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2010 Scion xD Hatchback

2010 Scion xD Review

(2 Stars)  Completely forgettable

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