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say the 2014 Toyota Tacoma plenty of power, has respectable and hauling capabilities and returns fuel economy for a truck. also appreciate the Tacoma’s prowess when equipped the TRD Off-Road Package.

Don’t get us the Tacoma is still a proper To wit, it’ll tow up to 6,500 and haul about 1,500 with the V6. Plus, it’s a off the beaten path with drive. But it’s also to be your errand-running companion and out in your apartment’s parking at night. And that’s why, for current truck-shoppers, the Tacoma might offer the best of all — AutoTrader The small may be a decent choice for casual but the larger engine is a must if is to be any work done with the Considering the fuel economy is not better for the four-cylinder, the V-6 is easily the choice. — Automobile (2013) In Consumer Guide we averaged 16.8 mpg in a 4WD Double which isn’t bad in a test included mostly city — Consumer Guide

Acceleration and Power

The Tacoma’s engine is a 2.7-liter four-cylinder produces 159 horsepower and 180 pound-feet of This engine is available either a five-speed manual or automatic transmission. A 4.0-liter V6 produces 236 horsepower and 266 pound-feet of is optional, which is mated to a six-speed manual or a five-speed transmission. Fuel economy from an EPA-estimated 21/25 mpg for a two-wheel drive Tacoma the four-cylinder engine and manual to 16/19 mpg for a four-wheel drive with the V6 and manual transmission. The fuel economy is slightly than that of the Nissan When properly configured, the can tow up to 6,500 pounds and haul up to pounds, which is comparable to the capabilities.

Reviewers say the four-cylinder engine adequate power for day-to-day but say the V6 feels stronger and is a better for anyone with any substantial or hauling needs. Both and automatic transmissions are praised for smooth power delivery.

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who don’t plan to tow heavy or those who just want to some money out the door, find the 2.7-liter four-cylinder acceptable. It isn’t especially fuel-efficient than the brawnier V6, which is a better choice for and play thanks to an abundance of pull. — Edmunds Smoother and stronger than the 159-horsepower 4-cylinder — and much penalty in fuel — the 236-horsepower V6 engine eagerly to the throttle. Both the 6-speed manual transmission and the 5-speed automatic work — Kelley Blue (2013) Only V6-powered have been made for evaluation. They’re plenty The manual transmission has a crisp, feel, which is not something you normally expect from a The automatic shifts smoothly and quickly to throttle inputs. Consumer Guide (2013)

Handling and Braking

The Tacoma standard with rear-wheel and four-wheel drive is optional. offers two performance suspension the TRD Off-Road Package adds plates and Bilstein shocks to aid capability, and the TRD Sport Package a sport-tuned suspension to improve handling. Reviewers say that drive models have worse handling than two-wheel drive counterparts of their higher center of They also say that the package makes the Tacoma capable beyond the pavement, but for a bouncy ride on pavement. say the Tacoma is more maneuverable a full-size pickup, though it can be a bit cumbersome to maneuver. Reviewers that the Tacoma’s soft pedal doesn’t inspire confidence when stopping.

Otherwise, the Tacoma feels from behind the wheel. We parking to be a breeze. The 4-wheel-drive have a higher center of so handling suffers a bit. On the hand, a 4-wheel-drive Tacoma the special TRD Off-Road Package is a in the dirt, while the TRD Sport optimizes on-road handling. it to say that if you want a midsize there’s likely a Tacoma that drives to your — AutoTrader Among the suspension types, Tacoma’s is par for the course among compact The PreRunner’s standard setup is compliant. The X-Runner’s sport and low-profile tires cause bumps to make their way the cabin. Unless you have wanderlust, we’d stay from the optional TRD Off-Road as its ride is far too bouncy to be comfortable in driving. — Consumer (2013) Braking is the only where the Tacoma comes up average. Its stopping power is but the soft pedal feel inspire much confidence. Edmunds (2013) From

the wheel, a 2013 Toyota Access Cab pickup definitely more easily than a truck, but don’t expect Around town it can still a little bulky and clumsy. Kelley Blue Book

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