2017 Toyota Tacoma TRD Pro Review

The 2015 model Tacoma TRD Pro from Toyota arrived just before the revision of the mid-size truck for the 2016-model year, and the Japanese auto manufacturer wasted no time in recording with the off-road-centered model for the next 2017-model year. Unveiling at the 2016 Auto Show in Chicago, 2017 Toyota Tacoma TRD Pro is the off-road-prepared truck, which is derived from the Tacoma TRD Off-Road 4×4 dual cab small bed model.

According to Toyota, the new model truck has been a real halo automobile, which is drawing younger, particularly male spectators of wealthier buyers. The new truck assists the company to brand its 4×4 vehicles and there are not lots of volumes, but it adds a good dimension to the offerings it sells.

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2017 Toyota Tacoma TRD Pro front

2017 Toyota Tacoma TRD Pro Changes, Exterior

Similar to the earlier TRD Pro, improvements to the next-generation Toyota Tacoma TRD Pro are centered on better off-road abilities and more rough looks. The 2017 model Tacoma accomplished with the Bilstein 2.5-inch coil-over mono-tube shocks and Eibach springs for a one-inch higher travel height in the front. At the back, it comes with improved 2.0-inch shocks with the remote reservoirs. Similar to its predecessor, the 2017 model truck would run on 16-inch wheels with the all-land KO tires from BFGoodrich.

The new model vehicle would be offered with three exterior colors, like Cement, Super White, and Barcelona Red Metallic. The external of each version will also contain:
 TRD Pro emblem on the front door with diamond-blueprint knurled finish.
 TRD Pro aluminum front-skid plate.
 16-inch TRD black alloy wheels with Goodyear Wrangler All-Terrain Kevlar-durable tires.
 Rigid Industries LED mist lights.
 Black TRD Pro and 4×4 back tailgate badges.
 Tail lamps with black bezels.
 Projector-beam headlamps with black bezels, LED daylight running Lights and auto on or off feature.

All mock-ups of the novel truck will also come ready with a custom-stimulated TOYOTA grille in the front with color-keyed enfold, blacked out explicit and hood shovel, color-keyed power outside mirrors with turn signs, black color over fenders, color-keyed door knobs, and a backside bumper.

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2017 Toyota Tacoma TRD Pro side

2017 Toyota Tacoma Interior

Inside, 2017 Tacoma TRD Pro has heated front seats made of black leather with TRD Pro headrest emblems. It also comes with adequate safety and comfort features as standard, including:
 Back parking support sonar.
 Four-way adjustable driver’s seat with lumbar support and 4-way adjustable front passenger seat.
 Entune quality acoustic system with the incorporated Navigation system and App Suite.
 Leather-bordered tilt or telescopic guiding wheel with auditory and Bluetooth hands-free telephone controls.
 Blind Spot Monitor and Rear Cross-Traffic Alert.

The new Toyota Tacoma TRD Pro 2017 also comes with an analog instrumentation with a 4.2-inch color multi-information screen with an integrated tilt gauge and inclinometer. This screen includes trip meters, external temperature, average fuel saving, and odometer.
All models of the Tacoma TRD Pro truck come prepared with a GoPro-mounted windshield for serious off-roaders who would like to document their exploits through the GoPro HERO cameras.

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2017 Toyota Tacoma TRD Pro interior


New Tacoma TRD Pro sticks with its off-road performance while it effort to lift the bar from the original. The new truck comes outfitted with a 24-valve direct-injection Atkinson-cycle mill with V6 configuration. This 3.5-liter DOHC power plant with the Variable Valve Timing-stylish Wide intake and with VVT-I exhaust features provides the truck with 278 horses of highest power and 265 lbs for each foot of highest torque. Either a manual or an automatic transmission with the six-velocity feature will be combined with the 2017 Toyota Tacoma TRD Pro engine.

Actually, the new Tacoma TRD Pro acquires its off-road cred by means of its TRD-installed suspension and exhaust developments that comprise:
 TRD- adjusted rear suspension by way of progressive-velocity off-road leaf mechanism.
 FOX 2.5 interior bypass shocks adjusted by TRD.
 TRD- adjusted front springs with a one-inch raise.

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2017 Toyota Tacoma TRD Pro rear

Date of release and price

2017 Toyota Tacoma TRD Pro release date is projected to hit the dealerships during the concluding part of 2016 with the opening cost of $ 37,000.

See also: 2017 Toyota Hilux,
2017 Toyota Tacoma

2017 Toyota Tacoma TRD Pro photos

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