2016 Toyota Tacoma is a new mid-sized truck. Toyota is bringing us great improvements that will come as a nice surprise to all pickup truck enthusiasts.
Exterior and Interior
Toyota will present us with the new and updated exterior giving the 2016 Toyota Tacoma a stronger and more powerful look. Considering that Toyota used lighter materials and reduced the weight of the vehicle, there will be improvements in the fuel economy as well. The front is promoted with a grille surrounded by LED headlights with projection beams and daytime running lights. Also, the new Toyota will have a longer wheelbase providing a better overall comfort of the vehicle. When it comes to the interior, buyers will be presented with two options: Access Cab and Double Cab. Both will be accompanied with a leather covered seats and new modern tech features such as blind-spot monitor, wireless charging for smartphones, updated audio system, new infotainment, GoPro camera, and many more.
Engine types and performances
When it comes to the engine of the new 2016 Toyota Tacoma, there will be two options available. One option will be with 4.6 liter, 4 cylinder V6 engine and the other one with 5.7 liter and V6 engine. The expected power is 236 horsepower and it will be deliver from all four wheels. Comparing to the old models of Tacoma, ran on a four and five speed transmission systems, both engine models of the new Tacoma will be run on a six speed transmission system. There is a new feature called the Crawl Control, which is intended for driving off-road terrains at low speeds. Considering all of these improvements, it is undoubted that the new Tacoma will deliver a great performance and comfort.
2016 Toyota Tacoma expected price and release date
The new 2016 Toyota Tacoma just debuted at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit on Jan. 12. The model will officially be released in showrooms around the world in the late 2015. As for the price, it is expected to be in the range of $21,000 to $30,000, depending on the engine and trim model.