I live in the city and have a compact garage where only a very few cars could fit easily. With this in mind I bought the Scion xD. This little car has a "big car" feel to it, drives well, has the Toyota assured reliability. I say "Go for it!!"
I love the external appearance of my silver color automatic.
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