The new 2015 Toyota Tacoma is coming soon. Toyota Tacoma was launched for the 1995 model year. In its first generation it was labeled as the compact pickup, and later it shifted to mid-size. First model came as the replacement for Toyota Hilux and it was marketed as the Toyota Pickup at the time. It was produced as a first generation vehicle until 2004 when it shifted to second generation.
It won number of best truck awards during its production, with 2005 Motor Trend’s Truck of the Year being the highest prize in the Tacoma trophy room. New 2015 Toyota Tacoma was presented on 2014 Chicago Auto Show.
Toyota Tacoma comes in the number of trim levels with 2015 Toyota Tacoma TRD Pro Series being the one designed for the off-road conditions. New Toyota Tacoma has a standard Toyota grille with badge on top. It has a slick line and looks much more aerodynamic then its GMC and Ford competition.
2015 Toyota Tacoma Interior
Toyota Tacoma inside is filled with good quality hard plastic panels. It comes with number of hi tech features; it has quite large Touchscreen display and USB and Smartphone connectivity. It has two lines of seats with back seats which can be folded to increase cargo space in the cabin. In the bed of the truck it has an optional 115 volt outlet which can be useful sometimes.
2015 Toyota Tacoma Engine
Toyota Tacoma can come with number of engine options. It comes with 2,7 liter or 4,0 liter V-6 engine. It pulls out around 160 horsepower and 180 pound feet of torque. It comes with 5 speed manual or 6 or 5 speed automatic transmission, and you can also choose between front wheel or all wheel drive versions. All wheel drive, 5 speed manual reaches 18 mpg in combined conditions fuel efficiency by EPA estimates, which is a great result for a mid-size pick up truck. TRD Pro Series of Toyota Tacoma also has a 4,0 liter V6 with increased power of 236 hp and 266 pound feet of torque. It comes with 5 speed automatic transmission.
Price and Release Date
2015 Toyota Tacoma comes to the dealer shops during this fall. Price is still unknown but we don’t think it is going to be much higher then the last years Toyota Tacoma model. So you can expect to pay around $28,000 for all wheel drive Toyota Tacoma with 5 speed automatic transmission.
Toyota Tacoma is a reliable mid size truck. It comes with some updates this year, but we are not sure is all this enough for Toyota Tacoma to compete with its main rivals on the midsize truck market, Chevrolet Colorado and Nissan Frontier.
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