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Pros: Sound of the engine, control console, shifter, and everything else
Cons: Exterior could be a little sportier
Advice: Buy it. I test drove a lot of cars, and nothing came close to this.It was like I died and went to heaven. This is the most fun I've ever had driving a car. If you are looking for an affordable sports car, nothing can touch this. The engine has a nice roar that gets loud around 5,000 RPM's, but quiets to a nice growl around 6,000. The acceleration is fine. I read a lot of reviews about torque problems with this car, but I didn't notice any on my test drive. If you want a sports car but don't want to look like you're still in highschool, get the type S. One test drive and you'll be hooked. Don't even bother with the Celica. It's overpriced for what you're getting.
Pros: Leather interior
Cons: little storage up front and cup holder placement
Advice: Get it, buy the spoiler tint the windows and you got a great looking great perfoming car.For the price I think this is the best car out there. I was deciding between an RSX S type and a Celica. With a more powerful engine, better standard features, better warranty and about 3 to 5 thousand dollars less you can not go wrong with this car.