2011 Scion tC gets five starts in new NHTSA safety rating

2011 Scion tC
2011 Scion tC

2011 Scion tC fans and owners can start feeling a little safer in their new coupe. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has awarded the new 2011 Scion tC its top overall rating of five stars. The New Car Assessment Program rates vehicles to determine crash and rollover safety.

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“All Scion models meet or exceed the safety requirements of the federal government and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA),” Scion said. ” The tC comes standard with a total of eight supplemental restraint system (SRS) airbags including driver and front passenger airbags, seat-mounted side airbags, driver and front-passenger knee airbag, and side curtain airbags.”

All 2011 Scion tC models come standard with Anti-lock Brakes and Electronic Brake-force Distribution, Brake Assist, Traction Control, Vehicle Stability Control and Smart Stop Technology. Other safety features include a tire pressure monitoring system and newly adopted active front headrests.

Refresher: The 2011 Scion tC is powered by an all-new 2.5L inline 4-cylinder engine with dual VVT-i that makes 180-hp, 19 more than the previous model. The 2011 tC is offered with either a 6-speed manual or a 6-speed automatic with sequential-shift. Prices start at $18,995.

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– By: Omar Rana