Compare 2011 Scion xD vs 2011 Nissan Versa

2011 Scion xD
2011 Nissan Versa
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5-Door HB Manual
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
5-Door HB Manual 27 33 $14,292 $15,110
5-Door HB Automatic 27 33 $15,052 $15,910
5-Door HB Manual Release Series 3.0 27 33 $16,059 $16,905
5-Door HB Automatic Release Series 3.0 27 33 $16,819 $17,705
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4-Door Sedan I4 Manual 1.6 Base
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan I4 Manual 1.6 Base 26 34 $9,759 $9,990
4-Door Sedan I4 Manual 1.6 26 34 $11,149 $11,420
4-Door Sedan I4 Automatic 1.6 25 33 $12,121 $12,420
4-Door Sedan I4 Manual 1.8 S 26 31 $13,606 $14,100
5-Door HB I4 Manual 1.8 S 26 31 $13,875 $14,380
4-Door Sedan I4 Automatic 1.8 S 24 32 $14,567 $15,100
5-Door HB I4 Automatic 1.8 S 24 32 $14,837 $15,380
4-Door Sedan I4 Automatic 1.8 SL 24 32 $16,058 $16,650
5-Door HB I4 CVT 1.8 SL 28 34 $16,788 $17,410
Pricing
Invoice Price
$14,292
$9,759
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$15,110
$9,990
Monthly Payment Estimate
$252 / month
$167 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
6.6
7.0
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2011 Scion xD offers an impressive list of features and sporty accessories, but it's not as much fun to drive as its image suggests. For those focused on getting the most comfort and practicality for the least money, the 2011 Nissan Versa is a market standout.
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Fuel Economy
City
27 mpg 26 mpg
Highway
33 mpg 34 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Subcompact Cars Compact
Interior Dimensions
Second Leg Room (in)
33.9 38.0
Front Head Room (in)
38.9 40.6
Second Hip Room (in)
50.1 47.2
Front Shoulder Room (in)
51.9 53.5
Passenger Volume (ft³)
84.5 94.3
Second Head Room (in)
37.6 37.9
Second Shoulder Room (in)
50.7 50.7
Front Leg Room (in)
40.3 41.4
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Front Hip Room (in)
51.1 48.8
Exterior Dimensions
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
67.9 66.7
Track Width, Front (in)
58.5 58.3
Min Ground Clearance (in)
6.5 6.3
Length, Overall (in)
154.7 176.0
Height, Overall (in)
59.4 60.4
Track Width, Rear (in)
58.7 58.5
Wheelbase (in)
96.9 102.4
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - 27.8
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
10.5 13.8
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
10.8 x - TBD - 11.02 x 0.95
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Brake ABS System
4-wheel NA
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)
9.0 x - TBD - 9.0 x - TBD -
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
11.1 13.2
Steering
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
15.7 18.3
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
37.0 - TBD -
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
2.56 3.25
Tires
Rear Tire Size
P195/60R16 P185/65R14
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P195/60R16 P185/65R14
Spare Tire Size
T135/70R16 T125/70D15
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Trailering
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
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
2625 2516
Wheels
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
16 x 6.0 14 x 5.0
Spare Wheel Size (in)
16 x - TBD - 15 x - TBD -
Rear Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in)
16 x 6.0 14 x 5.0
Front Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
5.3 7.2
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD - 470
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
- TBD - 110
Engine
Fuel System
MPFI SMPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
125 @ 4400 111 @ 4600
Engine Order Code
NA HR16DE
Displacement
1.8L/110 1.6L/97
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
128 @ 6000 107 @ 6000
Engine Type
Gas I4 Gas I4
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
29 29
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
33 34
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
27 26
Transmission
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.55 3.73
Clutch Size (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.31 1.39
Trans Type
5 5
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.82 0.89
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.25 - TBD -
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
1.90 2.05
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.94 4.07
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.97 1.03
Trans Description Cont.
Manual Manual
Summary
Vehicle Name
Scion xD Nissan Versa
Body Style
4 Door Wagon 4 Door Sedan
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
NA 0.87
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
w/stabilizer bar w/Stabilizer Bar
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
0.98 0.91
Suspension Type - Rear
Torsion Beam Torsion Beam
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
NA w/Stabilizer Bar
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front
L-Arm MacPherson strut Independent Strut
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
6.5 6.5
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
7 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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