According to some recent rumors and speculations, one of the most popular mid-size trucks, the well-known Tacoma, could be one of Toyota’s redesigns planned for the year 2020. The off-road fans have been waiting for the next-generation Tacoma ever since 2015, but it seems that the 2020 Toyota Tacoma model won’t bring any revolutionary changes. Instead, it will undergo some minor changes and refreshments.
When it comes to exterior of the 2020 Toyota Tacoma, this mid-size pickup truck is going to keep its traditional and recognizable shape, dimensions and overall design. Usually, there are no surprises in terms of look when it comes to trucks. The fans mostly know what to expect, but some minor visual changes and updates will still be noticed, of course. The upcoming Tacoma might share a lot of features with its off-road cousins such as Tundra and RAV4. Understandably, the Tacoma will be smaller in size than its full-size Tundra relative. A possible innovation might include its lighter weight, as it has been the case with most of the latest vehicles. It means that its acceleration, efficiency and overall performance will be improved. Speaking of improvements, you can also expect a better suspension system which will help the stability and safety of this truck. The visual updates would probably include a redesigned powerful grille, LED headlamps and a massive bumper that would be placed higher. However, we are waiting for more official details at the moment.
The interior of the 2020 Toyota Tacoma will probably borrow some styling cues from other Toyotas and provide some spacious, comfortable and functional cabin. It could possibly offer more space, especially legroom, in the back seats. Besides overall comfort, Toyota should upgrade its high-tech area and safety technology. The latest infotainment system provided on a larger touch-screen will come with features such as Apple Car Play, Android Auto, Wi-Fi and others. Also, the good news is that, like its cousin Tundra, the new Tacoma comes with standard Toyota Safety Sense P that includes adaptive cruise control, airbags, a rearview camera, lane-departure warning, forward-collision warning and others.
It has been speculated that the 2020 Toyota Tacoma will probably use the same engine found in its Prado and Hilux relatives – a 2.8-liter turbo-diesel four-cylinder. Such an engine delivers 177 horsepower and 310 pound-feet of torque, but in the 2020 model, this may be boosted to up to 190 horsepower and 350 pound-feet of torque. The engine will probably be paired with a six-speed automatic transmission. Be that as it may, we are waiting for more official numbers and information at this point.
2020 Toyota Tacoma Release Date and Price
The release date of the 2020 Toyota Tacoma hasn’t been announced yet. The price of a base trim level might even start under $30,000.
- good value for money,
- standard Safety Sense P,
- more power,
- great off-roader.
- lots of details still a mystery.