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Would you ever Consider trading in your tacoma for a car to save gas??

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by TacomaBuzz, May 2, 2010.

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Would you ever Consider trading in your tacoma for a car to save gas??

Poll closed Jun 1, 2010.
  1. Hell no, i wouldn't trade in my truck

    289 vote(s)
    81.6%
  2. Yes, If gas prices go Higher

    42 vote(s)
    11.9%
  3. I already Traded it in for a car

    3 vote(s)
    0.8%
  4. Im considering it

    20 vote(s)
    5.6%
  1. May 2, 2010 at 8:36 PM
    #1
    TacomaBuzz

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    This is just a poll to see how many would trade in their Tacoma for a more fuel efficient car to save gas. Would you consider parting with your Tacoma??
     
  2. May 2, 2010 at 8:37 PM
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    JimBeam

    JimBeam BECAUSE INTERNETS!! Moderator

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  3. May 2, 2010 at 8:37 PM
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    Koov

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    Not at this time.......Maybe if gas gets to $20 a gallon.
     
  4. May 2, 2010 at 8:43 PM
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    OZ-T

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    Well , I bought my TRUCK because I needed a TRUCK , if I just wanted to drive around I would probably get a small car like a Volkswagen Golf GTI .

    OZ
     
  5. May 2, 2010 at 8:44 PM
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    WilsonTheDog

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    I have considered it recently because my life is about to go through a huge change. However, I owe less than two years on the truck so what I'll be doing is paying it off and then buying a used compact car. in the end, I love my truck and don't want to part with it.
     
  6. May 2, 2010 at 8:45 PM
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    desertdude59

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  7. May 2, 2010 at 8:45 PM
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    Tacomadude89

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  8. May 2, 2010 at 8:46 PM
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    ktmrider

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    Ill get a 2nd job or something, I need a truck
     
  9. May 2, 2010 at 8:49 PM
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    tammikm

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    i traded my truck in for a new camry and after 1 year i went back to a truck! cars suck!! lol
     
  10. May 2, 2010 at 8:51 PM
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    tads

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    I have both, my Solara and Celica both get better than 30mpg. Heck my 4-banger Taco gets close to that. I basically just use the Taco on weekends though for lumber / random junk hauling, so it really wouldn't make sense to trade it off. It was bought for a purpose, which it does perfectly. I can't imagine anything in the pipe anytime soon that could do the job it does, with better fuel economy. I mean even though the Ranger is a bit more economical, it has no load capacity or horsepower, and well the Colorado's the biggest piece of crap ever. The Dakota, well they figure that one in gallons per mile, not miles per gallon.
     
  11. May 2, 2010 at 8:51 PM
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    w8n4mud

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    If I want to save gas... I just drive slower. I've done it before. I can do it again. It's just more fun to drive fast. I'd do the same no matter what car/truck/SUV I drive. :D
     
  12. May 2, 2010 at 8:55 PM
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    WilsonTheDog

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    That will pretty much be my situation. It's a good solution, best of both worlds.
     
  13. May 2, 2010 at 8:59 PM
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    TacomaBuzz

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    I hate cars , had one and hated it. My truck is my daily driver and it will always be that way.
     
  14. May 2, 2010 at 9:04 PM
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    aficianado

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    me too! i sold my truck, and bought a mazdaspeed3. first day of taking my wife's subaru forester pig hunting, i knew i made a very very bad decision. i ended up selling that car in 9 months! i took a bath on it. i cant drive past a MS3 without my wife giving me stinkeye.
    to minimize the hemorrhaging, i bought my tacoma used. i need a truck..
     
  15. May 2, 2010 at 9:08 PM
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    never, thats why i'm getting a r6 to commute to work and school(and have fun:cool:). save my taco for the weekend etc...
     
  16. May 2, 2010 at 9:17 PM
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    Hell no, any car I would buy would get LESS gas mileage than this truck gets.
     
  17. May 2, 2010 at 9:22 PM
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    blackbox

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    not just for that reason, no way. wouldn't even be a consideration unless gas got really expensive, so expensive that you couldn't even drive much with a 50 mpg car.
     
  18. May 2, 2010 at 9:25 PM
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    James3492

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    Maybe i would exchange for a Tacoma Hybrid :) HAHA.
     
  19. May 2, 2010 at 9:26 PM
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    AvsFanTRD

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    I consider it on occasion for 2 reasons. One for the gas milage and two for the cheaper car payment.
     
  20. May 2, 2010 at 9:27 PM
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    OZ-T

    OZ-T Quite an experience to live in fear , isn't it ?

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    You guys already pay about 1$ / gallon less than we do in Canada , even with our dollar at par .

    OZ
     
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