1996 Toyota Tacoma Overview


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1996 Toyota Tacoma Overview

The 1996 Toyota Tacoma got a few upgrades, including an optional off-road package. The 4WD system was improved, and the 4WDs also got a few more amenities, like bucket seats and a center console.

The 1996 Toyota Tacoma was available in three trim levels: the Regular Cab, the Xtracab, and the SR5 Xtracab. The Regular and the Xtracab were available in 4WD, and the SR5 came standard with it. The base engine was a 2.4-liter, 142-horsepower four cylinder; and a 2.7-liter, 150-horsepower four-cylinder; or a 190-horsepower V6 was also available. Fuel economy varied depending on the engine and cab, and ranged from about 17/19 to 22/28.

Drivers like the 1995 Toyota Tacoma because it is a basic, reliable truck that does what it is supposed to do. Owners of the 95 Tacoma say that that the compact size is good for those who don’t anticipate having to haul huge loads. Some driver say the seats can be uncomfortable and the ride bumpy, and those with the extended cab say the seats are cramped.


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