Tacoma is the best-selling mid-size truck in the US. But, the growing threat by its rivals is making Toyota make some serious changes. The new model will suffer so many modifications all around the vehicle. Well, diesel is not an option again, at this point. On the other hand, the 2020 Toyota Tacoma will bring the off-road driving to the new level with new TRD Pro features. The same old reliable truck with a fresh look is definitely worth of shot.
The 2020 Toyota Tacoma is now using a four-cylinder engine for the base model. Some of its rivals are doing so to make the entry-level pickups cheaper. The price of the new Tacoma will go up, but not too much. This redesign could be a response to Ford Ranger return. All in all, buyers of these vehicles will be the winners in upcoming seasons since more models are coming very soon.
2020 Toyota Tacoma Exterior Changes
The new 2020 Toyota Tacoma will get new headlights and grille. Tweaked design of front lights is more aggressive. LED lamps will be available for the bed. Designers refreshed the offer of wheels, with new 16-inch rims being in the offer. At the back, we will taillight housing is darker. Top of the line trim level remains Limited. Compared to its predecessor, this one is getting new 18-inch wheels and daytime running lights. Sensors and 360-degree camera will make a park easier.
Inside the 2020 Toyota Tacoma, we will find a new 7-inch infotainment screen. Upper trim levels will use an eight-inch display. One of the biggest change for all future Toyota’s vehicle is a breakthrough of Android Auto. Apple CarPlay is available since last year. The new Tacoma could also get a new version of Entune infotainment system. Besides this technology, the truck is going to be safer. Lane departure warning and adaptive cruise control are now standard. Upper trim levels will come with premium materials used for the upholstery.
2020 Toyota Tacoma TRD Pro
The new 2020 Toyota Tacoma TRD Pro will be even tougher. For this version, the Japanese company prepared a few new options to enhance its bold appearance. The new grille is ready for this model as well as for other versions. Chrome details are eye-catching, as well as the fresh 17-inch wheels. Foglights and DRLs with LED lamps are standard. Other upgrades compared to the base Tacoma are 10-way adjustable driver’s bucket and special systems such as TRD Off-Road’s Multi-Terrain Monitor.
2020 Toyota Tacoma Specs
Under the hood of the new 2020 Toyota Tacoma is a proven and reliable V6 engine. Besides that, a four-cylinder unit provides another option. Smaller displacement is a 2.7-liter engine with the capability to produce 160 hp and 180 lb-ft of torque. However, truckers are not taking this one too seriously. For the maximum performance, the 2020 Tacoma offers a 3.5-liter V6 that can haul 7,000 pounds. Well, the towing capacity is still weaker than the Chevy Colorado can do with its diesel engine. Unfortunately, the new Tacoma fails to respond to this again. Outputs of the V6 engine are 280 hp and 265 lb-ft of twist.
The cost of the new 2020 Toyota Tacoma will be modified. After so many changes, the Japanese company will add some value to its truck. Many experts believe that the new model can’t go too much further than $26,000 for the entry-level unit. Top of the line TRD Pro truck will cost $40,000-$50,000.