2015 Scion FR-S

2015 Scion FR-S

2dr Cpe Man (Natl)

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Style NameFuel TypeDrive TypeMPGMSRP
2dr Cpe Auto (Natl)Gasoline FuelRear Wheel DriveCity: 25
Hwy: 25
$26,000.00
2dr Cpe Auto Release Series 1.0 (Natl)Gasoline FuelRear Wheel DriveCity: 25
Hwy: 25
$31,090.00
2dr Cpe Man (Natl)Gasoline FuelRear Wheel DriveCity: 22
Hwy: 22
$24,900.00
2dr Cpe Man Release Series 1.0 (Natl)Gasoline FuelRear Wheel DriveCity: 22
Hwy: 22
$29,990.00

2-door Mini-Compact Passenger Car
Rear Wheel Drive
Base MSRP: $24,900.00
Invoice: $23,655.00
Hwy MPG: N/A mpg
City MPG: N/A mpg

Pros

Affordable; strong performance; rear-wheel-drive; great looks

Model Highlights

Scion's emphasis when they designed the FR-S was affordability and handling performance. The car's rear-wheel drive orientation and compact, lightweight platform make the car very fun to drive, with an engine is torquey and efficient.

Scion started by building the FR-S as a rear-wheel-drive platform from the ground up. The performance benefits of rear-wheel-drive are numerous but can most easily be summed up by the word "balance." Like much more expensive performance cars, the FR-S' "tossable" nature allows the driver to play with the limits of grip.

Rear-wheel drive on its own though is not enough to create a car with world-class handling. Thankfully the FR-S has the rest of the package as well. Weighing around 2,800 pounds, the car is extremely light. This lightness is aided by 4-wheel independent suspension and 17-inch wheels. In fact, the FR-S has been bestowed a kind of agility that is rare for performance cars costing two to three times as much.

Though there was an obvious bias toward developing handling in the creation of the FR-S, that does not mean it's slow in a straight line. The 2.0L horizontally opposed engine was designed by Subaru, makes 200 horsepower and is capable of revving all the way up to 7,500 RPM. Coupled with the car's light weight and a precise 6-speed manual or automatic with rev-matching and paddle shifters, this engine is enough to give the Scion more than adequate straight-line thrust while still returning a combined 25 mpg when equipped with the manual and 28 mpg with the automatic.

While the exterior of the FR-S is swoopy, low and evocative of classic sports cars, the interior features four seats. The rear seats can be folded forward to create more trunk room and a fairly usable interior for a car of its size. Though the car may at first seem slightly Spartan, it is not devoid of amenities. An 8-speaker 300-watt sound system with USB input is standard, as is air-conditioning, a 6.1-inch touchscreen display, Bluetooth hands-free connectivity, power windows and door locks and a leather-wrapped steering wheel.

From a safety standpoint, the FR-S has plenty of electronic assistance. Anti-lock brakes, traction control and stability control are all standard, though traction and stability control can be switched off for serious track work. The FR-S also comes standard with six airbags, including side curtain airbags and dual-stage advanced driver and passenger airbags.

Model News

The Scion FR-S is virtually unchanged for 2015. A new shark fin style antenna is more aerodynamic, while larger exhaust tips add a dose of aggressiveness to the rear of the car. Headlights are now auto on/off units across all trims.

Value Writeup

The FR-S may be the most expensive car in the Scion range and functions as a "halo" car for the brand, but it starts at the unbelievably low price of just $25,470-- well 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.

