Think just because you have kids a sports car is out of the question? Think again! The Scion FR-S is an attractive, front-engine, rear-wheel-drive, practical sports coupe that comfortably fits two extra large car seats in the back! And with a starting price of $25,355.00, it’s affordable too!
The interior of the car aims to please. The two front seats look very sporty with red stitching and sides. They don’t have as many ways to adjust as I’d like, but myself (5′ 4″ ) and my husband (“6′ 0”) were both able to get comfortable enough in the drivers seat. The easy to use air dials make adjusting the temperature easy and the simple radio has no learning curve, however I really would have liked to see a touch screen instead of the much older technology being used. None the less, the interior dash flows very well and the drivers console is easy to read.
The trunk is pretty big for a sports car. Without the seats folded down I could fit a large single stroller into the trunk with no issue at all. You could not fit a double in the FR-S, unless it was a double umbrella stroller. Two weeks worth of groceries fit just fine as well.
The back seat is plenty big enough for two car seats, even two large Britax Frontiers would fit! Most two door vehicles are pretty hard to get kids in and out of, however the FR-S seats slide forward very easily and make getting kids in and out a breeze! You would have a harder time getting kids in and out if they were rear facing, but it is more than do able.
The Scion FR-S has a 13.2 gallon tank and boasts an EPA rated 22 MPG city and 30 MPG highway. On my week long test drive I got 25.5 MPG which is stellar for a sports car.
I drove the FR-S and only the FR-S the entire week I had it. I never had an issue with lack of space and always had plenty of room during the day inside it for me and my two youngest to be out and about all day!
You can find a dealer near you to test drive or purchase a Scion FR-S by clicking here.
Special thanks to Scion for letting me test drive the FR-S for a week.