The 2016 Scion iM is turning heads
Based on the Toyota Auris, the Scion iM was revealed at the 2015 New York Auto Show. Under the hood, the Scion iM will come with a Toyota 1.8-liter, four-cylinder gas engine that puts out 137 horsepower. The front end is decorated with an aggressive grill and stylish front headlights. It’s six speed manual option will be appealing to enthusiastic drivers. An automatic transmission choice is also available featuring a continuously variable transmission with 7-step shift. Expected to start in the range of $20,000, the 2016 Scion iM in Decatur AL will likely compete with the Mazda3, Subaru Impreza, VW Golf, and Ford Focus.
The Scion iM was designed to compete with the others in its class and still provide a better starting price. A premium quality interior was crafted with high-quality materials for a luxury sedan feel. The iM will always come with a 6-speaker Pioneer sounds system that can be used through a variety of devices. Control your music with a 7-inch Pioneer Display Audio unit that comes standard with HD Radio and Aha!. You can also control the Pioneer sound system with fingertip switches and take or make phone calls via Bluetooth technology.
The steering wheel comes wrapped in leather, an unexpected luxury that is not found on competitors. Navigation package upgrade is available as well as options to rearrange the cabin to accommodate extra space for pets.
The 2016 Scion iM is a versatile five-door hatchback. Like everything Scion, the iM will be packed with fun features. It comes with a high estimated fuel economy at 37 MPG. The iM, where Scion explains “i” stands for individual or intriguing and the “M” stands for magnetic, modern and multifaceted, also comes with eight standard airbags, driver’s knee airbag front passenger seat cushion airbag.
Scion iM is likely to hit showrooms during the fall of 2015. If you just cannot wait and would like to calculate your trade-in value, check out our website or give us a call. The Scion iM still comes with the three-year/36,000-mile limited warranty and a five-year/60,000-mile powertrain warranty, as well Scion Service Boost that covers all normal factory-scheduled maintenance for two-years or 25,000 miles. 24/7 roadside assistance is also provided for two years.