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Japanese giant Toyota is the world s smallest four-seat car to the large car and SUV-dominated US market.

s tiny iQ introduced to US under Scion brand

21 July

TOYOTA S diminutive iQ micro-car go on sale on the United States coast from October, the Japanese giant s youth-oriented branding as previewed at last s New York motor show.

as a premium micro-subcompact , the vehicle has consistent with the Scion s intended Gen-Y (or even Z) including racy-looking options 16-inch alloys, lowered front fog lights, a rear and silver exterior trim

Pioneer-branded audio systems outputs for external amplifiers and add further doof-doof street-cred.

which encourages customers to their vehicles, also photos of a body-kitted iQ, hinting at the available through the application of accessories.

The iQ remains off the agenda for with Toyota consistently that no business case be made for the car, at least it is made only in high-cost countries such as Japan.

The long iQ claimed to be the world s four-seater will be priced $US15,265 ($A14,207), making it the s least expensive model by in a range where no model has a price above $US19,000.

It will be rolled out across the of the US from early next offered exclusively with a 1.3-litre four-cylinder petrol and continuously variable transmission.

with the five-star Euro safety rated European iQ, which has nine airbags one to protect the rear occupants who sit to the rear windscreen, the US model a passenger knee-bag and driver cushion airbag bringing the count to 11.

The standard audio unlike Europe s sleek integrated CD player, is a retro-looking, 160-watt CD-radio with and USB connectivity, four standard and RCA output jacks for customers who to install their own subwoofer.

The unit is upgradable to a 200-watt with 5.8-inch touch-screen, radio (when connected to an through Bluetooth) and six RCA outputs for amplifiers and subwoofers.

The top-line system has a seven-inch touch satellite navigation and a DVD player.

All audio devices have wheel controls, three equaliser settings and can automatically the sound volume according to speed.

Toyota is hoping to trendy city-dwelling young with the iQ, its 11 airbags as much a device as a safety device.

Scion vice president Hollis said: The iQ is the fourth in the (Scion) family, and it will the premium micro-subcompact segment as the for new urbanites who want clever without a sacrifice in style or new

In other markets such as the iQ is available with a 1.0-litre engine and manual transmissions.

The iQ lacks idle-stop, partially its combined fuel consumption of 6.36 litres per 100km to the European Toyota-branded model s

The Scion s engine output are also slightly down on the car, probably due to the lower-standard fuel.

On the other hand, the iQ EV prototype that debuted at in March is being tested on roads with a view to the car to customers on a lease basis next year.

Toyota the iQ EV, which has a claimed 105km from its battery pack in a flat layer beneath the to preserve interior and luggage is also planned for introduction to the US and it is also investigating its viability of regions .

The iQ fits neatly into s nomenclature, its range comprising the xD hatch, tC coupe and boxy xB, is sold in Australia as the Toyota

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