2017 Toyota Tacoma – Release Date, Diesel, Specs

One of Toyota’s very popular and toughest pickups is on its way. It is a 2017 Toyota Tacoma which will be improved in many segments and better than ever.

Improvements and exterior design

The brand new 2017 Toyota Tacoma will represent the third generation model. It has always been known for its reliability and durability. It is going to be upgraded and will be really amazing vehicle. This well known pickup truck will get new, more powerful engine, quite cabin and refreshed exterior. Its ride quality will be improved. It will be a great choice for all those who love off road adventures. Some sources say that it will be lighter than the current model. This is because of the usage of light weight materials such as aluminum and carbon fiber. So, its aerodynamics and performance will be slightly improved. When it comes to exterior design, we can expect some minor refreshments. Those are slightly lifted hood, revised grille and headlamps. We assume that the rear end will also undergo some small but noticeable changes.

2017 Toyota Tacoma front

2017 Toyota Tacoma interior and features

The interior of 2017 Toyota Tacoma will be also slightly redesigned. The cabin will be more spacious than before. It will be quieter as well and will provide more comfortable ride. It will be offered in more cabin styles such as Access Cab, Double Cab, and Double Cab Long Bed. We can also expect new, more quality materials inside. As for the equipment, it will come standard with Bluetooth, USB, touch screen display, air conditioning, adjustable steering wheel, audio system with six speakers and so on. Higher trim levels will be offered with plenty of modern gadgets and features.

2017 Toyota Tacoma cabin

Engine and transmission

2017 Toyota Tacoma should be powered with two types of engine. The one is a 2.7-liter four cylinder engine. It will be able to make 159 horsepower and 180 pound-feet of torque. This engine should be paired with a five-speed automatic gearbox. The second option is a 3.5-liter V6 engine with direct injection. This one will be able to deliver 278 horsepower. It will be coupled to a six-speed manual or automatic transmission.

2017 Toyota Tacoma rear view

Release date and price

According to the latest rumors, 2017 Toyota Tacoma should appear sometime in the end of 2016. As for the price, it is said that it should be around $23,000 for the base model.

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