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2006 Scion xA
Base
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$5,168
50 listings nationwide
3 GREAT deals
8 GOOD deals

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2015 Scion xB
5-Door
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$13,640
12 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 xB
5-Door
Eric Tallberg Preview:

With the demise of Nissan’s once-iconic Cube and Honda’s well-wrought Element, the 2015 Scion xB remains one of a pair of box-shaped compact wagons remaining, with Kia’s popular Soul b...

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

2006 Scion xA
Base
125
Kessog 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

155
Sean 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

125
Chris 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 xB
5-Door
30
GuruVD3QK writes:
Drove the car and bought the car. I like it.
Cargo Capacity Ranked 2011 Chevrolet HHR worse.
"more square build."
Family Car Ranked 2011 Chevrolet HHR worse.
"More space, better value."
50
GuruXBN67 writes:
This is listed wrong. The Special Edition Parkland 686 came in only the Coco Bean color with custom 686 accent...
Handling Ranked 2012 Scion xB 5-Door worse.
"Not a 686 Parkland."
Family Car Ranked 2012 Scion xB 5-Door worse.
"Not a 686 Parkland."

Specs

2006 Scion xA
Base
2015 Scion xB
5-Door
Powertrain
Drivetrain
FWD
FWD
FWD
FWD
Fuel Economy, City
27 MPG
27 MPG
22 MPG
22 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
35 MPG
34 MPG
28 MPG
28 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 11 gal 14 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Gasoline
Gasoline
Gasoline
Power
103 hp @ 6,000 RPM
103 hp @ 6,000 RPM
158 hp @ 6,000 RPM
158 hp @ 6,000 RPM
Torque
101 lb-ft @ 4,200 RPM
101 lb-ft @ 4,200 RPM
162 lb-ft @ 4,000 RPM
162 lb-ft @ 4,000 RPM
Cylinders
4 cylinders
4 cylinders
4 cylinders
4 cylinders
Compression Ratio
--
--
9.8:1
9.8:1
Displacement
1,500 cc
1,500 cc
2,400 cc
2,400 cc
Bore x Stroke
--
--
3.48 in x 3.78 in
3.48 in x 3.78 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 --
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 5 seats
Front Legroom 41.3 in 40.7 in
Back Legroom 37.6 in 38 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 11.7 cu ft 11.6 cu ft
Maximum Payload 965 lbs --
Exterior
Length 154.1 in 168.1 in
Width 66.7 in 69.3 in
Height 60.2 in 63.4 in
Wheelbase 93.3 in 102.4 in

Available Options

2006 Scion xA
Base
2015 Scion xB
5-Door

Exterior Colors

  • Absolutely Red
  • Army Rock Metallic
  • Black Sand Pearl
  • Classic Silver Metallic
  • Nautical Blue Metallic
  • Sizzling Crimson Mica
  • Super White

Option Packages

  • Radio: Bespoke Premium Audio
  • TRD Brake Upgrade
  • Wheels: 16" Alloy Upgrade
  • Wheels: 17" Alloy
  • Wheels: TRD 19" Black Alloy
  • Wheels: TRD 19" Gray Alloy

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