Compare 2012 Ford Fiesta vs 2012 Scion xD

2012 Ford Fiesta
2012 Scion xD
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4-Door Sedan S
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan S 28 38 $12,788 $13,200
5-Door HB S 28 38 $13,634 $14,100
4-Door Sedan SE 28 38 $14,170 $14,670
5-Door HB SE 28 38 $15,110 $15,670
4-Door Sedan SEL 28 38 $15,984 $16,600
5-Door HB SES 28 38 $16,830 $17,500
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5-Door HB Manual
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
5-Door HB Manual 27 33 $14,577 $15,345
5-Door HB Automatic 27 33 $15,337 $16,145
5-Door HB Manual Release Series 4.0 27 33 $15,436 $16,250
5-Door HB Automatic Release Series 4.0 27 33 $16,196 $17,050
Pricing
Invoice Price
$12,788
$14,577
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$13,200
$15,345
Monthly Payment Estimate
$220 / month
$256 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
7.6
6.6
TCC’s Bottom Line
You could do better if you most value space and comfort, but the 2012 Ford Fiesta packs in a lot of style and substance. It's not as much fun as its styling suggests, but the 2012 Scion xD has a low base price and offers lots of accessories.
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Fuel Economy
City
28 mpg 27 mpg
Highway
38 mpg 33 mpg
Vehicle
Number of Passenger Doors
4 -
EPA Classification
Subcompact Subcompact Cars
Interior Dimensions
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
Second Head Room (in)
37.1 37.6
Second Shoulder Room (in)
49.0 50.7
Exterior Dimensions
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
Min Ground Clearance (in)
- TBD - 6.5
Length, Overall (in)
173.6 154.7
Height, Overall (in)
58.0 59.4
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
12.8 10.5
Brakes
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
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
12.0 11.1
Steering
Steering Type
Electric Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
- TBD - 2.56
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
14.3 15.7
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
34.4 37.0
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P185/65R15 P195/60R16
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P185/65R15 P195/60R16
Spare Tire Size
Compact T135/70R16
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
2578 2625
Wheels
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
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Compact 16 x - TBD -
Rear Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
4.8 5.3
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
- TBD - - TBD -
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD - - TBD -
Engine
Engine Type
Gas I4 Gas I4
Fuel System
Electronic Fuel Injection MPFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
112 @ 5000 125 @ 4400
Engine Order Code
99J NA
Displacement
1.6L/97 1.8L/110
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
120 @ 6350 128 @ 6000
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
28 27
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
33 29
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
38 33
Transmission
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.61 3.25
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA -
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.04 1.90
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Drivetrain
Front-wheel drive Front Wheel Drive
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
4.07 3.94
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 -
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
Summary
Vehicle Name
Ford Fiesta Scion xD
Body Style
Sedan 4 Door Wagon
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front
MacPherson Strut L-Arm MacPherson strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
NA NA
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs w/stabilizer bar
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
0.9 0.98
Suspension Type - Rear
Twist Beam Torsion Beam
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
5.7 6.5
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
7 (2011) 7
Crash Test Ratings
Overall Rating
-
Overall Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
-
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Driver
-
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Passenger
-
Overall Side Crash Rating
-
Side Barrier Rating
-
Side Barrier Rating Driver
-
Side Barrier Rating Passenger Rear Seat
-
Side Pole Rating Driver Front Seat
-
Combined Side Rating Front Seat
-
Combined Side Rating Rear Seat
-
Rollover Rating
-

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