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2015 Scion xB
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2014 Volkswagen Jetta SportWagen
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Overview

Engine
2.4-liter Inline-4 Gas
Engine
2.5-liter Inline-5 Gas
Transmission
5-Speed Manual
Transmission
5-Speed Manual
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Fuel Economy
City: 22 MPG
Hwy: 27 MPG
Fuel Economy
City: 23 MPG
Hwy: 33 MPG
Fuel Tank Capacity
14 gallons
Fuel Tank Capacity
14.5 gallons
Seating Capacity
5 seater
Seating Capacity
5 seater

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Performance Specs

Engine and Transmission

Engine
2.4-liter Inline-4 Gas
2.5-liter Inline-5 Gas
Horsepower
158 hp @ 6000 rpm
170 hp @ 5700 rpm
Torque
162 lb-ft @ 4000 rpm
177 lb-ft @ 4250 rpm
Transmission
5-Speed Manual
5-Speed Manual
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Front-Wheel Drive

Steering

Steering Type
Rack-Pinion
Rack-Pinion
Turning Diameter
34.8 ft
35.8 ft

Wheels

Front Wheel Size
16" x 6.5"
16" x 6.5"
Rear Wheel Size
16" x 6.5"
16" x 6.5"

Suspension

Front Suspension
Strut
Strut
Rear Suspension
Torsion Beam
Multi-Link

Tires

Front Tire
P205/55HR16
P205/55HR16
Rear Tire
P205/55HR16
P205/55HR16
Spare Tire
Compact
Full-Size

Fuel and MPG

Fuel Economy

Combined
24 MPG
26 MPG
City
22 MPG
23 MPG
Highway
27 MPG
33 MPG

Emissions

CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
7.3 Tons/yr
6.9 Tons/yr

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity
14 gallons
14.5 gallons
Cruising Range City
308 miles
333.5 miles
Cruising Range Highway
378 miles
478.5 miles

Dimensions and Measurement

Exterior Dimensions

Length
168.1 in
179.4 in
Height
63.4 in
59.2 in
Max Width
69.3 in
70.1 in
Front Width
60 in
60.7 in
Rear Width
59.8 in
59.6 in
Wheelbase
102.4 in
101.5 in
Ground Clearance
5.1 in
5.4 in

Interior Space

Seating Capacity
5 seater
5 seater
Front Seat Leg Room
40.7 in
41.1 in
Front Seat Headroom
40 in
38.4 in
Front Seat Shoulder Room
55.8 in
54.8 in
Front Seat Hip Room
52.7 in
N/A
Rear Seat Leg Room
38 in
35.5 in
Rear Seat Headroom
41.2 in
38.1 in
Rear Seat Shoulder Room
54.7 in
53.1 in
Rear Seat Hip Room
46.7 in
N/A

Weight and Towing

Curb Weight
3,027 lbs
3,186 lbs

Cargo Space

Cargo Volume to Seat 1
N/A
66.9 ft³
Cargo Volume to Seat 2
11.6 ft³
32.8 ft³
Cargo Volume to Seat 3
11.6 ft³
32.8 ft³

Colors and Materials

Standard Exterior Colors

  • Absolutely Red
  • Army Rock Metallic
  • Black Sand Pearl
  • Classic Silver Metallic
  • Nautical Blue Metallic
  • Sizzling Crimson Mica
  • Super White
  • Black Uni
  • Candy White, Build Out:10/10/2013
  • Moonrock Silver Metallic
  • Platinum Gray Metallic
  • Pure White
  • Reflex Silver Metallic
  • Tempest Blue Metallic
  • Toffee Brown Metallic
  • Tornado Red

Standard Interior Materials

  • Dark Charcoal, Fabric Upholstery
  • Titan Black, Cloth Seat Trim

Features and Options

Infotainment

HD Radio
Standard
Not Available
Bluetooth Connection
Standard
Standard
Premium Sound System
Standard
Not Available
Auxiliary Audio Input
Standard
Standard
MP3 Player
Standard
Standard

Interior Trim

Bucket Seats
Standard
Standard
Cloth Seats
Standard
Standard
Leather Steering Wheel
Not Available
Standard

Comfort

Navigation System
Optional
Not Available
Steering Wheel Audio Controls
Standard
Standard
Power Mirror(s)
Standard
Standard
A/C
Standard
Standard
Cruise Control
Standard
Standard
Heated Front Seat(s)
Not Available
Standard
Keyless Entry
Standard
Standard
Power Driver Seat
Not Available
Standard
Power Passenger Seat
Not Available
Standard
Remote Trunk Release
Not Available
Standard

Safety

Safety Features

Back-Up Camera
Standard
Not Available
ABS
Standard
Standard
Tire Pressure Monitor
Standard
Standard
Brake Assist
Standard
Standard
Stability Control
Standard
Standard
Traction Control
Standard
Standard

US NHTSA crash test result

Rollover Rating

Airbags

Driver Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Front Head Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Front Side Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Passenger Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Rear Head Air Bag
Standard
Standard

Warranty

Warranty Summary

Basic
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
Corrosion
5 Years / Unlimited Miles
12 Years / Unlimited Miles
Drivetrain
5 Years / 60,000 Miles
5 Years / 60,000 Miles
Maintenance
2 Years / 25,000 Miles
2 Years / 24,000 Miles
Roadside Assistance
2 Years / Unlimited Miles
3 Years / 36,000 Miles