2006 Scion tC User Reviews

2006 Scion tC Review Ratings

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Average Ratings from 50 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" 19 reviews
"power" 17 reviews
"handling" 14 reviews
"speed" 10 reviews
CONS
"fuel economy" 4 reviews
"power" 4 reviews
"rattle" 4 reviews
"small power" 3 reviews
"small space" 3 reviews

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Will writes:
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5

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Super fun to drive, very torquey, great build quality, great features for price

Cons

Gas mileage isn't nearly as good as my Civic was, but still OK.

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2006 Scion Tc — * Performance: Most fun car to drive I've ever owned. The 2.4L I-4 gets respectable gas mileage (25/30) and has a ton of hp/torque for its size, stock (160hp/165tq) which makes is a blast to rock around. (Plus, the mods I've done help out even more with the tq/hp and throttle response) * Build Quality: Best quality I've ever had in a compact car - far superior to even my dearly loved 2000 Honda Civic EX, and I'm pretty sure a lot of that has to do with the fact that it's built 100% in Japan. (The Civic was built in the US) * Appearance: I really like it. Looks great to me! * Cost of ownership: Haven't spent any money on maintenance besides oil, which could be due to the fact that it's got less than 30k miles on it. =) * Fun factor: Most fun car I've ever owned, by far. =D

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Tamara writes:
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Good on gas, and fun to drive.

Cons

No trunk space after the sub box...

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Love It! — Handles wonderfully, easy to modify, looks nice, comfortable ride. No issues with car, just regular upkeep. Good on gas mileage. Does take full synthetic oil and high grade fuel however. Car is extremely fun to drive! Enought room inside for self, passanger, and kiddo in the back. Also, duel 12's in the hatch/trunk space.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Ian writes:
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4

Pros

Styling, engine, hatchback, wheels, moon roof.

Cons

Highway noise, rattles, gas mileage seems like it should have been better.

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Great Car With Some Quirks. — This was a pretty sweet car. It's a hatchback, so you can load it up with all sorts of stuff (I hauled 12' 4x6's when I built a swing set, and all the wood to build the 6' stockade fence in the back yard). Acceleration is peppy due to its 2.4l Camry engine. Styling was pretty unique when it came out and it turned lots of heads. Panoramic moon roof was pretty cool. The stereo was fair so I replaced it. Car was pretty noisy on the highway, though, and it developed a few squeaks and rattles that drove me nuts. Plus it's a 2-door, which gets old when you have a kid's car seat back there.

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Jeff writes:
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Handling. Quiet ride. Sporty looks. Strong aftermarket support. Upgradable.

Cons

Paint is kinda soft. A bit heavy(3,000 lbs.)!

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Great Car For Price. — Great little car for the price. $17,000 for all this? Auto up/down windows, power locks, immobilizer, keyless entry, two sunroofs(one opens like moonroof), 17" inch alloys, 160 horse 2.4 liter, 23/29 mpg. Good handling. Decent acceleration. Good amount of torque. Smooth ride. Surprisingly quiet inside. Comfy seats. Very roomy backseat but not much rear headroom.

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Joseph writes:
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Pros

fast, unexpected, sleek

Cons

no reason to avoid it, the stock verion of my car is nice!!

95

Fast, Different And It Looks Nice — I love this Car I found out that there are not may Turbocharged Scions in the Northeast, there are more supercharged ones made by the Toyota TRD, so I call mine a one of a kind. It gets little pricey with gas cause I use premium grade. I love to challenge other cars that are rated higher than a Scion tC stock usually there in for a surprise. I like the my cars sleek black look, it's really awesome when the 'grandpas' that are into the muscle car era ask me questions about it cause it looks nice.

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

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Nichole writes:
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Love My Queen Of The Jungle :-) — Build Quality: No repairs needed. havent had problem with it yet ... Car Comparisons: an x-terra .. this car looked way better Performance: runs perfectly More About My Car: I customized it myself .. did all the work myself .. So NOOOOOO boys i didnt hire ANYONE to do my car for me ... cause people dont seem to understand that ...

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Corey writes:
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4

Pros

great gas mileage,

Cons

low horsepower

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Awesome! — i love it, no repairs needed yet, GREAT looking car, very fun, pretty good handling and MANY factory features. the back seat is kinda small, especially for tall adults, but the front fits me very well and i'm 6'3"! so yea...

Primary Use: Family transportation

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Wellington writes:
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3

Pros

A suprizingly spacious cabin, Cool looks and nible ride.

Cons

should have a 6th gear to coast. save more gas at higher speeds

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A Great Daily Driver, The Rebith Of The 93 Civic: Alway Cool, Alway Reliable, Easy To Trixe — for the price u pay- it's a torque monster- but could befinitly use more high end HP. I upgraded the brakes to EBC- Slot/drill rotors and green stuff for better braking. Great built quality- Toyo. Apperarance- everyone looks at it wether to hate or admire they still look and its usauly a way more expensive ride hateing. nothing extra but oil and gas- one time had the Cat/ REPLACED under warrenty- seemed defective from factory. Fun To drive..?..tons of points and lost of Lic about twice..maybe a little too fun to drive..or maybe i'm just a idiot..i think we all have our moments.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Matthew writes:
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appearance, sound system

Cons

stalling, dealership service

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2006 Scion Tc — This car had fairly good acceleration... most of the time. I was always having problems with the transmission, and the car stalling while i was driving. The dealer never could seem to find out what was wrong with it. I was disapointed with the gas milage that the car got. i expected to get better fuel economy from a car made by toyota.

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Brian writes:
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2

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Look and standard features

Cons

Rattling roof and hatchback door. The car lacks high end torque!!!

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I Liked The Look, But The Car Lwas Iterally Falling Apart After Few Years!!!! — Many many standard features including glass roof. You get what you pay for....So many things started to rattle including the roof and the hatchback door!!! But, I liked the look and it's my first coup!

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2010 Scion tC Reviews

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2009 Scion tC Reviews

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2008 Scion tC Reviews

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