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Toyota Tacoma

Price $31,525 – $48,390
Fuel consumption 10.0 – 13.8 L/100km
The Car Guide rating 70%(view ratings)
New and improved TRD Pro models highlight the Tacoma lineup for 2019. They incorporate, among other things, a high-mount desert air intake and an updated TRD skid plate with red logo. You still get to choose between the 2.7-litre four-cylinder engine (159 horsepower) and the 3.5-litre V6 (278 horsepower), the latter capable of towing up to 6500 lbs. (2948 kg). The Tacoma also offers a selection of two drivetrains, two six-speed transmissions, two cabs and two cargo bed lengths.

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Test Drives2018 Toyota Tacoma TRD Sport V6: Officially a Legend
It’s fascinating what the appearance in a cult movie about time travelling will do to a vehicle. That and the best reliability rating on the planet also helps. Ask anyone looking for a second-hand Toyota truck or head onto Kijiji and look for one yourself, you’ll quickly realize that they’re …
Test Drives2017 Toyota Tacoma TRD PRO: Where do You Want to Go Today?
If we love to live outdoors and aren’t afraid of getting a few mosquito bites as we explore the unbeaten path, we definitely could use an off-road vehicle. The Jeep Wrangler could be the most obvious choice, but Toyota does have a history of producing robust all-terrain trucks such as …
Spotlight onWe’re About to get Dirty with Toyota’s TRD Pro Series Trucks!
Toyota’s reputation in the off-road vehicle segment is obviously strong. We can simply think of the legendary Land Cruiser, the indestructible Hilux pickup or the unique FJ Cruiser, as the Japanese manufacturer proved a long time ago that it can boldly trek off the beaten path. Today, we’re about to …
Blog2016 Toyota Tacoma: A True Off-Roader
With the launch of the 2016 Tacoma, Toyota Canada had the firm intention of convincing us of the newly styled compact pickup’s all-terrain capabilities. Not only did they update the exterior, reinforce the chassis, redesign the interior and improve the soundproofing in the cabin, they also enhanced the vehicle’s off-road …
First Drives2016 Toyota Tacoma: More Sophisticated And Sturdier Than Ever
Last fall, when General Motors unveiled its new pickup twins, the Chevrolet Colorado and GMC Canyon, word at the launch was that the timing was opportunistic since the competition was relatively weak. While Nissan has yet to respond to the newcomers, Toyota has just improved its bid with a completely …
Spotlight on2016 Toyota Tacoma: We're Driving It This Week
When the Chevrolet Colorado and GMC Canyon hit the market last year, they seriously shook up the compact pick-up segment. With the competition starting to show its age, these two immediately took the lead. But their dominance is about to be challenged, with the new-generation Toyota Tacoma on its way.
Test Drives2015 Toyota Tacoma: One More Time Around
The theory of evolution states that those creatures unwilling to adapt to their environment inevitably end up in the fossil record. The 2015 Toyota Tacoma has swum against the tides of change for the last decade or so, seemingly an exception to Darwin's directives as it continues to sell strongly …

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Chicago2019 Toyota Tacoma TRD Pro Unveiled at the Chicago Auto Show
Toyota’s TRD Pro truck lineup, which includes the Toyota Tacoma TRD Pro, the Toyota Tundra TRD Pro and the Toyota 4Runner TRD Pro, is getting an overhaul, and the newest editions were presented at this year’s Chicago Auto Show. The 2019 Toyota Tacoma TRD Pro is the most off-road capable …
NewsToyota Tacoma TRD Pro returning for 2017 model year
The TRD Pro package will be available on the Toyota Tacoma for 2017, the second model year for the redesigned midsize pickup. Completely overhauled for 2016, the Tacoma was already plenty capable in TRD Off-Road guise thanks in large part to its optional crawl control function that can dig the …
MontrealAJAC announces Best New Technologies for 2016
At the press day of the Montreal Auto Show today, the Automobile Journalists Association of Canada announced the Best New Technologies of this year, in addition to unveiling the three finalists for the 2016 Canadian Car of the Year and 2016 Canadian Utility/Truck of the Year awards. The Best New …
NewsMarty McFly's dream truck lives on with 2016 Toyota Tacoma
'Back to the Future' may have been first released 30 years ago, but Toyota is celebrating "the future" with a modern-day recreation of Marty McFly's dream truck from the movie. Based on a 2016 Toyota Tacoma, the re-imagined dream truck features a host of add-ons, including: Custom 1985 Toyota exterior …
NewsA Toyota Tacoma To Celebrate Back To The Future
Even though the Delorean is the real star of the Back to the Future series (Sorry Michael J. Fox!), a nice pickup truck also had its minute of glory in the first opus; a Toyota pickup serves as the hero’s dream vehicle, and you can bet more than one car …
NewsCar Guide Drive: 2016 Toyota Tacoma
Last fall, when General Motors unveiled its new pickup twins, the Chevrolet Colorado and GMC Canyon , word at the launch was that the timing was opportunistic since the competition was relatively weak. While Nissan has yet to respond to the newcomers, Toyota has just improved its bid with a …
Detroit2016 Toyota Tacoma: Younger Than Ever!
The Toyota Tacoma as we know it—and as we have known it since the second generation was released in 2004—is about to turn over a new leaf with a fresh face. The 2016 edition of this (once) popular intermediate pickup has just been unveiled at the Detroit Auto Show. It …

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Review: 2017 Toyota Tacoma TRD Pro
Toyota Racing Development better known as TRD, and Howard takes the newest version off-road, where it loves to be. For more stories about the Toyota Tacoma, hit the link -http://www.guideautoweb.com/en/makes/toyota/tacoma/?ref=search-box (This segment originally aired on Motoring TV 2017 Episode #10) …
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Review: 2016 Toyota Tacoma
While the aluminum-bodied Ford F-150 may have been the pickup truck tale of 2015, for Motoring TV, at least, GM's return to the midsize segment was the bigger story. With the Chevrolet Colorado and GMC Canyon back in action for 2015, segment leader Toyota knew it was high time something …
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2016 Toyota Tacoma crawl control feature explained
Sick of burying your truck up to its axles and not being able to get it unstuck? The 2016 Toyota Tacoma should help, with a new crawl control function that uses wheel sensors to get out on less-than-desirable situations. But don't take it from us. We caught up with Toyota …