2006 Toyota Tacoma Ratings

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Toyota Tacoma 2006
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    2006 Toyota Tacoma - (M5) 4x4 Access Cab

    Pros: Seat comfort

    Cons: Transmission

    Advice: Don't buy it...

    The 2.7 L engine is underpowered for use in a 4x4. The 5-speed manual transmission is the worst shifting transmission I've ever driven - feels like clutch not fully engaging. Suspension is nice for a truck, but had to upgrade to gas shocks. The truck comes with a plastic bed made in Mexico - need I say more... Overall, I'd wished I'd purchased something else! Oh, and each time I've contacted the dealer about a problem, I get ignored.

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    2006 Toyota Tacoma - V6 (A5) 4x4 Access Cab

    Pros: cd player

    Cons: wish it had tinted driver and passenger windows

    Advice: one of the best in its class,i think you will like the tacoma as much as i do

    The new 2006 toyota tacoma has great power,ride is like your driving a sports car,has one of the best sound systems i have ever heard in a stock system,all the controls are easy to use and are in good locations for the driver,over all i would buy this truck again.

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    2006 Toyota Tacoma - V6 (A5) 4x4 Access Cab

    Pros: The whole package! Just love doing a job on the big Dodge (430HP) trucks! The looks you get at the next light are great.

    Cons: Could use about 30 more HP and that's about it.

    Advice: If you get the TRD Sport you will need to put on new rubber as rear end will smoke the junk tires at every light

    @ 6800 miles and not one problem. Although, I did put on a set of AT tires that do a better job on and off the road than the OEM junk that came on the vehicle. Just some light off road so not sure how it will do in the heavy stuff?

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    2006 Toyota Tacoma - Base (M5) 4x2 Access Cab

    Pros: comfortable ride

    Cons: 4x4 open differential operation

    Advice: Undestand how 4x4 works

    5k miles and overall not bad BUT, got the 4x4 stuck in the snow which I thought was odd and THEN read about open differential 4x4 set up. If your doing serious off road or very slippery (ICE) conditions, pay attention to the drawbacks versus locking differential. Wished I had known before I bought. Also, doors require a little force to shut properly. Local dealer tells me that because the truck is pretty air tight. Not sure if iA buy that one. Speedometer reading faster than I'm actually going. Local dealer says it's off 3 mph and within tolerance. I believe it to be off more like somewhere between 8 - 10 mph.

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    2006 Toyota Tacoma - 4x2 Double-Cab Short Box

    Pros: horse power & looks

    Cons: tilt steering

    Advice: if you want eye candy this is the truck

    its faster than most v8 trucks trust me i tested it .

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    2006 Toyota Tacoma - V6 (A5) 4x4 Access Cab

    Pros: Cab is very roomy

    Cons: a lot of road noise at highway speeds

    Advice: compared to other trucks it is ahead of the game

    Test drove very well

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    2006 Toyota Tacoma - 4x2 Double-Cab Short Box

    Pros: Gas milage and style

    Cons: The colors to pick from.

    Advice: Buy it you won't go wrong

    2006 Tacoma PreRunner has got to be the best of it's class. not only dose it look good but it feels and handles as good as it looks. If your looking fo a V6 with performance that wont cut a hole in your pocket for gas, get the Toyota Double cab PreRunner.