04 toyota Tacoma

04 Toyota Tacoma: For the very first time in One Decade, pickup fans finally obtained a brand new Toyota Tacoma in 2014. Although the basic form and also concept stayed, the Taco got new designing, a brand-new engine, an upgraded interior and also a number of new attributes, putting a contemporary spin on this preferred midsize pickup.


04 Toyota Tacoma


Primarily, the 2017 Toyota Tacoma keeps its predecessors' positioning as the best midsize vehicle selection for off-roading and also other rugged journeys. Specifically when you go with among the three TRD trim levels, it could go areas and do things that the Chevrolet Colorado and GMC Canyon would certainly flush at. The Honda Ridgeline would certainly laugh, turn around and go residence. On the other hand, it's still much less comfy, spacious as well as polished than those trucks, suggesting it's much less desirable as a day-to-day vehicle driver.

But really, we like this purposeful, uncompromised nature. Although the Tacoma will not be for everyone due to it, it'll additionally be perfectly suited for those who prefer its one-of-a-kind capacities.

What's New for 2017?

After its redesign last year, the Tacoma goes into 2017 with a brand-new TRD Pro trim level. There are additionally some minor devices modifications also.

Criterion Features & Options

The 2017 Toyota Tacoma is provided in five trim levels: base-level SR, midlevel SR5, upscale Limited as well as the off-road-oriented TRD Sporting activity, TRD Off-Road and TRD Pro trims. A lot of versions (SR, SR5 and also the TRD designs) provide a prolonged taxi (Gain access to Taxicab) or team taxi (Dual Taxi) alternative, though the Limited is only offered in Double Taxicab guise.

The base-level SR ($ 24,300) doesn't include a lot, just touting a backup electronic camera, steel wheels, power devices, a/c, Bluetooth phone as well as audio connection, a GoPro place and a 6-inch touchscreen interface with Toyota's Entune Audio system as well as a USB port. The SR also comes criterion with the 4-cylinder engine, though it can be updated to the V6.

Successive is the midlevel SR5 ($ 26,400), which includes keyless entry, cruise ship control, satellite radio, boosted exterior trim, rear colored windows, a leather-wrapped steering wheel with phone as well as audio controls, haze lights, satellite radio, Siri Eyes Free for Apple iPhones and also a mobile phone app-based navigating system.

From there, motorists could update to the TRD Sport ($ 30,700), which flaunts keyless gain access to with push-button starting, an off-road suspension, Toyota's exceptional Crawl Control system, a digital locking rear differential, LED daytime running lights, 17-in alloy wheels, a cordless phone charger, an auto-dimming mirror, rear auto parking sensing units and a 7-in touchscreen consisting of Toyota's Entune App Suite and also a navigating system. Staff cabs consist of a power rear window. TRD Sport versions additionally come typical with the V6.

Drivers aiming to get back at further off the sidewalk could pick the TRD Off-Road ($ 31,900), which boasts off-road-oriented wheels as well as tires, better improved suspension, skid plates, the removal of the front air dam for much better approach angle, a securing rear differential, an off-road-oriented traction-enhancement system (consists of various terrain-specific setups) as well as a changed look.

Topping the array is the Limited ($ 35,900), which is just supplied in staff cab (Dual Cab) role. The Tacoma Limited drops several of the TRD models' off-road devices, but includes 18-in alloy wheels, leather upholstery, heated pole positions, rear car parking sensing units, a power sunroof, dual-zone environment control, a blind spot tracking system and back cross-traffic alert.

The TRD Pro ($ 41,000) is crew cab only and essentially adds to the TRD Off-Road special designing, updated shocks, additional ground clearance and also the Limited's more luxury-oriented extras.

When it concerns options, many Tacoma versions use readily available tools that's basic on higher trim levels. For example, most of the Tacoma Limited's attributes are offered on TRD designs, lots of TRD features can be carried the SR5 and several SR5 features are optional on the SR.

