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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Displaying 31 - 40 of 53 2005 Scion tC reviews.

Binod writes:
2005 Scion tC Sport Coupe Review
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5

Pros

Its has plenty of power

Cons

N/A

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Awesome Car — great performance, interiors, base sunroof, great great 7 speaker sound system, with a sub included (its really shaking) this car is pretting customizable car for people who wanna personlize the car. we i am getting an exhaust system and its gonna be sweet!!

Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)

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Shelley writes:
2005 Scion tC Sport Coupe Review
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5

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Fun. Sporty. Cute.

Cons

only 160hp :(

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*heart* — i love her! i was in a car accident and i believe in the 5/5 star ratings now. She's a 2005 and in great shape! Holds her value too! Great pick up, great price and addons, and just great overall :)

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Kamil writes:
2005 Scion tC Sport Coupe Review
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5

Pros

Rims

Cons

Paint

35

Review — I put way too much money into this car, Replaced almost everything. Love the car but customizing gets addicting. The 05 was a bad year, the noises here and there takes some getting used to. Its pretty reliable engine wise.

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Christopher writes:
2005 Scion tC Sport Coupe Review
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4

Pros

Bang for the buck

Cons

its a toyota.

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Scion Tc — Dependable car with style. Lots of bang for your buck. Its not fast but is quick. This car is only a 10th of a second slower than an is300. Brilliant handling that is not hard to drive for long distances.

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Lucas writes:
2005 Scion tC Sport Coupe Review
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5

Pros

Can make it your own car, fun to drive

Cons

bad launch traction

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Solid Car — I would reccomend worth buying, many different parts to add on to it for a decent amount of money. Deffinetly reliable being a toyota, good acceleration, lots or torque, good suspension, 5 speed stick ftw. Gas milage is good on average

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Ozzie writes:
2005 Scion tC Sport Coupe Review
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5

Pros

Looks, Features, Price

Cons

Power Lag

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Scion Tc 05 Release Series 1.0 — I own a release series version of the car which brought many extras aside from the standard features. Some extras include door sills, 18" enkei rims with pirelli tires and red front strut bar and battery tie down. Performance was OK though it had its good days (especially on cold nights). Fun to drive.

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Angelina writes:
2005 Scion tC Sport Coupe Review
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5

Pros

Style, maintenance friendly and good on gas(only if you don't mod the motor, lol)

Cons

not fast enough

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Scion Tc — I love how it's made for modding and there are a lot of companies that make parts for the car. It can be whatever you want it to be and its cheap and made by a reputable company: Toyota! Performance wise, it's alright, but there are many companies that make turbo kits and suspension packages for it. The TC can be upgraded very easily.

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Heath writes:
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5

Pros

High quality cheap car.  Quick

Cons

MPG  only 26 for a 4 banger

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Fun Ride — I love everything about it. It is a manual. The manuals are fairly quick. Automatics are slow. It has a touchy clutch. Has good low end torque. Has a very good power band range. Very fun to drive. It would be nice if it could handled turns a little better.

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Robert writes:
2005 Scion tC Sport Coupe Review
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5

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Driveability, gas milage, fun, comfort, style.

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N/A

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Best Car In Its Class. — No dissapointments. All around good college car. It has great gas mileage, good sound system (even tho i added aftermarket sub) and no major problems with the motor. If you are a college student or you like sports cars this is a sweet car to own. Test drive one and you will see what i mean.

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Ryan writes:
2005 Scion tC Sport Coupe Review
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5

Pros

I just wrote the positives!

Cons

When I find one, I'll let you know.

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Huh? — Love the moonroof and the sunroof! I like the handling- it is awesome. Also gas mileage is great. It also rides very smooth, makes minimal if any noise and is roomy for a 2 door touring coupe. People actually dont mind sitting in the back! Also the hatchback is awesome.

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2012 Scion tC Reviews

A Fun Little Head-turner By Nick

It's a solid car. If you want something cheap, but sporty, this is the car for you. It also gives you plenty of room to upgrade from the base model later, so you don't have to put a ton of money down ... Read More

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2011 Scion tC Reviews

2011 Tc By Remi

it's a really fun car to drive, great bang for the bucks! It has decent performance and handling for a 20000$ car. Easy to modify too, only down side is the rear camber problem on the passenger side... Read More

Comfortable, Fast, Inexpensive Car By trish1015

I love this car! It was very inexpensive and it drives really well! Fast and comfy! Big power change when v-tec kicks in around 40mph. I would definately reccommend this car to everybody! Great for a... Read More

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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

This thing is great for a teenager, but not so great for anyone else. Its not incredibly fast, and doesn't get outstanding gas mileage. However, it does do long journeys with ease, and its very comfor... Read More

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