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Pickup Features Great Towing And Superb Utility

Toyota has just come out with the all-new version of its popular Tacoma pickup truck. With 6,800 pounds of towing capacity, and a 120-volt outlet in the truck bed, the new Tacoma has been designed for both serious work and play. Look for our new video road test coming soon!


Ready For Action

The current-generation 2WD V6 Tacoma PreRunner offers a lot of great features. Two-wheel drive increases its fuel economy, while its double cab and choice of either short- or long-bed add to its flexibility. The maximum towing capacity when properly equipped is 6,500 pounds.

Track Results
MPH 0 to 60 (sec) 7.7 Quarter Mile Time (sec) 15.6
MPH 50 to 70 (sec) 4.1 70 to 0 MPH Braking Time (sec) 3.9
Quarter Mile Top Speed (mph) 87.8 70 to 0 MPH Braking Distance (ft) 210

Highway Results
Actual MPG 25.5 Sound Level Hwy dB(A) 71 dB(A)
Estimated Hwy MPG 20 Turning Radius (ft) 23'6"
Percent Change Actual vs. EPA +27.5%    

Performance Chart
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Mechanical Specifications
Standard Engine 2.7-liter DOHC 16-Valve 4-cylinder with VVT-i Transmission 5-speed manual transmission with automatic limited-slip differential Standard/ 6-sp manual, 4-sp aut
Displacement 2.7L/ 4.0L optional Suspension Front Coil-spring double wishbone suspension
Fuel System Gas Suspension Rear Leaf spring suspension with staggered outboard-mounted gas shock absorbers
Horse Power 159 hp @ 5200 rpm/ 236 hp @ 5200 rpm optional Steering Variable-assist power rack-and-pinion steering
Torque 180 lb.-ft. @ 3800 rpm/266 lb.-ft. @ 4000 rpm Brakes Power-assisted ventilated front disc brakes

Overall Height (in) 65.8 Headroom 40.0/NA
Overall Width (in) 72.2 Shoulder room 58.1/NA
Overall Length (in) 190.4 Leg room 41.3/NA
Wheelbase (in) 109.6 Seating Capacity 3
Bed Length (in) 73.5 Off-Highway
Bed Height (in) 18 Approach/Departure angle (degrees) 27/20
Interior front/second/third row seats Ground Clearance (in) 8.1

Weights and Capacities
Curb Weight (lbs) 3250 Cargo volume (cu ft) behind front/second-row/third-row seats NA
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating (GVWR) (lbs) 4600 Fuel tak (gal) 21.1

Tires and Mileage
Standard Tire 15-in. styled steel wheels with P215/70R15 tires Optional Tire
Spare Tire Full size Fuel Economy EPA estimates (city/highway/combined) 21/25