NEW FOR 2013:

– Upgraded audio.
– New, more comfortable driver’s seat.

After being introduced last year as a rebadged version of the Toyota iQ in other markets, the Scion iQ enters 2013 with only two changes: an improved audio system and a more comfortable driver’s seat.

The iQ uses a 1.3-litre four-cylinder engine mated exclusively to a continuously variable transmission (CVT). Its front passenger seat can be slid ahead of the driver’s seat for more legroom on the rear passenger side, and its rear seats fold flat for extra cargo space. It comes in a single trim line with available accessories.

Standard features include 16-inch steel wheels, air conditioning, CD/MP3/WMA stereo with USB and auxiliary jack, Bluetooth connectivity, manually-adjustable cloth front seats, 50/50 split-folding rear seats, power locks with keyless entry, heated mirrors with integrated turn signals, intermittent wipers, rear washer/wiper, outside temperature gauge, trip computer, dual vanity mirrors, auto up/down windows, leather-wrapped tilt steering wheel with audio controls, map lights, floor mats, digital clock, 12-volt power outlet, illuminated entry, and 11 airbags including front knee, front seat cushion airbags and rear window airbag.

Available accessories include premium audio, fog lights, alloy wheels, lowering springs, rear sway bar, cargo net, cargo mat, hood deflector and satellite radio.

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