2014 Toyota Tacoma

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2014 Toyota Tacoma
2014 Toyota Tacoma

Key specs

Base trim shown

Pickup Truck

Body style


Combined MPG


Seating capacity

190.4” x 65.8”


Rear-wheel drive



The good:

  • Extensive standard equipment, especially safety features
  • Spirited off-road capabilities
  • Strong tow ratings for V-6
  • Dealer-installed TRD supercharger and big-brake kits

The bad:

  • Stronger 4.0-liter V-6 found in Tundra and 4Runner isn't available for Tacoma
  • No pull-lever parking brake (helps in off-roading)
  • Great off-road suspension can be rough on uneven pavement
  • Long-box Tacoma crew cab almost as big as a full-size pickup

2 trims

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Notable features

  • Three cab styles
  • Four-cylinder or V-6
  • Manual or automatic transmission
  • Entune multimedia system
  • T|X and T|X Pro Off-Road packages

2014 Toyota Tacoma review: Our expert's take

Vehicle Overview

The Toyota Tacoma midsize pickup truck is available in three cab styles: regular cab, Access Cab and Double Cab. Regular and Access cabs come with 6-foot beds, while the Double Cab can be had with either a 5- or 6-foot bed. The Tacoma can seat up to five people in certain configurations. It competes with the Nissan Frontier.

Much of the Tacoma’s appeal comes from its various special models and packages. The TRD Off-Road Package is perhaps the most popular, with a combination of appearance and performance items. Included are progressive-rate front springs, Bilstein-brand shocks, BFGoodrich Rugged Trail tires, 16-inch alloy wheels and TRD badging. The TRD Sport Package offers a monochromatic appearance, street-tuned suspension and lower-profile tires on 17-inch wheels.
New for 2014
Toyota has dropped the street-performance X-Runner version of the Tacoma, but the truck gains an available SR Package that includes fog lights on V-6 versions; smoked headlamps; and color-keyed door handles, bumpers, mirror caps and grille surround.

Exterior Highlights

  • 115-volt power outlet in cargo bed on TRD packages
  • Dent-resistant composite inner liner in cargo bed
  • Available skid plate for engine
  • Regular cab Tacomas include standard 15-inch wheels
  • 16-, 17- or 18-inch alloy wheels available

Interior Highlights

  • Fabric upholstery; available heated front seats
  • Tilt/telescoping steering wheel
  • Air conditioning
  • Available power windows and locks
  • Available leather-wrapped steering wheel
  • Available cruise control

Under the Hood

  • 159-horsepower, 2.7-liter four-cylinder engine
  • Available 236-hp, 4.0-liter V-6
  • Both engines run on regular gas
  • Five-speed manual or four-speed automatic transmission for four-cylinder trucks
  • Six-speed manual or five-speed automatic for V-6 trucks
  • Standard automatic limited-slip differential

Safety Features

  • Side-impact and side curtain airbags
  • Antilock brakes with electronic brake-force distribution and brake assist
  • Traction control
  • Electronic stability system
  • Three-point seat belts in all seating positions
  • Driver and front-passenger active head restraints
  • Available backup camera


Consumer reviews

Rating breakdown (out of 5):
  • Comfort 4.6
  • Interior design 4.5
  • Performance 4.7
  • Value for the money 4.6
  • Exterior styling 4.8
  • Reliability 4.9

Most recent consumer reviews


Great Truck?? With Needs!!

Overall the 2014 Tacoma 4.0L DBL Cab Long bed is a great vehicle. However, the suspension (shocks) should have been more heavy duty. Also, the AC system doesn't seem to be adequate for the vehicle. Perhaps a larger capacity system should be considered.


After 9 years of owning my 2014 Tacoma

First new vehicle I've ever bought, and 47,500 miles and 9 years into owning it I've had an offer to sell my 4wd Base model for a higher price than I paid for it. It's had zero issues and rides like a Cadillac compared to my 1994. It gets 22mpg, but I wish it was lighter and smaller and got 30 mpg, but Americans demand bigger and better ride when it's real intent should be an economy truck not a midsize truck that is as heavy older full size trucks. Bench seat doesn't give enough room for passengers knees if the passenger is as tall as the driver. It handles and drives great, and 4wd works great, and so far retained 102% of its resale value, how could I say anything bad about it.


Love my Tacoma

I love this truck, the previous owner took immaculate care of it. This was the truck I had been waiting for..... just Buyer Beware from purchasing from L.H.M in Albuquerque :)

See all 103 consumer reviews


New car and Certified Pre-Owned programs by Toyota
New car program benefits
36 months/36,000 miles
60 months/unlimited distance
60 months/60,000 miles
24 months/25,000 miles
Roadside assistance
24 months/25,000 miles
Certified Pre-Owned program benefits
Maximum age/mileage
7 years/less than 85,000 miles
Basic warranty terms
12 months/12, 000 miles
7 years/100,000 miles
Dealer certification required
160- or 174-point inspections
Roadside assistance
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