The 2017 Scion xB is a compact vehicle that is to be released shortly. It has proved to be very popular in North America where it has sold in large numbers. To make matters better the carmaker plans to install an engine with new specifications that will improve performance. In addition, the interiors and exteriors have been redesigned to make the vehicle even more appealing than before. In the coming year, the Scion xB will compete with other cars in the segment. After its release in 2014 the Scion xB is going to make a big comeback.
2017 Scion xB – Exterior and Interior Design
The Scion xB has been developed by Japanese carmaker Toyota and it will be sold in both the US and Canada. Outside of these regions the Scion xB is called the Toyota Corolla Rumion or the Toyota bB. After first being released in 2003, the Scion xB has enjoyed eleven consecutive years of satisfactory sales.
The Scion xB has a longer wheelbase and its front and back bumpers have been redesigned. The vehicle measures 168 inches in length and it is 69 inches in width as well as 63 inches high. The body looks very fresh and youthful and overall it looks sleeker than the earlier models. Features like chrome exhaust tips also help to make the vehicle look very attractive.
The 2017 Scion xB draws inspiration from the FF Layout and is basically a 5-door vehicle that has a very box-like shape. Over the years, the Scion xB has undergone a number of facelift and its exteriors have undergone a number of changes. The new model gets a new grille and the headlights along with the tail lights are new. The bumpers at the front and back have also undergone some changes. Other than these changes to the exteriors the Scion xB also benefits from changes within the cabin.
Inside the cabin, there is a new center console. The gauges are also different as too are the seats. For entertainment, the carmaker has installed some very high quality speakers and the infotainment system comes with a nice 6.1-inch touchscreen. The cabin is very stylish and offers plenty of luxury to occupants who will be made to feel very comfortable. Some of the features that make this an exciting vehicle include automatic climate control and powered door locks. There are also plenty of safety features available including a mechanism that controls the stability of the vehicle. ABS is also available.
2017 Scion xB – Engine Specs
Under the hood, the 2017 Scion xB gets a 2.4-liter engine that is good to produce approximately 158 horsepower and 162 pound feet of twisting force. This engine will be mated with a 5-speed manual transmission. However, you can also opt for a 4-speed automatic transmission, which transfers power straight to all four wheels. However, the Scion xB is mainly a front-wheel drive vehicle. The engine that powers up this vehicle is capable of accelerating the Scion xB from 0 to 60 mph in a mere 6 seconds.
2017 Scion xB – Release Date and Price
The 2017 Scion xB will probably be available in dealerships sometime at the end of this year or sometime in the beginning of next year. The 2017 Scion xB will have a base price of about 18, 000 dollars.