Owned truck since new for over two years now. Very dependable, not issues to report at this point. Gas mileage is around 27 in the city and around 30 on the highway (5 speed manual). Doesn't feel like a 4 cylinder. Pulled a 2000lb trailer with plenty of power still.
Fuel Economy Cabin Layout & Room Cargo Room Fun to Drive (5 Speed)
More room behind front seats (improved in 2005 models and above)