Cars Coming Soon: Scion iQ a Great Punchline, an Odd Car

“Where’s the rest of it?”

“Where do you park that thing, on your pool table at home?”

“Hey man, isn’t that Barbie’s car?”

Drive in a Scion iQ and you can be sure you’ll hear jokes like these multiple times per day, each comedian thinking he is the only one to ever loft such creative barbs at the diminutive car and its embarrassed driver.

Yes, the iQ is incredibly small. It actually would fit on a pool table. Barbie though, could never drive it because inside, everything is full-size. The windshield, seats and side windows might as well be from a Corolla, which makes driving the iQ seem like a perfectly respectable thing to do. It *feels* normal. But it’s not.

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