Tevez, 24, said: "When you see Scholes day to day, he's incredible.
"He's the motor of Manchester and has been for a long while.
Tevez has 15 goals this season, Rooney 13 and Ronaldo an amazing 30.
Tevez said: "Rooney's a phenomenon. He has treated me well. He was one of the first to look after me when I arrived. He always asked me if I needed anything. He's a good colleague.
"As a person he's impressed me a lot. He helped me a lot in everything. As a player he is one of the ones who surprised me the most, he and Scholes."