2016 Honda CR-Z vs. 2016 Scion Tc

2016 Honda CR-Z

2016 Honda CR-Z

2016 Scion Tc

2016 Scion Tc

The 2016 Honda CR-Z and the 2016 Scion TC are both small, sporty compact hatchbacks, but there are still some notable differences between them. One key difference is that the Honda CR-Z offers clearly superior fuel economy thanks to a hybrid powertrain. Each vehicle also boasts distinctive styling. While there’s no accounting for taste, and you may be drawn to either one here in the Elgin and Crystal Lake, IL area, if you’re looking past the sheet metal, you’ll want to know how they stack up. Read on to find out more!

Performance and Efficiency

Efficiency and performance are both things you may want from a car in this class, and most likely you prefer a solid combination of both.

In that department, the 2016 Scion TC comes with a 2.5L four-cylinder engine that produces 179 hp and 172 lb-ft of torque. The EPA gives the tC an estimate of 23 mpg city/31 mpg highway/26 mpg combined when equipped with six-speed automatic transmission.

The 2016 Honda CR-Z gets a hybrid gas-electric power plant made up of a 1.5L four-cylinder and an electric motor good for up to 130 hp and 140 lb-ft of torque. The CR-Z can also be upgraded with a Honda Performance Development Supercharger Kit that bumps output up to 197 hp. The CR-Z is earns an EPA estimate of 36 mpg city/39 mpg highway/37 mpg combined*.

Features and Options

These two cars clock in at almost identical price points, so how do they stack up when it comes to equipment? The 2016 Honda CR-Z comes with all of these features standard:

  • Hill start assist
  • Variable assisted steering
  • Automatic climate control
  • Stereo anti-theft system
  • Rearview camera

None of those features come standard on the 2016 Scion tC.

Visit Brilliance Honda of Crystal Lake

The 2016 Honda CR-Z hybrid is the perfect option if you’re looking for a fuel efficient sporty small hybrid vehicle. Take a look at the CR-Z or any other current Honda model here at Brilliance Honda of Crystal Lake. We’re your premier Honda dealer serving Elgin, and we’re located at 680 W. Terra Cotta Ave. in Crystal Lake, IL, so come visit us today!

*36 city/39 highway/37 combined mpg rating. Based on 2016 EPA mileage ratings. Use for comparison purposes only. Your mileage will vary depending on driving conditions, how you drive and maintain your vehicle, battery-pack age/condition, and other factors.