1999 Toyota Tacoma User Reviews

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    1999 Toyota Tacoma Base Review
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    45

    Easy To Maintain, Not Too Many Problems. — 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 maintenance using distilled water. Other than that it is very basic transportation. Manual transmission gets me off the line pretty quick...compared with some of today's small cars. I tried an automatic (early 00's) it felt like a go cart. Definitely needed to upgrade the stock 14" rims to 15" as there were no quality tires available in 14".

    Primary Use: Commuting to work

    Pros: I've maintained and abused this truck since I bought it.  Takes a beating well.

    Cons: Very little storage in passenger compartment.  For example, no room for 2 people and a DLS camera.

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    1999 Toyota Tacoma Prerunner V6 Ext. Cab Review
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    25

    Fun Truck! — 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.

    Primary Use: Commuting to work

    Pros: Awesome off road or work truck. Good for driving around town.

    Cons: Little seats in the back. Good for older children only.

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    1999 Toyota Tacoma SR5 Review
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    115

    Great Little Truck. Can't Beat Any Tacoma In And Model Year. — Bought this truck to use for work - Again Toyota amkes some of the best trucks both small and full size. Put 203,000+ miles on this truck and never had a problem. The smaller truck does bounce you around a little one rough roads but a good reliable vehicle. The only reason for sell it was needed a bigger vehicle for the family. This truck got about 21 mpg on mixed driving - best was 26 mpg on a highway trip. The truck was a TRD Extended cab with a 2.7L with a 5 speed.

    Primary Use: Commuting to work

    Pros: Reliable - fun to drive.

    Cons: Only reason I can give to avoid this truck is that is does bounce you around a little.

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    1999 Toyota Tacoma SR5 Review
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    1999 Toyota Tacoma V6 Rwd Sr5 — Performance was pretty good, it had the V6 with RWD in it so it was putting out a bit under 200 HP. So when you stepped on it it really picked up you could lock up the breaks and do a bit of drifting as well. Build Quality was superb I mean its a Toyota my only con for build quality is that the interior was cheap. Appearance, it looked great I put some new rims on it and Yokohama racing tires but it was not a "beautiful truck".

    Pros: Fast, good acceleration, can tow a lot

    Cons: Cheap interior

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    1999 Toyota Tacoma Review
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    My Toy — I love this truck because it's versatile, able to haul most things that the average person needs to haul, the gas mileage is that of the average car, about 26-30mpg and because I have the extended cab I can haul more than two people if the need arises. It has been very low maintenance, just the usual upkeep and one break job so far and I have almost 130000 miles on it so far. It has good get up and go though the engine is a little small when it comes to pulling over high mountains. It maxes out at about 55-60mph if the grade is really steep. Other than that though I don't have any complaints about it's abilities. I have driven it hard out in the woods on logging roads and it preforms beautifully, never really complaining as we snake over water bars and bumpy roads! I also like that I can turn off the passenger airbag so if I have older children or shorter people in the car I can feel safe having them ride in the front seat.

    Pros: Versitile, compact, good mpg, good handeling, very dependable

    Cons: small towing ability, engine wise, not as high clearance as a 4x4, back seat area not that comfortable to sit forward facing for long periods of time

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    1999 Toyota Tacoma Limited Review
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    My Tacoma — 4-cyl, manual, 4x4, extended cab, extended bed, quality off-road tires. what's not to love about the Tacoma. best car I've had. much better than the old Previa, but she was nostalgic. the only thing that sucks is that thegates been all messed up so I have to get some paper to fix this bad boy up before I can actually customize.

    Pros: great 4x4 vehicle

    Cons: have to fix the gate

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    1999 Toyota Tacoma Prerunner Review
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    Supercharged V6 With All The Power You Need To Have Some Fun — Due to the supercharger, this quickly became a "sport-truck". Although it was a sport-truck, it still was able to haul quite a bit. The added clearance due to the PreRunner trim allowed for more weight to be hauled, and the engine would easily push the much heavier truck into motion.

    Pros: 0-60 in about 6 seconds, hauling capabilities, Toyota name brand and reliability.

    Cons: Gas mileage on premium gas, not a very large rear space for "extended cab".

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    1999 Toyota Tacoma SR5 Review
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    35

    My Truck — It's good and pretty good gas mileage for a truck a great perk these days.

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    1999 Toyota Tacoma Prerunner Review
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    Awesome Truck — this truck is a great solid truck. My dad bought it back in 1999 and we still have it. once i start driving my dad is going to hand it down to me. this truck has 200,000 miles on it and it is still kickin. So if your lookin for a truck the tacoma, no wait any toyota is a solid built rock

    Pros: just bout everything

    Cons: no 4wheeldrive

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    1999 Toyota Tacoma Review
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    35

    An Excellent Combination Of Style, Beauty, And Power. — the truck has a fully reinforced frame, with independent susspention, and a half brush guard. the handling and power of this ride is absolutly unbelievable. for a jacked up toyota, it's as smooth a ride as any.

    Pros: looks, power, it's awesome

    Cons: not much bothered me except that there are no step-up's you have to climb in, and jump out.

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    Reviews From Other Years

    2015 Toyota Tacoma Reviews

    Awesome Truck By Carolinacoach33

    I love Toyota Tacoma trucks. This is the second one I have owned and both were very reliable. You may pay more for it but in the long run you will come out being better off because they last so long a... Read More

    2014 Toyota Tacoma Reviews

    There Is A Reason Tacomas Hold Their Value By Tacosell

    This is my third Tacoma and the best one yet. I was going to wait for the 2016 redesign but there are too many changes and a first year model needs to be beta tested. Maybe a lease would work but I wo... Read More

    Americans Want Bigger Economy Trucks To The Point There Is No Longer Economy Trucks That Get 30 Mpg By pickupman

    It's like riding on a cloud compared to my 94 Toyota pickup that I still have. When I heard they wasn't making a 2015 Toyota with a regular cab, I went to the dealer and actually got a nice price on a... Read More

    2013 Toyota Tacoma Reviews

    Toyota Reliability In An Impressive, Powerful Truck Package. By bidawi

    The Toyota Tacoma TRD has the power, beefed up brakes and shocks to tackle any rough terrain. On city roads, it drives and handles with aplomb. Long drives on freeways and country roads are surprising... Read More

    Excellent Little Truck By MrOstrich

    A nice looking vehicle that can carry moderate loads. Comfortable and practical interior. Good road handling manners. Weak 4-cylinder engine - have to really push it at highway speeds. Recently purcha... Read More

    2012 Toyota Tacoma Reviews

    Big Red. It May Be A Little Truck But It Is Tough. By nmortenson

    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 pul... Read More

    Impressions On Downsizing Trucks. By ptronsgard

    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 e... Read More

    2011 Toyota Tacoma Reviews

    I Love This Truck. By Leigh11235813

    The only things I don't like about this truck are very minor. It would be nice to have a light in the glove box. It would be nice to have intermittent wipers. Other than that this truck served my p... Read More

    Amazing, Incredible, Best Buy, Holds Value! By Jshaw405

    It is an incredible vehicle. I love Tacoma's, can't say it enough! I have taken this off road, on road, on snow, on ice, on wet roads, it performs great! Make sure and get the truck bed cover, comes i... Read More

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