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Pros: 6 speed manual transmission
Cons: Gas mileage for the 6-spd man. V-6 is about the same as the V-8 Auto
Advice: Great Truck, watch for the best pricePreviously drove a 1994 Ford Probe. Feels awesome to be so high off the ground. Comfortable ride (drove 1100 miles from Houston to Phoenix) without complaint. Down shifting into 1st while rolling when the light turns green isn't as smooth as in other manual transmission vehicles. Other than that, I can't find anything wrong, purchased this truck with no regrets.
Pros: The quiet and responsive handling.
Cons: The glove box could be larger and the flop down armrest should have some support so that it doesn't rest directly on the seat.
Advice: See if the dealer will toss in a bed liner after you make a final deal. It worked for me.Rides like a luxury car, works like the truck you need. The first thing you notice is the quiet comfortable ride that feels as if you are in a large luxury car. When called upon the full size Tundra will perform as well if not better than any of its full size pick-up competitors. The access cab model is perfect if you are not using the back seat on a daily basis. If you use or need a back seat daily get the double cab. The two separate storage space under the rear seat are limited but you are in a pick up truck, you should be able to find room. The 2005 Tundra has hit the road running and has the approval of each of its owners and the outstanding resale value of the Tundra speaks for itself. Insurance companies appreciate the Tundra for its proven safety record. I’ve purchased many new vehicles in my 50+ years and recommend the 2005 Tundra for both its quality and its performance as a full size pick-up.
Pros: Interior comfort and rear window.
Cons: Getting used to backing up. The bed is high and deep, so it's hard to see over it.
Advice: Deal hard. Toyota wants to put more of these on the road, and will bargain to do so.A break from the typical boxy behemoth styling, the sleak design is what attracted me. This is my fourth Toyota so I was already fully aware of the dependability factor. I had already decided on the double cab for room and on the 4wd model, so all I needed was a test drive. And the test drive is what sold me. I've now put 3500 miles on my 2005 Tundra DCab 4X4 SR5, and couldn't be happier with my decision. This truck drives like a Cadillac (for lack of a better comparison), smooth, refined, powerful, quiet and stylish. I've yet to be in a situation where I wanted for anything else. It has plenty of room for a family of 5, plenty of power for hauling a load or just hauling a.. down the road, and I'm stil discovering more and more standard options that I didn't know it had. I would have no trouble recommending this truck to anybody.
Pros: Has all the classy stuff
Cons: The gauges should should show numbers instead of a needle level
Advice: just do itVery nice truck. Very strong motor.
Pros: Very comfortable seats
Cons: the volume knob on the radio ( too short and small....easy to shut off radio when adjusting the volume)
Advice: if you are looking for a great quality mid size truck for the buck, this is it...Smooth ride, great traction, good handling for a mid size truck......
Pros: The speed control has memory now.....not like the 2003 I owned
Cons: The way the window controls for the driver is hamperd by the door pull handle
Advice: Its a great truckThe ride is great....