2022 Toyota Tacoma Has Much More To Offer Than Its Predecessor

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2022 Toyota Tacoma

Starting at only $27,500, the forthcoming 2022 Toyota Tacoma is one of the class’s affordable pickup trucks. From the information that we got, the new will arrive with no significant changes for 2022. Of course, some small refreshments are expected, and Toyota Tacoma should be more competitive than before.

Generally, this truck is an excellent choice if you’re looking for a versatile pickup that offers the extraordinary off-road ability. On top of that, its cabin is class-leading, featuring more standard features than you can imagine. Under the hood, Tacoma is powered by two engine options, and one of them is a proven V6 powertrain that generates 278 horsepower and 265 lb-ft of torque.

2022 Toyota Tacoma front

2022 Toyota Tacoma Facelift

The last time the Toyota Tacoma was redesigned its been past over six years. 2015. For 2022, the manufacturer updates its styling, but don’t expect anything significantly. Generally, Tacoma’s design has held up well with other trucks in the class. The manufacturer will redesign its grille from what we heard, and it will add a new taillight design. However, like before, SR5 and above trims have optional day-running headlights.

The rugged styling is present, and Tacoma is available either with the smaller Access Cab or the Double Cab with standard-size doors. Two-bed lengths are available as well. An Access Cab model is dimensionally 212.3 inches, while a Double Cab long is 225.5 inches.

Fresh and Unique Interior

Inside, the latest 20220 Toyota Tacoma is more modern than its predecessor. Depending on cab configuration, this pickup truck will offer a seating layout for either four or five passengers. Basically, If you plan to use the Tacoma as a family vehicle, the Double Cab version is the right choice. Like before, the Tacoma is available in six trim levels includes SR, SR5, TRD Sport, TRD Off-Road, Limited, and TRD Pro.

All models include plenty of technology and many standard features. Across all trims, you’ll found a central 7-inch or larger 8-inch variety touchscreen with Apple CarPlay/Android Auto integration. The new Tacoma also features a 10-way power-adjustable driver’s seat that’s standard on SR5. However, better comfort and accommodating are available on upper trims.

2022 Toyota Tacoma interior

2022 Toyota Tacoma Powertrain Specs

The new 2022 Toyota Tacoma continues to offer the same two engine options. The standard model uses a 2.7-liter 4-cylinder engine that generates a modest 159 horsepower. Power is routed to the rear wheels (2WD) or all four (4WD). Like before, this engine sends power through a 6-speed automatic transmission.

However, a much better choice is the optional 3.5-liter V6 that produces 278 horses, which is around 120 more hp than the smaller 4-cylinder. The best of this engine is that you’ll also get a choice between the 6-speed automatic and 6-speed manual transmission.

2022 Toyota Tacoma side

Release Date and Price

The debut of the redesigned version of the 2022 Toyota Tacoma will happen at the end of this year. Besides some small outside refreshments, the forthcoming truck will also introduce more equipment through six trim levels. Pricing will be most likely to remain, and expect new Tacoma to starts at $27,500. A mid-trim Tacoma TRD Sport or Off-Road model will begin at $30,000 range.

These prices are in line with pickup trucks such as GMC Canyon and Nissan Frontier. The Honda Ridgeline and Jeep Gladiator are in the same class as well, but both begin over $33,000.

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