Upgrade the Audio 2010 Scion XD

The Scion xD ranks in at number 6 of the most popular cars for Generation Y. With a unique body shape, affordable Scion pricing, and an exclusive Scion lifestyle, it is easy to see why this car is among the best selling vehicles for Generation Y. One of the best things about the Scion xD is the ease of aftermarket customization. In this blog, we discuss some of the more popular audio upgrades that can be installed in the Scion xD.

Upgrade the Stereo

The 2010 Scion xD is able to accommodate an aftermarket Single or Double DIN radio. To replace your factory stereo with an aftermarket one, use one of the following dash kits and wiring harnesses.

Manufacturer Dash Kit Standard Wiring Harness
Metra Electronics Metra 99-8230
Metra 95-8202
Metra 70-1761
Scosche Scosche SCN4200B Scosche TA02B

Both of the dash kit listed above will allow for the installation of a single or double DIN stereo. With freedom to choose a single or double DIN, xD owners are free to choose just about any Car Stereo they like.

Upgrade your Speakers

While those stock Scion speakers might sound good, installing some aftermarket speakers will make your Scion xD sound great! The following speaker information from the Metra Online Vehicle Fitment Guide can be used to find the right pair of speakers for your xD.

Location Size Depth
Front Speakers 6-1/2″ 4-1/2″
Front Tweeters 1″ 1″
Rear Speakers 6-1/2″ 4″

Speakers and subwoofers that fit the Scion xD:

Note: The Metra VFG was used to determine the vehicle speaker sizes in this blog. Due to different trims on cars, i recommend calling a Sonic Electronix rep to confirm that the speakers sizes and DIN sizes are compatible with your trim.