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A fantastic Vehicle
Cons: When you are used to a lot of power , you have to adjust. but for what the XB its hard to complain.The first time that I sat in the Scion XB It was during the gas crisis. I had just gotten rid of my mini-van . I needed to downsize but I also wanted space . After trying on so many cars I could not believe how amazing it was to sit in the XB I knew I had to have it. Interior space is unbelievable , gas mileage is great, It's unique look turns heads, truly dependable ... A fantastic vehicle!!!!
Looks small, but big design
Pros: the different look
Cons: lack of room in rearThe box look of these models seem like they'd be small, but inside their is lots of room for seating. They only lack in the rear area, so packing anything is a chore. It's lacking on power, but makes up for it with gas mileage. Plus the driver assist features (Vehicle Stability Control, Traction Control, Skid Warning) may keep it stuck to the road, but take away from any chance at power. Despite the low ground clearance, living in the Midwest it seems to get around good as I've only got it stuck in snow twice. Overall a great vehicle for the price, if you want something different for a family.
Pros: interior space
Advice: well-built, economical, and fuel efficient..this car does it all.This car is well-built, drives/handles well, has a ton of space inside, and overall delivers a lot for a little money.
Pros: The Hot Lava Color
Advice: Try not to go overboard with factory options.When I first saw the xB I was not sure about the looks. After driving one, I KNEW this was the car I wanted. The quality is AMAZING! Not to mention the price!
Pros: standard features are unbeatable and toyota reliability is awsome.
Cons: the road noise.. but this can be fixed easy whith the used of the stereo which is great!
Advice: I've done my shopping and research.. Best car for the pricecompered to its outward appearance this 'box' is actually very nimble. previously I owned an 05 ford focus, which is supposed to be a very easy to handle car and the xb handles much more to my likeing. Road noise is really the only thing i noticed. Seats are excellent, easy to get into very comfortable. If you have children in car seats it's easy to get them in and out. So far my scion is great
Cons: Stiff ride
Advice: Get this car.Good gas mileage (32mpg so far), lots of space. Most people have pointed out that the engine sounds bad when you take it over 60mph, but I haven't noticed it yet but I go 80mph everywhere i go on the highway. Lots of fun options to make it even more of an eye catcher.
Pros: The cup holders seem to be too low for short armed people like me
Cons: People staring, it's hard to get used to.
Advice: The led lights add a 'cool factor' to this car! Have fun modding this carDid a google search for New cars under $15,000 and saw this car. (never saw them before) So intrigued had to see it at the dealership. Read and researched this vehicle for months and came up with the top ten reasons why I should buy this car 10. You'll never lose your car in the parking lot. 9. It's hip to be square 8. You can fit a mini fridge in the back! Great for hauling 7. You can join a forum like Scion life and learn stuff about this car! 6. Mp3 + CD player, power everything, cool seats 5. One of the top ten cars for great gas mileage. 4. It's a Toyota! 3. It is so affordable! 2. Consumer Reports lists this car as a good buy! 1. My 6'2' 250 hubby can now fit in 'my' car!!!