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2014 Scion xD shows it has it all Road-Ready Utility and Style

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Updated on Jul 29, 2014

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Since its release, the Scion xD has won over an audience of younger individuals who are looking for a vehicle that would be ideal for someone with kids due to its spacious features that it manages to incorporate in a stylish yet compact design. It features a hosts of technologically advanced features that you simply won't find with other vehicles within its class. Here's an overview of what the xD has to offer.

Exterior Features

Upon first glance of the 2014 Scion xD you'll notice that it has bold surfaces and impressively sharp character lines which gives it an aggressive stance when you're on the road. It comes equipped with a pair of halogen headlights which works cohesively with the side mirrors built in turn indicators that can fold in themselves, which is ideal when traversing in tight spots. Under the hood of the Scion lies a powerful 1.8 liter 4 cylinder engine which runs at 128 horsepower with 125 ft. pounds of torque. The engine also features a dual variable valve time intelligence system which constantly adjusts your vehicles performance features for optimum efficiency.

Interior Features

As soon as you step into the Scion xD, you can immediately notice that it has a slick and rather futuristic interior. One of the things that gives it that futuristic look is its unique speedometer and tachometer combination. The steering wheel on the other hand consists of a titanium finish trim which is complimented with audio controls on the left hand side of it. The two front seats have thick padding and contouring which allows for optimum comfort as well as maximum support, while the rear seats can tilt back as much as ten degrees which allows for maximum comfort of your passengers as well. It also features a variety of cup holders for each passenger of the vehicle along with smart storage spaces such as two glove departments on the right side of the vehicle which are vertically adjacent from each other.

Safety Features

As far as the safety features of the Scion goes; it features an impressive array of features that are hard-pressed to find in other vehicles within its class. Some of those features are:

Rear door child safety locks

Stability control

Emergency break assist

Rear drum brakes

Child seat anchors

Tire pressure monitoring

Traction control

Security system

Smart stop technology

3 point seat belts

First aid kit

Remote key-less entry system

Other Notable Features

The Scion xD is a vehicle that was designed as an ideal option for individuals that have children and some of the features that has been incorporated within it proves that fact.

The vehicles feature a Bluetooth system which you can utilize to make hands free calling and a pairing option that lets you sync your smartphone to the vehicle in order for you to play your music through the vehicle's 6 speakers.

It also features a 6.1 inch fully colored touch screen display which has built in GPS and scions own complimentary hosts of internet radio stations that go by the name of Scion AV

Another impressive feature about the display is the fact that if you connect it to your phone's wireless signal via Wi-Fi tether, you can log in to your favorite social networking sites such as Facebook and Twitter straight from the dashboard.

When it comes to the transmission of the Scion you have two choices. You can acquire one that has an easy shifting 5 speed manual transmission or an automatic 4 speed electronically controlled transmission. Regardless of the type of transmission your vehicle is equipped with though, it still gets the same fuel economy of 33 MPG on the highway and 27 MPG in the city.

Being a hatchback, the xD also offers impressive utility while at the same time being compact. It features a spacious 10.5 cubic ft. cargo area which can be extended to 35 cubic ft. if you fold the rear seats.

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