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I'm thinking about trading in my 07 Tacoma DC 4x4 TRD for a 2010 Tundra Crew Max Ltd. 5.7L.
The Tacoma has been fantastic, and I'm a little worried about Toyota quality lately and don't want to get rid of a known great truck for a potential headache.

I don't really need the upgrade, but I feel like treating myself.

I checked the TSB's on the 2010 tundra and there arent really any to speak of. I wonder if that is because it is still relatively early for the model year?

Anyone think this would be a mistake?
thanks!
 

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Toyota quality is excellent. Don't let the idiots in the media or gov't tell you anything different. And that would be one sweet ride. BTW the 2010 is a 2-generation truck so its been around a while. That means you won't have to worry about some common problems like the air pumps in the 07's or the diff growl or any of the other things that came about with the early models. And if you have the space and $$ keep the taco for hauling junk around. Make it the work horse because you won't want to beat up the beautiful Tundra now would you?
 

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Keep the Taco! A Toyota is a Toyota. If you don't need the extra HP or room, keep the $$ in your pocket and out of the stealers hands. I had an 06' Taco Pre Runner SR5 AC. Nice little truck but I did need the room so I traded up to the 07' Tundra. Now she is almost paid off and I have not looked at another vehicle for a long time...

Good luck.
 

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I actually can use the extra room the the crew max cab. Two rear facing baby seats, they don't really fit that great in the DC Taco.
I actually have the money right. good suggestion Big Money but can't keep both!!!

The resale on the Taco is rediculously good right now, and the the incentives on the Tundra: $2000 cash back and 5 yrs 0% financing. thats worth probably another 8-9k off the sale price.

I just don't want to do it if the feeling is that the Tundra is not as good quality as the Tacoma?

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There aren't TSBs because Toyota had 3 years to iron out the bugs of the "new" truck. My '07 has been great. I wouldn't worry about any quality issues. The Govt. and media are making a big deal out of things because it's a Japanese company. Mine has been as perfect as any other Toyota that I have owned. Go for it, you'll LOVE it....
 

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One thing you'll definitely lose if the resale value of the Tacoma versus the resale of the Tundra. Tacos seem to hold it, while Tundras seem to drop it. Quickly.
 

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It's not my money so its easy for me to say go for it. If you can afford to treat yourself then I don't think you'll regret buying a Tundra. Seeing as you already have a great truck your in a no lose situation. Good luck.
 

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Same here, no problems with my 07 model, I'll say treat yourself to a 2010 model is a beast.
 

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My buddy just traded his 06 double cab Tacoma for a platinum Crewmax and I haven't seen such a big a$$ grin on his face in awhile.
 

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As a 08 LTD CrewMax owner I say you got little to lose other than in town and if your leaning on that pedal the mpg can suffer, but once you get used to being in cruise mode and stay around 70-75 on the highway you can get nearly what your Taco did for mpg, just not in town. The room and comfort are second to NONE, the CM has more room and places to put stuff than all other trucks, a couple inches less head room but that's not a huge deal... I have zero complaints about my Tundra, great truck. Owned a Diesel Superduty before and i'd say this Tundra with its drive line is awesome for a gas truck and would rival many stock diesels on the road towing, i'm sure of that. Its just built for hauling and pulling from the start. Great truck with Room for adults in back, my buddies actually fight for back seat,,, not shotgun.
 

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I would also say that you need to think about gas. I have a small lift with slightly larger than OE tires and in city I get about 9-10 MPG. So cost of use will go up too. However, I don't know what kind of rate you got on your taco but 0% is pretty awesome and puts you in a much more expensive vehicle for a much lower cost. If you can afford it I say go for it. I have a '07 and never had any problems. I had a '99 taco and now I couldn't imagine going back to a truck that small especially with car seats. Good luck whatever you choose!
 

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Thanks guys, I pulled the trigger last night. got in on the last day of 60 months 0% financing and $2000 cash back, selling price before the cash back was = invoice price, (which I know is BS).
Here is what I got:

Crewmax, 5.7L TRD, memory seats, sunroof. Nautical Blue Metallic with tan interior.

Should get it sometime within the next two weeks.
 

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Congratulations, you won't be disappointed :)
 
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