Scion FR-S outruns Mazda Miata

FR-S offers more power, better fuel-economy

NAPERVILLE, Ill., March 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The Scion FR-S has continued to impress reviewer after reviewer. Not only has it been praised for several model years as being one of the most affordable high-performance coupes on the road. In addition to that, the 2014 Scion FR-S has the chops to take on other popular coupes like the 2014 Mazda MX-5 Miata. Anybody who has been around cars for any length of time can see the appeal of the Miata. It's light and quick and delivers a fairly upscale driving experience. However, when someone directly compares the 2014 Scion FR-S vs. the 2014 Mazda MX-5 Miata, there is no contest. The FR-S offers everything the Miata does, but with more of everything.

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Under the hood of the 2014 Scion FR-S, available at Scion of Naperville is a 2.0-liter, four-cylinder "Boxer" engine that can produce 200 horsepower and 151 pound-feet of torque. This engine is paired with a six-speed automatic transmission that features rev-matching technology to allow for the most power and performance to be taken from the available powertrain. By comparison the 2014 Mazda MX-5 Miata has a 2.0-liter, inline four-cylinder engine that creates less than 160 horsepower. In all fairness, the MX-5 does post a quicker zero-to-60 mpg time than the Scion FR-S. That point is made moot by the fact that the FR-S gets better fuel-economy while offering significantly more power and the handling of the FR-S is enhanced by several racing inspired technologies.

The 2014 Scion FR-S becomes a better value for customers when all of the ancillary items are taken into consideration. Just like the rest of its Scion cousins, the FR-S can be highly customized with a large catalog of factory-approved aftermarket accessories. Furthermore, the 2014 Scion FR-S comes with the Scion Service Boost package that makes getting routine maintenance more convenient and affordable.

To view the entire Scion of Naperville inventory, customers are invited to visit www.scionofnaperville.com. Their showroom is located at 1488 West Ogden Avenue, Naperville, IL, 60540. Anyone with questions about the 2014 Scion FR-S should call 855-315-0609. Scion of Naperville also offers a deep inventory of used cars.

Media Contact: Tom Gregg, Scion of Naperville, 855-315-0609, tgregg@napervilletoyota.com

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