The Toyota Tacoma was introduced in 1995 as a replacement for the Toyota Pickup, which had been around since 1968. The original name was Hilux.
It was an immediate hit with consumers who were looking for a reliable, rugged pickup truck that could tackle both off-road excursions and urban errands with ease. It’s easy to see why this iconic pickup truck has been around for so long—it simply does its job well!
If that question comes up on Jeopardy someday, you'll be the smartest person in the room.
LOOK: See how much gasoline cost the year you started driving
To find out more about how has the price of gas changed throughout the years, Stacker ran the numbers on the cost of a gallon of gasoline for each of the last 84 years. Using data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (released in April 2020), we analyzed the average price for a gallon of unleaded regular gasoline from 1976 to 2020 along with the Consumer Price Index (CPI) for unleaded regular gasoline from 1937 to 1976, including the absolute and inflation-adjusted prices for each year.
Read on to explore the cost of gas over time and rediscover just how much a gallon was when you first started driving.