2002 Toyota Tacoma Overview


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2 Dr S-Runner V6 Extended Cab LB
Avg. Price: $11,088
2 Dr STD 4WD Extended Cab lB
Avg. Price: $10,127
2 Dr STD Extended Cab LB
Avg. Price: $9,172
2 Dr V6 4WD Extended Cab LB
Avg. Price: $11,465
4 Dr V6 4WD Crew Cab SB
Avg. Price: $12,497
Avg. Price: $11,500
Avg. Price: $6,803

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Average User Score

4.75 stars

Based on 18 reviews

Tacoma 2wd Pickup by Debbie
 — Has held up well for over 150k miles with some minor repairs. Paint is a little pealy on the bumper but overall in good shape. This truck has been ridden hard and used for moving many items. The ap... Read More
Love The Truck Would Get Another One In 4wd by tacomajeffd
 — Truck has decent acceleration with some improvement when power ecu is on handindling is good, has limited traction the rear tires break loose very easily. Brakes are lacking would prefer discs in the ... Read More
The One Others Try To Compare 2 by shyboy1953
 — I smile each time i look at it... I dont do much off-road, I just drive to work and back, so i am thinking I will sell to someone who does what this truck was built to do... GO... I found this truck... Read More

2002 Toyota Tacoma Overview

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Based on 18 reviews

2002 Toyota Tacoma

The 2002 Toyota Tacoma saw no significant changes for the year.

The 2002 Toyota Tacoma came in a wide variety of trims, which included the Regular Cab 4WD, Xtracab 4WD, Xtracab V6 4WD, Double Cab V6 4WD, Regular Cab 2WD, PreRunner Regular Cab 2WD, Xtracab 2WD, PreRunner Xtracab 2WD, S-Runner Xtracab V6 2WD, PreRunner, Double Cab 2WD, PreRunner Xtracab V6 2WD, and the PreRunner Double Cab V6 2WD .The new Double Cab models offered four doors instead of two, and extra room in the extended cab. The S Runner was the sporty model, offering sport-tuned suspension. Fuel economy was about 17/20 mpg.

The 2002 Toyota Tacoma is popular for its aggressive, modern styling, compact size, and reliability. 2002 Tacoma owners also say it is good for off-road use. Some owners complain that the rear seat is too small, and that the interior is somewhat spartan.


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Hi, my engine recently blew up in my tacoma, and I'm thinking of removing the engine myself before having a new one put in by a mechanic, to cut down on the repair cost. Does anyone know any good re...

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