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Toyota Tacoma Running Boards & Side Step Bars

2.7L I4, 3.5L V6, 4.0L V6

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Toyota Tacoma Running Boards & Side Step Bars

Pickup trucks are getting taller; make sure you can climb in and out of your ride with a set of high-quality Tacoma running boards. Running boards are step accessories you add to either side of your truck's cab in order to create a comfortable spot to step upon. Not only are running boards useful for stepping purposes, but they can serve as decoration for your pickup and a bit of protection as well. Invest in these useful accessories and make your truck more capable immediately. If you aren't sure about what running boards you want for your truck, look through our side steps guide for more information.

Toyota Tacoma Nerf Bars

Choosing the perfect Tacoma running boards is difficult to do, but that doesn't mean you can't get the right accessory for your ride. The first step is to look at the function of your Tacoma nerf bars. The right nerf bars should allow you to step in and out of your ride conveniently. This means bars that are long enough, that are wide enough, and that provide you with enough grip. Some nerf bars, or running boards are only positioned in front of the cab itself, while others stretch from the front tires to the rear tires. Decide what length of running boards or nerf bars are right for your ride and get a length that's optimal for you. It's also equally important to consider the width and grip pattern of your steps. Grippy and wide steps are optimal, though most nerf bars are thinner than running boards are.


Consider the form-factor of your options and choose running boards that meet your needs for the following benefits:


  • Easier entry and exits from your truck
  • Stylish accents that customize your ride
  • Improved side protection for your vehicle
  • Easier access to your truck bed


The main reason many truck owners get Tacoma side steps or running boards is to go along with a lift kit. A good lift kit will give you ride extra ground clearance and make it possible for you to add oversized tires for even more space. Consider which side steps or nerf bars will allow you to climb in and out effectively when you have your lift kit installed. Some steps drop down farther than others, so you must consider the total height of your ride when choosing the step for you.

Step Rail Options for Toyota Tacoma Trucks

Toyota Tacoma running boards are also a stylish accessory when chosen properly. If you get the perfect running boards for your pickup, you can boost the style of your ride in different ways. Be sure to match your running boards or step rail options with other exterior trim options. Think about the color, material, and style of the running boards or side steps to ensure you get something that you're proud to show off.


We offer a range of running boards and nerf bars made from different materials. There are products made from stainless steel, steel, aluminum, plastic, and different alloys. Most buyers opt for aluminum or plastic for cost and weight reasons, but the serious off-roaders consider steel for added strength.


No matter what sort of side steps or running boards you get for your Toyota Tacoma, you can use them to improve your truck in serious ways. Dress up your ride, make it more capable and comfortable to use, and customize it exactly the way you want with these simple accessories.


Fitment Includes:

  • Base, Pre-Runner, X-Runner, SR, SR-5, TRD Sport, TRD Off-Road, Limited, and TRD Pro Tacomas

*Please see product pages for any exceptions.