Specs

Research 2008 Scion tC specs for the trims available. Choose the desired trim / style from the dropdown list to see the corresponding specs.

Spec 2dr HB Man Spec (Natl)

Brakes

Brake Type Pwr
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.83 x - TBD -
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.59 x - TBD -
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
Brake ABS System 4-wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes

Cargo Area Dimensions

Trunk Volume (ft³) 12.8

Cooling System

Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 6.4

Electrical

Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) - TBD -

Engine

Fuel System MPFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 162 @ 4000
Engine Order Code
Engine Type Gas I4
Displacement 2.4L/144
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 161 @ 6000

Exterior Dimensions

Liftover Height (in) - TBD -
Track Width, Rear (in) 59.3
Track Width, Front (in) 59.3
Height, Overall (in) 55.7
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 69.1
Length, Overall (in) 174.0
Wheelbase (in) 106.3
Min Ground Clearance (in) 5.2

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 14.5

Interior Dimensions

Front Shoulder Room (in) 54.3
Front Leg Room (in) 41.6
Front Head Room (in) 37.6
Second Leg Room (in) 33.6
Second Shoulder Room (in) 50.0
Second Hip Room (in) 47.3
Front Hip Room (in) 53.2
Passenger Capacity 5
Passenger Volume (ft³) 84.7
Second Head Room (in) 36.6

Mileage

EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 27
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 20

Steering

Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.15
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 36.1
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD -
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 17.7

Summary

Vehicle Name Scion tC
Body Style 3 Door Hatchback
Vehicle Name Scion tC

Suspension

Suspension Type - Front Independent
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) MacPherson Strut
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) Double Wishbone
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD -
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 0.83
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) 0.71
Suspension Type - Rear Independent

Tires

Front Tire Size - TBD -
Front Tire Order Code
Rear Tire Order Code
Spare Tire Order Code
Front Tire Size P205/55R16
Rear Tire Size - TBD -
Rear Tire Size P205/55R16
Spare Tire Size T125/70D17

Trailering

Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) - TBD -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)

Transmission

Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 4.24
Clutch Size (in) - TBD -
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.58
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.78
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.97
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.33
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.05
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.54
Trans Description Cont. Again
Trans Description Cont. Manual w/OD
Trans Type 5
Trans Order Code

Vehicle

EPA Classification Subcompact

Weight Information

Base Curb Weight (lbs) 2900

Wheels

Rear Wheel Size (in) 16 x 6.5
Rear Wheel Size (in) 18 x - TBD -
Rear Wheel Size (in) 18 x 7.5
Front Wheel Size (in) 16 x 6.5
Front Wheel Size (in) 18 x - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in) 18 x 7.5
Front Wheel Material Steel
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum
Rear Wheel Material Steel
Front Wheel Material Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material Steel
Spare Wheel Size (in) Compact