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Scion xB Fuel Economy Data

4dr Hatch 158-hp 2.4L I4 5-sp manual FWD

flat, hilly, or mountainousLand driving style: very light to "lead foot"Foot A/C use: none to heavyA/C constant stop and goTraf % many stops per mileCity % stop every mile or twoSub % fairly steady speedHwy % Hwy Spd MPG
flat light none 100 0 0 0 N/A 24.200
hills med light 0 10 10 80 65 26.000
flat light light 1 5 79 15 60 24.078
flat med none 10 30 40 20 80 26.000
hills med light 60 10 20 10 60 27.200
hills light light 60 10 20 10 60 27.416
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hills med none 10 10 20 60 65 27.425
hills med light 0 10 10 80 65 29.500
hills med none 10 10 20 60 65 28.900
flat med light 3 3 3 90 70 30.000
hills med light 0 10 10 80 65 28.700
hills med none 10 30 50 10 65 25.000
hills med none 10 10 20 60 65 30.000
hills light light 60 10 20 10 60 27.528
hills light light 60 10 20 10 60 28.500
flat med none 43 29 29 0 N/A 25.000
flat med none 43 29 29 0 N/A 25.000
flat med none 43 29 29 0 N/A 25.000
flat v.lt light 6 8 3 83 70 25.000
flat light none 0 5 15 80 70 28.571
flat med light 10 15 25 50 65 29.630
flat med light 10 15 25 50 65 32.000
flat lead hvy 5 5 5 86 70 29.800
hills med hvy 10 25 15 50 60 26.500
flat med none 5 5 5 85 70 31.000
hills light none 0 0 80 20 60 27.000
hills med light 5 10 10 75 70 28.400
flat light none 5 15 45 35 65 25.893

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What Our Members Are Saying about the Real Gas Mileage of the 2008 Scion xB

2008 Scion xB Real Gas Mileage: Pros
YearBody/PowertrainComment
2009 4dr Hatch 158-horsepower 2.4L I4
5-speed manual FWD
I get 28.5 MPG average driving 50mi every day in traffic. see full Scion xB review
2008 4dr Hatch 158-horsepower 2.4L I4
4-speed shiftable automatic FWD
I am getting about 27mpg combined. That is great in my opinion, for the size. see full Scion xB review
2008 4dr Hatch 158-horsepower 2.4L I4
5-speed manual FWD
I got 28MPG in town, and only filled up every two to three weeks, 11.4 gallons. see full Scion xB review
2008 4dr Hatch 158-horsepower 2.4L I4
4-speed shiftable automatic FWD
I average 25 mpg, about 10 mpg better than my previous car. see full Scion xB review
2008 4dr Hatch 158-horsepower 2.4L I4
4-speed shiftable automatic FWD
way better than what i had! 31 mpg commuting 60 miles a day. see full Scion xB review
2008 4dr Hatch 158-horsepower 2.4L I4
5-speed manual FWD
The fact that my car gets about 24 mph around town and 29 -30 on the freeway. see full Scion xB review
2008 4dr Hatch 158-horsepower 2.4L I4
4-speed shiftable automatic FWD
the xB is rated higher then most similar sized vehicles. 22/28 mpg. my real world mpg is pretty close to 30 see full Scion xB review
2007 4dr Hatch 103-horsepower 1.5L I4
5-speed manual FWD
anything 30+ is amazing see full Scion xB review
2008 Scion xB Real Gas Mileage: Cons
YearBody/PowertrainComment
2009 4dr Hatch 158-horsepower 2.4L I4
4-speed shiftable automatic FWD
Best that can be said is that fuel economy is average for car of its weight and engine displacement. Automatic transmission only available in 4sp w/OD. A 5 or 6 speed tranny would be better. see full Scion xB review
2008 4dr Hatch 158-horsepower 2.4L I4
4-speed shiftable automatic FWD
could be better. I avg between 25-30mpg per tank...depending on how much city driving I do. see full Scion xB review
2008 4dr Hatch 158-horsepower 2.4L I4
4-speed shiftable automatic FWD
Not the best but not too bad. see full Scion xB review
2008 4dr Hatch 158-horsepower 2.4L I4
5-speed manual FWD
Could have been better. see full Scion xB review
 

2008 Scion xB Gas Mileage (MPG)

Unlike other fuel economy surveys, TrueDelta's Real-World Gas Mileage Survey includes questions about how and where a car was driven. So you can get an idea of the Scion xB's real-world MPG based on how and where you drive a car.