Used 2005 Toyota Tacoma Access Cab

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2005 Toyota Tacoma

2005 Highlights

The 2005 Toyota Tacoma has been completely redesigned.


  • Flexible and refined drivetrains, excellent off-road ability, 18 different body configurations, available stability control, solid build quality and reliability record, well-trimmed interior, unique bed features.


  • Manual gearbox still vague through the gears, awkward emergency brake.

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Used 2005 Toyota Tacoma Access Cab for Sale

Toyota Tacoma 2005 4dr Double Cab V6 4WD SB (4.0L 6cyl 6M) Speedway Blue 227,468 miles
Used 2005Toyota TacomaV6
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Toyota Tacoma 2005 4dr Double Cab PreRunner V6 Rwd LB (4.0L 6cyl 5A) Silver Streak Mica Graphite88,279 miles
Used 2005Toyota TacomaPreRunner V6
Est.Loan: $291/mo
AP Fairfax(2)
16.2 mi away
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$300 Below Market
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Only 88K Miles! Carfax Certified. Beautiful '05 Toyota Tacoma TRD Sport Pkg with support suspension, Limited Slip Suspension, 17' alloy wheels, Fog Lamps, Power windows and door locks, Remote Keyless entry, Cruise Control, Sliding Rear window w/Privacy glass, Sport Seats, Class 4 Towing hitch,running boards, Bed liner, and has great tires. Call and schedule a test drive today. At AP Fairfax we are committed to providing you with an experience that redefines Car-buying by working with non-commissioned sales staff and by completing your purchase in 1 hour or less when your Financing is already arranged. We are so confident in our vehicles that we offer a 48 HOUR, NO QUESTIONS ASKED RETURN POLICY. Come and experience the AP Fairfax difference!!!

Toyota Tacoma 2005 4dr Double Cab PreRunner V6 Rwd SB (4.0L 6cyl 5A) Indigo Ink Pearl Graphite176,916 miles
Used 2005Toyota TacomaPreRunner V6
Est.Loan: $203/mo
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Silver Streak Mica 83,208 miles
Used 2005Toyota TacomaV6
Est.Loan: $346/mo
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Toyota... Tacoma... V6... 4WD... 5-Speed Automatic... 4.0L... V6... Cloth... Power Windows & Locks... Cruise Control... ONE OWNER ..........Check us OUT!!!!!!!.......Welcome to the COUNTRY! Big Town Volume with a Small Town Feel....

Speedway Blue 170,648 miles
Used 2005Toyota TacomaV6
Est.Loan: $284/mo
Malloy Toyota(1)
38.4 mi away
114,778 miles
Used 2005Toyota TacomaBase
Est.Loan: $265/mo
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Black Sand Pearl Graphite87,322 miles
Used 2005Toyota TacomaV6
Est.Loan: $310/mo
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Silver Streak Mica 103,523 miles
Used 2005Toyota TacomaBase
Est.Loan: $245/mo
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165,825 miles
Used 2005Toyota TacomaV6
Est.Loan: $202/mo
Radiant Red 187,436 miles
Used 2005Toyota TacomaV6
Est.Loan: $256/mo
Pasadena Pre-Owned
51.4 mi away
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1 owner only, SR5! This Access Cab Toyota Tacoma is the only truck you will need to look at! The GREAT condition of the interior makes the Tacoma a GREAT find! The reliability of a Toyota truck is undeniable and this Tacoma is the perfect choice for the year, miles, and condition of this truck. The smooth ride of this truck is unlike anything else in its class, come out today an give this Tacoma the test drive it deserves before its GONE!! Come in or call us today!

Silver Streak Mica Graphite235,048 miles
Used 2005Toyota TacomaV6
Est.Loan: $172/mo
Kyner Auto Sales
61.7 mi away
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Used 2005Toyota TacomaV6
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Silver Streak Mica Graphite221,960 miles
Used 2005Toyota TacomaV6
Est.Loan: $265/mo
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New Frame! This 2005 Toyota Tacoma is in perfect condition and just passed a Maryland State Inspection where we completed a new factory frame by Toyota under their frame program, new brakes, new drums, new steering shaft, new sway bar links, new wipers plus a four wheel alignment. Its well equipped with an automatic transmission, power sunroof, power windows, power locks, bluetooth, cruise control, an owners manual plus so much more! Jones Junction is proud to announce that 2018 marks their 101st consecutive year as a family-run automotive business serving the Harford County and surrounding Maryland, Pennsylvania and Delaware communities. The Jones family believes their success lies in focU dedication to hard work and integrity. Their goal is not simply to sell a car; it is to create a lifelong partnership with their customers. All prices plus Taxes, Tags, and $300 Dealer Processing fee, not required by law, Feel free to visit us at WWW.JONESJUNCTION.COM, or come by today at 1713 Harford Rd Fallston, MD. 21047.

