08 toyota Tacoma

08 Toyota Tacoma: For the first time in One Decade, pickup fans finally obtained a brand new Toyota Tacoma last year. Although the basic shape as well as principle stayed, the Taco obtained brand-new styling, a new engine, an updated inside as well as a number of brand-new functions, putting a modern-day spin on this popular midsize pick-up.


08 Toyota Tacoma


Mostly, the 2017 Toyota Tacoma maintains its predecessors' positioning as the go-to midsize truck selection for off-roading and other tough journeys. Especially when you go with one of the three TRD trim levels, it can go areas as well as do things that the Chevrolet Colorado and GMC Canyon would certainly blush at. The Honda Ridgeline would certainly laugh, turn around and also go residence. On the other hand, it's still less comfortable, sizable and also polished compared to those trucks, suggesting it's much less preferable as a daily chauffeur.

Yet really, we like this purposeful, uncompromised nature. Although the Tacoma won't be for everybody as a result of it, it'll additionally be perfectly matched for those who desire its special capabilities.

Exactly what's New for 2017?

After its redesign in 2014, the Tacoma gets in 2017 with a new TRD Pro trim level. There are likewise some small devices changes as well.

Standard Characteristic & Options

The 2017 Toyota Tacoma is supplied in 5 trim degrees: base-level SR, midlevel SR5, upscale Restricted and also the off-road-oriented TRD Sporting activity, TRD Off-Road and also TRD Pro trims. Most designs (SR, SR5 as well as the TRD models) provide an extended cab (Access Cab) or team taxi (Double Taxicab) variant, though the Limited is just provided in Dual Cab role.

The base-level SR ($ 24,300) doesn't consist of a lot, just proclaiming a back-up video camera, steel wheels, power devices, cooling, Bluetooth phone and also sound connection, a GoPro mount and also a 6-inch touchscreen interface with Toyota's Entune Audio system and also a USB port. The SR additionally comes requirement with the 4-cylinder engine, though it can be updated to the V6.

Next up is the midlevel SR5 ($ 26,400), which adds keyless access, cruise control, satellite radio, enhanced exterior trim, rear tinted home windows, a leather-wrapped steering wheel with phone as well as sound controls, haze lights, satellite radio, Siri Eyes Free for Apple iPhones and also a mobile phone app-based navigating system.

From there, chauffeurs could upgrade to the TRD Sporting Activity ($ 30,700), which boasts keyless access with push-button beginning, an off-road suspension, Toyota's excellent Crawl Control system, a digital securing rear differential, LED daytime running lights, 17-in alloy wheels, a cordless phone charger, an auto-dimming mirror, back car park sensors and a 7-in touchscreen consisting of Toyota's Entune Application Suite and also a navigation system. Team taxis include a power rear home window. TRD Sport versions also come conventional with the V6.

Chauffeurs wanting to get back at additionally off the pavement can choose the TRD Off-Road ($ 31,900), which boasts off-road-oriented wheels as well as tires, further improved suspension, skid plates, the removal of the front air dam for far better method angle, a securing back differential, an off-road-oriented traction-enhancement system (consists of different terrain-specific settings) as well as a modified look.

Covering the array is the Minimal ($ 35,900), which is only supplied in team taxicab (Dual Taxicab) role. The Tacoma Limited drops a few of the TRD versions' off-road equipment, yet includes 18-in alloy wheels, leather upholstery, warmed pole positions, rear auto parking sensors, a power sunroof, dual-zone environment control, a blind spot monitoring system as well as back cross-traffic alert.

The TRD Pro ($ 41,000) is crew cab only as well as basically adds to the TRD Off-Road unique designing, upgraded shocks, extra ground clearance as well as the Limited's more luxury-oriented additionals.

When it concerns choices, many Tacoma models use offered equipment that's typical on higher trim levels. As an example, most of the Tacoma Limited's functions are offered on TRD models, numerous TRD functions can be had on the SR5 and also lots of SR5 functions are optional on the SR.

