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Will the iA be offered with TRD accessories? I've heard chatter about them for the iM but nothing mentioned about the iA from what I've seen???
 

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Scion went to lengths to modify a Scion iA for a range of events where the iM was also in attendance so I would assume they'll want to push TRD products to some extent.
 

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The iM was based on the Yaris, so many parts will fit perfectly to begin with. Because the iA was originally a Mazda, I'm not sure if the parts can so easily be transferred over. They may need to spend some time developing them.
 

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The iM was based on the Yaris, so many parts will fit perfectly to begin with. Because the iA was originally a Mazda, I'm not sure if the parts can so easily be transferred over. They may need to spend some time developing them.
No, the iM is the Auris...

I've just heard the TRD parts mentioned in iM reviews but nothing memorable in the iA reviews...
 

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iM has parts for the Auris already available so bringing those to the U.S. market through Scion/Toyota dealers shouldn't be an issue.

At worst we'll have to special order them; result in a longer wait and slightly higher in shipping.
 

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Aftermarket companies have also started to make parts for the Auris/iM and there's bound to be more. For us iM owners it will just cost a little extra to get them.
 

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One publication summed up why we won't get TRD goodies:

Scion and TRD will not, however, sell any parts for the iA sedan. That's because the iA is based on the Mazda2, so Toyota and Scion haven't developed any upgrades for the car. So why does the Scion FR-S, which was co-developed with Subaru. still offer extensive TRD upgrades? Scion representatives explained that the chief engineer behind the FR-S/BRZ was a Toyota engineer, so the company could work on TRD upgrades as part of the development process.
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As far as what TRD usually offers for parts there will likely not be anything that goes from one model to the other. Two completely different vehicles.
 

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TRD makes parts or the FR-S which is actually a Subaru, so I think that TRD will make parts for the iA even though its a Mazda.
 
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