The 12 Days of iQ: A Prodigy of Fuel Efficiency - Day 7:
On the seventh day of iQ, we tell you why the iQ is one of the most fuel efficient cars on the road today!
The 2012 Scion iQ is equipped with a 1.3-liter, four-cylinder engine that produces over 90 horsepower and features the latest dual VVT-I, which allows it to be impressively efficient. Providing a broader power band yet requiring less fuel and generating fewer emissions, the iQ is fairing to be an impressive city vehicle.
The iQ's engine is combined with a Continuously Variable Transmission (CVT) that helps deliver smooth acceleration and excellent fuel efficiency. The iQ is set to be rated an Ultra Low Emission Vehicle (ULEV-II), and has an EPA estimated city/highway mileage of 36/37 mpg – the lowest combined mileage of any non-hybrid vehicle in the United States!
Not only can you save space when you park, you can also save the environment and money on gas as well! With the volatile price of gasoline nowadays, the iQ is definitely worth considering.
Stay tuned for more interesting facts about the 2012 Scion iQ as the 12 Days of iQ continues, and let us know what you think!