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2WD King Cab Long Bed I4 Manual XE
  • 2WD King Cab Long Bed I4 Manual XE
  • 2WD King Cab Long Bed I4 Manual SE
  • 2WD King Cab Long Bed V6 Manual SE
  • 2WD King Cab Long Bed I4 Automatic SE
  • 2WD King Cab Long Bed V6 Automatic SE
  • 2WD Crew Cab Short Bed Manual SE
  • 2WD Crew Cab Long Bed Manual SE
  • 4WD King Cab Long Bed Manual SE
  • 2WD Crew Cab Short Bed Automatic SE
  • 2WD Crew Cab Long Bed Automatic SE
  • 4WD King Cab Long Bed Automatic SE
  • 2WD King Cab Long Bed V6 Automatic LE
  • 4WD Crew Cab Short Bed Manual SE
  • 2WD King Cab Long Bed V6 Automatic PRO-4X
  • 4WD Crew Cab Long Bed Manual SE
  • 4WD Crew Cab Short Bed Automatic SE
  • 2WD Crew Cab Short Bed Automatic PRO-4X
  • 2WD Crew Cab Short Bed Automatic LE
  • 4WD King Cab Long Bed Manual PRO-4X
  • 4WD Crew Cab Long Bed Automatic SE
  • 2WD Crew Cab Long Bed Automatic LE
  • 4WD King Cab Long Bed Automatic LE
  • 4WD King Cab Long Bed Automatic PRO-4X
  • 4WD Crew Cab Short Bed Automatic PRO-4X
  • 4WD Crew Cab Short Bed Automatic LE
  • 4WD Crew Cab Long Bed Automatic LE
2WD Regular Cab Standard Bed I4 Manual (Natl)
  • 2WD Regular Cab Standard Bed I4 Manual (Natl)
  • 2WD Regular Cab Standard Bed I4 Manual PreRunner (Natl)
  • 2WD Regular Cab Standard Bed I4 Automatic (Natl)
  • 4WD Regular Cab Standard Bed I4 Manual (Natl)
  • 2WD Access Cab Standard Bed I4 Manual (Natl)
  • 2WD Access Cab Standard Bed I4 Manual PreRunner (Natl)
  • 2WD Access Cab Standard Bed I4 Automatic (Natl)
  • 2WD Access Cab Standard Bed V6 Manual PreRunner (Natl)
  • 2WD Access Cab Standard Bed V6 Automatic PreRunner (Natl)
  • 4WD Access Cab Standard Bed I4 Manual (Natl)
  • 2WD Double Cab Short Bed V6 Automatic PreRunner (Natl)
  • 2WD Double Cab Long Bed V6 Automatic PreRunner (Natl)
  • 4WD Access Cab Standard Bed V6 Manual (Natl)
  • 2WD Access Cab Standard Bed V6 Manual X-Runner (Natl)
  • 4WD Access Cab Standard Bed V6 Automatic (Natl)
  • 4WD Double Cab Short Bed V6 Manual (Natl)
  • 4WD Double Cab Short Bed V6 Automatic (Natl)
  • 4WD Double Cab Long Bed V6 Automatic (Natl)
RT
  • RT
  • RTS
  • RTL
  • RTL with Navigation

Prices

MSRP $17,460 $15,170 $28,200
Invoice $16,562 $14,210 $25,557
Avg. Paid $10,509 $10,558 $17,005

U.S. News Scores

Overall 8.7 8.4 8.3
Critics' Rating 9.3 9.5 8.7
Performance 8.8 8.5 8.0
Interior 7.9 8.3 7.7
Operating Cost 7.6 7.8 7.4
Safety 7.8 9.4 9.4
Reliability 5.0 3.0 4.0

Pros & Cons

Pros
  • Refined ride
  • Strong off-road ability
  • Exceptional reliability score
  • Fuel-efficient base engine
  • High-quality interior
  • Comfortable, refined ride
  • Innovative in-bed trunk and tailgate design
  • Excellent safety score
  • Good reliability score
Cons
  • Some cheap interior materials
  • Low front seating position
  • Cheap interior materials
  • Thinly-padded rear seats

General Specs

Transmission Manual Manual Automatic
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive Four Wheel Drive
Fuel/Engine Gas 4-cyl 2.5L/- TBD - Gas I4 2.7L/164 Gas V6 3.5L/212
MPG 19 City / 23 Hwy 20 City / 26 Hwy 15 City / 20 Hwy

Exterior

Body

Body Style King Cab Regular Cab 4 Door Crew Cab

Dimensions

Wheelbase(in) 125.9 109.4 122.0
Length, Overall (in) 207.0
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 72.8 72.2 77.8
Height, Overall (in) 68.7 65.7 70.3

Doors & Windows

Third Passenger Door Standard
Fourth Passenger Door Standard
Privacy Glass Standard
Sliding Rear Window Optional
Power Windows Standard

