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Vehicle:New 2013 Toyota Tacoma
Trim:4x2 Reg. Cab 109.6" WB Base
Transmission:5-Speed Manual w/OD
Model Code:7103
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Base MSRP*:$17,625.00
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2013 Toyota Tacoma 4x2 Regular Cab 109.6 in. WB Base 101-3/4 Front Glamour
 
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Specifications
 
Body Style:Small 2WD Trucks
Vehicle Size:Small
Drive Type:RWD
Doors:2
Seating Capacity:3/3 passengers
Engine Block:I
Engline Type:Gas
Cylinders:4
Displacement:2.7 L.
Valves:16
Compression Ratio:9.6:1
Torque:180ft-lbs @ 3800 rpm
Horsepower:159hp @ 5200 rpm
Fuel Type:Regular unleaded
Fuel Capacity:21.1 gal.
Fuel Economy:*21/25
  
Wheelbase:109.6 in.
Overall Length:190.4 in.
Vehicle Width:72.2 in.
Vehicle Height:65.7 in.
Ground Clearance:8.1 in.
Curb Weight:3315 lbs.
Max Payload:1335 lbs.
Gross Weight:4650 lbs.
Towing Capacity:3500 lbs.
Turning Circle: 36.8 ft.
 
Front Headroom:40.0 in.
Front Legroom:41.7 in.
 
Acceleration:
0mph-60mph
 
9.2 seconds
21 25
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Basic3 Years / 36,000 Miles
Drivetrain5 Years / 60,000 Miles
Roadside2 Years / 25,000 Miles
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Reviews
 
The Tacoma is Toyota's compact pick-up truck offering - just the right size for all but the most serious contractor.Toyota Tacoma is available in Regular Cab, Access Cab (extended cab) and Double Cab (crew cab) body styles, in either two or four wheel drive. Regular and Extra Cabs come with six-foot beds; Double Cabs have the choice of a shorter five-foot or six-foot box length. The base engine is a 2.7-liter, 159-hp inline-four mated to a five-speed manual transmission; a four-speed automatic is optional. A 236-hp 4.0-liter V6 is standard on all Double Cabs and optional on 4WD Access Cabs. The V6 is paired with a six-speed manual or five-speed automatic. Standard safety features include four-wheel anti-lock brakes with electronic brake-force distribution and brake assist, vehicle stability control, traction control, side-impact/side curtain airbags, and active headrests.The Tacoma is a carryover for 2013.
 
Model Reviews
 
TagLine
 
Rugged, reliable, capable trucks in a wide range of models.
 
Introduction
 
The Toyota Tacoma is the most popular of the midsize/compact pickup market.They're really aren't any compact pickups any more, they're all midsize.The Tacoma was named Most Dependable Midsize Pickup in the J.D.Power & Associates 2011 Vehicle Dependability Study, and Intellichoice called it a 2011 Best Overall Value in the compact pickup segment.New Car Test Drive considers the 2013 Toyota Tacoma the best pickup in its class and the best for rugged terrain, durability and reliability.

Tacoma offers a comfortable cab, a refined ride, and quality construction.Its on-road handing is responsive; its off-road capability is proven.The Tacoma Double Cab delivers offers rear-seat comfort for two additional passengers with enough room to rival a small sedan.Properly equipped Tacoma V6 models can to tow up to 6,500 pounds.

Tacoma not only owns the segment but practically is the segment.While Toyota sells more than 100,000 Tacomas a year, the other manufacturers have abandoned the small pickup business in America due to lack of demand.The Nissan Frontier, Chevy Colorado, and GMC Canyon are reportedly going out of production, Ford finally stopped making the Ranger, Suzuki is no longer in the U.S., Dodge Dakota exited the stage years ago.The Honda Ridgeline, a much more expensive vehicle, offers carlike handling, strong performance and good fuel economy, but it doesn't offer the off-road capability or toughness of the Tacoma.

As a result, Tacoma hasn't changed much since its last major redesign for the 2005 model year.For 2012, Toyota treated the Tacoma to a new look inside and out, with new and more sophisticated audio choices.The 2013 Tacoma lineup includes a new Limited Package, featuring 18-inch chrome-clad alloy wheels, chrome grille trim, chrome rear bumper, SofTex-trimmed front sport seats with heat, metallic tone instrument panel trim, leather-trimmed steering wheel with audio controls, dual sun visors with mirrors and extenders, and an auto-dimming rear-view mirror with rear camera display, outside temperature gauge, and HomeLink universal transceiver. Pickup buyers can rejoice, however, because the 2013 Tacoma comes in a wide range of configurations to please a wide range of needs ranging from basic work truck with four-cylinder engine and 2WD to a loaded V6 4WD Double Cab Long Bed.The base Tacoma excels at durability and reliability and is among the few regular-cab pickups still available.

All Tacomas come with air conditioning.Audio systems begin with six-speaker AM/FM/CD display audio (four speakers on Regular Cab) with USB Port, auxiliary input, and Bluetooth phone connectivity; and range all the way up to a seven-speaker JBL GreenEdge system with navigation, and Toyota Entune.

