2008 toyota Tacoma

2008 Toyota Tacoma: For the very first time in Ten Years, pick-up followers ultimately got a brand new Toyota Tacoma in 2014. Although the basic form and principle stayed, the Taco obtained new styling, a new engine, an updated inside and a number of brand-new features, putting a modern spin on this preferred midsize pickup.


2008 Toyota Tacoma


Principally, the 2017 Toyota Tacoma keeps its predecessors' placing as the go-to midsize truck option for off-roading and also other tough journeys. Particularly when you go with among the three TRD trim levels, it can go areas and also do points that the Chevrolet Colorado as well as GMC Canyon would flush at. The Honda Ridgeline would certainly laugh, reverse as well as go house. On the other hand, it's still much less comfy, large and also refined than those vehicles, meaning it's less desirable as a daily motorist.

However actually, we like this deliberate, uncompromised nature. Although the Tacoma will not be for everybody due to it, it'll also be perfectly matched for those who desire its one-of-a-kind capacities.

Just 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 equipment adjustments as well.

Criterion Characteristic & 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 Sport, TRD Off-Road as well as TRD Pro trims. A lot of designs (SR, SR5 as well as the TRD designs) use a prolonged cab (Access Taxicab) or team taxi (Double Taxicab) alternative, though the Limited is just offered in Double Cab semblance.

The base-level SR ($ 24,300) doesn't include much, simply touting a back-up cam, steel wheels, power accessories, a/c, Bluetooth phone as well as audio connection, a GoPro place as well as a 6-inch touchscreen user interface with Toyota's Entune Stereo and a USB port. The SR also comes requirement with the 4-cylinder engine, though it can be updated to the V6.

Successive is the midlevel SR5 ($ 26,400), which adds keyless entrance, cruise control, satellite radio, boosted outside trim, back tinted home windows, a leather-wrapped wheel with phone as well as sound controls, haze lights, satellite radio, Siri Eyes Free for Apple iPhones and a smart device app-based navigation system.

From there, vehicle drivers could update to the TRD Sporting Activity ($ 30,700), which flaunts keyless gain access to with push-button beginning, an off-road suspension, Toyota's excellent Crawl Control system, a digital securing back differential, LED daytime running lights, 17-in alloy wheels, a cordless phone charger, an auto-dimming mirror, back vehicle parking sensing units and also a 7-in touchscreen including Toyota's Entune Application Collection and a navigation system. Staff taxicabs include a power back home window. TRD Sport versions additionally come standard with the V6.

Motorists aiming to get even further off the pavement can pick the TRD Off-Road ($ 31,900), which flaunts off-road-oriented wheels and also tires, even more boosted suspension, skid plates, the deletion of the front air dam for better approach angle, a locking rear differential, an off-road-oriented traction-enhancement system (consists of various terrain-specific settings) and also a changed look.

Covering the variety is the Minimal ($ 35,900), which is only supplied in team taxi (Dual Taxicab) role. The Tacoma Limited sheds several of the TRD models' off-road devices, however adds 18-in alloy wheels, leather furniture, warmed front seats, rear auto parking sensors, a power sunroof, dual-zone environment control, an unseen area surveillance system and also rear cross-traffic alert.

The TRD Pro ($ 41,000) is staff taxi just and basically adds to the TRD Off-Road unique styling, updated shocks, additional ground clearance and also the Limited's even more luxury-oriented bonus.

When it pertains to alternatives, several Tacoma designs offer offered devices that's conventional on greater trim levels. As an example, much of the Tacoma Limited's functions are offered on TRD designs, many TRD functions can be carried the SR5 and also numerous SR5 features are optional on the SR.

