2020 Toyota Tacoma Positioned to Continue Segment Leadership with Host of New Upgrades

Posted on 08. Feb, 2019 by in Toyota Canada

2020 Tacoma TRD Off Road 01

  • Electronically Power Adjustable Driver Seat Added to Most Grades
     
  • Upgraded Multimedia with Android Auto™, Apple Carplay™, Amazon Alexa™ Compatibility, Available 8” Touchscreen
     
  • New Grille and Wheel Design on Most Grades
     
  • TRD Pro Features Unique Sequential LED Headlight, New Wheel, Standard Panoramic View Monitor (PVM) and Multi Terrain Monitor (MTM)
     
  • Panoramic View Monitor (PVM) Standard on Limited
     

TORONTO, ON – FEBRUARY 7, 2019 – With foe in a midsize pickup shred heating up, a Toyota Tacoma says, “Bring it.” The Tacoma has been America’s best-selling mid-size pickup for 14 years running, and a 2020 models introduced during a Chicago Auto Show are a best-equipped ever.

A long-lived endowment leader for segment-leading value, a Tacoma line boosts a interest for 2020 with revised styling, stretched multimedia tech, combined comfort and preference comforts and, for a TRD Pro, additional off-road tech.

The third-generation Tacoma pickup, with a pattern desirous by Toyota’s mythological dried competition trucks, continues a model’s tradition of operative tough and personification hard. With some-more than 30 configurations in 6 indication grades available, there’s a Tacoma for any need: work-ready SR; high-style, high-value SR5; jaunty TRD Sport; brave TRD Off-Road; ultimate off-road TRD Pro; and top-of-the-line Limited.

Nearly all 2020 Tacomas entrance a new front grille pattern and new or updated wheel, any tailored to a specific grade. Inside, a new 10-way appetite tractable motorist chair with appetite lumbar support adds comfort on all grades SR5 and up. A new multimedia element now includes Android Auto™, Apple CarPlay™ and Amazon Alexa™ compatibility. The SR will underline an upgraded 7-inch touchscreen, while SR5 grades and aloft will underline a incomparable 8-inch touchscreen display. A new LED bed flare is also accessible to lighten night functionality while immoderate reduction energy.

Changes Across a Board

While any Tacoma will accept a upgraded audio element and incomparable touchscreen display, specific changes singular to any class are not to be overlooked. The Tacoma SR workhorse gets a share of updates in 2020, including a new grille pattern and few wiper. Out back, a taillights are revised with a new dim housing. The LED bed flare is an accessible option. SR will underline a incomparable 7-inch touchscreen with new multimedia element that comforts Android Auto™, Apple CarPlay™, Amazon Alexa™ and SiriusXM capability, and more. Tacoma SR5 is propitious with a new grille design, a new 16-inch dim satin circle colour, darker taillight housings, and an updated fabric pattern on a seatback. SR5 will also offer an accessible LED bed flare and DRL headlight option.

For Tacoma TRD Sport, a new grille and 17-inch circle prominence a changes. It also adds Passenger Smart Key entry, chrome taillamp inserts, and new LED haze lamps. A new LED DRL and LED headlight is available, as is a new LED bed lamp. The new Panoramic View Monitor (PVM) is accessible on Sport grades, and it provides views around a lorry for easier, safer maneuvering in parsimonious situations.

Tacoma TRD Off-Road will underline a new front grille design, LED foglamp, chrome insert taillamp and Passenger Smart Key entry. To yield a softened perspective of a turf underneath a vehicle, Multi-Terrain Monitor (MTM) is available. A new LED DRL and LED headlight is an accessible upgrade, as is a LED bed lamp. TRD Off-Road also comes customary with TRD-tuned Bilstein shocks, locking back differential, Hill Assist Control (HAC), Multi-Terrain Select and Crawl Control.

Tacoma Limited’s demeanour is some-more reward than ever with a new grille design, 18-inch amalgamate wheels, customary LED DRL and LED headlamps, and chrome taillamp inserts. It also perceived a upgraded Smart Key operation on a newcomer door. The new Panoramic View Monitor (PVM) is customary apparatus on Limited-grade Tacomas.

