The 2012 Scion xD is a sub-compact five door hatchback powered by a 1.8-liter 4-cylinder engine that produces 128 hp and 125 lb-ft of torque. Transmission options consist of a standard 5-speed manual and optional 4-speed automatic transmission. Fuel mileage is an EPA estimated 27 mpg city and 33 mpg highway for an average of 29 mpg. Features include AC, 60/40 fold-flat rear seats, power outside mirrors with LED turn signal indicators, chrome-tipped exhaust, multi-reflector halogen headlamps, Pioneer audio system, USB port with iPod® connectivity, and a 4-piece body kit by FIVE:AD. Safety is comprised of vehicle stability control, traction control, advanced airbag system, electronic brake-force distribution, and tire pressure monitoring system. The xD is backed by a 3-year/36,000-mile warranty.Read more Read less
This year's Release Series model is version 4.0. It comes only in Blizzard Pearl paint, fitted with special 16-inch wheels and a production run of merely 800.
Fuel efficiency; maneuverability; customization options; low price
The Scion xD features a contemporary, aggressive appearance. The xD's small size makes it an easy car to park, but belies a surprisingly roomy interior. The xD comes with an extensive list of standard equipment, and a long list of dealer-installed accessories allows the buyer to personalize their xD for a little more money. MSRP for the base xD starts at $15,345 and mileage is estimated at 27 mpg city and 33 mpg highway.