2016 Scion xB Specs, Price

The upcoming 2016 Scion xB is expected to undergo a number of changes and improvements when compared with the current model so as to be more appealing. This vehicle shall be starting the third generation of this model and it shall receive massive changes. The appearance of this new vehicle shall be modern and the engine will be better performing. The interior of this vehicle shall also be redesigned where a number of new state of the art features shall be incorporated to make the vehicle more comfortable and convenient.

2016 Scion xB front view

2016 Scion xB – Exterior and Interior Design

One of the primary aspects in the redesigning of the 2016 Scion xB shall be to abandon the boxy look of the current model and instead adopt a look that shall make this vehicle look like a modern hatchback. This primary change is brought about by that many customers consider the boxy look as conservative and therefore the makers of this vehicle have seen the need to introduce a more appealing look. The new look of this vehicle shall be based on the Toyota Auris platform. On the front side this vehicle shall come with a new front bumper which shall make the vehicle look more stylish. It is also expected that the LED head lights of this vehicle shall be redesigned to make them sleeker. Furthermore, this vehicle shall be endowed with large air vents which will be incorporated on the bumper where they will let the engine get ample cooling air. There shall also be newly designed fog lights that shall improve the looks of the vehicle and reduce the effects of reflective lights. On the back side the vehicle shall get a new exhaust system that shall come with improved chrome exhaust pipes. The dimensions of this vehicle shall be; length of 168 inches, width of 69 inches and a height of 63 inches.

The interior of the 2016 Scion xB is also expected to be stylish and spacious to enhance comfort. This vehicle shall have leather covered seats that shall be positioned in a way that all the occupants shall get enough leg and head room. The front seats of this vehicle shall be using the heating technology. The dash board is also expected to be improved to include a newly installed 6.1 inch touch display. There shall also be a modern climate control system on the interior of this 2016 Scion xB that shall be used to regulate temperatures. This vehicle shall also be endowed with a newly developed infotainment system that shall have a total of ten speakers. There shall also be a number of connection options which shall include; wireless Bluetooth, a Wi-Fi hot spot, smart phone configuration, satellite navigation and USB ports. Safety inside this vehicle shall be provided through inclusion of rear view mirror, safety belts and air bags.

2016 Scion xB interior

2016 Scion xB – Engine and Performance

The 2016 Scion xB shall be getting its power from a 2.4 liter inline four DOHC power train that shall be generating 162 pound feet of torque and 158 hp. This engine shall be mated with either four speed auto transmission or a five speed manual transmission. As the development of this vehicle continues a new hybrid version of the engine might be introduced. The confirmed engine shall have a high fuel efficiency that shall enable users save more on fuel.

2016 Scion xB side view

2016 Scion xB – Price and Release Date

This 2016 Scion xB is expected to debut on the market during the last quarter of 2015 and its base price shall be around $18, 000 which might change depending on the engine and features.

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