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2010 Toyota Tacoma

2010 Dodge Dakota

  2010 Toyota Tacoma 2010 Dodge Dakota 2WD Crew Cab ST Side Exterior View
MSRP
$15,345
$22,755
Invoice $14,373 $21,678
MPG
City/Highway
14/26 14/20
Rating
7.4
/ 10
TCC Rating
6.8
/ 10
TCC Rating
Bottom Line The Tacoma is a workhorse truck that gives a little more space and capability than a true compact, yet offers decent fuel efficiency and a low price. Read Full Review The 2010 Dodge Dakota could be a fine full-size pickup alternative, but its lack of standard safety gear, sloppy handling, and low-grade fit and finish knock it out of contention. Read Full Review
Likes &
Dislikes

Likes:

  • Affordable, fuel-efficient base four-cylinder
  • Simple, straightforward instrument panel
  • Reputation for toughness and reliability
  • Strong resale value

Dislikes:

  • Hard, bouncy ride
  • Uncomfortable seats
  • Not very maneuverable
  • V-6 models are pricey

Likes:

  • Big enough for most truck tasks
  • Powerful V-8 as frugal as the V-6
  • Cargo-friendly cabin with wide-opening doors
  • Entertaining sound options

Dislikes:

  • Unsettled handling
  • Anti-lock brakes optional on base truck
  • Poor crash-test scores
  • Poor fit and finish
Crash Test Ratings
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