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RT
  • RT
  • Sport
  • RTS
  • RTL
  • RTL with Navigation
4WD Crew Cab LWB Auto SL
  • 2WD King Cab I4 Manual S
  • 2WD King Cab I4 Auto S
  • 2WD King Cab I4 Manual SV
  • 2WD King Cab V6 Manual SV
  • 2WD Crew Cab SWB Manual S
  • 2WD King Cab I4 Auto SV
  • 2WD King Cab V6 Auto SV
  • 2WD Crew Cab SWB Auto S
  • 2WD Crew Cab SWB Manual SV
  • 2WD Crew Cab SWB Auto SV
  • 4WD King Cab Manual SV
  • 2WD Crew Cab LWB Auto SV
  • 4WD Crew Cab SWB Manual S
  • 4WD King Cab Auto SV
  • 4WD Crew Cab SWB Auto S
  • 4WD Crew Cab SWB Manual SV
  • 4WD Crew Cab SWB Auto SV
  • 4WD Crew Cab LWB Auto SV
  • 4WD King Cab Manual PRO-4X
  • 2WD Crew Cab SWB Auto SL
  • 4WD Crew Cab SWB Manual PRO-4X
  • 4WD King Cab Auto PRO-4X
  • 2WD Crew Cab LWB Auto SL
  • 4WD Crew Cab SWB Auto PRO-4X
  • 4WD Crew Cab SWB Auto SL
  • 4WD Crew Cab LWB Auto SL
2WD Regular Cab Standard Bed I4 Manual (Natl)
  • 2WD Regular Cab Standard Bed I4 Manual (Natl)
  • 2WD Regular Cab Standard Bed I4 Automatic (Natl)
  • 2WD Access Cab Standard Bed I4 Manual (Natl)
  • 2WD Access Cab Standard Bed I4 Automatic (Natl)
  • 4WD Regular Cab Standard Bed I4 Manual (Natl)
  • 2WD Access Cab Standard Bed I4 Automatic PreRunner (Natl)
  • 2WD Double Cab Short Bed I4 Automatic (Natl)
  • 4WD Regular Cab Standard Bed I4 Automatic (Natl)
  • 2WD Double Cab Short Bed I4 Automatic 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 I4 Automatic (Natl)
  • 4WD Access Cab Standard Bed V6 Manual (Natl)
  • 4WD Access Cab Standard Bed V6 Automatic (Natl)
  • 2WD Access Cab Standard Bed V6 Manual X-Runner (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)

Prices

MSRP $29,450 $32,990 $17,625
Invoice $26,936 $30,560 $16,688
Avg. Paid $28,462 N/A N/A

U.S. News Scores

Overall 8.4 8.6 8.4
Critics' Rating 8.5 8.9 9.1
Performance 7.6 8.4 7.8
Interior 7.3 7.0 7.7
Safety 9.7 9.3 8.1
Reliability 4.0 4.0 3.5

Pros & Cons

Pros
  • Car-like ride
  • Useful interior cargo space
  • More standard features than most trucks
  • Standard all-wheel drive
  • Powerful optional V6
  • Good four-cylinder fuel economy
  • Relatively agile for the class
  • Comfortable front seats
  • Spacious back seat in Double Cab model
  • Good off-road performance
  • Comfortable front seats
Cons
  • Lots of cheap interior plastics
  • Low towing capacity for the class
  • Cramped passenger space
  • Low-grade interior materials
  • Few standard features for the class
  • Spongy-feeling brake pedal
  • Tiny back seat in Access Cab model 

General Specs

Transmission Automatic Automatic Manual
Drivetrain Four Wheel Drive Four Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Fuel/Engine Gas V6 3.5L/212 Gas V6 4.0L/241 Gas I4 2.7L/164
MPG 15 City / 21 Hwy 14 City / 19 Hwy 21 City / 25 Hwy

Exterior

Body

Body Style Crew Cab Pickup Crew Cab Regular Cab

Dimensions

Wheelbase(in) 122.0 139.9 109.4
Length, Overall (in) 206.9
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 77.8 72.8 72.2
Height, Overall (in) 70.3 73.9 65.7

