Toyota has encountered, for the first time in several years, real competition in the midsize pickup truck category. Fortunately for the Japanese giant, its 2016 Tacoma is a better truck than ever before.
Dirt, mud and gravel, steep grades both up and down, huge stacks of boulders and even a deep pit of loose sand all conspire to make a formidable obstacle course for the 2016 Toyota Tacoma in this On Location video.
Pickup trucks are back with a vengeance this year. There are new products, more and better features, and a fresh sense of competition. We examine the competitive landscape and look ahead as 2015 shapes up to be The Year Of The Truck.
We've seen the 2016 Toyota Tacoma exterior, but now we have more detail. There will be a new, more powerful Atkinson-cycle V6 engine, push-button start, Qi wireless charging, a locking tailgate that can lower itself slowly, an available tri-fold hard tonneau, blind-spot detection with Rear Cross Traffic Alert, a stiffer frame and bodyshell and a lot more.
Here's your first full look at the 2016 Toyota Tacoma. The midsize pickup will make is official debut at the Detroit Auto Show, next week, and while no official information has been released just yet, these first shots give us a pretty good idea of what to expect.
Toyota is following up its muddy teaser of the back of the 2016 Tacoma with a dusty new one that shows the truck's face for the first time. Without seeing more of the pickup, it's impossible to make any educated judgments, but the company appears to be taking the Taco's styling in a new direction.
A week on from an announcement by Toyota's Bob Carter, the Japanese marque has formally announced that the 2016 Toyota Tacoma will make its global debut next month at the 2015 North American International Auto Show.
With the Chevrolet Colorado and GMC Canyon set to arrive in dealers in the near future, it's high time Toyota got to work on a replacement for the Tacoma, a vehicle whose present generation debuted in the middle of the Bush Administration. Now, we have images of that new pickup undergoing testing.