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2008 Scion xD

2008 Kia Rio

  2008 Scion xD 2008 Kia Rio
MSRP
$14,550
$10,890
Invoice $13,822 $10,465
MPG
City/Highway
26/33 25/38
Rating
7.2
/ 10
TCC Rating
6.6
/ 10
TCC Rating
Bottom Line At a bargain price that’s not much more than stripper econoboxes, the 2008 Scion xD is a pretty hot little hatch. Read Full Review The 2008 Kia Rio is a good choice among subcompacts and it’s stylish, but standard anti-lock brakes and better side-impact protection would help its case against the Honda Fit. Read Full Review
Likes &
Dislikes

Likes:

  • Styling makes a short, stubby hatch look sporty
  • Perky performance and good fuel economy
  • Vast standard-feature list
  • Bargain price

Dislikes:

  • Small seats inadequate for some
  • Rear headroom too limited for adults
  • Premium sound system doesn’t sound premium

Likes:

  • Perky styling
  • Inexpensive utility of Rio5
  • Sprightly handling

Dislikes:

  • Passenger side-impact protection
  • Engine noise
  • Manual shift feel
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