Also standard on all models is Toyota's Star Safety System, which includes anti-lock brakes (ABS), Electronic Brake-force Distribution (EBD), Brake Assist, Vehicle Stability Control (VSC) and Traction Control (TC).An Automatic Limited-Slip Differential (Auto-LSD), which uses brake intervention in place of a mechanical-type limited-slip to help reduce wheel-spin, is standard on all Tacoma models with the exception of those fitted with TRD Off-Road packages, like our test model; those will have a separate locking differential.

Toyota Racing Development, or TRD, offers myriad accessories to further improve on-road performance or off-road capability.A new TRD Baja Series features high-performance Bilstein off-road shocks, special Eibach springs, 16-inch beadlock wheels with BF Goodrich All-Terrain T/A KO tires, sports exhaust and special graphics.

 
Lineup
 
Model Overview The 2013 Toyota Tacoma is available in 20 different configurations, including Regular Cab, Access Cab (extended cab) and Double Cab (crew cab) body styles.Regular and Access Cabs come with six-foot beds; Double Cab comes with the choice of a shorter five-foot bed or a standard-size six-footer.The base engine is a 2.7-liter inline four-cylinder mated to a five-speed manual transmission; a four-speed automatic is optional ($900).A 4.0-liter V6 is standard on X-Runners and 4WD Double Cabs, and optional on some, but not all, other models.

Tacoma Regular Cab ($17,625) comes standard with cloth upholstery, air conditioning, AM/FM/CD/MP3/WMA four-speaker sound system, tachometer, digital clock, two 12-volt power points, fuel warning light, tire-pressure monitor, service reminder indicator, dome lamp, rear mudguards, 15-inch steel wheels and a full-size spare tire.

Tacoma Access Cab ($20,415) and Double Cab ($22,525) models add more standard features, including bucket seats and functional consoles for the floor and ceiling.Access Cabs have power windows and locks; Double Cabs add power mirrors.Access and Double Cabs also get six-speaker audio systems.Double Cab V6 models offer a premium JBL system ($2005) with amplified subwoofer, Bluetooth, XM, and Toyota Entune.The audio upgrade includes steering wheel controls.

Tacoma PreRunner models are 2WD, but feature the high stance and general appearance of a 4WD truck.(Desert racers use this style of truck to scout or pre-run the course before the big race.) The four-cylinder Access Cab with 4-speed automatic transmission ($22,075) is the entry-level PreRunner.The V6 is optional ($1435) on PreRunner Access Cabs and Double Cabs.

Four-wheel-drive is available throughout the line, in Regular, Access and Double Cabs.Four-cylinder and V6 engines, along with manual and automatic transmissions are available, including a 5-speed manual and 6-speed manual, or 4-speed automatic and 5-speed automatic.

A Convenience Package for Access Cabs ($1005) and Double Cabs ($790) adds rear privacy glass, a sliding rear window, steering-wheel-mounted audio controls, cruise control, power mirrors and remote keyless entry.

Tacoma X-Runner ($26,775) features unique styling cues and a chassis tuned for on-road performance.Its name refers to the additional X-shaped brace added to stiffen its frame against high cornering loads.X-Runner comes with 18-inch wheels and is offered only in the Access Cab style, and only with the V6 and 6-speed manual.

SR5 packages bundle styling and comfort features, including color-keyed overfenders and front bumper, chrome grille surround and chrome rear bumper, bucket seats with lumbar support, and a long list of car-like conveniences.These packages can be added to any Access Cab or Double Cab.

The TRD Sport Package starts with SR5 equipment and adds or substitutes P265/65R17 tires, sport-tuned suspension with Bilstein shock absorbers, water-resistant sport seats, overhead console and with compass and outside temperature, and turn signals integrated into the outside mirrors, plus a hood scoop, lots of body-color trim, and its own graphics package.The TRD Sport Package is available on PreRunners and on Access and Double Cabs with V6 and 4WD.

The TRD Off-Road Package starts with the SR5 equipment and adds or substitutes BF Goodrich P265/70R16 OWL tires, locking rear differential, off-road suspension with Bilstein shock absorbers, engine skidplate, sport seats, overhead console with compass and outside temperature, heavy-duty front tow hook, 115v/400w deck-mounted power point, and unique TRD graphics.TRD Off-Road is also available only on PreRunners and on V6 model 4x4 Access and Double Cabs, but not on Double Cab Long Beds.The TRD Baja Series features TRD Bilstein high-performance off-road shocks (66mm front shocks with Eibach red coil springs and 50mm rear shocks with remote reservoir), 16-inch TRD beadlock-style wheels with LT265/70R16 tires, BFGoodrich All-Terrain T/A KO tires, TRD cat-back exhaust, vehicle side graphics, TRD exterior badge.

A Limited Package ($6695), available only on Double Cabs with V6 and automatic transmission, adds all the luxury and convenience goodies, including SofTex-trimmed four-way adjustable front sport seats with heat, metallic tone instrument panel trim, leather-trimmed steering wheel with audio controls, 18-inch chrome-clad alloy wheels with P265/60R18 tires, chrome grille surround, chrome rear bumper, variable speed windshield wipers, dual sun visors with mirrors and extenders, an auto-dimming rear-view mirror with rear camera display, outside temperature gauge, and HomeLink universal transceiver; all the content of Convenience Package; the JBL stereo; and more.

