2012 Scion xD Reviews, Ratings & Specs

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Color:  Magnetic Gray Metallic
Kelley Blue Book Value®
$7,298 - $9,671
Used Fair Purchase Price Range
Crash Test
Source: NHTSA.gov
MPG (up to)
27 City / 33 HWY
Horsepower
128
Seats
5

How 2012 Scion xD Ranks In Its Class

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#17
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#13
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Expert Review

By Kelley Blue Book Editorial Staff

2.9 Overall Score
Performance 3.0Interior 2.5Comfort 3.0Value 3.2

Editor's Overview

Smaller and less powerful than its xB big brother, the Scion xD is also more affordable and fuel-efficient. Scion is a youth-oriented brand, but the xD is now one of the older entries in a category that includes cars like the Ford Fiesta, Chevy Sonic and Honda Fit.

Scion xD Models & Trims

chevronDown icon Base $7,664 - $9,671
Horsepower: 128 hp
Engine Type: Gas I4
Standard Seating: N/A
Standard Wheels: 16 x 6.0, 18 (in.) - Aluminum, Steel
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chevronDown icon Release Series 4.0 $7,298 - $9,209
Horsepower: 128 hp
Engine Type: Gas I4
Standard Seating: N/A
Standard Wheels: 16 x 6.0 (in.) - Steel
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Owner Reviews

4.31
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The small car but seems spacious.

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It is extremely good on gas. It looks like a small car but it actually feels a lot more spacious than it looks. It also doesn't feel like you are super close to the ground either. And you don't feel like you have to crawl out of it like a lot of cars do. The only thing is if you have kids it's not very big in the back seat for car seats.

Kate S
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THE BUILD QUALITY IS VERY GOOD I've never had to repair it in 5 years.

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I love that my car is small and fits in small places. The bluetooth talk and audio/stereo is great feature. I dislike the gas efficiency around 31 mpg because the vehicle is so small i feel i should get closer to 40 like 38 mpg or higher. Sometimes it accelerates slow.

James T
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That we can go two weeks between filling our gas tank up.

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This is the best car I have ever had. It handles very well, has great acceleration. It gets great mileage too. It has some neat accessories also. Like a port to charge my cell phone. It also has a great radio set up. I just love everything about this wonderful car.

Karen B
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Overview

Kelley Blue Book Value

Kelley Blue Book Value
$7,664 - $9,671
$7,298 - $9,209

Horsepower

Horsepower
128 (hp)
128 (hp)

Bluetooth

Bluetooth
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Standard
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Standard

BackUp Camera

Engine Type

Engine Type
1.8L DOHC MPFI 16
1.8L DOHC MPFI 16
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Convenience & Comfort

Sun Roof

Alarm

Alarm
Optional
Optional
Optional
Optional

BackUp Camera

HeadsUp Display

Keyless Entry

Keyless Entry
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Standard
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Standard

Universal Garage Door Opener

Rain Sensing Wipers

Heated Mirrors

Heated Steering Wheel

Power Mirrors

Power Mirrors
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Standard
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Standard

Steering Wheel Controls

Steering Wheel Controls
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Standard
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Cruise Control

Cruise Control
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Standard
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Standard

Power Windows

Power Windows
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Standard
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Standard

Rear Defrost

Rear Defrost
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Standard
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Privacy Glass

Premium Sound System

Premium Sound System
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Standard
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Driver Restriction Features

Automatic Parking

Power Steering

Power Steering
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Dimensions

Front Leg Room

Front Leg Room
40.3 (in.)
40.3 (in.)

Front Head Room

Front Head Room
38.9 (in.)
38.9 (in.)

Rear Leg Room

Rear Leg Room
33.9 (in.)
33.9 (in.)

Second Head Room

Second Head Room
37.6 (in.)
37.6 (in.)

Trunk Volume

Trunk Volume
10.5 (cu. ft.)
10.5 (cu. ft.)

