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Old 10-18-2008, 11:16 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Toyota -- bring the 4-door Yaris HB & the iQ to the USA!

Hi y'all,

I am hoping that the rumors that the Toyota iQ will be sold in the USA (as a Scion model) are true!

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57 MPG Toyota iQ Goes on Sale in Europe, No U.S. Release Date Yet : TreeHugger

Toyota iQ - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

3 meters long (just 10" longer than the Smart), 3 adults + 1 child, front wheel drive, 5 star crash rating (with a rear air bag!), 1.0L & 1.3L gasoline, or 1.4L diesel, ~1,900 pounds.
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The 4 door Yaris hatchback is a worthy replacement for the Scion xA (with a better Cd (0.29 vs 0.31). Seating for 5 (4+1?) and a hatchback, which is far superior to the Yaris sedan. The Scion xD is too heavy, and the engine is too big, and the cD is 0.32 -- all make it less effiecient compared to the xA.


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