Exterior Features

Bed Liner Optional Optional
Running Boards Optional Optional

Measurements

Base Curb Weight (lbs) 4504

Tires & Wheels

Tires - Front All-Season Standard Standard Standard
Tires - Rear All-Season Standard Standard Standard
Compact Spare Tire Standard
Full Size Spare Tire Standard Standard Standard
Tire Pressure Monitoring System Standard Standard Standard
Aluminum Wheels Optional
Chrome Wheels Optional
Wheel Locks Optional
Steel Wheels Standard Standard Standard

Towing

Trailer Hitch Receiver Optional Standard

Interior

Convenience & Comfort

Auxiliary Pwr Outlet Standard Standard Standard
Cruise Control Standard
Vehicle Anti-Theft System Standard
Fog Lamps Optional
Auto-Off Headlights Standard
Luggage Rack Optional
Rear Parking Aid Optional
Front Reading Lamps Standard
Rear Reading Lamps Standard
Rear Seat Heat Ducts Standard
Adjustable Steering Wheel Standard Standard
Intermittent Wipers Standard Standard
Variable Speed Intermittent Wipers Standard Standard
Front Floor Mats Optional Optional
Rear Floor Mats Optional
Keyless Entry Standard
Power Door Locks Standard
Electrochromic rearview mirror Optional
Power Driver Mirror Standard
Power Passenger Mirror Standard
Driver Vanity Mirror Standard Standard
Driver Illuminated Vanity Mirror Standard
Passenger Vanity Mirror Standard Standard Standard
Passenger Illuminated Visor Mirror Standard
Power Steering Standard Standard Standard

Dimensions

Passenger Capacity 4 3 5
Passenger Volume (cu. ft.) 112.0
Front Head Room (in) 39.7 40.0 40.7
Front Leg Room (in) 42.4 41.7 40.8
Front Shoulder Room (in) 58.3 58.1 63.2
Front Hip Room (in) 55.8 53.6 57.6
Second Head Room (in) 38.3 39.1
Second Leg Room (in) 25.4 36.4
Second Shoulder Room (in) 54.9 62.6
Second Hip Room (in) 55.0 57.2
Cargo Volume (cu. ft.) 33.5 - TBD -
Ext'd Cab Cargo Volume (cu. ft.) 30.9 - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (cu. ft.) - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (cu. ft.) - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (cu. ft.)

Entertainment

AM/FM Stereo Optional Standard Standard
Auxiliary Audio Input Standard
Cassette Optional Standard Standard
CD Player Optional Standard Standard
MP3 Player Optional Standard Standard
Satellite Radio Optional
Entertainment System Optional

Heating & Cooling

A/C Optional Optional Standard
Rear A/C Optional

Navigation & Communication

Navigation System Optional

Seats

Cloth Seats Standard Standard Standard
Leather Seats Standard Standard Standard
Premium Synthetic Seats Standard Standard Standard
Vinyl Seats Standard Standard Standard
Pass-Through Rear Seat Standard
2nd Row Bench Seat Standard
Fixed Bench Seat Standard Standard
Split Bench Seat Standard Standard
Bucket Seats Standard Standard Standard

Safety

Airbags

Driver Air Bag Standard Standard Standard
Passenger Air Bag On/Off Switch Standard Standard
Passenger Air Bag Standard Standard Standard
Side Head Air Bag Optional Standard Standard
Rear Head Air Bag Optional Standard Standard
Side Air Bag Optional Standard Standard

Brakes

4-Wheel ABS Standard Standard Standard
4-Wheel Disc Brakes Standard Standard Standard
Front Disc/Rear Drum Brakes Standard

Safety Features

Brake Assist Standard Standard
Electronic Stability Control Standard Standard
Daytime Running Lights Optional Standard
Child Safety Locks Standard
Front Tow Hooks Standard
Rear Tow Hooks Standard
Traction Control Standard Standard

Mechanical

Engine & Performance

Locking Rear Differential Standard Standard
Four Wheel Drive Standard
Rear Wheel Drive Standard Standard
4 Cylinder Engine Standard Standard
V6 Cylinder Engine Standard
Engine Type Gas 4-cyl Gas I4 Gas V6
Displacement 2.5L/- TBD - 2.7L/164 3.5L/212
Horsepower (Net @ RPM) 152 @ 5200 159 @ 5200 250 @ 5700
Torque (Net @ RPM) 171 @ 4400 180 @ 3800 247 @ 4300
Transmission Manual Manual w/OD Automatic w/OD
Turning diameter - TBD - 36.8 42.6

Fuel

Flexible Fuel Capability Optional
Gasoline Fuel Standard Standard Standard
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 19 20 15
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 23 26 20
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 21.1 21.0 22

Suspension

Suspension Type - Front MacPherson Strut
Suspension Type - Rear Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Trailing Arm
Suspension Type - Front Independent Double-Wishbone
Suspension Type - Rear Multi-Leaf Leaf-Spring

Transmission

Automatic Standard Standard Standard
5-Speed Automatic Standard
Manual Standard Standard Standard
5-Speed Manual Standard Standard