Tacoma is one of the most reliable pickup trucks on the market. The 2020 Toyota Tacoma TRD Off Road will be one of the most interesting trim levels for various reason. It slots between the TRD Sport and the range-topping TRD Pro models. And while TRD Sport is more like some sort of appearance package, TRD Off Road is more practical.
As its name suggests, this trim level is very off-road capable and it comes with plenty of unique equipment and features. You can buy this trim level in Access Cab or Double Cab configurations. It is basically an off-road package that adds fun and makes things easier on the dirt.
2020 Toyota Tacoma TRD Off Road Body and Design
The new forthcoming 2020 Toyota Tacoma TRD Off Road model is probably the best choice on the mid-size pickup truck market. This model comes with LED headlights, fog lights, and daytime running lights.
It adds premium 16-inch wheels and Goodyear All-Terrain off-road tires. Durable plastic fender flares and unique grille are available as well. On top of that, Off Road trim offers a chrome taillights graphics. Tacoma Off Road is available in Access Cab and Double Cab body styles. Access Cab comes with two doors and a 127.4 inches long wheelbase. Double Cab is offering the same size of the wheelbase but it adds two rear doors. However, Double Cab comes with two different bed lengths. New Tacoma is 70.6 inches tall and 212.3 inches long.
Interior Hosts Comfort and Latest Techs
The same story continues from the inside. The 2020 Toyota Tacoma TRD Off Road comes with two different body configurations. For the start, Access Cab offers a room for four passengers. On the other hand, Double Cab can accommodate five persons. Every trim level offers 10-way power-adjustable front seats, new infotainment system, and updated 8.0-inch touchscreen.
The infotainment system now includes Android Auto, Apple CarPlay and Amazon Alexa. Now, the TRD Off Road trim is offering more premium features than the base model. That includes a passenger smart key and new multi-terrain monitor. Also, the safety rating is better thanks to the various systems. Pre-collision braking, lane departure warning, pedestrian detection, and automatic high beams are all standard. We could say that the 2020 Tacoma is a leader in safety features in its segment.
Under the hood, Tacoma pickup offers two drivetrain options. A 2.7-liter DOHC four-cylinder comes as standard. This engine is producing 160 hp and 180 lb-ft of torque. Optionally, a 3.5-liter V6 is available. Powerful V6 unit generates up to 278 horsepower and 265 lb-ft of torque. Both engines are offering a 6-speed automatic transmission. Alternatively, a 6-speed manual gearbox is available too. The 2020 Toyota Tacoma TRD Off Road will deploy an optional V6 engine. Whatsoever, all TRD trim levels will ride on the same powertrain. Both rear-wheel and all-wheel-drive systems are offered for TRD trims.
Tacoma can tow up to 6,800 pounds. The TRD Off Road model will also offer numerous equipment. That includes TRD-tuned Bilstein shocks, multi-terrain select, crawl control and locking the rear differential.
2020 Toyota Tacoma TRD Off Road Price and Release Date
The price of the base Tacoma model will start at $27,000. The 2020 Toyota Tacoma TRD Off Road will become available at $34,000. TRD Sport is priced at $32,500 and TRD Pro at $43,000.
Overall, there will be six trim levels. Tacoma will remain one of the most reliable and practical pickup trucks in the mid-size segment. This model will go on sale this fall.