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Globe Rating

7.5 /10

“Stylish, no. But is the xB a useful rig? Absolutely. You will like this vehicle if: you want a flexible box that’s safe, reliable and affordable.”

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$18,360 - $19,380
Fuel economy
Fuel Economy:
8.5 L/100km

Globe Reviews

2012 Scion xB - Review

Built like a brick, this car puts function first

Globe Rating

7.5 /10

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2011 Scion xB - Review

Looks like a box. Does it drive like one?

Globe Rating

8.5 /10

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2012 Scion xB - Review

Scion xB: Is it hip to be square?

Available Trims

Below is a list of all trims available for this model. To see more details click on the trim name.

Trim MSRP Engine HP Fuel Type Fuel Economy
5MT $18,360 2.4L In-Line 4 158 Unleaded 8.5
4AT $19,380 2.4L In-Line 4 158 Unleaded 8.5

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