Compare 2011 Ford Fiesta vs 2010 Scion xD

2011 Ford Fiesta
2010 Scion xD
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4-Door Sedan S
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan S 28 37 $12,773 $13,200
4-Door Sedan SE 28 37 $13,995 $14,500
5-Door HB SE 28 37 $14,935 $15,500
4-Door Sedan SEL 28 37 $15,969 $16,600
5-Door HB SES 28 37 $16,815 $17,500
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5-Door HB Manual
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
5-Door HB Manual 27 33 $14,155 $14,900
5-Door HB Automatic 27 33 $14,915 $15,700
Pricing
Invoice Price
$12,773
$14,155
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$13,200
$14,900
Monthly Payment Estimate
$220 / month
$248 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
7.8
7.0
TCC’s Bottom Line
If you're set on stylish and small, the 2011 Ford Fiesta might be your only choice, though you might miss the solid, roomy feel of a Fit. The 2010 Scion xD is a substantial, feature-laden choice in the econobox class, and buyers can customize to their heart's content.
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Fuel Economy
City
28 mpg 27 mpg
Highway
37 mpg 33 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Subcompact Subcompact car
Number of Passenger Doors
4 -
Interior Dimensions
Second Head Room (in)
37.1 37.6
Second Shoulder Room (in)
49.0 50.7
Front Leg Room (in)
42.2 40.3
Passenger Volume (ft³)
85.1 84.5
Front Hip Room (in)
50.6 51.1
Second Leg Room (in)
31.2 33.9
Front Head Room (in)
39.1 38.9
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Second Hip Room (in)
49.2 50.1
Front Shoulder Room (in)
52.7 51.9
Exterior Dimensions
Min Ground Clearance (in)
- TBD - 6.5
Length, Overall (in)
173.6 154.7
Height, Overall (in)
58.0 60.0
Track Width, Rear (in)
57.7 58.7
Wheelbase (in)
98.0 96.9
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
67.8 67.9
Track Width, Front (in)
57.7 58.5
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
12.8 10.5
Brakes
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
NA NA
Brake Type
Pwr Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
7.9 x - TBD - 9.0 x - TBD -
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
10.2 x - TBD - 10.8 x - TBD -
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-wheel
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
16 11.1
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
14.3 15.7
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
34.4 37.0
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
- TBD - 2.56
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - - TBD -
Tires
Front Tire Size
185/65R15 P195/60R16
Spare Tire Size
Compact T135/70R16
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
185/65R15 P195/60R16
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
2578 2624
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Compact 16 x - TBD -
Rear Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in)
15 x - TBD - 16 x 6.0
Front Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
15 x - TBD - 16 x 6.0
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
4.8 5.3
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD - - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
- TBD - - TBD -
Engine
Displacement
1.6L/97 1.8L/110
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
120 @ 6350 128 @ 6000
Engine Type
Gas I4 Gas I4
Fuel System
SMPI MPFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
112 @ 5000 125 @ 4400
Engine Order Code
99J NA
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
28 27
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
32 29
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
37 33
Transmission
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.28 1.31
Trans Type
5 5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.76 0.82
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.61 3.25
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.04 1.90
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA -
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
4.07 3.94
Drivetrain
Front-wheel drive Front Wheel Drive
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.95 0.97
Trans Description Cont.
Manual Manual
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
NA -
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.85 3.55
Clutch Size (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Summary
Vehicle Name
Ford Fiesta Scion xD
Body Style
4-Door Sedan 4 Door Wagon
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
0.87 0.98
Suspension Type - Rear
Twist Beam Torsion Beam
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front
Independent MacPherson strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
NA NA
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
MacPherson Strut w/stabilizer bar
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Emissions
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
7 8
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
5.8 6.5
Crash Test Ratings
Overall Rating
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Overall Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
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Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Driver
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Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Passenger
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Overall Side Crash Rating
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Side Barrier Rating
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Side Barrier Rating Driver
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Side Barrier Rating Passenger Rear Seat
--
Side Pole Rating Driver Front Seat
--
Combined Side Rating Front Seat
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Combined Side Rating Rear Seat
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Rollover Rating
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