2015 Honda Civic Si Coupe vs 2015 Scion FR-S
We think that the 2015 Honda Civic Si Coupe should be your first choice when you’re in the market for a new sporty small coupe here in Schaumburg or Crystal Lake, IL. The 2015 Scion FR-S just can’t beat the fun-to-drive high-performance variant of the Honda Civic when it comes to power and performance, safety, features, or just about anything else. If you’re cross shopping these two cars, then you should definitely read on to learn about how they really compare.
The 2015 Honda Civic Si Coupe packs more power with its 2.4L four-cylinder that puts out 205 hp and 174 lb-ft of torque. The 2015 Scion FR-S comes with a 2.0L four-cylinder engine that only provides 200 hp and 151 lb-ft of torque. You’ll enjoy that extra power and torque whether you’re carving mountain roads or powering around the city.
With manual transmission, the 2015 Scion FR-S is rated at 22 mpg city/30 mpg highway according to the EPA. The 2015 Honda Civic Si Coupe is rated at 22 mpg city/31 mpg highway, for a combined estimate of 25 mpg* with its six-speed manual transmission, according to the EPA. You’ll obviously save money on gas with the Civic Si.
ALG estimates that the 2015 Honda Civic Si Coupe will retain more value than the 2015 Scion FR-S. The Civic Si is estimated to be worth 56 percent of its value after three years and 41 percent of its original value after five years, while the Scion will only be worth 48 percent and 35 percent respectively.
In IIHS testing, the FR-S only scored an Acceptable ranking in the small front overlap crash test. Meanwhile, the Honda was awarded a Good rating in that test, as well as in side, roof strength, head restraints and seats, and moderate overlap front crash tests.
The 2015 Honda Civic Si gives you features like a power trunk unlock feature, rearview camera, stereo antitheft system, fog lights, and a power moonroof. None of those are standard in the 2015 Scion FR-S.
Visit Brilliance Honda of Crystal Lake Today
Visit us here at Brilliance Honda of Crystal Lake to check out the current Honda Civic Si Coupe. We’re located at 680 W. Terra Cotta Ave. in Crystal Lake, IL, just a short trip from anywhere in the Schaumburg, Elgin, and Chicago areas, so stop by today to take a test drive and find your next car.
*Based on 2015 EPA mileage estimates. Use for comparison purposes only. Do not compare to models before 2008. Your actual mileage will vary depending on how you drive and maintain your vehicle.