2008 Scion tC User Reviews

2008 Scion tC Review Ratings

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Average Ratings from 43 reviews

  • Performance:4.1 out of 5 stars4.1 out of 5 stars4.1 out of 5 stars4.1 out of 5 stars4.1 out of 5 stars 4.1 / 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:4.5 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
  • 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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"ride" 18 reviews
"fuel economy" 15 reviews
"power" 12 reviews
"sound" 8 reviews
"speed" 7 reviews
CONS
"power" 7 reviews
"fwd" 3 reviews
"expensive car" 3 reviews
"fuel economy" 2 reviews
"ride" 2 reviews

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Kristen writes:
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5

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Fun to drive, awesome performance, love the manufacturers add-ons!

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People pulling out infront of me, sits KINDA low to the ground so i tend to scrape alot!

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Love My Tc! — Well I have a four runner, and I missed my little car... PLUS I needed something better on gas... So we got my Scion.. It performes fabulous, ownership cost is just regular maintence.. It's an awesome car to drive, fun, the sound system is great.. Although I do have one complaint and that is people pulling out infront of me in the car...

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Karli writes:
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5

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High quality all around, unexpected safety and luxury features, tight handling, spacious cabin, bargain price.

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A couple of odd design elements, drab interior color. Horrible blind spot for anyone shorter than 5''6 driving the car.

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I Love My Tc! — 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 last year I have racked up about 13,000 miles without a single repair. Maintenance is a must, but this car makes it super easy to keep the car in pristine condition while maintaining a modest budget. I am married, with no children which makes the tC & I the perfect combination.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Tyler writes:
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Looks racey, cool color, good low-end power, great cruiser

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No top end power, loud under acceleration, cheap feel

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Good Kid's Car — 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 comfortable and planted on the highway, but and its very loud and obnoxious under acceleration. It has pretty good safety ratings from IIHS. The stock subwoofer is really bad so I took it out of the car. The interior also feels kinda cheap, but over-all, I'd say its a perfect young person's car.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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cdiddy315 writes:
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everything

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nothing

cdiddy315
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Sweet Dude — I really enjoy this car everything from its sporty look to the way it handles in and out of corners. Its awesome at track or just messing around with friends the power to gas consumption is amazing. i haul all kinds of stuff and still have funtionality of a small gas saving sports coupe.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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JMILLER0556 writes:
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5

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The power, looks and fuel economy

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It's only 2 door

JMILLER0556
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Sharp — I love this car but my husband and I are expecting our first child and we now need a roomier car. The appearance is very sharp and the paint color is always shiny, it is a very sprty car with a lot of power and also good fuel economy

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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ravage writes:
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5

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Very easy to make unique; reliable; can sound great with an intake; fun to drive; nice interior with carbon fiber package.

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No 6th gear. 2+ hour drives suck. Some interior squeaks.

ravage
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Love It — 27 MPG driving rude after an intake, I'll take it. Clean looks with plenty of opportunity, I'll take it. Smooth interior with great sound, I'll take it. Whoops an 04 hatch SI, I'll take it. Buy yourself one of these

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Darren writes:
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4

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Looks Great Also Great On Gas And Large Truck Space With Folding Seats

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Not So Fast LOL

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Not A Bad Car — Great Car It Has 173 Hp Even With That Little It Moves Because Of Its Weight The Car Alone Is Dumb Light Plan To Drive With It Sure But That Car Doesnt Respond So Quick So Watch Out But For a Daily Its Great

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Trey writes:
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Fun

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Buy A Scion — I love my Scion. Its quick for what it is. Its very dependable. Very affordable and you will enjoy a nice relaxing ride. Its definitely fun for 80's babies. I hope you consider this car because it is worth the money

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

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Gage writes:
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great fuel mileage, fast , cheap car

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very small

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Great First Car — I thought that this car had great speed and looked great. but it was too small for a tall guy like me. If i was a little bigger it would be a perfect car. great car for a first time buyer.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Jonathan writes:
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awesome car, fun to drive, good looks

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front wheel drive..

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Ive Wanted This Car Since The First Time I Saw One.. — i love my car, the only thing i dont like is that its front wheel drive, and non turbo. but at least one of those things can be changed very easily. i love also that its like a lego car, every thing u can imagine just pops off.. and u can get upgraded parts for it.(carbon fiber etc.) i also love the panaramic sunroof ( basicly a sunroof and a moon roof all in one) so the whole top of my car is glass.

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

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Reviews From Other Years

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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2007 Scion tC Reviews

Scion Tc Review By Chaitanya

Interior space for a coupe category is the highest and can handle transport a variety of goods or 5 people with enough comfort. Could have added few more features and electronics. If mileage was raise... Read More

Overall Great Car, Nice Looks & Price, No Reliability Issues. By sciontcowner

Great handling & pick-up. Great looks and perfect price for a first time buyer. Extremely reliable car (it's a Toyota .. what else can you expect!) Fuel economy in the mid to upper 20s depending on ho... Read More

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