Scion Dealers Washington DC
Marlow Heights, MD
Falls Church, VA
Silver Spring, MD
Derived from Toyota, the Scion brand consists of cool yet affordable small cars in three different formats for 2008. The tC is a stylish two-door coupe with glass roof and add-on gear available to fashion a slick custom car. Boxy xB, contemporary homage to the panel van in a hip slammed stance, scores a new design with more cabin room and a boost in power. And the all-new xD pops up as a five-door miniature wagon laced with gear for comfort and safety.
The Scion tC is a slinky coupe with the tailgate of a hatchback. The tC has a monochromatic face and an unusual roof -- it's virtually all glass from a panorama-style power moonroof. The cabin contains contoured buckets in front and rear seats that recline for comfort or fold to increase stow space in the cargo bay. Power stems from a 2.4-liter four-in-line with 161 hp and a manual five-speed or four-speed automatic transmission. A restyled prow has a mesh grille and projector-type headlamps, with revamped appointments inside like silver trimwork and orange gauges plus standard iPod connectivity.
The boxy xB panel van resembles a California surfer's customized wagon in miniature. It's a new treatment outside for xB with the slab-sided package showing a high beltline and tall cabin with four doors and a tailgate. The 2.4-liter four-cylinder engine delivers 158 hp -- a boost of 55 hp over the original xB. Inside, the four-seat compartment contains lots of equipment like air conditioning, a Pioneer 160-watt audio kit, multiple air bags plus anti-lock brake system (ABS) with electronic brake force distribution (EBD) and the vehicle stability control (VSC) with Traction Control (TRAC) anti-skid equipment.
With a hatch in back, the new four-door xD crossover utility vehicle (CUV) has a low prow and high tail. Inside, the cabin floor dips low so you can step aboard easily, and the ceiling is high to fit tall chair-like seats. Power comes from a lively 1.8-liter four-cylinder engine with d...