2016 Toyota Tacoma Release Date and Features
Fans of off-road excitement and pickup truck versatility have long been awaiting the debut of the redesigned 2016 Toyota Tacoma at the Detroit Auto Show. Designed and built for iconic off-road performance in addition to dynamic urban driving, the new Tacoma provides improved performance as well as exciting interior and exterior styling. Using the current Toyota Tacoma model as a foundation, the 2016 Toyota Tacoma release date and features promise a reinvented and innovative model, which oozes style and performance.
The 2016 Toyota Tacoma is scheduled to be released in the fall of 2015 at Toyota dealerships. Featuring an efficient four-cylinder engine and a brand-new innovative V-6 power platform, the new Tacoma is a groundbreaking addition to the Toyota model lineup. A lighter, stronger frame design combines with a fine-tuned suspension to improve ride quality. In addition to enhanced performance the 2016 Toyota Tacoma will also possess an impressive array of new features and style cues.
Base 2016 Toyota Tacoma models will be powered by an efficient 2.7-liter four-cylinder engine. Tacoma drivers looking for more power and performance can opt for the upgraded, all-new 3.5-liter Atkinson cycle V-6, which features Toyota D-4S technology as well as direct and port fuel injection. The new V-6 engine option promises to be the most powerful and efficient power core that Tacoma drivers have ever seen. Available engine options can be paired with a new six-speed manual or six-speed automatic transmission.
On the exterior, the 2016 Toyota Tacoma is leaner, meaner and much more aggressive in appearance. Employing a chiseled, hexagonal grille reminiscent of its big brother Toyota Tundra, the all-new Tacoma is aggressive by design and rides higher with wheels ranging in size from 16 to 18 inches. Building on the tough image, the 2016 model displays a stamped Tacoma logo on the tailgate as well. New exterior features also include an integrated aerodynamic spoiler, a locking rear tailgate, an available tri-fold hard tonneau cover and an easy lowering tailgate.
The interior design of the 2016 Tacoma, while well-suited for the outdoor adventurer in all of us offers an escape from the noise and chaos of the trail. Employing noise reduction technology, the Tacoma cabin is comfortable and relaxing. New features on the interior of the 2016 Toyota Tacoma enhance entertainment, comfort and safety. Available options for Tacoma drivers include wireless charging, new leather-trimmed seating, an available power moonroof, enhanced touch screen capabilities as well as blind-spot monitoring and rear cross traffic alert systems. Another fun feature is an integrated GoPro mount for recording your adventures.
With improvements across the board, the 2016 Toyota Tacoma release date and features promise a return to prominence in the compact pickup truck segment. Augmenting performance, style, convenience and comfort, the 2016 Toyota Tacoma offers everything that drivers could want from a performance-tuned truck or an everyday driver. Stay up to date on more 2016 Toyota Tacoma information, including upcoming power and fuel economy ratings through the Gale Toyota Blog, where we highlight new Toyota models and dealership information.