by snyder_man on Jan 16, 2008 Vehicle: 1996 Toyota Tacoma 2dr Regular Cab 4WD SB
This is my second small Yota pickup and it proves again that you can't go wrong in the reliability department with a Toyota. Needs a new clutch at 145K miles but other than brakes that is the only non routine maintainence I can remember in 12 years of ownership. One tune up and 2 brake jobs and 1 clutch in 12 years, can't beat that. It has never left me stranded.
by niugreg on Dec 30, 2007 Vehicle: 1996 Toyota Tacoma 2dr Regular Cab 4WD SB
Words can't describe how happy I've been with this truck. The most reliable vehicle I have ever owned. I'm nearing 205,000 and it is just as solid as the day I brought it home. I was hoping to get 200k with it, but now I'm shooting for 400k before I even think about replacing it. No rust, no rattles, nothing leaks and no major problems. Last brake job lasted 3.5 years and 83,000 miles... amazing!
by rich on Mar 11, 2007 Vehicle: 1996 Toyota Tacoma 2dr Regular Cab 4WD SB
Bought this truck used and has been the best truck I have ever owned. This 1996 replaced a 1990 4WD toyata that I had. The 1990 replaced a 1988 Chevy pick-up that I bought new and that truck was a piece of crap. I will always buy Toyota. Also have a 1996 Rav4. A1 on both.
by T White on Oct 27, 2005 Vehicle: 1996 Toyota Tacoma 2dr Regular Cab 4WD SB
Purchased my truck new in March 1996 and put 41,000 miles on it within the first 8 months (driving between Charleston WV and Washington DC every weekend)... Truck now has 155K miles on it and still runs as good as ever... Only minor problems to date: Broken leaf spring, replaced starter, replace oxygen sensor, replace gearbox lubricant. Wouldn't own any other brand of truck... Next up would be a Tundra, but not till this little gem wears out, maybe 2027!!!
by John on Sep 14, 2005 Vehicle: 1996 Toyota Tacoma 2dr Regular Cab 4WD SB
1996 Toyota Tacoma bought with 30,000 miles and it runs like a top! I have put 140,000 on it since i have owned it, keep the oil changed regularly and the truck gives me no problems. It does great for climbing in 4 wheel drive and does great to and from work for gas mileage. GET A TOYOTA TACOMA!
by shris on Feb 8, 2005 Vehicle: 1996 Toyota Tacoma 2dr Regular Cab 4WD SB
I currently own a '96 tacoma and it
has been the best truck I've ever
owned!! What tacoma lacks in size and
power it more than make up by
delivering in toughness,
dependability, and most important FUN!
Tacoma is such a great truck I am
about to buy a '05 tacoma to satisfy
my cravings for 245 hp!!! Thank you
toyota, keep those tacoma improvements
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