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2010 Scion xD Hatchback

2010 Scion xD Review

(2 Stars)  Completely forgettable

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Overview
The Scion brand has been a success for Toyota since its launch. The trendy styling and Toyotas legendary reliability have driven much of this. However, one of the models, the xA, didn't fair very well. Seen as too much of a standard economy car, it seemed out of place with the flashiness of the remainder of the Scion brand. In 2007, the xA was replaced by the new xD, which now serves as the company's entry level model.

Based on the Yaris platform, the xD is actually smaller in the cabin than the outgoing xA. Unfortunately, the xD doesn't do as well in one of the main metrics for measuring a compact car. That being fuel economy. The xD gets 33mpg EPA estimated highway rating. While that's not exactly a low rating, it certainly doesn't seem all that stellar given the diminutive size of the car and it relatively low performance.

The power for the xD comes from a 128 HP and 125 ft. – lbs. of torque, 1.8 liter four cylinder driving either a five speed manual or a four speed automatic transmission.

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2010 xD Base Hatchback Vehicle Overview

  Performance Review  
Engine: 1.8L in-linefour-cylinder DOHC with variable valve timing and four valves per cylinder
Unleaded fuel
Fuel economy: EPA (08):, 27 MPG city, 33 MPG highway, 29 MPG combined and 322 mi. range
Multi-point fuel injection
11.1-gallon fuel tank
Power (SAE): 128 hp @ 6,000 rpm; 125 ft lb of torque @ 4,400 rpm

'10 Scion Hatchback Standard Equipment

  Braking and Handling  
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Four Wheel ABS
  Climate Control  
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Front Air Conditioning
  Convenience  
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Cruise Control
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Keyless Entry
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Power Locks
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Power Windows
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Steering Wheel Tilt
  Interior  
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Cup Holders
  Safety  
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Brake Assist
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Driver Air Bag
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Front Wipers, Variable Intermittent
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Head/Curtain Airbag
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Integrated Turn Signal Mirrors
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Passenger Air Bag
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Rear Airbag
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Rear Curtain Airbag
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Side Air Bag(s)
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Stability Control
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Traction Control
  Seats  
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Folding Rear Seat
  Sound and Entertainment  
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Compact Disc MP3 Capable
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Compact Disc Player
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iPod Connector
  Tires and Wheels  
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Wheel Covers
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