It is not a sports car, so if that's what you need, turn around and read reviews of the 350z. Now, its a great car. 100,000 miles, and no repairs, only maintenance. I love it. The 5-speed manual is very quick and smooth engagement of the gears, easy release clutch. Sound system is AWESOME! Its got everything you need, its a great car, with Toyota quality, and its not on the recall list, because its made in Japan, where the Toyota reputation was made.
Sound System, 5-speed manual, hatchback for cargo, flat-folding rear seats, good rear seat room, low ride, glass roof, and more!
Bought this car used privately and so far it's been fantastic. The rear trunk latch/garnish is utter bs. Apparently it's a big problem with the tCs, but $150 part and $80 installation fee was pretty bad for a flimsy piece of plastic. The car rattles a bit and the moonroof is extremely touchy. Gets really loud inside at freeway speeds. Kinda crappy gas mileage for such a small car, too. The interior plastics seem kind of cheap. Other than that it's very reliable, fun to drive, looks very cool and the engine is very powerful!
Styling, Moonroof, Seats, Room
Better build material for interior and exterior garnishes, less noise at higher speeds
I love this car. True, they could have used better material for the interior instead of the scratch-prone stuff they use, but then it would cost more. My only beef is with the latch to the hatchback. It has always been temperamental and difficult to open until last week when it finally snapped off. That's just poor design. I hope that they've fixed this in newer models. But despite that, this has been a great car and I'd definitely get another Scion.
A lot of room, nice layout of controls, very zippy and eye-catching.
the latch to the hatchback and maybe upgrade the interior .
I am in outside sales, and I bought the car as a workhorse. I got one of the first TC's made. I have driven my car 160,000 miles and have never had a problem. It trembles a little with the a/ c on when you are stopped, and the brakes squeak sometimes in reverse in the morning, and the CD changer get's jammed from time to time. These are my ONLY complaints. The power is great, and the handling is too (I have TRD struts) but this car has been a fun car to drive/own, and the cost to own is the cheapest I have ever seen. (besides tires)---What a GREAT car!
Fun to drive. Soooo reliable! I get lots of compliments on it!