Scion xA Ratings

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    2006 Scion xA - (M5)

    Pros: The extremely stylish interior

    Cons: Blind spots - they really are the bane of this car.

    Advice: There are other options out there

    Great for the price, great for a young buyer. The car isn't underpowered (same size engine as my sister's 97 Civic and its a good 500 lbs. lighter) and it comes absolutely loaded for the price. You're getting Toyota's uncompromising quality in a car that looks good. Odd, huh?

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    2006 Scion xA - (M5)

    Pros: the drive

    Cons: nothing

    Advice: buy the floor covers somewhere eles cheaper save 120 dollars

    Best car Ive ever owned. I'm nearly 50ty and forgot that driving could be fun .I read some reviews about this car being underpowered Bhah! Ask yourself this , are you a race car driver ? It makes it up hills better than my ford ranger used to ,without struggle.Theres plenty of room ,brakes are very responsive, and the audio is fanstastic . Yes, you feel some bumps , tell me what car keeps you from feeling bumps ?, not one you could afford ,so forget about it and turn up the music. Flint mica is a great color for this car.

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    2006 Scion xA - (M5)

    Pros: The sound system is awsome. Steering mounted controls keep your ears tuned to the music and your eye's on the road. Great feature!

    Cons: Little short on room for 6 footers in the rear, but suffices and will get them there in one peice.

    Advice: If you want a small, stylish and fun car to drive, go for it! Test it! You'll love it!

    Wow! A whole lot of car for the money! Some may say she has bumpy ride, Hello! Compact car? No, this is a smart ride with features you'd only find on higher price models. I have alloy and low profile wheels/tires. Love the ride! She's peppy and fun!

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    2005 Scion xA - (M5)

    Pros: Size of the car (best for petite individual).

    Cons: Cargo space.

    Advice: Advisable for one person car.

    This is my first car and I loved it. I also got a lot of praises for people that I don't know (parking lot and gasoline stations) about how the car looks. It looks so unique and nice looking that they thought that the car is an expensive car. On highways, it is a good car to drive too. I did not noticed that I was driving 80 miles already. Also, once in a while, my husband who is 6'6' tall use it and he still fit in it. He said that he don't have problem driving the car.

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    2005 Scion xA - (M5)

    Pros: Size, gas mileage, handling

    Cons: Irritating rattles and buzzes

    Advice: Great commuter car, but don't expect a luxury car.

    In 12 months of use for only severe stop-and-go city driving, this car is getting about 26 MPG. It fits nicely in most of the parking spaces no other car (except a Mini Cooper) will fit into in residential areas of San Francisco. Standard Bridgestone tires on a wet surface can cause an unsettling amount of torque-steer, so don't mash the accelerator on a left turn until you get familiar with it. Passenger space is good up front and decent in the back if the driver doesn't have super-long legs (34+ inch inseam). The car does make some slightly irritating rattling noises in the front dash and front side windows, but what do you expect for under $14K? Roof pillars do cause moderate blind spots, but this is true for most new cars. Dealers were bumbling fools. No, it will not go 380 K/H like a Ruf R Turbo or beat a Viper in a 1/4 mile drag. However, if you want a reliable, well-built, economical commuter, this is a great car.

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    2006 Scion xA - (M5)

    Pros: COMFORT AND GAS SAVINGS

    Cons: COMPACT ENOUGH TO GET IN SMALL PARKING SPACES

    Advice: BUY IT

    I DROVE THE 2006 5 SPEED SCION AND BOUGHT IT THE SAME DAY

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    2006 Scion xA - (M5)

    Pros: Stylish interior & stereo

    Cons: Dashboard instruments take a little getting used to!

    Advice: Only buy this car if you are looking for an affordable

    I really loved this car. Cute, peppy, stylish, reliable, great gas miliage and affordable. I have read some complaints about the head room and leg room lacking slightly (maybe these people shouldn't be looking in the 'companct Car' genre) But I honestly think from all the reseach I have done, you cannot get a better value for your money on a brand new vehicle, if your primary concerns are reliability, gas miliage, affordability, dependability and you are looking for something a little different and stylish (not to mention it comes pretty much loaded standard) this is your car.