Great Trucks! Not a truck designed to
be the biggest or the strongest on the
market. If a person is looking for a
truck that is comfortable to drive and
built to work hard and last a long
time, then this is the one for you.
Fuel economy is in line with the
others, toyota trucks are not the gas
sippers that people think they are! I-
Force V8 is a good motor, smooth,
strong power delivery, I pull 20' HD
trailer with 5500 LB tractor no
Great motor and transmission match
Needs stiffer rear springs
Needs to be offered in a 3/4 ton set-up
The V8 runs very well, but a little
underpowered. Needs VVT valve
technology to get the power up. Heater
system inadequate. Not enough air, and
to the wrong places. Build quality
typical Toyota (very good). Needs a
little help with transmission logic. 2
to 1 downshift at low speeds annoying,
especially on slipery surfaces.
Overall, a good reliable pickup, if
you're not doing "full sized" chores.
This is NOT a full size pickup. But
then again, I bought it because it
wasn't full sized.
Smoothness, reliability, serviceability.
VVT technology for valve train. Better
keyless entry system (the stock system
is a pain to work with). Power rear
Wonderful quite ride on the road,off
road is a pleasure driving also. I
don't think it is a serious contender
when 4X4 climbing comes into play.
Just over 27,000 miles I take it off
road a lot, blew out my front
differential/and axle. Warranty to
Over all quality construction and
terrific driver, sound system decent,
full line of aftermarket goodies.
More cargo area in bed, more room
behind front seats, better gas milage
and or more horsepower with the same
I've had this truck for 2 years now.
It's been flawless with the exception
of the front brakes which Toyota
upgraded under warranty. Excellent
ride and drivability. Built to last
(unlike my last F-150).