NEW for 2012:

– New audio system features Bluetooth, streaming audio and compressed audio enhancement
– Revised premium audio system features larger screen, Bluetooth, streaming audio, album art from iPod/iPhone, and haptic touch faceplate
– Available Release Series 9.0 edition

For 2012, changes to the Scion xB are in trim. The standard and premium audio systems are upgraded, while an available, limited Release Series 9.0 edition adds a honeycomb grille and side vent covers, illuminated vehicle locator badges, suede-style trimmed seats, colour-tuned seat stitching, embossed seat logo and an individually numbered illuminated badge.

Based on a Toyota Matrix platform, the xB four-door hatchback uses a 2.4-litre four cylinder engine, mated to a five-speed manual transmission or optional five-speed automatic.

It comes in a single trim line, and includes 16-inch steel wheels, air conditioning, cloth sport bucket seats, 60/40 split-folding rear seat, cruise control, digital clock, vanity mirrors, outside temperature gauge, power locks with keyless entry, power windows with driver’s auto-down, power port, tilt and telescopic steering wheel with audio controls, chrome exhaust tip, projector-style headlamps, heated mirrors with integrated turn signals, variable intermittent wipers, rear washer/wiper, Pioneer CD/MP3 stereo with six speakers, auxiliary input, USB port, Bluetooth connectivity, active front head restraints, and tire pressure monitoring system.

Available factory- or dealer-installed accessories include 16- or 17-inch alloy wheels, hood deflector, rear spoiler, all-season floor mats, cargo liner, mat, cover and net, heated leather seats, Alpine premium audio, XM satellite radio, block heater, and security system.

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