An optional tow package ($650) for V6 models comprises a 130-amp alternator, heavy-duty battery, transmission oil cooler, and a Class IV hitch with seven-pin connector.

Safety features that come on all models include anti-lock brakes (ABS) with Electronic Brake-force Distribution, Brake Assist, Vehicle Stability Control with Traction Control, and the Automatic Limited-slip Differential.Models with automatic transmission also include Hill-start Assist Control, and TRD Off-Road models add Downhill Assist Control.In addition, front airbags, front seat side-impact airbags, and side-curtain airbags are standard on all models.

 
Walkaround
 
The Tacoma is instantly recognizable as a Toyota truck.Your first clue is the familiar, sturdy arch over the top and sides of the grille: brightly plated on SR5s, TRD Off-Roads, and Limiteds; body color on TRD Sports; and argent-painted on base models.A slightly protruding inner grille of black plastic echoes and emphasizes this Toy-truck hallmark.The trapezoidal shape leaves a small gap between grille and headlights, which is neatly bridged by the orange turn signals.

Tacoma manages to look tough and rugged without going over the top.The prominent lower air opening is framed at the top by a body-color extension of the main grille arch (again, the arch theme) and by a gray pseudo-skid plate below.It suggests the menacing mouth of a bottom-feeding fish.But in a good way.Fog light nacelles flair outward from the fish-mouth form.

Overall length of the Tacoma varies by body style: Regular Cabs are the shortest and most maneuverable, measuring 190.4 inches overall on a 109.6-inch wheelbase.Access Cab and Double Cab short-bed models have a 127.4-inch wheelbase and 208.1-inch overall length.Double Cab long-bed models are quite long at 221.3 inches overall on a 140.6-inch wheelbase.All models have six-foot beds except the Double Cab short-bed, which has a five-foot bed.

How to choose? Regular Cab models pack lots of cargo space in a relatively small package, good for maneuverability in the big city.Regular Cab 4WD models also have the best break-over angle due to their short length, and therefore offer the best capability off road.Access Cabs feature large dual rear auxiliary doors, not good for people but very good for gear.Double Cabs have long, conventionally hinged rear doors that open 80 degrees for ease of entry or loading gear.Double Cabs offer the people-carrying comfort of a sport-utility.Long-bed Double Cabs can carry more stuff but are unwieldy in tight places.

Tacoma comes with a composite inner bed, lighter than steel yet tougher and more durable.The bed features two-tier loading and an integrated deck rail utility system with four adjustable tie-down cleats.The rails are compatible with numerous Genuine Toyota Accessories, including cargo-bed cross bars, a fork-mount bike rack, and other useful items.

 
Interior
 
The Toyota Tacoma cabin has a familiar feel.Climate and audio controls are concentrated in a blacked-out panel (for contrast) in a slightly bulging center stack.High-contrast black trim appears on switch bezels and the inner doors as well.

The modern-looking steering wheel features a rectangular hub, dark-colored spokes at 3 and 9 o'clock, and brushed-metal-look spokes at 5 and 7.Where the bright spokes meet the hub they open up into square, black control pads for audio and other functions.

Behind the wheel is a functional three-pod instrument configuration.Like so many other brands, Toyota dabbled a few years ago with fashionably orange lighting, but the current theme uses red pointers against broad blue bands.It sure looks more high-tech; whether it's actually more readable is another matter.

An AM/FM Satellite Radio-capable head unit comes with a single-disc CD player and built-in Bluetooth for hands-free cellphone use.

V6-powered Double Cabs offer a more deluxe display audio system with all the hot digital candy, including navigation, Toyota Entune services, XM Satellite Radio (with 90-day trial subscription), HD Radio with iTunes tagging and text/e-mail-to-voice; all playing at premium quality through a JBL GreenEdge audio system with seven speakers.(GreenEdge technology helps reduce fuel consumption by lowering the electric power demand on the vehicle.)

The Toyota Entune system combines popular mobile applications and data services, with three years of complimentary access.Once a smart phone is connected to the vehicle using Bluetooth or a USB cable, Entune's features are operated using the vehicle's controls or, for some services, by voice recognition.Entune includes Bing and Pandora; plus real-time info including traffic, weather, fuel prices, sports and stocks.Also available are MovieTickets.com and OpenTable.

TRD models benefit from a water-resistant seat fabric, and all Access and Double Cabs are available with heavy-duty all-weather flooring, which we used to call rubber before carpeting became ubiquitous. The lower dash and console are a lighter color than the main upper dash, brightening the interior; and trim rings surround the three clustered gauges.The driver's seat is height-adjustable, answering a complaint we've had in the past.Overall, the Tacoma provides the driver with a good driving position, and big mirrors afford a good view to the rear.Excellent grab handles on both A-pillars.

