basically an American version of the Toyota Auris but with some little updates and very attractive and aggressive look. This car is actually intended for younger population who want to stand out in relation to the environment but who still need practical vehicle. The things which characterized this car are sporty, youthful look, competitive interior and zippy engine with outstanding fuel economy. Its main competitors are Mazda 3, Ford Focus and Volkswagen Golf. Let’s read more about this car.
Engine and specs
When we talk concerning performance of the most recent Scion iM, this Japanese supplier presented only one engine choice. It is a 1.8-liter four-cylinder engine, able to deliver 137 horse power and 126 lb-ft of torque. The choice is broadened with transmission, as well as this time, Scion offers two options. Those alternatives consist of 6-speed guidebook or else CVT. Hillside Start Assist function is usual. Gas economic situation relies on your transmission option. With hands-on transmission 2016 iM will certainly share 27/36 mpg city/hwy. With CVT details are greater along with the iM delivers 30/37 mpg city/hwy.
2016 Scion iM design
Like on the Auris, the large windscreen gets back into the hatch, in a curve, while the D-pillars remind of the Lexus’s CT 200h. At the back, a big rear bumper is fitted with ground results as well as a faux-diffuser, while the modern backlights are positioned high on the back. In addition, the well designed 17-inch alloy wheels add a particular high lesson seek to the basic outdoors appearance, as do the mirror caps, body-color matched door takes care of, and also a shark-fin antenna. The 2016 iM also includes power-folding, power-glass mirrors that are warmed as standard. As far as the colors are concerned, 2016 Scion iM colors includes 6 supplied: Electric Storm Blue, Spring Green Metallic, Barcelona Red Metallic, Black Sand Pearl, Blizzard Pearl, and also Classic Silver Metallic.
The vehicle is extremely comfy from the in also. The entire style inside provides the appearance of a contemporary spaceship that has actually obtained black upholstery and blue twinkling lights inside it. The 2016 iM has actually got advanced modern technology and also enhanced kitchen appliances inside it to make the customer mesmerized as well as amused. A 4.2 inches touchscreen display has actually been installed on the facility console. The style in is more techie and has actually obtained a seven inches infotainment display. Bluetooth connectivity as well as USB port homes are additionally existing. The auto hold about 5 travelers inside it.
Release date and price
Perhaps this auto’s biggest quality is its worth, which, at the price of $19,255 for the manual and also $19,995 for the automatic. Including the navigation package for an approximated $900 and also the TRD little bits, we still approximate that an iM with the guidebook would cost less than $23,000, or approximately the beginning price of a four-door VW Golf. The Scion iM is anticipated to show up in late fall 2015.
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