2013 Scion FR-S Reviews, Specs, and Pricing

2013 Scion FR-S Reviews, Specs, and Pricing

For the first time since 1997, when the Ford Contour and Mercury Mystique shared, one car sold under two different marques has claimed a single 10Best award. The differences between the Scion FR-S and Subaru BRZ are some exterior colors and trim, and the BRZ comes stand­ard with a navigation unit, equating to a $1310 premium over the $24,955 FR-S. Critics of the ­Scibaru are quick to point out its unrefined and buzzy shortcomings.

The Scion FR-S Sports Coupe Concept (where “FR-S” means Front-engine, Rear-wheel drive, Sport) was unveiled at the 2011 New York International Auto Show.

The first Scion FR-Ss have been sold in the USA. These were sold to “First 86” customers.

According to the North American Scion FR-S sales brochure, optional equipment is limited to the selection of an automatic transmission, with steering wheel installed shift paddles. The interior colour is black with a choice of seven exterior colour choices. The audio system is supplied by Pioneer rated at 300W, and is iPod/Bluetooth/HD Radio compatible with an external audio jack. Safety equipment includes Toyota##Q##s Star Safety System, which includes Vehicle Stability Control, Traction Control, Anti-lock brakes, Electronic Brake Force Distribution, and Brake Assist with Smart Stop Technology. The seatbelts are three-point for all seating positions, with Automatic/Emergency Locking Retractors on all positions.

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Six airbags are installed (driver and front passenger, front seat exterior side bolster, and side curtain) Passenger accommodation is limited to four people.

The 2013 Scion FR-S is rated at 200 hp (149 kW) at 7,000 rpm and 151 lb·ft (205 N·m) at 6,600 rpm.

The base price for the Scion FR-S is $24,930, which is $24,420 less expensive than the average for all Coupe Cars.

Vehicle Type
This 2-Door Coupe seats 4 passengers. Available with RWD, the drivetrain in the 2013 FR-S sends power to the wheels through a standard 6-speed Manual transmission.

Gas Mileage
The Scion FR-S achieves 22 MPG in the city, which is 29.4% higher than the average for all Coupe Cars, and 30 MPG on the highway, which is 15.4% higher than the average for all Coupe Cars.

Power & Torque
The FR-S has a peak horsepower output of 200 HP, which is 39.8% less than the average for all Coupe Cars. Maximum torque available is 151 ft-lbs, which is 47.4% less than the average for all Coupe Cars.

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