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6'+ tall drivers

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas' started by whiteknight24, Dec 19, 2012.

  1. Dec 19, 2012 at 7:28 PM
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    whiteknight24

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    Anyone out there over 6' tall driving a tacoma? I know sounds like a dumb question but im about 6'3-6'4 ish and im just curious to see if anyone else tall like me is driving a tacoma and is comfortable in it. Just curious because im looking to get a tacoma once i get rid of my gmc 1500. Wondering how the room inside compares, even though i know the tacoma is not a full size.
    Thanks
     
  2. Dec 19, 2012 at 7:30 PM
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    Khaos

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    I'm 6'3 and am perfectly comfortable in the '05, even on long road trips.

    I'll never ride in my backseat, but I had a buddy in high school who was 6'5 and rode back there everyday and never complained. Not quite sure how he did it, but he was a skinny dude so I'm sure that helped alot,.
     
  3. Dec 19, 2012 at 7:30 PM
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    One of the guys I work with is 6'7 and like 260lbs ...he loves his 2010 black access cab
     
  4. Dec 19, 2012 at 7:33 PM
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    I am about 6'2. Its certainly comfy. However, the rear view mirror is way to low. I ordered a bracket that raises it up as high as it can go. It is still in my normal field of vision. Because of this I find that I am hunching down to see under it. On longer trips this causes a lot of back pain for me. I don't have this problem in my Tahoe.
     
  5. Dec 19, 2012 at 7:33 PM
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    I'm 6'4" and on my 6th Tacoma. One regular cab, three extra cabs, and two DC's....Did not fit too well in the regular cab but EC's and DC's are comfortable for me...2012 has been the most comfortable. I even had an electric sunroof installed and still enough headroom
     
  6. Dec 19, 2012 at 7:33 PM
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    jgwheeler17

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    my 6'4" self is very content in my double cab. . . my first impression of the tacoma (seating wise) when i test drove it was how low the seat was to the floor. compared to my jeep at the time that is. however you get used to it.

    my 7ft tall roommate drives an extended cab first gen lol. it's always funny to see him unfold out of that thing.
     
  7. Dec 19, 2012 at 7:34 PM
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    whiteknight24

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    Thats awesome, just what i wanted to hear thanks! Yeah im looking for a 05 accescab or double cab prerunner, so thanks!
     
  8. Dec 19, 2012 at 7:45 PM
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    I'm 6'2" driving a manual '12. I don't have to have the seat all the way back to the last stop to be comfortable. That has been a pretty rare experience for me. I do agree that the mirror is set too low. Seems to be a theme in the newer cars now days though.
     
  9. Dec 19, 2012 at 7:54 PM
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    I'm 6'2 and drive a 2500 silverado 4 or 5 days a week at work and would rather ride or drive in any seat of the taxi than any of the chevrogay.
    Made an 11 hour trip last Oct to nc with two other guys we swapped up driving and I never got cramped up, the other two guys napped a good bit on the trip, I didn't but I got ADD and if somethin is moving Im watchin
     
  10. Dec 19, 2012 at 8:02 PM
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    I'm 6'2"... The Double Cab is very comfortable.
     
  11. Dec 19, 2012 at 8:08 PM
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    6'2 with a 1gen extra cab. ya i wish i had a little more room but it doesnt get uncomfortable and 2gen seem to be more spaciouse
     
  12. Dec 19, 2012 at 8:11 PM
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    6'3 195 here.

    I'm all legs and arms, fit fine.

    That rear view mirror does hang a little low tho...
     
  13. Dec 19, 2012 at 8:17 PM
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    6'4 225lbs and this is my 3rd 2nd gen Tacoma. I fit just fine. On long drives my leg falls a sleep on me if I don't use cruise control. No big deal.
     
  14. Dec 19, 2012 at 8:17 PM
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    [FONT=&quot] TW user: ImMrYo[/FONT] can solve your problem. His mirror riser brackets are the bomb!!





    I'm 6'6" 200LB. The leg room is great. My only complaint is the steering wheel doesn't telescope far enough.
     
  15. Dec 19, 2012 at 8:32 PM
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    tint, dents, scratches, two blown speakers and trying to pay her off...
    funny you mention that about the mirror. two of my friends drove my truck the other day and that's the first thing they started complaining about. . with the seat as low as it is, ive never noticed the mirror being too low or in the way.
     
  16. Dec 19, 2012 at 8:34 PM
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    gotta be honest with y'all...

    if I was 6'+ I probably would drive a larger truck.
     
  17. Dec 19, 2012 at 8:36 PM
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    I didn't realize the blind spot until I nearly took out a car at a 4 way stop.
     
  18. Dec 19, 2012 at 8:37 PM
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    jgwheeler17

    jgwheeler17 I'm a zit. Get it?

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    tint, dents, scratches, two blown speakers and trying to pay her off...
    i really wouldn't be any more comfortable. i've spent my fair share of time behind the wheel of f150's and silvarado's, and comfort wise they're the same as my tacoma.

    i lean back a little and my seat still has plenty slide left before it's all the way back.
     
  19. Dec 19, 2012 at 8:38 PM
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    jgwheeler17

    jgwheeler17 I'm a zit. Get it?

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    tint, dents, scratches, two blown speakers and trying to pay her off...
    well damn. yeah i can see where that would be an issue :eek:
     
  20. Dec 19, 2012 at 8:40 PM
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    I used to drive full size chevys (and a few fords) until they got too large lately.
     
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