2008 Toyota Tacoma Overview


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Best Compact Truck On The Market. by RickeyU
 — I bought my 2009 Toyota Tacoma X-Runner about two weeks ago and I love it! The ride is smooth, and the looks are great, a real head turner. The 6 speed transmission is smooth and very forgiving, I h... Read More
I Love This Truck. by Andrew
 — This truck is awesome. I was going to buy one in about six months, but I just couldn't help myself. It has a lot of features, and seems more geared toward the offroad enthusiast rather than the stre... Read More
My 08 Tacoma 4x4 Access Cab by Scott
 — With the V6 and Toyota's VVI-T technology this truck has amazing acceleration. When you kick in into H4 or L4 you can just feel the torque as the truck crawls and digs into the pavement. Can't wa... Read More

2008 Toyota Tacoma Overview

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2008 Toyota Tacoma

With nearly twenty variants to choose from, the 2008 Toyota Tacoma is one of the most flexible trucks on the market. The midsize Tacoma's considerable variety is created through a myriad of engine, drivetrain, bed-size, cab-layout, and trim configurations. The Tacoma is carried over from 2007, and it received a comprehensive redesign for 2006.

The Tacoma has been praised by drivers and reviewers alike for its high degree of configurability and versatility, the availability of a potent V6, excellent build quaility and reliability, a variety of option packages, and off-road prowess. Many Tacoma shoppers and buyers have expressed the desire for a better stock stereo, more standard features on the lower trim levels, more refined engines, and the availability of a sunroof. Yet reviewers agree that despite a few insignificant nitpicks, the Tacoma is probably the most well rounded midsize pickup on the market.

The Tacoma is available with either a 2.7-liter, 159-hp inline four or a 4.0-liter, 236-hp V6. The four cylinder may be paired with either a four-speed automatic or a five-speed manual, while the V6 upgrades to a five-speed automatic or a six-speed manual. Properly equipped V6 models can tow 6,500 pounds.

The Tacoma is offered in three cab sizes: Regular, Access, and Double. The Regular Cab models feature bench-style seating for three. The extended Access Cab adds suicide rear doors and two rear jump seats. The Stretched Double Cab includes four full-size doors and a cabin comparable in size to the Camry sedan's. Most trims are available with a longer bed, extending the standard 60-inch bed by 13 inches. Features are determined by the cab size, with the Regular Cab models coming sparsely equipped, while Double Cab models get air-conditioning, an overhead console and a six-speaker sound system, keyless entry, full power accessories, and upgraded upholstery.

Tacoma options are bundled in groups: The TRD Off-Road package includes fender flares, 16-inch alloy wheels, more exterior chrome trim, a heavy-duty suspension, a locking rear differential, skid plates, and sport seats; the TRD Sport performance upgrade includes 17-inch wheels, a hood scoop, sport suspension, and sport seats; and the SR-5 package includes a chrome grille shell, color-keyed wheel flares, privacy glass, foglights, a leather-wrapped steering wheel, and cruise control.


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