When comparing the Honda Accord's and the Scion tC's specifications and ratings, the Honda Accord has the advantage in the areas of fuel efficiency, interior volume and base engine power. The Scion tC has the advantage in the area of typical lower range of pricing for one- to five-year-old used cars. Based on this comparison of the Honda Accord's and the Scion tC's specifications and ratings, the Honda Accord is a better car than the Scion tC.
Honda Accord vs. Scion tC Pricing
A used 2016 Honda Accord ranges from $13,498 to $24,463 while a used 2016 Scion tC is priced between $10,499 to $19,997.
Engine Power and Fuel Efficiency Comparison
For engine performance, the Honda Accord’s base engine makes 185 horsepower, and the Scion tC base engine makes 179 horsepower. The Accord is rated to deliver an average of 27 miles per gallon, with a highway range of 585 miles. The tC is rated to deliver an average of 26 miles per gallon, with a highway range of 450 miles. This gives the Honda Accord the fuel efficiency and maximum range advantage over the Scion tC. Both models use gasoline.
Passenger Space Comparison
The Honda Accord has the advantage of offering more interior volume, reflected in more front head room, front shoulder room, front leg room, rear head room and rear shoulder room. The Scion tC has the advantage in the areas of rear leg room cargo space.