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Assembly Location

Takaoka, Japan

’08 Price Range


’07 Price Range

Body Styles

4-door wagon

Drive Configuration



2.4L I-4


M-5, A-4

What’s New for ’08

  • The xB is considerably larger than its predecessor, gaining over a foot in length, 3 in. (76 mm) in width, and 4 in. (102 mm) in wheelbase, as well as sporting new 16-in. wheels and wheel covers, also 1 in. (25 mm) larger than the previous model, and larger 4-wheel disc-brakes.
  • It is powered by a DOHC, 16-valve 2.4L I-4 with aluminum-alloy block and heads and variable valve timing, paired to either a 5-speed manual or 4-speed automatic transmission and rides on a MacPherson strut front and torsion beam rear suspension.
  • The standard 160-watt Pioneer sound system features MP3 player connectivity and integrates MP3 file information into the main display screen, while navigation system is a new option.

Related Information

All 2008 U.S. Models

2008 U.S. Model Specifications