2012 Toyota Tacoma
Toyota Tacoma: the most reliable brand.
Absolute best truck I have ever owned.
My truck shifts smooth and feels like it can run forever.
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Crash Test Results: Front, Side & Rollover
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- Moderate Overlap Front G
- Side G
- Roof Strength M
- Driver-side Overlap Front N/A
- Brake assist
- Electronic brake-force distribution
- Vehicle stability control *
- Active traction control *
- Side-door impact door beams
- Driver & front passenger advanced airbags w/passenger airbag cut-off switch
- Driver & front passenger seat-mounted side airbags
- Front & rear side curtain airbags
- 3-point seat belts w/emergency locking retractor at all seating positions -inc: front seat belt pretensioners, force limiters & adjustable shoulder anchors, automatic/emergency locking retractor for front passenger & rear seat belts
- LATCH lower & top tether anchors for front passenger seat & all rear seats
- Rear door child safety locks
- Tire pressure monitor system
J.D. Power Ratings
Powertrain Quality ?
Body & Interior Design ?
Safety Recalls (3)
Equipment > Other > Labels Jan 16, 2019Report Receipt Date:Jan 16, 2019NHTSA Campaign:14V475000Summary:Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing (Toyota) is recalling certain model year 2008-2014 FJ Cruiser and Tacoma vehicles equipped with accessory wheels and tires installed by Toyota or dealers prior to the vehicle's first sale. The affected vehicles may list incorrect spare tire size and/or cold tire inflation information on the tire placard. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard No. 110, "Tire Selection and Rims for Passenger Cars."Consequence:If the spare tire is inflated to the incorrect pressure provided on the placard, tire failure may occur while it is being driven on, increasing the risk of a crash.Remedy:For the involved vehicles, overlay stickers to correct the tire placard will either be mailed to owners or provided to dealers for placement over the incorrect information on the placard. The recall is expected to begin in September 2014. Owners may contact Toyota customer service at 1-800-331-4331.
Electronic Stability Control , Service Brakes, Hydraulic Jan 16, 2019Report Receipt Date:Jan 16, 2019NHTSA Campaign:14V054000Summary:Toyota is recalling certain model year 2012 and 2013 Toyota Tacoma and Lexus RX350 vehicles and certain model year 2012 Toyota Rav4 vehicles. In the affected vehicles, the brake system contains a brake actuator that adjusts the fluid pressure of each wheel cylinder. An electrical component within the actuator may experience an increased resistance resulting in the illumination of various warning lights, including those for the Vehicle Stability Control (VSC) system, Antilock Brake System (ABS), and Traction Control system.Consequence:If this occurs, these systems could become inoperative, reducing the directional control assistance, increasing the risk of a crash.Remedy:Toyota will notify owners, and Toyota and Lexus dealers will update the software for the Skid Control electronic control unit, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin early April 2014. Owners may contact Toyota at 1-800-331-4331.
Structure, Equipment Jan 16, 2019Report Receipt Date:Jan 16, 2019NHTSA Campaign:17V425000Summary:Southeast Toyota Distributors, LLC (SET) is recalling certain 2011-2016 Toyota Tacoma and 4Runner vehicles equipped with accessory hood scoops installed by SET or SET dealers. The adhesive attaching the hood scoop may weaken, allowing the hood scoop to detach from the vehicle.Consequence:If the hood scoop detaches, it may become a road hazard, increasing the risk of a crash.Remedy:SET will notify owners, and dealers will mechanically fasten the scoop to the hood, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin August 28, 2017. Owners may contact SET customer service at 1-954-429-2000. SET's number for this recall is SET17B.