Review by barbstuart
December, 01 2009
Pros: Excellent gas economy.
Tons of room, for a little car.
Excellent handling, peppy.
Cons: Hardware not as durable as I'd like.
Gas economy in local streets lower than advertised.
Review by yellowdog51
June, 03 2009
Pros: Economy and utility for a reasonable price
Cons: Underpowered, cheaply built, uncomfortable to drive, surprising mechanical defects
Review by HawgWyld
March, 04 2007
Pros: Fuel efficient; great handling; decent stereo; good cargo space
Cons: Road noise; engine noise; wind noise; short on leg room, especially in the back seat
Review by ahohl1
November, 08 2005
Pros: Reliable, utilitarian, great gas mileage, good design, easy-to-use features
Cons: Tiny engine (see "good gas mileage" above). Glove box too small. No place for purse.
Review by mouki
October, 12 2005
Pros: Good mileage, amazing cargo capacity, fast. Good features for winter driving in snow and cold.
Cons: Silver finish on dash scratches way too easily.
Review by carmen111
September, 11 2005
Pros: appearance, easy driving, spaciousness, price, Toyota service and reliability
Cons: low quality unsupported cheap driver's seat, car feels heavy, bad gas economy, slow acceleration
Review by jsquires
July, 12 2005
Pros: - Versatile - 180hp engine - Good gas mileage - Reliable
Cons: - Cheap GM designed interior
Review by ms_opinionated
May, 03 2005
Pros: size, dependability, capability
Cons: sulfur smell, lack of power
Review by tearose873
February, 28 2005
Pros: The windshield is very long, giving you the illusion that you're sitting up higher.
Cons: Three days old, the engine turns over 6 seconds until it finally starts.
Review by jnfryer
September, 23 2004
Pros: Cargo capacity, MPG, Low Insurance, Fun
Cons: Unattractive and hard to read dashboard
Review by holli4lb
June, 01 2004
Pros: Handles great. Gas mileage. Low maintenance. Price.
Cons: Hatch sometimes doesn't close on first try.
Review by cchalkley
March, 16 2004
Pros: Stylish XR, comfortable seats, sleek gauges, strong 1.8L
Cons: Cupholders, needs more horsepower, maybe the Celica GT engine like in the XRS standard!
Review by surfdude
February, 16 2004
Pros: Flip up rear window. Flip down front seat. Cargo room. Easy on the fuel.
Cons: Cheap looking interior-Not VW quality.
Review by carenthusiast
December, 20 2003
Pros: Toyota's known reputation for reliability, style, price, cargo space
Cons: fit and finish, although minor, not to Toyota's standard, ABS optional on some models
Review by niao
December, 18 2003
Pros: Cargo room, preppy engine, handling, gas mileage, dash design
Cons: Wind/road noise, sound system. Cheap plastics in trunk. driving position. No side support for seat.
Review by gbgris
December, 02 2003
Pros: the only positive thing about this car is that the doors lock well!
Cons: terrible gas mileage/rattling (random)/leaping forward at stops (random)/sticky windows
Review by bagwell
November, 07 2003
Pros: Low cost, great gas mileage, looks great inside and out, excellent handling
Cons: availability, engine power, can't get some options without purchasing entire package
Review by paulcb
October, 24 2003
Pros: Really usable space. Great seating front and rear. Excellent ventilation front and rear windows.
Cons: A little weak in the acceleration... but acceptable for such great fuel mileage.
Review by jeric0777
October, 04 2003
Pros: Cargo space, versatility, good drive
Cons: none that I have found so far
Review by carrew
September, 07 2003
Pros: Lots of space and backseat feels like a full size car. All Wheel Drive.
Cons: More Power, I wish the 180HP motor was an option with the AWD. 17" Wheels
Review by Lone
August, 23 2003
Pros: Affordable price, Cargo Room, fuel economy,
Cons: Car insurance is expensive for XRS model