2003 toyota Tacoma

2003 Toyota Tacoma: For the very first time in One Decade, pickup fans ultimately obtained a brand new Toyota Tacoma in 2014. Although the general form and idea stayed, the Taco obtained brand-new styling, a new engine, an updated interior as well as several brand-new functions, placing a contemporary spin on this preferred midsize pick-up.


2003 Toyota Tacoma


Mostly, the 2017 Toyota Tacoma maintains its predecessors' placing as the go-to midsize vehicle option for off-roading and also various other tough experiences. Particularly when you select among the three TRD trim degrees, it could go areas and also do points that the Chevrolet Colorado and also GMC Canyon would certainly flush at. The Honda Ridgeline would laugh, reverse and go house. On the other hand, it's still less comfy, roomy and also refined than those trucks, implying it's less desirable as an everyday vehicle driver.

But truly, we like this purposeful, uncompromised nature. Although the Tacoma will not be for every person due to it, it'll likewise be perfectly matched for those that prefer its one-of-a-kind capacities.

Just what's New for 2017?

After its redesign last year, the Tacoma enters 2017 with a new TRD Pro trim level. There are likewise some minor tools modifications as well.

Standard Quality & Options

The 2017 Toyota Tacoma is supplied in five trim degrees: base-level SR, midlevel SR5, upscale Minimal and the off-road-oriented TRD Sport, TRD Off-Road as well as TRD Pro trims. Many designs (SR, SR5 and the TRD versions) supply an extensive cab (Accessibility Taxicab) or team taxi (Dual Taxicab) alternative, though the Limited is only supplied in Dual Taxi role.

The base-level SR ($ 24,300) doesn't include much, merely touting a backup video camera, steel wheels, power devices, air conditioning, Bluetooth phone as well as audio connection, a GoPro install and a 6-inch touchscreen interface with Toyota's Entune Stereo as well as a USB port. The SR likewise comes criterion with the 4-cylinder engine, though it can be upgraded to the V6.

Next up is the midlevel SR5 ($ 26,400), which includes keyless access, cruise ship control, satellite radio, enhanced exterior trim, back tinted home windows, a leather-wrapped wheel with phone as well as audio controls, fog lights, satellite radio, Siri Eyes Free for Apple iPhones and a smartphone app-based navigating system.

From there, motorists could update to the TRD Sporting Activity ($ 30,700), which flaunts keyless accessibility 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 wireless phone battery charger, an auto-dimming mirror, back auto parking sensing units and also a 7-in touchscreen including Toyota's Entune App Collection and also a navigating system. Crew taxis consist of a power back home window. TRD Sporting activity versions likewise come standard with the V6.

Chauffeurs looking to get even better off the sidewalk could pick the TRD Off-Road ($ 31,900), which flaunts off-road-oriented wheels and also tires, additionally enhanced suspension, skid plates, the deletion of the front air dam for better technique angle, a locking back differential, an off-road-oriented traction-enhancement system (consists of various terrain-specific setups) and also a revised appearance.

Covering the variety is the Minimal ($ 35,900), which is only provided in team cab (Dual Taxicab) role. The Tacoma Limited loses several of the TRD models' off-road devices, however includes 18-in alloy wheels, leather furniture, warmed pole positions, back car parking sensors, a power sunroof, dual-zone climate control, an unseen area surveillance system and back cross-traffic alert.

The TRD Pro ($ 41,000) is staff taxi just as well as basically adds to the TRD Off-Road special styling, upgraded shocks, extra ground clearance and also the Limited's even more luxury-oriented extras.

When it comes to choices, several Tacoma models provide offered equipment that's standard on greater trim levels. For instance, most of the Tacoma Limited's attributes are offered on TRD designs, numerous TRD features can be had on the SR5 and also lots of SR5 attributes are optional on the SR.

2016 Toyota Tacoma Testimonial

LIKES
-Online reputation for strength as well as long life
-Rich, thoughtful set of off-road devices
-Improved trip and cabin quiet
-Much better mpg

DISLIKES
-Sitting placement
-Tight head room
-More expensive than comparable vehicles

2015 Toyota Tacoma Testimonial

SORTS

-Nicely arranged controls
-Good resale worth
-Base versions are quite -budget friendly
-Still provides a four-cylinder engine
-Integrity is part of its street cred

DISAPPROVAL

-Thinly cushioned seats
-Flight obtains skittish, also in base variations
-Gets very costly in specialty, V-6 versions
-Poor street 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 Taxicab Standard Bed I4 Guidebook (SE).
-DrivetrainRear Wheel Drive.
-Passenger Capacity3.
-Guest Doors2.
-Body StyleRegular Taxi Pick-up - Long Bed.
-TransmissionTransmission: 5-Speed Manual.

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 pick-up continues for 2007 with only small tweaks-- consisting of bigger, revamped seats, two-toned gauge panel, as well as chrome trim. Also, the optional Lorry Stability Control (VSC) system could now be turned off by the vehicle driver. The standard 2.7-liter four-cylinder engine produces 159 horse power while the optional 4.0-liter V-6 is available in at 236 horse power. Both engines show up downrated compared to the '06 variations, but the differences only reflect modifications in the way horse power is determined and also reported.

2006 Toyota Tacoma Review

Redesigned in 2014, the portable Tacoma pickup continues for 2006 with only small tweaks, which includes a freshly conventional tire-pressure screen. Eighteen design configurations are readily available, based on 3 cab kinds: Normal Taxi, prolonged Gain access to Taxicab with dual back access doors as well as tumble flat rear seats, and also the four-door Dual Cab. The basic powerplant is a 2.7-liter four-cylinder engine that utilizes Variable Valve Timing with intelligence (VVT-i) to generate 164 horsepower and 183 lb-ft of torque; it uses an option between a five-speed manual and also a four-speed automatic transmission. Likewise offered is a 4.0-liter VVT-i V-6 that creates 245 horsepower as well as 282 lb-ft of torque that can be mated to a six-speed handbook or a five-speed automated transmission. Anti-lock brakes with Electronic Brakeforce Distribution as well as Brake Assist are common, with side-curtain air bags and Car Stability Control optional. An AccessCab set up X-Runner variation offers a longer wheelbase, a bigger track and lower ride elevation, and also comes powered by the V-6 as well as six-speed handbook. A readily available Toyota Competing Development supercharger improves this powerplant's output by about 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 compact pick-ups are easy to consider granted. Proprietors appear to think they could carry ridiculous loads and continue running without regular maintenance so they fill them up like semis and drive them up until the crankcase oil resorts to taffy. Toyota suppliers appear to consider them as an annuity, on a regular basis offering well with minimal promo and also absolutely no initiative. And also considering that they have not changed a lot since the introduction of the current generation and its Tacoma name in 1995, there's hardly ever much information for the press to obtain delighted around.

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

Following year we'll be back ignoring 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 couldn't assist but think of 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 ended up waxing your truck - as well as I placed 3 coats of wax on this time around," Biff stated with a smile, as he handed Marty McFly the tricks to his 4x4 Toyota pick-up.

Although Toyota's small truck wasn't really christened Tacoma until 1995, spiritually the Tacoma coincides as the black vehicle used in Back to the Future. Equally as Marty's Toyota 4x4 looked like it was greater than capable off-road, our vehicle, equipped with the $1,660 Toyota Competing Growth (TRD) off-road plan, showed up to have comparable capacities.

And also with off road tuned suspension, black wheel arc moldings, 15-inch alloy wheels rolling on 31-inch tires as well as a locking back differential, the Tacoma we tested most definitely had the devices needed to deal with severe 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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