Pricing

To get up to date 2015 Scion FR-S values, we highly recommend you evaluate and compare the Retail, Private Party, and/or Trade-In Values from the following reputable market pricing providers:

Exterior Color Interior Colors
 

Asphalt

Manufacturers Code: (61K)

  • Black
 

Raven

Manufacturers Code: (D4S)

  • Black
 

Hot Lava

Manufacturers Code: (H8R)

  • Black
 

Halo

Manufacturers Code: (K1X)

  • Black
 

Ultramarine

Manufacturers Code: (E8H)

  • Black
 

Steel

Manufacturers Code: (G1U)

  • Black
 

Firestorm

Manufacturers Code: (C7P)

  • Black

Vehicle

Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/yearN/A
EPA Greenhouse Gas ScoreN/A
Vehicle
EPA ClassificationMinicompact Cars

Powertrain

Transmission
DrivetrainRear Wheel Drive
Trans Type6
Trans Description Cont.Manual w/OD
First Gear Ratio (:1)3.63
Second Gear Ratio (:1)2.19
Third Gear Ratio (:1)1.54
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)1.21
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)1.00
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)0.77
Reverse Ratio (:1)3.44
Clutch SizeN/A
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)4.10
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - HwyN/A
Cruising Range - CityN/A
EPA Fuel Economy Est - CityN/A
Fuel Economy Est-CombinedN/A
Cruising Range - HwyN/A
EPA MPG Equivalent - CityN/A
EPA MPG Equivalent - HwyN/A
EPA MPG Equivalent - CombinedN/A
Battery RangeN/A
Engine
Engine TypePremium Unleaded H-4
Displacement2.0 L/122
Fuel SystemPort/Direct Injection
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM200 @ 7000
SAE Net Torque @ RPM151 @ 6400
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)390
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)130
Cooling System
Total Cooling System CapacityN/A

Dimensions

Interior Dimensions
Passenger Capacity4
Passenger Volume76.5 ft³
Front Head Room37.1 in
Front Leg Room41.9 in
Front Shoulder Room54.5 in
Front Hip Room53.1 in
Second Head Room35 in
Second Leg Room29.9 in
Second Shoulder Room51.7 in
Second Hip Room45.3 in
Exterior Dimensions
Wheelbase101.2 in
Length, Overall166.7 in
Width, Max w/o mirrors69.9 in
Height, Overall50.6 in
Track Width, Front59.8 in
Track Width, Rear60.6 in
Min Ground Clearance4.9 in
Liftover HeightN/A
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume6.9 ft³

Chassis

Weight Information
Base Curb Weight2758 lbs
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.N/A
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.N/A
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.N/A
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.N/A
Suspension
Suspension Type - FrontStrut
Suspension Type - RearDouble Wishbone
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)Strut
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)Double Wishbone
Shock Absorber Diameter - FrontN/A
Shock Absorber Diameter - RearN/A
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - FrontN/A
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - RearN/A
Tires
Front Tire SizeP215/45WR17
Rear Tire SizeP215/45WR17
Spare Tire SizeCompact
Wheels
Front Wheel Size17 X 7 in
Rear Wheel Size17 X 7 in
Spare Wheel SizeCompact in
Front Wheel MaterialAluminum
Rear Wheel MaterialAluminum
Spare Wheel MaterialSteel
Steering
Steering TypeRack-Pinion
Steering Ratio (:1), OverallN/A
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)N/A
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb35.4 ft
Turning Diameter - Wall to WallN/A
Brakes
Brake Type4-Wheel Disc
Brake ABS System4-Wheel
Brake ABS System (Second Line)N/A
Disc - Front (Yes or )Yes
Disc - Rear (Yes or )Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness11.6 in
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness11.4 in
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx13.2 gal
Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, ApproxN/A

Warranty Information

Basic:
3 Years/36,000 Miles

Drivetrain:
5 Years/60,000 Miles

Corrosion:
5 Years/Unlimited Miles

Roadside Assistance:
2 Years/Unlimited Miles

Maintenance:
2 Years/25,000 Miles

Crash Test Rating

US NHTSA CRASH TEST RESULTS:

Overall Rating: * * * * *

Overall Frontal Barrier Crash Rating: * * * *

Overall Side Crash Rating: * * * * *

Side Barrier Rating: * * * * *


Combined Side Barrier and Pole Ratings:
Front Seat Rating: * * * * Rear Seat Rating: * * * * *

Overall Rollover Rating: * * * * *
Dynamic Test Result: No Tip
Risk of Rollover: 7.1%

Note Regarding Driver Rating:

Male: Average sized adult male dummy in 35-MPH crash into fixed barrier. Rating is evaluation of injury to head, neck, chest, legs. Female: Small-sized adult female dummy in 35-mph crash into fixed barrier. Rating is evaluation of injury to head, neck, chest, legs.

