2005 Scion xB User Reviews

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Users ranked 2005 Scion xB against other cars which they drove/owned. Each ranking was based on 9 categories. Here is the summary of top rankings.

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    Displaying 21 - 30 of 42 2005 Scion xB reviews.

    2005 Scion xB 5-DoorReview
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    Very Good, Although I Would Probably Buy A Matrix Instead. — It was very good overall but not very good if you live in a hilly area. Lack of cruise control made it tiring on long trips, and because it was so boxy the wind would make it move around. Great if you live in the city.

    Primary Use: Commuting to work

    Pros: Good on gas, easy to park, very reliable

    Cons: Not good on hills or long trips

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    Very Satisfied — I like my car because its reliable, good on gas, and cheap to maintain... something i could never say about the Pontiac i owned. This car lives up to its Toyota name. Its lack of power makes it fun to drive too... drive it hard and not break any laws. :)

    Primary Use: Commuting to work

    Pros: Space and Attention

    Cons: Lack of Power

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    I'd Buy Another — performance-good for an everyday driver build quality-solid with very little squeaks and rattles appearance-decent for a basic car cost of ownership-gets good gas mileage,very little needed done other then basic maintaince fun factor-love it.I'd buy another one in a heartbeat

    Primary Use: Commuting to work

    Pros: fun to drive

    Cons: none

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    Fun Car To Drive — This is a fun car to drive. Don't be misled that it is a performance vehicle because it isn't. There is enough cargo space for daily things but not like an SUV. It is deceptively roomy inside and can handle four full size adults with ease. Its not very powerful but its size doesn't need it, besides it gets great fuel mileage.

    Primary Use: Commuting to work

    Pros: Its a fun car to drive. Everyone that borrows it comes back with a smile on their face.

    Cons: Not very powerful but that doesn't really mater

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    Great Car For The Money. Save On Gasoline And Bring All Your Friends With You. — Love this car! You can zip all over town and not feel guilty. Great gas milage. Fit all your friends or whatever your hauling easily. Cute all around appearance. Make sure to get the manual transmission (for the extra zippiness) and upgrade all the performance to get more bang for your buck.

    Primary Use: Family transportation

    Pros: cute, fun, spacious for a little car, cheap

    Cons: noisy & bumpy on the highway, tight suspension can be painful on long trips

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    2005 Scion xB 5-DoorReview
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    The Biggest Small Car Around — great car . . . tons of room on the inside. this is THE ONLY small car that I would ever own. Maintenance costs have been ridiculously low . .. 120K miles passed until we did the brakes for the first time. the two things that would make this car perfect are 1) cruise control and 2) one more gear on the top end so it wouldn't be revving so high cruising at 80 . . .

    Pros: comfort, utility, ugly enough to be cool

    Cons: nothing bad to say . . .

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    Xb Is God's Whip — it has surprising pick up for 108 hp. the engine is a little noisy. it has the smooth shifting that Toyotas are famous for. tons of room inside yet small enough to park anywhere. it hardly burns any gas and is fun to drive.

    Pros: driving, fuel economy, space

    Cons: cabin noise

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    2005 Scion Xb: Strive 2b Different — I love my box. Performance - good acceleration, sensative braking, handles like a dream, very responsive to driver input. Build Quality - Just don't crash. Not very strong or safe in an accident. Appearance - Boxy, but thats why you got it right? Cost of Ownership - Maintenance is pretty cheap on this car. Gas mileage is great compared to some other cars on the market. Usually you won't have to fill up more than once or twice a week depending on the price of gas. Fun Factor - Extremely fun to drive. Definitely fun in the canyons. I would recommend this car to a friend because it gets great gas mileage, it's really fun to drive, and it's quick. Scion xB: Strive 2B Different

    Pros: Quick, Fun, Good Gas Mileage

    Cons: Weak Structurally

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    2005 Scion xB 5-DoorReview
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    Scion Xb - The Super Little Box — Great car ever, I love this car because: 1- this car looks great 2- this car use less gas 30mpg city/ 36 mpg freeway 3- this car is huge inside, and small outside 4- this car had a tall ceiling, which gives great space for big things. 5- this car had nice sound system (pioneer) This car is totally fun to drive with its funky style and it is very useful in moving stuff. I will recommend this car for all my friends.

    Pros: small outside, big inside, funky style.

    Cons: none

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    More Bang For Your Buck! — Gets the best gas mileage ever! Roomy yet compact. Manual tranny with 5 speeds has enough get up and go to blow by 'performance' vehicles when necessary

    Pros: It's cute and small like me!

    Cons: I only own one of them!

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    Reviews From Other Years

    2012 Scion xB Reviews

    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

    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

    Nice All Around Car And The Reliability Is Great By reblhunter

    the light in the back dosnt come one when you open the back hatch. the headlights could be a little brighter. being that the front of the car is flat it gets some stone chips . other than that its ... Read More

    2010 Scion xB Reviews

    It's A Little On The Outside And Big On The Inside Fun Kinda Car! By evilwillieg

    My wife and I have rode comfortably in this car with 3 kids and one in a car seat. The inside of this car is huge. There's no need to worry about setting the seat back to far that it might interfere w... Read More

    Fun Commuter Car By George

    Fun car to drive to and from work. Maintenance has only been oil changes and recently new tires. Other than that there have been no issues at all with this vehicle. Gets great gas mileage on the highw... Read More

    2009 Scion xB Reviews

    Cool Car For Gettin Around In. By MPWallace

    I primarily use this car to get to and from work. I am a musician. The Scion xB has more room than most SAVs and is great on gas. The only downside to the car is that if running Low Pro tires, it can ... Read More

    Great Car For The Money And It's Made By Toyota. By jxprice

    Great car! Does well all the way around. Wallet friendly on everything from oil changes to tires to gas. Good pick up for a four banger and handles nicely on the road. There's a lot more room insi... Read More

    2008 Scion xB Reviews

    Just Good Ole Fun For Kicking Around Town By Vinman

    Love the easy maintenance, good gas milleage and fun to drive. Handles great and has a lot of get up and go. Great car for a first time driver because of all of the above features. With the low maint.... Read More

    I Love It! By susan_m

    I dislike that it doesn't have four or all wheel drive option. Other than that, this is the most reliable and comfortable car I could imagine. I recommend this vehicle for anyone, including families... Read More

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