Advertisement
Go
2014 Scion xD Photo
7.0
/ 10
On Safety
BASE INVOICE
$15,124
BASE MSRP
$15,920
On Safety
The 2014 Scion xD now has six airbags, but only the mandated safety equipment otherwise.
7.0 out of 10
Shopping for a new Scion xD?

GET A FREE PRICE QUOTE

SAFETY | 7 out of 10

Expert Quotes:

Scion xD: 'Good,' frontal offset; 'good,' side impact; 'good,' rear impact; Top Safety Pick
IIHS

Not yet tested
NHTSA




Among the smallest cars--minicars and subcompacts--the level of safety is rising quickly. The 2014 Scion xD is behind the curve these days, and it doesn't have a safety test score from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. In fact, the NHTSA hasn't rated the Scion xD at all since the agency updated its test criteria for the 2011 model year.

Ratings are available from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS), which gives the 2014 xD its highest rating of Good in all four categories: Moderate-Overlap Front Crash, Side Crash, Roof Strength, and Head Restraints and Seats. There's no rating for the new and tougher Small Overlap Front Crash, though, and likely won't be until the Scion xD is updated. Moreover, it's lost the Top Safety Pick rating it earned in previous years.

The xD hatchback comes with six airbags as standard, and the side airbags were enlarged last year for better protection. It also includes active front headrests, anti-lock brakes, and standard electronic stability control. But it offers none of the more advanced electronic safety systems that are quickly filtering down from large luxury vehicles to inexpensive smaller cars.

Conclusion

The 2014 Scion xD now has six airbags, but only the mandated safety equipment otherwise.

« Prev: Comfort and Quality Next: Features »

Would You Prefer a Free Dealer Price Quote?

With competitive price quotes from multiple dealers, you will be prepared when you meet your local car dealer. Please tell us how to contact you so that dealers can compete for your business!
There are no dealers in our network that are located near the ZIP code. Please change your ZIP code or see cars for sale near you.
Update ZIP Code
2. Tell us a little bit about yourself
We are committed to your privacy. By submitting this form you agree the phone number you provided may be used to contact you (including autodialed or pre-recorded calls). Consent is not a condition of purchase.
Advertisement
Advertisement
Other Choices Read More
7.6
/ 10
TCC Rating
8.0
/ 10
TCC Rating
7.2
/ 10
TCC Rating
7.4
/ 10
TCC Rating
New Car Price Quotes
Update ZIP
We are committed to your privacy. By submitting this form you agree the phone number you provided may be used to contact you (including autodialed or pre-recorded calls). Consent is not a condition of purchase.
Related Used Listings
Browse used listings in your area
Advertisement

How does the
TCC Rating work?
The TCC Rating is a clear numeric rating value based on a 10-point scale that reflects the overall opinion of our automotive experts on any vehicle and rolls up ratings we give each vehicle across sub-categories you care about like performance, safety, styling and more.

Our rating also has simple color-coded “Stop” (red), “Caution” (orange),
or “Go” (green) messages along with the numerical score so you can easily understand where we stand at a glance.

Our automotive experts then also collect and show you what other websites say about these different aspects of any vehicle. We do this leg work for you to simplify your research process.

Learn more about how we rate and review cars here.

 
© 2014 The Car Connection. All Rights Reserved. The Car Connection is published by High Gear Media. Stock photography by izmo, Inc. Send us feedback.
Advertisement