- Repair & Care
The Scion xD is an entry-level car meant to compete with the Nissan Versa, Chevrolet Aveo5 and other small hatchbacks. It offers a variety of options and got a standard electronic stability system for 2010.
New for 2011
There are no significant changes for 2011.
The xD takes cues, like a boxy grille and vertical bumper portals, from the Scion xB. The headlights look similar to those on Toyota's RAV4. Exterior features include:
The five-passenger interior includes a 60/40-split folding backseat that can recline and adjust forward and back. A storage well sits below the cargo floor. Other places to stash things include a dual-compartment glove box and a tray below the steering wheel. On the dashboard, a single gauge integrates the tachometer and speedometer. The xD's standard stereo includes an MP3 jack and a USB port. The USB port displays your MP3 player's track listings, and you can adjust the volume or skip ahead using buttons on the steering wheel. Interior features include:
Under the Hood
There's just one engine available for the xD, but there is a choice of transmissions. Mechanical features include:
Antilock brakes are standard, but they use a disc/drum setup, not the stronger four-wheel-disc type. An electronic stability system is standard. Safety features include: