The 2018 Toyota Tacoma Diesel has been in rumors and grabbing attention of many pickup truck enthusiasts. Toyota’s oil-burner Tacoma was first come in production lineup in January 1995 with an engine variant of 3.4 liters that could produce 190 HP of maximum power. Its second generation model entered into existence in 2005. With the thought of change, the third generation model (since 2016) will reveal many changes to hold the position in its class. The automaker is going to allure its users with a more charming pickup that might get the combination of new 4Runner and Tundra. If this will happen, then Tacoma will get a complete redesign look with greater fuel efficiency.
2018 Toyota Tacoma Diesel: Styling and Features
Reports have been suggested that 2018 Toyota Tacoma Diesel will incorporate the same hexagonal grille that one can see in the 4Runner. In front end, its headlights will be slim that utilize LED technology. There will be two horizontal strips in between the grille on which a big logo of Toyota can be seen at the center. The fog lights are placed just above the front bumper for the better visibility whenever someone has a need.
Spectators can see its bold and muscular look with comfortable clearance above the tires and below its fenders. At the rear end, one can see the taillights are placed beside its tailgate.These extraordinary designing specifications are setup with newly designed rear bumper.
The 2018 Toyota Tacoma Diesel will incorporate something that is best among the available amenities. It is expected to come with 5-seat truck design. A lot of specifications have been brought from 4Runner and Tundra. It will get a soft plastic dashboard, waterproof mats and more comfortable seats. It will incorporate multi-functional steering wheel for better controlling and adjustable seats.
In addition, it will come with 4-speaker audio system, USB connectivity, satellite TV navigation and automatic air conditioning. New Tacoma will have a full package of security systems with 4-wheel anti-lock brakes, traction control system, stability control, daytime running lights and upgraded six airbags.
The engine will be the center of attraction of this new muscular pickup. Although it is still unclear what the manufacturer will do, speculations have offered some strong view points. It is expected that 2018 Toyota Tacoma Diesel will be equipped with standard 2.7 liters V6 engine. It can produce a maximum power of 159 HP and a maximum torque of 180 lb-ft.
The engine variant of Tacoma will be of 4 liters V6 that can produce 236 HP of power and 266 lb-ft. of torque. With the rumor of incorporation of a diesel engine, all-new Tacoma can support up to 6500 lbs of towing capacity and maximum payload can reach up to 1500 lbs.
Price and Arrival
The 2018 Toyota Tacoma Diesel is still in the production house. It is unclear how much would it cost, but it is expected to hit the showrooms in early 2018. The heat will be increased when new Tacoma will face its competitor Chevrolet Colorado next season.