In comparing the Dodge Dart's and the Scion tC's specifications and ratings, the Dodge Dart has the advantage in the areas of typical lower range of pricing for one- to five-year-old used cars, and fuel efficiency and interior volume. The Scion tC has the advantage in the area of base engine power. Based on this comparison of the Dodge Dart's and the Scion tC's specifications and ratings, the Dodge Dart is a better car than the Scion tC.
Dodge Dart vs. Scion tC Pricing
A used 2016 Dodge Dart ranges from $6,843 to $15,999 while a used 2016 Scion tC is priced between $10,619 to $19,997.
Engine Power and Fuel Efficiency Comparison
For engine performance, the Dodge Dart’s base engine makes 160 horsepower, and the Scion tC base engine makes 179 horsepower. The Dart is rated to deliver an average of 29 miles per gallon, with a highway range of 511 miles. The tC is rated to deliver an average of 26 miles per gallon, with a highway range of 450 miles. This gives the Dodge Dart the fuel efficiency and maximum range advantage over the Scion tC. Both models use gasoline.
Passenger Space Comparison
The Dodge Dart has the advantage of offering more interior volume, reflected in more front head room, front shoulder room, front leg room, rear head room, rear shoulder room and rear leg room. The Scion tC has the advantage in the area of cargo space.