2005 Toyota Tacoma Overview


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4 Dr STD 4WD Extended Cab SB
Avg. Price: $13,340
4 Dr STD Extended Cab SB
Avg. Price: $12,327
4 Dr V6 4WD Crew Cab LB
Avg. Price: $17,902
4 Dr V6 4WD Crew Cab SB
Avg. Price: $18,128
4 Dr V6 4WD Extended Cab SB
Avg. Price: $16,641
4 Dr X-Runner V6 Extended Cab SB
Avg. Price: $15,081
Avg. Price: $15,090
Avg. Price: $10,190

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Average User Score

4.45 stars

Based on 30 reviews

You Wont Regret It ! by Globalmotorsvip_ga
 — Mileage: 172323 Year: 2005 Make: Model: Toyota Tacoma Trim: Base 4dr Access Cab Rwd SB Engine: 2.7L I4 Exterior Color: white Interior Color: Silver ... Read More
Part Deux by Jason
 — This was another great Toyota pickup. Bigger than the 2000 & 2001 version I had, this model came with a 5-speed automatic transmission (claimed to get better gas mileage than with the 6-speed manual) ... Read More
Perfect 3 Season Sport Truck. by Mikey
 — I LOVED my X-Runner. It was very fast and accelerated great. Loved the 4.0L V6 and 6 spd manual. The styling was very noticable and I got looks everwhere I went. Even entered it into NOPI the first ye... Read More

2005 Toyota Tacoma Overview

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2005 Toyota Tacoma

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 Tacoma’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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