TORRANCE, Calif., (Dec. 20, 2012) – The Scion FR-S was nominated as a Best of 2013 car by Cars.com, an online review and consumer information website. Judges evaluated this year’s new and redesigned cars, and they praised the FR-S for its driving experience and affordability. The FR-S shares its nomination with the Subaru BRZ.
To earn the nomination for best overall car, the FR-S first won the Cars.com best sports car category. It will go up against the best SUV, midsize sedan, luxury sedan and pickup as well as the best hybrid won by the Toyota Prius c. The overall Best of 2013 winner will be announced on Jan. 15, 2013 during the North American International Auto Show in Detroit.
“Consumers frequently turn to online research before a vehicle purchase, so we are honored that Cars.com selected the FR-S as one of the best cars of the year and recognized its uniqueness in the marketplace,” said Scion Vice President Doug Murtha. “By delivering a fun and accessible sports car, Scion expands its appeal with drivers looking for vehicles they can make their own.”
For more information about the Cars.com awards and the FR-S nomination, visit www.cars.com/awards.
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Scion, from Toyota Motor Sales (TMS), U.S.A., Inc., was developed with a new generation of youthful buyers in mind. Scion’s mission is to provide distinctive products, the opportunity to personalize, and an innovative, consumer-driven process at the retail level. The brand features five groundbreaking models with a wide array of standard features: the xD urban subcompact five-door, the iconic xB urban utility vehicle, the tC sports coupe, the premium micro-subcompact iQ and the FR-S rear-wheel drive sports car. The Scion brand often applies new practices in all aspects of its business and pushes the creativity envelope with non-traditional advertising and marketing to engage young consumers. Scion also supports originality through its programs in the artistic community. For more information, visit www.scion.com.