I'm assuming you are considering the newest models which come equipped with the 3. It's made of high quality materials, very reliable in terms of distance. There are no blind spots when driving or really any negative issues. Now, instead of taking the 3. The most favorite features which prompted me to purchase the car was its engine performance, its ability to for a longer distance without collapsing, its hard body, the seats arrangement, and also the ability to consume little amount of fuel and its speed.
The option lists include all the popular pickup power-operated accessories like seats, windows, mirrors and locks, as well as several very good sound systems. This truck was being designed before the current Dodge Ram and Ford F-Series made their big market splashes, so Toyota went with a very conservative approach just as the market was changing toward chrome-grilled macho trucks. At the time late 1990s some believed a revamped T100 with a V8 engine was on the way, and there were some reports that altered V8 powered T100s were used as test-mules, but ultimately it never came to pass, and the T100 was superseded by the Toyota Tundra. The T100 was the last Japanese-built Toyota pickup made for when production ceased in December 1997, ending with the 1998 model year. Generally, the performance is awesome, reliable and relatively cheap to maintain. It had an extended cab so five people fit in it comfortably.
My truck came with the bigger engine, so I was able to haul equipment, tools, and a trailer. EngineFilter selectedEngineList, null ; engineFilter. WheelSystemFilter selectedWheelSystemList, null ; wheelSystemFilter. But the T100 V6 has almost everything else. And don't forget, Toyota also makes some of the world's best manual gearboxes; we mention this because a manual may be a better deal with this engine, since it makes the most of the available power. FuelTypeFilter selectedFuelTypeList, null ; fuelTypeFilter.
But as you'd expect of a Toyota, it isn't so businesslike as to avoid creature comforts. InstalledOptionsFilter selectedInstalledOptionIdList, installedOptionIdToLabelMap, possiblyDroppedOptionsMap ; installedOptionsFilter. NewUsedFilter selectedNewUsedList, null ; newUsedFilter. The T100 suspension, with leaf springs at the rear end and torsion-bar setup at the front, offers plenty of travel and shock absorption for a street truck, a smooth ride, and a minimum of wallowing about. A 5spd manual equipped truck will say it is rated for 3500 lbs? The extended cab offers an ample amount of storage space for cargo.
It seems solid and safe on highway, with no quirks in the handling with predictable performance. Also, there are two new colors. Using the lower gears made coming down a mountain easy. Summary This is a really nice street truck, capable of lots of recreational travel duties including light towing and family hauling. The only things conspicuously absent are a passenger-side airbag, which we'll see on 1998 models, and a third door for extended cab models, something that's been very popular for Ford and General Motors trucks.
Interior materials in our test truck were high quality and have the look of high durability, as well, although we found the color combinations a bit on the dull side. The black, semi-rigid cover, with a hefty vinyl covering supported by underbows, looked great and was extremely well made and taut. Electronics well fitted to listen to music while driving. T-100 not particularly flashy or stylish, but overtime, that has worked in its favor, as it does not look dated at all. They are solid as a brick, extremely long lasting, with mine approaching 300,000 miles, and get decent gas mileage. Although the T100 was a bit larger than the competitive and pickup trucks of the time, it was still much smaller than full-size American pickup trucks of the time.
It has all the traditional pickup truck equipment, including an easily removable tailgate, two-tier cargo storage, an array of tie-down hooks in the bed, and a set of stake pockets in the bed as well, where customers can add aftermarket wooden stakes to retain taller loads. The only problem I had with T-100 was when I purchased it, the door handles had been damaged and faulty repair work done to repair them. So the design is a little behind its U. An Xtra Cab model came along several months into the 1995 model year as well. Although the T100 is much larger than the compact Toyota pickup, now known as the Tacoma, it still has all of the basic goodness that the Toyota name implies. There's a storage compartment built into the floor under each seat as well, and the rear compartment is fully trimmed out. Since then, I have not had any issues, although I have learned this is a common complaint.
The automatic transmission made it enjoyable to drive, and worked fine in the mountains. All of the controls are simple, handy, and easy to navigate. Having air conditioning in Florida was a must, and this truck blasted cold air. However, the performance of the T100s have been improved through the use of a new, larger and more sophisticated 3. Although sales were slow at the start, the T100 sales did reach into the mid 40,000 vehicles sold range 1996 in the. The powertrain is typically Toyota, with good performance and the promise of excellent long-term durability and few visits to the shop for things other than routine maintenance. Considering I contacted from 2 states away and answered all my hounding questions.
All T100s were assembled in , and as a result were subject to a on all imported light trucks. The T100 has been awarded J. Toyota is known for dependable vehicles, and the T-100 pickup is no exception. The car speakers are very loud and well situated to enhance good music while driving. Dependable, good power to cruise on the highway or haul a load around. The first was being too small to appeal to buyers of full-size work trucks, the second was the lack of an xtracab version and the third and perhaps most important criticism, was the lack of a with the only available engine being that of a small 3. Walkaround What you see when you approach a T100 like our tester is a pretty generic full-size pickup truck, with a conservative face, cab design and minimum of decoration.
Regardless of price, you get top quality with the Toyota T100. Sales of the were roughly 700,000 per year, while sales of the surged from 550,000 to nearly 850,000 and went from 100,000 to 400,000 with the introduction of the new in 1993. SellerTypeFilter selectedSellerTypeList, null ; sellerTypeFilter. But it's attached to the truck bed rail by a complicated system of six aluminum clamps that will be hard to reach whenever the owner wants to use the cargo bed. The instrument panel has everything you need, laid out properly, but while the tach and speedometer are large and conventional, the minor instruments are sliding-bar gauges that went out in the '70s in American passenger cars.