Scion Mulling Compact Crossover for Lineup

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Scion Mulling Compact Crossover for Lineup
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Toyota is planning to rejuvenate its Scion brand with a revamped lineup that could include a crossover.

According to a recent report, Scion’s overhaul will see the iQ model getting the axe later this year, with no replacement model planned. Rumor has it that the xB will be replaced by a rebadged Auris model, a four-door hatchback that is sold in Europe and shares its platform with the Corolla. Expect Scion’s version of the Auris to arrive next spring with a brand-specific front end, spiced up interior and a new nameplate.

SEE ALSO: Scion Lineup to Include Sedan, New 5-Door Hatchback

As we reported earlier, the next-generation Scion xD will actually be based on the 2016 Mazda2 sedan and will be built in Mexico alongside the Mazda2 and next-generation Yaris. The bigger news is that executives at the Japanese automaker mulling over adding a compact crossover to Scion’s lineup that would be smaller than the RAV4 with more aggressive styling to target a younger audience.

The two sporty coupes in Scion’s lineup, the FR-S and tC, will remain mostly unchanged until 2016. A new model of the tC will arrive that year while the next-generation FR-S will come in 2017 at the earliest.

GALLERY: 2015 Scion FR-S

2015-Scion-FR-S-Angle.JPG2015-Scion-FR-S-Main.JPG2015-Scion-FR-S-Rear.JPG2015-Scion-FR-S-Interior.JPG2015-Scion-FR-S-Engine.JPG2015-Scion-FR-S-Seat.JPG2015-Scion-FR-S-Backseat.JPG

[Source: Leftlane News]

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  • smartacus

    Scion is deader than Disco.

  • Shiratori90

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  • smartacus

    Scion is dead and you know it

  • Shiratori90

    Except it isn’t…..

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    Denial is not just a river in Egypt

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    You lose

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    You lose every time you cum into your mom/sister’s cunt.

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