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Average Mileage:
3,700 miles
Total Complaints:
9 complaints

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2016 Toyota Tacoma Owner Comments

problem #9

Sep 182016

Tacoma TRD Sport 3.5L V6

  • Automatic transmission
  • 5,150 miles


There is a loud sound when driving at HWY speeds in a crosswind. It sounds like it is coming from the drivers side mirror, but I don't think that is the source. I applied pressure on the upper left part of the drivers side window, and when pressing outward the sound definitely changed.

When changing the mirror settings, the noise never changed. This makes me think it is related to the rubber gasketing around the door.

- Robert J., Renton, WA, US

problem #8

Aug 242016

Tacoma TRD Off Road 3.5L

  • Manual transmission
  • 19,000 miles

New annoying noise that is only on driver side and sounds like a plastic part hitting glass, high pitch noise and cant locate it. seems front of driver door area or maybe mirror area. noise starts about 60 mph and is constant.

- Brian R., Folsom, CA, US

problem #7

Jan 272016

Tacoma TRD Sport V6

  • Automatic transmission
  • 7,000 miles

When driving over 80 mph a noise starts to resonate in the drivers side door. It's loud and annoying.

When listening to music that has a little bass the driver's side door has some annoying vibrations.

I've brought it in for service but the dealership in Glendora says they can't test it because there techs cannot exceed the speed limit.

- tacomatrdsport, City Of Industry, CA, US

problem #6

Dec 162015

Tacoma V6

  • Automatic transmission
  • 500 miles


air buzzing at high speeds on left hand side front of driver

At speed of 80 mph or less (70 mph) if there is a strong wind, there will be an air buzzing, rumbling, noise coming from the left hand side in front of the driver. It is almost outside the windshield on the left hand side. With this buzz there is some vibration on the left hand side of the body as if air pressure was filtering through some passage.

I have not asked the dealer what this could be because I only meet these conditions a few times a month. They way it goes away is to reduce speed. However, this noise is annoying and scary when it happens. If anyone has the same problem please report it. .

- trevinojuan, Doral, FL, US

problem #5

May 012016

Tacoma Trd Sport

  • Automatic transmission
  • 1,000 miles

There is definite howling noise at somewhere between 40-50 MPH. It is really annoying most always. After laying out this much money I expected a better vehicle. Don't get me wrong other than that I enjoy driving it. Someone else,said that the Mexican built vehicles have other problems.

I took it to the dealer and they politely listened to my concern, but no cigar. It's still LOUD and noises. Quieter cabin indeed....not

- Richard J., Valley Grande, AL, US

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problem #4

Apr 292016

Tacoma SR5 3.5L V6

  • Automatic transmission
  • 40 miles

whistling wind noise at 10 - 65 mph

Just purchased this truck last week and noticed a bit of the noise on the test drive but had everything turned off radio, air conditioning so I figured it would not be a problem. I now have 600 miles and 1 week of driving in this truck and it is starting to drive me nut's, even with the radio on I can still hear the whistling noise, I have tried to roll the window down but it becomes louder, so I now keep the window up most of the time. I have tried isolating the noise by moving the mirror in and pressing against the window glass and even trying to deflect the wind with my hand out the window but noise still continues. I have notified the dealer by phone but will take it in officially Monday and log the complaint. I really like this Tacoma and have had at least 30 different Toyota trucks in the past, yes 30! If this cannot be fixed it will be traded in for maybe a new Ridgeline or Colorado, ugh.

- Randy G., Annapolis, MD, US

problem #3

Nov 092015

Tacoma TRD Sport 3.5L V6

  • Automatic transmission
  • 150 miles


I have been to the dealership 4 times now to try to get this fixed. I have 10,000 miles on my truck and started having other issues but ever since the first day I purchased it there has been a very loud scream coming from the passenger side. First they thought it was the mirror which they double checked and made sure was all sealed. Didn't work. They then said it could be the weather guard because they have seen that several times before. Was fine for a bit then a windy day came and I could not even bear driving too much because it was impossibly loud. I could not even turn the radio up enough to overcome the terrible sound coming out of the passenger side. Very disappointing as this is my third TACOMA and so far this has been the worst vehicle I have ever purchased. Which lately I have been buying a vehicle every year.

- Matt C., Columbus, OH, US

problem #2

Oct 142015

Tacoma Limited V6

  • Automatic transmission
  • 25 miles

Reported this to dealer and had them write a repair order. They heard the noise but had no fix. They reported to Toyota. The second time an Operations manager from Southeast Toyota met me at dealership and test drove the vehicle. He heard the noise and said it was annoying. No fix on this visit. A repair order was written up. The third time a Tech Rep from Southeast Toyota kept the vehicle for 2 days and did tests. He hears the noise and said it seems to be coming from the driveshaft area and resonating into the cabin. No fix but sent report to Toyota. Numerous people across the country have been reporting this on Sending in forms to Toyota according to the requirements for the Florida Lemon Law. Hoping for a fix.

- bob1946, Jacksonville, FL, US

problem #1

Nov 152015

Tacoma SR5 3.5L

  • Automatic transmission
  • 56 miles

howling noise at 10-40 miles when driving.really annoying

Paid 34 grand for the truck and now this stupid noise. Really loud and annoying. Made in Mexico. We need to brink it back to USA or Japan. Hopefully toyota has a fix for it soon

- Vimal P., Sacramento, CA, US

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