Just over a year after debuting in concept form at the 2007 Frankfurt Motor Show, the Toyota iQ will be going on sale in Japan. Japanese drivers will be able to pick up Toyota's answer to the Smart ForTwo starting November 20. Toyota has managed to squeeze four seats into a package barely a foot longer than the Smart, although realistically, this will be a two seater for most users. The 1.0L engine drives the front wheels through a CVT giving a rating of 54.1 mpg (U.S.) on the Japanese urban cycle. In Japan, the iQ will priced starting at ¥1.4 million (about $13,600 at current exchange rates). We still don't know if the iQ is coming to the U.S., although recent rumors have indicated that it could appear in Scion dealerships.

[Source: Toyota]

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