2012 Toyota Tacoma User Reviews

2012 Toyota Tacoma Review Ratings

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PROS
"ride" 3 reviews
"handling" 3 reviews
"reliable car" 2 reviews
"comfortable car" 2 reviews
CONS
"seat" 2 reviews

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nmortenson writes:
2012 Toyota Tacoma Access Cab 4WD Review
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5

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This is a great little truck. We love it but our family has just outgrown it. Maintenance for the truck is not expensive at all. The back seats are comfortable. It is a very reliable truck and great family car if you only have 1 or 2 little ones that will be riding in the back. Filling up with gas will not break the bank on regular if it is completely empty it costs around $50 @ around $3.29 a gallon.

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The only con I have for this is it is not a great family truck if you have a large family. It is good for 1 or 2 back passengers.

nmortenson
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Big Red. It May Be A Little Truck But It Is Tough. — I love that we can fill up the truck and go for drives and not have to worry about going into debt filling it up. It is comfortable and has perfect handling to go on any kind of road. We use it to pull our 4-wheeler and have no problems.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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ptronsgard writes:
2012 Toyota Tacoma Double Cab SB V6 4WD Review
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Addresses all my needs right now. Finally empty nesting and no longer need a full sized truck. Handles like a sports car compared to my 3/4 ton.

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Good but not great power when towing or passing on the highway.

ptronsgard
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Impressions On Downsizing Trucks. — I love the maneuverability and outstanding traction in snow. This truck does better than my 4WD GMC 2500 in deep snow. I used my Tacoma to get my GMC out from being hung up last winter. My wife even enjoys driving it!

Primary Use: Utility (towing boats, transporting cargo, etc.)

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rockets57 writes:
2012 Toyota Tacoma Double Cab SB V6 4WD Review
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5

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Great solid truck handles like a car and it's as comfort too , like the rear windows go all the way down good side mirrors  this is the second Tacoma I've owned and just love it    

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Wish it had more car like amities ex. power seats

rockets57
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Best Mid-size Pick-up Out There And Holds It's Value Too — Not much that I dislike especially that they gave me $12,000 on my 1999 extra cab with 156 thousand miles on it cause it was recalled due to frame rust so this truck listed at 35 thousand with all the extras and paid 20 thousand for it

Primary Use: Family transportation

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ToyotaTrucks88 writes:
2012 Toyota Tacoma Access Cab V6 4WD Review
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Very versatile, good weather or bad, on road or off, grocery shopping or hauling for construction, maneuverable, and RELIABLE. I've never had a major issue with any Toyota Tacoma I've owned

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Personally it is perfect for me, but if you haul less in the bed and are the more sociable type you may find the back seat a little small. However, they are a vast improvement over earlier generation jump seat

ToyotaTrucks88
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Reliable, Versatile, And Well Balanced — I have driven my Toyota Tacomas in everything from sunny road trips to trudging through rough Midwest blizzards. I have pulled out numerous people after each snow storm we have had with ease, never once feeling as if I was going to get stuck. This is a larger "midsize" perfect for those who don't quite need a full size pickup but still dont want a compact. Reliability and toughness is par none, and it truly lacks nothing in my honest opinion.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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norcal1968 writes:
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Comfortable ride at an affordable price.  And you cant beat the resale value.

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Small truck.

norcal1968
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Style And Value — I like the color of the truck. It is sort of a metallic brown. I wish I would have got the sunroof option. Maybe next time. The truck is a little small, but it is convenient for getting around in parking lots and easy to park.

Primary Use: Utility (towing boats, transporting cargo, etc.)

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Eric writes:
2012 Toyota Tacoma PreRunner Double Cab V6 SB Review
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This is a definitely a rugged truck but style and comfort.

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needs more aggressive truck tires....

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My 2012 Taco Db V6 Prerunner — I place 1000 lbs in the bed & drove 1800 miles (NY to TX) and the ride was so comfy. there was a little bit of road noise. But getting on to the highways were simple!!!! the fuel economy was the same empty and full. My only complaint in the brakes felt a bit spongy when the bed was empty and when the truck was full it seemed to get more sloppy.

Primary Use: Family transportation

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1995 Toyota Tacoma Reviews

Its Awesome By Phillip

it was the best vehicle ive had so far it just doesnt like trees ant to be up side down. it could out drive my friends cars in the mud. i would lke to own another toyota tacoma 4wd in the furtute Read More

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There is not anything on this truck except what needs to be there. Plenty of room in the engine compartment. More than likely it will be getting a 360 Mopar. The cab is a little cramped for the 6' and... Read More

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1996 Toyota Tacoma Reviews

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I would recommend for work and casual driving. Fun to drive and long lasting. Great for first time drivers (especially teens). Not too expensive to own or insure. Inside comfortable. Amazing work... B... Read More

It's My Baby! By swspotter2012

I really have nothing negative to say about my truck, I love it! I bought it brand new back in '96, and I wouldn't trade a thing or take any amount for my truck. It's been shipped oversea's with me, a... Read More

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1997 Toyota Tacoma Reviews

Great 4x4 By Jerrod

great little truck good power for a 4cyl and amazing wheeling capabilities and the fuel economy rocks and so reliable. cheap to maintain and cheap to insure great commuter and fun to drive would recom... Read More

Get One, Awesome By jtorms44

Off road capability, 31x10.5 stock tires. Great clearance, short wheel base. Good gas mileage, roughly 20 -22 average. Looks. 5 speed Manual transmision. Never had a single issue with the truck. Never... Read More

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1998 Toyota Tacoma Reviews

Great, Reliable, Affordable Small Truck With Surprising Power. By har909

I always liked the simple look of the truck, white exterior and gray interior. For a truck, it gets really good gas mileage and maintenance was always so simple, I did oil changes and tune ups myself.... Read More

Great Truck By cboater

I hardly ever see a limited on the trucks, I wonder why? My 1st Toyota was the 4wd 90 that blue the head gasket said i would never buy another Toyota but I did. I also wonder why 1/2 of the 98's use ... Read More

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1999 Toyota Tacoma Reviews

Easy To Maintain, Not Too Many Problems. By martyz1

First of all, bought brand new. The front end seemed and still seems loose as a crosswind can and does easily push the truck sideways. The radiator needed replacement too early...even after yearly m... Read More

Fun Truck! By dipalma2008

Wish it had another set of doors and larger second row seats. It needs weight in the back when it snows or if its slippery outside so its encouraged to have sand bags in the back to help with weight. Read More

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