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Performance and Reliability
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By demonoid123
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2008 Toyota Tacoma PreRunner V6 4dr Access Cab 6.1 ft. SB (4.0L 6cyl 6M)


Review

MPG: 18 gal=370 miles city maximum. (Never gone past 3 gallon reserve to test out full mileage.) 18gal=400 highway maximum. 18 gal=~$60@$3.40-85octane(w/15%ethanol-Costco) I add LUCAS gas treatment also. Cons: Interior has cheap look and feel. Small spacing for legs. Paint scratches and chips easily. Frame rusts easily. ( Even after power-wash every time exposed to salty roads) Pros: Performance: Will do the job on any terrain(Even with the crappy tires sold by manufacturer: Firestone Destination LE) Engine is reliable and OK Design (accessibility-wise) Bottom line: Not fancy interior but great exterior look and performance.


Favorite Features

Performance. Exterior look. Accessories. LSD. 115-Volt jack. Tow package. Bed liner.


Suggested Improvements

Interior: Follow American manufacturer example. Stainless steel frame. Anti-corrosive spray from factory. Improve paint quality.


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uncomfortable
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By bob1971
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2008 Toyota Tacoma V6 4dr Double Cab 4WD 5.0 ft. SB (4.0L 6cyl 5A)


Review

This is a reliable great quality truck and all but they put these adjustable lumbar supports in them that kill my back . After a while of driving this thing I can feel the bar pressing against my back . If you turn it the other way ( to take the pressure off ) there is a big indention there which is just as bad . It is so bad , I sold the truck .


Favorite Features

motor has a lot of zip to it .


Suggested Improvements

new seat with no adjustable lumbar support


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Great truck!
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Fuel Economy
Fun To Drive
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By George
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2008 Toyota Tacoma 4dr Access Cab 4WD 6.1 ft. SB (2.7L 4cyl 5M)


Review

The 4 cyl does all I need it to do and more. It's been up and down the mountains, through tough places, hauls loads, pulls moderate trailers and just keeps going without problems. The first truck I've owned that gets better MPG than the window sticker. Rarely less than 20 and rarely more than 23 MPG.


Favorite Features

Exterior looks, number one. Reliability and the simplicity of the mechanics.


Suggested Improvements

Better quality dash. Seating is a bit low but I shimmed it up. Other than that I like everything. Folks who expect the latest in auto luxury's won't find them in a Tacoma. It's a truck!


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The Best turck in the world
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By Me
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Vehicle

2008 Toyota Tacoma PreRunner V6 4dr Access Cab 6.1 ft. SB (4.0L 6cyl 5A)


Review

I bought this truck and it only had 15,500 miles on it and i love it. It is very stylish and their are so many great add-ons that you can buy for it. I love it being that its not to rednecky like the other trucks. It has class.


Favorite Features

Style and power, very roomy inside.


Suggested Improvements

Gas mileage. Come on people. And when put into drive it jumps forward with out touching the gas. Seems like that would be a recall issue.


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Tacoma 08 -- 2 wheel drive
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By Swiss
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Vehicle

2008 Toyota Tacoma 4dr Access Cab 6.1 ft. SB (2.7L 4cyl 4A)


Review

2008 Tacoma; purchase from Hunt. Bch. Toyota; driven ONLY in Calif. 1) Looks nice; good color; dark blue 2) Interior ;good color, dark gray 3) BAD Mileage; about 13 to 15 freeway 4) BAD Interior; easily dinged plastic 5) BAD Contract with dealership 6) BAD ; bait and switch; alarm sold me expensive/put in junk 7) Toyota motor corp is non responsive mfg is again not doing anything to deal with stalling & mileage & fraud ! Never again> no Toyota's a dangerous vehicle. Stay away from hb Toyota and Toyota products>>


Favorite Features

Low to the ground.. easy access for entry and exit.


Suggested Improvements

Improve gas mileage and reflect TRUTH on window sticker Improve hp..ladies on bikes are passing me !


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