Critical paragraph:

"The iQ, only 117 inches long overall—there [sic] wheelbases of some cars are longer—is powered by a 1.0-liter three-cylinder engine rated at 67 horsepower. That compares to the Smart’s 106-inch length and 71 hp. Performance gives the Smart the edge, thanks to its smaller size as well as its six percent greater horsepower, but Toyota found a way to accommodate three people—or two and three-quarter people—while the Smart fortwo is simply for two."

So it seems all the iQ can brag about is an extra seat.

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Comment by FakersInc on February 23, 2009 at 1:04am
That IQ us a badass looking ride! Cant say I'd jump at the chance to get one but it sure is nice. :)
Comment by toes on January 23, 2009 at 7:35pm
I want to see them get it into the show rooms first. Talk (and hype) is cheap. I wouldn't buy one, but a growing (true) "compact" car market with choices and competition will also help us smart owners in quests for special (cheaper) parking spaces, etc.
Comment by Robert Stout on January 22, 2009 at 11:19pm
I prefer the ease of entry,panoramic roof, nice smile front style,and crash cage in the Smart...Two is a couple,three is a crowd...
Comment by Eric on January 22, 2009 at 11:01pm
The Toyota IQ is a really weird looking car, but im sure there are those who dare say that about the Smart. Looks as if smaller is making a huge impact in the land.

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