Hello all, this is my first post to TW. I have been searching the forums for a few months, 'shopping ideas'. I am not an off roader as I only have a Nissan Sentra and Toyota Sienna. I am married and father of one and 2nd on is a glimmer in the eye.
This much is certain: Double Cab.
However I want the off road because of all it is capable of. It is the Swiss Army knife of Tacomas IMO. This truck is all about functionality. If I want to be a jack ass and climb rocks, steep hills etc, then I can in the OR. The only thing it can't do is have a long bed. 90% of the time I will be on road, I do live in the mountain of NJ, so I am concerned about snow that any 4x4 or Subaru can handle. 10% of the time I plan on using the truck to landscape my yard, get mulch, cut trees down, and when I have extra cash, get some quarry process and put down a new paver patio. I do tow a 1986 Mastercraft ski boat twice a year about 4 miles each way, might want to bring it 300 miles once a summer.
I would like the long bed but the weight capacity of the SB v LB is negligible.
Wife likes the look of the LB, I don't care, I like the OR functions, even though I may never use them.
I can't make a decision, 30G is a lot to drop.
a) Get the OR DCSB (carry the kids into the woods)
b) Get OR AC reg bed (You got a Sienna and a 4dr Sentra)
c) Get Sport LB (just because its a waste to get OR function 'just because')