The new mid-size pick-up, perfect for off-road rally-raids and packed with computerized technology. The first evolutionary upgrade, after 10 years of “reign”. Meet, 2018-2019 Toyota Tacoma .
Officially, the new product was presented at the International Auto Show in Detroit. Pickup 2018-2019 Toyota Tacoma received a modern design: the front part exhibits a convex, on the background of the xenon headlights, grille with chrome-cut, and the front bumper is equipped with special protective “lip” of black plastic. Side pickup simple and conservative. Inside the heavily swollen wheel arches “hide” 16-inch wheels (optional wheels are available on the 17 and 18 inches). To complete the image may not be enough thresholds, which also facilitate the exit of the compartment, located at 24 – centimeter height. Behind it is worth paying attention to the lateral position of the exhaust pipe, a powerful tailgate stamped with «Tacoma», opening the compartment of the rear window, as well as an outlet and mount the towbar.
In addition to the powerful and exalted view of everything that happens, the owner gets quite luxurious, rich and high-tech interior that is more inherent in the premium crossover than a pickup. The driver is located in a large, soft seat with a little lateral support. Driving is done with the help of a massive steering wheel with two aluminum spokes-racks. The dashboard looks modern and succinctly, large numbers of analog sensors and informative 4.2-inch on-board computer can read all the information easily. In the central dashboard, between the two blowers, is a 7-inch touchscreen multimedia Entune system display and dual-zone climate-control unit. Also, it is worth praise the high quality of plastic parts, decorative boxes made of aluminum and leather trim. Of the minuses can only say that the adult passengers in the back seat, may not have enough free space for the legs. However, in the back of a pickup truck, the space shortage problem, you will not find. In addition, the auto power enough to tow behind a weight of up to 3000 kg.
Under the hood, installed a new 3.5-liter V6 engine which was replaced by a 4.0-liter V8. The new engine gives the owner 278 hp power and 359 Nm of torque. Working in tandem with 6-speed automatic and all-wheel drive pick-up consumes 13.1 liters per hundred in a city mode. For easy, 2.7-liter engine is available for the 5-speed manual transmission and front-wheel drive.
It is worth noting that the rear wheels got outdated, but reliable drum brakes. For lovers of off-road company offers an optional TRD Off-Road Package, which includes a rear differential lock system, help system at descent and ascent, as well as off-road tires and suspension.
Armored Japanese man with a sturdy frame body structure, cost American consumers at least $ 24 200.