Hi, I'm the new guy on the forum.
I currently own a 1996 expedition outfitted landcruiser. I've invested way too much $$$ over the years into it and have had a lot of fun doing it. Now, I'm considering making a change.
There a few reasons I'm considering a pickup:
-like the idea of extra space for gear in the bed
-I have Hanibal roof rack on the 80 series where a lot of gear is stored. I'm getting older and tired of climbing on top of the truck to get down gear, bikes, etc
-Based on specs either the tacom or tundra would get better gas mileage
Here are a few questions:
- How well does a Tacoma fit a family of 4? There's me, my wife, 7 year old son and 4 year old daughter.
- The Tundra is large. My quick research shows it's nearly 29" longer than my Landcruiser. If anyone has experience with a pre 2007 Tundra let me know.
Other random thoughts/info:
-whatever I purchase will be used. I'm thinking 2004-07 Tacoma and pre 08 Tundra.
-Expedition use for our family revolves around camping and exploring the high desert and Sierras in California. I don't plan on building a rock crawler that's not so much my thing anymore.
Thanks in advance,