Why did Toyota drop Scion?
Discontinuation. On February 3, 2016, Toyota announced that the Scion brand would be phased out in August after the 2016 model year, arguing that the company no longer required a specific marque to target younger demographics.
Is the scion xB discontinued?
Toyota plans to discontinue its iconic Scion xB and the ill-remembered xD, according to Ward’s Auto. Scion Vice President Jack Hollis told Ward’s that the brand didn’t “have plans for a direct xB or xD replacement.”
Why did they discontinue Scion FRS?
A press release issued this morning said the decision to discontinue Scion was made in part because the younger buyers Scion was founded to attract are happy buying Toyota models. More than a decade ago, Scion was created to attract young buyers into the Toyota fold with inexpensive small cars and no-haggle pricing.
Is Scion tC coming back?
Toyota discontinued the Scion brand after the 2016 model year. As a result, 2016 was the last model year for the tC. For a new-car alternative, have a look at the 2018 Kia Rio hatchback.
Are Scion parts hard to find?
You should have no problems finding both OEM and aftermarket parts for any Scion product for many years to come. First of all, Toyota is a very reputable manufacturer that takes very good care of its customers, so they will not simply drop all Scion parts. Second, most Scion parts are actually Toyota parts anyway.
What replaced the Scion xB?
The Scion xB, along with the Toyota Matrix, was replaced by the second generation Toyota Auris-based Scion iM, which launched in April 2015 for the 2016 model year.
How many miles do Scion tC last?
The Scion tC 2013 can last up to 36,000 miles with good maintenance.
What replaced the Scion tC?
With the demise of the Toyota Celica, the Scion tC was used for the Toyota Pro/Celebrity Race held during the Long Beach Grand Prix from 2006 to 2012, when it was replaced with the FR-S.
Are Scion parts interchangeable?
No, the only possible interchangable parts would be certain engine parts that would be shared with the camry and solara.