1. Welcome to Tacoma World!

    You are currently viewing as a guest! To get full-access, you need to register for a FREE account.

    As a registered member, you’ll be able to:
    • Participate in all Tacoma discussion topics
    • Communicate privately with other Tacoma owners from around the world
    • Post your own photos in our Members Gallery
    • Access all special features of the site

possible buyers remorse or six envy

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by emacpgh, Jul 16, 2009.

  1. Jul 16, 2009 at 9:26 PM
    #1
    emacpgh

    emacpgh [OP] Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Jun 5, 2009
    Member:
    #18057
    Messages:
    125
    Gender:
    Male
    First Name:
    eric
    pittsburgh
    Vehicle:
    silver streak mica sr5 sport
    Aries stainless steel bull bar , afe pro dry s filter , secondary air filter removal, scangauge II
    EDIT......................... i love this truck!! it has grown on me , wouldnt change a thing if i had to do it over!!
     
  2. Jul 16, 2009 at 9:27 PM
    #2
    derekabraham

    derekabraham Living vicariously through everybody

    Joined:
    Jul 8, 2008
    Member:
    #7822
    Messages:
    29,052
    Gender:
    Male
    First Name:
    TW'S Hippy Liberal
    Portland, OR
    Vehicle:
    2002 4x4 4Runner
    Stick on hood scoop from Autozone.
    Well if you know the guy at the dealership they probably won't be too harsh on you. :D
     
  3. Jul 16, 2009 at 9:27 PM
    #3
    Razorecko

    Razorecko Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Jun 7, 2009
    Member:
    #18125
    Messages:
    1,447
    Gender:
    Male
    Vehicle:
    '09 Pyrite DCLB TRD Supercharged
    Look into the kbb and nada value BUT i think you would do very well. You have a 4cyl which gets better mpg & the tacoma's hold value very well. I dont think you'd lose out that much
     
  4. Jul 16, 2009 at 9:28 PM
    #4
    rab89

    rab89 Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Jan 14, 2009
    Member:
    #12578
    Messages:
    5,467
    Gender:
    Male
    First Name:
    Ross
    Kelowna b.c canada
    Vehicle:
    2012 DCLB
    Grillcraft mx black upper and lower BHLM with Gloss black 265 70 17 bfg a/t center console light mini mag mounted in center console debadged bed lights 35W 5000k HID's
    go talk to them and see what they say, you could sell it privately and buy a new v6 taco...?
     
  5. Jul 16, 2009 at 9:29 PM
    #5
    Canadianboy

    Canadianboy Taco love in East Van

    Joined:
    Jun 11, 2009
    Member:
    #18308
    Messages:
    892
    Gender:
    Male
    First Name:
    James
    Vancouver, BC
    Vehicle:
    09 TRD Sport S/B 4x4 Auto in Mag Grey
    Icon Stage 3, Goodyear Duratracs and KMC Addicts!
    Likely lose $3000 -$5000 due to depreciation. Try selling it private, you'll be able to get more for it.
     
  6. Jul 16, 2009 at 9:36 PM
    #6
    emacpgh

    emacpgh [OP] Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Jun 5, 2009
    Member:
    #18057
    Messages:
    125
    Gender:
    Male
    First Name:
    eric
    pittsburgh
    Vehicle:
    silver streak mica sr5 sport
    Aries stainless steel bull bar , afe pro dry s filter , secondary air filter removal, scangauge II
    thanks, didnt really need the sr5 package any way. could cut cost onthe new on by nixing that.
     
  7. Jul 16, 2009 at 9:37 PM
    #7
    rab89

    rab89 Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Jan 14, 2009
    Member:
    #12578
    Messages:
    5,467
    Gender:
    Male
    First Name:
    Ross
    Kelowna b.c canada
    Vehicle:
    2012 DCLB
    Grillcraft mx black upper and lower BHLM with Gloss black 265 70 17 bfg a/t center console light mini mag mounted in center console debadged bed lights 35W 5000k HID's
    give it a shot man, I think the 4 cyl is underpowered for a truck
     
  8. Jul 16, 2009 at 9:47 PM
    #8
    Okkine

    Okkine Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Jun 26, 2008
    Member:
    #7590
    Messages:
    771
    Gender:
    Male
    Vancouver, BC
    Vehicle:
    2009 Magnetic Grey Access Cab - 2.7L I4 - 4x2
    I looked up my 09 I4 4x2 a few weeks ago and it's only dropped $2000 (Canadian) in value in six months. I'm looking at trading up when the lease is up in 2 years.
     
