Now available with standard Bluetooth and optional TRD performance parts, the 2013 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, and USB port with iPod® connectivity. Safety is comprised of vehicle stability control (VSC), traction control (TRAC), advanced airbag system, electronic brake-force distribution (EBD), and tire pressure monitoring system (TPMS). The xD is backed by a 3-year/36,000-mile warranty.Read more Read less
The 2013 Scion xD gets a few changes, including minor aesthetic improvements and additional safety features. The xD now includes front driver and passenger seat cushion airbags and improved force limiters for the seat belts. Trim is improved around the dashboard, which now features white-faced gauges while the exterior of the car receives smoked color headlight housings and an available two-tone color combination. Pricing remains competitive with the cost of the vehicle only growing by $400 dollars for 2013.
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 that small outside belies a surprisingly roomy interior. The xD comes with an extensive list of standard equipment and a long list of dealer-installed optional accessories allows the buyer to personalize their xD for a little more money. MSRP for the base xD starts at $16,100 and mileage is estimated at 27 mpg city and 33 mpg highway.