2018 Toyota Tacoma consumer reviews

$25,400–$28,475 MSRP range
side view of 2018 Tacoma Toyota
91% of drivers recommend this car
Rating breakdown (out of 5):
  • Comfort 4.6
  • Interior design 4.6
  • Performance 4.5
  • Value for the money 4.5
  • Exterior styling 4.8
  • Reliability 4.8
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5.0

Tacoma owner for years

Excellent truck, Tacoma's are great for everyday use and great in snow. Fun to drive, reliable, cost effective, well made, visually appealing, long lasting, great product for the price.

4.9

I’m very impressed

I’ve had a lot of full size V8 trucks, this is my first Tacoma. At 5’10 it has plenty of room, I like the long bed, and 4x4 gives me options to get off the pavement. These trucks are very reliable, fuel efficient and have a ton of accessories to set yours apart. This truck rides better than my 2018 F150 2wd eco boost. Got the 100k warranty, It should provide years of fun

5.0

Love the new truck

It drives and handles like a care. It has power plus to go up hills and looks great doing it. I plan on driving this truck for a long time

4.1

Like the truck

So far after two weeks the Toyota tecumsca has met my expectations for its performance; have not had an occasion to use the four wheel drive as yet

3.3

Never had a Toyota but I'm happy with it

The gas mileage is great the power is good and the style is good and the sales consultant Jiyao Zhu was very helpful in with the vehicle. He is asset to Peter Boulware Toyota. Great work Jiyao

5.0

YOU CAN'T BEAT THE DEPENDABILITY OF A TACOMA

This is my third tacoma double cab, and I have had nothing but great service from these trucks. From commuting to work or going to the woods, you can't beat it.

4.7

As always, best in class without a doubt.

Started with a 1993 Toyota pickup (before the Tacoma name) 2003 Off Road, 2014 Sport & now a happy owner of a fully loaded Sport model since July 2018. I really didn't consider anything else because nothing else in it's class compares to the Tacoma. It is by far the hottest looking truck on the road & I've tweaked mine to my personal style. I don't notice any transmission shifting issues or any stiff driving that some owners complain about. The ride is very smooth, although I do agree that the seats do become very hard on longer drives & the Entune radio tethering errors can be frustrating, but the pros far outweigh the cons. From all the great safety features to the power moon roof & sliding rear window, heated seats, hard tonneau cover w/locking tailgate & much more, I love this truck & would highly recommend it. Yes, the Tacoma may be more expensive, but like anything else you get what you pay for & you'll be a lot more satisfied if & when you decide to resale or trade. I know because I've been in the Toyota family for 28+ years.

2.7

Not as good as the generations that came before it

I bought my 2018 TRD Off Road in December of 2018 as a new vehicle. I bought it as a weekend driver and after two years plus I finally traded it in with 4k for miles. The quality is just not as good as Toyota trucks from the past. I should know, this was my fourth Toyota truck and easily the worst one of the bunch. The audio system is first in class junk. The dash had numerous rattles when freezing. The blower motor rattles when freezing. The transmission shifts weird even with the firmware update. It made it better, but the engine is just wrong for this truck. The A/C system is so poorly designed that there's a TSB to add another cooling fan. There are numerous TSBs that should be researched before buying this truck used. Examples include, timing cover leaks, 3rd brake light leaks, rear diff noise. Do your homework before buying used. The only good thing I can say was I lost very little trading it in, because Tacoma owners are cultish and drive the prices high.

3.1

Underpowered!!

Very disappointed in my 2018 Tacoma sport. Can’t maintain speed especially with 400 lbs of cargo. Wouldn’t tow with this truck. Transmission seems to be problem. Shifting is all over the place and have to downshift just to keep up with traffic. Had it for 2.5 years and 18k miles. This is my 2nd Tacoma and my first got me to 300000 miles. I’ll be trading this in

4.9

Toyota loyalty

This truck is very similar to the one I purchased in 1988. Loved that one and sure I will love this one a little more.