  9. Jul 16, 2009 at 9:50 PM
    #9
    Untamed_SS

    Untamed_SS Stayed Up Too Late

    Joined:
    Oct 22, 2008
    Member:
    #10163
    Messages:
    1,962
    Gender:
    Male
    First Name:
    Adam
    Haughton, Louisiana
    Vehicle:
    08 Speedway Blue Access Cab
    Alpine iDA-X200 Deck, Rockford P3, Infinity 1600 A Amp, Black Badges, "KnightRider Mod", Back-up lights. Painted Engine Cover. TRD QuickShifter & Shift Knob. MAF Calibrator. Doug Thorley LT Headers. Custom Y-Pipe. Flowmaster 50 series. Satoshi Grill
    WooHoo!

    Get the V6!

    If you can. :D
     
  10. Jul 16, 2009 at 9:53 PM
    #10
    rab89

    rab89 Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Jan 14, 2009
    Member:
    #12578
    Messages:
    5,467
    Gender:
    Male
    First Name:
    Ross
    Kelowna b.c canada
    Vehicle:
    2012 DCLB
    Grillcraft mx black upper and lower BHLM with Gloss black 265 70 17 bfg a/t center console light mini mag mounted in center console debadged bed lights 35W 5000k HID's
    that's the spirit! the 4.0 v6 RIPS!
     
  11. Jul 16, 2009 at 10:03 PM
    #11
    WilsonTheDog

    WilsonTheDog Kylie's dad

    Joined:
    Nov 17, 2007
    Member:
    #3496
    Messages:
    4,837
    Gender:
    Male
    First Name:
    Eric
    Myrtle Beach SC
    Vehicle:
    07 Prerunner SR5 DC/SB V6
    Magnaflow 12576 muffler & chrome tip, Westin step bars, 27% tint, Pop N Lock, AFE ProdryS, bed mat, Husky liners, D-rings added, Access Literider tonneau, Pioneer 4-ways all around, GY Wrangler Duratracs 265/75/16, 5100's @ 1.75", 1.5" AAL
    Making payments on something you aren't happy with sucks.
     
  12. Jul 16, 2009 at 10:05 PM
    #12
    Kenny650

    Kenny650 Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Apr 13, 2009
    Member:
    #15944
    Messages:
    821
    Gender:
    Male
    As soon as you drive a car off a dealer lot, the value drops like a rock.
     
  13. Jul 16, 2009 at 10:13 PM
    #13
    emacpgh

    emacpgh [OP] Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Jun 5, 2009
    Member:
    #18057
    Messages:
    125
    Gender:
    Male
    First Name:
    eric
    pittsburgh
    Vehicle:
    silver streak mica sr5 sport
    Aries stainless steel bull bar , afe pro dry s filter , secondary air filter removal, scangauge II
    maby a domestic would , but have heard tacos drop more like a feather.
     
  14. Jul 16, 2009 at 11:11 PM
    #14
    TacoNut

    TacoNut IgnoringChrisWatchingEdLi veVicariouslyThroughMJP2

    Joined:
    Mar 29, 2008
    Member:
    #5597
    Messages:
    5,243
    Gender:
    Male
    First Name:
    Adam
    Denver, Co
    Vehicle:
    16 TRD OR DCSB Quicksand
    both fall at 9.8 M/S/S :D :D :D :D

    give it a shot, just don't do anything unless you can comfortably afford the payments
     
