The Toyota Tacoma is a pickup truck that has been on the market since 1995 and is manufactured in the US by the Japanese automobile car maker the Toyota. The initial model was classified as a compact pickup until the 2004 model and the second generation was termed as a mid-size pickup truck. The 2017 Toyota Tacoma TRD has received several updates both from the interior view and the exterior view and also the engine performance, which will improve not only the overall performance of the car but also increase the overall sales of the truck in the US.
2017 Toyota Tacoma – Features and Design:
The exterior of 2017 Toyota Tacoma has been redesigned, and the available car colors are; Black, silver sky metallic, Barcelona red metallic, super metallic and the magnetic gray metallic. The interior colors provided are gray cement cloth. The pickup truck has maintained the dimension of the 2016 model, and it measures; 74.4-inches in the overall width, 212.3-inches in the total length and a height of 70.6-inches. The ground clearance and the wheelbase measure 9.4-inches and 127.4-inches. The ground clearance is sufficient enough to provide an excellent offload performance, and the wheelbase provides sufficient stability even when driving at relatively high speeds. The front part of the car is redesigned and now features a new grill with large opening for sufficient air intakes, the bumper has been redesigned and now LED headlights have been installed on the truck, and this provides a better vision especially during the night. The truck rides on 16-inch steel wheels for excellent road performance and is capable of cargo tie downs and trailer wiring.
The interior of the 2017 Tacoma provides a sitting space of five adults offering a sufficient head and leg room for comfort during long rides. The seats are wrapped in a premium cloth material, and the driver seat has manual adjustable lumbar support. For convenience and comfort, the following features are provided; power steering, front seatback storage, rear view camera, audio and cruise controls mounted on the steering wheel, front seatback storage, dual vanity mirrors and air conditioning. The entertainment of the occupants of the 2017 Toyota Tacoma is provided by a six high-quality audio speakers, USB connection for file sharing, a touch screen LCD for entertainment and navigation purposes. The safety of the occupants of the truck is provided through the availability of the following features; child seat anchors, daytime running lights, airbags, seatbelts, 4-Wheel ABS, child safety locks, stability control, traction control, first aid kit, tire pressure monitoring system and a glass breakage sensor among others.
2017 Toyota Tacoma – Engine Specs:
The under the hood of the 2017 Toyota Tacoma truck is provided by a 3.5 liter Atkinson engine capable of generating a maximum power of 278 hp and a torque of 265 lb-ft at 4.600rpm. The transmission for this engine is offered in two variables, a five-speed manual transmission or a 6-speed automatic transmission. The fuel economy of the pickup is 19/24/21 city/highway/combined respectively.
2017 Toyota Tacoma – Release Date and How Much will Cost:
The price of 2017 Toyota Tacoma ranges from $33,000 to $40,000 depending on the trim level and will be available in the market during the end of the year 2016 or early year 2017.