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Scion xD 2010 Feels Soild
By HomeDesign on
2010 Scion xD 4dr Hatchback (1.8L 4cyl 4A)
We bought a Honda Fit the week before we bought this Scion xD. Both vehicles are excellent. What led us to get this Scion rather than another 2010 Fit was the Scion's feeling of solidity and extra features for just a little more money. Both cars handle well, even at 60+ mph. The Scion feels a little heavier, hence a little more solid. Both get great mileage. The Scion has an Alpine radio and 6 speakers, the Honda 4 speakers. The Scion's rear seats area little more complex, because they offer extended rear legroom, which is unusual in a subcompact. Enjoy the hatchback; kind of like a mini-SUV. Good interior room for such a compact vehicle. A little quieter than the Honda. Smooth ride.
Solid vehicle. Nice radio. power locks and windows. remote entry keyfob. power steering and brakes. Side curtain airbags. Crash ratings nearly as good as the Honda's. Great gas mileage. Fold flat rear seats and ability to adjust rear seats forward & backward and tilt. Nice styling.
There is good legroom, even for 6'-2" tall me. It is a shame that Toyota didn't include a telescoping steering wheel (like the Honda Fit) so that you could comfortably enjoy it. You have to move the seat more forward than you would like in order to have the steering wheel ergonomically located.