2016 Toyota Tacoma Testimonial

SORTS
-Online reputation for toughness and longevity
-Rich, thoughtful collection of off-road devices
-Enhanced ride as well as cabin quiet
-Much better mpg

DISLIKES
-Seatsing setting
-Tight head area
-More expensive compared to comparable trucks

2015 Toyota Tacoma Evaluation

LIKES

-Neatly organized controls
-Great resale worth
-Base variations are fairly -budget friendly
-Still provides a four-cylinder engine
-Dependability is part of its street cred

DISLIKES

-Very finely cushioned seats
-Ride obtains anxious, also in base variations
-Gets extremely expensive 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.
-Style Name2WD Regular Taxi Requirement Bed I4 Guidebook (SE).
-DrivetrainRear Wheel Drive.
-Passenger Capacity3.
-Traveler Doors2.
-Body StyleRegular Taxi 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 compact Tacoma pick-up continues for 2007 with only small tweaks-- consisting of bigger, upgraded seats, two-toned gauge panel, and also chrome trim. Likewise, the optional Vehicle Stability Control (VSC) system can currently be switched off by the driver. The conventional 2.7-liter four-cylinder engine generates 159 horse power while the optional 4.0-liter V-6 comes in at 236 horse power. Both engines appear downrated compared to the '06 versions, but the distinctions just mirror adjustments in the method horsepower is gauged and also reported.

2006 Toyota Tacoma Review

Upgraded in 2015, the small Tacoma pickup proceeds for 2006 with only minor tweaks, that includes a freshly conventional tire-pressure display. Eighteen design arrangements are available, based upon three cab types: Normal Taxi, extended Gain access to Cab with double back gain access to doors as well as topple level back seats, and the four-door Double Taxicab. The typical powerplant is a 2.7-liter four-cylinder engine that makes use of Variable Shutoff Timing with intelligence (VVT-i) to produce 164 horsepower as well as 183 lb-ft of torque; it provides a selection in between a five-speed handbook and also a four-speed transmission. Additionally offered is a 4.0-liter VVT-i V-6 that produces 245 horsepower and 282 lb-ft of torque that can be mated to a six-speed handbook or a five-speed automated gearbox. Anti-lock brakes with Electronic Brakeforce Distribution as well as Brake Help are conventional, with side-curtain air bags and also Automobile Stability Control optional. An AccessCab set up X-Runner version uses a longer wheelbase, a broader track and reduced flight height, and also comes powered by the V-6 as well as six-speed manual. A readily available Toyota Racing Development supercharger increases this powerplant's result by around 60 more steeds.

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 portable pick-ups are easy to consider given. Owners appear to assume they can lug ridiculous loads as well as continue running without routine upkeep so they load them up like semis and drive them until the crankcase oil relies on taffy. Toyota dealerships appear to consider them as an annuity, on a regular basis selling well with minimal promotion and zero initiative. As well as considering that they haven't altered a lot because the intro of the current generation and also its Tacoma name in 1995, there's hardly ever much information for the press to obtain excited around.

For 2001 nonetheless, there's something new in Tacomaville, with updating throughout the line, and the enhancement of four-door Dual Taxicab and S-Runner road performance versions.

Following year we'll be back disregarding the Tacoma again, no question.

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 but think of a scene from completion of the 1980s motion picture standard, Back to the Future when we were driving the 1999 Toyota Tacoma 4x4. "Marty, I finished waxing your vehicle - and also I put three coats of wax on this moment," Biff said with a smile, as he handed Marty McFly the keys to his 4x4 Toyota pick-up.

Although Toyota's portable vehicle wasn't actually christened Tacoma up until 1995, spiritually the Tacoma coincides as the black vehicle utilized in Back to the Future. Just as Marty's Toyota 4x4 resembled it was greater than capable off-road, our truck, equipped with the $1,660 Toyota Competing Development (TRD) off-road plan, appeared to have comparable capacities.

And with off road tuned suspension, black wheel arc moldings, 15-inch alloy wheels rolling on 31-inch tires and a securing rear differential, the Tacoma we evaluated absolutely had the devices necessary to tackle major off-road scenarios.

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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