2008 Toyota Tacoma Reviews from North America

2008 Toyota Tacoma 4 cylinder

Model year2008
Year of manufacture2007
First year of ownership2009
Most recent year of ownership2011
Engine and transmission 4 cylinder Automatic
Reliability marks 10 / 10
Comfort marks 7 / 10
Dealer Service marks 6 / 10
Running Costs (higher is cheaper) 10 / 10
Overall marks (average of all marks)
8.3 / 10
Distance when acquired20000 miles
Most recent distance50000 miles


At about 30,000, I was doing a oil change in my driveway. When I crawled underneath the engine, the whole front side of the engine was covered in the pink engine coolant. I traced the leak to the water pump gasket. This job isn't hard, just a pain in the butt. I brought it to Toyota (the truck was still covered under the 60,000 powertrain warranty). They replaced the gasket and water pump, I was happy.

I absolutely love the truck, and no other problems with it.

General Comments:

If you've never own a Toyota and hate them, don't hate.

Would you buy another car from this manufacturer? Yes

Review Date: 14th January, 2011

2008 Toyota Tacoma PreRunner V6 Four-Door 4.0L V6

Model year2008
Year of manufacture2008
First year of ownership2008
Most recent year of ownership2008
Engine and transmission 4.0L V6 Automatic
Performance marks 10 / 10
Comfort marks 10 / 10
Overall marks (average of all marks)
10.0 / 10
Distance when acquired30 miles
Most recent distance110 miles
Previous carDodge Durango


Well designed truck; perfect for anything



General Comments:

I bought this truck yesterday and so far, I have no complaints.

I'm still on the dealer-supplied gas so I don't know what kind of mileage I will be getting. I imagine around 18-19 mpg.

The truck drives and rides really well. The cabin is roomy and nothing squeaks/knocks. I love this truck.

Would you buy another car from this manufacturer? Yes

Review Date: 12th February, 2008

Average review marks: 9.1 / 10, based on 2 reviews