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Scion tC Gas Mileage (MPG)
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Scion tC Gas Mileage (MPG)

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Scion tC Gas Mileage

Year Body/Powertrain flat, hilly, or mountainousLand driving style: very light to "lead foot"Foot A/C use: none to heavyA/C constant stop and goTraf % many stops per mileCity % stop every mile or twoSub % fairly steady speedHwy % Hwy Spd MPG
2013 2dr Hatch 180-horsepower 2.5L I4
6-speed manual FWD
flat light light 0 0 20 80 55 27.8
  flat light light 0 0 20 80 55 28.1
  flat light none 0 0 20 80 55 28.8
2013 2dr Hatch 180-horsepower 2.5L I4
6-speed manual FWD
flat light light 0 0 20 80 55 28.2
  Averages flat light light 0 0 20 80 55 28.2
With the 180-horsepower 2.5L I4 engine, 6-speed manual transmission, and front-wheel drive, 2013 Scion tC fuel economy has been averaging 28.2 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2013 Scion tCs in this analysis were driven mostly on the highway at an average speed of 55 miles per hour (about 80 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were in the suburbs (20 percent), in heavy traffic (0 percent), and in the city (0 percent).

In addition the average 2013 Scion tC in this analysis was driven on flat terrain with a light foot and the AC on only some of the time.
 
Year Body/Powertrain flat, hilly, or mountainousLand driving style: very light to "lead foot"Foot A/C use: none to heavyA/C constant stop and goTraf % many stops per mileCity % stop every mile or twoSub % fairly steady speedHwy % Hwy Spd MPG
2012 2dr Hatch 180-horsepower 2.5L I4
6-speed manual FWD
flat light light 10 25 5 60 65 29.5
2012 2dr Hatch 180-horsepower 2.5L I4
6-speed manual FWD
flat light light 10 25 5 60 65 29.5
  Averages flat light light 10 25 5 60 65 29.5
With the 180-horsepower 2.5L I4 engine, 6-speed manual transmission, and front-wheel drive, the 2012 Scion tC has been averaging 29.5 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2012 Scion tCs in this analysis were driven mostly on the highway at an average speed of 65 miles per hour (about 60 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were in the city (25 percent), in heavy traffic (10 percent), and in the suburbs (5 percent).

In addition the average 2012 Scion tC in this analysis was driven on flat terrain with a light foot and the AC on only some of the time.
 
Year Body/Powertrain flat, hilly, or mountainousLand driving style: very light to "lead foot"Foot A/C use: none to heavyA/C constant stop and goTraf % many stops per mileCity % stop every mile or twoSub % fairly steady speedHwy % Hwy Spd MPG
2011 2dr Hatch 180-horsepower 2.5L I4
6-speed shiftable automatic FWD
hills med none 5 10 20 65 65 32.0
  hills med light 5 10 20 65 65 33.0
2011 2dr Hatch 180-horsepower 2.5L I4
6-speed shiftable automatic FWD
hills med light 5 10 20 65 65 32.5
  Averages hills med light 5 10 20 65 65 32.5
With the 180-horsepower 2.5L I4 engine, 6-speed shiftable automatic transmission, and front-wheel drive, 2011 Scion tC gas mileage has been averaging 32.5 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2011 Scion tCs in this analysis were driven mostly on the highway at an average speed of 65 miles per hour (about 65 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were in the suburbs (20 percent), in the city (10 percent), and in heavy traffic (5 percent).

In addition the average 2011 Scion tC in this analysis was driven on hilly terrain with a medium foot and the AC on only some of the time.
 
