Toyota Truck Reviews from Consumer Reports

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Toyota Truck Reviews

The Toyota Truck is a regular cab, extended cab, crew cab offered in a 2WD Reg Cab I4 AT (Natl), 2WD Double Cab I4 AT (Natl), 2WD Double Cab I4 AT PreRunner (Natl), 4WD Access Cab I4 AT (Natl), 4WD Reg Cab I4 AT (Natl), 4WD Double Cab V6 AT (Natl), 4WD Reg Cab I4 MT (Natl), 2WD Access Cab V6 AT PreRunner (Natl), 4WD Access Cab I4 MT (Natl), 4WD Access Cab V6 MT (Natl), 4WD Double Cab LB V6 AT (Natl), 2WD Access Cab I4 AT PreRunner (Natl), 2WD Double Cab V6 AT PreRunner (Natl), 2WD Reg Cab I4 MT (Natl), 2WD Access Cab I4 AT (Natl), 2WD Double Cab LB V6 AT PreRunner (Natl), 4WD Access Cab V6 AT (Natl), 4WD Double Cab V6 MT (Natl) and 2WD Access Cab I4 MT (Natl). The powertrains include 2.7-liter 4 (159 hp) and 4.0-liter V6 (236 hp) engines, and 4-speed automatic, 5-speed automatic, 5-speed manual and 6-speed manual transmissions. It is Rear or part-time 4WD wheel drive. EPA-rated fuel economy ranges from 16 mpg city to 21 mpg highway. The Tacoma uses Regular fuel.

Competing models include Nissan Frontier and Honda Ridgeline.

Last Model Reviewed: 2012

Reviewed Toyota Trucks from Consumer Reports

Consumer Reports has placed the following models through over 50 tests at our test track:

  • 2012 Toyota Truck crew cab Base V6
  • 2005 Toyota Truck crew cab Base V6

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