2016 Scion tC MPG and Fuel Economy

On this page, you will find a complete guide to the miles per gallon and fuel efficiency data for the 2016 Scion tC.

The 2016 Scion tC has 2 model options: Manual 6-spd 4-cyl, 2.5 L and Automatic (S6) 4-cyl, 2.5 L.

The 2016 Scion tC Manual 6-spd 4-cyl, 2.5 L runs on regular gasoline and is in the Compact Cars car class.

The 2016 Scion tC Automatic (S6) 4-cyl, 2.5 L runs on regular gasoline and is in the Compact Cars car class.

🛣 How Many Miles per Gallon (MPG) Does a 2016 Scion tC Get?

Across all models, the combined average MPG for the 2016 Scion tC is 26 miles per gallon.

The table below breaks down the MPG for each model option:

Model Option Combined MPG City MPG Highway MPG
Manual 6-spd 4-cyl, 2.5 L 26 23 30
Automatic (S6) 4-cyl, 2.5 L 26 23 30

💵 What is the Average Yearly Fuel Cost for a 2016 Scion tC?

The average fuel costs for all models of the 2016 Scion tC is $2,400.

The average fuel costs have been estimated by government regulators based on 15,000 miles driven per year, using regular gasoline, and a split of 55% city driving and 45% highway driving.

Comparing a 2016 Scion tC to an average vehicle over 5 years, you will spend $500 more on fuel.

The table below shows the fuel costs and 5-year save/spend for each model option:

Model Option Fuel Cost 5-Year Save/Spend
Manual 6-spd 4-cyl, 2.5 L $2,400 spend $500 more
Automatic (S6) 4-cyl, 2.5 L $2,400 spend $500 more

🛢 How Many Barrels of Petroleum Does a 2016 Scion tC Consume?

Across all models, the average number barrels of petroleum that the 2016 Scion tC will consume in one year is 11 barrels.

The majority of the world's petroleum is sourced from countries like Saudi Arabia, Russia, Iraq, and the United States.

Model Option Barrels
Manual 6-spd 4-cyl, 2.5 L 11
Automatic (S6) 4-cyl, 2.5 L 11

💨 How Many Grams of CO2 Does a 2016 Scion tC Emit?

The 2016 Scion tC will emit an average of about 5,130,000 grams of CO2 per year.

🌳 To help you understand the impact of this, a normal tree will absorb around 21,000 grams of CO2 per year. This means that roughly 175 trees would be needed to offset emissions from the 2016 Scion tC.

Overview

The tables below cover all of the miles per gallon, engine specifications, and emission details we have for the 2 2016 Scion tC model options.

Manual 6-spd 4-cyl, 2.5 L

The table below contains all of the details we have for the 2016 Scion tC Manual 6-spd 4-cyl, 2.5 L:

City MPG 23
Highway MPG 30
Combined MPG 26
Save/Spend vs Average Car Spend $500
Fuel Cost $2,400
Fuel Type 1 Regular
Barrels of Petroleum 11
Grams of CO2 5,130,000
Trees Needed to Offset 244
Drive Front-Wheel Drive
Cylinders 4
Transmission Manual 6-spd
Vehicle Class Compact Cars
Start/Stop? No
Supercharged? No
Turbocharged? No

Automatic (S6) 4-cyl, 2.5 L

The table below contains all of the details we have for the 2016 Scion tC Automatic (S6) 4-cyl, 2.5 L:

City MPG 23
Highway MPG 30
Combined MPG 26
Save/Spend vs Average Car Spend $500
Fuel Cost $2,400
Fuel Type 1 Regular
Barrels of Petroleum 11
Grams of CO2 5,130,000
Trees Needed to Offset 244
Drive Front-Wheel Drive
Cylinders 4
Transmission Automatic (S6)
Vehicle Class Compact Cars
Start/Stop? No
Supercharged? No
Turbocharged? No

Disclaimer

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