2016 Toyota Tacoma Evaluation

LIKES
-Online reputation for toughness and also long life
-Rich, thoughtful collection of off-road devices
-Enhanced ride and cabin quiet
-Better mpg

DISAPPROVAL
-Seatsing position
-Tight head area
-Costlier compared to comparable trucks

2015 Toyota Tacoma Testimonial

LIKES

-Neatly arranged controls
-Good resale value
-Base variations are fairly -budget-friendly
-Still uses a four-cylinder engine
-Integrity belongs to its road cred

DISAPPROVAL

-Thinly padded seats
-Trip gets edgy, even in base variations
-Obtains really costly in specialized, V-6 versions
-Poor road handling

2014 Toyota Tacoma Preview

Specifications
-Gas Mileage21 mpg City/25 mpg Hwy
-EngineRegular Unleaded I-4, 2.7 L.
-EPA ClassNo Information.
-Style Name2WD Routine Taxi Standard Bed I4 Guidebook (SE).
-DrivetrainRear Wheel Drive.
-Traveler Capacity3.
-Guest Doors2.
-Body StyleRegular Cab Pick-up - Long Bed.
-TransmissionTransmission: 5-Speed Manual.

2013 Toyota Tacoma Review

LIKES

-Base versions are quite affordable
-Still offers a four-cylinder engine
-Neatly organized controls
-Good resale value
-Reliability is part of its street cred

DISLIKES

-Ride gets jittery, even in base versions
-Seats are thinly padded
-Street handling is poor
-Gets very expensive in specialty, V-6 versions

2012 Toyota Tacoma Review

LIKES

-Affordability
-Fuel-efficient four
-Simple, straightforward controls
-Strong resale value
-Reputation for toughness and reliability

DISLIKES

-Choppy, jittery ride
-Uncomfortable seats
-Not very maneuverable
-V-6 models are pricey
-Bluetooth not widely available

2011 Toyota Tacoma Review

LIKES
-Low base price
-Fuel-efficient four-cylinder
-Simple, straightforward instrument panel
-Reputation for toughness and reliability
-Strong resale value

DISLIKES

-Hard, bouncy ride
-Uncomfortable seats
-Not very maneuverable
-V-6 models are pricey
-Bluetooth not widely available

2010 Toyota Tacoma Review

LIKES

-Affordable, fuel-efficient base four-cylinder
-Simple, straightforward instrument panel
-Reputation for toughness and reliability
-Strong resale value

DISLIKES

-Hard, bouncy ride
-Uncomfortable seats
-Not very maneuverable
-V-6 models are pricey

2009 Toyota Tacoma Review

LIKES

-Reputation for toughness and reliability
-Uncomplicated instrument panel
-Fuel-efficient four-cylinder model

DISLIKES
-V-6 models are expensive
-Missing some safety features
-Uncomfortable seats
-Not much more maneuverable than a full-size
-Harder, less settled ride than rivals

2008 Toyota Tacoma Review

LIKES

-Fuel-efficient four-cylinder model
-Simple instrument panel
-Reputation for reliability and durability

DISLIKES

-Not much more maneuverable than a full-size
-Harder, less settled ride than rivals
-Seats lack support
-Lacks safety features
-V-6 models can get very pricey

2007 Toyota Tacoma Review

Revamped in 2005, the portable Tacoma pick-up proceeds for 2007 with only small tweaks-- consisting of bigger, revamped seats, two-toned gauge panel, and also chrome trim. Also, the optional Lorry Stability Control (VSC) system could now be switched off by the motorist. The conventional 2.7-liter four-cylinder engine creates 159 horse power while the optional 4.0-liter V-6 comes in at 236 horsepower. Both engines appear downrated compared to the '06 versions, yet the differences only mirror changes in the method horsepower is gauged as well as reported.

2006 Toyota Tacoma Review

Redesigned in 2014, the small Tacoma pick-up continues for 2006 with only minor tweaks, which includes a newly typical tire-pressure display. Eighteen design configurations are readily available, based on three cab kinds: Normal Taxi, expanded Access Cab with double rear accessibility doors as well as tumble level back seats, as well as the four-door Double Cab. The common powerplant is a 2.7-liter four-cylinder engine that uses Variable Shutoff Timing with knowledge (VVT-i) to create 164 horse power and also 183 lb-ft of torque; it supplies a selection between a five-speed handbook and a four-speed transmission. Also available is a 4.0-liter VVT-i V-6 that creates 245 horsepower and also 282 lb-ft of torque that can be mated to a six-speed handbook or a five-speed automated transmission. Anti-lock brakes with Electronic Brakeforce Circulation as well as Brake Assist are standard, with side-curtain air bags and Car Security Control optional. An AccessCab configured X-Runner version uses a longer wheelbase, a broader track as well as reduced trip height, and comes powered by the V-6 and six-speed guidebook. A readily available Toyota Competing Growth supercharger enhances this powerplant's result by around 60 more horses.

