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2006 Scion xA
Base
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$13,360
90 listings nationwide

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2015 Scion iQ
Base
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$10,404
4 listings nationwide

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Expert Reviews Reviews from CarGurus experts.

2006 Scion xA
Base

Though targeted at the youth market, the 5-door 2006 Scion xA hatchback wagon is popular with all age groups, for its great value, low price, roomy inside, and long list of customizabl...

2015 Scion iQ
Base
Patricia Mayo Preview:

Given its diminutive size of only 120 inches long, you may not see the iQ coming, but for 2015 Scion adds a wider color palette for a bit of flash. Shiny metallic and luscious pearl hu...

User Reviews Reviews from CarGurus users who have driven or owned the car.

2006 Scion xA
Base
105
2006 Scion xA BaseReview:

For A Small Car With A 1.5l Engine It Does Pretty Well. It's Fun To Drive, Gets Great Mileage. — I've had the car for 4 years now and still love it. It gets 34mpg and can run 80mph all day if need...

Primary Use: Commuting to work

145
2006 Scion xA BaseReview:

Love It. — Performance: I would have to say that I enjoy the overall performance from my vehicle, it has great...

Primary Use: Commuting to work

95
2006 Scion xA BaseReview:

Wonderful Scion — This car get about 31mpg in the city and that is me not being easy on the throttle. Has some decent ...

2015 Scion iQ
Base
No User Reviews

Specs

2006 Scion xA
Base
2015 Scion iQ
Base
Powertrain Continuously Variable Transmission
Drivetrain
FWD
FWD
FWD
Fuel Economy, City
27 MPG
27 MPG
36 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
35 MPG
34 MPG
37 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 11 gal 8.5 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Gasoline
Gasoline
Power
103 hp @ 6,000 RPM
103 hp @ 6,000 RPM
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Torque
101 lb-ft @ 4,200 RPM
101 lb-ft @ 4,200 RPM
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Cylinders
4 cylinders
4 cylinders
4 cylinders
Compression Ratio
--
--
11.5:1
Displacement
1,500 cc
1,500 cc
1,300 cc
Bore x Stroke
--
--
2.85 in x 3.17 in
Safety
ABS Brakes Standard Standard
Driver Airbag Standard Standard
Passenger Airbag Standard Standard
Front Side Airbags Optional Standard
Curtain Airbags Optional Standard
NHTSA Crash Test Results
Front Driver 4 stars --
Front Passenger 4 stars --
Side Driver 4 stars --
Side Rear Passenger 4 stars --
Rollover (pre-2011) 4 stars --
Overall -- 4 stars
Front Crash Overall -- 4 stars
Front Crash Driver -- 4 stars
Front Crash Passenger -- 3 stars
Side Crash Overall -- 3 stars
Side Barrier Driver -- 4 stars
Side Barrier Passenger -- 3 stars
Side Pole Driver -- 5 stars
Comfort and Convenience
Air Conditioning Standard Standard
CD Player Standard Standard
Radio Standard Standard
Power Windows Standard Standard
Power Door Locks Standard Standard
Passenger Power Seats Standard Standard
Interior
Maximum Seating 5 seats 4 seats
Front Legroom 41.3 in 40.9 in
Back Legroom 37.6 in 28.6 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 11.7 cu ft 3.5 cu ft
Maximum Payload 965 lbs --
Exterior
Length 154.1 in 120.1 in
Width 66.7 in 66.1 in
Height 60.2 in 59.1 in
Wheelbase 93.3 in 78.7 in

Available Options

2006 Scion xA
Base
2015 Scion iQ
Base

Exterior Colors

  • Black Currant Metallic
  • Black Sand Pearl
  • Blizzard Pearl
  • Classic Silver Metallic
  • Hot Lava
  • Magnetic Gray Metallic
  • Pacific Blue Metallic
  • Special Color

Option Packages

  • Radio: Bespoke Premium Audio
  • Interior Light & Illuminated Door Sill Kit
  • Paint Protection Film: Hood & Door Package
  • Premium Audio W/Bespoke
  • Toyoguard Elite
  • Toyoguard Elite (XY8)
  • Toyoguard Plus
  • Toyoguard Select
  • Toyoguard Select (XY6)
  • Wheels: 16" 8-Spoke Alloy
  • Wheels: 16" Alloy

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