2020 Toyota Tacoma Review

The Toyota Tacoma 2020 version will in all probabilities be a fifth-generation all-new vehicle if one is to go by the reports emanating from the grapevine. It is likely to be outfitted with a complete and total array of unique Toyota Racing Development design and engineering feature. This according to experts will most probably help in trail driving capability and will most certainly stand out from the crowd in terms of style and performances. The first version of Tacoma came into the market 20 years ago and therefore it has a huge following and popularity. It would, therefore, be interesting to find out more about the 2020 Toyota Tacoma in terms of exteriors, interiors, and engine and of course probable launch date and price.

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2020 Toyota Tacoma

2020 Toyota Tacoma Changes, Exteriors

The upcoming 2020 versions will most probably have a TRD off-road suspension. The same must have been engineered to ensure better body control. It also will be able to help in small-bump isolation. It will certainly be a boon for rough city streets where bumps appear all on a sudden. You also can expect twin-tube shocks and they may be re-valved. This again will go a long way in improving rebound control. New Tacoma SR5 will get 16-inch dark satin, which matches perfectly with latest grille design and dark taillight housings.

Read: 2019 Toyota Tundra TRD Pro Review

The 17×7-inch matte black alloy wheel (TRD Sport) will help the car to be fitted with all-terrain tires. These tires have been proven beyond doubt. They can handle highways, city roads, snowy streets and much more. It will most probably have two color variants, magnetic gray and metallic w/ice edge. Also, they are updated chrome taillamp and LED fog lamps, while LED DRL and LED headlight are optional. The rear lower fascias and dark gray front will also be unique and news. It will also come fitted with standard LED fog lights. You could also have other exterior colors like Super White and Ruby Flare Pearl.

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2020 Tacoma TRD Off-Road will get also new grille design and chrome insert taillamp. Furthermore, there is Multi-Terrain Monitor, which helps to better see terrain below the truck, but it’s optional. Other optional features are LED DRL, LED bed lamp, LED headlight. Standard features are locking for the rear differential, Crawl Control, Hill Assist Control, TRD-tuned Bilstein shocks, and Multi-Terrain Select.

Tacoma Limited is the most luxurious trim as always, it comes with 18-inch alloy wheels, latest grille design. LED DRL, chrome taillamp inserts, Panoramic View Monitor and LED headlamps for this trim comes as standard.

Read: 2019 Toyota Tacoma TRD Pro

– 127.4-inch wheelbase / 73.7-inch-long bed (Access Cab),
– 127.4-inch wheelbase / 60.5-inch bed or 140.6-inch wheelbase / 73.7-inch-long bed (Double Cab)

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2020 Toyota Tacoma wheels

Toyota Tacoma 2020 Interiors

Coming to the insides of the car, it will have a red trim accent in the cabin and the seats will have red-stitching with the best of upholsteries already available in the previous versions of Toyota Tacoma. The seat surfaces are likely to be covered by using comfortable SofTex. It is lighter when compared to leather but extremely durable. Further, the front seats will have TRD stitched in the headrests. You also can expect to have the proven TRD all-weather floor mats along with rear cargo mat. This will help to capture mud, water, and sand that get dragged in from the outside of the car. Further, the infotainment screen (8-inch touchscreen display) with Android Auto and Apple CarPlay, dashboard, and other such fixtures would be a replica of the earlier versions of Tacoma.

2020 Tacoma Safety (Toyota Sense P):
– Pre-Collision System + Pedestrian Detection,
– Automatic High Beams,
– Lane Departure Alert + Sway Warning System,
– High-Speed Dynamic Radar Cruise Control.

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It will certainly be a powerhouse because of the 2.7 liter DOHC engine with 4 cylinders, and 159 horsepower with a torque of 180 lb-ft. The customers will also have the option of buying the vehicle with a 3.5-liter V6 engine which will be available with a power of 276 horsepower and 265 lb/ft of torque. Both the engine variants will be wedded to a 6-speed ECT or Electronically Controlled Transmission. The V6 engine can also be mated to a 6-speed manual transmission.

Read: 2020 Toyota Tundra spied

Launch Date and Price

Going by reports emanating from experts and car lovers, the Toyota Tacoma 2020 version will be available to the public sometime during the end of 2019. The basic version should have a price tag of around $33,000.

2020 Toyota Tacoma photos

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