The 2017 Scion xD is a 5-door hatchback subcompact in the US and Canada by Japanese manufacturer Toyota marketed beginning with the model year 2008 replacing the xA. The 2017 Scion xD and the second generation 2017 Scion XB are the first evidence that the public on February 8, 2007, at the Chicago Auto Show. The 2017 xD appeared in Scion showrooms in mid-2007 in the US and Canada in 2011. The Scion xD was discontinued in 2014, and it will pass through the Toyota C-HR, with the Toyota Matrix, for the model year 2017.
2017 Scion xD Features
The 2017 xD comes standard with power locks, mirrors and windows, and 16 “wheels. The Scion xD has ABS, a tire-pressure monitoring system, Vehicle Stability Control (VSC) with traction control (TRAC), dual-stage driver and front passenger airbags, seat-mounted driver and passenger, and side curtain airbags as standard equipment.
For 2017, a choice of three new major units by Pioneer are available. All audio systems feature connecting six speakers and standard iPod. The base main unit has MP3, WMA, and AAC CD compatibility, and Scion’s SSP equalizer presets and orange lighting. The Premium head unit has all the features of the base unit, but also a small LCD, photos and movies downloaded from the website of pioneers in addition to the features on the base unit can display and two different lighting schemes, blue and orange. A navigation system is also available. The SNS 100 system can play DVD movies and save GPS functionality and features of the base system, aside from lighting color choices.
For 2010, a choice of two new head units available by Alpine. And the iPod connection is upgraded in the form of a USB port, along with an AUX jack together located on the driver’s side of the vehicle. A previous model year with Pioneer has two separate inputs on both sides of the cigarette lighter/accessory plug to the AUX jack port to the driver’s side, and iPod connection port located on the passenger side. The upgraded Alpine head unit has a touchscreen and HD radio receiver with an optional navigation system upgrade. For the model year 2011, the Scion xD get a small change to the grille and sales began in Canada with the launch of the Scion brand there.
2017 Scion xD Engine
The front wheel drive 2017 xD comes with 2ZR-FE DOHC 1.8-liter 4-cylinder engine with dual VVT-i and 128 bhp (95 kW) and 125 lb · ft (169 N·m) of torque making. Scion xD can be connected to either a five-speed manual or a 4-speed auto-transmission. The USA Environmental Protection Agency estimated mileage for all model year, 27 mpg-US (8.7 L / 100 km; 32 mpg Imp) city and 33 mpg-US (7.1 L / 100 km, 40 mpg Imp ) highway.
2017 Scion xD Safety
The standard safety features include anti-lock brakes with electronic brake-force distribution and brake assist, traction control, and six airbags. The 2017 Scion xD has the highest rating of five stars in government crash tests for both front and rear safety passenger in a side impact collision as well as a four-star rating for driver and passenger safety in a front-end collision.
The xD also has a four-star rollover rating, which means that an estimated 15 percent chance of rollover in a single-vehicle crash. It is under the “old” system of government position. A new system has been designed for the 2011 model year of the vehicles. But the closely related Toyota Urban Cruiser scored a poor 3/5 stars in the Euro NCAP tests. Starting with the model year 2010, all 2017 Scion xD variants comes standard with stability control vehicle.