Scion is Still Trying: New Sedan, Hatch and Wagon Coming

But they’re still just the models Toyota and Mazda won't import to America.

Scion just won’t give up, and it continues to stubbornly hang on toits place in the American market. The company has just announced that it’llbring three new models to our shores, presenting at least one of them at theNovember Los Angeles Auto Show. The company will offer two models – a hatchbackand wagon – based on the Toyota Auris (which is basically a five-door Corollain other markets). Engines could include a 1.8-liter or 2.4-liter gasoline engine.

Also a possibility is the highly-acclaimed hybridpowertrain, offered on the Auris hatch and wagon in other markets. As for thesedan, it is expected to enter into a smaller segment and be based on the next-generationMazda2 sedan, which is offered in other markets and is earmarked to alsounderpin the next Toyota Yaris. Future updates for Scion’s existing models haveyet to be confirmed, but the company still hasn't ruled out the possibility ofan FR-S convertible.

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