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Old 01-30-2013, 01:45 AM   #21
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Re: Comparing Tacoma

Nice to see them side by side. I wanted to buy a Tacoma, but they were too expensive for my budget with at least 20k more miles than what I got my RL for. Saved some cash and got a truck that is not so common that you see every day. Made a good choice and happy
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Old 01-30-2013, 08:26 AM   #22
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Well, we see which one you favor.
Wise guy that pic was for another "subject"...friends asked about that "cool" 2-way gate

The Tacoma will still be my DD as the wife has grown to really like "Her Ridgeline " and it now has NH tags...all nice and legal....
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Old 02-24-2013, 08:16 PM   #23
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Re: Comparing Tacoma

i can comment from first hand experience i had an 08 rtx loved it i decided to try a 13 tacoma dbl cab trd sport hate it so much I'm trading in after only having 1mo and i pick up my rtl navi tomorrow
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Old 02-25-2013, 06:10 AM   #24
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Re: Comparing Tacoma

Welcome back houseofmouse, life's too short to drive something that you hate
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Old 02-25-2013, 01:16 PM   #25
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That makes my decision to buy a RL even better as I was second guessing as to whether I should have explored the Tacoma more. Not based on anything as we just got our RL and love it so far.
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Old 02-25-2013, 03:39 PM   #26
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Re: Comparing Tacoma

If we are going to compare Ridgelines to Tacomas, Here is a pic of my 2008 Ridgeline beside my fathers 2013 Tacoma in Nova Scotia shortly after I bought it.



His is a 2.7L 4 banger with a 5 speed so its not going to win any races but having driven it lots I can say its a very nice truck. I like the ride of the ridgeline better. The ridge is on a little bit of a hill on the grass but normally the tacoma sits just a hair taller than the ridgeline, but the ridgeline is definitely wider. If I needed a "truck" truck I would have a Tacoma in heart beat. They are a little smaller in side but they are definitely boss trucks.

Dad always says, "ill kick your butt on the trail young man!" and I always say, "race ya!".
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Old 02-25-2013, 03:42 PM   #27
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That makes my decision to buy a RL even better as I was second guessing as to whether I should have explored the Tacoma more. Not based on anything as we just got our RL and love it so far.
Lets see some pics! I loveeee love loveeee the look of the Sport. Those rims... MMMMmmmm.
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Old 02-27-2013, 01:10 PM   #29
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... If I needed a "truck" truck I would have a Tacoma in heart beat. They are a little smaller in side but they are definitely boss trucks.

Dad always says, "ill kick your butt on the trail young man!" and I always say, "race ya!".
i'd be surprised it the tacoma can beat the ridgeline in any category.
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Old 02-27-2013, 01:35 PM   #30
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Tacoma will win off road every time. ( hill climb, deep mud, soft sand, ruts, air ...)
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