2018 Toyota Tacoma in the desert

Tacoma features impressive towing capability, features

2018 Toyota Tacoma towing capacity

In this day and age, truck shoppers have more options than ever before. From heavy-duty trucks to light-duty models, there are so many to choose from. Now if you’re looking for a truck with strong off-road ability, impressive towing capability and a generous array of high-tech features, then the 2018 Toyota Tacoma is worth a closer look. In fact, the 2018 Toyota Tacoma is able to tow between 3,500 to 6,800 pounds, depending on the engine under the hood. Here’s how the Tacoma compares to other small pickup trucks on the market:

  • 2018 Nissan Frontier – 3,500-6,500 pounds2018 Toyota Tacoma parked in the desert
  • 2018 Honda Ridgeline – 3,500-5,000 pounds
  • 2018 GMC Canyon – 3,500-7,000 pounds
  • 2018 Chevrolet Colorado – 3,500-7,000 pounds

How powerful is the 2018 Toyota Tacoma?

The Tacoma is available with a 159-hp, 2.7-liter four-cylinder or a 278-hp, 3.5-liter V6. Car shoppers have the choice of an extended cab with a 6.1-foot bed or a crew cab with a 5-foot bed. All models are available with two- or part-time four-wheel drive.

With that said, which Tacoma model should you choose if you’re looking for a truck with strong off-road capability? The TRD Sport is a great option and has a crew cabin, 6.1-foot bed, 3.5-liter V6, a 400-watt power outlet in the bed, a hood scoop and much more. There’s also the TRD Off-Road with the same engine and configuration, but with all-terrain tires, extra skid plates, a lockable rear differential, Bilstein monotube shocks, an advanced off-road traction control system and much more.

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Both the TRD Sport and TRD Off-Road are available with optional packages that add even more premium features. Available accessories include heated seats, leather upholstery, a JBL speaker upgrade, dual-zone automatic climate control, a sunroof and much more.

While we could write all day about the new Tacoma, we would rather let its performance and features do all the talking. We invite you to explore the new Tacoma with a test drive today! Our award-winning team of experts can answer any questions you might have and help you find the perfect vehicle for you. From the financing to the paperwork, we will streamline the entire shopping process. Stop by and see us!

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