2016 Scion IM

Mar 21st
When we tested the manual-transmission version of the 2016 Scion iM, we said of the Scion range in general, “It’s easy to wonder why they’re not just sold as Toyotas.” Soon afterward, Toyota announced that its youth-targeted sub-brand is shutting down after this model year. So here we have the CVT automatic iM, an orphan at age one.Testing it wasn’t…
2016 Scion IA

Mar 15th
The 2016 Scion iA is a great little car, but there are two things we’re all going to have to get over in regard to the new subcompact. First, Scion rebadged a Mazda 2 to bring the iA to life. And second: its awkward nose.Those may or may not be insurmountable hurdles, depending on your aesthetic sensibilities and/or your loyalty…
2016 Scion IM

Feb 4th
It’s a curious turn for To­yota’s so-called “test labo­ra­tory division,” this new model. The iM eschews the overtly Japanese weirdness that established the Scion brand and made the original 2004–2007 xB the most successful of Toyota’s JDM product-line raids. This conventional four-door hatchback with its factory-supplied body kit and metallic-chartreuse paint seems like something Toyota developed during the import-tuner craze…
2016 Scion FR-S

Jan 17th
Driving enthusiasts have a lot of options these days, from the new 2016 Mazda MX-5 Miata all the way up to track-focused versions of our favorites, such as the Porsche 911 GT3 RS. The Scion FR-S and Subaru BRZ twins still exist in the lower end of the spectrum price-wise. Both earned 10Best nods upon their debut for 2013, but…