Toyota Tacoma 2002

Toyota Tacoma 2002: For the first time in One Decade, pickup followers ultimately obtained an all-new Toyota Tacoma last year. Although the general shape and also idea remained, the Taco got brand-new styling, a new engine, an updated inside as well as numerous new functions, placing a modern spin on this prominent midsize pickup.


Toyota Tacoma 2002


Mainly, the 2017 Toyota Tacoma preserves its predecessors' positioning as the best midsize vehicle choice for off-roading as well as other tough journeys. Particularly when you choose among the 3 TRD trim levels, it can go places as well as do points that the Chevrolet Colorado and also GMC Canyon would certainly flush at. The Honda Ridgeline would certainly laugh, reverse and go home. On the other hand, it's still less comfortable, spacious and refined compared to those vehicles, implying it's much less desirable as a day-to-day driver.

Yet really, we like this purposeful, uncompromised nature. Although the Tacoma will not be for everyone as a result of it, it'll likewise be flawlessly matched for those that desire its unique capacities.

Just what's New for 2017?

After its redesign in 2014, the Tacoma gets in 2017 with a new TRD Pro trim degree. There are also some minor devices adjustments as well.

Requirement Quality & Options

The 2017 Toyota Tacoma is used in 5 trim levels: base-level SR, midlevel SR5, high end Limited as well as the off-road-oriented TRD Sporting activity, TRD Off-Road and TRD Pro trims. The majority of versions (SR, SR5 and the TRD versions) use a prolonged taxi (Accessibility Taxi) or staff taxicab (Dual Taxi) alternative, though the Limited is only used in Double Taxicab guise.

The base-level SR ($ 24,300) doesn't consist of much, simply touting a backup electronic camera, steel wheels, power devices, cooling, Bluetooth phone and sound connection, a GoPro install as well as a 6-inch touchscreen user interface with Toyota's Entune Audio system as well as a USB port. The SR additionally comes criterion with the 4-cylinder engine, though it can be upgraded to the V6.

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

From there, vehicle drivers could upgrade to the TRD Sport ($ 30,700), which boasts keyless access with push-button beginning, an off-road suspension, Toyota's exceptional Crawl Control system, a digital securing rear differential, LED daytime running lights, 17-in alloy wheels, a wireless phone battery charger, an auto-dimming mirror, back auto parking sensors and also a 7-in touchscreen including Toyota's Entune Application Suite as well as a navigation system. Team taxis include a power back window. TRD Sport models additionally come conventional with the V6.

Chauffeurs aiming to get even better off the sidewalk can choose the TRD Off-Road ($ 31,900), which boasts off-road-oriented wheels and tires, further improved suspension, skid plates, the deletion of the front air dam for far better strategy angle, a securing rear differential, an off-road-oriented traction-enhancement system (consists of various terrain-specific setups) and also a revised appearance.

Covering the array is the Restricted ($ 35,900), which is just provided in team cab (Double Cab) semblance. The Tacoma Limited loses some of the TRD models' off-road tools, however includes 18-in alloy wheels, natural leather upholstery, warmed pole positions, back car park sensing units, a power sunroof, dual-zone environment control, a dead spot monitoring system and also back cross-traffic alert.

The TRD Pro ($ 41,000) is staff taxicab only as well as essentially includes in the TRD Off-Road unique designing, updated shocks, additional ground clearance as well as the Limited's more luxury-oriented extras.

When it concerns choices, several Tacoma versions use readily available equipment that's basic on greater trim degrees. For example, many of the Tacoma Limited's features are offered on TRD models, numerous TRD functions can be had on the SR5 and many SR5 features are optional on the SR.

