Toyota’s off-road trend is heavily focused on the 2020 version when most of its launches are off-road upgraded, including the Tacoma mid-size pickup.
Toyota has introduced the Tacoma 2020 pickup at the 2019 Chicago Auto Show. The overall design of the 2020 version is not much different from the 2019 version. However, some minor changes made Tacoma 2020’s own character.
Place the case conforming Drive Select framework in Dynamic mode, and the speedy and direct guiding, torque-vectoring back differential, and air-spring suspension cooperate to bestow as much verve to the taking care of as the steroidal motor does to the quickening.
Toyota seems to be cautious when applying changes on this mid-size pickup model. The Tacoma 2020 is changed in the grille, car rim, smoky rear-view lamps and LED lighting fixtures similar to the TRD Pro version on version 2019.
Nowadays, Toyota Tacoma 2020 turns into the main new accessible in the short-wheelbase design for the U.S. However, it holds the same base cost as the previous version last year. This price was set in spite of the fact that leveling with the increased feeling of event and sybaritic joys on our test auto requires an impressively higher venture.
Although there are not many changes, those upgrades are necessary for Tacoma to increase its competitiveness in the market. Tacoma is also a rare “foreign” model that has maintained its position as the best-selling mid-size pickup truck in the US for 14 years. In a country that likes muscle cars like the United States, what Tacoma has done can be classified as extraordinary.
While the exterior is only slightly changed, the technology on the Tacoma 2020 is more focused. Toyota adds multimedia technologies, comfort features to Tacoma. The Tacoma TRD Pro version is complemented with heavy off-road assistive technologies.
The Toyota Tacoma Design choice incorporates red-sewed seats, red-implanted carbon-fiber trim, expanded calfskin trim, and a piano-dark movement lever; another scores a special sound framework. All of them indeed worth for the previously stated Dynamic pack costs.
Besides, Toyota also offers more than 30 different configurations on six versions: SR, SR5, TRD Sport, TRD Off-Road, TRD Pro and Limited. The SR5 and above versions are all equipped with a new 10-way power driver’s seat, power belts, and an 8-inch touchscreen upgrade (the basic SR only has a 7-inch screen) and a sound system. Improved bar. Optional LED interior lights will be provided for all versions.
The new multimedia entertainment system will include Android Auto, Apple Carplay, virtual assistant Amazon Alexa and SiriusXM. SR5 version is updated with new fabric material for seats and optional headlights integrated with daylight.
The Tacoma TRD Sports version is complemented with a smart lock for Passenger Smart Key passengers, chrome-plated rear lights and LED fog lamps. In addition to the equipment as mentioned above, the Tacoma TRD Off-Road version has an additional display of topographic status and headlamps completely with LED.
The highest-end Tacoma Limited edition features a headlight unit with entirely LED daylight, chrome-plated rear lights, 18-inch alloy rims, a smart lock for upgraded passengers and a panoramic view.
In the 2020 version, the Tacoma TRD Pro received the most upgrades. External updates include headlamps – LED daylight, LED fog lights, and new 16-inch rims. The new edge is about 1.9 kg lighter than the previous generation and is covered by the Goodyear Wrangler All-Terrain Kevlar tires to cope with all terrain. The suspension on the TRD Pro is also upgraded with Fox’s 2.5-inch shock absorbers for both front and rear wheels.
Toyota Tacoma 2020 owns two power systems: a 2.7-liter four-cylinder engine for 159 horsepower and a 3.5L V6 engine with a capacity of 278 horsepower. Both come with a standard 6-speed automatic transmission, the V6 has an additional 6-speed manual gearbox.
All versions of the Tacoma 2020 come with a Toyota Safety Sense P safety package that includes collision warning with a pedestrian detection system, lane-difference warning, smart headlights, anti-glare and cruise control, and excellent at high speed.