2012 Toyota Tacoma

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$17,125-$28,085
$16,215-$26,019
17 CITY / 21 HWY
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Overview

What's New for 2012:
  • Slightly redesigned exterior with a redesigned hood, grille, headlamps, upper and lower front bumper, fog lamps, headlamps, and antenna
  • Upgraded interior with a new center instrument panel design and a revised gauge cluster, as well as a new steering wheel
  • A redesigned center stack adds new air conditioner/heater controls and power point locations
  • New interior trim and seat fabrics, all-weather flooring, and water-resistant fabrics, depending on trim level
  • New D-rings for added versatility

Exterior Features
The 2012 Toyota Tacoma is a midsize pickup offered in Regular Cab, Access Cab, and Double Cab body styles. Fifteen-inch alloy wheels are standard, with larger wheels available on higher grades.

Interior Features
The 2012 Toyota Tacoma offers seating for up to 5 passengers. Base Tacoma models-designed for commercial use-are configured with cloth upholstery, air conditioning, composite bedliner, and more. Higher trim levels include power windows, power locks, upgraded upholstery, and other upscale appointments.

Optional Features
Packages for the 2012 Toyota Tacoma include the TRD Off-Road package with 16-inch alloy wheels, heavy-duty suspension, locking rear differential, skid plates, and other off-road equipment.

Under the Hood
Toyota Tacoma models are fitted with one of two engines. The standard power plant is a 2.7-liter 4-cylinder rated at 159 horsepower. The optional engine is a 4.0-liter V-6 rated at 236 horsepower. The 4-cylinder models feature a 5-speed manual or a 4-speed automatic transmission, while 6-cylinder models offer a 6-speed manual or a 5-speed automatic. Rear-wheel drive (2WD) is standard, with 4-wheel drive (4WD) optional.

Fuel Economy
EPA fuel-economy figures for the 2012 Toyota Tacoma are:
  • Toyota Tacoma 2WD with 2.7-liter 4-cylinder engine and manual transmission: 21/25 mpg (city/highway)
  • Toyota Tacoma 4WD with 4.0-liter V-6 engine and automatic transmission: 16/21 mpg (city/highway)

Safety
Standard safety features of note on the 2012 Toyota Tacoma include side curtain air bags for both rows of seats and active head restraints for front passengers. In government crash tests, the 2012 Toyota Tacoma Double Cab received a rating of 5 (out of 5) stars for side crashes and a rating of 4 (out of 5) stars for rollover, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), but it was not assigned an overall rating. In tests conducted by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS), the Tacoma received a \"Good\" rating-the Institute's highest-for frontal-offset and side-impact crashes and rollover protection. The Tacoma earned a \"Marginal\" rating in the Institute's roof strength tests.