Year Body/Powertrain flat, hilly, or mountainousLand driving style: very light to "lead foot"Foot A/C use: none to heavyA/C constant stop and goTraf % many stops per mileCity % stop every mile or twoSub % fairly steady speedHwy % Hwy Spd MPG
2011 2dr Hatch 180-horsepower 2.5L I4
6-speed manual FWD
flat light light 0 5 10 85 60 30.5
  flat light light 0 5 10 85 60 29.3
  mtns light light 0 2 8 90 60 30.6
  flat light none 0 5 10 85 60 29.6
  flat med light 10 15 30 45 80 24.9
2011 2dr Hatch 180-horsepower 2.5L I4
6-speed manual FWD
flat light light 2 6 14 78 64 29.0
  Averages flat light light 2 6 14 78 64 29.0
With the 180-horsepower 2.5L I4 engine, 6-speed manual transmission, and front-wheel drive, 2011 Scion tC fuel economy has been averaging 29.0 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2011 Scion tCs in this analysis were driven mostly on the highway at an average speed of 64 miles per hour (about 78 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were in the suburbs (14 percent), in the city (6 percent), and in heavy traffic (2 percent).

In addition the average 2011 Scion tC in this analysis was driven on flat terrain with a light foot and the AC on only some of the time.
 
Year Body/Powertrain flat, hilly, or mountainousLand driving style: very light to "lead foot"Foot A/C use: none to heavyA/C constant stop and goTraf % many stops per mileCity % stop every mile or twoSub % fairly steady speedHwy % Hwy Spd MPG
2010 2dr Hatch 161-horsepower 2.4L I4
4-speed automatic FWD
flat light none 23 24 24 29 65 23.6
2010 2dr Hatch 161-horsepower 2.4L I4
4-speed automatic FWD
flat light none 23 24 24 29 65 23.6
  Averages flat light none 23 24 24 29 65 23.6
With the 161-horsepower 2.4L I4 engine, 4-speed automatic transmission, and front-wheel drive, the 2010 Scion tC has been averaging 23.6 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2010 Scion tCs in this analysis were driven mostly on the highway at an average speed of 65 miles per hour (about 29 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were in the city (24 percent), in the suburbs (24 percent), and in heavy traffic (23 percent).

In addition the average 2010 Scion tC in this analysis was driven on flat terrain with a light foot and the AC not used at all.
 
Year Body/Powertrain flat, hilly, or mountainousLand driving style: very light to "lead foot"Foot A/C use: none to heavyA/C constant stop and goTraf % many stops per mileCity % stop every mile or twoSub % fairly steady speedHwy % Hwy Spd MPG
2008 2dr Hatch 161-horsepower 2.4L I4
5-speed manual FWD
flat med none 20 30 35 15 80 27.9
  flat lead light 0 20 0 80 75 26.0
  hills light none 0 10 15 75 60 28.6
  hills light none 0 5 25 70 60 26.4
  flat light none 5 25 30 40 60 27.5
2008 2dr Hatch 161-horsepower 2.4L I4
5-speed manual FWD
flat med none 5 18 21 56 67 27.3
  Averages flat med none 5 18 21 56 67 27.3
With the 161-horsepower 2.4L I4 engine, 5-speed manual transmission, and front-wheel drive, 2008 Scion tC gas mileage has been averaging 27.3 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2008 Scion tCs in this analysis were driven mostly on the highway at an average speed of 67 miles per hour (about 56 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were in the suburbs (21 percent), in the city (18 percent), and in heavy traffic (5 percent).

In addition the average 2008 Scion tC in this analysis was driven on flat terrain with a medium foot and the AC not used at all.
 
Year Body/Powertrain flat, hilly, or mountainousLand driving style: very light to "lead foot"Foot A/C use: none to heavyA/C constant stop and goTraf % many stops per mileCity % stop every mile or twoSub % fairly steady speedHwy % Hwy Spd MPG
2008 2dr Hatch 161-horsepower 2.4L I4
4-speed automatic FWD
flat med hvy 30 30 10 30 70 21.9
2008 2dr Hatch 161-horsepower 2.4L I4
4-speed automatic FWD
flat med hvy 30 30 10 30 70 21.9
  Averages flat med hvy 30 30 10 30 70 21.9
With the 161-horsepower 2.4L I4 engine, 4-speed automatic transmission, and front-wheel drive, 2008 Scion tC fuel economy has been averaging 21.9 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2008 Scion tCs in this analysis were driven mostly in the city (about 30 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were on the highway at an average speed of 70 miles per hour (30 percent), in heavy traffic (30 percent), and in the suburbs (10 percent).