2016 Toyota Tacoma Review

SORTS
-Track record for durability and long life
-Rich, thoughtful set of off-road tools
-Boosted flight and cabin quiet
-Better mpg

DISAPPROVAL
-Seating placement
-Limited head area
-Pricier than similar vehicles

2015 Toyota Tacoma Review

SORTS

-Neatly organized controls
-Excellent resale value
-Base variations are quite -cost effective
-Still supplies a four-cylinder engine
-Reliability is part of its street cred

DISAPPROVAL

-Very finely padded seats
-Ride gets tense, also in base versions
-Obtains really costly in specialized, V-6 versions
-Poor road handling

2014 Toyota Tacoma Preview

Specifications
-Gas Mileage21 mpg City/25 mpg Hwy
-EngineRegular Unleaded I-4, 2.7 L.
-EPA ClassNo Data.
-Design Name2WD Routine Taxi Criterion Bed I4 Guidebook (SE).
-DrivetrainRear Wheel Drive.
-Passenger Capacity3.
-Traveler Doors2.
-Body StyleRegular Cab Pickup - Long Bed.
-TransmissionTransmission: 5-Speed Handbook.

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 small tweaks-- consisting of bigger, redesigned seats, two-toned scale panel, and also chrome trim. Likewise, the optional Lorry Stability Control (VSC) system can currently be turned off by the driver. The basic 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 show up downrated compared with the '06 versions, yet the differences only show modifications in the method horsepower is gauged as well as reported.

2006 Toyota Tacoma Review

Redesigned last year, the compact Tacoma pickup proceeds for 2006 with only small tweaks, which includes a newly conventional tire-pressure monitor. Eighteen design configurations are available, based on 3 taxi kinds: Routine Taxi, extended Access Taxi with dual back accessibility doors and topple flat rear seats, and the four-door Dual Cab. The conventional powerplant is a 2.7-liter four-cylinder engine that makes use of Variable Valve Timing with knowledge (VVT-i) to generate 164 horsepower and also 183 lb-ft of torque; it offers a selection between a five-speed manual as well as a four-speed automatic transmission. Likewise available is a 4.0-liter VVT-i V-6 that generates 245 horsepower and also 282 lb-ft of torque that can be mated to a six-speed manual or a five-speed automated gearbox. Anti-lock brakes with Electronic Brakeforce Circulation as well as Brake Assist are standard, with side-curtain airbags and Automobile Security Control optional. An AccessCab set up X-Runner version provides a longer wheelbase, a larger track and also lower trip height, and comes powered by the V-6 as well as six-speed guidebook. An available Toyota Competing Growth supercharger improves this powerplant's outcome by around 60 more steeds.

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 portable pick-ups are simple to take for granted. Proprietors appear to think they can carry silly tons as well as proceed running without regular maintenance so they fill them up like semis and also drive them until the crankcase oil counts on taffy. Toyota dealerships appear to look upon them as an annuity, regularly offering well with marginal promotion and absolutely no initiative. And also given that they haven't transformed much since the introduction of the current generation and also its Tacoma name in 1995, there's rarely much information for the press to obtain excited around.

For 2001 nonetheless, there's something new in Tacomaville, with upgrading throughout the line, and the addition of four-door Dual Cab and also S-Runner road efficiency models.

Next year we'll be back disregarding the Tacoma once 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 aid however think of a scene from completion of the 1980s movie classic, Back to the Future when we were driving the 1999 Toyota Tacoma 4x4. "Marty, I completed waxing your truck - and also I placed three coats of wax on this moment," Biff claimed with a smile, as he handed Marty McFly the keys to his 4x4 Toyota pick-up.

Although Toyota's portable vehicle had not been really christened Tacoma until 1995, emotionally the Tacoma coincides as the black truck made use of in Back to the Future. Equally as Marty's Toyota 4x4 resembled it was greater than qualified off-road, our truck, equipped with the $1,660 Toyota Competing Development (TRD) off-road bundle, showed up to have similar capacities.

And also with off road tuned suspension, black wheel arch moldings, 15-inch alloy wheels rolling on 31-inch tires as well as a securing rear differential, the Tacoma we examined absolutely had the equipment required to deal with severe off-road situations.

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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