2005 Scion xB Top Comparisons

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    2005 Scion xBReview
    Brandon writes:
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    Fast Toaster. — For a tiny engine...it has some speed..enough to get me a $220 speeding ticket. AEM Performance cool air intake...Borla performance exhaust..18" Enkei 9 spoke rims wrapped in Falken racing tires. Carbon inside and out. Billet grill inserts. Remote start. Might lower it a little eventually...gives it a meaner look.

    Pros: nearly 30 mpg city...and fast for a 4 cylinder.

    Cons: No armrest/console.  Can buy an aftermarket one but it doesn't come stock.

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    2005 Scion xB 5-DoorReview
    Alexsander writes:
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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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    2005 Scion xB 5-DoorReview
    Robert writes:
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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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    2005 Scion xB 5-DoorReview
    Eugene writes:
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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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    2005 Scion xBReview
    David writes:
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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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    2005 Scion xBReview
    pixiebrush writes:
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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
    Mark writes:
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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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    2005 Scion xB 5-DoorReview
    Doctor writes:
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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 5-DoorReview
    Josh writes:
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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
    Cindy writes:
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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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