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2014 BMW 328d vs. 2014 Scion xB Review

Comparison Review

Comfort
Passengers in the back seat will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Scion xB than the BMW 328d, due to its greater head- and legroom. The BMW 328d will be a favorite with taller drivers due to its greater front head- and legroom than the Scion xB.

Convenience
With the BMW 328d you will definitely be making fewer stops at the gas station than with the Scion xB, due to its larger tank size and better fuel economy.

Cost
There are a lot of factors to consider when calculating the overall cost of a vehicle. The main consideration is Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price (MSRP). The BMW 328d will definitely make more of a dent in your wallet than the Scion xB, which has a much lower MSRP. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. The Destination Charge for the BMW 328d is much higher than that for the Scion xB.

Dimensions
Since the BMW 328d is much wider than the Scion xB, finding a wide enough spot in a parking lot may be a bit more challenging. If you go with the BMW 328d, you may be circling the block looking for a space large enough to park more often than with the Scion xB.

Drivetrain
Due to its much higher torque, the engine of the BMW 328d does a much better job of transmitting power to the wheels than the Scion xB.

Handling
The BMW 328d has a larger turning radius than the Scion xB, making it slightly more difficult to maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
When it comes to horsepower, the BMW 328d is somewhat more powerful than the Scion xB.

Utility
In terms of seating you'll be able to fit the same number of people in both the BMW 328d and the Scion xB.

Warranty
You'll have greater peace of mind with the more generous basic warranty of the BMW 328d than that of the Scion xB.


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2014 BMW
328d

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MSRP*: $42,950

2014 Scion
xB

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MSRP*: $16,970 - $20,420
Cash Back Rebate: Up to $750 Visit Rebate Center
Low APR Loan: As low as 3.11% --
Lease Incentive: As low as 3.10% As low as 1.73%
City MPG: 31 22
Highway MPG: 43 --
Engine(s): Inline-4 Inline-4
Seating Capacity: 5 - 5 5 - 5
Basic Warranty: 4 years/50,000 miles 3 years/36,000 miles
Safety Rating: Front
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Safety Rating: Side
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Safety Rating: Rear
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Invoice*: $39,515 $16,122 - $19,399

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