First Look: 2016 Scion iM and iA

The 2016 Scion iM hatchback and iA sedan are arriving in more than 1,000 Scion dealerships.

These two models are targeted towards youth and tech savvy consumers who want the latest gadgets and apps in an attractive and affordable set of wheels.

The Scion iM has an MSRP of $18,460 for models equipped with a 6-speed manual transmission and $19,200 for models equipped with CVT transmission. On the other hand, the Scion iA sedan has an MSRP of $15,700 when equipped with 6-speed manual transmission and $16,800 for models equipped with a 6-speed automatic gearbox.

Both of these prices do not include the $795 delivery, processing, and handling fees.

Doug Murtha, Vice President of Scion Group, said:

“With the arrival of the iM and iA in showrooms, Scion’s evolution moves from talk to reality. This new, savvy generation of drivers will find these cars have features, space, and styling to meet whatever challenge or opportunity comes their way.”

What’s New

Outside, the iM features a hexagon lower grille, sharp-eyed headlights, and sporty aero side bezels.

Inside, the iM comes fitted with standard features like a 7-inch Pioneer Audio Display unit with HD Radio and Aha music app, backup camera, dual-zone climate control, and Scion’s first 4.2-inch color TFT multi-information display.

Outside, the iA features a piano black front bumper treatment, chrome grille surround, and a spacious trunk.

Inside, the iA comes standard with keyless ignition/push-button start, low-speed Pre-collision system, backup camera, and 7-inch touchscreen multimedia system with voice recognition.

Performance

The 2016 Scion iM hatchback is powered by a 1.8 L 4-cylinder engine with Valvematic continuously variable valve timing technology. It produces a respectable 137 horsepower with a highway rating of 37 mpg.

2016 Scion iM 1.8 L 4-cylinder engine

2016 Scion iM 1.8 L 4-cylinder engine

The 2016 Scion iA sedan is powered by a quick-revving and high-compression, 1.5 L 4-cylinder engine which produces 106 horsepower. The EPA rates the Scion iA’s highway fuel efficiency at 42 mpg.

2016 Scion iA 1.5 L 4-cylinder engine

2016 Scion iA 1.5 L 4-cylinder engine

Availability

The 2016 Scion iM hatchback and iA sedan will be available at your local Toyota/Scion dealerships. With Scion’s no hassle, no haggle Pure Price, you pay the price posted in the dealership.

So, if you are in the market for a stylish hatchback or a sedan which features all the latest technologies without braking the bank, then I would recommend you checkout these affordable sets of wheels ASAP.

Or . . .

To see a Scion of a different style, click here.

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Source: Scion USA

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I have been in love with cars since I was three years old. My obsession for cars began when my father took me out at night to name cars by just either their headlights or taillights. Since then, my love for cars has blossomed into a career as a motoring journalist and I am excited to take you guys with me on this high-speed adventure!

1 Comment on "First Look: 2016 Scion iM and iA"

  1. Sammy

    Now many car companies are focusing on launching small cars to attract youth to buy these technological vehicle.The only thing which create difference is the use of 1.8 L 4-cylinder engine, and 137 horsepower 37 mpg

    regards

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