Monday, May 23, 2011

2011 Scion iQ Review

He needs a new generation of riders in the direction of the Scion iQ city can take great ideas and concentrated on a small package. The use of functional and elegant packaging, the Scion iQ is a small car that offers comfort and functionality that drivers expect a car twice its size.

View profile Scion iQ, defined by a high waistline and strong, sliding the big, thick as a lighthouse-pillar, through the roof and wrapped around behind Scion iQ emphasize geometric shape. Exterior mirrors with integrated turn focus the design clean.

The back is centered on a modern vehicle. trapezoidal lines running to the wheels, the hatch in the rear bumper diffuser bulb-like, creating a significant presence. With a wheelbase of 78.7 inches and a unique suspension design - consisting of MacPherson struts in front and a torsion beam rear suspension - the three-door hatchback can skillfully maneuver through traffic the city. In addition, the total length of only 120.1 cm, width of 66.1 inches, and front and short rear overhangs to create an attitude that still allows the Scion iQ to fit virtually any scenario parking areas.

engineering innovations, such as a compact air-conditioning, reverse the front of the difference, and an electronic power steering steering column compact all have a significant reduction in the length of the front-end. In addition, the Scion iQ is equipped with a gas tank located under the floor is flat, which reduces the rear overhang.

The Scion iQ functional "3 +1" seat is equivalent to world's smallest car for four passengers. With the driver and front passenger are slightly staggered, this innovative seating arrangement allows an adult behind the passenger and a child, small package, or an animal behind the driver. For the first time in Scion, extra-flat seat back are used to provide passengers with rear legroom. The rear seats are extremely versatile, which contains a mixture of 50/50 and the ability to fold, creating sufficient storage to accommodate two golf bags.

The Scion iQ is small in size but big on safety. Active Safety Vehicle Stability Control (VSC), antilock braking system (ABS) with Electronic Brake Force Distribution (EBD), Brake Assist (BA) and Traction Control (TRAC).

Scion iQ comes standard with 10 SRS airbags, airbag including the world's first rear window curtain. The seat belt is the driver and passenger airbags, driver and side airbags, curtain airbags, driver and front passenger knee airbags, driver and Scion-first airbag cushion.

2011 iQ is equipped with a 1.3-liter engine with four-cylinder engine that produces more than 90 horses, and has the latest Dual VVT-i, which will allow it to be effective, creating a wider power band, but require less fuel and produce fewer emissions.

Scion iQ engine is combined with Variable Transmission (CVT), which helps smooth acceleration and excellent fuel economy. Scion iQ is classified as Ultra Low Emission Vehicle (ULEV-II), and is expected to achieve fuel consumption is comparable to high-30s of similar vehicles, which have fewer passengers and cargo capacity.

The Scion iQ comes standard with a six-speaker audio and is available with various audio head units for different degrees of audiophiles. All iQs be equipped with USB and auxiliary ports, which allows personal devices to be easily integrated into the vehicle. At the wheel has controls for controlling the audio system to adjust the volume and mixture of music sources such as CD, AM / FM radio, auxiliary input, or at the library on your iPod or other USB device.