Information on new models from Toyota’s TRD Pro program are very skimpy. However, some information has emerged. For now looming What can be expected from the Tundra TRD Pro, and 4Runner TRD Pro models. However, information about the 2018 Toyota Tacoma TRD Pro model missing. It all boils down to the rumors and speculation and conjecture.
According to available information, the 2018 Tacoma will be shown to the audience in the year 2017. For sale 2018 model, is not expected before the first quarter of 2018. Only after that, it can be expected that the company offer and TRD Pro version of the compact pickup models.
Toyota has big plans and great expectations from the new Tacoma model. The 2018 Toyota Tacoma is expected to still be the best-selling compact pickup in America, as this was the case for its predecessor. Also, the same plans and expectations relating to the 2018 Tacoma TRD Pro model.
Toyota is expecting to advocate it to updated and beefed up safety features which are geared towards improving its crash test ratings. And the standard model and TRD Pro version of the new model will come equipped with Safety Sense-P suite. Also, the new model come with an engine producing 170 horsepower but stronger torque of 350 pound-feet. These specifications do not stand out too much from competing models on the US market. However, it is expected that a new Tacoma compact pickup is significantly more efficient and economical than the competition.
2018 Toyota Tacoma TRD Pro Design
As before, the 2018 Tacoma TRD Pro will be based on the Tacoma TRD Off-Road 4×4 Double Cab Short Bed. The vehicle will possess special sports shock absorbers, TRD springs and TRD-tuned suspension. This is what we have come to expect from the version signed by TRD Pro team. Basically, this model is designed for the true possessors of off-road driving.
It is expected that the new model is set to set the black TRD alloy wheels sized 16 inches. Loaders are expected Goodyear Wrangler All-Terrain tires, as well as the current model.
The 2018 Toyota Tacoma TRD Pro will retain its unique look. The outside of this version boasts a large number of aesthetic additions and details. Among them are decorations made of aluminum, LED foglights, black front grille with “Toyota” sign, fender edges in black, as well as the door handles and side mirrors in body color.
The interior is characterized by a large number of TRD code. There are also seats with details of leather, and a large number of benefits and rich equipment. 2017 Toyota Tacoma TRD Pro has a Blind Spot Monitor (BSM), rear Park Assist system, navigation, etc. In the windscreen is integrated Go Pro camera. All this will be available with the 2018 model.
Current Tacoma TRD Pro initiates 3.5 liter of V6 which delivers 278 horsepower, combined with a 6-speed manual transmission and AWD. Optionally available six-speed automatic transmission. There is no information about whether Toyota will offer a second engine for the 2018 model. So, we can expect the same engine with improved specification and upgraded systems. Also, it is expected that the starting price for the 2018 Toyota Tacoma TRD Pro is at the level of 2017 models, or about $ 41,000.