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Old 01-24-2014, 06:26 PM   #1
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To buy or not to buy

I'm not sure where to post this so I'm hoping I chose the right forum.

I'm trying to decide if I should buy a new Tacoma now, which I really need to get rid of my truck before I get too many more miles on it or I just found out that there is a new Tacoma coming out in 2015. Should I wait for the new body style?

Does anyone know anything about the new style coming?
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Welcome, Brandy. Buy the cheapest new one on the lot. I don't care what color. If you need the truck now, just do it.
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Old 01-24-2014, 06:33 PM   #3
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Nobody knows. How many miles on the '08?
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Old 01-24-2014, 06:37 PM   #4
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Sorry, never saw the 08. Thought you had a Ford. Never mind.
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Old 01-24-2014, 06:53 PM   #5
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134,000

I travel a lot. That's straight highway miles

I'm a truck girl.
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Old 01-24-2014, 06:55 PM   #6
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I bet you couldn't put another 200k on that truck in the next 10 years.
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Old 01-24-2014, 07:04 PM   #7
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134,000

I travel a lot. That's straight highway miles

I'm a truck girl.

Highway miles are the best miles, I'm happy to not want debt more than wanting new things, to me 134K and 6 years is young, I'll keep my '05 another 10+ years.


Wait until you know for sure it's a 3rd generation, I can't imagine a '14 is gonna feel any different than your '08.
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Old 02-08-2014, 08:17 PM   #8
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hold off for a new drivetrain.
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Old 02-08-2014, 08:45 PM   #9
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Yeah keep what you have. Don't be one of those people that thinks 150k miles on any vehicle means it's old. As a dealer looking to buy, I love those people who think their vehicle is worthless because it has over 100k miles. 134k miles on most vehicles isn't that much, especially for a tacoma.

Save your money and wait till you actually need a truck. If the regular maintenance has been done especially timming belt, then you should be good to go another 100k at least.

If your wanting a new truck just to have a "NEW" vehicle and your worried about trade in value or resale value of your current truck then that's your call. Personally your 2008 model compared to a 2014 model isn't that big of a difference IMO. If Toyota had come out with a new body style (3rd gen) then getting a new truck would be more justified.
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I totally agree with the guy above me, that truck will not break down if properly maintained. If I were you I'd just keep it especially since you're driving that much gas must be worse than a car payment with that many miles per month
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Save your money and wait till you actually need a truck. If the regular maintenance has been done especially timming belt, then you should be good to go another 100k at least.
Chain, no need to worry about that one.
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I just left the Philadelphia auto show. 2015 new Tacoma. 2016 Tacoma diesel in USA!
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Cool thanks

Great advice! Yes, I maintain it. You're right the 14 looks no different. Being single I worry about being stranded on the side of the road, and not trusting my taco the way I should, I worry with high miles comes problems. But I've taken very good care of my truck. Thanks for the help.
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Chain, no need to worry about that one.
Nice! I didn't know the 05+ V6 motors had chains, I thought all the v6's had belts. Well that's good news for you OP!
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