In general, compared to other major cities, Seattle smells pretty dang good. Because of the marine wind and moisture, the air is constantly cleaned and circulated. Having said that, downtown Seattle can have an odor that is a mix of urine (especially if you are near an alley) and pot smoke.
Tacoma is located in the western part of the state, in Pierce County. The smell has been described as similar to the odor of rotten eggs. The odor is not noticeable throughout the city, but is rather concentrated in the Tacoma Tideflats and is frequently smelled by motorists traveling that section of Interstate 5.
There are a few reasons why Toyota trucks last so long. Toyota likes to focus on finding ways to improve the manufacturing process. When compared to the competition, Toyota trucks tend to use a simpler design and it isn’t changed or updated as often. They figure out what works and stick with it.
The 5-year cost of ownership for a Tacoma is among one of the best, including the subcompact cars and whatnot, but that’s because it retains its value so well. If you’re planning to sell in 5 years, that’s relevant. If you’re planning to drive it into the ground, resell value is less relevant.
Automotive research firm iSeeCars says the Tacoma can last up to 200,000 miles or more. With regular repairs and maintenance, any Toyota Tacoma can reach 300,000 miles with ease. If you drive 20,000 to 30,000 miles in a year, your Tacoma can last 10 to 15 years before needing major repairs.Nov 19, 2020
Tacoma had a total crime score of 117.9, which was above the average of 64.3 in large Washington cities with over 100,000 residents. Tacoma’s violent crime rate was 20.2 per 1000 residents, compared with an average of 12.7 per 1000 in large Washington cities. The safest large city in Washington was Sammamish.Feb 24, 2021
When the tide is out, the bay contributes to the smell. But most of the odor comes from a forest of industry smokestacks built on the tidelands. A stew of airborne contaminants, mainly sulfur from the Simpson Tacoma Kraft pulp and paper mill, fills the air above the city. On good days, the smell is…
If we look at Consumer Reports, the verdict is good for this generation of the legendary Toyota Tacoma. But if you want one of the best used Toyota Tacoma model years from the second generation, a few stand out. 2005, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, and 2015 all have perfect reliability verdict ratings.Nov 18, 2020
Tacoma Off-Road Performance The Toyota Tacoma is known for its outstanding off-road capability. The TRD Off-Road and TRD Pro trims are especially good for hitting the trails, as they offer things such as unique suspension tuning and shock absorbers, a locking rear differential, and skid plates.Jul 16, 2021
When it comes down to it, the Tundra is larger, more powerful, and more expensive than the Tacoma. If you plan on towing or hauling large loads regularly, consider the Tundra. If you need an everyday vehicle at a more affordable price, think about the Tacoma.Jul 26, 2020
Tacoma is located between two of America’s trendiest cities: Portland and Seattle, and many are surprised to learn that Tacoma is not only as equally-trendy and exciting of a destination to call home as its better-known neighbors, it also boasts affordable cost-of-living, beautiful year-round weather, and plenty of May 10, 2016