The Truth About Cars » xB http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com The Truth About Cars is dedicated to providing candid, unbiased automobile reviews and the latest in auto industry news. Sun, 07 Feb 2016 16:40:34 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.2.4 The Truth About Cars is dedicated to providing candid, unbiased automobile reviews and the latest in auto industry news. The Truth About Cars no The Truth About Cars editors@ttac.com editors@ttac.com (The Truth About Cars) 2006-2009 The Truth About Cars The Truth About Cars » xB http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/themes/ttac-theme/images/logo.gif http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com I Sold a Scion Once http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/02/i-sold-a-scion-once/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/02/i-sold-a-scion-once/#comments Thu, 04 Feb 2016 19:30:15 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1278850 Being a car flipper, tuner and technician that falls within the millennial age group should make me an ideal candidate for various Scions. Yet, when I attempted to jog my memory yesterday, I could think of only a a few I’ve touched with my own two hands. In fact, I’ve only flipped a single vehicle from Toyota’s youth brand: a repossessed xB […]

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Being a car flipper, tuner and technician that falls within the millennial age group should make me an ideal candidate for various Scions. Yet, when I attempted to jog my memory yesterday, I could think of only a a few I’ve touched with my own two hands. In fact, I’ve only flipped a single vehicle from Toyota’s youth brand: a repossessed xB […]

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QOTD: Special Feature, Special Weakness http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2014/04/qotd-special-feature-special-weakness/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2014/04/qotd-special-feature-special-weakness/#comments Mon, 14 Apr 2014 04:04:21 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=797274 On a busy freeway, a first-generation Scion xB putters along. Ahead, a confused medley of dump trucks, semis, and passenger cars performs the lane-change dance that we all know and loathe. For the driver and passenger of the toaster, things are about to get interesting- and infuriating. The dump trucks are fully laden, and there’s […]

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On a busy freeway, a first-generation Scion xB putters along. Ahead, a confused medley of dump trucks, semis, and passenger cars performs the lane-change dance that we all know and loathe. For the driver and passenger of the toaster, things are about to get interesting- and infuriating. The dump trucks are fully laden, and there’s […]

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New or Used: It’s Hip to Be Square? http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/03/new-or-used-its-hip-to-be-square/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/03/new-or-used-its-hip-to-be-square/#comments Mon, 19 Mar 2012 16:14:38 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=435411 TTAC commentator Philosphil writes: Hello everyone, I’m looking to replace my 03 Jetta wagon soon and have test-driven many vehicles. I have periodic back issues and so want a vehicle that has easy ingress and egress (so that ideally I neither have to climb up nor drop down when entering or exiting the vehicle). I’m […]

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TTAC commentator Philosphil writes: Hello everyone, I’m looking to replace my 03 Jetta wagon soon and have test-driven many vehicles. I have periodic back issues and so want a vehicle that has easy ingress and egress (so that ideally I neither have to climb up nor drop down when entering or exiting the vehicle). I’m […]

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Are You Ready For: A Neo-xB… With A Twist? http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2011/05/are-you-ready-for-a-neo-xb-with-a-twist/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2011/05/are-you-ready-for-a-neo-xb-with-a-twist/#comments Thu, 26 May 2011 00:52:22 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=396122 See that? Looks a bit like a first-generation Scion xB, doesn’t it? It’s actually a new Kia, codenamed “Tam,” built on its new A-segment Picanto Morning platform, but featuring first-gen xB-style tall-body MPV packaging. The Picanto’s wheelbase is actually slightly smaller than the xB’s, and there’s another key difference here as well: see that rear […]

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See that? Looks a bit like a first-generation Scion xB, doesn’t it? It’s actually a new Kia, codenamed “Tam,” built on its new A-segment Picanto Morning platform, but featuring first-gen xB-style tall-body MPV packaging. The Picanto’s wheelbase is actually slightly smaller than the xB’s, and there’s another key difference here as well: see that rear […]

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2011 Scion xB: You Can’t Fix (Or Facelift) Ugly http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2010/03/2011-scion-xb-you-cant-fix-or-facelift-ugly/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2010/03/2011-scion-xb-you-cant-fix-or-facelift-ugly/#comments Sun, 28 Mar 2010 20:21:34 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=350597 The post 2011 Scion xB: You Can’t Fix (Or Facelift) Ugly appeared first on The Truth About Cars.

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Scion: The Brand With No Purpose http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2010/01/scion-the-brand-with-no-purpose/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2010/01/scion-the-brand-with-no-purpose/#comments Fri, 15 Jan 2010 21:03:29 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=341976 “Scion is pretty much a North American brand, so that is why it is very natural to think more development, more design work, should be done in North America,” Yoshi Inaba, president of Toyota Motor North America tells Automotive News [sub]. In other words, fans of Scion’s first generation of JDM confections who railed against […]

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“Scion is pretty much a North American brand, so that is why it is very natural to think more development, more design work, should be done in North America,” Yoshi Inaba, president of Toyota Motor North America tells Automotive News [sub]. In other words, fans of Scion’s first generation of JDM confections who railed against […]

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