Toyota Tacoma 2008

Toyota Tacoma 2008: For the first time in Ten Years, pickup fans lastly got an all-new Toyota Tacoma last year. Although the basic shape as well as concept continued to be, the Taco got new designing, a brand-new engine, an upgraded interior and also a number of new features, placing a contemporary spin on this popular midsize pick-up.


Toyota Tacoma 2008


Mostly, the 2017 Toyota Tacoma keeps its predecessors' positioning as the go-to midsize vehicle option for off-roading as well as various other tough adventures. Particularly when you select one of the 3 TRD trim levels, it could go places and also do things that the Chevrolet Colorado and also GMC Canyon would certainly blush at. The Honda Ridgeline would laugh, reverse as well as go house. On the other hand, it's still less comfortable, sizable as well as refined compared to those vehicles, implying it's much less preferable as an everyday driver.

But actually, we like this deliberate, uncompromised nature. Although the Tacoma won't be for every person as a result of it, it'll likewise be perfectly fit for those that want its special capabilities.

Just what's New for 2017?

After its redesign in 2014, the Tacoma gets in 2017 with a brand-new TRD Pro trim level. There are additionally some minor equipment modifications as well.

Standard Quality & Options

The 2017 Toyota Tacoma is used 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. Many models (SR, SR5 and the TRD designs) use an extensive cab (Access Taxi) or crew taxi (Double Cab) alternative, though the Limited is only used in Double Taxicab guise.

The base-level SR ($ 24,300) does not include much, just proclaiming a backup electronic camera, steel wheels, power devices, a/c, Bluetooth phone as well as sound connectivity, a GoPro place as well as a 6-inch touchscreen interface with Toyota's Entune Stereo as well as a USB port. The SR likewise comes standard with the 4-cylinder engine, though it can be upgraded to the V6.

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

From there, vehicle drivers could update to the TRD Sport ($ 30,700), which boasts keyless accessibility with push-button starting, an off-road suspension, Toyota's exceptional Crawl Control system, an electronic locking rear differential, LED daytime running lights, 17-in alloy wheels, a cordless phone charger, an auto-dimming mirror, rear car parking sensing units and also a 7-in touchscreen including Toyota's Entune App Collection as well as a navigation system. Team taxis include a power rear window. TRD Sporting activity designs additionally come conventional with the V6.

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

Covering the array is the Minimal ($ 35,900), which is just used in team taxi (Dual Cab) role. The Tacoma Limited sheds a few of the TRD versions' off-road devices, yet adds 18-in alloy wheels, natural leather upholstery, warmed front seats, rear parking sensing units, a power sunroof, dual-zone environment control, an unseen area tracking system as well as back cross-traffic alert.

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

When it pertains to options, numerous Tacoma models offer readily available tools that's basic on higher trim degrees. For instance, a number of the Tacoma Limited's attributes are readily available on TRD versions, many TRD features can be carried the SR5 and several SR5 features are optional on the SR.

2016 Toyota Tacoma Evaluation

LIKES
-Reputation for strength as well as long life
-Rich, thoughtful collection of off-road devices
-Improved ride and also cabin quiet
-Better mpg

DISLIKES
-Seating position
-Limited head space
-Pricier than equivalent trucks

2015 Toyota Tacoma Testimonial

SORTS

-Nicely organized controls
-Great resale worth
-Base versions are quite -economical
-Still offers a four-cylinder engine
-Dependability belongs to its road cred

DISLIKES

-Very finely cushioned seats
-Ride gets tense, also in base versions
-Obtains extremely costly in specialty, V-6 versions
-Poor street handling

2014 Toyota Tacoma Preview

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

Revamped in 2005, the compact Tacoma pickup proceeds for 2007 with only minor tweaks-- consisting of larger, redesigned seats, two-toned scale panel, and also chrome trim. Likewise, the optional Automobile Stability Control (VSC) system could currently be turned off by the driver. The typical 2.7-liter four-cylinder engine generates 159 horse power while the optional 4.0-liter V-6 is available in at 236 horsepower. Both engines show up downrated compared to the '06 variations, but the differences just reflect adjustments in the way horsepower is determined and also reported.

2006 Toyota Tacoma Review

Upgraded last year, the small Tacoma pick-up proceeds for 2006 with only small tweaks, that includes a freshly basic tire-pressure display. Eighteen design configurations are offered, based upon three taxicab kinds: Regular Taxicab, extended Access Cab with twin rear accessibility doors and also topple level back seats, as well as the four-door Dual Taxicab. The conventional powerplant is a 2.7-liter four-cylinder engine that uses Variable Valve Timing with intelligence (VVT-i) to create 164 horsepower as well as 183 lb-ft of torque; it provides an option in between a five-speed guidebook and also a four-speed automatic transmission. Also offered is a 4.0-liter VVT-i V-6 that creates 245 horsepower and 282 lb-ft of torque that can be mated to a six-speed manual or a five-speed automatic gearbox. Anti-lock brakes with Electronic Brakeforce Circulation and also Brake Assist are standard, with side-curtain air bags as well as Vehicle Stability Control optional. An AccessCab configured X-Runner version offers a longer wheelbase, a wider track and also lower trip elevation, and comes powered by the V-6 and also six-speed handbook. An available Toyota Racing Growth supercharger boosts this powerplant's outcome by about 60 even more equines.

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 easy to take for provided. Owners seem to assume they can lug absurd tons and proceed running without regular upkeep so they fill them up like semis and also drive them until the crankcase oil relies on taffy. Toyota suppliers appear to look upon them as an annuity, routinely marketing well with minimal promo and no effort. And given that they have not transformed a lot because the introduction of the most recent generation and its Tacoma name in 1995, there's seldom much news for the press to get excited about.

For 2001 nevertheless, there's something brand-new in Tacomaville, with updating throughout the line, as well as the enhancement of four-door Double Taxi as well as S-Runner road efficiency versions.

Next year we'll be back neglecting the Tacoma once 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 could not assist however think about a scene from the end of the 1980s film standard, Back to the Future when we were driving the 1999 Toyota Tacoma 4x4. "Marty, I ended up waxing your vehicle - as well as I put three coats of wax on this moment," Biff claimed with a smile, as he handed Marty McFly the secrets to his four-wheel drive Toyota pickup.

Although Toyota's compact vehicle had not been in fact christened Tacoma up until 1995, emotionally the Tacoma is the same as the black truck utilized in Back to the Future. Just as Marty's Toyota 4x4 looked like it was more than capable off-road, our truck, equipped with the $1,660 Toyota Racing Growth (TRD) off-road package, showed up to have similar abilities.

And with off roadway tuned suspension, black wheel arc moldings, 15-inch alloy wheels rolling on 31-inch tires as well as a securing rear differential, the Tacoma we examined definitely had the tools needed 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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