Doors & Windows

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

Exterior Features

Bed Liner Standard Optional
Sun/Moon Roof Optional
Power Tilt/Sliding Sunroof Optional
Running Boards Optional Standard 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 Standard
Chrome Wheels Optional Standard
Wheel Locks Optional
Steel Wheels Standard Standard

Towing

Trailer Hitch Receiver Standard Optional

Interior

Convenience & Comfort

Alarm Optional Standard
Auxiliary Pwr Outlet Standard Standard Standard
Back-Up Camera Standard
Cruise Control Standard Standard
Vehicle Anti-Theft System Standard Standard
Fog Lamps Optional Standard
Auto-Off Headlights Standard Standard
Interior Cargo Shade Optional
Luggage Rack Optional Standard
Rear Parking Aid Optional
Front Reading Lamps Standard Standard
Adjustable Steering Wheel Standard Standard Standard
Steering Wheel Controls Standard
Leather Wrapped Steering Wheel Standard
Trip Computer Standard Standard
Universal Garage Door Opener Standard
Intermittent Wipers Standard Standard
Variable Speed Intermittent Wipers Standard Standard
Front Floor Mats Optional Optional
Keyless Entry Standard Standard
Power Door Locks Standard Standard
Electrochromic rearview mirror Standard
Heated Mirrors Standard
Power Driver Mirror Standard Standard
Driver Vanity Mirror Standard Standard
Driver Illuminated Vanity Mirror Standard Standard
Passenger Vanity Mirror Standard Standard Standard
Passenger Illuminated Visor Mirror Standard Standard
Power Steering Standard Standard Standard

Dimensions

Passenger Capacity 5 5 3
Passenger Volume (cu. ft.) 112.0
Front Head Room (in) 40.7 40.0 40.0
Front Leg Room (in) 40.8 42.4 41.7
Front Shoulder Room (in) 63.2 58.3 58.1
Front Hip Room (in) 57.6 55.6 53.6
Second Head Room (in) 39.1 38.7
Second Leg Room (in) 36.4 33.6
Second Shoulder Room (in) 62.6 58.3
Second Hip Room (in) 57.1 58.0
Cargo Volume (cu. ft.) 33.5 - TBD -
Ext'd Cab Cargo Volume (cu. ft.) 38.8 - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (cu. ft.) - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (cu. ft.) 8.5
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (cu. ft.)

Entertainment

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

Heating & Cooling

A/C Standard Standard Standard

Navigation & Communication

Wireless Cell Phone Hookup Standard Standard

Seats

Cloth Seats Standard Standard Standard
Leather Seats Standard Standard Standard
Premium Synthetic Seats Standard Standard Standard
Vinyl Seats Standard Standard Standard
Heated Driver Seat Standard
Driver Lumbar Standard
Power Driver Seat Standard
Power Passenger Seat Standard
Pass-Through Rear Seat Standard Standard
2nd Row Bench Seat Standard 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 Standard Standard Standard
Side Head Air Bag Standard Standard Standard
Rear Head Air Bag Standard Standard Standard
Side Air Bag Standard 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 Standard
Daytime Running Lights Standard Standard
Child Safety Locks Standard Standard
Front Tow Hooks Standard Standard
Traction Control Standard Standard Standard

Mechanical

Engine & Performance

Locking Rear Differential Standard Standard Standard
Four Wheel Drive Standard Standard
Rear Wheel Drive Standard
4 Cylinder Engine Standard
V6 Cylinder Engine Standard Standard
Engine Type Gas V6 Gas V6 Gas I4
Displacement 3.5L/212 4.0L/241 2.7L/164
Horsepower (Net @ RPM) 250 @ 5700 261 @ 5600 159 @ 5200
Torque (Net @ RPM) 247 @ 4300 281 @ 4000 180 @ 3800
Transmission Automatic Automatic Manual
Turning diameter 42.6 47.5 36.8

Fuel

Gasoline Fuel Standard Standard Standard
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 15 (Est) 14 21
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 21 (Est) 19 25
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 22.0 21.1 21.1

Suspension

Suspension Type - Front MacPherson Strut
Suspension Type - Rear Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Coil Springs
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Suspension Type - Front Double Wishbone Double-Wishbone
Suspension Type - Rear Multi-Leaf Leaf-Spring

Transmission

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