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2006 Scion xB Ratings

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Scion xB 2006
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    7/9/2010 7:19:13 AM

    2006 Scion xB

    Style and Function

    Pros: Function

    Cons: Performance

    as the title says that's what the box has going for it. Amazing room inside for the size vehicle although oddly there is more room in the back seat than the front. And the car looks good, certainlt not a cooki cutter although others have followed the concept. Descent gas mileage but the car is a slug and it is a tin box. My VW convertible has a more stout structure.

    • Recommend this vehicle to a friend? Yes
    • How long have you owned this vehicle? 4 years
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    6/30/2010 2:41:20 AM

    2006 Scion xB

    Best car for everything

    Pros: everything

    Cons: 0

    Cheap, good fuel 31 cty/35 hwy

    • Recommend this vehicle to a friend? Yes
    • How long have you owned this vehicle? 4 years
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    10/10/2007 8:52:26 AM

    2006 Scion xB - (M5)

    Pros: How roomy it was both in the front seats and the back

    Cons: It took me a few weeks to get used to not having an armrest

    Advice: If you want a roomy, fun, inexpensive little car, GET IT! I loved mine

    Overall, I was very pleased with my purchase of the Scion XB. I was in a car accident and the car was deemed a total loss and my passenger and I walked out with minor bruises and scrapes. I would recommend this car to everyone! I just purchased the Scion XB 2008.

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    9/14/2007 8:41:47 PM

    2006 Scion xB - (M5)

    Pros: Fun to drive

    Cons: Could be a little more comfortable on long trips.

    Advice: Get it. You will never regret it!

    I love this vehicle. It handles like a dream. It's small so there is no problem passing mail trucks or garbage collectors, yet it has a tremendous amount of room. It is the perfect compact car for a tall person. Though compact, it offers plenty of room. I love that the gas cap is connected, so you can't forget it when getting gas. It has great gas mileage. I never enjoyed driving until I got this car. It offers great visibility. It is stable in the wind. It is easy to get in and out of, especially with senior passengers. Backseat passengers have plenty of leg room. I can's say enough great things about it. My search for a dream car has permanently ended.

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    6/5/2007 10:26:04 PM

    2006 Scion xB - (M5)

    Pros: Easy to manuever

    Cons: cheaply made

    Advice: buy something else

    Is ok for short rides. Long haul very uncomfortable. Slow for acceleration. Windshield cracks easily.

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    3/9/2007 1:33:23 PM

    2006 Scion xB - (M5)

    Pros: head room

    Cons: it could use more horsepower

    Advice: try it

    Two of my favorite things about this car are the panoramic visibility, and how open the interior is. I recently had to drive a chevy cavalier as a rental car and I thought I was going to die. After driving my xB for a few months, I can't even stand driving a mercedes. One thing I wouldn't recommend is getting the sports suspension if you have low-profile tires, as it doesn't take large bumps/potholes very well. It could also use about 30 extra horsepower, but I routinely blow past people at stoplights and take corners like no other. One thing I don't like is that the top of the windshield is low enough that sometimes I have to lean foward to be able to see a stoplight that I'm waiting for. This car also has a lot more leg room that you would expect, and when I moved across the country not long ago, I was able to pack far far more into it than you would have ever thought possible. In short, if you are in the market for a new car but don't particularly like the way the xB looks, take a step inside before you pass judgement. Everyone that I have given a ride to was amazed by it.

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    2/2/2007 10:59:41 AM

    2006 Scion xB - (M5)

    Pros: Customization

    Cons: Windshield Cracks/Chip too easily

    Advice: Avoid it or have full glass coverage on the car, you will need it.

    The main problem I have with the car is broken windshields. I have looked around online and no one seems to be bringing this little design flaw up. I have owned my xB for about 6 months now and I have had to replace the windshield glass 7 times. That means 7 entirely new pieces of glass have been installed on the car. That is just insane. This week alone I have had to replace the glass 3 times. Each time the glass has cracked/chipped, the first time was 2 days after I purchased the car, I was driving between 40-70mph and have been about 4-10 car lengths away from the person in front of me.