2011 Scion tC Priced at $18,275
The manual transmission 2011 Scion tC will be starting at $18,275, while the automatic tC will run $19,275 (neither price includes Scion's $720 destination charge).
This price is up to $1,375 higher than the 2010 tC, depending on transmission. The tC comes in one trim with great standard features: power windows and locks, keyless entry, panoramic moonroof, air conditioning and cruise control.
Slightly larger outside and in, the new tC adds larger alloy wheels (18-inchers versus 17s), a telescoping leather steering wheel and an iPod/USB compatible stereo. A stronger drivetrain, more airbags and electronic stability are also included.
Competitors are the Kia Forte Koup SX or Honda's Civic coupe EX, and the Mazda3.
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