Toyota has made its name in bringing the mid-range pickup in the vehicle market. 2016 Toyota Tacomais another new mid size truck been shown to public by Toyota in the Detroit Auto Show in January 2015 which is going to be launched next year. The Tacoma model has been redesigned and it will have undergone through some major improvement in terms of appearance as well as mechanics.
2016 Toyota Tacoma Redesign, Exterior
The new 2016 Toyota Tacoma’s outer look is made more muscular, sporty and bold. It will be available in three body designs, access cab, double cab and double cab long bed. To add more rigidness, high strength steel is added to the trucks frame through a new hot stamping process, which has made the truck more strong but light in weight. A larger hexagonal grill is added in front of the bumper with latest projector beam headlights. It’s a giant truck with the height of 72.2 inches, and length around 200 inches and wheelbase of 140.9 inches. Front and rear wheels size is 15 x 6 inches and the front and rear tire size is P215/70SR15.
Toyota Tacoma 2016 Interior
As compared to its predecessor, new 2016 Toyota Tacoma pickup will have more cabin space. The seats are adjustable and multi way and have been made more softer for passengers. The dash board is equipped with enhanced navigation and infotainment features, which include Entune audio, wireless charging for devices, HD radio, blind spot monitoring and GoPro camera. The touch screen LCD and instrumental panels are installed in the center panel of the vehicle. Windshields are laminated and the door, headliners and floors are covered with sound proof material to create a relax environment inside the pickup. With power sunroof, automatic dual zone climate feature is also an addition in this model.
The new 2016 Tacoma pickup is powered with 3.5 liter V6 Atkinson cycle engine. The magnificent engine can produce more than 236 horsepower and 266 lb.ft of torque of last year 4.0 l engine. Rumors are that can accelerate from 0-62 mph in less than 7 seconds. The fuel consumption of this truck is 22 mpg. Second 2016 Toyota Tacoma engine is 2.7 liter four-cylinder engine with 159 hp and 180 lb-ft of torque. The truck will be available in 5 speed manual or 6 speed automatic transmission. For controlling the acceleration and cruising the low speed the Tacoma will be using features like hill decent control or crawl-control program.
Price and Release Date
The final price of the new mid-size truck 2016 Toyota Tacoma is not set yet, but its price range is estimated to be around 20 to 30 thousand dollars and it will hit the dealership in the first quarter of 2016. With Enhanced features and bolder look of new Tacoma, Toyota is again going to set a benchmark in the mid size truck range.