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  • Name 2WD Reg Cab I4 MT (Natl) Transmission Manual MSRP 17125.00 Engine 2.7L/164 City/Hwy MPG 21/25
  • Name 2WD Reg Cab I4 MT (GS) Transmission Manual MSRP 17125.00 Engine 2.7L/164 City/Hwy MPG 21/25
  • Name 2WD Reg Cab I4 MT (SE) Transmission Manual MSRP 17125.00 Engine 2.7L/164 City/Hwy MPG 21/25
  • Name 2WD Reg Cab I4 AT (Natl) Transmission Automatic MSRP 18025.00 Engine 2.7L/164 City/Hwy MPG 19/24
  • Name 2WD Reg Cab I4 AT (GS) Transmission Automatic MSRP 18025.00 Engine 2.7L/164 City/Hwy MPG 19/24
  • Name 2WD Reg Cab I4 AT (SE) Transmission Automatic MSRP 18025.00 Engine 2.7L/164 City/Hwy MPG 19/24
  • Name 2WD Access Cab I4 MT (Natl) Transmission Manual MSRP 19915.00 Engine 2.7L/164 City/Hwy MPG 21/25
  • Name 2WD Access Cab I4 MT (GS) Transmission Manual MSRP 19915.00 Engine 2.7L/164 City/Hwy MPG 21/25
  • Name 2WD Access Cab I4 MT (SE) Transmission Manual MSRP 19915.00 Engine 2.7L/164 City/Hwy MPG 21/25
  • Name 2WD Access Cab I4 AT (Natl) Transmission Automatic MSRP 20815.00 Engine 2.7L/164 City/Hwy MPG 19/24
  • Name 2WD Access Cab I4 AT (GS) Transmission Automatic MSRP 20815.00 Engine 2.7L/164 City/Hwy MPG 19/24
  • Name 2WD Access Cab I4 AT (SE) Transmission Automatic MSRP 20815.00 Engine 2.7L/164 City/Hwy MPG 19/24
  • Name PreRunner (2WD Access Cab I4 AT (Natl)) Transmission Automatic MSRP 21575.00 Engine 2.7L/164 City/Hwy MPG 19/24
  • Name PreRunner (2WD Access Cab I4 AT (GS)) Transmission Automatic MSRP 21575.00 Engine 2.7L/164 City/Hwy MPG 19/24
  • Name PreRunner (2WD Access Cab I4 AT (SE)) Transmission Automatic MSRP 21575.00 Engine 2.7L/164 City/Hwy MPG 19/24
  • Name X-Runner (2WD Access Cab V6 MT (Natl)) Transmission Manual MSRP 26630.00 Engine 4.0L/241 City/Hwy MPG 16/21
  • Name X-Runner (2WD Access Cab V6 MT (GS)) Transmission Manual MSRP 26630.00 Engine 4.0L/241 City/Hwy MPG 16/21
  • Name X-Runner (2WD Access Cab V6 MT (SE)) Transmission Manual MSRP 26630.00 Engine 4.0L/241 City/Hwy MPG 16/21
  • Name PreRunner (2WD Access Cab V6 AT (Natl)) Transmission Automatic MSRP 23010.00 Engine 4.0L/241 City/Hwy MPG 17/21
  • Name PreRunner (2WD Access Cab V6 AT (GS)) Transmission Automatic MSRP 23010.00 Engine 4.0L/241 City/Hwy MPG 17/21
  • Name PreRunner (2WD Access Cab V6 AT (SE)) Transmission Automatic MSRP 23010.00 Engine 4.0L/241 City/Hwy MPG 17/21
  • Name 2WD Double Cab I4 AT (Natl) Transmission Automatic MSRP 22425.00 Engine 2.7L/164 City/Hwy MPG 19/24
  • Name 2WD Double Cab I4 AT (GS) Transmission Automatic MSRP 22425.00 Engine 2.7L/164 City/Hwy MPG 19/24
  • Name 2WD Double Cab I4 AT (SE) Transmission Automatic MSRP 22425.00 Engine 2.7L/164 City/Hwy MPG 19/24
  • Name PreRunner (2WD Double Cab I4 AT (Natl)) Transmission Automatic MSRP 23075.00 Engine 2.7L/164 City/Hwy MPG 19/24
  • Name PreRunner (2WD Double Cab I4 AT (GS)) Transmission Automatic MSRP 23075.00 Engine 2.7L/164 City/Hwy MPG 19/24
  • Name PreRunner (2WD Double Cab I4 AT (SE)) Transmission Automatic MSRP 23075.00 Engine 2.7L/164 City/Hwy MPG 19/24
  • Name PreRunner (2WD Double Cab V6 AT (Natl)) Transmission Automatic MSRP 24510.00 Engine 4.0L/241 City/Hwy MPG 17/21
  • Name PreRunner (2WD Double Cab V6 AT (GS)) Transmission Automatic MSRP 24510.00 Engine 4.0L/241 City/Hwy MPG 17/21
  • Name PreRunner (2WD Double Cab V6 AT (SE)) Transmission Automatic MSRP 24510.00 Engine 4.0L/241 City/Hwy MPG 17/21
  • Name PreRunner (2WD Double Cab LB V6 AT (Natl)) Transmission Automatic MSRP 25010.00 Engine 4.0L/241 City/Hwy MPG 17/21
  • Name PreRunner (2WD Double Cab LB V6 AT (GS)) Transmission Automatic MSRP 25010.00 Engine 4.0L/241 City/Hwy MPG 17/21
  • Name PreRunner (2WD Double Cab LB V6 AT (SE)) Transmission Automatic MSRP 25010.00 Engine 4.0L/241 City/Hwy MPG 17/21
  • Name 4WD Reg Cab I4 MT (Natl) Transmission Manual MSRP 20975.00 Engine 2.7L/164 City/Hwy MPG 18/20
  • Name 4WD Reg Cab I4 MT (GS) Transmission Manual MSRP 20975.00 Engine 2.7L/164 City/Hwy MPG 18/20
  • Name 4WD Reg Cab I4 MT (SE) Transmission Manual MSRP 20975.00 Engine 2.7L/164 City/Hwy MPG 18/20