Silver Streak Mica 190,110 miles
Used 2005Toyota TacomaV6
Est.Loan: $266/mo
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Radiant Red 103,497 miles
Used 2005Toyota TacomaBase
Est.Loan: $281/mo
Toyota of York(23)
78.3 mi away
105,332 miles
Used 2005Toyota TacomaV6
Est.Loan: $282/mo
Monticello Motors
83.8 mi away
Speedway Blue Graphite116,389 miles
Used 2005Toyota TacomaV6
Est.Loan: $326/mo
Keiths Auto Sales
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Silver Streak Mica Graphite96,500 miles
Used 2005Toyota TacomaV6
Est.Loan: $277/mo
Umansky Toyota
86.5 mi away
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Features & Specs

4dr Access Cab V6 4WD SB (4.0L 6cyl 6M)4dr Access Cab 4WD SB (2.7L 4cyl 5M)4dr Access Cab PreRunner V6 Rwd SB (4.0L 6cyl 6M)4dr Access Cab Rwd SB (2.7L 4cyl 4A)4dr Access Cab PreRunner V6 Rwd SB (4.0L 6cyl 5A)4dr Access Cab X-Runner V6 Rwd SB (4.0L 6cyl 6M)4dr Access Cab Rwd SB (2.7L 4cyl 5M)4dr Access Cab PreRunner Rwd SB (2.7L 4cyl 5M)4dr Access Cab V6 4WD SB (4.0L 6cyl 5A)
Transmission6-speed manual5-speed manual6-speed manual4-speed automatic5-speed automatic6-speed manual5-speed manual5-speed manual5-speed automatic
Horsepower245 hp @ 5200 rpm164 hp @ 5200 rpm245 hp @ 5200 rpm164 hp @ 5200 rpm245 hp @ 5200 rpm245 hp @ 5200 rpm164 hp @ 5200 rpm164 hp @ 5200 rpm245 hp @ 5200 rpm


NHTSA Overall Rating

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    Front SeatNot Rated
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    Dynamic Test ResultNo Tip
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IIHS Rating
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Consumer Rating

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Me and my Taco
This has been a great truck. I've put 200,000 miles on the odometer and the truck runs and drives like the day we met. I'm going to miss this truck.
My '05 PreRunner 10 Years Later
Generally speaking, the Tacome is without a doubt the Best Looking Mid-Size Pickup out there. The 4.0L V6 is an excellent power plant with great acceleration and towing capability. The interior is average at best, although improvements have come on later models, it is stil very comfortable on long drives and easy to get Ina and out of. The handling capability for this truck is pretty solid around turns and the ride suspension is pretty decent as well. Obviously Tacomas Rule, because everywhere I go, I see them more than any other truck.
" Yoda " Toyota Tacoma 2005 2.7L L4 FI DOHC 16V
I got a used 2005 Toyota Tacoma ( Gold ) Base Model $ 14.986 with only 29,895 Mile on it. I paid full price, KKB said, Top Price is $ 18,999 Wow what a Truck " >>> Drivers New, Rides New, Looks New, I even Like the Dog I think,they used it for hauling Newspapers around. It has a clean carfax 1 owner,oil, and services,were did at the Dealership. Oh" No tow package, never tow a thing... New life,will be taking me and the dog to the lake, with the jonboat behind. I am 58 years old The truck is going to out last me....? when i get into my late 70's The truck will only have 80,000 miles on it. Someone will be getting a good truck then... Happy Motoring......
More About This Model

The latest Toyota Tacoma was, claim its engineers, designed using a "go and see" approach. By this they implied that they went where their customers were and watched them as they used the Tacoma in their daily lives. Whether it was on the job getting beat up by workmen or on the sand serving as a portable beer cooler, they wanted to see firsthand exactly how the Tacoma was used.

After sampling several versions of the new Tacoma, it seems as though Toyota may have left off the latter part of its development mantra, the part that said, "Go and see what your competitors are doing, and then crush them mercilessly with a vastly superior truck that will embarrass lesser pickups into oblivion." It may not have been quite that colorful, but there's no denying the fact that the 2005 Toyota Tacoma is far and away one of the best compact trucks ever offered to the American public.

Toyota has had a long history of selling compact trucks in the U.S. and the passion these trucks inspire among their owners is every bit as rabid as that of their domestic competitors. Since becoming the Tacoma in 1995, Toyota's compact pickup has consistently attracted some of the youngest buyers in the category thanks to sharp styling, a bulletproof reliability record and its image as the perfect complement to a pair of dirt bikes or WaveRunners. It wasn't always the biggest or most powerful truck in its class, but when it came to delivering a complete package, the Toyota Tacoma rarely let its buyers down.

