This all-new mid-size pickup has been revealed on 2015 Detroit Auto Show. 2016 Toyota Tacoma is now even more powerful, unbreakable and better than before.
Redesign of interior and exterior
2016 Toyota Tacome has been redesigned in every segment. Both interior and exterior of this great SUV have suffered redesign. This redesign is not so big, but it has made this already mid-size pickup even more powerful. If we are comparing it with its predecessor, we will notice how the dimensions of the new model have stayed just the same as before. New 2016 Toyota Tacoma is based on the new Kaizen platform. Toyota’s engineers wanted to reduce weight of the new Tacoma to improve its general performances and fuel economy. They have done this by using lightweight materials while redesigning new model. Some of these materials are aluminum, high-strength steel and carbon, and these materials are light but very strong. High-strenght steel has been mixed into the frame of new 2016 Toyota Tacoma. The wheelbase of the new Tacoma is now longer than in the previous model. This means that it is more spacious inside the cabin, and this way more comfortable and pleasent to the passengers. As far as the exterior of the new 2016 Toyota Tacoma is concerned, it has got new and reshaped grille on the front end. Also, together with the grille, new Tacoma’s got and redesigned headlights powered with LED running lamps and projector-beam headlamps. New 2016 Toyota Tacoma also comes with 16-inch wheels and damped tailgate. 2016 Toyota Tacoma is offered in three body designs. These designs are: Access Cab, Double Cab and Double Cab Long Bad. These same designs had and the previous model of Toyota Tacoma. Like we have already said, interior of new Toyota’s model has got some new touches. Interior is made just of high quality materials such as leather (seats will have leather upholstery) and some soft plastics. This all-new Tacoma came also equipped with new power adjustable heated seats and with a lot of new hi tech features and gadgets. Some of these new features are: climate control, navigation system, Qi wireless charging, Blind Spot Monitor, audio system, Push Button Start, entertainment system, infotainment system, sensors, 61 inch touch screen display, camera, Crawl Control, Multi-terrain Select and many more. Every Tacome comes with a GoPro to make drive even more adventurous and exciting.
2016 Toyota Tacoma powertrain
You probably wonder which power unit is placed under the hood of the new Tacoma. Well, the base model will keep the 2.7 – liter four cylinder engine with standard five-speed manual gearbox.The all-new 2016 Toyota Tacoma also comes with all-new 3.5 – liter V6 engine with direct injection which replaces the old 4.0. This new power unit adopts Toyota’s D-4S port. This port injestion is used at lower speeds for better efficiency, and as the speed gets higher, the engine switches to direct injection. This amazing power unit is capable to produce around 280 horses, and it comes with a six-speed manual gearbox.
Price and release date
Like we have already said, new 2016 Toyota Tacoma has been revealed at 2015 Detroit Auto Show in January this year, and it will hit the showrooms very soon. The pricing of this great pickup will depend on the type of engine and trim level. According to this, new 2016 Toyota Tacoma’s price will be in range from $21,000 and $30,000.