Considered to be one of the best compact pickup trucks offered by a foreign car maker, the 1995 Toyota Tacoma is a good choice for anyone looking for a used truck. This compact truck provides plenty of power and dependability for its owner.
Body style: regular cab, extended cab
Engines: 2.4-liter four-cylinder, 2.7-liter four-cylinder, 3.4-liter V-6
Transmissions: four-speed automatic, five-speed manual
Models: Toyota Tacoma, Toyota Tacoma V-6, Toyota Tacoma SR5
The 1995 Toyota Tacoma experienced several changes including a new name and front height adjustable seatbelts. Rack and pinion steering was new for this model as well. The new design also offers optional driver airbags, new improved engine choices, and four-wheel ABS.
The 1995 Toyota Tacoma looks like what it is: a solid, dependable truck made to take almost any task it’s given. Available in both regular and extended cab body styles, it features a prominent front end and grille with the distinctive Toyota headlights and logo in place. The truck body is solidly constructed and sits on 14-inch or larger wheels.
The utilitarian cabin of the 1995 Toyota Tacoma meets the needs of the user. Unless it’s a luxury truck, expecting a lot from the cabin is a lot like expecting good cuisine from a fast food restaurant. It is equipped with a front bench seat upholstered with cloth. Some optional accessories include bucket seats, a cassette or CD audio system, and air-conditioning. Some trucks also have power accessories and cruise control.
Performance & Handling
The one thing current and previous owners of the 1995 Toyota Tacoma seem to say is the truck is dependable and long lasting, which are good qualities in a potential used car buy. The 2.4-liter, four-cylinder engine offers 142 hp and 177 lb-ft of torque. The slightly larger 2.7-liter, four-cylinder engine provides 150 hp and 177 lb-ft of torque. Finally, with the 3.4-liter V-6, it gives up 190 hp and 220 lb-ft of torque.
In the 1990s, there are certain safety and security features you could expect from Toyota and the 1995 Tacoma is equipped with power brakes, a driver front airbag, and solid build. Four-wheel ABS was offered as an optional feature.
EPA Fuel Economy
Toyota Tacoma, 2.4-liter four-cylinder: 19/23 mpg city/highway
Toyota Tacoma, 2.7-liter four-cylinder: 16/19 mpg city/highway
Toyota Tacoma, 3.4-liter V-6: 17/20 mpg city/highway
- Impressive maintenance requirements
- Long life
- Drives well
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Longevity and reliability is the staple for this compact truck.
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