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4.4 ⁄ 5 stars
Based on 24 reviews
2005 Toyota Tacoma Overview
Overall User Score
Based on 24 reviews
For the first time since it got its new name in 1995, the Toyota Tacoma was totally redesigned for 2005. The new Tacoma was wider and longer, and a long-bed option was made available in response to consumer complains that the Tacomaâ€™s bed was too short. The Tacoma also got more powerful engines and an overall exterior makeover.
The 2005 Toyota comes in a huge array of trims. Four body styles are available and include the standard cab with a long bed, the Access cab with a long bed, the Double Cab with a short bed, and a Double Cab with a long bed. The regular cab comes with very few options. The Access Cab and Double Cabs come as a 2WD, 4WD, or 4WD V6. Other trims include the PreRunner, which is a 2WD that is high off the ground like a 4WD, and the X Runner, which is a sport tuned Tacoma. The base engine is a 2.7-liter 164 horsepower four-cylinder, and the V6 has 4 liters and puts out 245 horsepower. Fuel economy is about 19/23 to 16/20, depending on the engine and configuration.
Toyota Tacoma fans like that the 2005 Tacoma got more room inside and a bigger bed on the outside. They also liked the more comfortable interior and improved quality of the dashboard and controls. Most complaints are about small, superficial issues, such as low-end upholstery and the inability to upgrade the stereo.
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Toyota Tacoma Questions
2005 Tacoma Automatic: My 4 Wheel Drive Light Will Flash But It Never Kicks...
I have tried driving slow and fast and when I move it into H4 the symbol will only blink and never actually kick into 4 wheel drive.
There Is No Power Going To My Passenger Side Window
the motor works and the switch there is just no power going to my window
2005 Tacoma Double Cab 4 Door 4x4. Why Wont Both Passenger Doors Lock Or Un...
Passenger doors wont lock or unlock. Checked fuzes all ok.
Steering On Toyota Tacoma
Does anyone else have trouble steering their tacoma from a stand still? I mean, backing out of parking spots, when you're going really slowly, my steering wheel is REALLY hard to turn, its do-able but...
Why Is My Maintenance Light Turned On?