  15. Jul 17, 2009 at 12:23 AM
    #15
    johnecon2001

    johnecon2001 Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Apr 26, 2009
    Member:
    #16456
    Messages:
    1,019
    Gender:
    Male
    Phoenix, AZ
    Vehicle:
    2005 TRD Sport 4x4 Access Cab
    Downey front skid, Trail Gear U-Bolt flip, Toytec AAL, Total Chaos UCA's, Bilstein 5100's x4 + Eibach adjustable coils, Doug Thorley Long Tube Headers, Custom Rear bumper, TRD OffRoad front tow hook, TRD Trail Team wheels, Federal Couragia M/T 265's, ARB rear locker + on board air (CKMA12), TRD shift knob, Alpine W205, TRD seat covers, Tom Woods 1 Piece drive shaft, Powermaster D2700, Stubbs HD-SKO Sliders.
    Why not trade it in for an '08 or an '07? You probably won't have to pay more in that case.
     
  16. Jul 17, 2009 at 3:43 AM
    #16
    grivera

    grivera Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Sep 25, 2008
    Member:
    #9474
    Messages:
    783
    Gender:
    Male
    Hanover, MD
    Vehicle:
    '08 DC SR5 4x4, Desert Sand Mica
    Rear Suspension TSB, Bilstein 5100 on all 4 corners-fronts set at 1.75". BFG A/T's @ 265/75/16; Access LE Roll-up cover; Iron Cross Tube SS Steps; Fumoto valve; WeatherTech Liners; AFE Pro-Dry; front side windows tinted 20%; TW Decal!

    How bad of a hit you take also depends on what type of deal you got when you bought the 4-banger. Did you pay under invoice-if so, by how much; any rebates; did you trade-in with negative equity? All of these facors determine if it would be a worthwhile trade for the v-6.
     
  17. Jul 17, 2009 at 4:00 AM
    #17
    sriley727

    sriley727 Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    May 3, 2009
    Member:
    #16735
    Messages:
    148
    Gender:
    Male
    Aiken, SC
    Vehicle:
    08 Reg cab PreRunner SR5
    Bone stock
    Keep the 4 cyl. You bought it for a reason, you'll regret selling it for a reason.
     
  18. Jul 17, 2009 at 4:56 AM
    #18
    imsikotic

    imsikotic If u cant stand behind our troops. Stand in front

    Joined:
    Apr 22, 2009
    Member:
    #16278
    Messages:
    5,099
    Gender:
    Male
    First Name:
    Randy
    Temecula, Ca
    Vehicle:
    06 TRD Sport DesertRunner
    4" Camburg Race Spindles and Icon 2.5" ext travel Coilovers in the front for about 5"of lift and for the rear All-Pro 3" leaf pack and Fox 2.0 Resi's converted to piggyback and custom valved by DownSouth Motorsports. 17x9" KMC XD Addicts w/ 4.5 inch Backspacing and -12 Offset. Wrangler Duratracs 285/70/17. K&N CAI, Exhaust, Carriage Works Billet Grill, Custom Bed bar with ProComp fog lights,DirtKing Fabrication front bumper w/ 3 HID converted Hellas, Demello rear PreRunner bumper, Tinted windows, Full System w/ 2 10s, Garmin 265WT, ClearHLM. Theres more I just cant think of it right now.
    Do it! The 4.0 is great. But like one of the other guys said take a look at the older ones first, you might be able to save some more cash.
     
  19. Jul 17, 2009 at 5:09 AM
    #19
    JeffRock

    JeffRock Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Mar 18, 2009
    Member:
    #14910
    Messages:
    1,198
    Gender:
    Male
    Capital region, NY
    Vehicle:
    09 Tacoma accesscab 4x4 SR5 2.7L
    Toyota all weather floor mats. Mag light that clunks around in the jack compartment. Dog hair. Dog drool on the windows.
    I am happy with my 2.7
    I didn't buy a truck to win races. And i like 20MPG.
     
  20. Jul 17, 2009 at 5:42 AM
    #20
    T@co_Pr3runn3r

    T@co_Pr3runn3r XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX

    Joined:
    Jan 20, 2009
    Member:
    #12767
    Messages:
    11,951
    Gender:
    Male
    <----------------->
    Vehicle:
    08 RC Prerunner SR5
    +2
     
To Top