2008 Scion tC User Reviews

2008 Scion tC Review Ratings

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Average Ratings from 44 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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PROS
"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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Jonathan writes:
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3

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awesome car, fun to drive, good looks

Cons

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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Mike writes:
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4

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Fun

Cons

Expenisive to make a Go Fast car

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Fun For Driving Around Town But All Show And No Go — I like the appearance and the sound of the car but the performance in power is its major downfall. The handling is amazing with the right set of springs though. The car could use boost to make it fast but is relatively expensive and will destroy the motor quickly unless done right.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Keith writes:
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5

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The car is awesome... its the total package

Cons

probly have to say nothen so far

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08 Tc — This car is sweet... its dead sexy. Got it for a show car about a year or so ago... so far the car has been flawless. Lots of aftermarket stuff for it. Worth every penny that i paid for it.

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

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Shaun writes:
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3

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Fun to drive all around & looks nice

Cons

No power

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Good Daily Driver But Costs Alot Of Money To Make Fast — The car has alot of performance potential but it costs alot of money to boost these cars & its not worth it with as much as you spend boosting them you can put a downpayment on a faster car that's already boosted

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

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Charlene writes:
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5

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Its a small little car that fits me perfect

Cons

Its not really all the fast

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Im Really Glad I Bought This Car As My First. — I love the handling and braking the tires wear pretty fast on them. I get 32 miles to the gallon. Its a pretty easy car to maintain. I love the dark interior that the car has and theres so many exterior colors to chose from u can really customize ur car the way u want it. And for only 18,420 its a pretty decent car.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Ed writes:
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4

Pros

safe

Cons

FWD

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Good Car For The Price — Takes 10psi of boost on stock internals like a champ! Built great, lacks some nicer features like power/heated seats, ride is a little noisey. Fun to drive, but cant beat AWD. Front wheel drive isnt the best for performance but for what it is, it does the job great.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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James writes:
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5

Pros

color

Cons

body roll

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White Beauty — it is a very cute car; it has its good torque good handling the car has a lot of body roll but other than that the car is fun to drive i would recommended to anyone especially for the begginers

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Alan writes:
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4

Pros

Sporty, and reasonably price

Cons

Trunk and back seat are separated by a thin cover.

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Worth It For Somebody Looking For Reliable Transportation At A Good Price. — The Scion is a great car for the value. It works good for commuting, and gets over 300 miles to the gallon. It comes with nice power features. The sun roof and moon roof make the car seem more pleasing.

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Tom writes:
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5

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Not costly, Sporty, Custimize

Cons

Not very fast hence the price.

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Low Price + Fun = Scion Tc — Awesome car for the price. Performance is great for its price. Little torque steer, and one wheel peels. Quality is awesome its Toyota. Clean and sporty looking. Not very costly. Gas is moderate. Fun to drive, customize, and look at!

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Julian writes:
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5

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Handling, Performance, Customizability

Cons

stock suspension, steering wheel doesn't tilt

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Best Bang For Its Buck — 5 speed is definately the way to go with this car. The shifting is so fluid and the car responds really nice. The throw is short, so many times I can shift with just a flick of my wrist. For the price tag it came with, the tC surpassed my expectations in performance, quality, handling, and enjoyment!

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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

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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