2005 Scion tC User Reviews

2005 Scion tC Review Ratings

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Average Ratings from 53 reviews

  • Performance:4 out of 5 stars4 out of 5 stars4 out of 5 stars4 out of 5 stars4 out of 5 stars 4 / 5
  • Appearance:4.5 out of 5 stars4.5 out of 5 stars4.5 out of 5 stars4.5 out of 5 stars4.5 out of 5 stars 4.5 / 5
  • Build Quality:4.3 out of 5 stars4.3 out of 5 stars4.3 out of 5 stars4.3 out of 5 stars4.3 out of 5 stars 4.3 / 5
  • Overall: 4.6 out of 5 stars4.6 out of 5 stars4.6 out of 5 stars4.6 out of 5 stars4.6 out of 5 stars 4.6 / 5

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PROS
"ride" 23 reviews
"fuel economy" 22 reviews
"power" 20 reviews
"handling" 12 reviews
"price" 9 reviews
CONS
"power" 7 reviews
"fuel economy" 4 reviews
"doors" 3 reviews
"rattle" 3 reviews
"paint job" 2 reviews

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Oscar writes:
2005 Scion tC Sport Coupe Review
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5

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the sweet sun roof

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when truck door is opened excess water leaks into trunk

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Verrrry Niiiice — I like the way the sun roof opens along with the stereo pop up cover. Great on gas and I enjoy the TRD exhuast which has a deep sound to it. Very fun to drive around town, not so much now because there are so many. Overall sweet car. Don't get it because then there will be more of them.

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Red writes:
2005 Scion tC Sport Coupe Review
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Has Good Pickup For A 4, Looks Sick, Lots of Room, Open Up Trunk,
Placement of Controls Is User Friendly and The Rims And Spoiler Look
Sick

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Blind Spots, Large Doors, The Oil Filter Placement,

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Wouldn't Trade My Rs1 For Another. — Car Is Asome, The Color Is Way More Red In Person, Toyota Built An Great Car Even For The First Year of It, Great On Gas Would Reccomend It To Anyone RS1 ALL THE WAY!!

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Julio writes:
2005 Scion tC Sport Coupe Review
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5

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fast and roomy

Cons

it is two door which makes it difficult for some familys

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It Is Really Nice — you could do many things with the exterior,rims lights anything,the interior is roomy,handling and performance are great. overall it is an awesome car

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Winston writes:
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Poppin — Like: comfortable inside, dual moon-roof, hefty power but not too fast, comfortable, quiet when not getting deaf by my stereo, quick and auto-up/down windows, all glass top makes it easier to wash, everything goes off only after opening door. I still get compliments on it. It's poppin. Dis-like: 20-22MPG since I drive a lot of city. Large and heavy door hard to get out of tight parking spots. Good looks and personalized license plate make it hard to go around discretely.

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Carlos writes:
2005 Scion tC Sport Coupe Review
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Nice looking appearance inside and outside.
It is ok on gas economy 26m/g average.
It handles fine and has a good engine for its price.

Cons

I wish it has a better acceleration.
Interior is not as quiet as I would like it to be.

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Nice And Reliable Car. — So far, I haven't found problems on the car. It is very reliable and handles ok.

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Steve writes:
2005 Scion tC Sport Coupe Review
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Styling, reliability, good performance/price ratio

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Never will be mistaken for a performance car.  Otherwise, no real cons

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Great Sporty Car For The Money — I have owned my tC for 3 years. I bought the second one that my dealership ever recieved, so I have had the advantage of owning one from the very beginning. While it will never be mistaken for a high performance car, it does have a great price/performance ratio and really good styling (sort of an imitation of an Infiniti G35 coupe)

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reyesreyes writes:
2005 Scion tC Sport Coupe Review
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5

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Not car issues

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Small

reyesreyes
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Reliable — This is by far the best car I've owned yet. Quality, interior room (surprisingly, back seats are very spacious), performance, style and appearance are all top-notch. I had 148k without a single issue (besides rear-brake replacement), and it's unfortunate we're switching it out for a more family-friendly vehicle. Great car!

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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xblahx writes:
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Car has power, is ridiculously low maintenance, super reliable, and because it is a hatchback, you can fit a TON of stuff in it. It also handles great on corners.

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Fuel economy is not great because it is tuned to be peppy. You really have to accelerate slowly if you want good gas mileage.

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This Car Is Awesome. If I Didn't Need A 4x4, I Would Keep It Forever. — For being an inexpensive car, it is everything you would want and more. Especially with the stock rims and the panoramic moonroof. I never once had to go in for non-scheduled maintenance and I doubt I would for another 10 years.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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spsimplicity writes:
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Handles well, good gas mileage, roomy front seats, can hold a lot of things in the trunk when the back seats are folded down, no mechanical issues.

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Back seats arent very comfy, stiff suspension

spsimplicity
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Silver Scion Tc — Great fun first car for a teenager. Worked well for me all through high school and college. I've done the regular maintenance on it and everything is still running fine in the engine. I like all the room in the trunk and its quite peppy when getting on the gas.

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smokeeater writes:
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i love this car it is a blast to drive and never had a problem

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its lowered so have to watch bumps sometimes

smokeeater
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I Would Buy Another One If I Needed A Car — this car has been a very good car to own,its easy to do maintenance on and has been excellent in all weather conditions.im a little dissapointed that i never got to put a turbo on it to see what she can really do

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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2011 Scion tC Reviews

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2010 Scion tC Reviews

Fun, Yet Reliable By Tory

The car is supposed to be somewhat of a sporty car. You can feel it in the whenever you're doing city driving; however it becomes apparent that you cannot zoom around people while driving out on the h... Read More

Great Car For A Great Price. By Trey

The overall handling of this car is astounding for price, the quality of the build is good, there are only minor flaws since this is a first generation TC. It is a cheap car to maintain and a very fun... Read More

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2009 Scion tC Reviews

Reliable Coupe By nhaerr

Could use some more top end power, and I wish it didn't run at four thousand rpm's at 80 miles per hour. Fun to drive with simple but classy styling. Love the availability of Toyota Racing Developme... Read More

Great Commuter Car, But Stylish! By BrookeF

Great appearance, good gas mileage,minimal maintenance/ low maintenance costs. The panoramic sunroof and reclining back seats are awesome,. Pioneer sound system sounds great. Easy to park and super fu... Read More

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2008 Scion tC Reviews

I Love My Tc! By Karli

Great car, wouldn't have any other one for my daily driver! I bought this little dime in March of 2012 with a wowing 22,000 miles on it, can you say fantastic for a 2005? I can, what a deal. In this l... Read More

Good Kid's Car By Tyler

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