Though there have been rumors about axing of Scion xB crossover, and replacing it with new model, this vehicle is coming once more, with a new shot to meet demands from company. It is going to be released as 2017 Scion xB, and it takes place in compact SUV class, mainly in North American market. To enhance sale records, engineers made new, much better powertrains, while styling also get some new details. Primary advantage is xB’s efficiency. All in all, this crossover is going to become one of the most attractive vehicles in its class in upcoming years.
2017 Scion xB Redesign
To become competitive in crossover class, continuous improvements and applied innovations should be carried out. Mainly because of that, company decided to redesign their 2017 Scion xB, as opposed to to replace it. Both interior and exterior will likely be revisited. Cabin is now much more elegant and chic. No information about features and other settings are offered. But, exterior styling is modified. Bumper and LED lights are new, while new xB gets few new lines and curves. Also, new color schemes are to be introduced. Overall design is familiar, and 2017 xB comes in boxy styling.
2017 Scion xB Drivetrain
Under the hood of the 2017 Scion xB is going to be revisited engine. One rumor say that drivetrain from final model are going to be carried more than to new xB. On the other hand, engineers are preparing new solution, with 2.4-l DOHC four-cylinder unit. This information is not confirmed however, but rumors say this powerplant can provide 160 horsepower and 150 lb-ft of torque. It is unknown what type of transmission this crossover is going to exploit, also as all-wheel drive mode.
2017 Scion xB Release Date and Price
One of the major car shown in 2016 will host a premiere of the 2017 Scion xB. This crossover gets many changes, so it may very well be priced more than $20,000 for current vehicle. Priority for Scion is to attain American buyers, so more options, packages and trim levels will be supplied there, so that indicates wide gap amongst rates of higher and reduced trims. Extra information about this crossover will be out there as its unveiling is receiving closer.