2014 Scion tC Reviews, Ratings & Specs

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Color:  Super White
Kelley Blue Book Value®
$10,455 - $13,297
Used Fair Purchase Price Range
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MPG (up to)
23 City / 31 HWY
Horsepower
179
Seats
5

How 2014 Scion tC Ranks In Its Class

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Expert Review

By Kelley Blue Book Editorial Staff

3.5 Overall Score
Performance 3.0Interior 3.1Comfort 3.2Value 3.0Safety 4.9

Editor's Overview

Accounting for 40 percent of all Scion sales since the company's inception, the 2014 tC coupe has triumphantly flourished where others have failed. By offering an enticing combination of price, styling, cutting edge entertainment features and a wide range of custom add-ons, Scion's tC has won a loyal following that's less concerned with speed and power than they are with fun and functionality.

Scion tC Models & Trims

chevronDown icon Base $11,152 - $13,297
Horsepower: 179 hp
Engine Type: Regular Unleaded I-4
Standard Seating: N/A
Standard Wheels: 18 X 7.5, 19 X 7.5 (in.) - Aluminum
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chevronDown icon 10 Series $10,455 - $12,462
Horsepower: 179 hp
Engine Type: Regular Unleaded I-4
Standard Seating: N/A
Standard Wheels: 18 X 7.5, 19 X 7.5 (in.) - Aluminum
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chevronDown icon Monogram $11,049 - $13,168
Horsepower: 179 hp
Engine Type: Regular Unleaded I-4
Standard Seating: N/A
Standard Wheels: 18 X 7.5 (in.) - Aluminum
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Owner Reviews

4.37
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It is comfortable to ride in.

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Love this car. Have not had a problem with it (knock on wood). My model is a manual which is so fun to drive. It also has lots of room, which surprises people since it does look small from the outside. The fold down seats with the hatchback trunk makes is so I can carry large items as well as a lot of items at once. I transported a large bookshelf from Chicago to Milwaukee comfortably. Engine performance is great. Very good car. Highly recommend.

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The scion tc is an awesome car love the interior design.

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I have a 2014 scion tc I bought it used so far I haven't had any issues with the cars performance I do however dislike the 2 door and roomy-ness I like the cars radio and how the car drives the oil changes are kind of expensive and now that I live in a different place it does not do good up and down the gravel road I have to travel now over all it is s great car for someone who does not have a family to drive around.

Heather L
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Sporty but not luxurious.

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This is a basic car with a few bells and whistles. It is supposed to look sporty, so it has a spoiler, sunroof, and bright red. The most up to date feature the car has is touch screen with no navigation (scion wanted to charge $1000 for navigation). The car has no heated seats or mirrors. The average gas mileage is 28. The back seats fold all the way down and can recline.

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Compare Models & Key Features

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Overview

Kelley Blue Book Value

Kelley Blue Book Value
$11,152 - $13,297
$10,455 - $12,462

Horsepower

Horsepower
179 (hp)
179 (hp)

Bluetooth

Bluetooth
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BackUp Camera

Engine Type

Engine Type
2.5L I
2.5L I
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Convenience & Comfort

Sun Roof

Sun Roof
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Standard
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Standard

Alarm

Alarm
Optional
Optional
Optional
Optional

BackUp Camera

HeadsUp Display

Keyless Entry

Keyless Entry
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Standard
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Universal Garage Door Opener

Rain Sensing Wipers

Heated Mirrors

Heated Steering Wheel

Power Mirrors

Power Mirrors
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Steering Wheel Controls

Steering Wheel Controls
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Cruise Control

Cruise Control
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Power Windows

Power Windows
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Rear Defrost

Rear Defrost
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Privacy Glass

Premium Sound System

Premium Sound System
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Driver Restriction Features

Automatic Parking

Power Steering

Power Steering
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Dimensions

Front Leg Room

Front Leg Room
41.8 (in.)
41.8 (in.)

Front Head Room

Front Head Room
37.7 (in.)
37.7 (in.)

Rear Leg Room

Rear Leg Room
34.6 (in.)
34.6 (in.)

Second Head Room

Second Head Room
36.4 (in.)
36.4 (in.)

Trunk Volume

Cargo Volume

Entertainment

Bluetooth

Bluetooth
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MP3 Player

MP3 Player
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Entertainment System

Satellite Radio

WiFi Hotspot

Smart Device Integration

AUX Input

AUX Input
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CD Player

CD Player
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Heating & Cooling

Climate Control

AC

Dual Zone

Navigation & Communication

Navigation System

Navigation System
Optional
Optional
Optional
Optional

Cell PhoneHookup

Seats

Standard Seat

Standard Seat
Cloth
Cloth

Passengers

Passengers
5
5

Power Driver Seat

Power Passenger Seat

Heated Front Seats

Heated Rear Seats

Cooled Front Seats

Cooled Rear Seats

Seat Memory

3rd Row Seating

Pass Through Rear Seat

Pass Through Rear Seat
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Seat Massage

Driver Lumbar

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Accessories

Standard Seat

Standard Seat
Aluminum
Aluminum

Power Liftgate

Hands Free Liftgate

Power Folding Mirror

Bed Liner

Rear Spoiler

Rear Spoiler
Optional
Optional
Optional
Optional

Running Boards

Dimensions

Tire Width

Tire Width
P225/40WR19
P225/40WR19

Wheelbase

Wheelbase
106.3 (in.)
106.3 (in.)