Giving the Tacoma a full redesign didn't require drastic measures — just a little more of the stuff it already had, along with a few surprises mixed in, to keep it on top of its game. The all-new Toyota Tacoma does just that with a round of across-the-board improvements that boosts its standing among its peers in almost every category. Whether it's engine power, interior room or safety features, the 2005 Tacoma has more of everything than it had before and even a few things it didn't. After driving several different models in various configurations, it's safe to say that the Tacoma has everything it needs to dominate the category.

Much like their full-size cousins, compact trucks derive much of their practicality from their numerous configurations, and the Toyota Tacoma now offers more styles than ever before — 18 in all. Like most trucks in its class, the new Tacoma comes in regular, extended cab (Toyota calls it an access cab) and crew cab body styles in both two- and four-wheel drive. The Tacoma also continues with the very popular PreRunner models that offer the look and suspension of the four-wheel-drive trucks sans the actual four-wheel-drive running gear. New styles for 2005 include a long-bed version of the crew cab and the high-performance access cab X-Runner street truck.

Regardless of which body style you choose, all Tacomas are larger in most dimensions compared to the previous model. On the outside, the Tacoma is nearly half a foot longer, four inches wider and roughly two inches taller, depending on the model. Most interior dimensions have increased as well, with crew cab models demonstrating the most improvement as their backseats are now comfortable for adult passengers.

All regular and access cab models are available with either four- or six-cylinder engines, while the crew cab models use the V6 exclusively. On the low end, an all-new 2.7-liter, four-cylinder engine replaces both the 2.4-liter and 2.7-liter engines used previously. Producing 164 horsepower and 183 pound-feet of torque, the new 2.7 offers a significant boost in horsepower and torque while maintaining equivalent fuel efficiency. All V6 models now use a larger 4.0-liter engine in place of the previous 3.4-liter power plant. With 245 hp and 283 lb-ft of torque, the 2005 Tacoma trounces every six-cylinder truck in its class and nearly matches the power of the Dodge Dakota's High-Output 4.7-liter V8. Equipped with the V6 engine, the Tacoma's maximum tow rating is now 6,500 pounds — up from 5,000 pounds in the previous model.

All the trucks we drove were equipped with the big V6 engine, and it makes itself known from the first punch of the pedal. With plenty of guts down low and a willingness to spin into the upper rev ranges without getting thrashy, this engine is a terrific all-around performer. It comes mated to either a six-speed manual or a five-speed automatic, giving it all the gears it needs to make the Tacoma move out in a hurry. The base four-cylinder continues with a five-speed manual and a four-speed automatic. Toyota claims that a 4x4 V6 equipped with the automatic transmission can run from zero to 60 mph in just 7.5 seconds, and we don't doubt it after our test-drive. Although the six-speed manual promises even better performance, its action is still typical of a truck — clunky and awkward through the gears with little incentive to use it more than you need to.

It's too bad that the manual is still so clunky, as the X-Runner sport model is an excellent handler for a truck. All new for 2005, the X-Runner essentially picks up where the old S-Runner left off, offering a sport-tuned pickup for those who want some utility without giving up the fun. It comes as a six-speed V6 access cab only with a lowered suspension and additional structural bracing underneath that gives the truck its name. Retuned Bilstein shocks, firmer springs and thicker sway bars are also included along with a set of 18-inch wheels and tires for added stick.

Apart from the gangly shifter, the X-Runner is an impressive performer. Although we barely probed its limits during our brief test-drive, the feeling behind the wheel is of a truck that feels well planted at every corner, predictable when pushed and surprisingly agile considering its size. The torque of the V6 motor helps give it the punch it needs to back up the handling and a standard limited-slip differential puts the power to the ground in an efficient manner. For those who intend to really push their X-Runner to the limit, Toyota is also offering a Big Brake kit that upgrades the X-Runner with larger 13-inch rotors, four-piston forged calipers, larger brake pads and steel-braided brake lines.

The X-Runner isn't the only model to offer special option packages, however, as Toyota Racing Development (TRD) also put together two additional packages that are available on V6 models only. The TRD Sport Package puts together larger wheels and tires, a retuned suspension, a limited-slip differential and several cosmetic dress-up pieces to give the Tacoma the look of a customized street truck. The TRD Off-Road Package adds retuned springs and shocks, a thicker front sway bar, oversized BF Goodrich tires, foglamps and a locking rear differential. Off-road junkies will also be happy to know that the Tacoma now offers both Hill-start Assist Control (HAC) and Downhill Assist Control (DAC) on all models (X-Runner excepted) equipped with an automatic transmission.

