I purchased this truck with 32k on it, it now has 90k and runs amazing. I have towed far more than i should have and it still runs great. Only routine maintenance has been needed. This truck has been a blast in the snow, I have not had any problems going anywhere, even in 2 wheel drive I was passing trucks struggling in 4 wheel drive. I am planning on buying a newer model. All in all a great vehicle. I have never doubted it.
Dependability, roll down back window, height is just right.
Improve gas mileage, cup holders are in a stupid position--it blocks the heater/ac controls, i don't care for fold down tailgate, newer models have better rear liftgate.
This is now my third Toyota that has rusted
to the point of no return. I paid for and used
an extened rust warranty. After only 3 years
the truck needed paint and body work on the
doors, fenders and tailgate. They are all in
need of work again - $2000 worth. Not this
Several minor problems and one major
problem (Head Gaskets). The wheels need
balancing often, radiator leaked, minor
electrical problems, shocks are going.
These were all minor compared to the
head gaskets that blew with only 80,000
miles on the car. The Toyota service
center told me that this was "high
milage." That's funny, their sales
staff contend that the car should run
to 200k. Total cost of repair will
Roomy bed area. Can carry alot. Handles
OK for an SUV.
Poor milage when loaded (13mpg). Not a
lot of power getting up hills. Don't
buy this truck if you intend to pull a