It is a little hard on tires. I am a carpenter and I use this all the time. I would reccomend this car to the frugal daily commuter and the budget import tuner, just don't expect to ever go fast in this car. The front bucket seats are very comfortable and offer great support and styling, but they are also very soft and wear out quickly. There is no display for the temperature, battery amps, or oil pressure. Merging onto the freeway can be a bit of a challenge for the xB.
This car has been very well maintained and runs and drives excellent. I also use it to transport instruments. The handling is superb an it can do magical things in terms of turning radius. If you don't have credit or if you have bad credit you will need roughly. It is comfortable and efficient for me and my small family for commuting , I like how dark it is at night and the speedometer in the center is an idea I wish other cars had.
We are centrally located between. It's also a breeze to park in the city, with its short body I can get it into some tight spots. The problems I had were like others have stated. I still have the original brakes, etc. Handling with the stock suspension isn't terrible, but it can yeild a tipping sensation around sharp corners. I was on a tight budget and needed a reliable car for the 22 mile trip to work. You basically have to loosen the alternator to take off a belt.
Mileage is good when empty but reduced when full and the small gas tank negates some of the advantage. Two bottom grill pieces fell out. Also, new owners should take great care to wash and wax their vehicles regularly. It carries four people in style or a baby truckload with the seats down in the back. To put a belt back on you have to guess how much tension is on because there is no tensioner. Aside from the ugly taillights, this car is a bargain head turner straight off the lot.
The shape does defy aerodynamics and I refer to it as the box kite occasionally but the traction control works well in sticky situations. We are located at 11736 Hawthorne Blvd. Pictures for this vehicle will soon follow. I have 68,000 miles and just replaced the battery. Many times I had great difficulty making it up even slight inclines in the winter. Lee's Auto Center offers quality used cars, trucks and sport utilities for the lowest.
Visit Showen Motors online at www. I have done nothing more than regular maintenance and replaced tires. It is so comical because before I got this car when I went anywhere with my son, we took his car now he holds out his hand for my keys. The paint is really soft and chips easily. Please call for more details.
The dependability of these vehicles is amazing! The interior materials are not swank but take a beating without complaint or wear. My only problem with the car is the sluggish initial acceleration. It handled very poorly in snow. I can go on and on but I'll say that this is the best car I have ever driven. This is the best car I had.
Other than that I would highly recommend it. If you buy this car new, you have to pay extra for floor mats and the stereo. You have as much space on the back as you do on the front. It has gone through a few back hatch handles but they were in warranty and tires do not last as long as on other cars but they get a lot of tough work. Mine leaked inside and would fog up with condensation. Don't get fooled by the 108 hp. After 13 year It still runs the same as the day I bought it and has not rusted at all Iooks pretty much like the day I bought it.
I use this car not only to transport people, but tools. You really won't find a better car for the money, and it is adorable! The incredibly low mileage and painstaking upkeep on this Scion xB. I would invest in some seat covers. My brother and I recently took a long trip, this was the first time he had driven my car and he was amazed at the pickup and handling of my xB on the highway. Drivetrain Plus warranties are available on all vehicles. My reccomendation is to skip the Scion stereo and purchase an aftermarket model. Interest rates as low as 4.