Used 2005 Scion xA

2005 Scion xA
List price range
2005 Scion xA

Pros

  • Handles well for an economy car, lengthy standard equipment list, comfortable seats, easy to load cargo, better deal than Toyota's Echo.

Cons

  • The cool stuff costs extra, modest passing power with automatic transmission.
Scion xA years
2005

Used 2005 Scion xA for Sale

Scion xA 2005
127,047 miles
Used 2005
Scion xA
Base
List$3,995
Est.Loan: $82/mo
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Scion xA 2005 4dr Hatchback (1.5L 4cyl 4A)
66,169 miles
Used 2005
Scion xA
Base
List$6,704
Est.Loan: $137/mo
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Dealer Notes
2005 Scion xA in Black Cherry Pearl. FUEL EFFICIENT, LOCAL TRADE, LOW MILES, DRIVEN LESS THAN 5,000 MILES PER YEAR. BUY WITH CONFIDENCE: - Lowest Prices Every Day: Our market based WOW pricing utilizes competitive market pricing guides, no games. So it is easy to make an educated, hassle -free purchase from us. Many of our competitors add freight, reconditioning or certification fees to their price quotes. Your WOW price has no hidden charges. Just add tags, taxes and processing fee. - Complimentary CARFAX Vehicle History Report - 7 Day Exchange Policy: This policy simply states if you are not completely satisfied with your vehicle purchase, bring it back to us for a full credit towards your next vehicle, no questions asked! RECALL NOTICE: Some vehicles may be subject to manufacturer safety recalls that for various reasons may not be repaired prior to sale. You may also check for open recalls at www.safercar.gov
Scion xA 2005
117,515 miles
Used 2005
Scion xA
Base
List$3,550
Est.Loan: $73/mo
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Scion xA 2005 4dr Hatchback (1.5L 4cyl 5M)
78,000 miles
Used 2005
Scion xA
Base
ListNot Listed
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Scion xA 2005 4dr Hatchback (1.5L 4cyl 5M)
204,290 miles
Used 2005
Scion xA
Base
ListNot Listed
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Edmunds' Expert Review

Roomy and well equipped, the spunky Scion xA is one of the best buys for 2005 in the economy car segment.

2005 Highlights

The Scion xA carries over unchanged for 2005. Sales are now nationwide.

Consumer reviews

Read what other owners think about the 2005 Scion xA.

Overall Consumer Rating

Most helpful consumer reviews

My Work Car
slicklizard,01/22/2012
I'm a courier and this is the car provided to me by my boss. It's a nice car to work with, as it's nimble, quick and easy to park. It's got about 115K miles on it, mostly highway miles and the only thing that's been done to it is tires, brakes and a new alternator (the old one chewed up the belt). It has a nice stereo, cold a/c and hot heat and the seating position is up high (almost minivan-like). I normally put 300-500 miles on the car per day and, besides a tire blowout, it's never let me down. I'd buy this car.
Like its name, my grasshopper leaps over the competition
grasshoppermom,04/05/2014
He (yes, he's a he) scoots in and out of traffic, passing SUVs like they are standing still, leaps around clumps of snarled traffic by his quick ability to dart in and out of lanes. I named him grasshopper because the neat lines of the hatch remind me of a grasshopper's straight angled back legs. mileage could be a tad better. 25 in town, 33 highway. Packs full and I have helped folks move in this little car. The depth of hatch door opening makes it easy to toss everything into it, including the kitchen sink if need be. I work in real estate and remodelling such, and can fit an eight foot 2x4 and a 12x8 piece of carpet stuck out the window. A great lil' big car. 122,000 mi and counting...
Financial Life Saver
CrazyDogLadySTL,03/16/2016
(Update: I sold my Scion to a friend's son and it's still going strong. I miss it but it was time for a new Toyota. I bought a 2014 Prius C. I love it) I bought my Scion brand new with fewer than 5 miles on it. It was so cheap, I was able to pay it off on 2 years so I haven't had a car payment in over 10 years. Purchased in Oct 2004, it's 11.5 years old, and today was the first major repair I've ever needed. The cam shaft timing whatever thingy (I don't know much about cars) needs to be replaced. That's over $1000. They service department said that they are confident that after this repair I can get another 100,000 miles out of it before any additional major repairs are needed. It currently has about 120,000 miles on it. This has been a real life saver financially as I am single, own a home, and don't make a huge salary. I love this car and will drive it for as long as possible.
Fantastic Car
lvenee,07/24/2011
We bought 2005 Scion brand new when gas prices started going up. We wanted a disposable car if you will, something cheap, good on gas. What we got is a fantastic car, we have 115 thousand miles on it and have done nothing to the car but replace tires. It's fun to drive, zips in and out of traffic, can park anywhere even if there's not much room. My husband and I are both tall people and it has a lot more space inside than what you might think. I've driven this car a lot on small road trips (under 1000 miles) and just love it. I believe we will get over 200,000 on this vehicle and considering we paid a total of $14,000 including tax, title, license, I think we got a great deal.
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Features & Specs

MPG
27 city / 35 hwy
Seats 5
4-speed automatic
Gas
108 hp @ 6000 rpm
MPG
27 city / 34 hwy
Seats 5
5-speed manual
Gas
108 hp @ 6000 rpm
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Safety

NHTSA Overall Rating

The National Highway Transportation Safety Administration offers independent analysis.
  • Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
    OverallNot Rated
    Driver4 / 5
    Passenger4 / 5
  • Side Crash Rating
    OverallNot Rated
  • Side Barrier Rating
    OverallNot Rated
    Driver4 / 5
    Passenger4 / 5
  • Combined Side Barrier & Pole Ratings
    Front SeatNot Rated
    Back SeatNot Rated
  • Rollover
    Rollover4 / 5
    Dynamic Test ResultNo Tip
    Risk Of RolloverNot Rated

More about the 2005 Scion xA
Used 2005 Scion xA Overview

The Used 2005 Scion xA is offered in the following submodels: xA Hatchback. Available styles include 4dr Hatchback (1.5L 4cyl 4A), 4dr Hatchback (1.5L 4cyl 5M), 4dr Hatchback (1.5L 4cyl 5M), and 4dr Hatchback (1.5L 4cyl 4A).

What's a good price on a Used 2005 Scion xA?

Price comparisons for Used 2005 Scion xA trim styles:

  • The Used 2005 Scion xA Base is priced between $3,550 and$6,704 with odometer readings between 66169 and127047 miles.

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Should I lease or buy a 2005 Scion xA?

Is it better to lease or buy a car? Ask most people and they'll probably tell you that car buying is the way to go. And from a financial perspective, it's true, provided you're willing to make higher monthly payments, pay off the loan in full and keep the car for a few years. Leasing, on the other hand, can be a less expensive option on a month-to-month basis. It's also good if you're someone who likes to drive a new car every three years or so.

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