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2012 Scion xB
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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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5-Door Wagon Manual Base
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
5-Door Wagon Manual Base 25 30 $13,600 $13,900
5-Door Wagon Automatic Base 25 30 $15,100 $15,700
5-Door Wagon Manual + 24 29 $15,650 $16,300
5-Door Wagon Automatic + 23 28 $16,600 $17,300
5-Door Wagon Automatic ! 23 28 $18,700 $19,600
Pricing
Invoice Price
$15,485
$13,600
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$16,300
$13,900
Monthly Payment Estimate
$272 / month
$232 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
7.8
8.2
TCC’s Bottom Line
Trendy or odd, the Scion xB jams plenty of space and versatility into its compact footprint. The name rings true: this Kia has a Soul, with fun road manners and tall-wagon practicality baked into its kicky shape.
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Fuel Economy
City
22 mpg 25 mpg
Highway
28 mpg 30 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Small Station Wagon Small Station Wagon
Interior Dimensions
Front Hip Room (in)
52.7 53.3
Second Leg Room (in)
38.0 39.0
Front Head Room (in)
40.0 40.2
Second Hip Room (in)
46.7 52.7
Front Shoulder Room (in)
55.8 55.2
Passenger Volume (ft³)
110.9 102.3
Second Head Room (in)
41.2 39.6
Second Shoulder Room (in)
54.7 55.1
Front Leg Room (in)
40.7 42.1
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Exterior Dimensions
Wheelbase (in)
102.4 100.4
Rear Door Opening Height (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
69.3 70.3
Track Width, Front (in)
60.0 61.8
Min Ground Clearance (in)
5.1 6.5
Length, Overall (in)
167.3 161.6
Rear Door Opening Width (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Height, Overall (in)
63.4 63.4
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Track Width, Rear (in)
59.8 62.5
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)
69.9 19.3
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 53.4
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in)
- TBD - NA
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
NA NA
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Brakes
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 - 11.0 x 1.0
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
4-wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11.0 x - TBD - 10.3 x 0.4
Brake Type
Power Pwr
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
14.0 12.7
Steering
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
2.9 2.8
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
16.0 14.6
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
34.8 34.6
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P205/55R16 P195/65R15
Rear Tire Order Code
NA - TBD -
Front Tire Size
P205/55R16 P195/65R15
Spare Tire Size
Compact NA
Front Tire Order Code
NA - TBD -
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
- TBD - NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
- TBD - NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
- TBD - NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
- TBD - NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3027 2800
Wheels
Front Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material
Steel NA
Front Wheel Size (in)
16 x 6.5 15 x 6.0
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Compact NA
Rear Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in)
16 x 6.5 15 x 6.0
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
6.3 5.2
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD - 550
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
- TBD - 90
Engine
Engine Type
Gas I4 Gas I4
Fuel System
SFI Direct Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
162 @ 4000 123 @ 4850
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
2.4L/144 1.6L/97
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
158 @ 6000 138 @ 6300
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
24 27
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
28 30
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
22 25
Transmission
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
4.24 4.26-4.56
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.97 0.97
Trans Description Cont.
Manual w/OD Manual
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA 0.72
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.54 3.61
Clutch Size (in)
- TBD - 8.2
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.33 1.28
Trans Type
5 6
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.73 0.83
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.58 3.70
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.05 1.95
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Summary
Body Style
4 Door Wagon 5 Door Wagon
Vehicle Name
Scion xB Kia Soul
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front
MacPherson Strut MacPherson Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
NA NA
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
NA w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
1.04 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear
Torsion Beam Torsion Beam
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
NA w/Coil Springs
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
7.8 6.7
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
5 (2011) -
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
--
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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