1997 Toyota Tacoma Overview

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1997 Toyota Tacoma Overview

For 1997, the Toyota Tacoma got a new grille and headlights on the 2WD. Also, the base engine saw a few improvements, and new option packages were offered for all models.

The 1997 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 1997 Toyota Tacoma because of its compact size and relatively good gas mileage. They also like its reliability. Some drivers complain that the ride can be a little bumpy, and the 2WD does not handle well in the snow.

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    Toyota Tacoma Questions

    Justin_hepburn123
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    Coil Packs

    Installing a engine with 1 cool pack instead of 2

    19 views with 4 answers (last answer 6 months ago)
    watermusic
    0

    I Had The Front Ball Joints On My 97 Toyota Tacoma Replaced Last Month. I'm...

    125 views with 1 answer (last answer 4 years ago)
    Rwc46
    30

    Power Steering Problem

    Replaced inner tie rods and rack n pinion bushings. Now steering is extremely difficult, like I have lost power steering? I start engine and remove dip stick from power steering Res. and it looks lik...

    3,719 views with 3 answers (last answer 3 years ago)
    mmatt
    0

    There Is A Scratching-type Noise When I Push In The Clutch

    746 views with 7 answers (last answer 3 years ago)
    drippey07
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    Where The Driver Side Doors Interchangeable From 1996 - 2000 On Regular Cab...

    I took a hit in the driver's door on my 1997 Tacoma LX and would like to know which model years' door would fit the 1997?

    137 views with 1 answer (last answer about a year ago)