  • Name 4WD Reg Cab I4 AT (Natl) Transmission Automatic MSRP 22105.00 Engine 2.7L/164 City/Hwy MPG 18/21
  • Name 4WD Reg Cab I4 AT (GS) Transmission Automatic MSRP 22105.00 Engine 2.7L/164 City/Hwy MPG 18/21
  • Name 4WD Reg Cab I4 AT (SE) Transmission Automatic MSRP 22105.00 Engine 2.7L/164 City/Hwy MPG 18/21
  • Name 4WD Access Cab I4 MT (Natl) Transmission Manual MSRP 23750.00 Engine 2.7L/164 City/Hwy MPG 18/20
  • Name 4WD Access Cab I4 MT (GS) Transmission Manual MSRP 23750.00 Engine 2.7L/164 City/Hwy MPG 18/20
  • Name 4WD Access Cab I4 MT (SE) Transmission Manual MSRP 23750.00 Engine 2.7L/164 City/Hwy MPG 18/20
  • Name 4WD Access Cab I4 AT (Natl) Transmission Automatic MSRP 24650.00 Engine 2.7L/164 City/Hwy MPG 18/21
  • Name 4WD Access Cab I4 AT (GS) Transmission Automatic MSRP 24650.00 Engine 2.7L/164 City/Hwy MPG 18/21
  • Name 4WD Access Cab I4 AT (SE) Transmission Automatic MSRP 24650.00 Engine 2.7L/164 City/Hwy MPG 18/21
  • Name 4WD Access Cab V6 MT (Natl) Transmission Manual MSRP 25305.00 Engine 4.0L/241 City/Hwy MPG 15/19
  • Name 4WD Access Cab V6 MT (GS) Transmission Manual MSRP 25305.00 Engine 4.0L/241 City/Hwy MPG 15/19
  • Name 4WD Access Cab V6 MT (SE) Transmission Manual MSRP 25305.00 Engine 4.0L/241 City/Hwy MPG 15/19
  • Name 4WD Access Cab V6 AT (Natl) Transmission Automatic MSRP 26185.00 Engine 4.0L/241 City/Hwy MPG 16/21
  • Name 4WD Access Cab V6 AT (GS) Transmission Automatic MSRP 26185.00 Engine 4.0L/241 City/Hwy MPG 16/21
  • Name 4WD Access Cab V6 AT (SE) Transmission Automatic MSRP 26185.00 Engine 4.0L/241 City/Hwy MPG 16/21
  • Name 4WD Double Cab V6 MT (Natl) Transmission Manual MSRP 26705.00 Engine 4.0L/241 City/Hwy MPG 15/19
  • Name 4WD Double Cab V6 MT (GS) Transmission Manual MSRP 26705.00 Engine 4.0L/241 City/Hwy MPG 15/19
  • Name 4WD Double Cab V6 MT (SE) Transmission Manual MSRP 26705.00 Engine 4.0L/241 City/Hwy MPG 15/19
  • Name 4WD Double Cab V6 AT (Natl) Transmission Automatic MSRP 27585.00 Engine 4.0L/241 City/Hwy MPG 16/21
  • Name 4WD Double Cab V6 AT (GS) Transmission Automatic MSRP 27585.00 Engine 4.0L/241 City/Hwy MPG 16/21
  • Name 4WD Double Cab V6 AT (SE) Transmission Automatic MSRP 27585.00 Engine 4.0L/241 City/Hwy MPG 16/21
  • Name 4WD Double Cab LB V6 AT (Natl) Transmission Automatic MSRP 28085.00 Engine 4.0L/241 City/Hwy MPG 16/21
  • Name 4WD Double Cab LB V6 AT (GS) Transmission Automatic MSRP 28085.00 Engine 4.0L/241 City/Hwy MPG 16/21
  • Name 4WD Double Cab LB V6 AT (SE) Transmission Automatic MSRP 28085.00 Engine 4.0L/241 City/Hwy MPG 16/21
INTERIOR
  • Front cloth-trimmed tilt-forward 4-way adjustable bench seat w/active headrests
  • (2) front cup holders
  • Full carpeting
  • Tilt & telescopic steering wheel
  • Gauges -inc: LCD display, tachometer, coolant temp, fuel level, tripmeter, digital clock
  • Air conditioning
  • Dual 12V aux pwr outlets
  • Sun visors w/passenger vanity mirror
  • (5) cup holders & bottle holders
  • Fabric-trimmed front bucket seats -inc: 4-way adjustable driver & front passenger seats, passenger fold-flat seat, active headrests
  • Fold-up rear seats w/underseat storage
  • Center console -inc: covered armrest, storage compartment
  • Pwr windows
  • Pwr door locks
  • Overhead console -inc: maplights, sunglasses storage
  • Sun visors w/front passenger vanity mirror
  • Front sport seats -inc: sport fabric trim, 4-way adjustable front seats, driver pwr lumbar support, active headrests
  • Leather-wrapped steering wheel w/audio controls
  • Gauges -inc: LCD display, tachometer, coolant temp, fuel level, tripmeter, digital clock, compass, exterior temp
  • Cruise control
  • Remote keyless entry system
  • Engine immobilizer
  • Auto-dimming rearview mirror
  • Sun visors w/sliding extensions & vanity mirrors
  • Leather-wrapped shift lever
  • Front sport seats -inc: sport fabric trim, 4-way adjustable front seats, driver pwr lumbar support, front passenger fold flat seat, active headrests
  • 60/40 split rear bench seat w/adjustable headrests, underseat storage
  • Rear bulkhead storage
  • Fabric-trimmed front bucket seats -inc: 4-way adjustable driver & passenger seats, passenger fold-flat seat, active headrests
