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Scion xB, Scion xD, Future Vehicle, Hatchback, Wagon, SUV
#347 of 356 New XD Owner Here
Jun 17, 2008 (6:07 am)
I just bought an xd a week ago and love it. At 54 I don't fit the demographic but I'm a working musician around the Cleveland area (www.jeffsherman.net) and I think its a great little gig vehicle. Perfect for hauling my little solo pa rig. I traded out of my trusty old Jeep Cherokee mostly because the 14mpg was eating into my earnings. I suppose I could have lived with that but then when the a/c evaporator gave out that clinched it. (So I'm a wimp.)
Anyway ... greetings. Looking forward to learning more about Scions here on the forum.
#348 of 356 Re: xd features [svec7186]
Jun 22, 2008 (6:54 pm)
No, the xD does not have daytime headlights. In fact, the alarm isn't very loud. You could miss hearing it in a noisy environment or if you have poor hearing.
Why can't manufacturer's (in this case Toyota/Scion) simply keep using the same bits and pieces on stuff like this?? How much can they save re-engineering a crummy little part? And why brake what isn't broken?
#349 of 356 Re: are scions sold for msrp or can i haggle [svec7186]
Jun 22, 2008 (6:58 pm)
Was at a Toyota/Scion dealership for service and stepped into the showroom. One of the salesguys mentioned that they were selling new Scions at 3% off sticker (end of month push).
#350 of 356 Re: are scions sold for msrp or can i haggle [mcmanus]
Jun 25, 2008 (10:13 am)
Hi can you tell me where this dealer was?
#351 of 356 '08 Scion xD RS 1.0 I do not like....
Jul 15, 2008 (7:57 am)
I purchased the Scion xD RS 1.0 on 7.10.08. I know it's a great car (mechanics/engine/Toyota) but "What were they thinking?" There are a few improvements that would make this car perfect.
Add a cup holder on the dash that pops out for the driver, the passenger has one. The power button for the radio is on the right side of the unit. It is easier for my passenger to use. I am getting rid of this radio tomorrow.
Put the "series" numbered plate upfront on the console for everyone to see. The plate is hid from view. In fact, you have to get down on your hands and knees to see it.
The clock is in at the bottom of the console difficult to see. The location of the clock is really last minute.
This car was not "built" for me...my demographics but I wanted small and dependable. I am happy but somewhat annoyed with the imperfections.
I know the car is
#352 of 356 Re: 200 mi Rental [bearcrkrd]
Sep 20, 2008 (2:22 pm)
Renting is a great idea. Which agencies rent scions? Thanks.
#353 of 356 Re: Automatic Power Door Locks [laefl]
Dec 27, 2008 (10:38 am)
hey did you ever figure it out? i have a scion xd and was wondering the same thing.
#354 of 356 Re: 200 mi Rental [toledo73]
Jan 02, 2009 (12:23 pm)
We rent them at our dealership - Camelback Scion in Phoenix AZ. Also I know that Enterprise in San Diego does. We sell them cars and yes at the same price everyone pays. NO body gets a discount on the car unless posted in the dealership.
#355 of 356 seats for old guys
May 07, 2009 (8:08 am)
I purchased a xb in jan of 08 the seat has just been brutal. I drive around 5k per month the car has preformed excellent (82k miles to date) but Im not sure how much longer I can tolerate the terrable seat. the dealer sent me to their seat guy (of course he told me the car was not designed for 6'4'' 260. I fit fine seat is not even all the way back. But man its like setting on a bucket
#356 of 356 seats for old guys
May 07, 2009 (8:11 am)
does anyone have a suggestion for a retooled seat