Cargo Volume

Entertainment

Bluetooth

Bluetooth
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MP3 Player

MP3 Player
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Standard

Entertainment System

Satellite Radio

Satellite Radio
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Optional
Optional
Optional

WiFi Hotspot

Smart Device Integration

AUX Input

AUX Input
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Standard
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CD Player

CD Player
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Standard
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Standard

Heating & Cooling

Climate Control

AC

Dual Zone

Navigation & Communication

Navigation System

Navigation System
Optional
Optional
Optional
Optional

Cell PhoneHookup

Seats

Standard Seat

Standard Seat
Cloth
Cloth

Passengers

Passengers
5
5

Power Driver Seat

Power Passenger Seat

Heated Front Seats

Heated Rear Seats

Cooled Front Seats

Cooled Rear Seats

Seat Memory

3rd Row Seating

Pass Through Rear Seat

Pass Through Rear Seat
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Seat Massage

Driver Lumbar

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Accessories

Standard Seat

Standard Seat
Steel
Aluminum

Power Liftgate

Hands Free Liftgate

Power Folding Mirror

Bed Liner

Rear Spoiler

Rear Spoiler
Optional
Optional
Optional
Optional

Running Boards

Dimensions

Tire Width

Tire Width
- TBD -
P195/60R16

Wheelbase

Wheelbase
96.9 (in.)
96.9 (in.)

Turning Radius

Turning Radius
37 (ft.)
37 (ft.)

Length

Length
154.7 (in.)
154.7 (in.)

Width

Width
67.9 (in.)
67.9 (in.)
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Engine & Performance

Weight

Weight
2665 (.lbs)
2625 - 2665 (.lbs)

Horsepower

Horsepower
128 (hp)
128 (hp)

Torque

Torque
125 (ft. lbs.)
125 (ft. lbs.)

Maximum Towing Capacity

Maximum Towing Weight

Trailer Hitch Receiver

Gas Electric Hybrid

FlexFuel Electric Hybrid

PlugIn Electric Gas

PlugIn Electric FlexFuel

Turbocharged

4wheel Disc Brakes

Limited Slip Differential

Performance Tires

Engine Cylinders

Engine Cylinders
4 Cylinder
4 Cylinder

Drivetrain

Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive
Front Wheel Drive

Fuel

Fuel Capacity

Fuel Capacity
11.1 (gal.)
11.1 (gal.)

Combined

Combined
30 (mpg)
30 (mpg)

City

City
27 (mpg)
27 (mpg)

Highway

Highway
33 (mpg)
33 (mpg)

Suspension

Active Suspension

Air Suspension

Stance Suspension

Transmission

Manual Mode

Overdrive

CTV Transmission

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Features

Spare Tire

Spare Tire
Temporary Spare Tire
Temporary Spare Tire

Tow Hooks

ABS Brakes

ABS Brakes
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Standard
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Standard

Automatic Headlights

Tire Pressure Monitor System

Tire Pressure Monitor System
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Standard
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Child Safety Locks

Child Safety Locks
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Standard
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Stability Control

Stability Control
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Traction Control

Traction Control
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HID Headlights

Auto Leveling Headlinghts

Rear Parking Sensors

Adaptive Cruise Control

Night Vision

Assistance

Automated Emergency Braking

Automated Emergency Braking
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Standard
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Blind Spot Monitor

Lane Keeping Assist

Lane Departure Warning

Cross Traffic Alert

Air Bags

Driver Airbag

Driver Airbag
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Standard
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Passenger Airbag

Passenger Airbag
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Passenger Airbag OnOff Switch

Front Side Airbag

Front Side Airbag
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Standard
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Rear Side Airbag

Front Head Airbag

Front Head Airbag
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Standard
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Rear Head Airbag

Rear Head Airbag
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Standard
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Passenger Airbag Sensor

Passenger Airbag Sensor
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Standard
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Knee Airbag

Seatbelt Airbag

Crash Test Results: Front, Side & Rollover

The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety is a non-profit group which conducts safety testing beyond federal regulations. "Good" is the highest rating.

Moderate Overlap Front
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Side
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Roof Strength
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Driver-side Overlap Front
N/A
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Good
A
Acceptable
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Marginal
P
Poor

Safety Features

  • Anti-lock brake system (ABS) w/electronic brakeforce distribution (EBD)
  • Brake assist
  • Traction control *
  • Vehicle stability control *
  • Driver & front passenger dual-stage airbags (SRS) -inc: passenger occupant sensor
  • Driver & front passenger side airbags
  • Front & rear curtain airbags
  • 3-point seat belts in all seating positions w/driver & front passenger seat belt pretensioners & force limiters
  • Child safety rear door locks
  • CRS top tether anchor brackets & lower anchors
  • Tire pressure monitor system
  • First-aid kit

* Optional Safety Feature

Long-Term Reliability

J.D. Power Ratings

JD Power's Initial Quality Study measures issues with a vehicle the first 90 days after purchase.

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Safety Recalls (0)

This vehicle has no recalls.

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