Scion Shows off Production iQ at New York Auto Show

Scion iQ NYIAS reveal

In brief: Toyota's new "smart car," the iQ, will be marketed in North America under the Scion brand. The production version of the iQ was unveiled at the New York Auto Show on Wednesday.

Vehicle in the news

Make/Model: iQ
Manufacturer: Scion / Toyota

The word

Scion iQ Reveal NYIAS

The Scion iQ will enter production this year as a 2011 model and is billed as a premium micro-subcompact.

The production model is nearly identical to its pre-production prototypes. Slight styling changes around the fascia and side panels as well as some interior cosmetics were the only new additions to the iQ for production.

And so ...

The "3+1" seater will have a combined fuel economy near 40mpg (likely 37-39).

Photo credits: Toyota

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