Used 1997 Toyota Tacoma Pricing

Consumer Rating

1997 Highlights

The 1997 Toyota Tacoma receives several new value packages that make optioning the truck easier. A locking rear-wheel differential is now available on all 4WD models. Bucket seats can be had on all Xtracab Tacomas this year; not just the SR5. Two-wheel-drive models have new headlamps and a new grille that make the vehicle look more like the T100.


  • Powerful, rugged, and reliable.


  • Luke-warm about the revised styling. Dangerously close to full-size truck prices.

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Used 1997 Toyota Tacoma for Sale

Toyota Tacoma 1997 2dr Regular Cab SB 72,328 miles
Used 1997Toyota TacomaBase
Est.Loan: $183/mo

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Features & Specs

2dr Extended Cab 4WD SBV6 2dr Extended Cab 4WD SBV6 2dr Extended Cab SB
Transmission5-speed manual5-speed manual5-speed manual
Horsepower150 hp @ 4800 rpm190 hp @ 4800 rpm190 hp @ 4800 rpm


NHTSA Overall Rating

The National Highway Transportation Safety Administration offers independent analysis.
  • Frontal Barrier Crash Rating

    OverallNot Rated
  • Side Crash Rating

    OverallNot Rated
  • Side Barrier Rating

    OverallNot Rated
    DriverNot Rated
    PassengerNot Rated
  • Combined Side Barrier & Pole Ratings

    Front SeatNot Rated
    Back SeatNot Rated
  • Rollover

    RolloverNot Rated
    Dynamic Test ResultNo Tip
    Risk Of RolloverNot Rated

IIHS Rating
The Insurance Institute of Highway Safety uses extensive crash tests to determine car safety.
  • Side Impact Test
    Not Tested
  • Roof Strength Test
    Not Tested
  • Rear Crash Protection / Head Restraint
    Not Tested
  • IIHS Small Overlap Front Test
    Not Tested
  • Moderate Overlap Front Test

Top Consumer Reviews

Read what other owners think about the 1997 Toyota Tacoma


Consumer Rating

Most basic truck
Maybe my truck is just having it's time and I probably would have rated higher if I had it earlier but It's been Ok truck I bought it with 237,000 miles and I have 320,000 on it since I've owned it I replaced the radiator, dropped a K&N filter in replaced the transmission gasket (I have an auto), the electrical, tires, ball joints, bearings, front calipers, CV boots, alternator, this all happened within 3 months of owning it so @ about 250,000 I replaced all this and lasted to 320,000 I hope it just last now I did most of the work myself so it was some what worth it. I love parking this thing in the city though when I'm working out there.
Bury me in my Tacoma!
I bought my Tacoma new in December of 1996. I confess that I haven't been the most responsible owner regarding regular maintenance and the like. It doesn't seem to matter, though. My Tacoma, now at 198,000 miles, turns over and purrs like a kitten every morning. I have driven it cross-country 7 times and would still have the confidence to do it today at its current mileage. I've used it for hauling construction debris, towing a loaded U-haul trailer up a mountain, and even fit two men over 6' tall in the regular cab with me. I've proven it can run on no oil (per my mechanic's chagrin) and an empty gas tank. This machine is truly remarkable and, at times, even miraculous.
What a junker
This peice of junk was never any good from day one! Its just one thing after another. Then you take it in to be repaired and they can't figure out what is wrong! I will NEVER BY A TOYOTA AGAIN!!!!!!!!!!!!
Used 1997 Toyota Tacoma Overview

The Used 1997 Toyota Tacoma is offered in the following submodels: Extended Cab, Regular Cab. Available styles include 2dr Extended Cab 4WD SB, V6 2dr Extended Cab 4WD SB, V6 2dr Extended Cab SB, SR5 2dr Extended Cab 4WD SB, V6 2dr Regular Cab 4WD SB, 2dr Regular Cab SB, 2dr Extended Cab SB, and 2dr Regular Cab 4WD SB. Pre-owned Toyota Tacoma models are available with a 2.7 L-liter gas engine or a 3.4 L-liter gas engine, with output up to 190 hp, depending on engine type. The Used 1997 Toyota Tacoma comes with four wheel drive, rear wheel drive. Available transmissions include: 5-speed manual.

What's a good price on a Used 1997 Toyota Tacoma?

Price comparisons for Used 1997 Toyota Tacoma trim styles:

  • The Used 1997 Toyota Tacoma Base is priced between $8,950 and $8,950 with odometer readings between 72328 and 72328 miles.

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