2007 Toyota Tacoma 4x2 Access Cab
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The basic midsize truck. It’s not the most muscular of vehicles, but is plenty sufficient for the tradesperson carrying small tools and materials to and from the jobsite. Rubber mats throughout will be appreciated, as will the composite lined box that resists dents and chips. A nicely appointed cabin with controls that are intelligently organized, good build quality, comfortable seats, and a quiet ride with good fuel economy characterize the four-cylinder Tacoma. As one of only two rear-wheel drive vehicles in the Truck King Challenge, it almost made it through the off-road course, finally getting snagged on a tree stump half way up the off-road hill. If the driver had managed to avoid the stump, the Tacoma likely would have equalled its four-wheel drive competition.

Technical Data: 2007 Toyota Tacoma 4×2 Access Cab

Base price $22,635
Options $4,320 (SR5 Power Package – includes power windows, doorlocks, mirors, 400 watt (115 v) cargo bed power outlet – $3,320; automatic transmission – $1,000; see toyota.ca for more details)
Freight $1,390
A/C tax $100
Price as tested $28,445
Engine 2.7-L 4-cylinder
Horsepower 159 @5,200 rpm
Torque 180 lb-ft @3,800 rpm
Transmission 4-speed automatic
Axle ratio 3.583
Transfer case N/A
Tires P215/70R15 all-season radials
Curb weight 1567 kg (3455 lbs)

GVWR 2200 kg (4850 lbs)

Payload capacity 567 kg (1,250 lbs
Max. trailer weight 1,587 kg (3,500 lbs)
Wheelbase 3246 mm (127.8 in.)
Length 5286 mm (208.1 in.)
Width 1835 mm (72.2 in.)
Height 1670 mm (65.7 in.)

Box length 1866 mm (73.5 in.)
Box width between wheel housings N/A
Rear load height N/A
Ground clearance 206 mm (8.1 in.)
Fuel consumption City: 12.7 L/100 km (22 mpg Imperial)
  Hwy: 9.7 L/100 km (29 mpg Imperial)
Fuel type Regular
Warranty 3 years/60,000 km
Powertrain Warranty 5 years/100,000 km
Assembly location Fremont, California

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