Compare 2012 Hyundai Tucson vs 2012 Scion xB

2012 Hyundai Tucson
2012 Scion xB
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AWD 4-Door Automatic GLS
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Tucson AWD 4-Door Automatic GLS 20 27 $23,012 $23,945
Tucson AWD 4-Door Automatic GLS PZEV 20 27 $23,012 $23,945
Tucson AWD 4-Door Automatic Limited 20 27 $25,170 $26,495
Tucson AWD 4-Door Automatic Limited PZEV 20 27 $25,170 $26,495
Tucson FWD 4-Door Automatic GL 22 29 $19,402 $20,145
Tucson FWD 4-Door Automatic GLS 21 30 $21,445 $22,295
Tucson FWD 4-Door Automatic GLS PZEV 21 30 $21,445 $22,295
Tucson FWD 4-Door Automatic Limited 21 30 $23,760 $24,995
Tucson FWD 4-Door Automatic Limited PZEV 21 30 $23,760 $24,995
Tucson FWD 4-Door Manual GL 20 26 $18,452 $19,145
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5-Door Wgn Automatic
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
xB 5-Door Wgn Automatic 22 28 $16,387 $17,250
xB 5-Door Wgn Automatic Release Series 9.0 22 28 $18,107 $19,060
xB 5-Door Wgn Manual 22 28 $15,485 $16,300
xB 5-Door Wgn Manual Release Series 9.0 22 28 $17,205 $18,110

Pricing

Invoice Price

$23,012
$16,387

Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price

$23,945
$17,250

Monthly Payment Estimate

$399 / month
$288 / month

The Car Connection's Take

TCC Rating

8.0
7.8

TCC’s Bottom Line

One of the most improved crossovers, the 2012 Hyundai Tucson has size and value in its corner. Trendy or odd, the Scion xB jams plenty of space and versatility into its compact footprint.

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Fuel Economy

City

20 mpg 22 mpg

Highway

27 mpg 28 mpg

Vehicle

EPA Classification

AWD Sport Utility Small Station Wagon

Interior Dimensions

Second Hip Room (in)

53.4 46.7

Front Shoulder Room (in)

57.1 55.8

Passenger Volume (ft³)

101.9 110.9

Second Head Room (in)

39.1 41.2

Second Shoulder Room (in)

55.1 54.7

Front Leg Room (in)

42.1 40.7

Passenger Capacity

5 5

Front Hip Room (in)

55.5 52.7

Second Leg Room (in)

38.7 38.0

Front Head Room (in)

39.4 40.0

Exterior Dimensions

Track Width, Front (in)

- TBD - 60.0

Min Ground Clearance (in)

6.7 5.1

Length, Overall (in)

173.2 167.3

Rear Door Opening Width (in)

- TBD - - TBD -

Height, Overall (in)

66.3 63.4

Liftover Height (in)

- TBD - - TBD -

Track Width, Rear (in)

- TBD - 59.8

Wheelbase (in)

103.9 102.4

Rear Door Opening Height (in)

- TBD - - TBD -

Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)

71.7 69.3

Cargo Area Dimensions

Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)

55.8 11.6

Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in)

- TBD - - TBD -

Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)

NA NA

Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in)

- TBD - - TBD -

Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in)

- TBD - - TBD -

Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)

25.7 69.9

Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in)

- TBD - - TBD -

Cargo Box (Area) Height (in)

- TBD - - TBD -

Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in)

- TBD - - TBD -

Brakes

Drum - Rear (Yes or )

NA NA

Brake ABS System

4-wheel 4-wheel

Disc - Rear (Yes or )

Yes Yes

Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)

11.18 x 0.39 11.0 x - TBD -

Brake Type

Pwr Power

Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)

NA NA

Disc - Front (Yes or )

Yes Yes

Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)

11.81 x 1.10 10.8 x - TBD -

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)

14.5 14.0

Steering

Steering Ratio (:1), Overall

15.9 16.0

Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)

34.7 34.8

Steering Type

Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion

Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)

3.0 2.9

Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)

- TBD - - TBD -

Tires

Rear Tire Order Code

NA NA

Front Tire Size

P225/55R18 P205/55R16

Spare Tire Size

Compact Compact

Front Tire Order Code

NA NA

Spare Tire Order Code

NA NA

Rear Tire Size

P225/55R18 P205/55R16

Trailering

Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)

200 - TBD -

Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)

NA - TBD -

Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)

2000 - TBD -

Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)

NA - TBD -

Weight Information

Base Curb Weight (lbs)

3382 3084

Wheels

Front Wheel Size (in)

18 x 6.5 16 x 6.5

Spare Wheel Size (in)

Compact Compact

Rear Wheel Material

Aluminum Steel

Rear Wheel Size (in)

18 x 6.5 16 x 6.5

Front Wheel Material

Aluminum Steel

Spare Wheel Material

Steel Steel

Cooling System

Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)

8.2 6.2

Electrical

Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)

- TBD - - TBD -

Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)

110 - TBD -

Engine

SAE Net Torque @ RPM

168 @ 4000 162 @ 4000

Engine Order Code

NA NA

Displacement

2.4L/144 2.4L/144

SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM

176 @ 6000 158 @ 6000

Engine Type

Gas I4 Gas I4

Fuel System

MPI SFI

Mileage

EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)

27 (Est) 28

EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)

20 (Est) 22

Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)

23 (Est) 24

Transmission

Clutch Size (in)

NA NA

Third Gear Ratio (:1)

1.80 1.41

Trans Type

6 4

Drivetrain

All Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive

Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)

1.00 NA

Trans Description Cont. Again

NA NA

Reverse Ratio (:1)

3.39 3.15

Second Gear Ratio (:1)

2.64 2.20

Trans Order Code

NA NA

Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)

3.20 2.74

Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)

1.39 1.02

Trans Description Cont.

Automatic w/Manual Shift Automatic

Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)

0.77 NA

First Gear Ratio (:1)

4.21 3.94

Summary

Vehicle Name

Hyundai Tucson Scion xB

Body Style

4 Door Sport Utility 4 Door Wagon

Suspension

Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)

- TBD - - TBD -

Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)

0.98 1.04

Suspension Type - Rear

Independent Torsion Beam

Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)

Multi-Link NA

Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)

- TBD - - TBD -

Suspension Type - Front

Independent MacPherson Strut

Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)

0.71 NA

Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)

MacPherson Strut NA

Emissions

EPA Greenhouse Gas Score

7 5 (2011)

Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year

- TBD - 7.8

Crash Test Ratings

Overall Rating

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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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