We found the TRD package's upgraded seats and interior nice, if costly.The sport bucket seats with driver lumbar support were made of a sturdy gray fabric and had excellent bolstering.An overhead console includes a compass and temperature gauge.

Cup holders are provided in the center console area.On models that don't have sport seats, the front passenger's seatback flips down to form a tray table or to make room for long objects, a handy feature.The switchgear is easy to operate, and everything is where you expect it to be.Big rotary knobs make it easy to adjust cabin temperature even with gloves on; the knobs are electronic, so they're easy to twist.The radio is fully integrated into the upper center stack and it's easy to operate.CDs sound good through the JBL speakers.Models with automatics come with a foot-operated parking brake, while the manual transmission models use a pull-out handbrake; a blast from the past that we could do without.However we were totally thrilled with the air conditioning, which blasts real cold real fast.

The rear seats in the Tacoma Double Cab are particularly comfortable for the class, offering good legroom and shoulder room and decent headroom.The seatback is angled back slightly, making it more comfortable than the overly upright rear seats in some other compact pickups.In a back-to-back comparison test, we found the back seats of the Tacoma more comfortable than those in the 2011-12 Nissan Frontier.(Nissan expects to launch a new Frontier soon, and that could change things.) A younger person should be okay to ride across the state in the back seat of a Tacoma Double Cab, and even adults won't complain too much on short trips.The rear windows even go all the way down.

The rear-seat area in the Double Cab is also good for carrying cargo.The seat is split 60/40.Flip the seat bottoms forward and fold the two sections down to form a flat platform for gear.It takes two hands to do this, and you first have to remove the headrests, which is a hassle, though Toyota has at least provided a place to store them.The backs of the seatbacks are hard, and form a sturdy cargo floor.It's not a bad spot for a dog, but still a big jump down.Our experience has been that none of the trucks in this class is particularly good for dogs.

Access Cab has rear seats, with the access coming on the passenger side only, but there isn't enough room for adults.The two kids we sentenced to the rear of our Access Cab are 5-feet and 5-feet, 5 inches tall, and they were okay back there for a short ride but would rather have ridden in the bed with the dog.

 
Driving Impression
 
The Toyota Tacoma drives well and cruises nicely.It offers plenty of power from the V6.It handles well and feels relatively refined.Off-road models offer commendable capability over rugged terrain and good ride comfort, as well.

The 4.0-liter V6 engine uses dual overhead camshafts and variable valve technology (Toyota calls it VVT-i, for Variable Valve Timing with intelligence) to optimize power and torque over a broad range of rpm.In action, the V6 feels refined and delivers responsive performance.It is rated at 236 horsepower and a strong 266 pound-feet of torque.

Toyota's 4.0-liter V6 works well with the 5-speed automatic transmission.And that's our first choice for this truck: The V6 and automatic.The automatic is super smooth and very responsive, quickly downshifting when you mash the throttle, and it offers five ratios to better keep the engine at its most efficient rpm.

The 6-speed manual transmission is easy to shift, but first gear is a very low ratio, leaving a broad stretch to second.The 6-speed gearbox requires long throws but takes downshifts well.It's a good, solid truck transmission, without a lot of room for error; you have to press the clutch pedal all the way to the floor when shifting gears or you'll hear a crunch.

The automatic delivers comparable gas mileage, according to the latest EPA estimates, with 17/21 mpg City/Highway vs.16/21 for the V6 and manual with 2WD; and 15/19 for the V6 and manual with 4WD.

The TRD Sport Package stiffens the ride and handling with a suspension that's more firmly tuned, mostly by the Bilstein shocks.But it's not too firm.And it's not as much of a hot rod as the X Runner.After the shocks, 17-inch alloy wheels and wider profile tires, which definitely improve cornering, the TRD package contains mostly cosmetic things.TRD stands for Toyota Racing Development, but if you expect extra speed you'll be disappointed.The V6 engine has the same good power.It's easy to peel out and lay down a chirp when upshifting to second gear, even with the wider tires that come with the TRD package.And the excellent torque makes it easy to cruise in 5th and 6th gears, without needing to downshift to accelerate.

The 2.7-liter four-cylinder engine gets better mileage than does the V6 and runs on Regular gas.As with the V6, the four-cylinder benefits from VVT-i and dohc, which means it's a modern, sophisticated engine.It is rated at 159 horsepower and 180 pound-feet of torque, which is about average for the class.EPA estimates for a Tacoma with 2.7-liter four-cylinder are 21/25 mpg with 2WD and the 5-speed manual, and 19/24 mpg for 2WD with the 4-speed automatic.

Handling is quite good on curvy roads.The Tacoma feels steady in sweeping turns and suffers from surprisingly little body roll, or lean, in hard corners.The Tacoma feels big on the road when compared with older compact pickups and, in fact, it is relatively large.

Size can be a detriment when parking, and a long-bed Double Cab can be a challenge in tight parking situations due to the amount of space it requires to turn.The Tacoma Double Cab long bed requires 44 feet to complete a circle, while a Double Cab short bed needs a little over 40 feet.For this reason, we recommend the short bed unless you really need to carry something that won't fit in it.A base Tacoma Regular Cab boasts a turning circle of less than 37 feet.

