Carried over for 2014, the Scion FR-S is a RWD sports coupe 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
Following its debut in 2013, the rear-wheel-drive Scion FR-S carries on with only minimal changes. Knee cushions in the door panels and console sides are new, as is a standard 6.1-inch touchscreen audio system.
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 $25,255, keeping the car within reach of the average performance enthusiast. The FR-S echoes the feel of much more expensive performance cars but offering an unprecedented "dollars-to-smile" value ratio.