2003 Toyota Tacoma Overview


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2 Dr S-Runner V6 Extended Cab LB
Avg. Price: $11,859
2 Dr STD 4WD Extended Cab LB
Avg. Price: $10,936
2 Dr STD Extended Cab LB
Avg. Price: $8,683
2 Dr V6 4WD Extended Cab LB
Avg. Price: $11,879
4 Dr V6 4WD Crew Cab SB
Avg. Price: $13,296
Avg. Price: $11,179
Avg. Price: $7,174

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4.65 stars

Based on 26 reviews

Loveit by Chris
 — Loveit, Loveit, Loveit. Wish I still had it, sold it to pay for some other toys after purchasing a Tundra in 2010. Love the Tundra as well, but certainly not as much of a joy to drive as the Tacoma. I... Read More
Buy One, by Ryan
 — Prefect reliability so far, 7 years and 110,000 miles. never left me on the side of the road. Tows reasonably well, the only issues towing is could use a little more power. Typical toyota computer t... Read More
Great For A Second Vehicle If You Have A Family. Very Dependable. by alexdiego
 — Truck is a good compromise of size and power. A 6 foot bed which totes everything I need along with a 5K lb towing capacity. It will handle 95% of what you will probably throw at it and come back for ... Read More

2003 Toyota Tacoma Overview

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Based on 26 reviews

2003 Toyota Tacoma

Most of the changes for the 2003 Toyota Tacoma revolve around safety. The Tacoma got an antilock brake system and the addition of child restraint systems in several models.

The 2003 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 a sport-tuned suspension. Fuel economy was about 17/20 mpg.

The Toyota Tacoma is popular because it is a small, dependable truck that offers ruggedness and hauling capacity in a smaller package. Some drivers find that the seats can be uncomfortable, and many say that the Xtracab is too small for anyone but children.


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Toyota tacoma 2003, driver side window if opens down it not going to close right way but incrementally, after a few minutes it will close few inches, the longer time the more it close.

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2003 Toyota Tacoma 4 Cylinder

Air conditioner will work great then all of a sudden it will blow hot air. I turn the temperature dial to hot and back to cold and it starts blowing cold air again. It does this 3 to 5 times during ...

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Sometimes My Key Doesnt Turn The Ignition On My 2003 Toyota Tacoma.the Igni...

ignition key issues key wont turn the ignition. It keeps getting stuck

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Sits a few minutes, then a 6" puddle under Resevoir Bottle on driveway shows up. I used Blue Devil Head Gasket Sealer, it's guaranteed to be a permanent fix. All was fine but started leaking ...

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Water On Passenger Side Floor Board

started to notice water on passenger side floor board, not running hot heat comes on and works well ac still cold im stumped about what this can be. can anyone give some assistance to where can i sta...

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