One of my favorite cars I've owned
This car is primarily for commuting, great on gas mileage, it's a five-speed manual so it's just enough fun to drive. This is my second Scion, I previously had a 2005 xB which we also loved. Haven't had to work on my xA yet, but I can only imagine it's just as easy as the xB, so no worries there. Economical fun, bought a very well maintained 2006 with 97K miles, looking forward to putting at least another 100,000 on it!
Over 235,000 miles and still going
I was given this car after my friend got a new car after it sat for a year and all I have done is get the spark plugs done and an oil change, and a battery, bought in 2010 and it's been all over the west coast, I'm going to drive it until it dies and able to get a newer car with a longer body, but for a 15 year old car it's still keeping up with no major problems after 235, 451 miles.
Best car I've owned
This car has plenty of zip when I have to pass, gets good mileage and I've used to haul a 8 foot 4x4 from Home Depot. Back seats fold down for hauling additional product. I've only had to change tires, battery and oil since I bought used in 2007 with 11,500 miles. It's also kind of sexy looking according to many of my friends. I have the black paint on mine. Always passes smog check and I'm told by the mechanic that it doesn't have timing belt which is bonus points. Cheap reliable transportation is what I was looking for and got with this vehicle.