Toyota is considered as one of the key players in all segments, but pickups always had a special place in company’s line up. These vehicles are praised for their excellent characteristics, especially when it is about quality, durability, reliability etc. One of those models is called Tacoma. It is a mid-size pickup which is present from 1994. During these more than 20 years, we saw three generations of it. Current model came last year. It is still very fresh, so we don’t expect that 2017 Toyota Tacoma will feature any bigger change.
2017 Toyota Tacoma redesign
If you search for an excellent working machine, 2017 Toyota Tacoma might be just perfect solution for you. This pickup proven itself through these years in all parts of the world. It came completely redesigned last year, and now is considered to be better than ever. The 2017 Toyota Tacoma will follow all of these changes, and bigger modifications aren’t expected. Third-generation model came with new platform. It features body structure which is made of ultra-light materials and comes significantly lighter compared to previous model. It also keeps its body-on-frame platform, so it is still excellent working machine. New model also get much more attractive look, which follows new design language of the company. Most of the styling cues are borrowed from 4Runner SUV and Tundra pickup. The 2017 Tacoma features new front fascia which comes with larger grille and new projector beam headlights.
2017 Toyota Tacoma changes
It is important to mention that new model comes with some changes when it is about body configuration. It is available only and Aces Cab and Double Cab, while Regular Cab model isn’t offered for the third-generation model. Interior also comes completely redesigned – there are new styling, plenty of new features, better-quality materials etc. The 2017 Tacoma will be available in SR, SR5, TRD Off-Road, TRD Sport and Limited trims.
2017 Toyota Tacoma engines
The 2017 Toyota Tacoma will be available in two variants, when it is about engines. Base engine is 2.7 liter inline-four, which is good enough for 160 horses and it comes paired either with 5-speed manual or 6-speed automatic transmission. Optional engine is 3.5 liter V6, which has maximum output of 278 horsepower. This engine could be paired with either 6-speed manual or 6-speed automatic.
2017 Toyota Tacoma release date and price
Exact release date is still unknown, but we should see this model somewhere in the late 2016. Base 2017 Toyota Tacoma will cost around 23.000 dollars.