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  • 2011 Toyota Tacoma

    #3 in 2011 Compact Pickup Trucks

  • 2011 Nissan Frontier

    #2 in 2011 Compact Pickup Trucks

  • 2011 Ram Dakota

    #5 in 2011 Compact Pickup Trucks

  • Prices

    • MSRP
    • $16,365
    • $18,200
    • $23,210
    • Avg. Paid
    • $8,928
    • $7,775
    • $9,425

    U.S. News Scores

    • Overall
    • 7.8 /10
    • 8.3 /10
    • 7.5 /10
    • Critics' Rating
    • 9.6 /10
    • 9.1 /10
    • 7.7 /10
    • Performance
    • 8.3 /10
    • 8.8 /10
    • 7.7 /10
    • Interior
    • 8.1 /10
    • 7.6 /10
    • 7.3 /10
    • Cost to Own
    • 9.0 /10
    • 8.9 /10
    • 9.0 /10
    • Safety
    • 8.3 /10
    • 9.5 /10
    • N/A
    • Reliability
    • 2.0 /5
    • 3.0 /5
    • 3.0 /5

    Pros & Cons

    • Pros
      • Strong available V6
      • High-quality interior
      • Strong engines
      • Good safety scores
      • Poised handling
      • Strong available V8
    • Cons
      • Front seats too low for optimal comfort
      • Some cheap interior materials
      • Low-rent interior
      • Lackluster base engine

    General Specs

    • Transmission
    • Manual
    • Manual
    • Automatic
    • Drivetrain
    • Rear Wheel Drive
    • Rear Wheel Drive
    • Rear Wheel Drive
    • Fuel/Engine
    • Gas I4 2.7L/164
    • Gas 4-cyl 2.5L/- TBD -
    • Gas V6 3.7L/226
    • MPG
    • 21 City / 25 Hwy
    • 19 City / 23 Hwy
    • 15 City / 20 Hwy

    Exterior

    Body
    • Body Style
    • Regular Cab
    • King Cab
    • Extended Cab 6'6" Bed
    Dimensions
    • Wheelbase (in.)
    • 109.4
    • 125.9
    • 131.3
    • Width, Max w/o mirrors (in.)
    • 72.2
    • 72.8
    • 71.7
    • Height, Overall (in.)
    • 65.8
    • 68.7
    • 68.6
    Doors & Windows
    • Third Passenger Door
    •  
    • Standard
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    • Fourth Passenger Door
    •  
    • Standard
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    • Privacy Glass
    •  
    •  
    • Standard
    • Sliding Rear Window
    • Optional
    •  
    •  
    Exterior Features
    • Bed Liner
    • Optional
    •  
    •  
    • Running Boards
    • Optional
    •  
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    Tires & Wheels
    • Tires - Front All-Season
    • Standard
    • Standard
    •  
    • Tires - Front On/Off Road
    •  
    •  
    • Standard
    • Tires - Rear All-Season
    • Standard
    • Standard
    •  
    • Tires - Rear On/Off Road
    •  
    •  
    • Standard
    • Full Size Spare Tire
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Tire Pressure Monitoring System
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Aluminum Wheels
    •  
    •  
    • Optional
    • Steel Wheels
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Standard
    Towing
    • Trailer Hitch Receiver
    • Optional
    •  
    •  
    ADVERTISEMENT – CONTINUE READING BELOW

    Interior

    Convenience & Comfort
    • Auxiliary Pwr Outlet
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Fog Lamps
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    •  
    • Standard
    • Front Reading Lamps
    •  
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    • Standard
    • Adjustable Steering Wheel
    • Standard
    •  
    • Standard
    • Intermittent Wipers
    •  
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Variable Speed Intermittent Wipers
    •  
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Passenger Vanity Mirror
    • Standard
    •  
    • Standard
    • Power Steering
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Standard
    Dimensions
    • Passenger Capacity
    • 3
    • 4
    • 4
    • Front Head Room (in.)
    • 40.0
    • 39.7
    • 39.6
    • Front Leg Room (in.)
    • 41.3
    • 42.4
    • 41.9
    • Front Shoulder Room (in.)
    • 58.1
    • 58.3
    • 57.7
    • Front Hip Room (in.)
    • 53.6
    • 55.8
    • 54.9
    • Second Head Room (in.)
    •  
    • 38.3
    • 36.5
    • Second Leg Room (in.)
    •  
    • 25.4
    • 32.1
    • Second Shoulder Room (in.)
    •  
    • 54.9
    • 57.4
    • Second Hip Room (in.)
    •  
    • 55.0
    • 56.9
    • Cargo Volume (cu. ft.)
    • - TBD -
    • 33.5
    • 46.6
    • Ext'd Cab Cargo Volume (cu. ft.)
    • - TBD -
    • 30.9
    • 30.0
    Entertainment
    • AM/FM Stereo
    • Standard
    • Optional
    • Standard
    • Auxiliary Audio Input
    • Standard
    •  
    • Standard
    • CD Player
    • Standard
    • Optional
    • Standard
    • MP3 Player
    • Standard
    •  
    • Standard
    Heating & Cooling
    • A/C
    • Standard
    • Optional
    • Standard
    Seats
    • Cloth Seats
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Pass-Through Rear Seat
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    • Standard
    • 2nd Row Bench Seat
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    • Standard
    • Fixed Bench Seat
    • Standard
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    • Bucket Seats
    •  
    • Standard
    • Standard
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    Safety

    Airbags
    • Driver Air Bag
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Passenger Air Bag
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Front Head Air Bag
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Rear Head Air Bag
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Front Side Air Bag
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Standard
    Brakes
    • 4-Wheel ABS
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • 4-Wheel Disc Brakes
    •  
    • Standard
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    • Front Disc/Rear Drum Brakes
    • Standard
    •  
    • Standard
    Safety Features
    • Brake Assist
    • Standard
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    • Electronic Stability Control
    • Standard
    •  
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    • Daytime Running Lights
    • Optional
    •  
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    • Child Safety Locks
    •  
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    • Standard
    • Traction Control
    • Standard
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    ADVERTISEMENT – CONTINUE READING BELOW

    Mechanical

    Engine & Performance
    • Locking Rear Differential
    • Standard
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    • Rear Wheel Drive
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • 4 Cylinder Engine
    • Standard
    • Standard
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    • V6 Cylinder Engine
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    • Standard
    • Engine Type
    • Gas I4
    • Gas 4-cyl
    • Gas V6
    • Displacement
    • 2.7L/164
    • 2.5L/- TBD -
    • 3.7L/226
    • Horsepower (Net @ RPM)
    • 159 @ 5200
    • 152 @ 5200
    • 210 @ 5200
    • Torque (Net @ RPM)
    • 180 @ 3800
    • 171 @ 4400
    • 235 @ 4000
    • Transmission
    • Manual w/OD
    • Manual
    • Automatic
    • Turning diameter
    • 36.7
    • 43.4
    • 44.0
    Fuel
    • Gasoline Fuel
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
    • 21
    • 19
    • 15
    • EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
    • 25
    • 23
    • 20
    • Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal.)
    • 21.0
    • 21.1
    • 22.0
    Suspension
    • Suspension Type - Front
    • Double-Wishbone
    • Double Wishbone
    • Upper/Lower "A" Arms
    • Suspension Type - Rear
    • Leaf-Spring
    • Multi-Leaf
    • Live Axle
    Transmission
    • Automatic
    •  
    •  
    • Standard
    • 4-Speed Automatic
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    • Standard
    • Manual
    • Standard
    • Standard
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    • 5-Speed Manual
    • Standard
    • Standard
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