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Volkswagen vs. Toyota Tacoma Reliability

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Results are for year ending March 31, 2016. Only successfully completed repairs are currently included in the analysis. Routine maintenance, most wear items, recalls, and problems fixed with just a reflash or warning light reset are not included.
Year Make/Model Repair Trips Per 100 Cars Compared to all models for the same year    
2016 Toyota Tacoma   small sample, members only   see reported repairs
  22 Tacomas, 4.0 months of data per Tacoma, average 3400 miles

* Small sample, members only.

 

2015 Toyota Tacoma 0
0% 0% Fewest Trips Most Trips
[?] see reported repairs
  26 Tacomas, 10.0 months of data per Tacoma, average 8800 miles

 

2014 Toyota Tacoma   small sample, members only   see reported repairs
  23 Tacomas, 9.9 months of data per Tacoma, average 13300 miles

* Small sample, members only.
2014 Volkswagen Routan 28
42.5714285714% 42.5714285714% Fewest Trips Most Trips
[?] see reported repairs
  54 Routans, 9.5 months of data per Routan, average 27200 miles

Most of the cars in this sample are the related Chrysler and Dodge minivans.

 

2013 Toyota Tacoma 0
0% 0% Fewest Trips Most Trips
[?] see reported repairs
  38 Tacomas, 9.6 months of data per Tacoma, average 31700 miles
2013 Volkswagen Routan 42
61.3300492611% 61.3300492611% Fewest Trips Most Trips
[?] see reported repairs
  59 Routans, 10.2 months of data per Routan, average 35900 miles

Most of the cars in this sample are the related Chrysler and Dodge minivans.

 

2012 Toyota Tacoma   small sample, members only   see reported repairs
  15 Tacomas, 11.1 months of data per Tacoma, average 55900 miles

* Small sample, members only.
2012 Volkswagen Routan 24
21.4285714286% 21.4285714286% Fewest Trips Most Trips
[?] see reported repairs
  55 Routans, 9.9 months of data per Routan, average 44700 miles

Most of the cars in this sample are the related Chrysler and Dodge minivans.

 

2011 Toyota Tacoma   small sample, members only   see reported repairs
  11 Tacomas, 10.5 months of data per Tacoma, average 34900 miles

* Very small sample, members only.
2011 Volkswagen Routan 62
79.7959183673% 79.7959183673% Fewest Trips Most Trips
[?] see reported repairs
  42 Routans, 8.7 months of data per Routan, average 60400 miles

Most of the cars in this sample are the related Chrysler and Dodge minivans.

 

2010 Toyota Tacoma   small sample, members only   see reported repairs
  13 Tacomas, 8.3 months of data per Tacoma, average 67600 miles

* Very small sample, members only.
2010 Volkswagen Routan 62
69.4139194139% 69.4139194139% Fewest Trips Most Trips
[?] see reported repairs
  44 Routans, 9.2 months of data per Routan, average 73300 miles

Most of the cars in this sample are the related Chrysler and Dodge minivans.

 

2009 Toyota Tacoma   small sample, members only   see reported repairs
  20 Tacomas, 9.8 months of data per Tacoma, average 85000 miles

* Small sample, members only.
2009 Volkswagen Routan 77
63.1868131868% 63.1868131868% Fewest Trips Most Trips
[?] see reported repairs
  42 Routans, 9.3 months of data per Routan, average 94900 miles

Most of the cars in this sample are the related Chrysler and Dodge minivans.

 

2008 Toyota Tacoma   small sample, members only   see reported repairs
  17 Tacomas, 8.5 months of data per Tacoma, average 103000 miles

* Small sample, members only.

 

2007 Toyota Tacoma   small sample, members only   see reported repairs
  21 Tacomas, 8.3 months of data per Tacoma, average 99000 miles

* Small sample, members only.

 

2006 Toyota Tacoma   small sample, members only   see reported repairs
  21 Tacomas, 10.6 months of data per Tacoma, average 106200 miles

* Small sample, members only.

 

2005 Toyota Tacoma   small sample, members only   see reported repairs
  24 Tacomas, 9.3 months of data per Tacoma, average 107200 miles

* Small sample, members only.

 

2004 Toyota Tacoma   small sample, members only   see reported repairs
  13 Tacomas, 10.0 months of data per Tacoma, average 121800 miles

* Very small sample, members only.

 

2003 Toyota Tacoma   small sample, members only   see reported repairs
  12 Tacomas, 7.6 months of data per Tacoma, average 141000 miles

* Very small sample, members only.

 

2002 Toyota Tacoma   small sample, members only   see reported repairs
  15 Tacomas, 9.4 months of data per Tacoma, average 175200 miles

* Small sample, members only.

 

2001 Toyota Tacoma   small sample, members only   see reported repairs
  16 Tacomas, 10.1 months of data per Tacoma, average 159300 miles

* Small sample, members only.

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