Compare 2012 Scion xD vs 2012 Ford Fiesta

2012 Scion xD
2012 Ford Fiesta
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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
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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
Pricing
Invoice Price
$14,577
$12,788
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$15,345
$13,200
Monthly Payment Estimate
$256 / month
$220 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
6.6
7.6
TCC’s Bottom Line
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. You could do better if you most value space and comfort, but the 2012 Ford Fiesta packs in a lot of style and substance.
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Fuel Economy
City
27 mpg 28 mpg
Highway
33 mpg 38 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Subcompact Cars Subcompact
Number of Passenger Doors
- 4
Interior Dimensions
Second Shoulder Room (in)
50.7 49.0
Front Leg Room (in)
40.3 42.2
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Front Hip Room (in)
51.1 50.6
Second Leg Room (in)
33.9 31.2
Front Head Room (in)
38.9 39.1
Second Hip Room (in)
50.1 49.2
Front Shoulder Room (in)
51.9 52.7
Passenger Volume (ft³)
84.5 85.1
Second Head Room (in)
37.6 37.1
Exterior Dimensions
Height, Overall (in)
59.4 58.0
Track Width, Rear (in)
58.7 57.7
Wheelbase (in)
96.9 98.0
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
67.9 67.8
Track Width, Front (in)
58.5 57.7
Min Ground Clearance (in)
6.5 - TBD -
Length, Overall (in)
154.7 173.6
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
10.5 12.8
Brakes
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 - 7.9 x - TBD -
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
10.8 x - TBD - 10.2 x - TBD -
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Brake ABS System
4-wheel 4-Wheel
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
11.1 12.0
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
37.0 34.4
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Electric Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
2.56 - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
15.7 14.3
Tires
Spare Tire Size
T135/70R16 Compact
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P195/60R16 P185/65R15
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P195/60R16 P185/65R15
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
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
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
2625 2578
Wheels
Rear Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in)
16 x 6.0 15 x - TBD -
Front Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
16 x 6.0 15 x - TBD -
Spare Wheel Size (in)
16 x - TBD - Compact
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
5.3 4.8
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD - - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
- TBD - - TBD -
Engine
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
128 @ 6000 120 @ 6350
Engine Type
Gas I4 Gas I4
Fuel System
MPFI Electronic Fuel Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
125 @ 4400 112 @ 5000
Engine Order Code
NA 99J
Displacement
1.8L/110 1.6L/97
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
27 28
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
29 33
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
33 38
Transmission
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Front-wheel drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.82 0.76
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.25 3.61
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
1.90 2.04
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.94 4.07
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.97 0.95
Trans Description Cont.
Manual Manual
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.55 3.85
Clutch Size (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.31 1.28
Trans Type
5 5
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
- NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
- NA
Summary
Body Style
4 Door Wagon Sedan
Vehicle Name
Scion xD Ford Fiesta
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
NA w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front
L-Arm MacPherson strut MacPherson Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
NA NA
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
w/stabilizer bar w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
0.98 0.9
Suspension Type - Rear
Torsion Beam Twist Beam
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
6.5 5.7
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
7 7 (2011)
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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