In addition the average 2008 Scion tC in this analysis was driven on flat terrain with a medium foot and the AC on most or all of the time.
 
Year Body/Powertrain flat, hilly, or mountainousLand driving style: very light to "lead foot"Foot A/C use: none to heavyA/C constant stop and goTraf % many stops per mileCity % stop every mile or twoSub % fairly steady speedHwy % Hwy Spd MPG
2007 2dr Hatch 160-horsepower 2.4L I4
5-speed manual FWD
flat med light 1 5 14 80 70 29.1
  hills light none 5 5 50 40 60 31.7
  hills lead light 70 20 5 5 70 24.8
  flat light none 0 5 10 85 75 31.0
  flat med none 5 10 10 75 75 31.3
2007 2dr Hatch 160-horsepower 2.4L I4
5-speed manual FWD
flat med none 16 9 18 57 70 29.6
  Averages flat med none 16 9 18 57 70 29.6
With the 160-horsepower 2.4L I4 engine, 5-speed manual transmission, and front-wheel drive, the 2007 Scion tC has been averaging 29.6 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2007 Scion tCs in this analysis were driven mostly on the highway at an average speed of 70 miles per hour (about 57 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were in the suburbs (18 percent), in heavy traffic (16 percent), and in the city (9 percent).

In addition the average 2007 Scion tC in this analysis was driven on flat terrain with a medium foot and the AC not used at all.
 
Year Body/Powertrain flat, hilly, or mountainousLand driving style: very light to "lead foot"Foot A/C use: none to heavyA/C constant stop and goTraf % many stops per mileCity % stop every mile or twoSub % fairly steady speedHwy % Hwy Spd MPG
2007 2dr Hatch 160-horsepower 2.4L I4
4-speed automatic FWD
flat med none 2 8 20 70 65 29.0
  flat med hvy 10 30 30 30 60 24.0
  flat light hvy 5 10 10 75 65 26.0
  hills med none 10 10 30 50 60 31.0
2007 2dr Hatch 160-horsepower 2.4L I4
4-speed automatic FWD
flat med light 7 15 23 56 63 27.5
  Averages flat med light 7 15 23 56 63 27.5
With the 160-horsepower 2.4L I4 engine, 4-speed automatic transmission, and front-wheel drive, 2007 Scion tC gas mileage has been averaging 27.5 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2007 Scion tCs in this analysis were driven mostly on the highway at an average speed of 63 miles per hour (about 56 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were in the suburbs (23 percent), in the city (15 percent), and in heavy traffic (7 percent).

In addition the average 2007 Scion tC in this analysis was driven on flat terrain with a medium foot and the AC on only some of the time.
 
Year Body/Powertrain flat, hilly, or mountainousLand driving style: very light to "lead foot"Foot A/C use: none to heavyA/C constant stop and goTraf % many stops per mileCity % stop every mile or twoSub % fairly steady speedHwy % Hwy Spd MPG
2006 2dr Hatch 160-horsepower 2.4L I4
5-speed manual FWD
flat light none 10 20 30 40 70 31.2
  flat med hvy 10 10 10 70 80 28.0
  flat med none 0 14 5 81 65 28.7
  flat light none 50 1 1 48 75 26.0
  flat lead light 10 10 60 20 75 23.6
2006 2dr Hatch 160-horsepower 2.4L I4
5-speed manual FWD
flat med none 16 11 21 52 73 27.5
  Averages flat med none 16 11 21 52 73 27.5
With the 160-horsepower 2.4L I4 engine, 5-speed manual transmission, and front-wheel drive, 2006 Scion tC fuel economy has been averaging 27.5 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2006 Scion tCs in this analysis were driven mostly on the highway at an average speed of 73 miles per hour (about 52 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were in the suburbs (21 percent), in heavy traffic (16 percent), and in the city (11 percent).

