Love this Tacoma! Thinking now of selling in order to get better fuel economy (steady 20 mpg now) great, reliable vehicle - only negatives are placement of the clock (behind the steering wheel basically) and interior picked up scratches on plastic too easily. Wish gas mileage was better and I could keep it!
This is a well built and good looking truck. I am a bit of a neat freak but i do still get comments 7 years later on how good this truck looks. The paint, body and style has held up really well. 2 minor recalls, it has never failed. I have the TRD off road, its a bit bumpy but that's what you pay for!
Great vehicle and gets great mileage for a truck. Toyotas will last forever. 4-door cab is great. My cab has more rear seat leg room than my boyfriend's big Dodge diesel truck. Not happy with lack of interior storage space. I bought a snugtop supersport truck shell to take care of that problem. Shell looks great on the truck. Little spendy, but worth it. Worried about the automatic transmission - getting a strange clunk sound when I am comming to a stop or when I first start accelerating. The fan power of the air system could have more power.
On the fly push button 4-wheel drive. 4 doors on a toyota tacoma. Radio, cd and tape player - I like to be able to listen to any format of tunes. Good gas mileage - about 20mpg. Like all the power ports available. Like the extendable part on the sun visor. As a stock truck it is great off road
Needs more interior storage space. Could do something under the rear seats, what's under there anyway? Why not have a telescoping steering wheel? Paint bubbling and chipping at bottoms of rear doors. Option for Bose sound system - they sound awesome! Change parking brake handle - kinda flimsy.
Its the most flexible, useful and maintenance free vehicle I ever owned, I bought it with about 55k miles in 2008, it now has over 125k and purrs. Replaced timing belt at 100k, The way its running i think I could get another 100K. It was well worth the money.
Double Cab, High ground clearance, V6 engine has plenty of Power with decent fuel economy.
Stupidest most annoying Clock location I ever seen in a vehicle. I hope it was fixed on later models.
I loaded it up 1100 lbs. of bricks, stones, and playsand, and it hummed along with no complaints. I love the V6. In town gas mileage is great, between 19-20 mpg. Highway within the 20-22 mpg range. Best tank was 21.85 mpg with 80% hwy, 20% in-town. Just keep the speed below 69 mph for better gas mileage (but I did go 75-80 mph from time to time). Ride is not bad at all for a truck although I would change the factory tires when they wear out for better traction.
Compact footprint and yet with room for my family of 4. I chose to buy this last generation of compact taco instead of the newer midsize ones. Ultra reliable. A little truck that can do.
The clock. Cruise control kept gear-hunting on inclines but I don't use it often.
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