2012 Toyota Tacoma Top Comparisons

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2012 Toyota TacomaReview
Dazell writes:
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I have always wanted a Toyota pickup truck. I cant afford to purchase it . If l could put $2,500. 00 and have a payment under $190.00 each month l would be driving one today.

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Guru3BV5V writes:
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Terrible. Save your time and money and do your research...

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Guru1Q444 writes:
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Great truck! Solid and fun to drive. Highly recommend!

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2012 Toyota Tacoma Access Cab 4WDReview
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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

Pros: 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.

Cons: 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.

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2012 Toyota Tacoma Access Cab V6 4WDReview
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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.)

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

Cons: Small truck.

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2012 Toyota Tacoma Access Cab V6 4WDReview
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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

Pros: 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

Cons: 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

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2012 Toyota Tacoma Double Cab SB V6 4WDReview
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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.)

Pros: 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.

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

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2012 Toyota Tacoma Double Cab SB V6 4WDReview
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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

Pros: 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    

Cons: Wish it had more car like amities ex. power seats

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2012 Toyota Tacoma PreRunner Double Cab V6 SBReview
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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

Pros: This is a definitely a rugged truck but style and comfort.

Cons: needs more aggressive truck tires....

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2012 Toyota Tacoma PreRunner Access Cab SB V6 Review
Rico says:
Easier to get in and out of, faster.
vs2012 Toyota Tundra Limited CrewMax 5.7L
2012 Toyota Tacoma PreRunner Access Cab SB V6 winning categories:
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Power Ranked 2012 Toyota Tundra Limited CrewMax 5.7L better.
"Bigger truck means more power"
Value Ranked 2012 Toyota Tundra Limited CrewMax 5.7L worse.
"better value in just a truck, not so big so its easier in caring for "
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2021 Toyota Tacoma Reviews

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2020 Toyota Tacoma Reviews

Review By astro

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Drives GREAT! Very well put together. Best driving vehicle I have owned. Read More

2019 Toyota Tacoma Reviews

Review By J

Toyota Tacoma Truck...solid driving and reliable! I have one and I get around 20mpg. I tow and with the V6 it does a great job......Ive had NO mechanical issues. this is a great truck. Read More

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Car is burning oil, wipe the tailpipe of the car and it’ll show that the engines been heavily stressed Read More

2018 Toyota Tacoma Reviews

Review By A

This is for a ‘19 Tacoma TRD Sport. Great truck, first one in a long time after 6 years of a small (but awesome) corolla. I love Toyota, I’ll never buy anything else! Features are sick, love the XM ra... Read More

Review By Guru77L3S

This was such a steal ... LOVE IT!! Read More

2017 Toyota Tacoma Reviews

Review By Guru9L8N41

All Toyota Tacomas are over priced for what they are. It is what it is. Read More

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The 2017 Tacoma SR5 has everything I wanted including mileage. Read More

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