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2009 Toyota Tacoma Double Cab
Models: Double Cab Long & Short Bed, 4x4, and PreRunner
Body style / driveline: 4/5-passenger Access Cab, 1/2-ton, light-duty
EPA vehicle class: Compact Truck
Manufacturing location: Huntsville, Alabama
ENGINE 4.0L-V6 (Standard on all 4x2, PreRunner, and 4x4 models)
Type, Materials 4.0-liter DOHC EFI V6, 24-valve aluminum block with aluminum alloy head with VVT-i
Displacement 3,956 cc
Bore x Stroke 3.70 x 3.74 in.
Compression Ratio 10.0:1
Horsepower 236 hp @ 5,200 rpm
Torque 266 lb-ft @ 3,800 rpm
Ignition System DIS (Direct)
Fuel System EFI
Recommended Fuel 87 or higher
Emission Certification LEV II
EPA Estimated Fuel Economy* (city/highway MPG) 15/19 (6-speed manual 4x2/PreRunner)
14/19 (6-speed manual 4x4)
17/21 (5-speed automatic)
*2009 EPA MPG Estimates. Actual mileage will vary.
4x2 front engine with rear-wheel drive;
4x4 front engine with part-time four-wheel drive
Transmission Type 4.0-liter V6 with 6-speed manual 4.0-liter V6 with 5-speed ECT automatic
Gear Ratios
1st 4.17 3.52
2nd 2.19 2.04
3rd 1.49 1.40
4th 1.19 1.00
5th 1.00 0.72
6th 0.85 ---------
Reverse 3.61 3.22
Differential Ratio
2.7-liter 4x2 3.153 ---------
PreRunner/4x4 3.727 3.727
Cab Models
4x2 Standard ---------
PreRunner --------- Standard
4x4 Standard Available
4x4 Transfer Case Ratio (high/low) 1.00:1/2.57:1
Suspension Front Coil spring independent double wishbone with gas-filled shock absorbers (4x2 - low mount; 4x4 - high mount)
Suspension Rear Leaf spring rigid suspension
Front Stabilizer Bar Diameter 1.18 in.
1.10 in. (TRD Off-Road package only)
Steering Type rack-and-pinion power steering
Overall Ratio 17.4/17.3 (4x2/PreRunner and 4x4)
Turns (lock to lock) 3.43 turns (4x2)
3.64 turns (PreRunner, and all 4x4)
Turning Circle Diameter (curb to curb) Double Cab and Double Cab Long Bed: 40.6/44.0 ft.
Front - type/diameter Ventilated disc/10.83 in. (4x2)/ 12.56 in. (PreRunner and 4x4)
Front Swept Area (4x2/4x4) 56.75/65.51 sq in.
Rear - type/diameter Leading-Trailing Drum /10.0 in.
Rear Swept Area (4x2/4x4) 61.82/61.82 sq in.
Parking Pedal Type (Automatic)
Stick Type (Manual)
Anti-lock Brake System (ABS) Brake Conrol System with Anti-lock Brake System (ABS), Electronic Braking Distribution (EBD), Brake Assist (BA), TRAC, VSC and Auto LSD
Wheel Size 15 in. 15 in. 18 in. 16 in.
Wheel Type and Material steel styled steel alloy styled steel
Tire Size P215/70R15 P215/70R15 P255/45R18 P245/75R16
Type All-Season All-Season All-Season Mud & Snow rated
Note: All specs are for both 4x2 and 4x4 unless otherwise noted.