Compare Pontiac Vibe vs Scion tC

Overview

Engine
1.8L Inline-4 Gas
Engine
2.5L Inline-4 Gas
Transmission
5-Speed Manual
4-Speed Automatic (+$850)
Transmission
6-Speed Manual
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Fuel Economy
City: 26 MPG
Hwy: 32 MPG
Fuel Economy
City: 23 MPG
Hwy: 31 MPG
Fuel Tank Capacity
13 gallons
Fuel Tank Capacity
14.5 gallons
Seating Capacity
5 seater
Seating Capacity
5 seater
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down
49.4 ft³
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down
N/A

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Performance Specs

Engine and Transmission

Engine
1.8L Inline-4 Gas
2.5L Inline-4 Gas
Horsepower
132 hp @ 6000 rpm
179 hp @ 6000 rpm
Torque
128 lb-ft @ 4400 rpm
172 lb-ft @ 4100 rpm
Transmission
5-Speed Manual
4-Speed Automatic (+$850)
6-Speed Manual
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Front-Wheel Drive

Weight and Towing

Curb Weight
2,856 lbs
3,082 lbs

Fuel and MPG

Fuel Economy

Combined
28 MPG
26 MPG
City
26 MPG
23 MPG
Highway
32 MPG
31 MPG

Emissions

CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
6.7 Tons/yr
6.8 Tons/yr
EPA rating
8
N/A

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity
13 gallons
14.5 gallons
Cruising Range City
338 miles
333.5 miles
Cruising Range Highway
416 miles
449.5 miles

Dimensions and Measurement

Exterior Dimensions

Length
171.1 in
176.6 in
Height
61 in
55.7 in
Max Width
69.5 in
70.7 in
Front Width
59.8 in
60.6 in
Rear Width
59.9 in
61.4 in
Wheelbase
102.4 in
106.3 in
Ground Clearance
5.8 in
6.3 in

Interior Space

Seating Capacity
5 seater
5 seater
Front Seat Leg Room
41.6 in
41.8 in
Front Seat Headroom
40.5 in
37.7 in
Front Seat Shoulder Room
53.3 in
55.4 in
Front Seat Hip Room
52.3 in
52.6 in
Rear Seat Leg Room
36.2 in
34.6 in
Rear Seat Headroom
39.4 in
36.4 in
Rear Seat Shoulder Room
52.6 in
52.1 in
Rear Seat Hip Room
43.7 in
48.5 in

Cargo Space

Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Up
20.1 ft³
N/A
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down
49.4 ft³
N/A

Wheels and Suspension

Steering

Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion
Rack-Pinion
Turning Diameter
35.3 ft
37.4 ft

Wheels

Front Wheel Size
16" x TBD
18" x 7.5"
Rear Wheel Size
16" x TBD
18" x 7.5"

Suspension

Front Suspension
Independent
Strut
Rear Suspension
Torsion Beam
Double Wishbone

Tires

Front Tire
P205/55R16
P225/45WR18
Rear Tire
P205/55R16
P225/45WR18
Spare Tire
N/A
Compact

Colors and Materials

Standard Exterior Colors

N/A
  • Absolutely Red
  • Black
  • Blizzard Pearl
  • Blue Streak Metallic
  • Cement
  • Cosmic Gray Mica
  • Magnetic Gray Metallic

Standard Interior Materials

  • Ebony, Cloth Seat Trim
  • Dark Charcoal, Fabric Upholstery

Features and Options

Infotainment

HD Radio
Not Available
Standard
Bluetooth Connection
Not Available
Standard
Premium Sound System
Optional
Standard
Satellite Radio
Standard
Not Available
Auxiliary Audio Input
Not Available
Standard
MP3 Player
Optional
Standard

Interior Trim

Bucket Seats
Not Available
Standard
Cloth Seats
Standard
Standard
Leather Seats
Standard
Not Available
Leather Steering Wheel
Optional
Standard
Premium Synthetic Seats
Standard
Not Available
Vinyl Seats
Standard
Not Available
Sun/Moonroof
Optional
Standard

Comfort

Navigation System
Not Available
Optional
Steering Wheel Audio Controls
Optional
Standard
Power Mirror(s)
Standard
Standard
A/C
Not Available
Standard
Cruise Control
Optional
Standard
Keyless Entry
Optional
Standard
Keyless Start
Not Available
Standard
Telematics
Standard
Not Available

Safety

Safety Features

ABS
Standard
Standard
Tire Pressure Monitor
Standard
Standard
Brake Assist
Not Available
Standard
Stability Control
Standard
Standard
Traction Control
Standard
Standard

US NHTSA crash test result

Overall Rating
N/A
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
N/A
Side Crash Rating
N/A
Rollover Rating
N/A

Airbags

Driver Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Front Head Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Front Side Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Knee Air Bag
Not Available
Standard
Passenger Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Rear Head Air Bag
Not Available
Standard
Rear Side Air Bag
Standard
Not Available

Warranty

Warranty Summary

Basic
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
Corrosion
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
5 Years / Unlimited Miles
Drivetrain
5 Years / 100,000 Miles
5 Years / 60,000 Miles
Emissions
2 Years / 24,000 Miles
N/A
Roadside Assistance
5 Years / 100,000 Miles
2 Years / Unlimited Miles
Rust-Through
6 Years / 100,000 Miles
N/A
Short Term California
3 Years / 50,000 Miles
N/A
Maintenance
N/A
2 Years / 25,000 Miles
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