Toyota Tacoma

2016 Chicago Auto Show What You Missed: Day One

By Matt Schmitz on February 11, 2016


CARS.COM — On a day when gas prices reached $1.70 a gallon — a February low not seen in a dozen years — it should come as no surprise that automakers are putting SUVs and pickup trucks front and center.… Read More

2016 Chicago Auto Show What You Missed: Day One

By Matt Schmitz on February 11, 2016

CARS.COM — On a day when gas prices reached $1.70 a gallon — a February low not seen in a dozen years — it should come as no surprise that automakers are putting SUVs and pickup trucks front and center.… Read More

Toyota Talks Trucks, 2016 Tacoma and Those Darn Manual Seats

By Kelsey Mays on November 4, 2015

Toyota characterizes the 2016 Tacoma as a full, next-generation redesign — more so than the heavily updated Tundra that debuted at the 2013 Chicago Auto Show, which carried over more parts from the prior Tundra. By contrast, the Tacoma shares… Read More

September 2015's Fastest- and Slowest-Selling Cars

By Jennifer Geiger on October 2, 2015

It's no surprise that this month's fastest-selling car is actually a pickup truck. Pickups are perennial best-sellers, with Ford's F-Series, Chevrolet's Silverado and Ram's 1500 riding the top slots in the sales list each month. The Toyota Tacoma crew cab… Read More

PickupTrucks.com Breaks in New-for-2016 Toyota Tacoma

By Matt Schmitz on August 17, 2015

It's been a decade since Toyota last redesigned its best-selling midsize pickup truck — not that Tacoma buyers seemed to mind much judging by its continued popularity. But the wait is over as of the 2016 model year, and the… Read More

Top 10 Features for Tailgating

By Joe Bruzek on August 10, 2015

As with many sports, tailgating is about endurance; it's often an all-day affair starting at the crack of dawn with barbecue preparations, and goes all the way through the game (or race) with a post-victory celebration and, less fun, trash… Read More

2015 Toyota Tacoma TRD Pro Photo Gallery (24 Photos)

By Jennifer Geiger on April 14, 2015

There's an all-new Toyota Tacoma coming for 2016, but the brand's off-road-oriented model is new for 2015. The Tacoma TRD Pro includes add-ons like longer and stronger front coils, remote-reservoir high-performance Bilstein shocks, a special grille and black-label TRD logos… Read More

Trucks' Tether Anchors Are Often Tricky to Find, Use

By Jennifer Newman on February 23, 2015

Tether anchors, a critical part of a car's Latch system, often go unused by parents and caregivers. In sedans, where the tether anchors are easy to find on the rear shelf behind the head restraints, they're used only 52 percent… Read More

Recall Alert: 2005-2011 Toyota Tacoma

By Matt Schmitz on October 2, 2014

Vehicles Affected: Nearly 700,000 model-year 2005-11 Toyota Tacoma PreRunner and 4x4 pickup trucks manufactured between Sept. 14, 2009, and Oct. 11, 2010 The Problem: One of the leaf springs may fracture due to stress or corrosion. While being driven, the… Read More

Recall Alert: 2008-2014 Toyota FJ Cruiser, Tacoma

By Matt Schmitz on September 15, 2014

Vehicles Affected: About 20,000 model-year 2008-14 Toyota FJ Cruiser SUVs and Tacoma pickup trucks equipped with accessory wheels and tires installed by Toyota or dealers before the vehicles' first sale. The Problem: The vehicles may incorrectly list the spare tire… Read More

Recall Alert: 2009-2010 Toyota Corolla, Matrix, Tacoma, 2008-2010 Toyota Highlander, 2006-2008 Toyota RAV4, 2006-2010 Toyota Yaris

By David Thomas on April 9, 2014

Vehicles Affected: Approximately 1.3 million Toyota vehicles including model-year 2009-2010 Corolla, 2009-2010 Matrix, 2009-2010 Tacoma, 2008-2010 Highlander, 2006-2008 RAV4 and 2006-2010 Yaris The Problem: Electrical connections to a spiral cable assembly can be damaged when the steering wheel is turned.… Read More