Toyota Tacoma Double Cab for Sale

Toyota Tacoma Double Cab For Sale: If you're not really feeling especially charitable, you can reject the "all new" 2016 Toyota Tacoma family (including this TRD Off-Road Double Taxicab) as bit more than moderate if extensive refresh. The designing is brand-new, however only just-- a variation on a motif, not a clean-sheet revolution, and also because feeling, I expect it approaches the ever-evolving Jeep Wrangler.

Toyota Tacoma Double Cab For Sale

2016 Toyota Tacoma TRD Off-Road Double Cab review

The resemblances (to put it lightly) proceed under the skin. The wheelbase is identical, and general length is simply a few inches higher on the new vehicle. The bed is an inch deeper, but the very same width. And so forth.

On the other hand, you should acknowledge that Toyota had a quite darn good truck to start with in the outgoing Tacoma. Was it revealing its age, specifically compared with promising midsizers like the born-again Colorado as well as Canyon? Visually, perhaps, but the Tacoma's stout foundations needed improvement, not reinvention. There's lots of advantage in the evolutionary technique.

The powertrain on this specific Tacoma TRD Off-Road is round of old-- a six-speed manual transmission-- and round of brand-new-- a downsized 3.5-liter naturally aspirated V6. As with the larger, V8-powered Toyota Tundra, and also the 2015 Tacoma before it, it all plays along with wonderful, unanticipated level of smoothness. You would certainly never know the engine is down half a litre, and also there's a lot of extra pizzazz above the 3,500 rpm mark. The six-speed is actually enjoyable to paddle through, and also just like the guidebook on the Wrangler, it feels like an excellent fit for an enthusiast-oriented truck.

Naturally, I didn't have the opportunity to take the TRD Off-Road off-road. Point is, I in fact want to see exactly how it manages itself off the sidewalk now that I have actually invested a long time in the truck. I'll look for possibilities to do so when things heat up. And I did pack on the miles comfortably-- as well as tackle a really awful slog through the period's worst ice tornado to date with self-confidence. The vehicle didn't so much as toss a traction control warning.

That's the day I discovered one significantly traditional element of the Tacoma: its 4x4 system. Forgetting to de-power the front wheels prior to transitioning from slushmaggedon to a completely dry, covered car parking structure, I located the truck lugging, binding and-- to my shame-- delaying as I attempted to make a tight become a parking area. So you'll definitely wish to switch it to 2WD, which you should do by hand using a console-mounted dial, prior to on-pavement maneuvering.

Well duh, you're about to tell me, possibly in an insulting email. This is standard 4WD things. Real enough, yet it's simple to get accustomed to the automatic 4WD setting located on a raising variety of trucks (consisting of the GMC Canyon). Critics will hold this against the Tacoma, verifying that it's behind the technological contour; followers will state this boosts its hardcore off-road cred.

For what it's worth, the fuel economic climate approximates seem confident. With restricted 4WD use, I returned 16.0 mpg. I wasn't specifically flogging the vehicle, and that included considerable number of traffic-free expressway miles.

Like the decently resculpted exterior, the interior benefits from a collection of rather refined upgrades. The functional designs are a little rickety at first, thanks to a seat that feels either a bit too expensive or a little too near to the pedals. Yet the cabin does feel fresher, a lot more superior, less oppressively plasticky.

If the Tacoma has your passion, but the $36,630 sticker (adding faux-beadlock wheels and other goodies will improve that even additional) is a stumbling block, bear in mind that this is for the tricked-out TRD Off-Road variation. The base SR beginnings at $24,200, as well as the Restricted beginnings at a lofty $38,720. Between those 2 extremes, I make certain you could configure the Tacoma of your desires.