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View Poll Results: Should Toyota abolish the Scion brand?
Abolish the Scion brand and use Toyota 133 48.36%
Abolish the Scion brand and come with a sports exclusive brand 27 9.82%
I don't care, keep the Scion brand 115 41.82%
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Old 02-04-2013, 10:01 PM   #1
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Do you think Toyota should abolish the brand Scion?

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Do you think Toyota should get rid of the Scion brand and just keep Toyota? or do you not care? Or come up with a completely new brand exclusively for sports cars?
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Old 02-04-2013, 10:01 PM   #2
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Looks like you forgot the poll
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Old 02-04-2013, 10:05 PM   #3
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Looks like you forgot the poll
Lol you're too quick. I submitted the thread had not finished submitted the poll :p Now it's up!
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Old 02-04-2013, 10:11 PM   #4
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Old 02-04-2013, 10:15 PM   #5
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you dont have a choice for people that actually LIKE the Scion brand? why so biased?
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Old 02-04-2013, 10:17 PM   #6
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i like the brand. your poll is crap.
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Old 02-04-2013, 10:24 PM   #7
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you dont have a choice for people that actually LIKE the Scion brand? why so biased?
if you like it, vote keep the Scion brand...
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Old 02-04-2013, 10:26 PM   #8
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I didn't have a problem with Scion until we got screwed over with the FR-S not being sold as a Toyota GT86 here in the states...
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I think the Scion brand has a connotation as a kids car, which although might negatively impact it's reputation, the fr-s brings a much needed message of "we know what we're doing". If that doesn't make sense, I've had a few too many drinks. I'm sorry.

I don't own one yet but I'd pick the FRS over the Subaru any day. Brand name is really irrelevant.
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if you like it, vote keep the Scion brand...
the category you have for keeping the scion brand is "I don't care, keep the Scion brand"

thats saying you dont care either way so they might as well just keep it... you need a category for people who are for the Scion brand. not just "I dont care"...


Fucking hate people that bash on Scion.
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The problem with the poll is I don't understand if you mean abolish the Scion brand entirely or just for sporty cars such as the FR-S.

If you are saying the former, no, the Scion brand can stay. If you are saying the latter, then yes, abolish the use of Scion for sports-oriented vehicles.

I think the Scion brand is great for marketing cars towards younger generations (disclaimer: I'm only 26). I get it, kids want fun cars with cute shapes that have things which tie into their devices (phones, tablets, iPods, etc). I don't mind Scion being the "entry level" for young people getting into the Toyota brand. It makes sense, you start in Scion, move to Toyota, then on to Lexus.

However, to put one of the best performance cars you have ever made into that same marquee is silly. Just because it's not "priced" like a Toyota would be, doesn't mean it should be in the Scion brand, even if it is a 'cool' car. It only gets aggravating further when other markets (EDM/JDM) get the original car and the US/CAN get a strangely modified edition. As a car enthusiast, it's maddening and really makes you somewhat annoyed at the manufacturer for picking a political reason for doing such rather than what many consumers think should have been done.
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The problem with the poll is I don't understand if you mean abolish the Scion brand entirely or just for sporty cars such as the FR-S.

If you are saying the former, no, the Scion brand can stay. If you are saying the latter, then yes, abolish the use of Scion for sports-oriented vehicles.

I think the Scion brand is great for marketing cars towards younger generations (disclaimer: I'm only 26). I get it, kids want fun cars with cute shapes that have things which tie into their devices (phones, tablets, iPods, etc). However, to put one of the best performance cars you have ever made into that same marquee is silly. Just because it's not "priced" like a Toyota would be, doesn't mean it should be in the Scion brand, even if it is a 'cool' car.
I'm saying abolish the brand entirely.
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Fucking hate people that bash on Scion.
You mad?
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Toyota badge is ugly.

What what!
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