2004 toyota Tacoma

2004 Toyota Tacoma: For the first time in 10 years, pick-up followers ultimately got a brand new Toyota Tacoma in 2015. Although the basic shape as well as concept stayed, the Taco obtained new styling, a new engine, an upgraded inside and a number of brand-new functions, putting a contemporary spin on this popular midsize pick-up.


2004 Toyota Tacoma


Mainly, the 2017 Toyota Tacoma keeps its predecessors' placing as the go-to midsize vehicle option for off-roading and various other tough adventures. Particularly when you opt for one of the three TRD trim levels, it could go locations as well as do points that the Chevrolet Colorado and GMC Canyon would flush at. The Honda Ridgeline would certainly laugh, reverse and also go house. On the other hand, it's still less comfortable, sizable as well as refined than those vehicles, meaning it's much less desirable as a daily vehicle driver.

However actually, we like this deliberate, uncompromised nature. Although the Tacoma will not be for everybody as a result of it, it'll additionally be flawlessly matched for those who want its unique capabilities.

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 also some small equipment adjustments also.

Requirement Quality & Options

The 2017 Toyota Tacoma is provided in five trim levels: base-level SR, midlevel SR5, high end Limited and also the off-road-oriented TRD Sporting activity, TRD Off-Road as well as TRD Pro trims. Most models (SR, SR5 as well as the TRD models) provide a prolonged cab (Access Taxicab) or staff taxicab (Dual Taxicab) alternative, though the Limited is only provided in Dual Cab guise.

The base-level SR ($ 24,300) does not consist of a lot, merely touting a backup cam, steel wheels, power accessories, cooling, Bluetooth phone and also audio connection, a GoPro mount as well as a 6-inch touchscreen interface with Toyota's Entune Stereo and also a USB port. The SR additionally comes criterion with the 4-cylinder engine, though it can be updated to the V6.

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

From there, drivers could update to the TRD Sporting Activity ($ 30,700), which flaunts keyless access with push-button starting, an off-road suspension, Toyota's exceptional Crawl Control system, a digital locking back differential, LED daytime running lights, 17-in alloy wheels, a wireless phone battery charger, an auto-dimming mirror, rear parking sensors as well as a 7-in touchscreen consisting of Toyota's Entune App Suite as well as a navigation system. Staff taxis include a power rear home window. TRD Sporting activity designs also come common with the V6.

Drivers seeking to get even better off the pavement can choose the TRD Off-Road ($ 31,900), which boasts off-road-oriented wheels and tires, further boosted suspension, skid plates, the deletion of the front air dam for better approach angle, a locking back differential, an off-road-oriented traction-enhancement system (includes numerous terrain-specific settings) as well as a changed look.

Covering the array is the Minimal ($ 35,900), which is only supplied in team taxicab (Dual Cab) guise. The Tacoma Limited sheds a few of the TRD versions' off-road devices, however includes 18-in alloy wheels, leather upholstery, warmed pole positions, rear car park sensing units, a power sunroof, dual-zone environment control, a blind spot surveillance system and rear cross-traffic alert.

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

When it pertains to choices, many Tacoma versions provide available tools that's common on greater trim levels. For instance, a lot of the Tacoma Limited's features are readily available on TRD versions, many TRD features can be carried the SR5 and numerous SR5 features are optional on the SR.

2016 Toyota Tacoma Evaluation

LIKES
-Track record for sturdiness and longevity
-Rich, thoughtful set of off-road tools
-Enhanced flight and also cabin quiet
-Better mpg

DISAPPROVAL
-Sitting setting
-Tight head space
-More expensive than similar vehicles

2015 Toyota Tacoma Evaluation

LIKES

-Neatly organized controls
-Excellent resale value
-Base variations are rather -inexpensive
-Still supplies a four-cylinder engine
-Reliability belongs to its road cred

DISAPPROVAL

-Very finely padded seats
-Ride obtains tense, even in base versions
-Obtains extremely pricey 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 Data.
-Design Name2WD Normal Cab Criterion Bed I4 Guidebook (SE).
-DrivetrainRear Wheel Drive.
-Traveler Capacity3.
-Passenger Doors2.
-Body StyleRegular Taxicab 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

Upgraded in 2005, the portable Tacoma pick-up continues for 2007 with only small tweaks-- consisting of larger, redesigned seats, two-toned gauge panel, and chrome trim. Likewise, the optional Automobile Security Control (VSC) system could currently be turned off by the driver. The standard 2.7-liter four-cylinder engine generates 159 horse power while the optional 4.0-liter V-6 is available in at 236 horse power. Both engines appear downrated compared to the '06 variations, but the distinctions just mirror adjustments in the way horse power is measured as well as reported.

2006 Toyota Tacoma Review

Redesigned in 2015, the portable Tacoma pickup continues for 2006 with only minor tweaks, that includes a newly standard tire-pressure screen. Eighteen model setups are available, based upon 3 cab types: Normal Taxicab, prolonged Accessibility Cab with dual rear access doors as well as topple level rear seats, as well as the four-door Double Taxi. The common powerplant is a 2.7-liter four-cylinder engine that utilizes Variable Valve Timing with knowledge (VVT-i) to generate 164 horsepower and also 183 lb-ft of torque; it uses a choice in between a five-speed guidebook as well as a four-speed automatic transmission. Also offered is a 4.0-liter VVT-i V-6 that generates 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 Digital Brakeforce Circulation and Brake Help are standard, with side-curtain airbags as well as Lorry Stability Control optional. An AccessCab configured X-Runner variation provides a longer wheelbase, a wider track as well as lower flight height, as well as comes powered by the V-6 as well as six-speed handbook. An offered Toyota Racing Growth supercharger improves this powerplant's result by around 60 more horses.

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 pickups are simple to consider granted. Proprietors appear to assume they can carry unreasonable loads and proceed running without regular maintenance so they fill them up like semis and also drive them till the crankcase oil looks to taffy. Toyota dealerships seem to look upon them as an annuity, regularly offering well with minimal promo and absolutely no initiative. And given that they have not transformed much since the intro of the latest generation and its Tacoma name in 1995, there's seldom much information for journalism to obtain thrilled about.

For 2001 however, there's something new in Tacomaville, with updating throughout the line, and also the enhancement of four-door Double Cab and also S-Runner road performance designs.

Following year we'll be back neglecting the Tacoma once more, 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 could not help but think about a scene from completion of the 1980s flick standard, Back to the Future when we were driving the 1999 Toyota Tacoma 4x4. "Marty, I ended up waxing your vehicle - and also I put 3 layers of wax on this time," Biff said with a smile, as he handed Marty McFly the tricks to his four-wheel drive Toyota pick-up.

Although Toyota's compact truck had not been really christened Tacoma till 1995, emotionally the Tacoma coincides as the black vehicle used in Back to the Future. Equally as Marty's Toyota 4x4 resembled it was more than qualified off-road, our truck, outfitted with the $1,660 Toyota Competing Growth (TRD) off-road plan, appeared to have similar capabilities.

As well as with off roadway tuned suspension, black wheel arch moldings, 15-inch alloy wheels rolling on 31-inch tires and also a locking back differential, the Tacoma we examined most definitely had the equipment required to tackle serious 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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