2004 Toyota Tacoma User Reviews

2004 Toyota Tacoma Top Comparisons

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Displaying 11 - 20 of 21 2004 Toyota Tacoma reviews.

2004 Toyota Tacoma 2 Dr V6 4WD Extended Cab LBReview
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Unstoppable. — Replace alternator after excessive mudding. Buy Duralast alternator from AutoZone so you can replace them over and over again for FREE!!

Pros: Goes just about anywhere.  Sounds nice with good exhaust.

Cons: Can be a bit slow.  Rattles from random places, not the best ride, but hey, it's a truck, so quit whining.

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2004 Toyota Tacoma 2 Dr Prerunner V6 Extended Cab SBReview
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2004 Prerunner — Great truck! Handles awesomely, good on gas for a truck, quiet, very reliable!

Pros: Handles well, good on gas for a truck

Cons: A bit small

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2004 Toyota Tacoma 4 Dr Prerunner V6 Crew Cab SBReview
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Trucks R Us — It's slow to accelerate, but once it does, you can feel the power. It's a bit noisy and the cab is a little on the small side, despite being 4 door. You also have to get used to handling with the truck bed. It's a smaller truck, but can handle large loads.

Pros: V6, 4 door, durability, versatility

Cons: acceleration, size, gas mileage

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2004 Toyota Tacoma 2 Dr Prerunner Extended Cab SBReview
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Will Get The Small Jobs Done! — For a small truck, it does everything you need it to. With the V6, you plenty of power with fuel economy at about average. Sound system is impressive for a stock system (although I added 2, 12" subs). Breaks are a little touchy. Overall a very good investment for a small pick-up.

Pros: Great options, handles good, stereo is awesome.

Cons: Breaks work too good, Interior could be bigger.  Fuel use could be less

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I Own One. I'll Never Buy Another Toyota Product Again. — A. the trailing edge of the flimsy hood vibrates wildly at certain engine speeds making a hideous rattling sound.Apparently, the geniuses at toyota can't seem to find the right size rubber support to cushion the hood.I fixed it though. B. I go through front brake pads ( the right front wears much faster that the left) every 22,000 miles. According to the dealer there is nothing wrong. According to independent service shops, all toyota trucks have front calipers that are exceptionally prone to sticking and wearing the pads prematurely.The calipers have to be cleaned and lubricated every 6000 miles or so to prevent them from sticking. C. good luck getting anything covered under the toyota warranty.

Owner for 3 years, 3 months

Miles Driven per Year:15,000

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I Thought I Was Going To Be Impressed ... What A Disappointment!! — I test drove 2 different Toyota Tacomas about 3 months ago in my quest to find a truck to replace my failing car. I had already tried the Chevy Colorado, Dodge Dakota and Ford Ranger. I planned on being impressed by the Toyota nameplate. What a disappointment! I couldn't believe how "sluggish" the V6 Tacoma was as it climbed the meeger incline to get on the freeway. It was noisey and smaller than expected in the cockpit. Sorry to say, I ended up buying a Nissan Frontier and have not looked back since.

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Pros: Nice styling, but rather plane.  Nothing really special about the truck and/or its performance.

Cons: Lousy power band.

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2004 Toyota Tacoma 2 Dr Prerunner Extended Cab SB Review
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Great truck unless you need to tow
vs2004 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 LS LB RWD
2004 Toyota Tacoma 2 Dr Prerunner Extended Cab SB winning categories:
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2004 Toyota Tacoma 2 Dr Prerunner Extended Cab SB Review
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Great truck but did not have use for 4x4
vs2004 Toyota Tacoma 2 Dr STD Standard Cab LB
2004 Toyota Tacoma 2 Dr Prerunner Extended Cab SB winning categories:
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2004 Toyota Tacoma 2 Dr STD Standard Cab LB Review
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Great little truck, right up to the point where the FRAME RUSTS RIGHT OUT FROM UNDER YOU ! As far as that swell Toyota resale value goes, once youre left holding a salvage title 10% of Nothing is still NOTHING !!! =^( HEY... !!! THANKS A PANTLOAD TOYOTA !!!
vs2003 Toyota Tacoma
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2004 Toyota Tacoma 4 Dr Prerunner Crew Cab SB Review
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Like this truck but the value is incredible. It has a strong retail value
vs2004 Chevrolet Colorado Z71 LS Crew Cab 4WD
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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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