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Message Posted: Mar 26, 2014 1:00:08 PM

The Toyota Tacoma midsize pickup retains its value better than any other truck or SUV, according to the latest Used Car Guide from the National Automobile Dealers Association.

NADA says a Toyota Tacoma can be expected to retain 80.7 percent of its purchase price after three years, making it the leader in the midsize pickup group and in all vehicle segments covered in the report.

At the other end of the spectrum is the Suzuki Grand Vitara, in the compact SUV category, which can be expected to retain just 41.5 percent of its value over the same time period.

NADA bases retention rates on the most common trim level of three-year old vehicles, in this case light-duty trucks and SUVs from the 2011 model year. The...

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magpie2013
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Message Posted: Apr 13, 2014 6:43:35 PM

Hey there J ERIC if you drive here in Wi. you better have your vehicles rust proofed, for that matter any place that gets a lot of snow and salt all over the road. Of course over here they used excessive amounts of salt, you can tell when it dry out and your on the road it blows white dust all over, this gets into every place on your vehicles and then you got it rust!!
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Tundralimited2009
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Message Posted: Apr 9, 2014 1:06:09 AM

go toyota
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loboso
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Message Posted: Apr 9, 2014 12:34:19 AM

Ok
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JOHNJOEYJOE
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Message Posted: Apr 8, 2014 7:16:46 AM

Go Toyota!
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Seattlehawk
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Message Posted: Apr 6, 2014 8:15:29 PM

Chevy
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Tundralimited2009
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Message Posted: Apr 3, 2014 2:05:51 AM

You get what you can afford
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honda0105
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Message Posted: Mar 30, 2014 7:49:51 AM

magpie: get ready to see more trouble with Ford, and recently GMC, having announced to go to aluminum body trucks.

Al + NaCl = trouble.
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J Eric
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Message Posted: Mar 30, 2014 3:46:22 AM

Tacoma is very popular in the Western states, Magpie. I guess Wisconsin is hard on all vehicles. I remember visiting New York and being shocked at all the rust seen on pickups (of various makes) and cars. Perhaps some day, they will be made of aluminum which should stop the rust problem?

[Edited by: J Eric at 3/30/2014 3:47:17 AM EST]
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magpie2013
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Message Posted: Mar 29, 2014 7:19:33 PM

Not here in Wisconsin the motors are good but the bodies rust out. Not good where there is snow and salt they rust more than any other vehicle, just from what I have seen and from friends who have owned them.
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SC444
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Message Posted: Mar 29, 2014 10:11:37 AM

Must Be A Great Product!
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sydb7
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Message Posted: Mar 29, 2014 9:47:09 AM

Good for Toyota, not for me!
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agrico
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Message Posted: Mar 28, 2014 10:08:33 PM

well made truck
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Hemi3tc
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Message Posted: Mar 28, 2014 1:02:30 PM

Made in the USA

The Toyota Tacoma is a pickup truck manufactured in the U.S. ny Toyota since 1995.

Toyota Motor Manufacturing Texas, Inc (TMMTX) is located in San Antonio. Vehicle manufacture and assembly - Tundra & Tacoma.

Toyota Motor Manufacturing Indiana, Inc. (TMMI) is located halfway between Princeton and Fort Branch. Vehicle manufacture and assembly - Sequoia, Sienna & Highlander.
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deant99
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Message Posted: Mar 28, 2014 11:23:54 AM

The one you trade it for won't last as long, so hang on to it
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bart_reed
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Message Posted: Mar 28, 2014 10:46:40 AM

Good deal.
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mrpc90
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Message Posted: Mar 28, 2014 8:06:43 AM

Obviously, only when the frame doesn't rust into two pieces...
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Message Posted: Mar 28, 2014 7:34:39 AM

Good morning
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grab4it
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Message Posted: Mar 28, 2014 7:34:11 AM

Good
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szd55
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Message Posted: Mar 28, 2014 7:32:04 AM

Nice trucks, wish they had more load carrying.
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jflabbe96
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Message Posted: Mar 28, 2014 6:50:59 AM

All right, but the initial price tag is out of my range anyhow.
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Message Posted: Mar 28, 2014 6:26:20 AM

Funny how Japan has an economic slump that lasted over 10 years, and their auto manufacturers are doing great today.
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76chevy
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Message Posted: Mar 28, 2014 6:11:21 AM

I still keep hearing about "American " brands that are assembled with "global " parts.
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2khawk
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Message Posted: Mar 28, 2014 6:11:09 AM

Funny how Toyota came out with a full size truck that gets worse gas mileage than their American counterparts and they somehow hold their value better.
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Message Posted: Mar 28, 2014 6:08:28 AM

Grreat for them..............
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cheapertvs
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Message Posted: Mar 28, 2014 6:06:04 AM

Interesting!

Gasoline prices?
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NJColt
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Message Posted: Mar 28, 2014 6:04:47 AM

As do most "foreign" cars. But I don't want one when it comes to construction. American trucks are the way to go.
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Message Posted: Mar 28, 2014 6:03:14 AM

OH WELL
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Message Posted: Mar 28, 2014 6:03:08 AM

Whatever
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GLM4205
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Message Posted: Mar 28, 2014 6:02:33 AM

Nothing to do with gas prices.
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Janetique
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Message Posted: Mar 28, 2014 6:01:14 AM

Good for Toyota Tacoma owners.
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Message Posted: Mar 28, 2014 6:01:01 AM

Okay
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Message Posted: Mar 28, 2014 6:00:53 AM

Bovine Fertilizer.
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livedream
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Message Posted: Mar 28, 2014 6:00:34 AM

I don't drive trucks. So the results of this study really don't affect me one way or the other.
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Message Posted: Mar 28, 2014 6:00:33 AM

ok
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valby
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Message Posted: Mar 28, 2014 6:00:31 AM

Who cares?
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Message Posted: Mar 28, 2014 6:00:20 AM

"Thats nice... But I only buy vehicles from American companies."

...which makes you an ignorant retard.
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bondo
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Message Posted: Mar 28, 2014 5:59:54 AM

Good for Toyota and its owners.
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Message Posted: Mar 28, 2014 5:57:45 AM

Imported junk.
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Message Posted: Mar 28, 2014 5:57:40 AM

Thats nice... But I only buy vehicles from American companies.
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Message Posted: Mar 28, 2014 5:56:18 AM

Ok.
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WestMichigan
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Message Posted: Mar 28, 2014 5:55:14 AM

Still not buying one
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Message Posted: Mar 28, 2014 5:54:29 AM

Not cheap
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Message Posted: Mar 28, 2014 5:53:05 AM

Interesting.
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Message Posted: Mar 28, 2014 5:50:20 AM

Gas related?
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Message Posted: Mar 28, 2014 5:49:29 AM

Good for Toyota and the lease rates.
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Message Posted: Mar 28, 2014 5:46:33 AM

Those Suzukis were loaded with incentives even when they were brand new. No wonder Suzuki pulled out of the market.
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Beau2140
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Message Posted: Mar 28, 2014 5:46:13 AM

I really liked my Tacoma. Wish I still had it.
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Message Posted: Mar 28, 2014 5:45:00 AM

Nothing to do with gas prices.
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Message Posted: Mar 28, 2014 5:44:46 AM

not for me
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Message Posted: Mar 28, 2014 5:44:45 AM

sounds about right..
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