2019 Toyota Tacoma
Thanks to legendary toughness, a rugged chassis, smart off-road technology, and an available Multi-terrain Select system, the 2019 Toyota Tacoma goes where average pickups fear to tread. Toyota offers the 2019 Tacoma with two or four-wheel drive, manual or automatic transmissions, Access or Double cab configurations, ten trims, and a variety of packages.
Tacoma shoppers get to choose either a 278 hp 3.5-Litre V6 DOHC 24-Valve direct-injection Atkinson-cycle engine or a 159 HP 2.7-Liter DOHC 16-Valve 4-Cylinder with VVT-i. Toyota considers both as standard but, limits the four-cylinder to SR and SR5 models. Transmission choices include - a six-speed manual or six-speed electronically controlled automatic. The 2019 Tacoma comes in two-wheel drive (rear-wheel) and "on-demand" four-wheel drive configurations. For the four-cylinder, fuel consumption comes in at 12.0/10.0/11.1, and 12.7/10.6/11.7 for two and four-wheel drive models, respectively. The 3.5-litre gets 13.2/10.7/12.0 with the Access Cab, and an average of 13.2/10.7/12.0 with the larger Double Cab. All figures are City/Highway/Combined L/100km.
Toyota makes safety standard on the 2019 Tacoma. All models come with Toyota's Star Safety System which includes -
Toyota Safety Sense, also standard on every model, comes with advanced safety systems such as - Pre-Collision with Pedestrian Detection, Lane Departure Alert with Sway Warning, Automatic High Beam employment, and Dynamic Radar Cruise Control.
Hidden inside its rugged exterior lies an exceptionally comfortable interior on this years Tacoma. Limited owners enjoy leather-trimmed seating, a four-way adjustable driver's seat with lumbar support, and a four-way adjustable front passenger seat. The TRD Pro trim adds heated front seats, while all other models feature premium cloth upholstery. The 2019 Tacoma comes with manual climate control or front dual-zone automatic climate control, depending on the trim.
Along with the previously mentioned safety technologies, a mix of other tech makes the 2019 Tacoma fun to drive, as well as safe. All Tacoma trims come with a 4.2-inch colour Multi-Information Centre which displays average fuel economy, outside temperature, the odometer, trip meters, and even includes an inclinometer that shows roll and pitch information. Remote keyless entry comes on all models and Toyota Smart Key with Push Button Start comes standard or as an option on most. Limited and TRD Pro trims add navigation, Siri Eyes Free, and predictive Traffic and Doppler Weather overlay information on the navigation screen.
Tacoma entertainment starts with Entune Premium Audio - a Toyota sound system controlled by a six-inch colour display. Depending on the trim, Entune Audio systems feature a 6.1 or 7-inch touch-screen display, Bluetooth connectivity, an AM/FM CD player radio, four or six speakers, an auxiliary port, and USB media port. SiriusXM Satellite Radio with a three-month All Access trial, and HD radio also come standard or as an available option on most trims. Limited and TRD Pro editions get Premium JBL Audio and six JBL speakers at no extra charge.