The Scion xB features a 2.4-liter engine that delivers a maximum power of 158 horsepower at 6,000 revolutions per second, and a torque of 162 pound-feet at 4,000 revolutions per minute. The engine has a displacement of 2,362 cubic capacity and a compression ratio of 9.8:1. It comes with a choice between a five-speed manual transmission or a four-speed sequential automatic transmission. The engine has four cylinders with four valves in each cylinder.
The front-wheel drive has a mileage of 22 mpg in cities and 28 mpg on highways. The car can hold a maximum of 14 gallons of fuel. It uses ventilated discs for the front brakes and solid discs for the rear brakes. The braking system offers anti-lock brakes with electronic brake-force distribution and brake assist. The five-seater has a cargo capacity of 69.9 cubic feet.
The vehicle comes with standard traction and vehicle stability control, and electric power steering. The car uses a MacPherson strut for the front suspension and a torsion beam for the rear suspension. The front also has stabilizer bars. The radius of its turning circle is 34.8 feet. The length of its wheelbase stands at 102.4 inches. The car has a ground clearance of 5.1 inches. It uses 16-inch wheels and comes with a temporary spare tire.