2006 Scion tC User Reviews

2006 Scion tC Review Ratings

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Average Ratings from 51 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:4.6 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
  • 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: 4.5 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

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PROS
"ride" 25 reviews
"fuel economy" 20 reviews
"power" 17 reviews
"handling" 14 reviews
"speed" 10 reviews
CONS
"fuel economy" 5 reviews
"power" 4 reviews
"rattle" 4 reviews
"small power" 3 reviews
"small space" 3 reviews

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AracelyM writes:
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4

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Good MPG's

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Not a lot of leg room in the back seats

AracelyM
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Great Car For Day To Day Commuting — This car saves lots of money on gas. Great for day to day commuting. The back seats recline and fold down for large item storage. I would highly recommend this car for those who are on a budget. Overall Great Car!

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Gstrzepek writes:
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Air conditioning, cd and sound system, 5 speed manual, the way it handles, fun to drive

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Blind spot when backing up.

Gstrzepek
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Scion — I enjoyed driving this car. It handled well in the snow. I used it to go to and from work. It is very economical as far as maintenance and gas mileage. I am now retired and do not use this car anymore.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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tommy_m writes:
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4

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Great handling fuel-efficient sports car.

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Back seat room is limited, but that's the case for most sports cars.

tommy_m
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Fun To Drive! — Extremely reliable and handles well. Looks great with tinted windows. Very safe car (rated excellent) with front and side curtain air bags on both sides. Very good acceleration. Front seats are very comfortable. Stereo system is good for a factory install.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Veronica writes:
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Super comfortable, great handling, and base model comes with a lot of features.

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Not very good in the snow, but that is expected since its a sports car. Not good to use as family car.

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Great First Car, Inexpensive With A Lot Of Features. — Awesome vehicle, fun to drive, great handling, feels safe. I love the appearance of the car both inside and out. I felt like it came with many features although it was a base model. Would definitely recommend this car to someone looking for an inexpensive sports car, who doesn't have any kids.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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tgilden writes:
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Low Maint. Great gas mileage

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a little small

tgilden
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Fun Car — reliable and economical car. Never breaks down or left me stranded. Great on gas and fun to drive. Look great too. Low cost maintenance. Most parts are cheep if need to be replace. Love this car and would highly recommend to other.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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bdella94 writes:
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Amazing gas mileage good looks can easily fit 4 in the car an overall fun little car to own and drive

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Have nothing to complain about

bdella94
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Sweet Little Car — I overall love the looks and the driveability of my car I have absolutely noting to complain about everything is easy to get to and Toyota did a good job with this car. The car handles smooth with which ever way you turn the wheel it goes it also has a lot of power for such a little engine

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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DuBoseG1 writes:
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Awesome little 2 door car. Has a lot of cargo capacity, especially for 2 door. Has really good acceleration and a pretty good ride as well.

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This car eats tires, and they're pretty expensive too. These cars have electrical gremlins (blown fuses, interior lights going out), that can be pretty annoying to deal with at times, seems to be a common problem among tC's. Torque steer is definitely noticeable. Rear hatch handle is plastic and flimsy and will break on you, very bad design on their part.

DuBoseG1
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Fun, Reliable, Good Looking Scion. — Like I said in the cons, car is kind of quirky. The hatch seems to be one of the more problem areas; it chirps on bumpy roads, the handle was designed poorly and anchored with thin plastic, and the interior hatch trim pieces fall out of their places. We had an alternator go bad on us, so the car was killing batteries for a while. Overall nothing major has gone wrong, and this car is the trooper in our family.

Primary Use: Family transportation

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Fast, handles well. Good gas mileage.

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Let it sit for two winters and had to replace the struts as the seals went bad.  Good have been just their time to go or due to sitting around. But now they are new :)

rspina
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Great Car — Car is good all around but don't let it sit around. You have to drive it. Alot of room for a car this size and the back seats recline and are comfortable. It is easy to drive and see. It's style holds its own.

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

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Nicolettekayelynn writes:
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I love the looks of this car, very sporty. It has awesome gas mileage.

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Back seats don't have much room.

Nicolettekayelynn
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Love This Car — I loved my car. It was a great car, I just need something with a little more room! Great teenage car. Easy Handling. Love the style of this car. Great for commuting, not good for long trips. Too small for long trips.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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KCRose7 writes:
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color, tinted windows

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Automatic

KCRose7
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Peppy Sports Car — Peppy, fun car...very sporty Nice tinted windows, cold air intake....which increased my gas mileage. Handles well, Less cost of ownership due to great gas mileage. Smooth, quiet ride. Love the moon roof! Very roomy for a 2 door coupe!

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

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2009 Scion tC Reviews

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