What’s The Difference Between A Tacoma Access and Double Cab?

Toyota Tacoma

Tacoma Access vs. Tacoma Double Cab

How are the two vehicles different


The Double Cab is the more spacious of the two varieties and could be called an Extended Cab Tacoma. The Access Cab, also know as the regular cab Tacoma, lacks the rear bulkhead storage, the 60/40 split rear seat and the backseat could feel a bit small for an adult. The seating capacity of the Tacoma Access is four people and the Tacoma Double Cab can seat five people comfortably.


The Tacoma Access and the Tacoma Double cab feature identical fuel economies.

The mileage estimates for the two vehicles are 16 mpg in the city, 21 mpg on the highway and 18 mpg* for combined conditions.

Reasons to Buy One Vehicle or the Other

Apart from the obvious difference in the passenger capacity, what other features should you be paying attention to? When would it be better to purchase the Tacoma Access and when should you opt for the Double Cab?

Tacoma Access comes with sporty performance, better traction and more power.

The Double Cab has child door locks, good range on the highway and more room for transporting personal belongings and luggage.


The prices of the two vehicles are the final feature we need to examine for a comprehensive comparison.

The manufacturer suggested retail price for the Tacoma Access is 27,035 dollars, while the price for the Tacoma Double Cab is slightly higher – 28,035 dollars.

Want to test the two vehicles and figure out which one is a better pick for your transportation needs? Come to Limbaugh Toyota and we’d be glad to acquaint you with these two beautiful vehicles and to help you make the final selection.

*Based on EPA mileage ratings. Use for comparison purposes only. Your mileage will vary depending on how you drive and maintain your vehicle, driving conditions and other factors.