...Powertrains and Performance: The Scion xB is powered by a 2.4-liter inline-4 that produces 158 hp and 162 pound-feet of torque. A five-speed manual transmission is standard, while a four-speed automatic with automanual control is one of the xB's few factory options. In performance testing, an automatic-equipped xB hustled from zero to 60 mph in 8.6 seconds. EPA estimates are below average for this segment at 22 mpg city/28 mpg highway and 24 mpg combined. Safety: The 2010 Scion xB comes standard with antilock brakes, stability control, traction control, front seat side airbags and full-length...
...No one will accuse the 2010 Scion xB of being a luxury car, and better yet, it’s not priced that way.
...Beyond that, the interior is fairly standard, with a lot of cargo room when the rear seat is folded. 160-watt Pioneer audio system with iPod connectivity and auxiliary port Optional Alpine Premium audio system with color touch-screen monitor and other enhancements 60/40-split rear seat has three-point seat belts and head restraints for three occupants Standard air conditioning Standard cruise control Under the Hood Toyota's workhorse 2.4-liter four-cylinder engine is standard. It makes 158 horsepower and 162 pounds-feet of torque. Standard five-speed manual transmission Optional four-speed...
I've never been a fan of the J.D. Power and Associates' Initial Quality Survey, because it never seems to offer enough time for drivers to get used to a car and figure out... read more March 18, 2011 by John Curran
If you thought the stretched "Cartel" xB was weird, you're in for a treat: the Spongebob Squarepants-esque The Squid Scion xB by The Salty Dogs. Wrapped in a wild custom... read more November 2, 2010 by Nelson Ireson
The floodgates have opened and live photos are flowing out of the SEMA show floor, with these images of a wacky "Stretched Out Cartel" Scion xB among the first. In addition... read more November 2, 2010 by Nelson Ireson
So have you seen the restyled Scion xB for 2011? No? Well, you might have scene a new one on the television or maybe even at the local dealer near campus and just not notice... read more March 17, 2010 by Jonathan McGrew 1
For 2010, the controversial and box-like Scion xB improves on its second generation revisions (which were made two years ago) and adds a few upgrades to its audio system... read more March 16, 2010 by Robert Dillman 6