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Latest model: Scion xA Release Series 1.0 2005
Scion xA Release Series 1.0 2005Scion Xa is a subcompact vehicle sold in the USA by Toyota's make Scion. In Japan, the vehicle is marketed as Toyota Ist. It is based on the 1999 to 2005 Toyota Vitz hatchback (sold as Toyota Yaris in Europe), which also served as the basis for the Toyota Platz sedan (sold in the US as the Toyota Echo). Compared to the Echo, the Scion Xa features stiffer suspension, back stabilizer bar, bigger brakes, more aggressive wheels/tires, and slightly more aggressive final-drive ratios. It also weighs 125 kg (275 pounds) more. It comes better-equipped than the Echo (i. traditional anti-lock brakes, tachometer, performance windows/locks, and a Pioneer MP3 audio system).

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The Scion Xa was first sold in California, and, contrary to Toyota's plans, has proved to be the slowest-selling Scion. To fully utilize the production capacities, Toyota also started marketing the model in the Middle East as Toyota Scion Xa. For the 2006 model year, Toyota/scion has given the Scion Xa a refreshed exterior.

Technical data1. 5 L DOHC I4 motor. 108 hp (81 Kw) @ 6000 rpm (revised to 103 SAE net horsepower in 2006)105 ft·lbf (142 Nm) of torque @ 4200 rpm (revised to 101 ft·lbf in 2006)cargo volume: 11. 7 ft³ (331 L)EPA fuel efficiency ratings 2004: 32/38 mpg for both manual and automatic transmission. EPA fuel efficiency ratings 2005/2006: 32/37 mpg with manual transmission, 31/38 mpg with automatic transmission.

Some of the revisions for 2006 include modified front bumper, side skirts, and back bumper, as well as turn signal indicators on the side mirrors, stereo controls located on the helm, and it is the first production car to provide an auxillary Ipod input with headunit screen, as well as a more refined, user-friendly headunit and more look colours. Also, Cruise control became an feature in 2006.