2008 Scion tC User Reviews

2008 Scion tC Review Ratings

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Average Ratings from 45 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" 19 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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smooth ride and lots of pick-up

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sucks gas like u wouldnt believe and a lot of clutch problems

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Scion Tc — I think something is already wrong with the clutch. Not even 4k on it, it sticks but great drive overall and lots of pick-up. lots of interior room and cool storage. the gas isn't that good either, about 16 city maybe 20 highway. but for the price of the car you get a lot. rims, power everything, sunroof, keyless on key. the car handles great its fun to drive but with gas prices it is kind of hard.

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Looks, My car is a jawdropper. Everyone stares all the time. PPL actually stop me all the time about it

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only a 4 banger but hey.... good on gas with these prices and still fun to drive!

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Fun Little Car! — Love the way it handles! It is like a street legal go cart! With a little modifications you can make a scion all your own and one of a kind! Quick little car. Can be rediculously fast with a little bit of cash under the hood.

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*everything about the car is amazing.*

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*no negative thoughts here...*

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*this Is The Best Car Ever. I Love It.* — *i wouldn't drive anything else.. besides me and frankie's mustang. No other cars compare. the sun roof rocks!!!*

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Beautiful exterior, easy to modify, acceleration is more than adequate (5-speed), sound system with mp3 jack, dual sunroofs, plenty of hauling space with seats folded down.

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Sometimes "touchy" clutch, pricey add-ons.

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Quick, Reliable, Durable, And Very Practical. — High hopes were not let down after owning the car for almost a year. At first glance, it seems to be sporty and practical, with the hatchback and "chubby" exterior. However, after a few burnouts and zips from zero to sixty, you quickly learn that there is more potential for this car than meets the eye. One could expect gas mile-age in the mid- to upper-twenties, and possibly low thirties for those not willing to push limits. The sound system is solid and easy to use, with a built-in mp3 jack hidden in the center console. Everything else on the car speaks for itself. There is plenty of room for modification, but some may say, "Why mess with perfection?"

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Fuel economy

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About to call it "The Rattler". Way too many shakes and vibrations for 4K miles....so i've been told its a standard feature.

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New Fuel Effecient Highway Pounder. — Great gas mileage for the power output. Very happy that it has ABS standard with 4-wheel disc and proportioning. Relatively cheap and easy on gas. That's about it.

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Nice looking, hatchback, good sound system, good clutch, good mpg, straight ipod to radio connection.

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Mirrors don't fold, not a high tech car, like no heated seats, or electric seats for that matter, no state of the art crap, just a regular car when it comes to that.

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Awesome — Easy clutch, not really fast, with sprot muffler it has a really great sound, mine has a short shifter which makes it even easier to shift, it gets great gas mileage, overall its great car.

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More aftermarket stuff then you can shake a stick at.

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FWD NE 1

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Most Likely My Next Ex. — The car is solid just like most of what toyota puts out. This car offers a blank canvas for tuners allowing them to expand at will with factory parts that are covered under warranty. How great is that.

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everything

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nothings wrong and plenty of backseat room

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Car U Can Do Anything 2 And It Would Still Look Good — The performance is fantastic. The steering is the best i ever felt. Paint this car any color and it would look better than most cars out there.

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sound system! drives well, gas saver

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back cabin gets a little stuffy sometimes

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Xtc <3 — I love everything about this car! If you own a tC, message me, I want to know what your opinion on mods are! Cus I'm starting to work on my car and yeeah I'd love to hear what you think :)

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sound and look

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motor

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Looks Nice — the car is a very good one it is nice and most people like the look but is cost like a million $$$$$$ to make into a fast car

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2014 Scion tC Reviews

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Overall I really like my car. It has a ton of room inside (front/back and hatch area) for a 4 banger sports coupe. The lights are quite cool looking and have gotten complements quite often. Looks ... Read More

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2012 Scion tC Reviews

Sporty By Brandi

Love this car! It picks up very quickly and handles like a charm. Great rear seating. The only down side is the amount of blind spots. Low visibility. The cargo space is great, too. I'm very happy wit... Read More

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

Fun Car For Anyone. By arbinoj

I have enjoyed the Scion tC models since they first arrived. After owning a 2007, 2009, and recently a 2011, I can say i've seen the improvements made. Scion does a good job with their customer base. ... Read More

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

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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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