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3. Scion tC
The FR-S is the looker of the Scion family, but the tC, which was one of the original models in the brand’s lineup, shines when it comes to practicality. Among the many safety innovations are front knee airbags for the driver and passenger, which is a feature normally available in cars that are much more expensive. The tC also comes with a muscular design and a fun spirit that makes it a blast to drive around town, while it is still practical enough to take on the open road. The IIHS has also named the tC as a Top Safety Pick+, making it a model for the rest of the Scion lineup.