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|
2014 Toyota Tacoma$30,250 | 1,846 mi
2013 Toyota Tacoma$18,000 | 15,127 mi
2013 Toyota Tacoma$25,200 | 3,417 mi
2013 Toyota Tacoma$25,952 | 20,021 mi
2013 Toyota Tacoma$27,699 | 10,403 mi
2013 Toyota Tacoma$27,884 | 16,850 mi
2013 Toyota Tacoma$28,550 | 12,365 mi
2013 Toyota Tacoma$28,980 | 13,155 mi
2013 Toyota Tacoma$29,100 | 31,179 mi
2013 TOYOTA TACOMA$31,187 | 24,658 mi
2013 Toyota Tacoma$31,500 | 16,412 mi
2012 TOYOTA TACOMA$22,995 | 33,494 mi
2012 TOYOTA TACOMA$23,720 | 59,400 mi
2011 Toyota Tacoma$19,377 | 14,653 mi
2011 Toyota Tacoma$24,794 | 60,071 mi
2011 Toyota Tacoma$25,599 | 39,279 mi
2011 Toyota Tacoma$26,970 | 31,052 mi
2011 TOYOTA TACOMA$26,992 | 38,777 mi
2010 Toyota Tacoma$15,995 | 75,565 mi
2010 Toyota Tacoma$25,570 | 27,670 mi
2009 Toyota Tacoma$21,820 | 40,718 mi
2009 Toyota Tacoma$21,996 | 51,348 mi
2008 Toyota Tacoma$16,250 | 101,664 mi
2007 Toyota Tacoma$21,671 | 80,382 mi
2007 Toyota Tacoma$21,704 | 77,551 mi
2002 Toyota Tacoma$8,495 | 110,765 mi
2002 Toyota Tacoma$15,990 | 86,365 mi
1999 Toyota Tacoma$10,251 | 153,279 mi
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