About This Vehicle
Distinctive shape; roomy interior; wide range of standard features; customization options.
The distinctive, boxy 2009 Scion xB is little changed from its major redesign last year. In fact, the only difference comes in a single exterior color change: Stingray Metallic replaces Nautical Blue Metallic.
The 2009 Scion xB is a good choice for urban dwellers who need a smaller vehicle for easy parking and maneuverability, yet also need decent fuel efficiency, more cargo space than the typical small car, and a back seat comfortable enough for adults. As with the other Scion models, the xB comes extremely well equipped--including electronic stability control and a number of safety features--and there...
The 2009 Scion xB maintains the status quo from last year's major redesign. Still standard is a 2.4L 4-cylinder engine with Variable Valve Timing with intelligence (VVT-i). The engine is also found in the Scion tC and Toyota's Camry, and it makes a sprightly 158 horsepower. It is paired with either a 5-speed manual or 4-speed automatic transmission. All xBs are front-wheel drive.The...