In addition the average 2006 Scion tC in this analysis was driven on flat terrain with a medium foot and the AC not used at all.
 
Year Body/Powertrain flat, hilly, or mountainousLand driving style: very light to "lead foot"Foot A/C use: none to heavyA/C constant stop and goTraf % many stops per mileCity % stop every mile or twoSub % fairly steady speedHwy % Hwy Spd MPG
2006 2dr Hatch 160-horsepower 2.4L I4
4-speed automatic FWD
flat med hvy 40 10 20 30 60 25.7
  flat med light 10 15 15 60 70 25.0
  flat med light 10 20 30 40 70 25.0
  flat light light 5 48 24 24 70 22.1
  flat med hvy 2 2 30 66 70 27.0
2006 2dr Hatch 160-horsepower 2.4L I4
4-speed automatic FWD
flat med light 13 19 24 44 68 25.0
  Averages flat med light 13 19 24 44 68 25.0
With the 160-horsepower 2.4L I4 engine, 4-speed automatic transmission, and front-wheel drive, the 2006 Scion tC has been averaging 25.0 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2006 Scion tCs in this analysis were driven mostly on the highway at an average speed of 68 miles per hour (about 44 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were in the suburbs (24 percent), in the city (19 percent), and in heavy traffic (13 percent).

In addition the average 2006 Scion tC in this analysis was driven on flat terrain with a medium foot and the AC on only some of the time.
 
Year Body/Powertrain flat, hilly, or mountainousLand driving style: very light to "lead foot"Foot A/C use: none to heavyA/C constant stop and goTraf % many stops per mileCity % stop every mile or twoSub % fairly steady speedHwy % Hwy Spd MPG
2005 2dr Hatch 160-horsepower 2.4L I4
5-speed manual FWD
flat light light 10 10 3 77 60 28.8
  flat lead light 0 0 0 100 80 29.0
  flat lead hvy 0 0 0 100 80 25.0
  hills lead hvy 10 20 30 40 75 30.4
  hills med hvy 3 7 20 70 70 29.5
2005 2dr Hatch 160-horsepower 2.4L I4
5-speed manual FWD
flat med hvy 5 7 11 77 73 28.5
  Averages flat med hvy 5 7 11 77 73 28.5
With the 160-horsepower 2.4L I4 engine, 5-speed manual transmission, and front-wheel drive, 2005 Scion tC gas mileage has been averaging 28.5 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2005 Scion tCs in this analysis were driven mostly on the highway at an average speed of 73 miles per hour (about 77 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were in the suburbs (11 percent), in the city (7 percent), and in heavy traffic (5 percent).

In addition the average 2005 Scion tC in this analysis was driven on flat terrain with a medium foot and the AC on most or all of the time.
 
Year Body/Powertrain flat, hilly, or mountainousLand driving style: very light to "lead foot"Foot A/C use: none to heavyA/C constant stop and goTraf % many stops per mileCity % stop every mile or twoSub % fairly steady speedHwy % Hwy Spd MPG
2005 2dr Hatch 160-horsepower 2.4L I4
4-speed automatic FWD
flat med hvy 13 13 13 63 70 20.0
  flat med light 15 15 10 60 70 28.5
  flat light light 15 15 10 60 65 31.2
2005 2dr Hatch 160-horsepower 2.4L I4
4-speed automatic FWD
flat med light 14 14 11 61 68 26.6
  Averages flat med light 14 14 11 61 68 26.6
With the 160-horsepower 2.4L I4 engine, 4-speed automatic transmission, and front-wheel drive, 2005 Scion tC fuel economy has been averaging 26.6 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2005 Scion tCs in this analysis were driven mostly on the highway at an average speed of 68 miles per hour (about 61 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were in the city (14 percent), in heavy traffic (14 percent), and in the suburbs (11 percent).

In addition the average 2005 Scion tC in this analysis was driven on flat terrain with a medium foot and the AC on only some of the time.

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