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Toyota Tacoma Recalls & Reliability

Recalls

There have been 3 safety recalls issued from NHTSA.

TIRESRecall Date: 02/22/2015
  • Summary: Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing (Toyota) is recalling certain model year 2015 Tacoma pickup trucks manufactured August 7, 2014, to December 22, 2014. The affected vehicles may have had their tires and wheels changed to TRD PRO accessory tires and wheels, causing the inflation information on the tire placard to be incorrect which may result in the tire being improperly inflated. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) No. 110, "Tire Selection and Rims and Motor Home/Recreation Vehicle Trailer Load Carrying Capacity Information for Motor Vehicles with a GVWR of 4,536 kilograms (10,000 pounds) or less."
  • Potential Number of Units Affected: 18
  • Consequence: Improperly inflated tires may increase the risk of a vehicle crash.
  • Remedy: Toyota will notify owners, and dealers will send a revised tire placard with correct tire size and inflation information to owners, free of charge. The recall began March 13, 2015. Owners may contact Toyota customer service at 1-800-331-4331.
  • Dates of Manufacture AUG 06, 2014 to DEC 21, 2014
  • NHTSA Campaign ID: 15V099000
EQUIPMENTRecall Date: 12/29/2014
  • Summary: Southeast Toyota Distributors, LLC (SET) is recalling certain model year 2014-2015 Toyota 4Runner, Tacoma, FJ Cruiser, Land Cruiser, RAV4, Scion FRS, and XB vehicles. The affected vehicles may have accessories installed by SET, such as running boards or other items, that were incorrectly installed. The accessory attaching fasteners were not tightened with the proper torque, possibly causing the accessory to detach from the vehicle.
  • Potential Number of Units Affected: 3924
  • Consequence: Accessories that detach from a vehicle may result in a vehicle crash and/or personal injury.
  • Remedy: SET will notify owners, and dealers will inspect and tighten the affected bolts, free of charge. The recall began February 23, 2015. Owners may contact SET customer service at 1-866-405-4226. SET's number for this recall is SET-14B.
  • Dates of Manufacture MAY 31, 2013 to DEC 16, 2014
  • Manufacturer Recall Number: SET-14B
  • NHTSA Campaign ID: 14V828000
EQUIPMENT:OTHER:LABELSRecall Date: 10/21/2014
  • Summary: Gulf States Toyota, Inc. (Gulf States) is recalling certain model year 2015 Toyota Tacoma vehicles manufactured September 2, 2014, to October 15, 2014. The affected vehicles may contain an incorrect Load Carrying Capacity Modification Label. As a result, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard No. 110, "Tire Selection and Rims for Passenger Cars."
  • Potential Number of Units Affected: 142
  • Consequence: An incorrect label may result in the vehicle being overloaded, increasing the risk of a crash.
  • Remedy: Gulf States has notified owners, and dealers will install an accurate label, free of charge. The recall began December 1, 2014. Owners may contact Gulf States customer service at 1-800-444-1074.
  • Dates of Manufacture SEP 01, 2014 to OCT 14, 2014
  • NHTSA Campaign ID: 14V663000

Reliability

Our reliability score is based on the J.D. Power and Associates Vehicle Dependability Study (VDS) rating or, if unavailable, the J.D. Power Predicted Reliability rating.

Predicted Reliability Score 4_0
  • Key:
  • 5 Among The Best
  • 4 Better Than Most
  • 3 About Average
  • 2 The Rest

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Warranty

The 2015 Toyota Tacoma is covered with a three-year/36,000-mile basic warranty and a five-year/60,000-mile powertrain warranty.

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