For those with tastes that skew toward a more mainstream truck, Toyota did its part to make the standard models more value-oriented — never the strongest aspect of the previous model. The least expensive 4x2 regular cab in now outfitted with the kind of standard features you would expect, such as antilock brakes, a CD stereo, multiple power points and a coolant temperature gauge. A revised lineup of option packages makes it easier to upgrade the Tacoma without getting lost in an endless sea of codes and constraints.

Even more impressive than the newly standard features is the overall design and comfort of the interior. With more room in every direction, the Tacoma has lost much of the claustrophobic feeling so typical of most compact trucks. The new truck's spec sheet shows impressive gains in head-, shoulder and hiproom, while its available legroom has tightened up a bit. Getting into access cab models is easier now, thanks to dual rear doors that open wider than before, while crew models are now comfortable for full-size adults in the backseat, thanks to a more relaxed seat back angle and substantial increases in hip- and shoulder room.

The design of the dashboard controls and instrument cluster mimics Toyota's 4Runner SUV, which isn't a bad thing given that it was just redesigned for 2003. There's nothing overly sophisticated about the interior design, but compared to GM's Colorado/Canyon twins the Tacoma looks like it cost $5K more. The quality of the materials sets a new standard for the class, and the seats have the kind of firm, supportive bolstering not typically found on trucks of this type.

Functionality and safety are two more areas where the Toyota Tacoma scores big. In addition to the typical stuff like a big center console and plenty of storage bins, the Tacoma also features storage under the seat in extended cab models and built-in cargo compartments behind the seat backs of crew cab models. There's also a new composite cargo bed that comes standard on all models and incorporates built-in storage units, adjustable tie-down anchors and even an optional 400-watt electrical outlet.

On the safety side, the Tacoma comes standard with antilock brakes fortified with Electronic Brakeforce Distribution for smoother stops and BrakeAssist for improved performance during panic situations. While all Tacomas get advanced dual-stage front airbags, crew cab models also offer optional full-length head curtain and front-seat side airbags. The Tacoma is also the first compact truck to add electronic stability control to the options list. An available option on all models, except the X-Runner, Toyota's Vehicle Stability Control (VSC) works in conjunction with an electronic traction control system to provide an added level of vehicle control in panic maneuvers and low traction situations.

If it seems like the Tacoma has a lot of firsts in the category, that's because it does. Toyota seems well apprised of the fact that while the compact truck category has seen little movement in the last five to 10 years, 2005 marks a rekindling of interest in this segment. In addition to GM's new compact trucks that went on sale last fall, both Nissan and Dodge are introducing all-new trucks of their own, and both are promising similar levels of power and features. While there's no doubt that Dodge and Nissan will have competitive products, they're going to need some pretty special trucks to top the Tacoma this time around, as Toyota's "go and see" approach has yielded a truck with few faults. We'll conduct a proper comparison test to see which compact truck is the real class of the class, but until then, the Toyota Tacoma looks like the clear favorite.

Used 2005 Toyota Tacoma Access Cab Overview

The Used 2005 Toyota Tacoma Access Cab is offered in the following styles: 4dr Access Cab V6 4WD SB (4.0L 6cyl 6M), 4dr Access Cab 4WD SB (2.7L 4cyl 5M), 4dr Access Cab PreRunner V6 Rwd SB (4.0L 6cyl 6M), 4dr Access Cab Rwd SB (2.7L 4cyl 4A), 4dr Access Cab X-Runner V6 Rwd SB (4.0L 6cyl 6M), 4dr Access Cab PreRunner V6 Rwd SB (4.0L 6cyl 5A), 4dr Access Cab Rwd SB (2.7L 4cyl 5M), 4dr Access Cab PreRunner Rwd SB (2.7L 4cyl 5M), and 4dr Access Cab V6 4WD SB (4.0L 6cyl 5A).

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Save up to $300 on one of 12 Used 2005 Toyota Tacoma Access Cab for sale at dealerships within 25 miles of Ashburn, VA with prices as low as $9,889 as of 07/17/2018, based on data from dealers and consumer-driven dealer ratings ranging from 4.9 to 5 out of 5 stars.

Price comparisons for Used 2005 Toyota Tacoma Access Cab trim styles:

  • The Used 2005 Toyota Tacoma Access Cab V6 is priced between $9,889 and $17,900 with odometer readings between 0 and 187436 miles.
  • The Used 2005 Toyota Tacoma Access Cab Base is priced between $11,990 and $13,777 with odometer readings between 103497 and 117182 miles.

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