Scion xB Overview

Friday April 22nd, 2011 at 11:44 PM
Posted by: aquadog

The 2011 Scion xB is a 4-door, 5-passenger wagon, available in two trims, the 5-Door Wagon 5-Spd MT and the 5-Door Wagon 4-Spd AT.

The 2011 Scion xB offers another limited-production version, the Release Series 8.0, also known as xB RS 8.0. The xB RS 8.0 includes a 4-piece body kit from Kenstyle and is finished in a vibrant blue called Voodoo Blue. A power tilt and slide sunroof is standard and a color-keyed rear spoiler is optional.

MSRP:

Standard Engine:

$16,000 – $16,950

The Scion xB Release Series 8.0 is equipped with a 2.4-liter, I4, 158-horsepower, engine that achieves 22-mpg in the city and 28-mpg on the highway. A 5-speed manual transmission is standard.

Average Consumer Rating: 4.17 stars

Expert Rating: 3.5 stars

EXPERT REVIEWS
2011_scion_xb_rs80_250x125 2011 Scion xB Release Series 8.0 First Impressions Review – Lets Do That Voodoo That You Do So Well
Rating: 4.0 stars
By David Colman

“The Scion goes exactly where it’s pointed, handling more like a sports car than a family sedan thanks to a deft 34.8 foot turning radius and a tight steering rack that travels just 2.9 turns from lock-to-lock.”

2008 Scion xB 2008 Scion xB (Review) – Still Ugly, but not Ugly Enough
Rating: 3.5 stars
By Kurt Gensheimer

“Undeniable. Crazy value. What other vehicle can offer Toyota reliability, 0-60 speeds of 8 seconds, 70 cubic feet of cargo space, A/C, power doorlocks and windows, a thumptastic stereo with iPod integration, anti-lock disc brakes and traction control all for a base of $16,270?”

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2011 Scion xB 8.0 | 2008 Scion xB



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