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2006 Scion xB

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Information shown for entry-level Hatchback.

Fuel Economy:
City 26/Hwy 31/Comb 28 MPG
Max Seating: 5
Engine: 4-Cyl, 1.5 Liter Transmission: Automatic
Country of Origin: Japan Country of Assembly: Japan

2006 Scion xB Consumer Reviews

Overall Rating
9.1
Out of 10

Based on 451 Ratings for the 2004 - 2006 models.

Review this car
  • Value
    9.5/10
    Quality
    9.1/10
  • Reliability
    9.6/10
    Performance
    8.7/10
  • Comfort
    9.0/10
    Styling
    9.1/10

My box has been great!

By on Tuesday, June 16, 2015

I own this car - My approximate mileage is 87,500

10 10.0
overall rating 10 of 10rating details

Reviewer Ratings

Overall Rating
10/10
Value
10/10
Reliability
10/10
Quality
7/10
Performance
10/10
Styling
7/10
Comfort
7/10

Pros: "lots of room, good mpg"

Cons: "not much in way of guts with air on."

Likely to recommend this car? (1-10): 10

after I got scion rims

"I bought my 2006 xB new in the fall of 2005. I got EVERY dealer option you could get except the roof rack. It's almost 10 and has 87500 miles on it. I've not put a dime into it except regular stuff. Fit and finish on the interior was about the only complaint I've ever had. There was the clicking sound in the dash/windshield area. It also had the radio changing station issue for which a service bulletin was issued not long after I bought it. They replaced radio for free. Never failed to start. Have been impressed with my box for almost 10 years!"

3 people out of 5 found this review helpful

after I got scion rims

Incredible value. Paid $12,000 ZERO failures.

By on Friday, May 01, 2015

I own this car - My approximate mileage is 230,000

10 10.0
overall rating 10 of 10rating details

Reviewer Ratings

Overall Rating
10/10
Value
10/10
Reliability
10/10
Quality
10/10
Performance
7/10
Styling
7/10
Comfort
5/10

Pros: "Awesome mileage, ton of storage, ultra reliable"

Cons: "Noisy, mileage drops BIG at interstate speeds"

Likely to recommend this car? (1-10): 10

"I am at 230,000 miles on my Toaster now. I paid $12,000 and I have not had a single failure. All I have done to it is preventive maintenance. The brakes are even original (I drive 90% highway). The value of an inexpensive, ultra-reliable car cannot be beat with the Scion."

3 people out of 3 found this review helpful

Great commuter car--30mpg overall, roomy interior

By on Monday, March 30, 2015

I own this car - My approximate mileage is 62,000

10 9.0
overall rating 9 of 10rating details

Reviewer Ratings

Overall Rating
9/10
Value
10/10
Reliability
10/10
Quality
9/10
Performance
5/10
Styling
8/10
Comfort
6/10

Pros: "Hard to believe large interior space for small car"

Cons: "Not a touring car"

Likely to recommend this car? (1-10): 10

"Can carry 4 large adults easily. Plenty of headroom for tall man with cowboy hat. Exceptional visibility. Instrument panel is very viewable at dash center, not through steering wheel. Lots of cargo space with fold down rears seats and box shape! Additional Scion equipment: Fog lights. Upgraded (European) tail lights (original tail lights in box go with the car.) Under dash and under seat lighting. Cup holders illumination (changeable colors) Floor and cargo mats. Tailpipe finisher. Rear cargo cover. Tires and brakes replaced at 40k. Brand new battery. One owner, well-maintained, garaged. Electronic stabilization! Alloy wheels. Automatic. Downsides: Not recommended for long trips: not a comfort car and mileage does not improve on the highway due to box shape."

5 people out of 7 found this review helpful

Awesome Ride!

By on Thursday, March 26, 2015

I own this car - My approximate mileage is 117,000

10 9.0
overall rating 9 of 10rating details

Reviewer Ratings

Overall Rating
9/10
Value
10/10
Reliability
9/10
Quality
9/10
Performance
9/10
Styling
9/10
Comfort
9/10

Pros: "mileage, style, versatility, roomy interior, fun!!"

Cons: "water pumps!! I LOVE xB's!!!"

Likely to recommend this car? (1-10): 10

"I have owned a 2005, then 2008 redesign, then back to my current 2006 xB. Other than 2 water pumps this 2006 has been great! I got it at 32K miles and now has 117K..great comfort,mileage is good with auto trans, and it is a cool and versatile car! Mine came with premium wheels which really sets it off, and I learned from the 2008 I did NOT like the extra liter size motors mileage...I think Scion made a big mistake changing the car which I why I went back to the "box" 2004-06 style..Absolutely my fav car of all time...after 3 of them and 10 years I can say that! I miss having a small pickup truck but long to keep this car...paid for in December and I desire to keep it...can't say that about anything else as I used to always change..its a GREAT CAR!!"

2 people out of 4 found this review helpful

economical and reliable box

By on Sunday, February 08, 2015

I own this car - My approximate mileage is 88,000

10 7.0
overall rating 7 of 10rating details

Reviewer Ratings

Overall Rating
7/10
Value
7/10
Reliability
9/10
Quality
7/10
Performance
5/10
Styling
7/10
Comfort
8/10

Pros: "entry/ exit ease; driver head/shoulder rm; economy"

Cons: "lacks power, no cruise control in '04 & '05"

Likely to recommend this car? (1-10): 9

"batteries, oil, tires wiper blades, brake pads, and air conditioning refrigerant...these are only items needing replacement for TEN YEARS AND EIGHTY 8 thousand miles. Cannot break Toyota products with just basic maintenance! Not technically impressive but cavernous and decent m.p..g. as long as you're not in a hurry! Been a fun & reliable little box and Doesn't owe me a dime!!!"

4 people out of 5 found this review helpful

Love the car for city driving

By on Saturday, January 31, 2015

I own this car - My approximate mileage is 18,000

10 10.0
overall rating 10 of 10rating details

Reviewer Ratings

Overall Rating
10/10
Value
10/10
Reliability
10/10
Quality
10/10
Performance
10/10
Styling
10/10
Comfort
10/10

Cons: "No magazine pockets on back of front seats"

Likely to recommend this car? (1-10): 10

"Love the car! Use it primarily in city driving but some roads are in bad shape. Have scraped the front bumper due to lack of clearance for many curbs. Also lost half the back bumper when the trailer I was towing it on hit a piece of tread on the freeway. Just flipped that tread up and popped half the bumper off! Haven't repaired anything inside or out, just do normal maintenance. I have a bum back and this car is very easy to get into and extememly roomy inside. Only problem is the gas mileage. It averages 25 mpg in city driving which is the same that my Odessy gets. That is disappointing but other than that it is a perfect car."

3 people out of 5 found this review helpful

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