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2021 Toyota Tacoma


MSRP* $26,400 - $44,325
Invoice* $24,750 - $41,064


City 17 - 20 Hwy 20 - 24

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Safety Rating

  • Overall Safety:
    4 stars
  • Frontal Crash:
    4 stars
  • Side Crash:
    5 stars

Vehicle crash and safety data is provided by NHTSA, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. NHTSA testing was established by Congress to reduce highway deaths and injuries.

2021 Toyota Tacoma Overview

The 2021 Toyota Tacoma is a mid-size pickup truck with two cab body style options: Access and Double and five- or six-foot bed lengths.

Available trims include the SR, SR5, TRD Sport, TRD Off Road, Limited, and TRD Pro.

It is powered by a standard 159-hp, 2.7-liter four-cylinder engine mated to a six-speed automatic or a five-speed manual transmission and rear-wheel drive (RWD). A more powerful 278-hp, 3.5-liter Atkinson cycle V-6 mated to either a six-speed manual transmission or six-speed automatic is available. Rear-wheel drive comes standard, while four-wheel drive is available for either powertrain.

Consumer Reviews Write a Review

Overall Rating:
4.8 (out of 5)
Value 4.8
Exterior 4.9
Interior 4.7
Comfort 4.7
Performance 4.7
Reliability 4.8
Love my Tacoma

by el Rojo from Benson, AZ | April 07, 2021

This is the third Tacoma I’ve owned and it’s the best yet. 4x4 crew cab SR5, with all the safety features. A very capable on and off road vehicle and nice looking too.

Good not Great

by KS from Cheyenne, WY | April 06, 2021

I purchased a Toyota Tacoma because I wanted a manual transmission. Tacomas are one of only 2 pickups offered with a manual, so it is slim pickings. I got the TRD Off Road Double Cab. The truck does everything I need it to and the manual is great. The let downs are in the ride and comfort areas. This truck rides like a tractor compared to most modern vehicles, yes even compared to other trucks. The gas mileage is mediocre at best for a modern vehicle, that being said it gets what it is rated for (I’ve averaged just over 18 mpg in the first 2000 miles). The back seats even in the double cab are almost useless for carrying people, this doesn’t bother me, I only ever have dogs in the back. That being said, this truck ticked almost all of the boxes for me. If it was a bit more comfortable and got better gas mileage it would be even better. I had a 2019 Honda Ridgeline that I traded for the Tacoma. Honestly, the Ridgeline is a better vehicle (great gas mileage, super comfortable, plenty of space, better power...) but I missed having a manual and I hated having to turn around in the Ridgeline out exploring dirt roads in WY/CO when things got too rough. I have also had a 2016 Tacoma with the 6 speed auto, and would NEVER purchase another with that transmission. It really lets this truck down, gear hunts (refused to shift out of 4th gear) and still gets poor mpg, that truck was a terrible tow rig, even for small loads. It’s manual trans or bust with the Taco for me.

Toyota Tacoma

by Toyota Tundra Fan from Washington, Utah | April 05, 2021

The Toyota Tacoma was a comfortable and this truck was just what we are looking for. We are very pleased with the truck and the purchasing process.

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*MSRP and Invoice prices displayed are for educational purposes only, do not reflect the actual selling price of a particular vehicle, and do not include applicable gas taxes or destination charges.