'Toyota TRDPro' Kit Is Pretty Much A New Grille, But It Looks Cool

Toyota's TRDPro Tundra, Tacoma, and 4Runner trucks just strutted their stuff on Toyota's Chicago Auto Show test track. Despite rumors that this was going to be Toyota's truck to challenge Raptor, that "stuff" is basically a cool FJ40-style grille badge and a few small tweaks. » 2/06/14 11:06am 2/06/14 11:06am

What car would you realistically trade your current daily driver for?

What if you could trade the vehicle you drive every day for absolutely any vehicle in the entire world? Before you figure out where you are going to keep your (insert dream car here), even in this extremely hypothetical situation there is a catch—you have to use your new vehicle to do absolutely everything you… » 10/08/11 5:00pm 10/08/11 5:00pm

2009 Toyota Tacoma To Get Better Fiddle, Argent-Painted Grille

The Toyota Tacoma has played second fiddle to darn near everybody for its entire life. Early on it was the domestics, now its the full size Toyota Tundra. That doesn't mean its standing still as far as updates go. We managed to find this dealer product brief buried within the Toyota Nation forums cataloging, detailing… » 5/16/08 4:40pm 5/16/08 4:40pm

Rusty Toyota Tacoma? Toyota May Buy Back Your Truck For 150% The Value

It wasn't too long ago that Toyota announced they were going to extend the rust-perforation warranty on about 813,000 model-year 1995 to 2000 Tacoma pickups due to serious issues with corrosion of the frame in certain areas. This means that you could add 15 years onto the model year and, if you had problems, take it in … » 4/07/08 2:45pm 4/07/08 2:45pm

Not Quite "Good To Go" for Tacoma Toll Users

Transit officials in Tacoma thought they were at the forefront of technology when they initiated the unfortunately named "Good To Go" electronic toll system on one of their bridges. Turns out they're actually on the forefront of annoying people. Instead of the system automatically deducting the toll amount from their… » 11/02/07 12:15pm 11/02/07 12:15pm

Toyota Tacoma Goes Geek, Spends Time In World Of Warcraft


So we hear this "World of Warcraft" thing is kinda a big deal. Since cars n' trucks haven't really hit any kind of critical intersection with paladins and gnomes, we'd never really been all that interested. Until today when we saw this commercial for the new Toyota Tacoma pickup truck got us screaming "Did you see me lay … » 10/08/07 10:00am 10/08/07 10:00am

Toyota And Nissan To Delay Heavy Duty Trucks; GM, Ford And Dodge Can…


Gee, and we always thought that the "HD" meant "high definition." Man, how wrong were we? It actually stands for "Heavy Duty" or "Professional Grade" or whatever each company calls their big ol' trucks for construction sites and other mud n' dirt needs. Heavy Duty's different than most other pickups offered by automakers,… » 9/25/06 3:16pm 9/25/06 3:16pm

Toyota Drops A Big And Heavy 2007 Tundra Full-Size On Dealers And…



Toyota today unveiled the all-new 2007 Tundra full-size (as opposed to kiddie size?) pickup truck at a press conference at the new Toyota Technical Center in Ann Arbor, MI. With an overall length of 209.8 inches for the standard bed and 228.7 inches for the long bed, this is one big-ass truck — bigger than last… » 9/18/06 4:03pm 9/18/06 4:03pm

Big Three Getting Toasted On The West Coast For Fuel Economy, But…


Automotive News today is reporting some interesting numbers from the folks at RL Polk & Co. — during the first half of the year, the domestic brands on sale out in sunny Caly-fohr-nya accounted for only 31.4% of the state's retail registrations. Just as importantly, Toyota, the brand from the land of the rising sun,… » 8/21/06 12:58pm 8/21/06 12:58pm