Compare 2012 Scion xB vs 2012 Hyundai Tucson

2012 Scion xB
2012 Hyundai Tucson
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5-Door Wagon Manual
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
5-Door Wagon Manual 22 28 $15,485 $16,300
5-Door Wagon Automatic 22 28 $16,387 $17,250
5-Door Wagon Manual Release Series 9.0 22 28 $17,205 $18,110
5-Door Wagon Automatic Release Series 9.0 22 28 $18,107 $19,060
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FWD 4-Door Manual GL
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
FWD 4-Door Manual GL 20 26 $18,452 $19,145
FWD 4-Door Automatic GL 22 29 $19,402 $20,145
FWD 4-Door Automatic GLS 21 30 $21,445 $22,295
FWD 4-Door Automatic GLS PZEV 21 30 $21,445 $22,295
AWD 4-Door Automatic GLS 20 27 $23,012 $23,945
AWD 4-Door Automatic GLS PZEV 20 27 $23,012 $23,945
FWD 4-Door Automatic Limited 21 30 $23,760 $24,995
FWD 4-Door Automatic Limited PZEV 21 30 $23,760 $24,995
AWD 4-Door Automatic Limited 20 27 $25,170 $26,495
AWD 4-Door Automatic Limited PZEV 20 27 $25,170 $26,495
Pricing
Invoice Price
$15,485
$18,452
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$16,300
$19,145
Monthly Payment Estimate
$272 / month
$319 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
7.8
8.0
TCC’s Bottom Line
Trendy or odd, the Scion xB jams plenty of space and versatility into its compact footprint. One of the most improved crossovers, the 2012 Hyundai Tucson has size and value in its corner.
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Fuel Economy
City
22 mpg 20 mpg
Highway
28 mpg 26 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Small Station Wagon 2WD Sport Utility
Interior Dimensions
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Front Hip Room (in)
52.7 55.5
Second Leg Room (in)
38.0 38.7
Front Head Room (in)
40.0 39.4
Second Hip Room (in)
46.7 53.4
Front Shoulder Room (in)
55.8 57.1
Passenger Volume (ft³)
110.9 101.9
Second Head Room (in)
41.2 39.1
Second Shoulder Room (in)
54.7 55.1
Front Leg Room (in)
40.7 42.1
Exterior Dimensions
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Track Width, Rear (in)
59.8 62.4
Wheelbase (in)
102.4 103.9
Rear Door Opening Height (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
69.3 71.7
Track Width, Front (in)
60.0 62.4
Min Ground Clearance (in)
5.1 6.7
Length, Overall (in)
167.3 173.2
Rear Door Opening Width (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Height, Overall (in)
63.4 65.2
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)
69.9 25.7
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)
11.6 55.8
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
NA NA
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Brakes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11.0 x - TBD - 10.31 x 0.39
Brake Type
Power Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
10.8 x - TBD - 11.02 x 1.02
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
4-wheel 4-wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
14.0 14.5
Steering
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
2.9 3.0
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
16.0 15.9
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
34.8 34.7
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P205/55R16 P225/60R17
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P205/55R16 P225/60R17
Spare Tire Size
Compact Compact
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
- TBD - 2000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
- TBD - NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
- TBD - 200
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
- TBD - NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3027 3179
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in)
16 x 6.5 17 x 6.5
Front Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
16 x 6.5 17 x 6.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Compact Compact
Rear Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
6.3 6.4
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
- TBD - 110
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD - - TBD -
Engine
Engine Type
Gas I4 Gas I4
Fuel System
SFI MPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
162 @ 4000 146 @ 4600
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
2.4L/144 2.0L/122
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
158 @ 6000 165 @ 6200
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
24 22 (Est)
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
28 26 (Est)
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
22 20 (Est)
Transmission
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.58 3.42
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.05 1.79
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
4.24 3.74
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.97 1.18
Trans Description Cont.
Manual w/OD Manual
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA 0.83
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.54 3.27
Clutch Size (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.33 1.54
Trans Type
5 5
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.73 0.97
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Summary
Body Style
4 Door Wagon 4 Door Sport Utility
Vehicle Name
Scion xB Hyundai Tucson
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front
MacPherson Strut Independent
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
NA 0.71
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
NA MacPherson Strut
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
1.04 0.98
Suspension Type - Rear
Torsion Beam Independent
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
NA Multi-Link
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
7.8 - TBD -
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
5 (2011) 7
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
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Side Pole Rating Driver Front Seat
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Combined Side Rating Front Seat
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Combined Side Rating Rear Seat
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Rollover Rating
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