It adds heated faux-leather seats, a leather shift knob and steering wheel, wheel-mounted audio controls, and a backup camera that displays in the rearview mirror. New for 2010 There are no significant changes for 2010. The system uses 13 x 1. Toyota will mail owners a second letter when remedy parts are available. Regular and Access Cabs come with 6-foot beds, while the Double Cab can be had with either a 5- or 6-foot bed.
The recall began on March 21, 2013. The utilitarian layout and materials are of a different era. Ceiling-mounted speakers are included in all of the five sound systems offered throughout the lineup. The failure of the driver's air bag to deploy in the event of a crash that typically necessitates deployment increases the risk of injury to the driver. Based on the inspection, the seat belt assembly will be replaced or new pre-tensioner screws will be installed with thread-locking sealant and a retractor spring cover with stopper ribs to prevent loosening of the screws. Safety All seating positions on every Tacoma model are equipped with three-point seatbelts, and an advanced dual-stage airbag system. The recall began on July 14, 2016.
It also boasts the most standard driver-assistance features in the class, including automated emergency braking and adaptive cruise control. The overall exterior of the Tacoma is well done, and an impeccable level of fit and finish is a known characteristic of Toyota products. Without passing the calibration test, the occupant sensing system may not operate as designed. The electrical wiring in the seat heaters may be damaged when the seat cushion is compressed. PreRunner models combine the 4x2 drivetrain with the 4x4's raised riding stance and styling.
In the affected vehicles, one of the leaf springs may fracture due to stress or corrosion. The wheel flares are more muscular, character lines are more pronounced and the grille is a little more menacing. We also advise steering clear of the persnickety six-speed automatic transmission with either engine; stick with the six-speed manual and the V-6. On the highway, our Tacoma rode rather nicely, but it almost seemed out of its element negotiating city streets. The recall is expected to began in January 2015. Regular and Access Cabs come with 6-foot beds, while the Double Cab can be had with either a 5- or 6-foot bed. Maximum towing and payload capacities are 6,500 pounds and 1,535 pounds, respectively.
The Toyota Tacoma got some significant revisions for 2009 but returns for 2010 with few changes. Still, none of these choices are particularly quick. Combined with a choice of four available transmissions, two- or four-wheel drive, three cab styles and more, Toyota makes it easy to get exactly the pickup you want. Units Affected 7749 Nearly 60 years ago, Toyota sold its first car in the United States, and although it started as just a small, foreign company, it has grown into one of the biggest brands globally. But the equipment list is beginning to look a little dated. Remedy Toyota will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the seat belt assemblies. Exterior The Tacoma really bulked up when it was redesigned for the 2005 model year.
The PreRunner adds a higher-riding suspension, locking rear differential, and other appearance cues. Cramped quarters are a staple of the Tacoma. Based on the inspection, the seat belt assembly will be replaced or new pre-tensioner screws will be installed with thread-locking sealant and a retractor spring cover with stopper ribs to prevent loosening of the screws. Double Cab models offer a roof rack system with crossbars that deploy from the roof rails. Also, privacy glass is now standard on the base model.
The Tacoma has more than enough volume in its five-foot or six-foot bed, but it disappoints with few storage cubbies and limited carry-on space inside. The system recognizes voice commands well, and the audio quality of phone calls is clear. The Entune system works as it should and has pleasing graphics, yet we want more modern features such as a mobile hotspot, Apple CarPlay, and Android Auto. The electrical wiring in the seat heaters may be damaged when the seat cushion is compressed. All agree, however, that Toyota selects nothing but first-rate materials and switchgear for the interior.
The Convenience Package, for Access Cab models only, adds cruise control, remote keyless entry, power mirrors, sliding rear window with privacy glass and steering-wheel mounted audio controls. Push a little too hard over bumps and the tires simply lose contact. The manufacturer has not yet provided a notification schedule. The 2010 Toyota Tacoma may be the Japanese automaker's smallest pickup, but it has long since left the realm of the compact courier. Access and Double Cab models now feature active headrests which move up and forward in the event of an accident. The X-Runner, however, doesn't have a lean, athletic look worthy of its performance; it's just too burly with all its extra bodywork.
Ride and handling are a low point for the 2010 Toyota Tacoma; it handles like a truck—which is to say that the steering is good and communicative, but the ride is hard and bumpy. If the access doors are repeatedly and forcefully closed, the screws that attach the seat belt pre-tensioner to the seat belt retractor can loosen over time. Inside, it depends on the trim; although entry Tacomas look basic and even a little drab inside, the top trim levels have an interior that uses more matte-metallic panels and upgraded upholstery that has more in common with the Camry and Avalon sedans. If the screws loosen completely, the seat belt pre-tensioner and the retractor spring cover could detach from the seat belt retractor. Owners may contact Toyota at 1-800-331-4331. Cramped quarters are a staple of the Tacoma. Overall, the midsize Tacoma feels very roomy.
The recall is expected to began in January 2015. Despite offset, flared sheetmetal around the wheelwells, the Tacoma looks a little more aggressive, especially if you outfit it with one of several off-road trims. Supercharger Kit The optional Eaton-Roots type supercharger kit increases the V6's output to 304 horsepower and 334 lb. At its brawniest, the Tacoma can tow up to 6800 pounds with rear-wheel drive; four-wheel-drive versions can pull 6500 pounds. Other accessories include a bed divider, bed net, cargo crossbars, Yakima roof rack, bike rack, running boards, flip-out bed extender, SnugTop Super Sport hard shell, and a rubber bed mat.