Unique styling, Toyota reliability, and powerful engines make the 1998 Toyota Tacoma one of the most desirable small trucks on the market. Passenger side airbag shut-off switch is a nice nod toward making this truck safer for kids.
Extended cab models lack a third door and the redesigned front end is a bit too swoopy.
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1998 toyota tacoma 2dr Extended Cab SB, 5-speed manual, regular unleaded 21 combined MPG 19 city MPG/25 highway MPG
used 1998 Toyota Tacoma Extended Cab Overview
The used 1998 Toyota Tacoma Extended Cab is offered in the following styles: SR5 V6 2dr Extended Cab SB, SR5 2dr Extended Cab 4WD SB, and 2dr Extended Cab SB. Pre-owned Tacoma Extended Cab models are available with a 0-liter gas engine, with output up to 190 hp, depending on engine type. The used 1998 Tacoma Extended Cab comes with rear wheel drive or four wheel drive. Available transmissions include: 5-speed manual.
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Review My truck has over 357,000 miles and has been through it.