2016 Scion FR-S price, interior

Here’s a car specifically designed for the young motorists looking for an affordable car with a sport touch. The car is produced in a joint undertaking with Subaru. Since its debut in 2002 to date, the FR-S still lacks the power and muscle of a real sports car. Nonetheless, the 2016 Scion FR-S features good looks and good handling which are enough to elicit enough fun to the youngsters.

2016 Scion FR-S Front

2016 Scion FR-S Exterior

The 2016 Scion FR-S exterior design is based on classic designs of Japanese sports cars. The automobile features a sleek design with many curves and seats low. The long hood and short deck complete its sports car looks. At the front, the 2016 Scion FR-S has a large grille while the lower fascia features air vents placed at sharp angles. All over the body, the car features smooth curves which add to its sports car character. On the sides, the profile is a little bit simple with a roof that sweeps up and then goes down in a stylish arc to the slightly flared fenders at the rear. The rear also features redesigned taillights and a broad tail.

2016 Scion FR-S Interior

2016 Scion FR-S Interior

The interior is simple, a blend of Subaru and Toyota features. However, this interior is very amateur-like compared to conventional sports cars. The 2016 FR-S is still offered in a single trim level. Its cabin has a 2+2 layout meaning it will accommodate 4 passengers. The rear seats are a bit uncomfortable due to limited head and leg room. Its cargo space is also very small and measures only 6.9 cubic feet but can be expanded by folding the rear seats. Other features include a height adjustable driver’s seat, a tilt-and telescoping steering wheel covered in leather, a 7-inch infotainment system (BeSpoke system with Smartphone integration and navigation is offered as an option). The FR-S also features cruise control, air conditioning, Bluetooth connectivity, HD radio, Aha radio, USB port, an auxiliary audio jack, a rearview camera and automatic audio jack. Stability and traction control, antilock brakes, front seat side airbags and side curtain airbags are also offered to enhance its safety.

2016 Scion FR-S Engine

Under the hood of the 2016 FR-S, there is only a single engine. It is a 2.0 L, 4-cylinder engine that is horizontally opposed. The engine is capable of producing 200 hp and 151 lb –ft of torque. It is mated to a 6-speedmanual or 6-speed automatic transmission system. The 2016 Scion FR-S is offered in RWD. The engine powers the car from 0-60 mph in 6.8 seconds and is EPA rated at 22 mpg for city, 30 mpg on highway and 28 mpg on combined drives.

2016 Scion FR-S Rear

2016 Scion FR-S Price and release date

The 2016 Scion FR-S is already on sale with an MSRP of $25,305 for the manual model and $26,405 for the one with an automatic transmission.

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