2011 Toyota Tacoma Double Cab V6 4x4 Road Test Specs | Edmunds.com

2011 Toyota Tacoma - Road Test Specs

2011 Toyota Tacoma Double Cab

(4.0L V6 4x4 5-speed Automatic 6.1 ft. Bed)


Model year2011
StyleV6 4dr Double Cab 4WD Short Bed
Base MSRP$27,835
Options on test vehicleBarcelona Red Metallic; TRD Off-Road Extra Value Package With JBL Audio ($4,150 -- includes JBL AM/FM stereo with six-disc in-dash CD changer and MP3/WMA playback capability, auxiliary audio input, six speakers and subwoofer, XM Satellite Radio with three-month subscription, Bluetooth, off-road-tuned suspension with Bilstein shocks, locking rear differential, 16-by-7-inch alloy wheels with P265/70R16 BFGoodrich tires, engine skid plate, front tow hook, 115V/400W deck power point, foglamps, remote keyless entry system, cruise control, variable-speed wipers, overhead console with compass and temperature gauge, chrome grille surround and rear bumper, color-keyed front bumper and over-fenders, smoked headlamp trim, sliding rear window with privacy glass, sport seats with driver lumbar support and sport fabric trim [in place of standard bucket seats, passenger-side fold-flat feature deleted], metallic-tone instrument panel trim, leather wrapped steering wheel with audio and Bluetooth phone controls, leather wrapped shifter (A/T models only), dual sun visors with mirrors and extenders, tailgate-handle integrated back-up camera linked with auto-dimming inside mirror with monitor, TRD Off-Road graphics, VSC + A-TRAC in place of standard VSC +TRAC, Hill-Start Assist Control (HAC) and Downhill Assist Control (DAC) [A/T models]); V6 Tow Package ($650 -- includes Class 4 hitch, transmission and supplemental oil coolers [transmission cooler not available on manual transmission models], 130A alternator, heavy-duty battery, seven-pin connector with converter); Carpet Floor Mat Set/Door Sill Protector ($199-- two-piece mat set for Regular Cab, four-piece mat set for Access Cab and Double Cabm, door sill protector); Daytime Running Lights ($40), 50-State Emissions ($0).
As-tested MSRP$32,874


Drive typeFour-wheel Drive
Engine typeNaturally aspirated port-injected V6
Displacement (cc/cu-in)3,956/241
Block/head materialAluminum/aluminum
ValvetrainDOHC, four valves per cylinder, variable intake-valve timing
Compression ratio (x:1)10.0
Horsepower (hp @ rpm)236 @ 5,200
Torque (lb-ft @ rpm)266 @ 4,000
Fuel type87-octane recommended
Transmission typeFive-speed automatic
Transmission and axle ratios (x:1)I = 3.52; II = 2.04; III = 1.40; IV = 1.00; V = 0.72; R = 3.22; FD = 3.72


Suspension, frontIndependent double wishbones, coil springs, monotube dampers, stabilizer bar
Suspension, rearNon-independent solid axle, leaf spring, monotube dampers
Steering typeSpeed-proportional power steering
Steering ratio (x:1)17.3
Tire brandBFGoodrich
Tire modelRugged Trail T/A
Tire typeAll-season front and rear
Tire size, frontP265/70R16 111T
Tire size, rearP265/70R16 111T
Wheel size16-by-7 inches front and rear
Wheel materialSteel
Brakes, front12.6-inch ventilated steel discs with 2-piston fixed calipers
Brakes, rear10-inch drums

Track Test Results

Acceleration, 0-30 mph (sec.)2.8
0-45 mph (sec.)4.9
0-60 mph (sec.)7.7
0-75 mph (sec.)11.9
1/4-mile (sec. @ mph)15.9
0-60 with 1 foot of rollout (sec.)7.4
Braking, 30-0 mph (ft.)33
60-0 mph (ft.)126
Slalom, 6 x 100 ft. (mph)59.3
Skid pad, 200-ft. diameter (lateral g)0.72
Sound level @ idle (dB)46.4
@ Full throttle (dB)76.1
@ 70 mph cruise (dB)66.4

Test Driver Ratings & Comments

Acceleration commentsThe traction control allows quite a lot of wheelspin in 2WD. With traction control off, the extra wheelspin (and axle hop) worked.
Braking commentsQuite a lot of dive but also more bite from off-road tires than expected. Also very good fade resistance -- tight cluster of stops.
Handling commentsSlalom: Traction control Off/stability control On: Obviously not meant to slalom and it feels out of place; slow-ratio steering; balloon tires and lots of suspension travel. Also, stability control is not defeatable in 2WD so it became a guessing game of what is permitted with Toyota's prescribed limits.

Testing Conditions

Elevation (ft.)0
Temperature (F)58
Relative humidity (%)59.56
Wind (mph, direction)4.3 H

Fuel Consumption

EPA fuel economy (mpg)16 city/20 highway/18 combined
Fuel tank capacity (U.S. gal.)21.1

Dimensions & Capacities

Curb weight, mfr. claim (lbs.)4,155
Curb weight, as tested (lbs.)4,277
Weight distribution, as tested, f/r (%)56/44
Length (in.)208.1
Width (in.)74.6
Height (in.)70.1
Wheelbase (in.)127.4
Track, front (in.)63.0
Track, rear (in.)63.4
Turning circle (ft.)40.7
Legroom, front (in.)41.7
Legroom, rear (in.)32.6
Headroom, front (in.)40.2
Headroom, rear (in.)38.5
Shoulder room, front (in.)57.7
Shoulder room, rear (in.)59.3
Seating capacity5


Bumper-to-bumper3 years/36,000 miles
Powertrain5 years/60,000 miles
Corrosion5 years/Unlimited miles
Roadside assistance2 years/25,000 miles
Free scheduled maintenance2 years/25,000 miles

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