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Scion tC MPG

MPG Number of Vehicles
20 miles per gallon 1 vehicles
21 miles per gallon 0 vehicles
22 miles per gallon 0 vehicles
23 miles per gallon 0 vehicles
24 miles per gallon 0 vehicles
25 miles per gallon 2 vehicles
26 miles per gallon 1 vehicles
27 miles per gallon 1 vehicles
28 miles per gallon 0 vehicles
29 miles per gallon 3 vehicles
30 miles per gallon 2 vehicles
31 miles per gallon 1 vehicles
Model Year Body/Powertrain MPG  
2005 2005 2dr Hatch 180-hp 2.5L I4 6-sp manual FWD 27.59
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With the 179-horsepower 2.5L I4 engine, 6-speed manual transmission, and front-wheel drive, the 2005 Scion tC has been averaging 27.59 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2005 Scion tCs in this analysis were driven mostly on the highway at an average speed of 74 miles per hour (about 63.4 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were in heavy traffic (11.9 percent), in the city (10.8 percent), and in the suburbs (0 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.
2005 2005 2dr Hatch 180-hp 2.5L I4 6-sp shiftable automatic FWD 26.57
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What Our Members Are Saying about the Real Gas Mileage of the 2005 Scion tC

2005 Scion tC Real Gas Mileage: Pros
YearBody/PowertrainComment
2006 2dr Hatch 160-horsepower 2.4L I4
5-speed manual FWD
with 163hp, it got relatively decent fuel economy. see full Scion tC review
2006 2dr Hatch 160-horsepower 2.4L I4
4-speed automatic FWD
Perfectly acceptable-to-good fuel economy for 2.4 liters 160 hp engine and 3000 pound car weight. see full Scion tC review
2005 Scion tC Real Gas Mileage: Cons
YearBody/PowertrainComment
2006 2dr Hatch 160-horsepower 2.4L I4
5-speed manual FWD
Sometimes I feel like the car ought to have a sixth gear. see full Scion tC review
 

2005 Scion tC Gas Mileage (MPG)

Unlike other fuel economy surveys, TrueDelta's Real-World Gas Mileage Survey includes questions about how and where a car was driven. So you can get an idea of the Scion tC's real-world MPG based on how and where you drive a car.