2005 Toyota Tacoma Review
No review

2004 Toyota Tacoma Preview

Specs
-Gas Mileage: 22 mpg City/27 mpg Hwy
-Engine: Gas I4, 2.4L
-EPA ClassNo Data
-Style Name: 2WD Regular Cab I4 Manual (GS)
-Drivetrain: Rear Wheel Drive
-Passenger Capacity: 3
-Passenger Doors: 2
-Body Style: Regular Cab Pickup - Short Bed
-Transmission5-speed manual transmission w/OD

2003 Toyota Tacoma Preview

Specs
-Gas Mileage: 22 mpg City/27 mpg Hwy
-Engine: Gas I4, 2.4L
-EPA Class: No Data
-Style Name: 2WD Regular Cab I4 Manual (GS)
-Drivetrain: Rear Wheel Drive
-Passenger Capacity: 3
-Passenger Doors: 2
-Body Style: Regular Cab Pickup - Short Bed
-Transmission: 5-speed manual transmission w/OD

2002 Toyota Tacoma Preview

Specs

-Gas Mileage: 22 mpg City/27 mpg Hwy
-Engine: Gas I4, 2.4L
-EPA Class: No Data
-Style Name: 2WD Regular Cab I4 Manual (GS)
-Drivetrain: Rear Wheel Drive
-Passenger Capacity: 3
-Passenger Doors: 2
-Body Style: Regular Cab Pickup - Short Bed
-Transmission: 5-speed manual transmission w/OD

2001 Toyota Tacoma Review

Toyota's small pick-ups are simple to take for granted. Owners appear to assume they could bring unreasonable loads as well as proceed running without routine upkeep so they pack them up like semis and drive them until the crankcase oil relies on taffy. Toyota dealers appear to consider them as an annuity, on a regular basis selling well with marginal promotion and also no effort. And also considering that they have not altered much given that the intro of the most recent generation and its Tacoma name in 1995, there's hardly ever much news for the press to obtain thrilled about.

For 2001 however, there's something brand-new in Tacomaville, with upgrading throughout the line, and the enhancement of four-door Double Cab as well as S-Runner road performance models.

Next year we'll be back neglecting the Tacoma once more, no doubt.

2000 Toyota Tacoma Preview

Specs:

-Gas Mileage: 22 mpg City/26 mpg Hwy
-Engine: Gas I4, 2.4L
-EPA Class: No Data
-Style Name: 2WD Regular Cab I4 Manual
-Drivetrain: Rear Wheel Drive
-Passenger Capacity: 3
-Passenger Doors: 2
-Body Style: Regular Cab Pickup - Standard Bed
-Transmission: 5-speed manual transmission w/OD

1999 Toyota Tacoma Review

We could not assist however think of a scene from completion of the 1980s film classic, Back to the Future when we were driving the 1999 Toyota Tacoma 4x4. "Marty, I completed waxing your vehicle - and I placed three coats of wax on this time," Biff said with a smile, as he handed Marty McFly the secrets to his 4x4 Toyota pickup.

Although Toyota's small truck wasn't really christened Tacoma up until 1995, mentally the Tacoma coincides as the black truck utilized in Back to the Future. Just as Marty's Toyota 4x4 appeared like it was more than qualified off-road, our vehicle, outfitted with the $1,660 Toyota Competing Growth (TRD) off-road bundle, appeared to have comparable capabilities.

And with off roadway tuned suspension, black wheel arch moldings, 15-inch alloy wheels rolling on 31-inch tires and also a locking back differential, the Tacoma we evaluated certainly had the equipment necessary to take on major off-road situations.

1998 Toyota Tacoma Preview

Specs
Gas Mileage: 22 mpg City/27 mpg Hwy
Engine: Gas I4, 2.4L
EPA Class: No Data
Style Name: 2WD Regular Cab I4 Manual
Drivetrain: Rear Wheel Drive
Passenger Capacity: 3
Passenger Doors: 2
Body Style: Regular Cab Pickup - Long Bed
Transmission: 5-speed manual transmission w/OD

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