All-new last year and unchanged for 2009, the Scion xD is powered by a 1.8L four-cylinder engine that produces 128 hp and 125 lb-ft of torque. According to Scion xD performance data, the small 5-door hatchback gets an EPA-estimated fuel economy of 27 mpg city/33 mpg hwy and 29 mpg combined with the five-speed manual transmission, and 26/32/28 mpg with the four-speed automatic transmission. Scion xD standard safety features include stability and traction control, antilock brakes with brake assist, front seat side airbags, full-length side curtain airbags and front active head restraints. While it might be a tight fit, the Scion xD can accommodate up to five passengers. The subcompact Scion xD is a stylish economy car that is characterized by a lengthy list of standard equipment and dealer-installed extras, including multiple alloy wheels, LED taillights, a rear spoiler, a variety of shift knobs, a silver-leather-wrapped steering wheel, a security system and an interior mood lighting system with a choice of four colors.