Toyota is the largest car manufacturer in the world and it produces various types of vehicles of different kinds. Pickups we always under a special treatments, when it is about this Japanese company. The Tacoma is a mid-size pickup, which is in production for over two decades. Original model was launched in 1995, while current one, which is a third-generation model, came on sale in September. Since this model is still very fresh, and since production cycle of this pickup lasts very long, it is pretty much for sure that 2018 Toyota Tacoma will not come with bigger changes.
2018 Toyota Tacoma redesign
As we already mentioned, 2018 Toyota Tacoma probably will not feature any bigger change. It will come with the pretty much same characteristics as current model, which came just recently. New model came completely redesigned, and it features completely new look, which is adapted to the company’s latest design language. Front end is pretty much the same as on new 4Runner, which came about year earlier. The 2018 Toyota Tacoma will feature new frame, which comes with intensive use of high-strength steel, which provides both harder construction and lighter overall weight.
2018 Toyota Tacoma body styles
Depending on your needs, you can choose two body styles of this excellent pickup. There are Access Cab and Double Cab variants in offer. When it is about trim levels, 2018 Tacoma will be available in five variants. Base one is called SR, then goes SR5, then TRD Sport, TRD Off Road and, finally, the top trim level called Limited.
2018 Toyota Tacoma under the hood
When it is about engines, 2018 Toyota Tacoma will be available in two variants. The first one is 2.7 liter inline-four, which could be paired with either 6-automatic or 5-speed manual transmission. Total output of this engine is 159 horsepower. There is also a 3.5 liter V6 engine, which features Toyota’s D-4S system, which switches from port to direct injection, depending on driving conditions. Total output is 278 horsepower, while fuel economy is around 21 mpg in combined drive, according to EPA ratings. This engine comes paired with either 6-speed automatic or 6-speed manual transmission.
2018 Toyota Tacoma release date and price
The 2018 Toyota Tacoma is expected to come somewhere late next year. Changes in price are not expected, so it should go in a range between 23.000 and 35.000 dollars.