2012 Scion xB 5dr Wgn Man (Natl)
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|MSRP : $16,300||Invoice : $15,485|
|Transmission : 5-speed m/t||Engine : 4 cylinder|
|Fuel Economy : Combined: 24||Fuel Economy : City: 22|
|Fuel Economy : Highway: 28|
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2012 Scion xB Overview
What's New for 2012:
â¢ Limited edition trim offers color and upholstery options
â¢ Upgraded sound system standard on all trims
The Scion xB is a highly customizable, front-wheel-drive, compact 5-passenger station wagon with a distinctive boxy profile. The xB is available in Base and Release Series 9.0 trims. The Base model features 16-inch steel wheels, keyless entry, and tinted rear window, while the Release Series 9.0âof which only 1,500 are availableâfeatures ''hot lava'' paint and a distinctive grille treatment.
The Base Scion xB features cloth upholstery, air conditioning, cruise control, Bluetooth connectivity, some power accessories, and a 6-speaker sound system. The Release Series 9.0 features faux-suede upholstery. The Scion xB offers 21 cu. ft. of cargo space behind the rear seats, and 70 cu. ft. with those seats folded down.
Options include 16-inch or 17-inch alloy wheels, fog lights, DVD-based rear-seat entertainment system; satellite radio; upgraded sound system with multiple high-tech features; navigation system; back-up camera; rear spoiler; remote ignition; premium ambient lighting; and many other upgrades. Nearly all of these options are dealer-installed.
Under the Hood
The Scion xB's power plant consists of a 2.4-liter inline 4-cylinder engine rated at 158 horsepower and 162 lb.-ft. of torque. A 5-speed manual transmission is standard and a 4-speed automatic transmission is optional.
EPA fuel-economy figures for the 2012 Scion xB are 22/28/24 mpg (city/highway/combined).
Safety features on the 2012 Scion xB include antilock disc brakes, traction control, front-seat side airbags, and side curtain airbags. In tests conducted by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS), the xB received a ''Good'' ratingâthe Institute's highestâfor frontal-offset and side-impact crash protection and roof strength. To date, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has not conducted tests on the 2012 Scion xB.