2016 Toyota Tacoma Testimonial

SORTS
-Reputation for strength and also long life
-Rich, thoughtful collection of off-road devices
-Improved trip and cabin quiet
-Better mpg

DISLIKES
-Sitting placement
-Limited head space
-Costlier compared to similar trucks

2015 Toyota Tacoma Evaluation

LIKES

-Neatly arranged controls
-Good resale worth
-Base variations are rather -cost effective
-Still uses a four-cylinder engine
-Reliability becomes part of its road cred

DISAPPROVAL

-Very finely padded seats
-Trip obtains edgy, also in base variations
-Obtains extremely costly in specialized, V-6 versions
-Poor road handling

2014 Toyota Tacoma Preview

Specs
-Gas Mileage21 mpg City/25 mpg Hwy
-EngineRegular Unleaded I-4, 2.7 L.
-EPA ClassNo Data.
-Design Name2WD Normal Taxi Standard Bed I4 Guidebook (SE).
-DrivetrainRear Wheel Drive.
-Passenger Capacity3.
-Traveler Doors2.
-Body StyleRegular Taxi Pickup - 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

Upgraded in 2005, the compact Tacoma pickup continues for 2007 with only small tweaks-- including bigger, upgraded seats, two-toned scale panel, as well as chrome trim. Also, the optional Lorry Stability Control (VSC) system could now be shut off by the motorist. The typical 2.7-liter four-cylinder engine produces 159 horsepower while the optional 4.0-liter V-6 can be found in at 236 horse power. Both engines appear downrated compared to the '06 versions, but the differences only show modifications in the way horsepower is gauged and also reported.

2006 Toyota Tacoma Review

Redesigned in 2015, the small Tacoma pick-up proceeds for 2006 with only minor tweaks, that includes a freshly common tire-pressure screen. Eighteen model setups are offered, based upon three taxicab kinds: Regular Cab, extended Gain access to Taxicab with double back accessibility doors as well as tumble level rear seats, as well as the four-door Double Taxi. The typical powerplant is a 2.7-liter four-cylinder engine that utilizes Variable Shutoff Timing with knowledge (VVT-i) to create 164 horse power as well as 183 lb-ft of torque; it offers a choice between a five-speed manual as well as a four-speed automatic transmission. Additionally 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 manual or a five-speed automatic transmission. Anti-lock brakes with Digital Brakeforce Circulation as well as Brake Help are standard, with side-curtain airbags as well as Vehicle Security Control optional. An AccessCab set up X-Runner variation uses a longer wheelbase, a larger track and also reduced ride elevation, as well as comes powered by the V-6 and also six-speed manual. A readily available Toyota Racing Development supercharger enhances this powerplant's output by about 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 compact pickups are simple to consider given. Proprietors appear to believe they can bring ridiculous lots and continue running without regular upkeep so they load them up like semis and also drive them until the crankcase oil turns to taffy. Toyota dealers seem to consider them as an annuity, routinely offering well with minimal promotion and no initiative. And also because they have not changed much considering that the introduction of the most recent generation and its Tacoma name in 1995, there's rarely much information for journalism to get thrilled about.

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

Next year we'll be back disregarding the Tacoma again, 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 couldn't help however think about a scene from the end of the 1980s movie classic, Back to the Future when we were driving the 1999 Toyota Tacoma 4x4. "Marty, I finished waxing your truck - and also I placed 3 layers of wax on this moment," Biff stated with a smile, as he handed Marty McFly the keys to his 4x4 Toyota pickup.

Although Toyota's compact vehicle wasn't in fact christened Tacoma until 1995, spiritually the Tacoma coincides as the black truck used in Back to the Future. Equally as Marty's Toyota 4x4 looked like it was more than capable off-road, our vehicle, furnished with the $1,660 Toyota Competing Development (TRD) off-road package, showed up to have comparable abilities.

And also with off road tuned suspension, black wheel arc moldings, 15-inch alloy wheels rolling on 31-inch tires and also a securing back differential, the Tacoma we evaluated certainly had the equipment essential to deal with severe off-road circumstances.

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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