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Scion iM
2016 Scion iM
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2021 Volkswagen Golf
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$23,195
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Overview

Engine
1.8L Inline-4 Gas
Engine
1.4L Turbo Inline-4 Gas
Transmission
6-Speed Manual
Transmission
6-Speed Manual
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Fuel Economy
City: 27 MPG
Hwy: 36 MPG
Fuel Economy
City: 29 MPG
Hwy: 39 MPG
Fuel Tank Capacity
14 gallons
Fuel Tank Capacity
13.2 gallons
Seating Capacity
5 seater
Seating Capacity
5 seater
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down
N/A
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down
53.7 ft³

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Performance Specs

Engine and Transmission

Engine
1.8L Inline-4 Gas
1.4L Turbo Inline-4 Gas
Horsepower
137 hp @ 6100 rpm
147 hp @ 5000 rpm
Torque
126 lb-ft @ 4000 rpm
184 lb-ft @ 1400 rpm
Transmission
6-Speed Manual
6-Speed Manual
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Front-Wheel Drive

Weight and Towing

Curb Weight
2,943 lbs
2,945 lbs

Fuel and MPG

Fuel Economy

Combined
31 MPG
33 MPG
City
27 MPG
29 MPG
Highway
36 MPG
39 MPG

Emissions

CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
5.7 Tons/yr
5.4 Tons/yr

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity
14 gallons
13.2 gallons
Cruising Range City
378 miles
382.8 miles
Cruising Range Highway
504 miles
514.8 miles

Dimensions and Measurement

Exterior Dimensions

Length
170.5 in
167.6 in
Height
55.3 in
58.2 in
Max Width
69.3 in
70.8 in
Front Width
59.6 in
61 in
Rear Width
59.3 in
59.8 in
Wheelbase
102.4 in
103.8 in
Ground Clearance
5.5 in
5.4 in

Interior Space

Seating Capacity
5 seater
5 seater
Front Seat Leg Room
41.6 in
41.2 in
Front Seat Headroom
39.7 in
38.4 in
Front Seat Shoulder Room
54.3 in
55.9 in
Rear Seat Leg Room
32.7 in
35.6 in
Rear Seat Headroom
37.5 in
38.1 in
Rear Seat Shoulder Room
54.1 in
53.9 in

Cargo Space

Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Up
20.8 ft³
17.4 ft³
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down
N/A
53.7 ft³

Wheels and Suspension

Steering

Steering Type
Rack-Pinion
Rack-Pinion
Turning Diameter
35.4 ft
35.8 ft

Wheels

Wheels Type
N/A
Aluminum Wheels
Front Wheel Size
17" x 7"
16" x 6.5"
Rear Wheel Size
17" x 7"
16" x 6.5"

Suspension

Front Suspension
Strut
Strut
Rear Suspension
Double Wishbone
Multi-Link

Tires

Front Tire
P225/45HR17
P205/55HR16
Rear Tire
P225/45HR17
P205/55HR16
Spare Tire
Compact
Compact

Colors and Materials

Standard Exterior Colors

  • Barcelona Red Metallic
  • Black Sand Pearl
  • Blizzard Pearl
  • Classic Silver Metallic
  • Electric Storm Blue
  • Spring Green
  • Deep Black Pearl
  • Platinum Gray Metallic
  • Pure White
  • Silk Blue Metallic
  • White Silver Metallic

Standard Interior Materials

  • Black, Fabric Upholstery
  • Beige, V-Tex Leatherette Seating Surfaces
  • Titan Black, V-Tex Leatherette Seating Surfaces

Features and Options

Infotainment

HD Radio
Standard
Not Available
Bluetooth Connection
Standard
Standard
Premium Sound System
Standard
Not Available
Smart Device Integration
Not Available
Standard
WiFi Hotspot
Not Available
Standard
Auxiliary Audio Input
Standard
Standard
MP3 Player
Standard
Standard

Interior Trim

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

Comfort

Navigation System
Optional
Not Available
Steering Wheel Audio Controls
Standard
Standard
Power Mirror(s)
Standard
Standard
A/C
Standard
Standard
Climate Control
Standard
Not Available
Cruise Control
Standard
Standard
Heated Front Seat(s)
Not Available
Standard
Keyless Entry
Standard
Standard
Multi-Zone A/C
Standard
Not Available
Power Driver Seat
Not Available
Standard
Power Passenger Seat
Not Available
Standard
Keyless Start
Not Available
Standard
Telematics
Not Available
Standard

Safety

Safety Features

Back-Up Camera
Standard
Standard
Cross-Traffic Alert
Not Available
Standard
Blind Spot Monitor
Not Available
Standard
ABS
Standard
Standard
Tire Pressure Monitor
Standard
Standard
Brake Assist
Standard
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
Standard
Not Available
Passenger Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Rear Head Air Bag
Standard
Standard

Warranty

Warranty Summary

Basic
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
Corrosion
5 Years / Unlimited Miles
7 Years / 100,000 Miles
Drivetrain
5 Years / 60,000 Miles
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
Maintenance
2 Years / 25,000 Miles
2 Years / 20,000 Miles
Roadside Assistance
2 Years / Unlimited Miles
3 Years / 36,000 Miles