2010 Scion xD

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xD MSRP: $ 15045.00
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Description:
The Scion xD is a 4-door, 5-passenger wagon, available in two trims, the 5-Door Hatchback 5-Spd MT and the 5-Door Hatchback 4-Spd AT.

Both trims are equipped with a standard 1.8-liter, I4, 128-horsepower engine that achieves 27-mpg in the city and 33-mpg on the highway.

Expert Review: 2008 Scion xD
Expert Rating: 3.5 stars

"On the road, the added weight of the xD makes it feel far safer and more significant than the xA, its Yaris relative and competitors like the Honda Fit. The seating position is high, much like an SUV, and unfortunately the handling is lifeless"



 
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Reviewed by:
Dad from Louisville


Review Date
December 10, 2010

Overall Rating
 4 of 5

Value Rating
 4 of 5

Used product for
More than 1 year

Visitors rate this review
4.80 of 5, 5.00 votes

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Review 1 of 2 , from Louisville

Price Paid:  $0.00

Year / Model Reviewed:
2009 xD 5-Door AT

Strengths:
Gas mileage is better than advertised. I drive a balanced mix of hwy/city and avg. over 32mpg. You can get over 35mpg hwy easy, even with a lead foot. Roomier interior than expected. I fit two toddler seats comfortably in the back seat and the cargo area fits more than you might think (including golf clubs w/o folding the backseats down).

Weaknesses:
Only complaint is the acceleration. Probably a main issue b/c of automatic transmission, but pick-up from 0-45 is very sluggish. Even worse with another adult in car. Any extra weight or uphill incline can be felt dramatically in acceleration. I'm too used to driving at least a V6 engine.

Summary:
I highly recommend this vehicle. Good styling, excellent standard options and gas mileage. I enjoy no haggle pricing on all Scions as well.



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Reviewed by:
Brad Patterson


Review Date
December 31, 2009

Overall Rating
 4 of 5

Value Rating
 5 of 5

Used product for
1 to 3 months

Visitors rate this review
4.88 of 5, 8.00 votes

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Review 2 of 2

Price Paid:  $15900.00 from Lancaster Toyota

Year / Model Reviewed:
2009 xD

Strengths:
Styling, fuel economy, performance in traffic, size, packaged standard accessories.

Weaknesses:
Not too many. Read my review.

Summary:
I purchased my xD during "Cash-For-Clunkers"; (Thank you tax payers. I'm making used car payments for a new car.) I selected the Wasabi Green Release Series 2. Nice package and Great color. Very peppy and easy to maneuver in traffic. Very roomy inside despite deceptive outside appearance. Better than expected standard features though a few expected ones are curiously missing. No floor mats (dealer price was $200. Are they kidding?), no aluminum wheels and no fold down arm rests. Auto dim rearview mirror is available (about $290 installed), but no heated side mirrors or daytime running lights are available. I'm getting 36 mpg at speeds between 60-70; no reason to complain there. Overall, a great purchase for the money (under$16K). I briefly looked at the Honda Fit but thought better than to become another one of Honda’s blindly loyal flock of Sheep.

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None.




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