Which car do you like, even though most people don't like it, because reasons?

I don’t know why, but I still like the pre-facelift 2nd-gen Scion tC. Specifically in this deep gray, or Nautical Blue Metallic.

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As a brief recap for no one in particular, the Scion tC is basically a 2-door Camry liftback, available with a 6-speed manual or auto. Its looks wrote checks that the driving experience didn’t really sign. 180hp from an NA 4-banger ain’t bad, but in a hard-plastic container on a fairly large car, it is definitely not an enthusiast’s dark horse choice.

All that said, you do get some utility out of the thing. Mindless reliability, 8 airbags, middling fuel economy, usable cargo space for larger items in a pinch, and a driving experience as predictable as a the soul-crushing waking of a Monday morning. This is the kind of car you buy with high miles for peanuts while you wait to gather funds to buy something you’ll actually want long term.

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