What do you do if you want the utility of a pickup truck without sacrificing fuel economy? It is a common conundrum for many car shoppers who are leaning towards a pickup truck as their next vehicle. If that sounds like you, the 2016 Toyota Tacoma near Hartford, CT is an elite midsize pickup truck option that blends functional power and frugal fuel economy with a muscular style, refined interior and extreme off-road capabilities. Completely redesigned for the 2016 model year, the Toyota Tacoma was an instant fan favorite here at Gale Toyota and is more than deserving of a spot in your driveway.
Redesigned from the ground up, the 2016 Toyota Tacoma has a menacing new style headlined by a hexagonal grille, a chiseled hood, a lifted image and LED lighting systems. An aggressive, intimidating style is implemented in every facet of the new truck including a new locking tailgate, an integrated rear spoiler and a stamped Tacoma logo on the back end. Available in five well-equipped trim levels that cater to different needs, the Toyota Tacoma can be tailor-made to fit your lifestyle, from the work-ready Tacoma SR to the off-road-ready Tacoma TRD Off-Road and the luxurious Tacoma Limited. Each trim level features a loaded interior that possesses a new driver-focused layout that includes a standard Toyota Entune system and GoPro mount.
A premier infotainment system, the Toyota Entune interface provides nearly limitless access to information and entertainment. Available in five different configurations for Toyota Tacoma owners, Toyota Entune can be molded to fit your needs. Base Toyota Tacoma models employ a standard Toyota Entune Audio package that provides Bluetooth wireless technology, Siri Eyes Free, an integrated backup camera and a 6.1-inch touchscreen.
Built with the off-road chops to go with its new muscular design, the Toyota Tacoma is loaded with innovative off-road features. Available with an on-demand four-wheel drive system that is paired with an Automatic Limited Slip Differential, the Toyota Tacoma can handle nearly anything Mother Nature can throw at it. A new Multi-Terrain Select system is available as well and will augment your off-road performance, offering several terrain modes for you to choose from.
Loaded with innovative features and built with a head-turning new design, you may think that the 2016 Toyota Tacoma comes with a high price tag. That is not the case. New Toyota Tacoma models start at an affordable $23,300 for basic, hard-working Toyota Tacoma SR trims with the four-cylinder powertrain and a 4x2 drivetrain. Fully loaded, the Toyota Tacoma Limited still comes in at a competitive $37,820.
New Engine Options Highlight the Redesigned 2016 Toyota Tacoma
We have lost count of new elements of the 2016 Toyota Tacoma near Hartford, CT that have left us in awe since it was unveiled, but new engine options are definitely a highlight. Standard Toyota Tacoma editions are powered by a 2.7-liter four-cylinder power core that manufactures 159 horsepower and 180 pound-feet of torque. Paired with a new six-speed automatic transmission, the four-cylinder Toyota Tacoma makes 19 mpg in the city and 23 mpg on the highway when in two-wheel drive. A five-speed manual transmission is available for the new Toyota Tacoma as well.
Upgrade your performance and towing power when you opt for the all-new 3.5-liter Atkinson cycle V-6 power platform paired with a six-speed automatic transmission. Built using Toyota D-4S technology that features direct and port fuel injection, the V-6-powered Toyota Tacoma will make a potent 278 horsepower and 265 pound-feet of torque. With this caliber of power at your disposal, you will benefit from a maximum towing capacity of 6,800 pounds. Not only will you possess exciting power in the driver’s seat of the Toyota Tacoma, you will still save money at the pump, making 19 mpg in the city and 24 mpg on the highway. Stop in today at Gale Toyota to get behind the wheel of the redesigned 2016 Toyota Tacoma.