Lately I've witnessed, "that problem would not have happened with the Tacoma" ...well, ever wonder why people switch from a Tacoma to a Frontier? Let's take 29 previous, then Taco (now Frontier), owner's accounts on why they made the switch:
Sorry to whomever I may have offended by this listing, just paraphrased each account to several words or less. No bias intended, no need to flame me for what was said. I did not say it, only referenced it. Take it easy, while I advocate the authenticy of a new, proposed holiday: "Wave at a Taco for Remorse" day.
2009 Super Black Pro4x KC Auto
Volant intake w/ AEM dryflow, tinted front windows, in channel wind deflectors, Nissan hood protector, Weathertech digital fit floor mats, Extang Trifecta, Pioneer AVH-P4200DVD
When there's money speakers and amp, tuner, headers and exhaust
I test drove three tacos, then went and test drove my Frontier... I didn't even make it out of the dealer parking lot before my mind was made up... and that was before nissan said they would give me $2000 more for a military discount than toyota would. I believe frontier is a lot more truck for less.
2012 Frontier Pro-4x: 2" PRG Spacers/ 2AAL deaver's with 5125 bilstein's. 255/85/16 BFG KM2s. Shrockworks rock sliders. LEER 100XL with Thule rack system, WeatherTech floor mats, 48"Hi-lift, Shovel, Fiskars axe. ARB Recovery strap and shackles. Viair 450P air compressor.
To many people just blindly follow toyota. The sales numbers are dropping for them and honda because you need to back up the reputation with continued quality products and the publics learning they aren't what they used to be.
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2010 Nissan Frontier SE Crew Cab Long Bed 4X4 Radiant Silver 6-Speed
2007 Nissan Pathfinder SE 4X4 Desert Stone
2011 Nissan Rogue SV AWD Frosted Steel
2012 Dodge Challenger SRT8 Yellow Jacket Edition 6-Speed in Stinger Yellow
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Sad to say, we didn't like much more. The great seating position failed to rub off on the seat comfort, and the well-laid-out and attractive interior was otherwise dinged for cheap-feeling materials that lent a "Corolla built at a Camry price" sensation.
While quick when given full throttle (0-60 in 7.4 seconds and the quarter mile in 15.9 at 85.7 mph), the Tacoma felt lethargic under normal driving. "You have to have the thing floored constantly to get it to go anywhere," logged Febbo. And when we conducted payload and trailer testing, the Tacoma seemed the most hampered and affected. As the only participant with rear drum brakes, the Toyota also exhibited poor, grabby brake feel. Then there's the Tacoma's fuel economy: Its EPA rating of 16/21 mpg city/highway is marginally worse than that of the F-150 EcoBoost, which weighs 1357 pounds more.
Toyota's small trucks used to blow the competition away; now, it seems OK with simply being one of the best. Maybe when the Tacoma gets its swagger back, and nets livelier, more fuel-efficient powertrains, it'll fare better.
2011 KC SV 4X4, 6spd and utility package
Tuff Tonno cover, Leonard hitch, Hypertech 93 octane tune, Kool Vue intake, TB bypass, OEM side steps, OEM fog lights, OEM skids, Pioneer speakers
2012 Rogue all stock
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