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Selected Style Reg Cab 120" XL
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Reg Cab 120" XL 17 22 $13,652 $15,525
Reg Cab 139" XL 17 22 $13,889 $15,805
Reg Cab 120" 4WD XL 16 20 $16,613 $19,010
Reg Cab 139" 4WD XL 16 20 $16,783 $19,210
Supercab 139" XL 17 22 $15,713 $17,950
Supercab 157" XL 17 22 $15,959 $18,240
Supercab 139" 4WD XL 15 18 $19,185 $22,035
Supercab 157" 4WD XL 15 18 $19,495 $22,400
Reg Cab Flareside 120" XL 17 22 $14,510 $16,535
Reg Cab Flareside 120" 4WD XL 16 20 $17,192 $19,690
Supercab Flareside 139" XL 17 22 $16,367 $18,720
Supercab Flareside 139" 4WD XL 15 18 $19,839 $22,805
Reg Cab 120" XLT 17 22 $15,933 $18,210
Reg Cab 120" Lariat 16 21 $17,948 $20,580
Reg Cab 139" XLT 17 22 $16,223 $18,550
Reg Cab 139" Lariat 16 21 $18,203 $20,880
Reg Cab Flareside 120" XLT 17 22 $16,924 $19,375
Reg Cab Flareside 120" Lariat 16 21 $18,934 $21,740
Reg Cab 120" 4W XLT 16 20 $18,449 $21,170
Reg Cab 120" 4WD Lariat 15 18 $20,634 $23,740
Reg Cab 139" 4WD XLT 16 20 $18,619 $21,370
Reg Cab 139" 4WD Lariat 15 18 $20,808 $23,945
Reg Cab Flareside 120" 4WD XLT 16 20 $19,023 $21,845
Reg Cab Flareside 120" 4WD Lariat 15 18 $21,207 $24,415
Supercab 139" XLT 17 22 $18,178 $20,850
Supercab 139" Lariat 16 21 $20,183 $23,210
Supercab 157" XLT 17 22 $18,407 $21,120
Supercab 157" Lariat 16 21 $20,422 $23,490
Supercab Flareside 139" XLT 17 22 $18,827 $21,615
Supercab Flareside 139" Lariat 16 21 $20,843 $23,985
Supercab 139" 4WD XLT 15 18 $21,268 $24,485
Supercab 139" 4WD Lariat 15 18 $22,840 $26,335
Supercab 157" 4WD XLT 15 18 $21,509 $24,770
Supercab 157" 4WD Lariat 15 18 $23,146 $26,695
Supercab Flareside 139" 4WD XLT 15 18 $21,863 $25,185
Supercab Flareside 139" 4WD Lariat 15 18 $23,502 $27,115
Standard Reg Cab 120" 17 22 $13,219 $14,505
Standard Reg Cab 139" 17 22 $13,457 $14,775
Standard Reg Cab 120" 4WD 16 20 $16,313 $18,020
Standard Reg Cab 139" 4WD 16 20 $16,590 $18,335
Standard Supercab 139" 17 22 $15,116 $16,660
Standard Supercab 157" 17 22 $15,366 $16,945
Standard Supercab 139" 4WD 15 18 $18,487 $20,490
Standard Supercab 157" 4WD 15 18 $18,794 $20,840
Reg Cab Manual
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
XtraCab Manual 23 29 $13,058 $14,408
XtraCab Automatic 22 25 $13,712 $15,128
XtraCab V6 Manual 19 23 $14,273 $15,748
XtraCab V6 Automatic 18 21 $15,089 $16,648
Reg Cab Manual 4WD 18 22 $15,348 $17,128
Reg Cab Automatic 4WD 18 21 $16,153 $18,028
Reg Cab V6 Manual 4WD 17 19 $16,368 $18,268
XtraCab Manual 4WD 18 22 $16,647 $18,578
XtraCab Automatic 4WD 18 21 $17,453 $19,478
XtraCab V6 Manual 4WD 17 19 $17,624 $19,668
XtraCab V6 Automatic 4WD 16 19 $18,429 $20,568
XtraCab V6 Manual 4WD SR5 17 19 $20,177 $22,518
XtraCab V6 Automatic 4WD SR5 16 19 $20,984 $23,418
Reg Cab Manual 23 29 $11,217 $12,238
Reg Cab Automatic 22 25 $11,878 $12,958
Pricing
Invoice Price
$13,652
$11,217
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$15,525
$12,238
Monthly Payment Estimate
$259 / month
$204 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 17 mpg 23 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 22 mpg 29 mpg
Interior Dimensions
Front Leg Room (in) 40.9 41.7
Front Hip Room (in) 61.3 54.6
Passenger Capacity 3 3
Front Head Room (in) 40.8 38.2
Front Shoulder Room (in) 63.8 54.1
Exterior Dimensions
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 78.4 66.5
Ground to Top of Load Floor (in) 32.5 - TBD -
Overhang, Front (in) 37.2 - TBD -
Frame Width, Rear (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Front Bumper to Back of Cab (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Length, Overall w/o rear bumper (in) 202.2 180.5
Ground Clearance, Rear (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Cab to End of Frame (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Height, Overall (in) 72.7 61.8
Ground to Top of Frame (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Overhang, Rear w/o bumper (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Wheelbase (in) 119.9 103.3
Ground Clearance, Front (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Cab to Axle (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Area Dimensions
Tailgate Width (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Box Length @ Floor (in) 78.8 74.5
Ext'd Cab Cargo Volume (ft³) NA - TBD -
Cargo Box Width @ Floor (in) 60.3 - TBD -
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in) 19.7 15.9
Cargo Volume (ft³) 58.6 39.7
Cargo Box Width @ Top, Rear (in) 62.1 @ Belt 57.9
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in) 50.0 - TBD -
Brakes
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) NA NA
Brake ABS System Rear Wheel NA
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) 11.03 x 2.25 - TBD -
