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2015 Scion xB
5-Door
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$12,118
43 listings nationwide
4 GREAT deals
6 GOOD deals

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2015 Scion iQ
Base
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$11,198
4 listings nationwide

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Expert Reviews Reviews from CarGurus experts.

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...

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.

2015 Scion xB
5-Door
70
writes:
Test drove the xB just to see if I would like a Scion. Instantly knew the car was my perfect fit. I’m short an...
20
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."
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."
2015 Scion iQ
Base
No User Reviews

Specs

2015 Scion xB
5-Door
2015 Scion iQ
Base
Powertrain Continuously Variable Transmission
Drivetrain
FWD
FWD
FWD
Fuel Economy, City
22 MPG
22 MPG
36 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
28 MPG
28 MPG
37 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 14 gal 8.5 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Gasoline
Gasoline
Power
158 hp @ 6,000 RPM
158 hp @ 6,000 RPM
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Torque
162 lb-ft @ 4,000 RPM
162 lb-ft @ 4,000 RPM
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Cylinders
4 cylinders
4 cylinders
4 cylinders
Compression Ratio
9.8:1
9.8:1
11.5:1
Displacement
2,400 cc
2,400 cc
1,300 cc
Bore x Stroke
3.48 in x 3.78 in
3.48 in x 3.78 in
2.85 in x 3.17 in
Safety
ABS Brakes Standard Standard
Driver Airbag Standard Standard
Passenger Airbag Standard Standard
Front Side Airbags Standard Standard
Curtain Airbags Standard Standard
NHTSA Crash Test Results
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 40.7 in 40.9 in
Back Legroom 38 in 28.6 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 11.6 cu ft 3.5 cu ft
Exterior
Length 168.1 in 120.1 in
Width 69.3 in 66.1 in
Height 63.4 in 59.1 in
Wheelbase 102.4 in 78.7 in

Available Options

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
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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