Tacoma Specs and Pricing Info Revealed
The countdown is on for the release of the all-new 2016 Toyota Tacoma. The mid-size pickup has been thoroughly made-over to make it more competitive with the likes of the Chevy Colorado/GMC Canyon duo, and it looks like it’s going to be successful.
Now, Toyota has officially released pricing after a leak last month that turned out to be inaccurate.
Actual pricing for the 2016 Tacoma will start at $23,300 for the SR Access Cab with the four-cylinder engine and automatic transmission. Prices top out at $37,820 for a fully-loaded Limited Double Cab with the V6 engine, 4×4, and automatic transmission. These prices don’t include delivery charges but come with Toyota’s limited warranty and the Toyota Care maintenance program.
The 2016 Tacoma will come with two engine offerings: a 2.7-liter four-cylinder engine good for 159 hp and 180 lb-ft of torque, and a 3.5-liter V6 that generates 278 hp and 265 lb-ft of torque. Both engines are capable of up to 21 mpg on the highway—an improvement over the previous model thanks to a new, more efficient powertrain. When properly equipped, Tacomas powered by the V6 can tow up to 6,800 pounds, which is an increase of 300 pounds over previous ratings.
New features on the 2016 Tacoma include 16- to 18-inch wheels, a fresh new grille, LED daytime running lights, an easy-lowering tailgate, a tri-fold hard tonneau cover, Qi wireless charging, leather seats, a power moonroof, dual-zone climate control, a GoPro camera mount, and a blind-spot monitor with rear cross traffic alert. All models come with standard Entune Audio, which includes a 6.1-inch touchscreen, six speakers, CD player, USB port, voice recognition, Bluetooth connectivity, Siri Eyes Free, and integrated backup camera display.
Three new exterior color choices are available: Quicksand, Inferno, and Blazing Blue Pearl. Other choices include Silver Metallic, Black, Super White, Magnetic Gray, and Barcelona Red.
Look for the new Tacoma to hit showrooms later this year. In the meantime, check out these photos: