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Average Mileage:
8,100 miles
Total Complaints:
7 complaints

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2016 Toyota Tacoma engine problems

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2016 Toyota Tacoma Owner Comments

problem #7

Aug 022018

Tacoma SR5 6 cyl

  • CVT transmission
  • 20,000 miles


Toyota has some issues and it gets annoying sometimes, but so does every other dealership.

- Christian and april H., Newberry, FL, US

problem #6

Jul 132016


  • Automatic transmission
  • 16,000 miles

Purchase my first 2016 Toyota Tacoma and the engine has ticking noise and no one will do anything about it. The dealer say that Toyota knows of the problem and will do nothing to fix it. I will never never purchase another Toyota in my life again and I will pass it on to all my friends that Toyota won't fix the problem with their truck.

- Robert F., Tewksbury, US

problem #5

May 012017

Tacoma TRD V6

  • Automatic transmission
  • 31 miles

Had 2010 Tacoma.....loved it! Had a 2013 Tacoma......loved it! Have a 2016 Tacoma.......should have kept the 2013!!!! The constant clickety clickety click from the engine in this 2016 is driving me crazy!!!! Sounds like a bad diesel! I have taken it to the dealership with no suggestions whatsoever on a fix.....beyond annoying!! Come on a Toyota.... you can do better!!! You have a reputation for quality but the 2016 doesn't cut it nor does it get my vote or recommendation. $38k + and I don't even want to drive it. Please do something!! Totally disappointed!!!

- Wayne K., Medicine Hat, AB, Canada

problem #4

Feb 012017

Tacoma SR5 V6

  • Automatic transmission
  • 4,500 miles


New tacoma sr5 4x4. 4500 miles .Engine sounds like a 25 year old car with bad lifters! ticks like crazy. TOYOTA listen up. You guys need to take responsibility for your loud noisey injector cleaners. When my wife rides in the car and say" this cant be right ...its noisy... is it ok ... I wont drive it? 38grand. and the seat cant be raised....

love the truck..... but not the noise!!!

- James M., Des Moines, iowa, US

problem #3

Aug 012016

Tacoma TRD Sport 4X4 V6

  • Automatic transmission
  • 10,000 miles

I was so excited to buy my 2016 Tacoma TRD 4X4 SPORT and now I am questioning my purchase. The engine is very loud with clicking sound just like a diesel motor. I have taking it to the dealer 3 times now and they can not find anything. Don't know what to do. Can someone help?

- Mike S., Dallas, TX, US

problem #2

Apr 272016

Tacoma Sport TDR 3.6L

  • Automatic transmission
  • 120 miles

The engine is noisy. I checked with the dealer and I was told that this noise is typical on all models. I was checking this webside to find out if this was true.

- hlvillegas, Cidra, Puerto Rico

problem #1

Oct 082015

Tacoma Sport 3.5L V6

  • Automatic transmission
  • 6,000 miles

This truck is the noisiest vehicle I've ever owned, the loud tick tick tick tick tick tick sounds like you are driving a diesel, it's unacceptable for a 38k dollar vehicle, I don't care it's a truck, I've had 2 other Toyota Trucks and they were quiet. It doesn't just tick tick tick at certain times like others have reported the injectors are cleaning, it's a ticking time bomb all the time, to the point that frankly I just want to get rid of it. The GM trucks don't tick, the Ford trucks don't tick, the Dodge trucks don't tick, unless you buy a diesel, then you can expect some engine noise. Maybe that fake hood scoop amplifies the noise, I shouldn't be the one to try this or try that, I paid Toyota a lot of money to do that after I bought the truck, it's called R and D, something Toyota seems to have forgotten how to do. Probably will be my last Toyota vehicle.

- Scott H., Surprise, AZ, US

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