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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)
2WD Ext Cab ST
  • 2WD Ext Cab ST
  • 2WD Ext Cab Bighorn/Lonestar
  • 2WD Crew Cab ST
  • 2WD Crew Cab Bighorn/Lonestar
  • 4WD Ext Cab ST
  • 4WD Ext Cab Bighorn/Lonestar
  • 4WD Crew Cab ST
  • 4WD Crew Cab Bighorn/Lonestar
  • 2WD Crew Cab Laramie
  • 4WD Crew Cab TRX
  • 4WD Crew Cab Laramie
2WD King Cab I4 Manual XE
  • 2WD King Cab I4 Manual XE
  • 2WD King Cab I4 Auto XE
  • 2WD King Cab I4 Manual SE
  • 2WD King Cab V6 Manual SE
  • 2WD King Cab I4 Auto SE
  • 2WD King Cab V6 Auto SE
  • 2WD Crew Cab SWB Manual SE
  • 2WD Crew Cab LWB Manual SE
  • 4WD King Cab Manual SE
  • 2WD Crew Cab SWB Auto SE
  • 2WD Crew Cab LWB Auto SE
  • 4WD King Cab Auto SE
  • 2WD King Cab V6 Auto LE
  • 4WD Crew Cab SWB Manual SE
  • 2WD King Cab V6 Auto PRO-4X
  • 4WD Crew Cab LWB Manual SE
  • 4WD Crew Cab SWB Auto SE
  • 2WD Crew Cab SWB Auto PRO-4X
  • 2WD Crew Cab SWB Auto LE
  • 4WD King Cab Manual PRO-4X
  • 4WD Crew Cab LWB Auto SE
  • 2WD Crew Cab LWB Auto LE
  • 4WD King Cab Auto LE
  • 4WD King Cab Auto PRO-4X
  • 4WD Crew Cab SWB Auto PRO-4X
  • 4WD Crew Cab SWB Auto LE
  • 4WD Crew Cab LWB Auto LE

Prices

MSRP $15,345 $22,755 $17,540
Invoice $14,373 $21,678 $16,638
Avg. Paid $11,787 $11,992 $12,218

U.S. News Scores

Overall 8.0 8.2 8.5
Critics' Rating 9.4 7.9 9.2
Performance 8.6 7.7 8.9
Interior 8.4 7.3 7.9
Operating Cost 7.9 7.6 7.6
Safety 9.4 8.7 8.6
Reliability 2.0 5.0 4.0

Pros & Cons

Pros
  • Strong available V6
  • Refined interior
  • High towing capacity
  • Outstanding reliability score
  • Good reliability score
  • Impressive off-road ability
  • Pleasant on-road ride
Cons
  • Poor reliability score
  • Cheap interior materials
  • Underwhelming base V6
  • Some cheap interior materials

General Specs

Transmission Manual Automatic Manual
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Fuel/Engine Gas I4 2.7L/164 Gas V6 3.7L/226 Gas 4-cyl 2.5L/- TBD -
MPG 20 City / 26 Hwy 15 City / 20 Hwy 19 City / 23 Hwy

Exterior

Body

Body Style Regular Cab Extended Cab 6'6" Bed King Cab

Dimensions

Wheelbase(in) 109.4 131.3 125.9
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 72.2 71.7 72.8
Height, Overall (in) 65.7 68.7 68.7

Doors & Windows

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

Exterior Features

Bed Liner Optional Optional Optional
Running Boards Optional

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 Optional

Interior

Convenience & Comfort

Alarm Optional
Auxiliary Pwr Outlet Standard Standard Standard
Cruise Control Optional
Vehicle Anti-Theft System Optional
Fog Lamps Standard
Front Reading Lamps Standard
Adjustable Steering Wheel Standard Standard
Intermittent Wipers Standard Standard
Variable Speed Intermittent Wipers Standard Standard
Front Floor Mats Optional Optional Optional
Passenger Vanity Mirror Standard Standard
Power Steering Standard Standard Standard

Dimensions

Passenger Capacity 3 4 4
Front Head Room (in) 40.0 39.6 39.7
Front Leg Room (in) 41.3 41.9 42.4
Front Shoulder Room (in) 58.1 57.7 58.3
Front Hip Room (in) 53.6 54.9 55.8
Second Head Room (in) 36.5 38.3
Second Leg Room (in) 32.1 25.4
Second Shoulder Room (in) 57.4 54.9
Second Hip Room (in) 56.9 55.0
Cargo Volume (cu. ft.) - TBD - 46.6 33.5
Ext'd Cab Cargo Volume (cu. ft.) - TBD - 30.0 30.9

Entertainment

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

Heating & Cooling

A/C Optional Standard Optional

Navigation & Communication

Navigation System Optional
Wireless Cell Phone Hookup Optional

Seats

Cloth Seats Standard Standard Standard
Pass-Through Rear Seat Standard
2nd Row Bench Seat Standard
Fixed Bench Seat Standard
Bucket Seats Standard Standard

Safety

Airbags

Driver Air Bag Standard Standard Standard
Passenger Air Bag Standard Standard Standard
Side Head Air Bag Standard Optional Standard
Rear Head Air Bag Standard Optional Standard
Side Air Bag Standard Optional Standard

Brakes

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

Safety Features

Brake Assist Standard
Electronic Stability Control Standard
Daytime Running Lights Optional Optional
Child Safety Locks Standard
Traction Control Standard

Mechanical

Engine & Performance

Locking Rear Differential Standard Optional
Rear Wheel Drive Standard Standard Standard
4 Cylinder Engine Standard Standard
V6 Cylinder Engine Standard
8 Cylinder Engine Optional
Engine Type Gas I4 Gas V6 Gas 4-cyl
Displacement 2.7L/164 3.7L/226 2.5L/- TBD -
Horsepower (Net @ RPM) 159 @ 5200 210 @ 5200 152 @ 5200
Torque (Net @ RPM) 180 @ 3800 235 @ 4000 171 @ 4400
Transmission Manual w/OD Automatic w/OD Manual
Turning diameter 36.8 44.0 - TBD -

Fuel

Gasoline Fuel Standard Standard Standard
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 20 15 19
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 26 20 23
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 21.0 22.0 21.1

Suspension

Suspension Type - Front Double-Wishbone Independent Coil Independent
Suspension Type - Rear Leaf-Spring Multi-Leaf Multi-Leaf

Transmission

Automatic Standard
4-Speed Automatic Standard
5-Speed Automatic Optional
Manual Standard Standard
5-Speed Manual Standard Standard