The midsize truck segment is one of the most versatile vehicle classes. These vehicles need to be able to offer respectable towing and hauling capabilities while still earning good fuel economy estimates and offering agile performance. The 2017 Toyota Tacoma near Yuma AZ is one of the best trucks in this segment at finding this ideal balance. With multiple bed, cab and engine options and a variety other features, the Tacoma is one of the most-versatile vehicles currently on the market.
Toyota has designed the Tacoma to be a truck that can take you anywhere. Sitting at the top of the truck’s trim levels is the TRD Pro. This off-road-oriented model comes equipped with a variety of upgraded features that help to maximize the truck’s performance. The TRD Pro trim level includes a special cat-back exhaust, off-road suspension, FOX internal bypass shocks, off-road tires, a locking rear differential, Multi-terrain Select, crawl control and active traction control.
Two engines are offered on the new Tacoma. Standard equipment includes a 2.7-liter four-cylinder engine. This engine produces 159 horsepower and 180 pound-feet of torque. Also available is a 3.5-liter V6 engine that increases the horsepower to 278 and the torque to 265 pound-feet.
Toyota offers the 2017 Tacoma with a variety of standard and available safety features. Models can be equipped with systems like a tire pressure monitor, blind spot monitoring with rear cross-traffic alerts, rear parking assist, a rearview camera, antilock brakes and driver and front passenger seat mounted side airbags.
When equipped with the four-cylinder engine, the Tacoma can earn up to 19 miles per gallon in the city and 23 miles per gallon on the highways. Choosing the V6 engine drops these numbers slightly, earning an estimated 18 miles per gallon on the city and 23 miles per gallon on the highways.
2017 Toyota Tacoma Trim Levels and Features
Toyota offers the 2017 Tacoma in six trim levels: SR, SR5, TRD Sport, TRD Off-Road, Limited and TRD Pro. In addition to the trim levels, two bed options are offered: short bed (60.5 inches) and long bed (73.7 inches). Each trim offers a variety of standard and available features. The Tacoma can be equipped with equipment like: