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$14,292
BASE MSRP
$15,110
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The 2011 Scion xD offers ample standard equipment and affordable upgrade possibilities; but a few connected-age basics, like Bluetooth, are missing.
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The stereo sounded fantastic; I couldn't help but turn it up frequently.
Cars.com

The stereo upgrade does not improve the speakers, which lack clarity.
Car and Driver

save yourself some embarrassment by forgoing the $480 TRD sport muffler
New York Times

it's not quite like a trip to the Pimp My Ride garage, but it's as much as you can hope for at a dealership
Edmunds

The Bluetooth phone system offers little help and no features.
CNET

The 2011 Scion xD sports a vast array of standard equipment, including quite a few features that aren't usually included in this class. A first-aid kit is one of them; other standard features included in all xD models are power windows, mirrors, and locks; cruise control; a rear wiper; and a trip computer. The steering wheel tilts but doesn't telescope. All xD models also include a 160-watt, six-speaker Pioneer AM/FM/CD model that's MP3- and satellite-compatible and has an aux port.

The optional Alpine Premium Sound System adds HD radio and a 4.3-inch touch-panel display, and it provides for up to three amplifiers: front, rear, and subwoofer. But as with any Scion product, that's just a starting point. Buyers can order from more than 40 dealer-installed upgrades and accessories, as well as hundreds of aftermarket parts. Many dealer add-ons for the 2011 Scion xD are cosmetic enhancements, but they also offer a wide range of TRD performance accessories—including items like quick-shifter kits, larger brakes, shorter springs, or a performance exhaust system.

Oddly, considering the xD's extensive features list, it doesn't include a Bluetooth hands-free interface, and there's no factory Bluetooth option; it's only available as an add-on.

Conclusion

The 2011 Scion xD offers ample standard equipment and affordable upgrade possibilities; but a few connected-age basics, like Bluetooth, are missing.

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