Toyota Safety Sense P (TSS-P), customary on any Tacoma grade, includes Pre-Collision System with Pedestrian Detection, Lane Departure Alert with Sway Warning System, Automatic High Beams and High-Speed Dynamic Radar Cruise Control (DRCC).

Tacoma TRD Pro: More Trail-Capable Than Ever

For 2020, a Tacoma TRD Pro, one of a array of Toyota trucks and SUVs infused with ultimate capability by Toyota Racing Development, earnings with a revised demeanour and new features. New consecutive LED/DRL headlamps, 16-inch circle pattern and black-insert taillamps title a extraneous changes. Rigid Industries LED haze lights come customary for softened prominence on and off a highway. Newly accessible Army Green is a TRD Pro disdainful colour for 2020, that will be offering along with Super White, Midnight Black Metallic and Magnetic Gray Metallic.

Inside TRD Pro, a new 10-way appetite chair adds comfort, and a multimedia element is upgraded with a new 8-inch touchscreen display, Android Auto and Apple CarPlay, among others. For combined convenience, Smart Key functionality now extends to a front newcomer door.

High-tech route assistance comes to a front with a new Panoramic View Monitor (PVM) + Multi Terrain Monitor (MTM). The motorist can name front, side, or back views for softened visibility. When a going unequivocally gets rough, underneath car turf perspective can assistance a motorist equivocate intensity secret obstacles.

In other respects, a 2020 Tacoma TRD Pro continues with a register of hardcore capability. A new 16-inch circle is combined to a mix, that is 4.188 lbs. lighter than a prior version. To element a changes, TRD updated a tuning of a Fox 2.5-inch middle bypass shocks and front and back springs. Goodyear Wrangler All-Terrain Kevlar-reinforced tires mount adult to severe terrain.

The Tacoma TRD Pro comes customary with on direct part-time 4-wheel expostulate with an electronically tranquil send box and an electronically tranquil locking back differential. Automatic transmission-equipped Tacomas also serve off-road capability and motorist certainty with Hill Start Assist Control (HAC), Multi-terrain Select, and Crawl Control.

With customary appetite moonroof and, on involuntary delivery models, JBL Premium Audio, there’s no withdrawal oppulance behind when a cement ends.

Tacoma by a Numbers

Tacoma Access Cab models float on a 127.4-inch wheelbase and have a 73.7-inch-long bed. The Tacoma Double Cab character is offering as a 127.4-inch wheelbase with a 60.5-inch bed or 140.6-inch wheelbase with a 73.7-inch bed. All models use an middle bed done from a sheet-molded combination (SMC) rug and tough, durable walls that are 10-percent lighter than steel.

The 2020 Tacoma offers a choice of dual tough powertrains. The 2.7-litre DOHC 4-cylinder with 159-horsepower and 180 lb-ft of torque, and an accessible 3.5-litre V6 with 278-horsepower and 265 lb-ft of torque. Both are teamed to a six-speed Electronically Controlled Automatic Transmission with comprehension (ECT-i), and a V6 can also be interconnected with a six-speed primer transmission.

V6-powered Tacomas come customary with a Tow Package – that includes Class IV receiver hitch, involuntary delivery liquid cooler, engine oil cooler, appetite steering cooler, 130-amp alternator, 4 7-pin connector with converter, and Trailer-Sway Control. When scrupulously equipped, a Tacoma can lift adult to 6,800 lbs. (per a SAE J2807 draw standard).

About Toyota Canada Inc.

Toyota Canada Inc. (TCI) is a disdainful Canadian distributor of Toyota and Lexus vehicles. Toyota has sole over 8 million vehicles in Canada by a inhabitant network of 287 Toyota and Lexus dealerships. Toyota is dedicated to bringing safety, quality, dependability and trustworthiness in a vehicles Canadians expostulate and a use they receive. TCI’s conduct bureau is located in Toronto, with informal offices in Vancouver, Calgary, Montreal and Halifax and tools placement centres in Toronto and Vancouver. Toyota operates dual prolongation comforts in Canada. Having constructed some-more than 8 million vehicles, renouned Canadian models built during these comforts embody Toyota RAV4, Toyota Corolla, Lexus RX 350 and RX 450h hybrid. Recent investments during a comforts in Ontario will concede for increasing prolongation of a top-selling Toyota RAV4 and RAV4 Hybrid models.

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