Rollover Note: Dynamic (moving) test results (Tip or No Tip) and measured rollover-related properties determine vehicle's risk of rollover in single vehicle crash and its rollover rating. The Rollover Resistance Rating utilizes a "fishhook" maneuver which is a series of abrupt turns at varying speeds to see how "top-heavy" a vehicle is.

Recall Information

US NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID:
14V828000

Mfg's Report Date:
DEC 29, 2014

Component:
EQUIPMENT

Potential Number Of Units Affected:
3958

Summary:
Southeast Toyota Distributors, LLC (SET) is recalling certain model year 2014-2015 Toyota 4Runner, Tacoma, FJ Cruiser, Land Cruiser, RAV4, Scion FRS, and XB vehicles. The affected vehicles may have accessories installed by SET, such as running boards or other items, that were incorrectly installed. The accessory attaching fasteners were not tightened with the proper torque, possibly causing the accessory to detach from the vehicle.

Consequence:
Accessories that detach from a vehicle may result in a vehicle crash and/or personal injury.

Remedy:
SET will notify owners, and dealers will inspect and tighten the affected bolts, free of charge. The recall began February 23, 2015. Owners may contact SET customer service at 1-866-405-4226. SET's number for this recall is SET-14B.

Dates of Manufacture:
MAY 31, 2013 to DEC 16, 2014

Manufacturer Recall Number:
SET-14B
US NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID:
16V075000

Mfg's Report Date:
FEB 09, 2016

Component:
POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION:PARK/NEUTRAL START SWITCH

Potential Number Of Units Affected:
25706

Summary:
Toyota Motor Company (Toyota) is recalling certain model year 2013-2016 Toyota Scion FR-S vehicles manufactured March 13, 2012, to January 14, 2016 and equipped an automatic transmission and ignition key. Vehicles with a push-to-start button are not affected. In the affected vehicles, it may be possible to remove the ignition key without the transmission being in the "Park" position. As such, these vehicles fail to conform to the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard number 114, "Theft Protection and Rollaway Prevention."

Consequence:
If the key can be removed from the ignition when the transmission is not in the "Park" position, the vehicle could roll away increasing the risk of a crash and occupant or pedestrian injuries.

Remedy:
Toyota will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the ignition key/transmission interlock wiring connections, correcting them as necessary, free of charge. The recall began on March 7, 2016. Owners may contact Toyota customer service at 1-800-331-4331. Toyota's number for this recall is G0E.

Dates of Manufacture:
MAR 11, 2012 to JAN 13, 2016

Manufacturer Recall Number:
G0E
US NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID:
16V420000

Mfg's Report Date:
JUN 08, 2016

Component:
EQUIPMENT:OTHER:LABELS

Potential Number Of Units Affected:
4253

Summary:
Southeast Toyota Distributors, LLC (SET) is recalling certain model year 2016 Toyota Camry and Highlander, 2015-2016 Toyota Tundra, Scion FR-S, and tC vehicles. The Load Carrying Capacity Modification Label may not reflect the correct added weight of the installed accessories. As a result, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard number 110, "Tire Selection and Rims for Passenger Cars."

Consequence:
An incorrect label may lead an owner to overload the vehicle, increasing the risk of a crash.

Remedy:
SET will notify owners, and provide a corrected label for placement over the inaccurate label, free of charge. The recall began on July 14, 2016. Owners may contact SET customer service at 1-866-405-4226.

Dates of Manufacture:
MAY 05, 2014 to MAY 12, 2016

Manufacturer Recall Number:
SET-16C


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