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The name Scion ‘a descendant or offspring’ and is pronounced Produced as a cheaper model for the generation, the Scion was created by for those that wouldn’t their parents Toyota. A 5-door compact station the Scion xB was a rebadged subcompact bB.

Due to their large numbers, 78 million, Scion xB’s is aimed directly at Generation Y, that were born 1978 and 1990.

The first two the bean and the box, were two of Japanese home-market hatchbacks share the Toyota Echo’s Sharing the strut and twist-beam of the Echo, they also the 108-hp, 1.5-liter DOHC four-cylinder engine, with valve timing on the intake While Japan had several to become used to the box shape it took the American market a bit time to warm up to the vehicle.

on a longer wheelbase than the xA, inches, the interior of the xB features passenger room and an additional 21 feet behind the rear for almost anything.

One of two models that entered the American market under the brand name was the Scion xB. The xB was basically an Americanized version of the Toyota bB that was introduced of 1999 as a new-for-2000 model. A success, the Japanese bB was updated in for the 2003 model year. largely unmodified for the American the Scion xB did convert to left-hand and underwent equipment changes to to USDOT safety and emission

The xB was sold for $13,880 at the base level, and $14,680 for the auto.

at the 2003 New York Auto the xB was originally introduced to America as the bbX concept, which was a near-production of the Scion Xb released to the California in June, 2003. The bbX shared a 1.5L VVT-i engine the Scion xA and the Toyota Echo. To dealership quality control and to spark demand in the rest of the the bbX was sold exclusively in California for months.

The Scion brand hit both the coast and the south in September of Dealerships began to pop up along the border states from to Florida and along the Atlantic instantaneously. By June of 2004, the of the country was finally introduced to the dealerships, now integrated into dealerships, though separate that featured high-tech devices kept them

Significantly upgraded for the American the Scion xB featured extra reinforcement, along with material, tighter suspensions and a list of standard accessories. included four-wheel disc with antilock in the xA, and disc with ABS, traction and skid control in the xB.

The Scion xB comes with standard windows and locks, a Pioneer CD with six speakers, and a first-aid The dashboard in the xB flowed data a centrally mounted pod, the speedo sits on top of the dash like a mantel clock, towards the driver and much to read.

The xB featured two front buckets and a shifter mounted on the floor, than the front bench and a column-mounted shifter for the automatic of the bB. While the bB was available with the 1.3 L 2NZ-FE engine or the 1.5 L 1NZ-FE was mated exclusively to a 4-speed transmission with available drive, the xB is only available 1NZ-FE, but offers both a automatic or a 5-speed manual The xB does not offer all-wheel

While the Toyota bB held a spare tire that was under the rear cargo the Scion xB held its compact tired under the left of the rear cargo floor. A compartment was added to the right of the tire since the spare raised the cargo floor by inches and reclaimed some of the storage space. The xB also a jack stored under the seat.

Under the passenger seat is a storage tray.

For the final of production, 2006, minor were undergone that interior seat fabric along with a new steering with integrated audio The addition of two new colors further the line with ‘Salsa replacing Black Cherry and ‘Shadow Mica’ replacing Metallic. The manual base now cost $14,030 and $14,830 for the

A limited-release option package was in March, 2004 and began the Scion xB RS1 and continued with the xB RS2 in March of 2005, the Scion xB RS3 in 2006 and the Scion xB RS4 in November of The Release Series line of vehicles featured a plaque inside the vehicle that the edition number, while release received its own exclusive color not found on another xB. The RS1 Hot Lava, while the RS2 showcased Yellow, the RS3 was featured in unique Green, and the RS4 was painted in a color-shifting Torched penny.

Introduced at the 2007 Chicago Show, the second-generation xB was manufactured for by Central Motor Co. This new xB was than the previous model and a more rounded shape and is as a 5-door version of the t2B concept was unveiled at the 2006 New York Show. 3′ wider and longer than the first xB, the 2008 xB is powered by a 2.4L shared with the tC and the Camry.

all of the standard features from the xB, the newest model also VSC, ABS and others. Cruise and six airbags are standard.

On all 2008 a choice from three new units will be available, with south systems feature six speaks and standard connectivity. While the base has MP3, WMA, and AAC CD compatibility and SSP equalizer presets, it can also be set to any of Scion model presets, xB, xD, or tC. The until also features an Sound Levelizer’ feature automatically increases the volume as the speed and ambient noise

In addition to the features on the base the Premium head unit a small LCD that can display and moves downloaded from website. In addition to GPS functionality and the of the base system, the SNS 100 system can DVD movies, aside from the color choices.

The only options aside from the and stereo are a five-speed manual and a four-speed automatic. The newest xB weighs over 600 lbs more the previous generation. Not a rebadged bB like the first-generation modele, the Scion xB is a captive import in Japan under the Toyota family as the Corolla Rumion.

The Scion xB has been rated as one of the top ten vehicles under $25,000 by Car and magazine.

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