The 2016 Toyota Tacoma is a brand new mid-size pickup that has been improved upon to deal with the off-road. Coming with more efficient transmission, suspension and beautiful interior and exterior finishes, it offers a lot as one of the best non-USA mid size trucks in the market. Let us look in detail at some of its specs that have made car lovers go gaga at its launch.
2016 Toyota Tacoma Changes, Redesign
ltra-high strength steel was integrated into the body shell using a new hot stamping process that reduces weight.
The exterior of the new Tacoma looks very tough and solid. New materials from ultra-high strength steel of body shell guaranties reduced weight and better off road capabilities. Exterior of 2016 Tacoma in generally conveys a sport truck image reflecting an athletic feel for truck, especially with off-road driving. There is a brand new front end, a tighter hood, as well as running lights for daytime(high technology headlights) with available LED Daytime Running Lights which are energy-saving lights. The rear end of the car has a beautiful spoiler as well as a tailgate for locking. There is also a tree fold tonneau cover. Tacoma wheels are 16 to 18 inches types.
2016 Toyota Tacoma Interior
The new Toyota Tacoma 2016 interior comes in a modern beautiful look, which is both user friendly as well as useful. Some of the features include a push button start on the smart key, a moon roof, a beautiful audio system which has a touchscreen as well as wireless charging system. It also has an impressive GoPro feature to enable you to record on video all the adventure the car takes you through. It also has features to enhance safety. These include a blind spot monitoring function as well as an alert for cross traffic. Trim is soft-wrapped and metallic accents set the stage for a high-quality.
There are many available premium features for next gen Toyota Tacoma: Smart key with push-button start, Enhanced touchscreen audio, Dual-zone automatic climate control, Blind-spot, Leather-trimmed seats monitor with Rear Cross Traffic Alert, Qi wireless charging and Power moonroof.
The 2016 Toyota Tacoma engine comes with a 3.5 liter Atkinson cycle v-6, which offers more power than the 236 horsepower of before. It retains the 2.7 liter four cylinder engine of previous models.The engine will come with a band new six speed manual transmission as well as a six speed automatic version, and although numbers of the fuel economy are yet to be released, experts project an increase in fuel economy. Specs that are yet to be released to the public are the power numbers of the car, although industry insiders expect it to increase from the 180 pound-ft. torque that the current version comes with.
The new Toyota pickup will enable drivers to choose from five different terrain options, with the TRD off road version coming with more aggressive suspensions. Mods are: Work-ready SR, Iconic SR5, Athletic TRD Sport, Tough-as-nails TRD Off-Road, Top of the line Limited. Each mode of driving has their own specification of drive. All that is passible in two way of use with 4×2 and 4×4 configurations
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– 2016 Toyota Tacoma TRD Off-Road
Release date and Price
The new pickup price is yet to be released, but estimation is about $20.700 US dollars, by some internet portals. The new Toyota Tacoma aims to respond to the competition brought about by the release of cars such as the Chevrolet Colorado models in its target area. Although it has always been one of the best-selling models in America, Toyota is not resting on its laurels. Much has been improved upon, especially in terms of safety features, strength and fuel economy, it is definitely a car to look out for in 2015.