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2008 Toyota Matrix

2009 Scion xB

  2008 Toyota Matrix STD 2009 Scion xB
MSRP
$15,510
$15,750
Invoice $14,346 $14,962
MPG
City/Highway
25/33 22/28
Rating
6.2
/ 10
TCC Rating
7.6
/ 10
TCC Rating
Bottom Line The 2008 Toyota Matrix still has one of the best combinations of utility and fuel efficiency, though it lags in safety features. Read Full Review The 2009 Scion xB has polarizing looks, a no-haggle dealer experience, and a long safety features list. It provides good value for those on a budget. Read Full Review
Likes &
Dislikes

Likes:

  • Versatile layout
  • Easy to maneuver and park
  • Smooth ride

Dislikes:

  • Lacks enough pep for hills or full loads
  • Engine and road noise
  • Interior materials feel cheap
  • Safety features are expensive options

Likes:

  • Extensive standard safety features
  • Cargo utility and capacity
  • Automatic transmission with sequential shift
  • Backseat room

Dislikes:

  • Relatively low fuel economy
  • Impractical dashboard
  • Ergonomics from driver's seat
Crash Test Ratings
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