On pavement, the 4WD and TRD Off-road models seemed smooth and refined.Off-road, a 4WD TRD model is smooth and highly capable.The TRD suspension is excellent on rough, rugged terrain.It handles well on rough dirt trails, something we learned while charging up a ski run at Alyeska.It never bottomed on the rough terrain even when we pushed it well beyond socially acceptable standards.The Tacoma TRD also easily handled an off-road course that featured steep ascents and descents, moguls, and a log step.In short, we'd feel comfortable tackling just about any terrain in a Toyota Tacoma.And it doesn't just get there; it does it in relative comfort.The Tacoma doesn't seem to generate as much head toss as earlier 4WD compact pickups, an important consideration when driving long distances over rugged terrain, because you don't want to arrive to your backcountry camp fatigued from driving.

Switching into 4WD and 4WD Lo is as easy as twisting a rotary knob.It works very well, for the most part.

The Tacoma's brakes are smooth and easy to modulate, and they can bring the truck to quick halt without drama.The rear brakes are drums, however, less desirable than the rear disc brakes that come on some of the other pickups in this class.The available TRD Big Brake system uses floating 13x1.25-inch directionally vented rotors, forged aluminum four-piston fixed calipers, larger pads with higher coefficients of friction, and braided steel brake lines.

The 4Runner X-Runner is a lot of fun to drive and handles like a sports car.It corners flat and generates lots of grip in the curves.We pushed it hard up a hill climb and were not able to reach its cornering limits.It tracks well and is very stable in tight corners even when spinning the inside rear tire under full throttle.The ride is firm, however; we didn't care for the feel of the clutch pedal, the steering was vague on-center, and there was that aforementioned inside rear-wheel spin.Wind noise seems higher in the X-Runner than in the other models.But much of this is nitpicking.This is a tight, sporty truck, and probably the best of the genre.There's no cowl shake.The exhaust sounds cool.If you want a truck that can hang with a sports car, the X-Runner is the ticket.

 
Summary
 
The Toyota Tacoma is a superb midsize pickup.The Tacoma features a comfortable cab trimmed with quality materials.The 4WD models offer crisp handling, a nicely balanced ride quality, and excellent off-road capability.The TRD Off-Road models are terrific trucks for rugged terrain.The X-Runner drives and performs like a sports car.

NewCarTestDrive.com editor Mitch McCullough contributed to this report.

 
Model Lineup
 
Toyota Tacoma Regular Cab 2.7-liter L4 5-speed manual ($17,625); with 4-speed automatic ($18,525); Access Cab 5M ($20,415); with 4A ($21,315); Double Cab 4A ($22,525); PreRunner Access Cab 4A ($22,075); PreRunner V6 Access Cab with 5A ($23,510); X-Runner V6 Access Cab 6M ($26,775); PreRunner L4 Double Cab 4A ($23,175); PreRunner V6 Double Cab 5A ($24,610); PreRunner Long Bed V6 Double Cab 5A ($25,111); 4WD Regular Cab L4 5M ($21,475); 4WD Regular Cab L4 4A ($22,605); 4WD Access Cab L4 5M ($24,250); 4WD Access Cab L4 4A ($25,150); 4WD V6 Access Cab 6M ($25,805); 4WD V6 Access Cab 5A ($26,685); 4WD V6 Double Cab 6M ($26,805); 4WD V6 Double Cab 5A ($27,685); 4WD V6 Long Bed Double Cab 5A ($28,185).
 
Assembled In
 
Fremont, California.
 
Options As Tested
 
TRD Sport Package ($3385) including Bilstein shocks, 17-inch alloy wheels, hood scoop, power mirrors, sliding rear window with privacy glass, 115V deck outlet, foglamps, remote entry, cruise control, variable speed wipers, overhead console with compass and temperature gauge, cloth sport seats with driver lumbar support, leather-wrapped steering wheel with audio controls and shifter, backup camera on inside mirror, TRD graphics; Tow Package ($650); Carpet floor mats ($129); Security system ($359); tube steps ($534).
 
Model Tested
 
Toyota Tacoma 4WD Access Cab V6 6M ($25,805).
 
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Comparison
 
...the Tacoma now dwarfs the Ford Ranger and Chevrolet Colorado in every area that counts. Its closest competitors are now the Dodge Dakota and Nissan Frontier and, while worthy opponents, neither can touch the Tacoma's long history of reliability and high resale value.
 
One Liner
 
Nearly as capable as a full-size pickup, but without the extra bulk or poor fuel economy, the Tacoma offers a wide selection ranging from everyday work truck to rugged off-road adventurer.
 
Kelley Blue Book
 
Liked Most
 
The Tacoma was named "Most Dependable Midsize Pickup" in the J.D. Power & Associates 2011 Vehicle Dependability Study, and Intellichoice called it a "2011 Best Overall Value" in the compact pickup segment.
 
One Liner
 
The Tacoma offers a comfortable cab, a refined ride, and quality construction. Its on-road handing is responsive; its off-road capability is proven.
 
