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in 2012 Affordable Small Cars

Avg. Price Paid: $10,468 - $10,468
Original MSRP: $15,265 - $15,265
MPG: 36 City / 37 Hwy
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2012 Scion iQ Recalls & Reliability

Recalls

There has been 1 safety recall issued from NHTSA.

AIR BAGS:FRONTAL:SENSOR/CONTROL MODULRecall Date: 11/08/2012
  • Consequence: If the cable for the OCS becomes damaged, the front passenger airbags may not deploy or they may deploy inappropriately for the passenger's size and position. This could increase the risk of personal injury during the event of a vehicle crash necessitating airbag deployment.
  • NHTSA Campaign ID: 12V528000
  • Potential Number of Units Affected: 11,153
  • Summary: Toyota is recalling certain model year 2012-2013 Scion IQ vehicles manufactured July 31, 2011, through October 12, 2012. The cable for the Occupant Classification System (OCS) may become damaged when sliding the passenger seat forward or backward.
  • Remedy: Toyota will notify owners, and dealers will install a protective cover on the OCS weight sensor cable. The recall is expected to begin in December 2012. Owners may contact Toyota at 1-800-331-4331.
  • Notes: Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.

Reliability

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Warranty

Note that warranty coverage that came with the vehicle when it was new may not transfer to subsequent owners. Check with the manufacturer to see if a warranty may still apply.