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 41 - 50 of 53 2005 Scion tC reviews.

Matthew4358 writes:
2005 Scion tC Sport Coupe Review
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4

Pros

sun roof, 26 mpg, stock rims, looks good

Cons

performance could be faster, mpg could be better, rattles

25

Great Car For Student — I want this car for a long time and i finally got it. 160 horses, 2.4 engine, sun roof, 26 mpg, stock rims

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Red writes:
2005 Scion tC Sport Coupe Review
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5

Pros

Good on gas, Sporty,

Cons

Blind spots, Large doors, Oil filter is not in most convenient place

45

Cant Wait To Get Another — Glad to own looks asome runs great head turner

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Bruce writes:
2005 Scion tC Sport Coupe Review
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4

Pros

strong clutch, decent gas milage, easy to maintain, a lot of aftermarket
options

Cons

slight body roll, stock tires make it easy to slide out in rain or snow

45

Good For Everyday Driving — The 2.4L I4 on the tC gets decent gas milage and can still go when needed. The car has a little body roll on hard turns but still holds the road.

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Gian writes:
2005 Scion tC Sport Coupe Review
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5

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Visually awesome and comfortable inside

Cons

Cars weight is a bit much

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Sexy Looking Ride — Car could use a bit more torgue and pick up off the line but with a lil moding can be quite the beast.

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Nathan writes:
2005 Scion tC Sport Coupe Review
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5

Pros

All glass roof, standard sunroof, low-torquey engine, looks, customization, dask layout, 17" wheels standard.

Cons

Not enough horsepower for really quick passing on highway, a little heavy.

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Can't Beat What You Get For The Price! — I've had this car for 3 years (50k so far) and I can honestly say I've never looked back. For the price nothing can come even close. If you have another five grand to spend then a GTI or Speed 3 is obviously the better performing vehicle but for something just north of 16 grand it's hard to beat.

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Gervaise writes:
2005 Scion tC Sport Coupe Review
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5

Pros

A very good fit and finish on the bodywork . I am a Tool & Die maker and have worked for an  Audi assembly plant as well as Volvo . This is what we look at . Compared to anything up to the $ 40 000  market  it is very comparable with fit and finish.

Cons

None.

45

Ver Good All Rounder — One of the best cars to own these days . Good bang for your buck . Excellent retail after 4 years of owning one .

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Elizabeth writes:
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5

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Looks great, fast, fun! Great gas.

Cons

Too easy to rade ;)

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I Love My Car Sooo Much! — A great car for first time driver and well.. anyone else. Easy to drive but has a sensitive pedal... got 2 speeding tickets in 1 month.. =/

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David writes:
2005 Scion tC Sport Coupe Review
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4

Pros

Quick Acceleration

Cons

Cheaply Made

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Not Bad — I drove this car when I was looking to trade in the Equinox. I was impressed with it. There was a few things that were cheaply made. But overall the car was pretty good. Ran great!

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Nikita writes:
2005 Scion tC Sport Coupe Review
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5

Pros

Stylish, sporty spacious coupe.

Cons

Plenty of understeed, could of been better.

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A Small Compactwith A Soul Of A Big Adventurer — A surprisingly good looking interior and a very nice exterior for a cheap price of 16,000. The engine is big but only produces a 160 horses which do keep you entertained if you have a manual box but with that size of an engine toyota could of squezed a bit more power from it. The car has bad oversteer when you try and take corners, but the acceleration of this car is great. standard features are plenty to empress your friends and if you have money to spend you can add on plenty more features on the car like a supercharger, better stereo system and much more. Over all i would say that this car is reliable enough to last you a while but the miles per gallon on this car is not that great.

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Bobby writes:
2005 Scion tC Sport Coupe Review
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4

Pros

28+ mpg, great performance, and good in the snow

Cons

4 banger

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My New Car — For a 4 banger it has great pickup while still getting awesome gas mileage. I put fog lights, pedestal spoiler, ground effects, 6 inch subs, and a couple other options into it. the double moon roof and styling of the interior is one of my favorite features

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Reviews From Other Years

2012 Scion tC Reviews

A Fun Little Head-turner By Nicky

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

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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

Wonderful By Jemsmotors

Is a gas saver and the cost of maintenance and all repairs and parts can be found for great prices and every where you look for them. Besides parents love it for their trips and my friends love it to ... Read More

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

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