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2013 Toyota Tacoma 2013 Honda Ridgeline 2012 Nissan Frontier
     
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)
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

Prices

MSRP $17,625 $29,450 $32,990
Invoice $16,688 $26,936 $30,560
Avg. Paid $16,287 $24,644 $24,195

U.S. News Scores

Overall 8.1 8.3 8.3
Critics' Rating 9.3 8.5 8.9
Performance 7.8 7.6 8.4
Interior 7.8 7.2 7.0
Operating Cost 7.8 7.5 7.6
Safety 8.1 9.7 9.3
Reliability 3.5 4.5 4.0

Pros & Cons

Pros
  • Good fuel economy for the class
  • Better cabin quality than rivals
  • Tacoma Double Cab’s spacious rear seats
  • Comfortable, car-like ride
  • Innovative tailgate design and lockable in-bed trunk
  • Ample small-item storage in the cabin
  • Strong acceleration with available V6
  • Agile handling for the class
  • Helpful available Utili-Track tie-down system in bed
Cons
  • Mushy brake pedal feel
  • Cheap interior materials
  • Low towing capacity for the class
  • Small rear seats in King and Crew cabs
  • Low fuel economy for the class

General Specs

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

Exterior

Body

Body Style Regular Cab Crew Cab Pickup Crew Cab

Dimensions

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

Doors & Windows

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

Exterior Features

Bed Liner Optional Standard
Sun/Moon Roof Optional
Power Tilt/Sliding Sunroof Optional
Running Boards Optional Optional Standard

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 Optional Standard
Tire Pressure Monitoring System Standard Standard Standard
Aluminum 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 3 5 5
Passenger Volume (cu. ft.) 112.0
Front Head Room (in) 40.0 40.7 40.0
Front Leg Room (in) 41.7 40.8 42.4
Front Shoulder Room (in) 58.1 63.2 58.3
Front Hip Room (in) 53.6 57.6 55.6
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.) - TBD - 33.5
Ext'd Cab Cargo Volume (cu. ft.) - TBD - 38.8
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
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
Leather Seats 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
Bucket Seats 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
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 I4 Gas V6 Gas V6
Displacement 2.7L/164 3.5L/212 4.0L/241
Horsepower (Net @ RPM) 159 @ 5200 250 @ 5700 261 @ 5600
Torque (Net @ RPM) 180 @ 3800 247 @ 4300 281 @ 4000
Transmission Manual Automatic Automatic
Turning diameter 36.8 42.6 47.5

Fuel

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

Transmission

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