Specs

Research 2009 Scion tC specs for the trims available. Choose the desired trim / style from the dropdown list to see the corresponding specs.

2dr HB Man (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 -
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes
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 -

Emissions

EPA Greenhouse Gas Score 6

Engine

Fuel System SFI
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
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG) 23

Steering

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

Summary

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

Spare Tire Order Code
Front Tire Order Code
Rear Tire Order Code
Front Tire Size - TBD -
Front Tire Size P215/45ZR17
Rear Tire Size - TBD -
Rear Tire Size P215/45ZR17
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
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
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 4.24

Vehicle

EPA Classification Subcompact

Weight Information

Base Curb Weight (lbs) 2932

Wheels

Front Wheel Size (in) 17 x 7.0
Front Wheel Size (in) 18 x - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in) 18 x 7.5
Spare Wheel Size (in) Compact
Front Wheel Material Aluminum
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in) 18 x - TBD -
Rear Wheel Size (in) 17 x 7.0
Rear Wheel Size (in) 18 x 7.5