2005 Scion xB Top Comparisons

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    2005 Scion xB 5-DoorReview
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    05 Box Aka Pc Medic Mobile — I bought this for business use and it has been very good for that. Tons of space, unique design that looks great with vinyl wrap, sporty with the 5 speed, great gas mileage considering how aerodynamically challenged it is. Defiantely has been a vehicle I am proud to own.

    Pros: Tons and I mean tons of room.  Sporty with the 5 - Speed.

    Cons: Could use more power

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    2005 Scion xB 5-DoorReview
    adamilm writes:
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    The Most Reliable Car I've Ever Owned, And An Amazing Deal. — Probably the best car I've ever owned. Between the interior space, which makes the car feel huge, and its compact exterior makes it super easy to drive and park, it really is different then anything I've ever driven. I've never had an issue with this car! It's only ever needed gas and fluids. It has a good ride feel, comfortable seats, and is great for trips especially with the XM radio which is just awesome (especially since it's free!). This car may have been geared towards kids in their late teens, but it really works well for families with all of the interior space, and fuel economy it should not be overlooked. Really an excellent car!

    Primary Use: Commuting to work

    Pros: Amazing amount of space, great gas millage, fantastic visibility, easy and fun car to drive... Unlimited free XM radio!

    Cons: Could use a little more power for uphills if it has a lot of cargo

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    2005 Scion xB 5-DoorReview
    Heather writes:
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    Toaster On Wheels — Custom wheels and black/blue leather TRD racing seats. Would like to see it with a big more power, may look into adding it to it. Love the car, love driving it and riding. Smooth running, and great for long trips. Recently got a 7 inch double-in headunit that works as my radio, mp3, vcd, mp4, usb/sd port, tv, dvd player

    Primary Use: Commuting to work

    Pros: its capacity

    Cons: needs a little more umph

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    2005 Scion xB 5-DoorReview
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    Love It — its small on the outside but big on the inside . looks good to me . spacious. i like mine vip . i love it gets good milage. and fun and comfortable. . has some pep to it i have a standard. very easy to drive and the seats fold down for more fun hahaha

    Primary Use: Commuting to work

    Pros: comfortable

    Cons: not fast

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    2005 Scion xB 5-DoorReview
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    Smart Daily Driver — excellent commuter car. performance slightly lacking. manual transmission slick and sharp shifts. over 30 mpg city and highway. low price and cost of ownership. unbleieveable use of space. small exterior dimensions yet huge on the inside. won car and driver comparo with other boxy cars. gets compliments everywhere. impeccable reliability

    Primary Use: Commuting to work

    Pros: fuel economy, price

    Cons: performance

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    Ugly But Cute! — Some say its ugly, but it drives pretty good and has a ton of room inside. Gets great gas mileage too! Other then some odd issues which I believe are because Toyota cut costs to make this cheaper, its been a great car.

    Primary Use: Commuting to work

    Pros: Handling, confort and gas mileage

    Cons: Minor issues

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    2005 Scion xB 5-DoorReview
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    Wonderfull — the preformance derived from the 1.2 is lacking but over all it is made up for by the handling and the safety. the build quality is wonderfull imo nothing flimsey and nothing that seems out of place. the apperiance although known for its boxy exterior is also know to be a show car, and for the interior it is very modern and sleek with much leg room for all passengers. the car for the most part is fairly inexpencive, being around 12,000 usd. the car is alot of fun to drive and very simple to drive, most of all very comfortable.

    Primary Use: Commuting to work

    Pros: looks and handling

    Cons: small engine

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    2005 Scion xB 5-DoorReview
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    Best Ride So Far. — Can't beat a Toyota! And there's next to nothing out there with as much versatility for modification. Anything and everything can be done to these things! Reliability and build quality are top-notch, everything you would expect from a Toyota product.

    Primary Use: Commuting to work

    Pros: Slow, but fun to drive.

    Cons: If you like circles...or triangles...

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    I Haven't Broken It Yet — I bought this box with a lot of aftermarket options, suspension, exhaust, intake, stereo, lights, 18" enki's and a huge panoramic sunroof. I couldn't imagine own one without any of this. it would probably be very boring, but very efficient. 34 mpg

    Primary Use: Commuting to work

    Pros: gas mileage and customability

    Cons: gutless

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    2005 Scion xB 5-DoorReview
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    Awsome — car was amazing, quality was superb. very fun to drive and performed rather well considering it only has 100 hp. gas mileage was great. not too many costs. more of a teen car though. deffinately a good car that is worthwhile.

    Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)

    Pros: fun, exciting, cheap

    Cons: low horsepower.

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    Reviews From Other Years

    2015 Scion xB Reviews

    Review By GuruXBN67

    The Camry engine/Toyota built in Japan in this workhorse makes this a very reliable car that for the money is one heck of a deal. More room inside than you would think. Back seats that fold down givin... Read More

    Review By Bob

    Very reliable. The revised model has the Camry engine. Good stereo. Practical. Read More

    2014 Scion xB Reviews

    Review By Guru9T37TB

    This is the 4th Scion xB we have purchased for our company. Too bad the model is no longer available. Read More

    Review By Debra

    0nly thing missing from this car is... .. ME Hopefully I can get a Scion Xb in the near future. Read More

    2013 Scion xB Reviews

    Review By hutchisme

    Scion xb is a very dependable car. We had ours for 11 years and it still runs great! Read More

    2012 Scion xB Reviews

    Review By Guru9BHJJR

    No key fob. One key only. Tires are new. Car and Driver floor mats! Love that! The AC is colder at the 3rd setting. Gonna get that check. Overall, any used car buy is a crapshoot. But I’m familiar wit... Read More

    Love It! By qrystel

    Really there is not much that i don't like about this car. The interior is a little soft, so it has a few scratches. The color is great. I handles so well, its higher off the ground, but handles great... Read More

    2011 Scion xB Reviews

    Review By Ruslan

    I like that car and I think its good price on this days. Read More

    Nice Sporty Vehicle With Many Options Including An Alpine Sound System By rsimps

    this is a really nice car with only 42,xxx miles on it. has many options including Alpine sound system with subwoofer and sunroof. only 2000 of these were made. good gas mileage at 28 - 30 mpg. be... Read More

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