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Standard Equipment
 
Wheels
Wheel Covers, HubStandard
Rim Type, Silver styled steelStandard
 
Spare Wheel
Rim type, SteelStandard
 
Spare Tire
Mount Location, Underbody w/crankdownStandard
Size, Full-sizeStandard
 
Suspension
Rear Suspension Type, LeafStandard
Front Suspension Classification, IndependentStandard
Front Spring Type, CoilStandard
Front Stabilizer Bar, RegularStandard
Class, RegularStandard
Independent, FrontStandard
stabilizer bar, FrontStandard
Front suspension type, Double wishboneStandard
Rear Suspension Classification, Rigid axleStandard
 
Lights
Daytime running lightsStandard
 
Drivetrain
Driven WheelsStandard
Limited slip differentialStandard
Axle ratioStandard
 
Windows
Front wipers - intermittentStandard
Privacy glassStandard
 
Mirrors
Driver mirror adjustment, Manual remoteStandard
Vanity mirrors, Passenger vanity mirrorsStandard
 
Convenience Features
Power steering, Speed-proportional power steeringStandard
Steering wheel, Tilt and telescopicStandard
Cupholders, FrontStandard
Door pockets, Driver and passengerStandard
 
Comfort Features
Steering wheel trim, UrethaneStandard
 
Instrumentation
TachometerStandard
ClockStandard
Low fuel levelStandard
 
Audio System
Speed Sensitive Volume Control, YesStandard
Antenna Type, FixedStandard
Total Number of Speakers, 4Standard
In-Dash CD, SingleStandard
Radio, AM/FM stereoStandard
 
Doors
Rear door type, TailgateStandard
 
Truck Features
Door reinforcementStandard
Pickup Bed TypeStandard
 
Airbags
Head airbags, Curtain 1st rowStandard
Passenger Airbag, YesStandard
Driver Airbag, YesStandard
 
Stability and Traction
Traction controlStandard
 
Seatbelts
Seatbelt pretensioners, FrontStandard
 
Engine
Max RPM, 5,200 RPMStandard
Torque, 180 lb.-ft.Standard
Valve Gear, DOHCStandard
Total Valves, 16Standard
Engine Configuration, InlineStandard
Displacement, 164 cu.in.Standard
Vehicle Emissions, LEV IIStandard
Horse Power, 159 hpStandard
Variable Valve Timing, Variable valve timingStandard
Max Torque RPM, 3,800 RPMStandard
Compression Ratio, 9.60 : 1Standard
 
Air Conditioning
Front air conditioning, ManualStandard
Air filtration, Interior air filtrationStandard
 
Headrests
Adjustable Front Headrests, Manual adjustableStandard
 
Brakes
Braking assist, Braking assist inchesStandard
Front brakes, Ventilated disc inchesStandard
 
ABS Brakes
ABS, 4-wheelStandard
 
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Available Optional Equipment
The list of optional equipment below represents a mix of optional dealer or factory installed features. Some must be added by the manufacturer during the production process whilst others can be installed here at the point of purchase. Please note that this list is intended for informational purposes only. If you have any questions please contact us for clarification. 
 
Emissions
 
50 State Emissions   * 
 
No Options
 
Base Vehicle Price (7103)   * 
 
Other Options
 
Sliding Rear Window   $140 
 
Regionals
 
Destination Surcharge: Southeast   $55 
Destination Surcharge: Gulf States   $65 
Chrome Exhaust Tip   $89 
Drop Hitch Receiver   $399 
Southeast Toyota Distributor:
Certified technician 46 point final quality inspection.
   * 
Southeast Toyota Distributor Plus:
Certified technician 46 point final quality inspection and digital picture asset program.
   * 
Interior Lights   $299 
Bed Extender (Regional)   $329 
Bed Mat   $129 
Tool Box   $399 
Cargo Net   $109 
Black Digital Backup Sensor   $349 
Carpet Mats   $199 
iPod Connector   $199 
Accent Stripe   $99 
6 - Gallons of Gas   * 
Toyoguard Elite Package (XT8):
Includes roadside assistance, rental car assistance, emergency towing, vehicle VIN etch, exterior paint sealant, interior protection, 2 oil changes with filters or 1 oil change with filter at any S.E.T. dealer, 2 tire rotations, all new TOYOGUARD personal assistant and TOYOGUARD auto care kit.
   $699 
Toyoguard Elite Package (XY8):
Includes roadside assistance, rental car assistance, emergency towing, vehicle VIN etch, exterior paint sealant, interior protection, 2 oil changes with filters or 1 oil change with filter at any S.E.T. dealer, 2 tire rotations, all new TOYOGUARD personal assistant and TOYOGUARD auto care kit.
   $699 
Auxiliary Cable & iPod/USB Adaptor   $20 
USB Charger & Cable   $30 
Black Out LED Daytime Running Lights   $399 
Fog Lights   $299 
Clear Paint Protection - Door Package:
Includes door cups including tailgate handle and door edge guards.
   $199 
Tri-Fold Hard Tonneau Cover   $849 
Chrome Wheel Covers   $119 
Toyoguard Select:
Exterior paint sealant, interior protector, vehicle VIN glass etch protection, TOYOGUARD auto care kit, roadside assistance and rental car assistance.
   $639 
Toyoguard Plus:
Roadside assistance, rental car assistance, emergency towing, VIN etch protection, exterior paint sealant, interior protection, 1 oil chance with filters and TOYOGUARD auto care kit.
   $699 
Toyoguard Select (XY6):
Exterior paint sealant, interior protector, vehicle VIN glass etch protection, TOYOGUARD auto care kit, roadside assistance and rental car assistance.
   $639 
Clear Paint Protection - Hood Package:
Includes front of hood, front of fender and mirror backs (if applicable).
   $399 
Premium Carpet Mat Seat (2 Piece) (GULF):
Includes door sill protectors.
   $130 
Drop Hitch w/Ball Mount & Wire Harness (GULF)   $550 
Vehicle Shield Package (GULF):
Includes fabric guard, lusterizing sealant, sealant cleaner and rental car assistance.
   $379 
3M Paint Protection Film (GULF)   $299 
3M Window Tint w/TX/AR/OK/MS (GULF):
For vehicles without privacy glass.
   $319 
3M Window Tint w/LA/TX/AR/OK/MS (GULF):
For vehicles without privacy glass.
   $319 
 
