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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
XtraCab V6 Manual S-Runner 18 22 $16,524 $18,060
XtraCab Automatic PreRunner 19 22 $15,102 $16,490
XtraCab V6 Automatic PreRunner 17 19 $16,798 $18,340
DoubleCab Automatic PreRunner 19 22 $16,588 $18,110
DoubleCab V6 Automatic PreRunner 17 19 $17,375 $18,970
XtraCab Manual 4WD 18 21 $16,678 $18,430
XtraCab Automatic 4WD 18 21 $17,492 $19,330
XtraCab V6 Manual 4WD 17 19 $17,665 $19,520
XtraCab V6 Automatic 4WD 17 19 $18,479 $20,420
DoubleCab V6 Automatic 4WD 17 19 $20,018 $22,120
Reg Cab Manual 22 27 $11,008 $11,900
Reg Cab Automatic 21 25 $11,673 $12,620
Reg Cab Automatic PreRunner 19 22 $12,721 $13,890
Reg Cab Manual 4WD 18 21 $14,760 $16,310
Reg Cab Automatic 4WD 18 21 $15,575 $17,210
XtraCab Manual 22 27 $13,303 $14,540
XtraCab Automatic 21 25 $13,962 $15,260
2-Door Reg Cab 135" WB HD
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Reg Cab 135" WB HD N/A N/A $19,122 $21,560
4-Door Quad Cab 139" WB HD N/A N/A $20,862 $23,525
4-Door Quad Cab 155" WB HD N/A N/A $21,025 $23,715
2-Door Reg Cab 135" WB HD 4WD N/A N/A $21,928 $24,765
4-Door Quad Cab 139" WB HD 4WD N/A N/A $23,565 $26,640
4-Door Quad Cab 155" WB HD 4WD N/A N/A $23,729 $26,830
Pricing
Invoice Price
$11,008
$19,122
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$11,900
$21,560
Monthly Payment Estimate
$198 / month
$359 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 22 mpg N/A mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 27 mpg N/A mpg
Interior Dimensions
Front Leg Room (in) 41.7 41.0
Front Hip Room (in) 49.4 63.6
Front Head Room (in) 38.5 40.2
Passenger Capacity 3 3
Front Shoulder Room (in) 53.9 66.5
Exterior Dimensions
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 66.5 79.3
Ground to Top of Load Floor (in) - TBD - 31.9
Overhang, Front (in) 32.3 38.0
Frame Width, Rear (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Front Bumper to Back of Cab (in) - TBD - 116.9
Length, Overall w/o rear bumper (in) 184.4 220.1
Ground Clearance, Rear (in) 8.5 8.2
Cab to End of Frame (in) - TBD - 99.7
Height, Overall (in) 64.1 72.7
Ground to Top of Frame (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Overhang, Rear w/o bumper (in) 43.1 47.5
Wheelbase (in) 103.3 134.7
Ground Clearance, Front (in) 8.5 11.2
Cab to Axle (in) - TBD - 55.7
Cargo Area Dimensions
Tailgate Width (in) - TBD - 64.3
Cargo Box Length @ Floor (in) 74.5 97.5
Ext'd Cab Cargo Volume (ft³) 15.0 NA
Cargo Box Width @ Floor (in) 57.9 64.3
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in) 15.9 19.4
Cargo Volume (ft³) 39.7 71.7
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 Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) NA - TBD -
Brake ABS System NA 4-Wheel
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) 10.0 x - TBD - NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 9.9 x 0.87 12.5 x 1.26
Brake Type Pwr-Assisted Pwr
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) Yes NA
Brake ABS System (Second Line) NA NA
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 15.8 35.0
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) - TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), On Center 20.4 - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 36.7 45.5
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr
Steering Ratio (:1), At Lock 3.5 - TBD -
Tires
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Rear - TBD - 683
Spare Tire Size P205/75R15 LT245/75R16E
Front Tire Order Code NA TYD
Rear Tire Capacity (lbs) - TBD - 3040
Spare Tire Order Code NA TYD
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Front - TBD - 683
Rear Tire Size P205/75R15 LT245/75R16E
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Spare - TBD - 683
Front Tire Capacity (lbs) - TBD - 3040
Rear Tire Order Code NA TYD
Spare Tire Capacity (lbs) - TBD - 3040
Front Tire Size P205/75R15 LT245/75R16E
Trailering
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 350 500
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA 900
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 3500 5000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA 10,000
Weight Information
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Front (lbs) - TBD - 4500
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs) 6700 14,000
Curb Weight - Front (lbs) 1475 2775
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs) 4250 8800
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Rear (lbs) - TBD - 6200
Curb Weight - Rear (lbs) 1105 2050
Wheels
Spare Wheel Material Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6 16 x 7.5
Spare Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6 16 x 6.5
Rear Wheel Material Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6 16 x 7.5
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 - TBD -
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 582 600
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 70 117
Engine
Fuel System EFI SMPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 160 @ 4000 345 @ 3200
Engine Order Code NA EML
Displacement 2.4L/147 5.9L/360
Engine Oil Cooler NA NA
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 142 @ 5000 245 @ 4400
Engine Type Gas I4 Gas V8
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 22 NA
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 27 NA
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 5.61
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low NA NA
Clutch Size (in) 9.3 11.0
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.384 1.67
Trans Type 5 5
Trans PTO Access - TBD - NA
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.810 0.75
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1) 4.091 5.06
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.141 3.04
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Trans Order Code NA DDP
Summary
Vehicle Name Toyota Tacoma Dodge Ram 2500
Body Code 103.3 135" WB
Body Style Regular Cab Reg Cab 8' Bed
Suspension
Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear 3.58 3.55
Axle Type - Front Hypoid NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) 25.4 35.1
Axle Capacity - Front (lbs) - TBD - 4500
Suspension Type - Rear Leaf Spring Leaf
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) NA NA
Axle Ratio (:1) - Front NA NA
Spring Capacity - Rear (lbs) - TBD - 6200
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) 25 35.1
Axle Type - Rear Hypoid Full-Floating
Suspension Type - Front Double-Wishbone Coil
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 1.02 - TBD -
Axle Capacity - Rear (lbs) - TBD - 6200
Spring Capacity - Front (lbs) - TBD - 4500
Frame
Frame Type Ladder Ladder
 
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