2012 Toyota Tacoma Regular Cab (M5) Truck Ratings, Prices, Trims, Summary | J.D. Power

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2012 Toyota Tacoma – Overview

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Overall Performance and Design 3.0

Reliability 3.0

Ratings data for all styles and trim levels a particular model family are when calculating the model’s Power Circle Rating.


What’s New for 2012:

Slightly redesigned exterior a redesigned hood, grille, upper and lower front fog lamps, headlamps, and antenna

interior with a new center panel design and a revised cluster, as well as a new steering

A redesigned center stack new air conditioner/heater controls and power locations

New interior trim and fabrics, all-weather flooring, and fabrics, depending on trim

New D-rings for added versatility

Exterior Features

The 2012 Tacoma is a midsize pickup in Regular Cab, Access and Double Cab body styles. alloy wheels are standard, larger wheels available on grades.

Interior Features

The Toyota Tacoma offers for up to 5 passengers. Base Tacoma for commercial use-are configured cloth upholstery, air conditioning, bedliner, and more. Higher levels include power power locks, upgraded and other upscale appointments.

Optional Features

Packages for the Toyota Tacoma include the TRD package with 16-inch wheels, heavy-duty suspension, rear differential, skid and other off-road equipment.

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Toyota Tacoma are fitted with one of two engines. The power plant is a 2.7-liter rated at 159 horsepower. The optional is a 4.0-liter V-6 rated at 236 horsepower. The models feature a 5-speed or a 4-speed automatic transmission, 6-cylinder models offer a manual or a 5-speed automatic.

Rear-wheel drive (2WD) is with 4-wheel drive optional.

Fuel Economy

EPA figures for the 2012 Toyota are:

Toyota Tacoma 2WD 2.7-liter 4-cylinder engine and transmission: 21/25 mpg (city/highway)

Tacoma 4WD with 4.0-liter V-6 and automatic transmission: 16/21 mpg


Standard safety of note on the 2012 Toyota include side curtain air for both rows of seats and head restraints for front In government crash tests, the Toyota Tacoma Double Cab a rating of 5 (out of 5) stars for crashes and a rating of 4 (out of 5) for rollover, according to the National Traffic Safety Administration but it was not assigned an overall rating.

In tests conducted by the Insurance for Highway Safety (IIHS), the received a #34;Good#34; rating-the highest-for frontal-offset and side-impact and rollover protection. The Tacoma a #34;Marginal#34; rating in the Institute’s strength tests.

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