These used Toyota Tacoma trucks are the best yet. They check just about every box – they tow up to 6,800 pounds, coast over rugged terrain, and offer spacious cabin options. Choose between the extended Access Cab and bigger Double Cab. Both provide excellent backseat space. The Double is actually a crew cab – perfect for families on the go. The roomier Double Cab also offers additional configurations: it comes with either the short wheelbase and bed or the long version of both. The Access Cab comes with the short wheelbase and long bed.
When it comes to power, these used Toyota Tacoma models impress with their potent engine options and modern fuel economy. For the best of both worlds, look for two-wheel-drive models with the V6 engine, which earn 19 city/24 highway mpg. The Tacoma’s 3.5-liter V6 generates 278 horsepower and 265 pound-feet of torque. Depending on configuration, used Tacomas with this engine can tow between 6,400 and 6,800 pounds. All third-generation, four-wheel-drive models offer low-range gearing, so you can traverse rugged terrain like a pro. Driving enthusiasts will love the manual-transmission TRD Off-Road models, which are specifically designed with trail performance in mind.
Inside, the Toyota Tacoma offers a classic-yet-contemporary design. No matter which cabin you prefer, you’ll find plenty of room to spread out. Fold the rear seats to create interior cargo space. This pickup also keeps you connected on the go. The Entune touchscreen interface gives you quick access to smartphone features like call and text. Use voice controls to alter settings without looking away from the road. With the bed-mounted power outlet, you can charge power tools on the job.