2001 Toyota Tacoma Double Cab Road Test Specs | Edmunds

2001 Toyota Tacoma - Road Test Specs

2001 Toyota Tacoma Double Cab

(2.7L 4-cyl. 4-speed Automatic 5.1 ft. Bed)


Model year2001
Style4dr Double Cab PreRunner 2WD SB (2.7L 4cyl 4A)
Base MSRP$18,715
As-tested MSRP$23,438


Drive typeRWD
Engine typeV6
Displacement (cc/cu-in)3.4
Horsepower (hp @ rpm)190 @ 4,800
Torque (lb-ft @ rpm)220 @ 3,600
Transmission type4-speed automatic


Steering typepower steering
Tire size, frontP225/75SR15
Tire size, rearP225/75SR15
Brakes, frontventilated front disc / rear drum

Track Test Results

0-60 mph (sec.)8.8
1/4-mile (sec. @ mph)16.7 @ 82.1
60-0 mph (ft.)121
Slalom, 6 x 100 ft. (mph)58.9
Skid pad, 200-ft. diameter (lateral g)41.7

Test Driver Ratings & Comments

Acceleration commentsThe engine is very smooth and offered an excellent match to the weight of the vehicle. The best run was with the ECT off and manually shifting the transmission. 3.
Braking commentsVery stable under braking, but with a lot of ABS system noise. The numbers were within 3 feet of each other on the four runs tested with the best run being the third.
Handling commentsVery stable feeling in the slalom, but the steering felt sloppy. It was slow and required a large degree of wheel movement to get the vehicle to turn in the direction you wanted it to go. Still an impressive time for a truck of this type. —: Neil G. Chirico

Testing Conditions

Elevation (ft.)85
Temperature (°F)40
Wind (mph, direction)0

Fuel Consumption

EPA fuel economy (mpg)17 City 20 Highway
Edmunds observed (mpg)16
Fuel tank capacity (U.S. gal.)18.5

Dimensions & Capacities

Curb weight, mfr. claim (lbs.)3430
Length (in.)202.3
Width (in.)70.1
Height (in.)67.5
Wheelbase (in.)121.9
Legroom, front (in.)42.8
Legroom, rear (in.)33.8
Headroom, front (in.)38.8
Headroom, rear (in.)37.8
Seating capacity5


Bumper-to-bumper3 years / 36,000 miles
Powertrain5 years / 60,000 miles
Corrosion5 years / Unlimited miles
Free scheduled maintenance3


Front airbagsStandard
Side airbagsNot Available
Head airbagsNot Available
Antilock brakesOptional
Traction controlN
Stability controlN
NHTSA crash test, driverNot Tested
NHTSA crash test, passengerNot Tested
NHTSA crash test, side frontNot Tested
NHTSA crash test, side rearNot Tested
NHTSA rollover resistanceNot Tested

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