2018 Toyota Tacoma Review & Comparison for Phoenix, AZ Shoppers

18/22  CITY/HWY
EPA-Estimated MPG
7.7  Sec.
0-60 MPH
2-4
Doors
4-5
Seats
60.5-73.7 in. Bed  cu ft
Cargo Space

What's New for the 2018 Toyota Tacoma?

The Toyota Tacoma was the best-selling mid-size truck in the United States in 2017, and the new 2018 version has the features and style that may make it a top contender for this title for a second year in a row. The exterior of the Tacoma has only received modest revisions, but there are some changes to the trim levels. Altogether, there are 30 types of Tacoma trim and engine combinations available now, which means that there is likely a Tacoma that is right for you. Some of the more pronounced changes in the 2018 Tacoma by Toyota is in the area of safety. All Tacoma trucks for the coming year are outfitted with Safety Sense P, which is a package that includes automatic high beams, a pre-collision system, pedestrian protection, radar cruise control, a lane departure alert system and a sway warning system.

2018 Toyota Tacoma

Trims & Features

While there are 30 combinations of trims and engine options available, there are six primary trims that you should learn about initially. This includes the base SR trim, the SR5, the TRD Off-Road, the TRD Sport, the Limited and the TRD Pro. Many of the trims are available with your choice of an access cab or a single cab. Finding the right mid-size truck to buy means that you need to spend time learning more about the features available in each Tacoma trim level. The good news is that these trim levels share many of the same features. In all 2018 Toyota Tacoma trims, you will find adaptive cruise control, audio and cruise buttons on the leather steering wheel, keyless ignition, power steering, dual illuminated vanity mirrors, turn signals in the side mirrors, one-touch power windows, remote keyless door locks, heated side mirrors and several other wonderful features.

Horsepower

2018 Toyota TacomaWith several engine options available to choose from when buying a new 2018 Tacoma, you may not be surprised to learn that the horsepower capabilities vary. For example, the horsepower for the four-cylinder engine is 159, and the torque is 180 foot-pounds. The horsepower for the V6 engine is 278 horsepower, and this engine has 265 foot-pounds for torque. All trims for the 2018 Toyota Tacoma have a six-speed automatic transmission, four-wheel drive, a front independent suspension, a front and rear stabilization bar, traction controls and stability controls.

Safety

2018 Toyota Tacoma InteriorWith the new safety features now available as standard equipment in the 2018 Toyota Tacoma, you may expect this vehicle to rank well in safety tests. The Toyota Tacoma performed well in the U.S. News safety tests, garnering a high score of 9.3. It also received the highest ratings possible for the five IIHS safety test categories. In addition, it received four out of five stars for overall safety by the NHTSA. In addition to the new safety features available, the Toyota Tacoma is loaded with standard safety features that include four-wheel anti-lock brakes, multiple airbags, a passenger side detection feature for the airbag, front disc brakes and rear drum brakes, braking assistance, daytime running lights. You can experience the safe feeling associated with driving a Toyota Tacoma during your test drive at our dealership.

Tacoma Questions

Tacoma News

You are viewing all posts for categories: Tacoma

Purchase prices do not include tax, title, license and $429.00 doc fee. Prices include the listed factory rebates, incentives. Pricing also includes dealer ads. Please verify all information. We are not responsible for typographical, technical, or misprint errors. Inventory is subject to prior sale. Contact us via phone or email for more details. *MPG Based on 2018 EPA mileage ratings. Use for comparison purposes only. Your mileage will vary depending on driving conditions, how you drive and maintain your vehicle, battery-pack age/condition, and other factors.

/* DNA4535761 ddcdrewc */