- Awesome Art: The TV series has Titmouse Inc. as production team, and thus has a much higher grade of animation quality than one might expect from a Netflix series.
- Awesome Music:
- Snoop Dogg's "Let The Bass Go" during the credits.
- The ending credits theme in "Turbo F.A.S.T.".
- Cliché Storm: The protagonist who dreams of something more out of life and so society puts him down because he dared to be different.
- Ear Worm: "That Snail Is Fast."
- Turned to be annoying for many an internet reviewer however. Some even put the film on their "Worst of..." list just because of the song.
- The Muchacarbra from "Turbo F.A.S.T.". Seriously, no wonder it was banned for being so catchy.
- Ensemble Dark Horse: White Shadoooooww......- Turbo: I can still see you.
- Skidmark also has a notable fanbase due to the TV series giving him a much more likable personality, which explains why he went from being Out of Focus during the first season to arguably getting some of the most focus of any of the characters.
- Hilarious in Hindsight: The plot of the movie is similar to that of a Cyanide & Happiness short where a man develops Super Speed before trying to race in the Indy 500.
- Sonic the Hedgehog inspired this film. Enough said.
- A villain in Wreck-It Ralph is named Turbo... who is a racer and has similar ambitions to Turbo. They're both portrayed as protagonists in from where they're from. Turbo is the hero in his Turbo Time game, while he's the main villain of the movie. As an added bonus, Sonic the Hedgehog, who inspired this film, appeared in Wreck-It Ralph.
- Just Here for Godzilla: A studio example; a lot of the interest in Turbo F.A.S.T. generates from Motorcity fans, since the former runs off a similar concept, animation style and even production team as the latter.
- Moral Event Horizon: Gagne crosses it when he actually tries to kill Turbo during the race.
- Memetic Mutation: "I wish I was fast."
- Narm: The premise alone! A snail who gains Super Speed after getting sucked into a car engine races in the Indy 500... AND WINS! Try explaining that to someone with a straight face.
- Nightmare Fuel: The "Shell Crusher" realistically is just a cruel kid on a tricycle. But what makes him dangerous is his determination to squish Theo even after he quickly finds out that Theo has Super Speed.
- So Okay, It's Average: This is what the general response from critics seems to be. They see it as a fairly paint-by-numbers animated kids' movie, but also think that it's charming enough to be enjoyable with a welcome and overdue focus on the Latin American community with the human characters.
- Surprisingly Improved Sequel: Many people find Turbo F.A.S.T. to be a huge improvement over the movie, with the snail characters being fleshed out (though at the expense of the human characters from the movie) and the episodes having much more creative scenarios, not to mention an art production to die for.
YMMV / Turbo