A remote start kit is not something you necessarily need, but it is definitely something that can add everyday convenience to your truck. Using on of these kits, you can ensure that the engine of your truck is nice and warmed up before you start driving it, reducing the strain put on it by cold starts and increasing its longevity. Remote starters are operated by a key-fob remote control that communicates with your vehicle while it remains safe and locked, so it important to buy a secure and reliable one. The Toyota Tacoma is a pickup truck manufactured by Toyota since 1995 mainly for the North American market. The Tacoma is known for its rugged off-road performance, convenient and easy-to-use interior controls and the V6 engine that can provide great performance at a competitive price point. As part of our series on the best aftermarket parts for the Tacoma, we bring you the 10 best Remote Start Kits for Toyota Tacoma. Do ensure that the product you picked is compatible with your model, though. Keep scrolling to see what we picked out!
10. Start-X Remote Starter Kit
Starting off the list, we have the Start-X Remote Starter Kit for the Toyota Tacoma. This remote start kit allows you to warm or cool your truck, by pressing lock 3 times on your existing remote, meaning it has compatibility as well as convenience. The included harness also allows for easy installation.
9. MPC Complete Remote Start Kit
Next up, we have the MPC Complete Remote Start Kit for the Toyota Tacoma. This remote start kit includes an all-in-one remote start data interface bypass module and T-Harness which reduces the number of wire connections required to the vehicle. All components required for installation are included, but it is only compatible with automatic transmission trucks.
8. Avital 4105L 1-Way Remote Start System with 4-Button Remote
Eighth on this list is the Avital 4105L 1-Way Remote Start System for the Toyota Tacoma. This remote start kit includes two 4-button remotes with up to one-and-a-half-mile range with lock, unlock, trunk release, and remote start functionality. It also adds a layer of protection against “hot-wiring” by car thieves.
7. Prestige APS997Z Two-Way LCD Confirming Remote Start & Alarm
Seventh on this list is the Prestige APS997Z Two-Way LCD Confirming Remote Start & Alarm for the Toyota Tacoma. As the name suggests, this remote start kit has an LCD display to make sure you know what is happening with your car and is compatible with a smartphone app for added control.
6. GIORDON Car Remote
Next, we have the GIORDON Car Remote for the Toyota Tacoma. This car remote system has passive keyless entry as well as remote start functionality for your truck. Using this kit, you can keep the air conditioner on even after getting out of your truck, or use the remote key to start the engine from outside the truck to turn on the air conditioner automatically.
5. Compustar CS7900-AS All-in-One 2-Way Remote Start and Alarm Bundle
Next, we have the Compustar CS7900-AS All-in-One 2-Way Remote Start and Alarm Bundle for the Toyota Tacoma. This remote start and alarm bundle allows you to lock and start your vehicle using 2-way remotes, which also provide visual and audible confirmation when your commands are sent successfully. The 3000-feet range is also a bonus.
4. CITALL 9pcs 12V car PKE Remote Start Kit
Fourth on this list, we have the CITALL 9pcs 12V car PKE Remote Start Kit for the Toyota Tacoma. This remote start kit offers lots of different features including arm/lock, disarm/unlock, panic code/car finding, push button start/stop, PKE-Passive keyless entry, remote engine start/stop, remote trunk release and even emergency override.
3. DS18 18START 2-Way Car Alarm Security Keyless Entry System & LCD Sensor Remote Engine Start System Kit
The DS18 18START 2-Way Car Alarm Security Keyless Entry System & LCD Sensor Remote Engine Start System Kit for the Toyota Tacoma takes third-place on our list. This remote start kit and security system highly reduces the chance of becoming a car theft victim as it has shock sensitivity alongside the remote start capabilities for added convenience and peace-of-mind.
2. EASYGUARD EC003 Smart Key PKE Passive Keyless Entry Car Alarm System
In second place, we have the EASYGUARD EC003 Smart Key PKE Passive Keyless Entry Car Alarm System for the Toyota Tacoma that also provides push-to-start and remote start functionalities for your engine. Thanks to this, you can easily pre-warm or pre-cool your vehicle in cold winter or hot summer before you head out in the morning.
1. ISSYAUTO Tacoma Remote Start Kit
And finally, we have the ISSYAUTO Remote Start Kit for the Toyota Tacoma. This remote start kit enables you to ensure that your truck is started up and heated in the morning before you have to leave and ensures easy installation as well thanks to the T-harness design. It uses the already existing remote of your truck so you need not worry about having to carry extra stuff.
So that rounds up our list of the 10 best Remote Start Kits for Toyota Tacoma. We hope that it helped you in making a choice for yourself. Stay tuned for more.