The 2015 Scion FR-S has sleek styling, rear-wheel drive and also sharp handling, all of making it among the most attractive and also possible performance automobiles offered today.
2015 Scion FR-S Review
The 2015 Scion FR-S gets a retuned suspension, automated headlights as typical, as well as a couple of aesthetic changes such as brand-new exhaust pointers and also upgraded interior trim. There’s additionally a brand-new Release Series 1.0 trim degree this year.
The 2015 Scion FR-S is a four-seat coupe that is available in two trim degrees.
Standard tools consists of 17-inch alloy wheels, automatic headlights, air-conditioning, full power accessories, a height-adjustable driver seat, a tilt-and-telescoping leather-wrapped steering wheel, boat trip command, Bluetooth phone and also audio connectivity, and an eight-speaker sound system with a 6.1-inch touchscreen, a CD gamer, HD radio, an auxiliary audio jack and USB/iPod combination.
The new Release Series 1.0 adds to that with special yellow exterior paint, xenon headlights, a wind resistant physical body kit, a performance exhaust, a decreased trip elevation, keyless ignition as well as entry as well as an unique steering wheel and shift knob.
Successor doesn’t offer any sort of manufacturing plant alternatives for the FR-S. Instead, there’s an array of dealer-installed devices such as foglights, performance components as well as a premium BeSpoke stereo with gps, voice command, mobile phone app assimilation as well as Internet radio.
Powering the rear-wheel-drive 2015 Scion FR-S is a 2.0-liter flat resisted four-cylinder engine generating 200 hp and also 151 pound-feet of torque. A six-speed manual transmission is conventional as well as a six-speed automatic with paddle shifters as well as rev-matched downshifts is an offered option.
The six-speed manual FR-S returns a commendable 25 mpg incorporated (22 city/30 freeway), while the automated attains a truly excellent 28 incorporated (25/34).
Common safety features on the 2015 Scion FR-S include anti-skid brakes, grip as well as stability control, front seat side airbags and whole side curtain airbags.
The cabin of an FR-S isn’t precisely lavish. Heir has made couple of concessions to style and it’s an atmosphere that stresses driving, punctuated only by a blend of Toyota as well as Subaru switchgear and also materials.
The FR-S’s cockpit looks a little bare compared to various other small sports cars in its price range (like the feature-laden Ford Focus ST), yet it likewise feels like a genuine back-to-basics motorist’s automobile. There is a basic touchscreen-based audio system, however we suggest selecting the upgraded BeSpoke system as it includes navigation and mobile phone application integration.
The FR-S’s front seats supply firm assistance for tough driving, but continue to be comfy over long-distance travel also. Motorists of nearly any kind of dimension can locate an appropriate driving position, and also the low-profile hood permits an expansive view of the roadway in advance.
In the rear seat, legroom is alongside nil, moves bob perilously close to the back glass and also the facility passage hampers hiproom. Torso area is also small at 6.9 cubic feet, although folding down that mainly useless backseat expands cargo-carrying capabilities considerably.