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The xB is a small, boxy hatchback can seat up to five with its cargo space. It competes cars like the Nissan and Kia Soul, and also some such as the Kia Sportage, Nissan Hyundai Tucson, and the Mazda

For more information on the current including pricing with see our full review of the 2014 xB .

The xB was the first in a new ‘genre’ of vehicles it launched in the U.S. nearly a ago; that original was only sold from through 2006, and the current in 2007 and now long in the tooth—grew a compact car. The new xB has never as beloved as the quirky original, it continues to sell for Toyota’s brand, Scion. The new car retains the characteristic boxy looks, and affordably priced to appeal to first-time car buyers and their parents.

The revised xB hasn’t the buzz and cool factor of the xB, nor have its sales reached the levels. Scion has continued to at least one xB “Release series” model every year 2004. These limited offer unique paint in colors and matching interior plus combinations of options and that set them apart garden-variety xBs.

Each Release series carries a badge showing its serial number.

That small, slab-sided 2004 xB subcompact “box” was really the car launched Scion, Toyota’s brand for the U.S. market The new brand targeted Generation Y (born between1980 and 1994) as a way to the gradual aging of Toyota’s buyers. To the company’s surprise, the xB the more conventional Scion xA hatchback by almost two to one, and it became the vehicle buyers when hearing “Scion.”

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The first generation xB sold 2004 to 2006 was based on the bB, a Japanese-market model using Echo/Yaris mechanicals that the did not expect to export to the States. It in only one body style, a plethora of options. But its quirky quickly garnered attention for and buyers loved its combination of space and small on-road

The 108-horsepower, 1.5-liter four-cylinder (offered with a five-speed or four-speed automatic transmission) was a road rocket, but that what the xB was all about. Instead, could customize the xB using not an extensive array of factory but an even longer list of accessories that meant no two xB were ever quite

Over time, the success of the Scion xB spawned a wave of imitators in different sizes, the Honda Element, Nissan and Kia Soul, though that first xB generation likely more directly with hatchbacks from Honda, Hyundai, and Nissan. Some suggest that one day the first-generation will be prized by collectors for quirkiness.

Today’s Scion xB is similar to the model introduced in though it was lightly revised for gained a size. Compared to its it was a foot longer and fully 600 heavier, and its 158-hp, 2.4-liter was larger and more powerful to the bigger, heavier car. The of optional equipment and dealer stayed as long as ever, but its fuel-economy ratings fell as

For 2012, the company had added a Pioneer audio system (a unit remains an option). It iPod / USB connectivity, an auxiliary-in and a subwoofer RCA output for adding amps, as well as Bluetooth and HD

For 2013, Scion gave the xB a exterior and interior retouch, a new glossy-black lower grille, and a few exterior changes. New bronze and accents, and a new seat fabric, the extent of the interior changes. The is to make the xB look a little a black rear diffuser and LED lighting.

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