by Billinin on Mar 1, 2009 Vehicle: 2002 Toyota Tundra 2dr Regular Cab 2WD LB (3.4L 6cyl 5M)
I've been a Toyota guy for the past 20+ years. I was looking for a vehicle to pull a mid-size fishing boat. Got the base 6 cyl long bed. It's been an okay truck but not on par with other Toyotas I've had. No serious problems-- just not as nice. I've had it for 7 years and it's served us well. Getting about 15 mpg in town...21 on hwy
by pepjrp on Jun 6, 2007 Vehicle: 2002 Toyota Tundra 2dr Regular Cab 2WD LB (3.4L 6cyl 5M)
This truck drives and rides great, much better than most in this category. I use it for light hauling, mostly yardwork and home remodeling supplies. It really fits this need very well. I would not want to tow a very big trailer with the V6 though. Interior is great, good design, fit and finish. Plenty of room for my family of 3.
by Sidney on Nov 25, 2006 Vehicle: 2002 Toyota Tundra 2dr Regular Cab 2WD LB (3.4L 6cyl 5M)
Excellent to this date. I have replaced the oil every 6000 miles, brakes as needed along with the air filter. The spark plugs were replaced at 120,000 to be safe. The Toyota is better than my smaller Nissan truck in gas mileage and comfort. It is worth the price difference.
by carb1776 on Oct 21, 2006 Vehicle: 2002 Toyota Tundra 2dr Regular Cab 2WD LB (3.4L 6cyl 5M)
Truck rides like a Camry. V6 is more than enough power to drive straight up inclines in Vermont hills! MPG 21 or better if you drive the speed limit. I have only changed the oil. My first truck, would buy again! Toyota quality and great resale market for this truck. Lot's of room for a very tall guy.
by I Vernon on Oct 3, 2006 Vehicle: 2002 Toyota Tundra 2dr Regular Cab 2WD LB (3.4L 6cyl 5M)
I got the stripped model 2DR V6, A/C, roll-up windows, no cruise control, approx. $18,500. This is really a fantastic vehicle except for one nagging problem. The front brake rotors consistently become warped from overheating about every 20,000 miles. The so-called fix is to buy new star adjusters for the rear drum brakes. This does not solve the problem, and Toyota refuses to issue a recall notice or assist owners with this problem. They just sell the star adjustors which do not solve the problem. In standing behind their product, Toyota is becoming more like the U.S. auto producers!
by Nunya on Jan 13, 2006 Vehicle: 2002 Toyota Tundra 2dr Regular Cab 2WD LB (3.4L 6cyl 5M)
I've had 2 Toyotas in the past, and the new ones are living on that reputation. It's still a great truck compared to the other low quality trucks on the market, but still not even close to the same quality as past Toyotas. The 18 MPG really stinks, especially for a V- 6, the cargo light has to be turned off before getting out of the truck to keep from running the batt. down., the seatbelts seem really cheap, the paint seems very thin, and brittle, the cheap plastic tailgate handle broke and costs a fortune to replace. It's still a good truck, but like others here I just expected a heck of a lot more out of Toyota than this. IMHO we keep buying higher $$$ for cheaper quality. Will we learn?
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