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2009 Scion xB Ratings

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Scion xB 2009
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    8/24/2010 7:19:39 AM

    2009 Scion xB

    2009 Scion XB

    Pros: the look

    Cons: the non automatic off of interior & exterior lights

    I love my softly rounded box, great pickup and go, and it handles nicely. The interior though is somewhat plastic looking, and scuffs show easily. I also fault the VERY low tone of alarms for leaving your lights on and seat beats warnings. I have a hearing deficit, so I ended up leaving my lights on a few times as I adjusted to a car that does not have automatic light turnoff. I believe this is a huge safety issue, both the low tone, and the non-automatic lights off. My family agree the warning tones, are very hard to hear, even for those with regular hearing ability. If you were to leave your lights on in an unsafe area, and you come out with a dead battery, this could become a HUGE safety issue. You have to love Scion's pure pricing with all your options loaded from the start: cruise, stereo, power windows, mirrors, etc, the automatic lights off/on was a poor choice to be left out.

    • Recommend this vehicle to a friend? Yes
    • How long have you owned this vehicle? 2 years