EXTERIOR
  • 15" styled steel wheels
  • P215/70R15 all-season tires
  • Full-size spare tire
  • Rear mudguards
  • Black grille insert & argent surround
  • Black bumpers, mirrors & door handles
  • Multi-reflector halogen headlamps
  • 2-speed windshield wipers
  • Fiber-reinforced sheet-molded composite bed -inc: steel outer panels, storage compartments, rail caps, removable tailgate
  • Deck rail system w/(4) adjustable tie-down cleats
  • (4) fixed cargo bed tie-down points
  • Dual rear-hinged access doors
  • 16" styled steel wheels
  • P245/75R16 mud & snow tires
  • Front & rear mudguards
  • Black bumpers, mirrors, door handles & overfenders
  • 18" alloy wheels
  • P255/45R18 Bridgestone Potenza tires
  • Color-keyed hood scoop
  • Color-keyed grille
  • Color-keyed bumpers, mirrors, overfenders, door handles & body kit
  • Fog lamps
  • Pwr mirrors
  • Variable speed windshield wipers
  • Sliding rear window w/privacy glass
  • 115V/400-watt deck-mounted pwr outlet
MECHANICAL
  • 2.7L DOHC EFI 16-valve I4 VVT-i engine
  • 5-speed manual transmission
  • Automatic rear limited slip differential
  • Rear wheel drive
  • 1-piece frame rails w/(8) cross members & fully boxed front sub-frame
  • Coil-spring double-wishbone front suspension
  • Rear leaf-spring suspension w/staggered outboard-mounted gas shock absorbers
  • Front & rear stabilizer bars
  • Variable-assist pwr rack & pinion steering
  • 4-wheel anti-lock brakes
  • Pwr ventilated front disc & rear drum w/rear tandem booster brakes
  • 4-speed electronically controlled automatic transmission w/(ECT-i)
  • Engine & front skid plates
  • 4.0L DOHC EFI 24-valve V6 VVT-i engine
  • 6-speed manual transmission
  • Coil-spring double-wishbone front suspension -inc: X-brace tuned suspension, gas-filled Bilstein shock absorbers
  • Rear leaf-spring suspension w/X-brace tuned suspension, gas-filled Bilstein shock absorbers
  • 5-speed electronically controlled automatic transmission w/(ECT-i)
  • 2-speed electronically controlled transfer case
  • Automatic limited slip differential
  • 4WDemand part-time 4-wheel drive
PACKAGE
    SAFETY
    • Brake assist
    • Electronic brake-force distribution
    • Vehicle stability control
    • Active traction control
    • Side-door impact door beams
    • Driver & passenger advanced airbags
    • Driver & passenger seat-mounted side airbags
    • Front & rear side curtain airbags
    • 3-point seat belts w/emergency locking retractor at all seating positions -inc: front seat belt pretensioners, force limiters & adjustable shoulder anchors, automatic/emergency locking retractor for passenger
    • LATCH top tether anchors for passenger & center seats
    • Tire pressure monitor system
    • Driver & front passenger advanced airbags w/passenger airbag cut-off switch
    • Driver & front passenger seat-mounted side airbags
    • 3-point seat belts w/emergency locking retractor at all seating positions -inc: front seat belt pretensioners, force limiters & adjustable shoulder anchors, automatic/emergency locking retractor for front passenger & rear seat belts
    • LATCH lower & top tether anchors for front & rear passenger seats
    • Backup camera w/integrated backup monitor
    • LATCH lower & top tether anchors for front passenger seat & all rear seats
    • Rear door child safety locks
    • Clutch start-cancel switch
    • LATCH lower & top tether anchors for passenger & center seats
    • LATCH lower & top tether anchors for passenger
    ENTERTAINMENT
    • AM/FM stereo w/CD/MP3/WMA player -inc: (4) speakers, SiriusXM satellite radio w/90 days subscription, aux audio jack
    • AM/FM stereo w/CD/MP3/WMA player -inc: (6) speakers, SiriusXM satellite radio w/90 days subscription, aux audio jack
    • AM/FM stereo w/CD/MP3/WMA player -inc: aux audio input jack, SiriusXM satellite radio w/90 days subscription, Bluetooth, USB port, (6) speakers, subwoofer
    • AM/FM stereo w/CD/MP3/WMA player -inc: aux audio input jack, SiriusXM satellite radio w/90 days subscription, Bluetooth, USB port, (6) speakers

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