NEW YORK--Toyota started selling its iQ mini car in Japan two years ago, and in Europe last year. It comes to the U.S. with the same model name, but under the Scion badge, in early 2011. Scion officially launched the new iQ at the 2010 New York auto show.
Designed as an urban car, the iQ isn't big on power, its 1.3-liter four cylinder engine producing just over 90 horsepower. With its continuously variable transmission, Scion says it will get fuel economy in the high 30s.
Of equal interest to city dwellers is the car's size. … Read more