Next Tacoma model will be a huge one in terms of changes. The 2021 Toyota Tacoma will get a redesign and it will look even better. On top of that, Tacoma pickup will introduce numerous mechanical changes.
Even the interior will suffer plenty of improvements. Tacoma is a very versatile model and one of the most reliable models in its segment. Toyota will provide the same dimensions and shape. However, the Japanese manufacturer will introduce more stylish features and a more attractive appearance. On top of that, Tacoma will get new amenities as well.
2021 Toyota Tacoma Facelift
Every Tacoma’s trim level will get a new and clearer design, especially upfront. On top of that, a famous pickup will get a new grille and new headlights. New tires, bed lights, and redesigned taillights are all available. Bottom of the vehicle will mostly remain. The redesign will also introduce new styling cues.
As a result, the 2021 Toyota Tacoma looks more stylish and very handsome. Bumpers are bolder and aerodynamics are better as well. Toyota will introduce new exterior colors. It seems like everything is ready for the all-new generation of Tacoma.
Toyota will install plenty of upgrades from the inside as well. Furthermore, the upcoming 2021 Toyota Tacoma will arrive with a refreshed cabin and plenty of new high-tech features. Some analog dials are still available. Revised tachometer looks more modern and 8-inch display is now standard. Apple CarPlay and Android Auto are in the offer too.
The infotainment system will get an update and new shape of air vents are visible at first glance. Upper trim levels are offering leather upholstery. The same leather materials are available in navy, dark brown and gray colors. Interior room is impressive and comfort is guaranteed.
2021 Toyota Tacoma Powertrain
Further changes under the bonnet will also happen. The 2021 Toyota Tacoma will continue to ride on a standard 2.7-liter engine. This unit produces 160 horsepower. Optional 3.5-liter V6 generates 278 HP. Another optional unit is a 2.8-liter diesel engine that delivers 195 horses and 350 lb-ft of torque.
Optional V6 powertrain can tow up to 6.800 pounds. Also, the Tacoma sprints from 0 to 60 mph in 7.7 seconds. A 6-speed automatic transmission is available in all variants.
Besides existing engine lineup Toyota will finally introduce a hybrid drivetrain. Tacoma Hybrid will combine 3.5-liter V6 engine and electric generator/motor. Whatsoever, there will be three electric motors and a battery pack. Tacoma Hybrid will crank out 310 horsepower and AWD system will be available as standard. More importantly, Tacoma Hybrid will offer over 30 mpg combined.
Price and Release Date
New 2021 Toyota Tacoma will cost slightly more than its predecessor. Base SR trim level starts at $26,000. Upper TRD trim levels such as Sport or Pro will cost significantly more. Also, the Tacoma pickup will compete against plenty of mid-size pickup trucks.
That includes models such as Ford Ranger, Honda Ridgeline and GMC Canyon. Thanks to gasoline, diesel and hybrid drivetrains, Tacoma will once again represent one of the most versatile models on the market. Toyota will launch a new 2021 Tacoma in the second half of 2020.