• (4.7) 54 reviews
  • Inventory Prices: $3,624–$9,560
  • Body Style: Station Wagon
  • Combined MPG: 25
  • Engine: 158-hp, 2.4-liter I-4 (regular gas)
  • Drivetrain: Front-wheel Drive
2008 Scion xB

Consumer Reviews


Average based on 54 reviews

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Very reliable

by D v from Racine, wisconsin on January 8, 2018

Very satisfied with this car. It’s fun to drive and roomy enough for 4 decent size peeps. I have the manual and it is a very spunky car with some get up.

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2008 Scion xB Safety Ratings

Crash-Test Reports

IIHS Ratings

Based on Scion xB Base

Moderate overlap front

IIHS Ratings

Based on Scion xB Base

G Good
A Acceptable
M Marginal
P Poor

Moderate overlap front

Left Leg/Foot
Overall Front
Right Leg/Foot
Structure/safety cage
Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) is a nonprofit research and communications organization funded by auto insurers. IIHS rates vehicles good, acceptable, marginal or poor based on performance in high-speed front and side crash tests. IIHS also evaluates seat/head restraints for protection against neck injuries in rear impacts.

NHTSA Ratings

Based on Scion xB Base

Overall Rollover Rating

NHTSA Ratings

Based on Scion xB Base

Overall Rollover Rating
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Rear Seat
National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) is part of the U.S. Department of Transportation. NHTSA provides vehicle safety information such as front- and side-crash ratings and rollover ratings. Vehicles are rated using a star rating system from 1-5 stars, with 5 being the highest.


There are currently 7 recalls for this car.

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Service & Repair

Estimated Service & Repair cost: $4,100 per year.

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