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2020 Toyota Tacoma Diesel: News and Updates

The Toyota Tacoma is one of the best and most popular pickup trucks you can find on the market. It comes with the TRD package and the new model has outstanding off-road abilities that will help you get through any terrain. What other characteristics decorate the 2020 Toyota Tacoma Diesel? Let’s get right to it.

1. Interior of 2020 Toyota Tacoma

Starting from the inside, there are a large number of changes. Aluminum accents have been added to the dashboard whereas the dials and buttons are covered with a tactile material. The connectivity options have been increased with both Android Auto and Apple CarPlay now available. Wi-Fi connectivity, USB ports and SD ports are among the standard features.

The new pickup truck is larger by several inches, which is more than enough to extend the legroom for the rear passengers. Because of this update, the Tacoma will from now on be considered as one of the most comfortable trucks on sale. Driving and comfort will not be a problem even if you plan to cover hundreds of miles.

The buyers will be able to choose leather or fabric upholstery. The former is offered in two different colors – black and brown with the contrast stitching options that further enhances the look of the interior. Meanwhile, the driver’s seat can be adjusted manually and it provides excellent support for your back. In case you want to insert heated seats, you will have to check out the list of options.

Last but not least, a large number of controls are located on the steering wheel, which can help the driver adjust the infotainment system, answer calls, etc. Interestingly enough, 13 cup holders are located around the cabin.

2. Toyota Tacoma Exterior

Just like inside the cabin, there are bunch of novelties on the outside. The new 2020 Toyota Tacoma will look more robust thanks to the front bumper that is positioned higher than before.

Meanwhile, the fog light vents will are featured with the chrome elements, which makes it look much better and it provides better illumination. The lower area of the car is covered with a hardened plastic that protects your vehicle if you plan to take it on a harsh and uneven terrain.

The new 2020 Toyota Tacoma will be available in several colors and they are the following: Silver Sky Metallic, Barcelona Red Metallic, Midnight Black Metallic, Magnetic Gray Metallic and Quicksand. It is up to you to choose the color you find the most beautiful!

3. Toyota Tacoma Engine and Specs

Two engines are offered with the 2020 Toyota Tacoma. The first one is smaller 2.7-liter 4-cylinder that delivers 159 horsepower. The second one is a 3.5-liter V6 engine with the complete output of 278 hp. Both units are featuring a Direct Overhead Camshaft Setup.

The base engine will propel the Tacoma to 60 mph in 7.7 seconds whereas the V6 will improve that time to 6.8 seconds. The 6-speed automatic transmission is standard, whereas a 5-speed manual is available for those who prefer a stick.

2020 Toyota Tacoma Diesel
Engine And Transmission
Engine type V6
Displacement 2.7l
Power/torque 159 hp
Transmission 6-speed automatic
0-60 mph 7.7 sec
Top speed N/A
PRICE RANGE:$31,665 – $36,465 – $40,565
Competitors:Chevrolet Colorado ZR2,Ford Ranger Raptor


4.  Safety Tech

We have already mentioned some features that are included, but there will also be a bunch of safety technology. For instance the standard safety equipment in all trim levels will include airbags, a rearview camera, traction and stability control. These are just some of the basics, but you should know that with different trims comes different equipment.

5. 2020 Toyota Tacoma Diesel Price and Release Date

The 2020 Toyota Tacoma  will be sold in three different trims and each of them will be sold for a different amount of money. The Tacoma TRD Sports starts at $31,895 whereas the TRD Off-Road carries the price tag of $33,150. Meanwhile, the range-topping TRD Pro will be sold for $41,520 before options. The Toyota Tacoma should go on sale in the mid-2019.