Toyota Tacoma 2002

Toyota Tacoma 2002: For the first time in Ten Years, pick-up followers ultimately obtained a brand new Toyota Tacoma in 2014. Although the general shape as well as idea remained, the Taco obtained brand-new designing, a new engine, an upgraded inside and also numerous new features, putting a modern-day spin on this popular midsize pick-up.


Toyota Tacoma 2002


Mostly, the 2017 Toyota Tacoma keeps its precursors' positioning as the go-to midsize vehicle selection for off-roading as well as various other tough journeys. Specifically when you opt for among the three TRD trim degrees, it could go places and do points that the Chevrolet Colorado and also GMC Canyon would certainly blush at. The Honda Ridgeline would laugh, turn around as well as go home. On the other hand, it's still less comfy, roomy as well as polished compared to those trucks, implying it's less desirable as a daily chauffeur.

However truly, we like this deliberate, uncompromised nature. Although the Tacoma won't be for everyone because of it, it'll additionally be perfectly suited for those that want its special capacities.

Exactly what's New for 2017?

After its redesign last year, the Tacoma gets in 2017 with a new TRD Pro trim degree. There are additionally some minor equipment adjustments also.

Criterion Characteristic & Options

The 2017 Toyota Tacoma is supplied in 5 trim levels: base-level SR, midlevel SR5, upscale Restricted and the off-road-oriented TRD Sporting activity, TRD Off-Road and also TRD Pro trims. A lot of models (SR, SR5 and also the TRD models) provide an extended cab (Access Taxi) or team cab (Double Taxicab) variant, though the Limited is just used in Dual Taxicab guise.

The base-level SR ($ 24,300) does not include a lot, simply touting a backup camera, steel wheels, power devices, a/c, Bluetooth phone and also audio connectivity, 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 upgraded to the V6.

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

From there, motorists can upgrade to the TRD Sport ($ 30,700), which boasts keyless access with push-button starting, an off-road suspension, Toyota's excellent Crawl Control system, a digital locking rear differential, LED daytime running lights, 17-in alloy wheels, a cordless phone battery charger, an auto-dimming mirror, rear car parking sensing units and a 7-in touchscreen consisting of Toyota's Entune App Collection and also a navigating system. Crew taxis include a power rear window. TRD Sport versions also come typical with the V6.

Chauffeurs looking to get back at additionally off the sidewalk could pick the TRD Off-Road ($ 31,900), which flaunts off-road-oriented wheels and tires, further enhanced suspension, skid plates, the deletion of the front air dam for far better approach angle, a locking rear differential, an off-road-oriented traction-enhancement system (consists of numerous terrain-specific settings) as well as a revised look.

Topping the variety is the Limited ($ 35,900), which is only used in crew taxi (Double Taxicab) guise. The Tacoma Limited drops several of the TRD models' off-road equipment, yet includes 18-in alloy wheels, natural leather upholstery, heated front seats, rear auto parking sensors, a power sunroof, dual-zone climate control, a dead spot monitoring system as well as rear cross-traffic alert.

The TRD Pro ($ 41,000) is team taxicab just and also essentially contributes to the TRD Off-Road special styling, updated shocks, additional ground clearance as well as the Limited's more luxury-oriented bonus.

When it concerns options, numerous Tacoma designs provide offered equipment that's typical on higher trim levels. For instance, much of the Tacoma Limited's attributes are available on TRD models, many TRD features can be had on the SR5 and numerous SR5 functions are optional on the SR.

