Here's Your First Peek At The Next Toyota Hilux, Which Is Not A Tacoma

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2016 Toyota Tacoma: Everything We Know

The 2016 Toyota Tacoma has been dispatched to stop the company's mid-size truck market share from being lost to GM, who now offer many variations of a comparably sized pickup (the Chevy Colorado and GMC Canyon). Here's what we know about the new Taco before it bows in Detroit this month. » 1/06/15 10:00am 1/06/15 10:00am

Here's The Brand New Front End Of The 2016 Toyota Tacoma

The 2016 Toyota Tacoma will be completely redesigned from tip to tailgate. We've seen the rear is getting a little more chiseled to take after the bigger Tundra, now it seems the grille's gone trapezoidal and the headlights are getting tighter. » 12/17/14 12:49pm 12/17/14 12:49pm

Brand New 2016 Toyota Tacoma Looks A Lot Like The Tundra From Here

The 2016 Toyota Tacoma has been promised as an "all-new" mid-sized truck to finally replace the current rendition we've lived with for almost a decade. From the one photo the company has released so far, the new Taco sure looks like its big stablemate the Tundra to me. » 12/10/14 3:37pm 12/10/14 3:37pm

​How To Drive Off-Road

Driving a truck off-road is the second most fun thing you'll ever do. After riding a motorcycle off-road, of course. Here's how you can start doing it, even if you don't currently drive the world's most capable vehicle.
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Toyota Recalls 261,114 Tacomas, RAV4s, and Lexus RX350s Built In 2012

Toyota just issued a brake-related recall on the 2012 RAV4, 2012-2013 Tacoma, and 2012-2013 Lexus RX350. Looks like a buildup of oxide film in a brake actuator terminal can render Vehicle Stability Control, Traction Control, and ABS inoperative. » 2/14/14 12:15pm 2/14/14 12:15pm

'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 11:00am 2/06/14 11:00am

Watch a teen save his school bus after driver dozes off

High school senior Emmanuel Williams and 24 other students were riding a school bus in Tacoma, Washington earlier this week, when the bus began to swerve ominously. Williams jumped up, found the driver nodding off and woke him up, preventing a tragedy on a busy interstate highway. » 12/09/11 1:30pm 12/09/11 1:30pm

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

The 2012 Toyota Tacoma: Is this it?

Remember small(ish) pickup trucks? Remember the Toyota Tacoma? Well this is very likely the 2012 model, due in October, by way of a leaked video retrieved by PickupTrucks.com. Note the new front end, harmonizing it with the latest, fifth-generation 4Runner. » 8/17/11 2:00pm 8/17/11 2:00pm

Toyota Bought Back Cars That Accelerated Unintentionally

Toyota bought back at least two cars in 2009 after dealer technicians reported unintended acceleration that couldn't be diagnosed, according to new filings in a class-action lawsuit. » 10/29/10 9:30am 10/29/10 9:30am

Toyota Internal Documents Brag of Saving $100M by Negotiating "Limited"…

In documents turned over to Congress, Toyota brags it saved $100 million negotiating with regulators for a "limited" recall of 2007 Toyota Camrys for sudden acceleration, the same problem that's prompted it to recall millions of cars. Good work, guys! » 2/22/10 8:30am 2/22/10 8:30am

Toyota's Gullwing Door Monster XBOX Halo Warthog Pickup Truck Concept

What happens when you combine a Toyota pickup with four XBOX systems, a Warthog from Halo and a Monster energy drink dispenser? You get Toyota's Tacoma All-Terrain Gamer (ATG) concept, the SEMA award-winner for greatest number of marketing gimmicks. » 11/02/09 7:45pm 11/02/09 7:45pm

How To Stop Your Toyota Floor Mats From Killing You

Concerned your Toyota floor mat may kill you? Us too. Luckily, Toyota's provided this handy guide for what to do if you think your Toyota/Lexus is part of the recall. Click "more" to avoid a fiery death. » 9/30/09 3:45pm 9/30/09 3:45pm

Toyota Truck Owners Clamoring For Recall Over Dangerously Rusted Frames

Apparently the historical anecdotal rust problem with Toyota trucks is rearing its ugly head again, as owners of early decade Tundras and Tacomas are lodging complaints with NHTSA over rusted and dangerously deteriorating frames. » 4/30/09 3:30pm 4/30/09 3:30pm

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… » 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… » 10/08/07 10:00am 10/08/07 10:00am