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Selected Style Reg Cab Manual
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
XtraCab Manual 22 27 $13,330 $14,708
XtraCab Automatic 21 24 $13,983 $15,428
XtraCab V6 Manual 19 23 $14,545 $16,048
XtraCab V6 Automatic 19 23 $15,361 $16,948
Reg Cab Manual 4WD 17 21 $15,616 $17,428
Reg Cab Automatic 4WD 18 21 $16,422 $18,328
XtraCab Manual 4WD 17 21 $16,916 $18,878
XtraCab Automatic 4WD 18 21 $17,723 $19,778
XtraCab V6 Manual 4WD 16 19 $17,892 $19,968
XtraCab V6 Automatic 4WD 17 20 $18,699 $20,868
XtraCab V6 Manual 4WD Limited 16 19 $21,531 $24,028
XtraCab V6 Automatic 4WD Limited 17 20 $22,336 $24,928
Reg Cab Manual 22 27 $11,493 $12,538
Reg Cab Automatic 21 24 $12,154 $13,258
XtraCab PreRunner Automatic 20 24 $15,657 $17,238
XtraCab PreRunner V6 Automatic 19 23 $16,506 $18,168
2-Door Reg Cab 119" WB Work Special
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Reg Cab 119" WB 15 21 $14,370 $16,335
2-Door Reg Cab 135" WB 15 21 $14,612 $16,620
2-Door Reg Cab 119" WB 4WD 13 17 $17,500 $19,965
2-Door Reg Cab 135" WB 4WD 13 17 $17,789 $20,305
2-Door Reg Cab 119" WB Work Special 15 21 $13,298 $14,560
2-Door Reg Cab 135" WB Work Special 15 21 $13,535 $14,830
2-Door Club Cab 139" WB 13 18 $16,751 $19,095
2-Door Club Cab 155" WB 13 18 $16,989 $19,375
2-Door Club Cab 139" WB 4WD 13 17 $19,562 $22,355
2-Door Club Cab 155" WB 4WD 13 17 $19,842 $22,685
4-Door Quad Cab 139" WB 13 18 $17,437 $19,890
4-Door Quad Cab 155" WB 13 18 $17,675 $20,170
4-Door Quad Cab 139" WB 4WD 13 17 $20,238 $23,150
4-Door Quad Cab 155" WB 4WD 13 17 $20,518 $23,480
Pricing
Invoice Price
$11,493
$13,298
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$12,538
$14,560
Monthly Payment Estimate
$209 / month
$243 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 22 mpg 15 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 27 mpg 21 mpg
Interior Dimensions
Front Leg Room (in) 41.7 41.0
Front Hip Room (in) 54.6 65.6
Passenger Capacity 3 3
Front Head Room (in) 38.6 40.2
Front Shoulder Room (in) 54.1 66.0
Exterior Dimensions
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 66.5 79.3
Ground to Top of Load Floor (in) -TBD- 31.0
Overhang, Front (in) 32.3 37.9
Frame Width, Rear (in) -TBD- - TBD -
Front Bumper to Back of Cab (in) -TBD- 116.9
Length, Overall w/o rear bumper (in) 178.7 199.9
Ground Clearance, Rear (in) 6.7 7.6
Cab to End of Frame (in) -TBD- 79.7
Height, Overall (in) 61.2 71.9
Ground to Top of Frame (in) -TBD- - TBD -
Overhang, Rear w/o bumper (in) 43.1 43.5
Wheelbase (in) 103.3 118.7
Ground Clearance, Front (in) 6.7 8.8
Cab to Axle (in) -TBD- 39.7
Cargo Area Dimensions
Tailgate Width (in) -TBD- 60.4
Cargo Box Length @ Floor (in) 74.5 77.5
Ext'd Cab Cargo Volume (ft³) 15.0 NA
Cargo Box Width @ Floor (in) 57.9 64.2
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in) 15.9 19.4
Cargo Volume (ft³) 39.7 55.5
Cargo Box Width @ Top, Rear (in) 57.9 60.4
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in) 40.9 50.0
Brakes
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) NA NA
Brake ABS System NA Rear Wheel
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) 10.0 x - TBD - 11.0 x 2.0
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 9.9 x 0.87 11.6 x 1.26
Brake Type Pwr-Assisted Power
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Brake ABS System (Second Line) NA NA
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 15.1 26.0
Fuel Tank Location Midship Inboard Frame Rails
Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) NA NA
Aux Fuel Tank Location NA NA
Steering
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) 37.7 - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), On Center 20.4 - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 35.4 40.6
Steering Type Rack & Pinion Variable Pwr
Steering Ratio (:1), At Lock -TBD- - TBD -
Tires
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Rear -TBD- 713
Spare Tire Size P195/75R14 P225/75R16
Front Tire Order Code NA TR8
Rear Tire Capacity (lbs) -TBD- 1803
Spare Tire Order Code NA TR8
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Front -TBD- 713
Rear Tire Size P195/75R14 P225/75R16
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Spare -TBD- 713
Front Tire Capacity (lbs) -TBD- 1803
Rear Tire Order Code NA TR8
Spare Tire Capacity (lbs) -TBD- 1803
Front Tire Size P195/75R14 P225/75R16
Trailering
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA 500
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA 700
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA 5000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA 10,000
Weight Information
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Front (lbs) -TBD- 3650
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs) 6700 7800
Curb Weight - Front (lbs) 1475 2340
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs) 4244 6400
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Rear (lbs) -TBD- 3800
Curb Weight - Rear (lbs) 1105 1680
Wheels
Spare Wheel Material Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 14 x 5 16 x 7.0
Spare Wheel Size (in) 14 x 5 16 x 7.0
Rear Wheel Material Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in) 14 x 5 16 x 7.0
Front Wheel Material Steel Steel
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 8.5 20.0
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (2nd) NA NA
Maximum Alternator Watts 1050 1404
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 582 600
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 70 117
Engine
Fuel System EFI MPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 160 @ 4000 230 @ 3200
Engine Order Code NA EHC
Displacement 2.4L/147 3.9L/239
Engine Oil Cooler NA NA
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 142 @ 5000 175 @ 4800
Engine Type Gas I4 Gas V6
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 22 15
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 27 21
Transmission
Transfer Case Power Take Off -TBD- NA
Trans Power Take Off -TBD- NA
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.000 1.00
Trans Description Cont. Manual w/OD Manual w/OD
Transfer Case Model NA NA
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.954 4.03
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low NA NA
Clutch Size (in) 9.3 11.0
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.384 1.38
Trans Type 5 5
Trans PTO Access -TBD- NA
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.810 0.73
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High NA NA
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 4.091 3.57
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.141 2.33
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Trans Order Code NA DDC
Summary
Vehicle Name Toyota Tacoma Dodge Ram 1500
Body Code 103.3 119" WB
Body Style Regular Cab Reg Cab 6.5'
Suspension
Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear 3.42 3.21
Axle Type - Front Hypoid NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) 1.00 31.8
Axle Capacity - Front (lbs) -TBD- 3650
Suspension Type - Rear Leaf Spring Leaf Spring
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) NA NA
Axle Ratio (:1) - Front NA NA
Spring Capacity - Rear (lbs) -TBD- 3800
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) 0.98 31.8
Axle Type - Rear Hypoid Semi-Floating
Suspension Type - Front Double-Wishbone Wide Track
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 1.02 - TBD -
Axle Capacity - Rear (lbs) -TBD- 3900
Spring Capacity - Front (lbs) -TBD- 3650
Frame
Frame Type Ladder Ladder
 
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