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 12.13 x - TBD - - TBD -
Brake Type Power Pwr-Assisted
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Brake ABS System (Second Line) NA NA
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 25.0 15.1
Fuel Tank Location Midship NA
Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) NA NA
Aux Fuel Tank Location NA NA
Steering
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) 42.22 - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), On Center 14 - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 40.49 35.4
Steering Type Power Rack & Pinion
Steering Ratio (:1), At Lock NA - TBD -
Tires
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Rear 719 - TBD -
Spare Tire Size P235/70R16SL P195/75R14
Front Tire Order Code T52 NA
Rear Tire Capacity (lbs) 1804 - TBD -
Spare Tire Order Code T52 NA
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Front 719 - TBD -
Rear Tire Size P235/70R16SL P195/75R14
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Spare 719 - TBD -
Front Tire Capacity (lbs) 1804 - TBD -
Rear Tire Order Code T52 NA
Spare Tire Capacity (lbs) 1804 - TBD -
Front Tire Size P235/70R16SL P195/75R14
Trailering
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 2,000 NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 200 NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 300 NA
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 500 NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 2,000 NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 2,000 NA
Weight Information
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Front (lbs) 2500 - TBD -
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs) 6,500 6700
Curb Weight - Front (lbs) 2236 1408
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs) 5550 4244
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Rear (lbs) 2900 - TBD -
Curb Weight - Rear (lbs) 1614 1152
Wheels
Spare Wheel Material Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 16.0 x 7.0 14" x - TBD -
Spare Wheel Size (in) 16.0 x 7.0 14" x - TBD -
Rear Wheel Material Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in) 16.0 x 7.0 14" x - TBD -
Front Wheel Material Steel Steel
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 15.7 - TBD -
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (2nd) NA NA
Maximum Alternator Watts 1425 - TBD -
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 540 - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 95 - TBD -
Engine
Fuel System SEFI EFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 255 @ 3000 160 @ 4000
Engine Order Code 992 NA
Displacement 4.2L/256 2.4L/147
Engine Oil Cooler NA - TBD -
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 205 @ 4400 142 @ 5000
Engine Type Gas V6 Gas I4
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 17 23
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 22 29
Transmission
Transfer Case Power Take Off NA - TBD -
Trans Power Take Off NA - TBD -
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 - TBD -
Trans Description Cont. Manual w/OD Manual w/OD
Transfer Case Model NA NA
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.90 - TBD -
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low NA NA
Clutch Size (in) 11.4 - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.49 - TBD -
Trans Type 5 5
Trans PTO Access NA - TBD -
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.80 - TBD -
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High NA NA
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.41 - TBD -
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.24 - TBD -
Trans Order Code 44M NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) - NA
Summary
Vehicle Name Ford F-150 Toyota Tacoma
Body Code 119.9" WB 103.3
Body Style Reg Cab 6.5' Styleside Regular Cab
Suspension
Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear 3.08 3.42
Axle Type - Front Twin Forged SLA - TBD -
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) 30.2 - TBD -
Axle Capacity - Front (lbs) 3400 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear 2-Stage Multi-Leaf Leaf Spring
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) NA - TBD -
Axle Ratio (:1) - Front NA NA
Spring Capacity - Rear (lbs) 2900 - TBD -
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) 30.2 - TBD -
Axle Type - Rear Semi-Floating - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front Coil Spring Double-wishbone
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 1.18 - TBD -
Axle Capacity - Rear (lbs) 3800 - TBD -
Spring Capacity - Front (lbs) 2500 - TBD -
Frame
Frame Type Ladder Ladder
 
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