Some of you know my vehicle expired and we've been waiting til tax time to start the hunt. I thought $8-10k would get me a functionally sound 4 door pickup or a king cab full size. Having talked to most full size owners, I'm pretty sure I've figured out that around here (WNC mountains), EPA estimates of 18mpg is crap b/c we never hit "Highway Speeds". So, full size are 15-16mpg and I just can't pay that. So, I'm moving back toward 4 Door Tacomas. Sticker shock. The new body style are upwards of $17k for 2006 and newer. The 2002-2004 models are $14,500 and up. BUT....through a very good friend at church, I've being brought one to test drive today. It's 2004 with 150k+ miles on it. To help us out, he's willing to sell it for $13k. http://samanddavesauto.v12soft.com/inventory/view/6241363/2004-TOYOTA-TACOMA DOUBLECAB Here's my thing...that's a lot of miles. My blazer developed issues from 70k all the way til it died at near 200k, from computers to hub bearings to oil cooler lines, computer getting wet at the car wash, etc. Is the Tacoma actually worth spending $13k on a 3.5L engine 4 door truck? Or is the newer one just the shiz-nit that I should ignore that price? Or am I an idiot for not just buying a way cheaper Dakota or Frontier? Any help from RM experience would be great.