Midway through the 1995 model year, Toyota decided to give its "Compact Truck" a name: Tacoma. This marked the first time it'd had a real name since the “Compact Truck” replaced the Hi-Lux in 1976. With its new American-friendly nomenclature, the Toyota Tacoma gained new traction in the compact truck segment -- and this success continues.
For 2013, America's bestselling compact pickup truck remains unchanged, except for the addition of a new Limited package. The Toyota Tacoma has five trim levels: Base, Base V6, PreRunner, PreRunner V6 and X-Runner V6. Base models have what you'd expect in a basic work truck: a bench seat, a CD player, and manual windows. PreRunners add features like power windows, center-console storage, and a four-wheel-drive look. The X-Runner, finally, includes premium features like: body-colored mirrors, fender flares and bumpers; sport fabric seats; and 18-inch wheels.
The 2013 Toyota Tacoma Base comes with a 159-horsepower 2.7-liter four-cylinder engine connected to a five-speed manual transmission. Outside, it has a black grille insert, door handles, mirrors and bumpers; four adjustable tie-downs; 15-inch steel wheels; and rear mudguards. Inside, the Base features air conditioning; a six-speaker audio system with 6.1-inch touchscreen; fabric seats; and two 12-volt power outlets.
In Base V6 trim, the Tacoma features a 236-horsepower 4-liter V6 and a six-speed manual transmission. Four-wheel drive is also standard, as are 16-inch steel rims; black fender flares; and skid plates under the engine and front suspension. Inside the cabin, you'll find a split-bench seat; an overhead console with map lights; and a center console with an armrest and storage.
The PreRunner adds to Base trim: a four-speed automatic transmission; 16-inch wheels; black fender flares; front and rear mudguards; and skid plates to protect the engine and suspension. Inside, the PreRunner includes a split-bench seat; power windows and door locks; and a center console with an armrest and covered storage compartment.
The PreRunner V6 ups PreRunner equipment levels with a 4-liter V6 and a five-speed automatic transmission.
The X-Runner V6 is the Tacoma's top trim level. It features a 236-horsepower 4-liter V6; a six-speed manual transmission; body-colored bumpers, fender flares, grille surround, door handles and mirrors; a body kit and hood scoop; power mirrors; an X-brace-tuned suspension with Bilstein shocks; and 18-inch wheels.
It also boasts sport seats, cruise control, a leather-wrapped steering wheel and shifter, and an auto-dimming rearview mirror with an integrated rearview camera screen.
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|Build & Price|
2013 Toyota Tacoma$25,488 | 15,946 mi
2013 Toyota Tacoma$25,958 | 18,578 mi
2013 Toyota Tacoma$29,985 | 4,320 mi
2013 Toyota Tacoma$30,891 | 7,377 mi
2013 Toyota Tacoma$31,062 | 5,510 mi
2012 Toyota Tacoma$19,986 | 9,746 mi
2012 Toyota Tacoma$28,943 | 22,886 mi
2012 Toyota Tacoma$28,962 | 26,941 mi
2012 TOYOTA TACOMA$29,995 | 16,412 mi
2012 Toyota Tacoma$30,988 | 17,140 mi
2011 Toyota Tacoma$16,500 | 41,655 mi
2011 Toyota Tacoma$27,968 | 34,956 mi
2011 Toyota Tacoma$28,995 | 15,017 mi
2010 Toyota Tacoma$26,218 | 79,858 mi
2010 TOYOTA TACOMA$28,888 | 38,217 mi
2009 Toyota Tacoma$20,432 | 65,900 mi
2008 Toyota Tacoma$15,982 | 84,936 mi
2008 Toyota Tacoma$16,633 | 42,353 mi
2007 Toyota Tacoma$18,999 | 110,222 mi
2006 Toyota Tacoma$8,971 | 133,496 mi
2006 Toyota Tacoma$18,888 | 70,242 mi
2003 Toyota Tacoma$14,995 | 118,759 mi
2002 Toyota Tacoma$7,800 | 90,341 mi
2000 Toyota Tacoma$7,986 | 87,277 mi
1999 Toyota Tacoma$7,999 | 142,365 mi
1999 Toyota Tacoma$8,999 | 244,796 mi
1998 Toyota Tacoma$7,999 | 182,000 mi
1996 Toyota Tacoma$4,995 | 192,917 mi
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