The 2017 Scion xB is a compact car from Toyota for the United States market and sold under their youth-oriented Scion brand. 2017 Scion xB is a box-shaped, 5-door hatchback. The 1st-generation Scion XB was a lightly modified and rebadged version of the Japanese market subcompact Toyota bB. It was a small hatchback based on the Toyota Echo / Yaris platform. The Scion xB was one of two models in the lineup of US-exclusive Scion division present Toyota’s launch of the brand’s 2003, the other being the xA, based on the Toyota ist.
Scion T2b is a concept car by Calty Design Research designed and built by Five Axis Models in Huntington Beach, California, with interior design by Calty senior designer Bill Chergosky and Naoki Hamajima. The 5-door hatchback has a 2.4-liter I4 engine, 4-speed automatic transmission, 14-inch brakes with slotted rotors, 20-inch rod aluminum wheels, LED fog lamp, mp3 docking station, remotely operated power back hatch, asymmetrical Tri-level instrument panel features a large information ticker, dual moonroof, suicide doors. The vehicle was unveiled in 2005 at New York Auto Show.
Scion xB Replacement
The Scion XB, with the Toyota Matrix, was replaced by the second generation Toyota Auris-based Scion IM which was launched in April 2015 for the model year 2016. The equivalent Australian market Toyota Rukus was discontinued in October 2015 and the Japanese market Toyota Corolla Rumion was discontinued in December 2015.
2017 Scion xB Electric
AC Propulsion has an electric version of the Scion xB called produced the EBOX. Researchers at Carnegie Mellon University’s Robotics Institute have transformed 2017 Scion xB in a commuter electric vehicle as part of their ChargeCar research project.
2017 Scion xB Marketing
The Scion XB’s marketing is aimed at Generation Y, Americans born between 1980 and 1994. This group of car buyers is extremely important due to their manufacturer’s large numbers and their different perceptions and demands of the vehicles they drive. Despite the Scion XB’s target market, the average age of a 2017 xB buyer is 46, while Toyota expects the 2017 Scion xA to sell better than the Scion xB, the reverse proved to be true, with the Scion XB outselling his brother 2 to 1. In early 2016, Toyota announced the discontinuation of the Scion XB.
2017 Scion xB Safety
The Scion XB won the Top Safety Pick award by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) for six years in a row. Scion XB 2017. An overall “good” rating in the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety frontal offset crash test, and another “Good” overall score in the side impact crash test, 2017 Scion xB, with all nine categories measured also “Good” rated, And a “good” rating in the roof strength test.