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2005 Scion xA vs. 2006 Scion xA

To start off, 2006 Scion xA is newer by 1 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 2005 Scion xA. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 2005 Scion xA would be higher. At 1,495 cc (4 cylinders), 2005 Scion xA is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2005 Scion xA (106 HP @ 6000 RPM) has 3 more horse power than 2006 Scion xA. (103 HP @ 6000 RPM). In normal driving conditions, 2005 Scion xA should accelerate faster than 2006 Scion xA. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2006 Scion xA weights approximately 16 kg more than 2005 Scion xA.

Both vehicles are front wheel drive (FWD). Which offers better traction when its slippery than rear wheel drive vehicles. With that said, do keep in mind that many other factors such as speed and the wear on your tires can also have significant impact on traction and control. Let's talk about torque, 2005 Scion xA (142 Nm @ 4200 RPM) has 5 more torque (in Nm) than 2006 Scion xA. (137 Nm @ 4200 RPM). This means 2005 Scion xA will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2006 Scion xA.

Compare all specifications:

2005 Scion xA 2006 Scion xA
Make Scion Scion
Model xA xA
Year Released 2005 2006
Body Type Hatchback Hatchback
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 1495 cc 1489 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Valves per Cylinder 4 valves 4 valves
Horse Power 106 HP 103 HP
Engine RPM 6000 RPM 6000 RPM
Torque 142 Nm 137 Nm
Torque RPM 4200 RPM 4200 RPM
Engine Bore Size 76 mm 76 mm
Engine Stroke Size 84 mm 84 mm
Fuel Type Gasoline Gasoline
Drive Type Front Front
Number of Seats 5 seats 5 seats
Number of Doors 4 doors 4 doors
Vehicle Weight 1070 kg 1086 kg
Vehicle Length 3920 mm 3920 mm
Vehicle Width 1700 mm 1700 mm
Vehicle Height 1540 mm 1540 mm
Wheelbase Size 2380 mm 2380 mm
Fuel Consumption City 7.4 L/100km 7.4 L/100km
Fuel Consumption Overall 6.9 L/100km 6.9 L/100km
Fuel Tank Capacity 45 L 45 L


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