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2014 Scion xB vs. 2014 Subaru XV Crosstrek Review

Comparison Review

Comfort
Due to its greater rear head- and legroom, backseat passengers will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Scion xB than the Subaru XV Crosstrek. The Subaru XV Crosstrek will be a favorite with taller drivers due to its greater front head- and legroom than the Scion xB.

Convenience
With the Subaru XV Crosstrek you will definitely be making less frequent stops at the gas station than with the Scion xB, due to its tank size and 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). Based on MSRP, the Scion xB is clearly a better financial choice over the Subaru XV Crosstrek. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. In this case, the Scion xB will cost less to deliver to the dealership than the Subaru XV Crosstrek.

Dimensions
The Scion xB is a little narrower than the Subaru XV Crosstrek, so you'll have an easier time getting in and out of the car in a tight parking spot. The Scion xB is slightly shorter than the Subaru XV Crosstrek, which may make it easier to park.

Drivetrain
With somewhat higher torque, the engine of the Scion xB transmits a bit more power to the wheels than the Subaru XV Crosstrek.

Handling
The Scion xB has about the same turning radius as the Subaru XV Crosstrek, allowing equal maneuverability in and out of tight spots.

Performance
When it comes to horsepower, the Scion xB is somewhat more powerful than the Subaru XV Crosstrek.

Utility
In terms of seating you'll be able to fit the same number of people in both the Scion xB and the Subaru XV Crosstrek.

Warranty
The Scion xB comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Subaru XV Crosstrek.


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2014 Scion
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MSRP*: $16,970 - $20,420

2014 Subaru
XV Crosstrek

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MSRP*: $21,995 - $24,495
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Lease Incentive: As low as 1.73% --
City MPG: 22 23 - 25
Highway MPG: 28 30 - 33
Engine(s): Inline-4 Horizontal
Seating Capacity: 5 - 5 5 - 5
Basic Warranty: 3 years/36,000 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*: $16,122 - $19,399 $20,876 - $23,178

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