2016 Toyota Tacoma Testimonial

LIKES
-Track record for toughness and longevity
-Rich, thoughtful set of off-road tools
-Improved flight as well as cabin quiet
-Much better mpg

DISAPPROVAL
-Seating setting
-Limited head area
-More expensive than equivalent trucks

2015 Toyota Tacoma Testimonial

SORTS

-Nicely organized controls
-Excellent resale worth
-Base variations are quite -inexpensive
-Still uses a four-cylinder engine
-Dependability belongs to its street cred

DISLIKES

-Thinly padded seats
-Flight obtains anxious, even in base versions
-Obtains extremely costly in specialty, V-6 variations
-Poor road handling

2014 Toyota Tacoma Preview

Specs
-Gas Mileage21 mpg City/25 mpg Hwy
-EngineRegular Unleaded I-4, 2.7 L.
-EPA ClassNo Information.
-Design Name2WD Regular Cab Standard Bed I4 Manual (SE).
-DrivetrainRear Wheel Drive.
-Traveler Capacity3.
-Passenger Doors2.
-Body StyleRegular Taxicab Pickup - Long Bed.
-TransmissionTransmission: 5-Speed Guidebook.

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

Redesigned in 2005, the portable Tacoma pickup proceeds for 2007 with only minor tweaks-- including larger, redesigned seats, two-toned scale panel, and also chrome trim. Also, the optional Automobile Stability Control (VSC) system can now be turned off by the chauffeur. The basic 2.7-liter four-cylinder engine generates 159 horsepower while the optional 4.0-liter V-6 is available in at 236 horsepower. Both engines appear downrated compared to the '06 variations, yet the differences just mirror changes in the way horsepower is determined and reported.

2006 Toyota Tacoma Review

Redesigned in 2015, the small Tacoma pick-up continues for 2006 with only minor tweaks, that includes a freshly conventional tire-pressure screen. Eighteen model configurations are readily available, based on 3 taxi types: Normal Taxicab, expanded Accessibility Taxi with double rear access doors as well as tumble level rear seats, as well as the four-door Dual Taxi. The common powerplant is a 2.7-liter four-cylinder engine that utilizes Variable Shutoff Timing with knowledge (VVT-i) to generate 164 horsepower and also 183 lb-ft of torque; it offers an option in between a five-speed guidebook and also a four-speed automatic transmission. Likewise readily available is a 4.0-liter VVT-i V-6 that produces 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 Distribution and Brake Assist are basic, with side-curtain airbags and Vehicle Security Control optional. An AccessCab configured X-Runner version uses a longer wheelbase, a wider track as well as reduced ride height, as well as comes powered by the V-6 and six-speed guidebook. An available Toyota Racing Advancement supercharger increases this powerplant's result by around 60 even more horses.

2005 Toyota Tacoma Review
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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 very easy to take for given. Owners appear to think they can lug ridiculous loads as well as proceed running without normal maintenance so they fill them up like semis and also drive them until the crankcase oil turns to taffy. Toyota dealers seem to consider them as an annuity, consistently selling well with very little promo as well as zero effort. And also since they haven't changed a lot because the introduction of the latest generation as well as its Tacoma name in 1995, there's seldom much information for the press to obtain delighted about.

For 2001 nevertheless, there's something brand-new in Tacomaville, with updating throughout the line, as well as the addition of four-door Dual Cab and S-Runner road efficiency models.

Following year we'll be back overlooking 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 but consider a scene from the end of the 1980s film classic, Back to the Future when we were driving the 1999 Toyota Tacoma 4x4. "Marty, I completed waxing your truck - as well as I put 3 layers of wax on this moment," Biff stated with a smile, as he handed Marty McFly the keys to his four-wheel drive Toyota pick-up.

Although Toyota's compact vehicle wasn't in fact christened Tacoma till 1995, spiritually the Tacoma is the same as the black truck made use of in Back to the Future. Equally as Marty's Toyota 4x4 appeared like it was more than capable off-road, our vehicle, outfitted with the $1,660 Toyota Competing Advancement (TRD) off-road package, showed up to have similar capacities.

And also with off roadway tuned suspension, black wheel arch moldings, 15-inch alloy wheels rolling on 31-inch tires and a locking rear differential, the Tacoma we checked absolutely had the tools needed to deal with major 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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