About Scion iQ
Scion iQ is a transverse engined, four-wheel drive city car manufactured by Toyota but sold under Scion - the marque of Toyota in North America from 2012 to 2015. The first Scion iQ was designed based on a concept car introduced at the 2007 Frankfurt Auto Show but as a production version introduced in 2008. It was called as Toyota iQ in other markets but market as the Scion iQ in North America from 2012 to 2015. Scion iQ was only produced through one single generation.
Though Scion iQ officially debuted at the 2008 Geneva Auto Show, it was not sold in Japan until November 2008, Europe until January 2009. And North American version Scion iQ was unveiled at the 2010 New York Auto Show and was market for model years 2012 to 2015. It was powered by 1.0 L inline 3-cylinder engine, 1.3 L inline 4-cylinder petrol engine and 1.4 L inline 4-cylinder diesel engine mated to a 5-speed and 6-speed manual transmissions. In 2011, a prototype of the Toyota iQ EV was unveiled at the 2011 Geneva Motor Show, which is an electric vehicle based on Toyota iQ chassis. It was introduced in North America as Scion iQ EV for the 2012 model year.
Scion iQ Common Problems & Maintenance Tips
Everything in the word would fade away as time passes by without exception for Scion iQ. According to Scion iQ owners, some problems would start to show on it after it reaches a certain mileage. For example:
First, engine problems. Engine problems are often the omen of the whole vehicle going to fail. On Scion iQ, drivers complained that engine performance reduced so dramatically that when acceleration, a loss of power would appear apparently. Moreover, metallic sounds while driving distract drivers as well. Not to mention the dropping oil pressure, dirty exhaust, overheating, bad fuel efficiency and the occasionally illuminated Check Engine Light trouble drivers a lot. In fact, the sooner to solve these is the better for your Scion iQ, so once you sense any above signs, you can try checking oil filter and air filter.
Second, braking system failure. Braking failure could be a hazard for drivers. And based on Scion iQ drivers' description as noisy brakes and an obvious vibration felt on brake pedals; sometimes, brakes respond poorly and slowly; we could assume that the reason of braking failure lies in broken brake shoe set or brake pad set. So if your Scion iQ appears similar symptoms, you can try checking these two auto parts.
While if you want to enjoy the convenience and comfort brought by your Scion iQ, you have to take good care of every auto part in it. Headlight, as both a light for road ahead also a warning to other drivers and pedestrians needs to be kept in order to function well. And cabin air filter is responsible for venting healthy and fresh air to the compartments all the time, meticulous maintenance is needed for it as well.
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