Seats & Seat Trim
 
Fabric Seat Material   * 
*See dealer for details
 
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Incentive Programs
 
Cash $750.00
 
Ends 01/05/15
Toyota US College Graduate Toyota US Southeast
Toyota US College Graduate
Eligibility: Student
Source: Toyota Financial Services
 


 
Cash $500.00
 
Ends 11/03/14
Toyota US Military Appreciation Toyota US Southeast
Toyota US Military Appreciation
Military Bonus Cash is available towards leasing or retail purchases to customers who are in current active duty status in the U.S. Military (Navy, Army, Air Force, Marines, National Guard, Coast Guard or active Reserve), or U.S. Military inactive Reserves that are part of the Individual Ready Reserve, Selected Reserve or Inactive National Guard. Retirees are not eligible. Eligibility: Military
Source: Toyota Financial Services
 


 
Cash $500.00
 
Ends 12/31/14
Toyota US Owner Loyalty Toyota US Southeast
Toyota US Owner Loyalty
Eligibility: All
Source: Toyota Financial Services
 


 
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Related Toyota Tacoma Links
 

  2015 Toyota Tacoma Crew Cab
2015 Toyota Tacoma 4x2 Double Cab 127.4" WB Base (A4) $22,875
2015 Toyota Tacoma 4x2 Double Cab 127.4" WB PreRunner (A4) $23,425
2015 Toyota Tacoma 4x2 Double Cab 127.4" WB PreRunner V6 (A5) $24,860
2015 Toyota Tacoma 4x2 Double Cab 140.6" WB PreRunner V6 (A5) $25,360
2015 Toyota Tacoma 4x4 Double Cab 127.4" WB Base V6 (M6) $27,155
2015 Toyota Tacoma 4x4 Double Cab 127.4" WB Base V6 (A5) $28,035
2015 Toyota Tacoma 4x4 Double Cab 140.6" WB Base V6 (A5) $28,535
2015 Toyota Tacoma 4x4 Double Cab 127.4" WB TRD Pro (M6) $36,435
2015 Toyota Tacoma 4x4 Double Cab 127.4" WB TRD Pro (A5) $37,415
2015 Toyota Tacoma 4x2 Double Cab 127.4 in. WB Base 0-OEM Supplied Custom Image
 
 

  2015 Toyota Tacoma Extended Cab
2015 Toyota Tacoma 4x2 Access Cab 127.4" WB Base (M5) $20,765
2015 Toyota Tacoma 4x2 Access Cab 127.4" WB Base (A4) $21,665
2015 Toyota Tacoma 4x2 Access Cab 127.4" WB PreRunner (A4) $22,325
2015 Toyota Tacoma 4x2 Access Cab 127.4" WB PreRunner V6 (A5) $23,760
2015 Toyota Tacoma 4x4 Access Cab 127.4" WB Base (M5) $24,600
2015 Toyota Tacoma 4x4 Access Cab 127.4" WB Base (A4) $25,500
2015 Toyota Tacoma 4x4 Access Cab 127.4" WB Base V6 (M6) $26,155
2015 Toyota Tacoma 4x4 Access Cab 127.4" WB Base V6 (A5) $27,035
2015 Toyota Tacoma 4x4 Access Cab 127.4" WB TRD Pro (M6) $35,525
2015 Toyota Tacoma 4x4 Access Cab 127.4" WB TRD Pro (A5) $36,505
2015 Toyota Tacoma 4x2 Access Cab 127.4 in. WB Base 0-OEM Supplied Custom Image
 
 

