NEW FOR 2012:

– Dual backup lights added
– Bluetooth microphone moved to map light area
– Available Release Series 7.0 “High Voltage” trim line

For 2012, the Scion tC undergoes trim changes. Dual backup lights are added and the Bluetooth microphone moves. A new Release Series 7.0 “High Voltage” model is available, limited to 175 models, which adds a unique body kit, gloss black wheels and interior accents, honeycomb grille, colour-keyed steering wheel stitching and seat surfaces, and proximity key with pushbutton start.

Sharing its platform with the European Toyota Avensis, the tC sport coupe uses a 2.5-litre four-cylinder engine, coupled to a six-speed manual transmission or optional six-speed automatic.

It comes in a single trim line, and includes 18-inch alloy wheels, air conditioning, cloth sport bucket seats, 60/40 split-folding rear seat, cruise control, vanity mirrors, driver’s seat one-touch walk-in with track and seat angle memory, outside temperature gauge, power locks with keyless entry, power port, tilt and telescopic steering wheel with audio controls, chrome exhaust tip, projector-style headlamps, two-pane panoramic sunroof, heated mirrors with integrated turn signals, variable intermittent wipers, rear washer/wiper, Pioneer CD/MP3 stereo with eight speakers, auxiliary input, USB port, Bluetooth connectivity, driver and passenger front knee airbags, and active front head restraints.

Available factory- or dealer-installed options include a hood deflector, rear spoiler, side window visors, all-season floor mats, cargo liner, mat and net, heated leather seats, Alpine premium audio, XM satellite radio, block heater, remote starter and security system.

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