A five-passenger subcompact hatchback, the 2010 Scion xD is offered in one FWD trim with a choice between transmissions. The five-speed manual and the four-speed automatic transmissions pair with a 1.8L four-cylinder engine that produces 128 hp. The xD is able to hit 33 mpg on the highway and 27 mpg around town. The list of standard features is long and exciting for a car at this price point, including such items as Pioneer audio system with iPod connectivity, keyless entry, and cruise control.Read more Read less
Following its introduction in 2008, the Scion xD enters 2010 with no significant changes. Electronic vehicle stability control is now standard, and new exterior colors include Black Currant, Barcelona Red Metallic and Nautical Blue Metallic.
Fuel efficiency; maneuverability; customization options; a wide array of features for a low price
The 2010 Scion xD, which replaced the xA in 2008 as Scion's entry-level hatchback, features a contemporary, aggressive appearance. Its small size makes it easy to park car with excellent fuel economy and roomy interior. The 2010 Scion xD still features flared wheel wells with 16-inch wheels and tires. Inside, the speedometer and tachometer are located within the same cleverly laid-out gauge, which resembles a sophisticated watch face. The 2010 xD has an extensive list of standard equipment, to include premium audio, and offers a wide array of optional Scion-specific accessories that provide the opportunity to personalize the xD for just a little more money. MSRP starts at $14,800. Mileage is estimated at 27 mpg city / 33 mpg highway.