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Why was Scion XD discontinued?

A press release issued this morning said the decision to discontinue Scion was made in part because the younger buyers Scion was founded to attract are happy buying Toyota models. More than a decade ago, Scion was created to attract young buyers into the Toyota fold with inexpensive small cars and no-haggle pricing.

What is Scion recall?

Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing (Toyota) is recalling certain 2004-2006 Toyota Scion xA vehicles. The air bag control module for the supplemental restraint system (SRS ECU) may experience an internal short, possibly causing the air bags to unintentionally deploy, or become deactivated.

What recalls are on a 2008 Scion xB?

Most Recent 2008 Scion xB recall

  • RECALL 19V741000. Frontal Air Bag Inflator Ruptures During Deployment Spraying Metal Fragments.
  • RECALL 17V006000. Passenger Air Bag Inflator Ruptures During Deployment Spraying Metal Fragments.
  • RECALL 16V340000. Passenger Frontal Air Bag Inflator Ruptures On Deployment.
  • RECALL 12V491000.

Are Scion and Toyota the same company?

Toyota, the parent company behind the Scion brand, had decided to discontinue this youth-focused nameplate in August 2016 and most of the Scion-branded models have been rebadged as Toyotas. The rear-drive FR-S (rebadged Toyota 86) is a drift-ready two-door coupe.

How do I fix the oil in my Scion tC?

Problem Description The engine should be cleaned of oil sludge, and if oil consumption remains excessive, the engine may need new piston rings, or other internal components replaced. To avoid this issue, change the engine oil and filter every 3,000 miles, and ensure the proper grade of oil is used.

Is there a recall on Scion xB?

Summary: Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing (Toyota) is recalling certain Toyota Racing Development (TRD) brake kits, part numbers PTR09-21111 and PTR09-52080, sold by Toyota as an optional accessory for model year 2008-2015 Scion xB, and 2011-2016 Scion tC vehicles.

Are Toyota Scions reliable?

In the end, a used Scion makes a great first car for young drivers and an economical buy for anyone buying used. Even scrolling through the Reddit conversations among consumers, who say these rides are still reliable, affordable, and anything but boring. Don’t let the discontinued status of Scion deter you.