The 2016 Toyota Tacoma was unveiled at 2015 Detroit Car Show. This Toyota’s pickup truck will come to the market with redesigned exterior and interior and with all-new powertrain and upgraded suspension. The heart of new Toyota Tacoma 2016 will be one of the two petrol engines, 4-inline and V-6.
2016 Toyota Tacoma redesign
Tacoma is Toyota’s pickup truck that was completely redesigned in late 2005. Since then it suffered only some minor changes. The 2016 Toyota Tacoma shares Tundra’s front fascia with a hex grille. Beside that new Tacoma is truck for itself. Now it features new bolder and stylish upper grille and more muscular and taller hood. Front bumper now has clump-shaped bumper with integrated foglights and it surrounds new headlights that feature projection beam lamps with optional LED Daytime Running lights. Rear side of new Toyota Tacoma 2016 has redesigned LED taillights. Tacoma logo is stamped into tailgate with an integrated spoiler for better aerodynamics.
Interior of the new 2016 Toyota Tacoma combines soft-wrapped trim with metallic accents. For better sound insulation new Toyota pickup truck now is equipped with a multi-layer acoustic windshield, sound-absorbing headliner and a floor silencer pad. There are many additional features available like Qi wireless charging, leather-trimmed seats, dual-zone automatic climate control, blind-spot monitor with Rear Cross Traffic Alert, smart key with push-button start, power moonroof, enhanced touchscreen audio, and much more. The new Tacoma will be available in five trim levels (SR, SR5, TRD Sport, TRD Off-Road and Limited) and 4×2 and 4×4 configurations.
Toyota Tacoma 2016 engine
Under the hood of the new 2016 Toyota Tacoma there will be two engine options. First one is 2.7-liter 4-inline engine while the bigger and stronger engine is segment-first 3.5-liter Atkinson cycle V6 that is equipped with Toyota’s D-4S technology. Both engines will be mated with 6-speed automatic transmission. This transmission delivers quick and easy shifting thanks to electronic shift. V6 engine will be mated to a 6-speed manual transmission which makes new Toyota Tacoma 2016 pickup truck stronger and fuel efficient.
The TRD OFF-Road trim level will is equipped with great new technology. One of them is a Multi-Terrain Select system that allows the driver to choose type of terrain that drives on. Other off-road technology includes, Hill Assist Control (HAC), Active Traction Control, Clutch Start Cancel, Crawl Control, Automatic Limited Slip and Locking Rear Differential. All 2016 Toyota Tacoma pickup trucks come with the Star Safety System as standard.
2016 Toyota Tacoma release date and price
The 2016 Toyota Tacoma was officially unveiled at January 12 2015, at Detroit Auto Show. Price for this Toyota pickup truck will be around the price of the current model. That means that base Toyota Tacoma 2016 will have price that will start around $19,000.