Turning Radius

Turning Radius
37.4 (ft.)
37.4 (ft.)

Length

Length
176.6 (in.)
176.6 (in.)

Width

Width
70.7 (in.)
70.7 (in.)
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Engine & Performance

Weight

Weight
3124 (.lbs)
3082 - 3124 (.lbs)

Horsepower

Horsepower
179 (hp)
179 (hp)

Torque

Torque
172 (ft. lbs.)
172 (ft. lbs.)

Maximum Towing Capacity

Maximum Towing Weight

Trailer Hitch Receiver

Gas Electric Hybrid

FlexFuel Electric Hybrid

PlugIn Electric Gas

PlugIn Electric FlexFuel

Turbocharged

4wheel Disc Brakes

4wheel Disc Brakes
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Limited Slip Differential

Performance Tires

Performance Tires
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Engine Cylinders

Engine Cylinders
4 Cylinder
4 Cylinder

Drivetrain

Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive
Front Wheel Drive

Fuel

Fuel Capacity

Fuel Capacity
14.5 (gal.)
14.5 (gal.)

Combined

Combined
27 (mpg)
27 (mpg)

City

City
23 (mpg)
23 (mpg)

Highway

Highway
31 (mpg)
31 (mpg)

Suspension

Active Suspension

Air Suspension

Stance Suspension

Transmission

Manual Mode

Manual Mode
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Overdrive

CTV Transmission

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Features

Spare Tire

Spare Tire
Temporary Spare Tire
Temporary Spare Tire

Tow Hooks

ABS Brakes

ABS Brakes
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Automatic Headlights

Automatic Headlights
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Tire Pressure Monitor System

Tire Pressure Monitor System
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Child Safety Locks

Stability Control

Stability Control
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Traction Control

Traction Control
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HID Headlights

Auto Leveling Headlinghts

Rear Parking Sensors

Adaptive Cruise Control

Night Vision

Assistance

Automated Emergency Braking

Automated Emergency Braking
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Blind Spot Monitor

Lane Keeping Assist

Lane Departure Warning

Cross Traffic Alert

Air Bags

Driver Airbag

Driver Airbag
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Passenger Airbag

Passenger Airbag
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Passenger Airbag OnOff Switch

Front Side Airbag

Front Side Airbag
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Rear Side Airbag

Front Head Airbag

Front Head Airbag
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Rear Head Airbag

Rear Head Airbag
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Passenger Airbag Sensor

Passenger Airbag Sensor
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Knee Airbag

Knee Airbag
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Seatbelt Airbag

Crash Test Results: Front, Side & Rollover

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration provides consumers with information about crash protection and rollover safety.

Overall
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The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety is a non-profit group which conducts safety testing beyond federal regulations. "Good" is the highest rating.

Moderate Overlap Front
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Roof Strength
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Driver-side Overlap Front
A
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Good
A
Acceptable
M
Marginal
P
Poor

Safety Features

  • Electronic Stability Control (ESC) *
  • ABS And Driveline Traction Control *
  • Side Impact Beams
  • Dual Stage Driver And Passenger Seat-Mounted Side Airbags
  • Low Tire Pressure Warning
  • Dual Stage Driver And Passenger Front Airbags
  • Curtain 1st And 2nd Row Airbags
  • Airbag Occupancy Sensor
  • Driver And Passenger Knee Airbag
  • First Aid Kit
  • Outboard Front Lap And Shoulder Safety Belts -inc: Rear Center 3 Point and Pretensioners

* Optional Safety Feature

Long-Term Reliability

J.D. Power Ratings

JD Power's Initial Quality Study measures issues with a vehicle the first 90 days after purchase.

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Safety Recalls (1)

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Service Brakes, Hydraulic Sep 19, 2018
Report Receipt Date:
Sep 19, 2018
NHTSA Campaign:
18E091000
Summary:
Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing (Toyota) is recalling certain Toyota Racing Development (TRD) brake kits, part numbers PTR09-21111 and PTR09-52080, sold by Toyota as an optional accessory for model year 2008-2015 Scion xB, and 2011-2016 Scion tC vehicles. Over time, the brake hoses in these kits may fatigue and fail.
Consequence:
Failure of a brake hose will reduce braking performance and increase the risk of a crash.
Remedy:
Toyota will notify all known owners of the Scion xB and Scion tC vehicles upon which an involved optional TRD Brake Kit could have been installed. If the vehicle is equipped with one of the TRD brake kits, it will be replaced with a standard equipment brake kit, free of charge. The recall began November 16, 2018. Owners may contact Toyota customer service at 1-888-270-9371. Toyota's number for this recall is J0U.

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