Scion announced today that its xD five-door urban subcompact vehicle will come standard with Bluetooth hands-free and Bluetooth streaming audio, pilule and HD Radio technology, for the 2012 model year.
It will cost $15,345. The four-speed automatic will cost $16,145.
However, in March 2011, Scion raised the price of the 2011 xD a relatively minor $65 to $15,910 for the four-speed automatic and $65 to $15,110 for the five-speed manual.
New standard features for 2012 include HD Radio technology and Bluetooth connectivity that allows both hands-free phone connection and streaming audio capability.
The pierce to Bluetooth is intelligent on Toyota’s partial since it is targeting a some-more technologically savvy consumer with a Scion line. Not carrying Bluetooth could be a understanding breaker for a car like a 2012 Scion xD when it is put conduct to conduct opposite vehicles like a Hyundai Elantra and a Ford Fiesta, that both compare or kick a 2012 xD’s cost of $16,145 (because a involuntary is still a accepted choice of a American public).
The optional 200-watt maximum Pioneer™ Premium audio system has the same features as the standard Pioneer audio, but is enhanced with a 5.8-inch LCD touch-screen display, features iTunes® tagging and Pandora® internet radio connected through iPhone® and six RCA outputs to add external amplifiers.
The 2012 xD model is powered by the same 1.8-L four-cylinder engine that generates 128hp.