  2014 Toyota Tacoma Standard Cab
2014 Toyota Tacoma 4x2 Reg. Cab 109.6" WB Base (M5) $18,125
2014 Toyota Tacoma 4x2 Reg. Cab 109.6" WB Base (A4) $19,025
2014 Toyota Tacoma 4x4 Reg. Cab 109.6" WB Base (M5) $21,975
2014 Toyota Tacoma 4x4 Reg. Cab 109.6" WB Base (A4) $23,105
2014 Toyota Tacoma 4x2 Regular Cab 109.6 in. WB Base 0-OEM Supplied Custom Image
 
 

  2014 Toyota Tacoma Crew Cab
2014 Toyota Tacoma 4x2 Double Cab 127.4" WB Base (A4) $22,725
2014 Toyota Tacoma 4x2 Double Cab 127.4" WB PreRunner (A4) $23,275
2014 Toyota Tacoma 4x2 Double Cab 127.4" WB PreRunner V6 (A5) $24,710
2014 Toyota Tacoma 4x2 Double Cab 140.6" WB PreRunner V6 (A5) $25,210
2014 Toyota Tacoma 4x4 Double Cab 127.4" WB Base V6 (M6) $27,005
2014 Toyota Tacoma 4x4 Double Cab 127.4" WB Base V6 (A5) $27,885
2014 Toyota Tacoma 4x4 Double Cab 140.6" WB Base V6 (A5) $28,385
2014 Toyota Tacoma 4x2 Double Cab 127.4 in. WB Base 0-OEM Supplied Custom Image
 
 

  2014 Toyota Tacoma Extended Cab
2014 Toyota Tacoma 4x2 Access Cab 127.4" WB Base (M5) $20,615
2014 Toyota Tacoma 4x2 Access Cab 127.4" WB Base (A4) $21,515
2014 Toyota Tacoma 4x2 Access Cab 127.4" WB PreRunner (A4) $22,175
2014 Toyota Tacoma 4x2 Access Cab 127.4" WB PreRunner V6 (A5) $23,610
2014 Toyota Tacoma 4x4 Access Cab 127.4" WB Base (M5) $24,450
2014 Toyota Tacoma 4x4 Access Cab 127.4" WB Base (A4) $25,350
2014 Toyota Tacoma 4x4 Access Cab 127.4" WB Base V6 (M6) $26,005
2014 Toyota Tacoma 4x4 Access Cab 127.4" WB Base V6 (A5) $26,885
2014 Toyota Tacoma 4x2 Access Cab 127.4 in. WB Base 0-OEM Supplied Custom Image
 
 

  2013 Toyota Tacoma Standard Cab
2013 Toyota Tacoma 4x2 Reg. Cab 109.6" WB Base (M5) $17,625
2013 Toyota Tacoma 4x2 Reg. Cab 109.6" WB Base (A4) $18,525
2013 Toyota Tacoma 4x4 Reg. Cab 109.6" WB Base (M5) $21,475
2013 Toyota Tacoma 4x4 Reg. Cab 109.6" WB Base (A4) $22,605
2013 Toyota Tacoma 4x2 Regular Cab 109.6 in. WB Base 101-3/4 Front Glamour
 
 

  2013 Toyota Tacoma Crew Cab
2013 Toyota Tacoma 4x2 Double Cab 127.4" WB Base (A4) $22,525
2013 Toyota Tacoma 4x2 Double Cab 127.4" WB PreRunner (A4) $23,175
2013 Toyota Tacoma 4x2 Double Cab 127.4" WB PreRunner V6 (A5) $24,610
2013 Toyota Tacoma 4x2 Double Cab 140.6" WB PreRunner V6 (A5) $25,110
2013 Toyota Tacoma 4x4 Double Cab 127.4" WB Base V6 (M6) $26,805
2013 Toyota Tacoma 4x4 Double Cab 127.4" WB Base V6 (A5) $27,685
2013 Toyota Tacoma 4x4 Double Cab 140.6" WB Base V6 (A5) $28,185
2013 Toyota Tacoma 4x2 Double Cab 127.4 in. WB Base 0-OEM Supplied Custom Image
 
 

  2013 Toyota Tacoma Extended Cab
2013 Toyota Tacoma 4x2 Access Cab 127.4" WB Base (M5) $20,415
2013 Toyota Tacoma 4x2 Access Cab 127.4" WB Base (A4) $21,315
2013 Toyota Tacoma 4x2 Access Cab 127.4" WB PreRunner (A4) $22,075
2013 Toyota Tacoma 4x2 Access Cab 127.4" WB PreRunner V6 (A5) $23,510
2013 Toyota Tacoma 4x2 Access Cab 127.4" WB X-Runner V6 (M6) $26,775
2013 Toyota Tacoma 4x4 Access Cab 127.4" WB Base (M5) $24,250
2013 Toyota Tacoma 4x4 Access Cab 127.4" WB Base (A4) $25,150
2013 Toyota Tacoma 4x4 Access Cab 127.4" WB Base V6 (M6) $25,805
2013 Toyota Tacoma 4x4 Access Cab 127.4" WB Base V6 (A5) $26,685
2013 Toyota Tacoma 4x2 Access Cab 127.4 in. WB Base 101-3/4 Front Glamour
 
 
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