A RWD sports coupe, the all-new 2013 Scion FR-S is powered by a 2.0-liter 4-cylinder engine that yields 200 hp and 151 lb-ft of torque. Drivers have the choice of a standard 6-speed manual or optional 6-speed automatic with paddle shifters. Fuel mileage falls within an EPA estimated range of 22 mpg city and 34 mpg highway, depending on transmission selection. Features include projector beam headlamps, 17-inch wheels, dual exhaust, USB port, red stitching, sport pedals, and fold flat rear seats. Safety is comprised of vehicle stability control (VSC), traction control (TRAC), anti-lock brake system (ABS), brake assist (BA), advanced airbags, and tire pressure monitoring system (TPMS). The FR-S is backed by a 3-year/36,000-mile warranty.Read more Read less
The FR-S is a brand new car, launched for the 2013 model year. It is a 2-door coupe featuring a high revving engine, sporty handling and rear-wheel-drive. The FR-S is aimed squarely at enthusiasts and is the first rear-wheel-drive sports car sold by the Scion brand.
Affordable; strong performance; rear-wheel-drive; great looks
The FR-S is the most expensive car in the Scion range and functions as a "Halo" car for the brand, luring customers into the showroom with its sexy styling and strong performance. Despite this, it's got a starting price of just $24,200, keeping the car within reach of the average performance enthusiast. The FR-S echoes the layout of more expensive performance cars, shrinking them down and offering an unprecedented "dollars-to-smile" ratio.