Toyota’s pickup truck Tacoma was first introduced in 1995. The second generation model was introduced in August 2004 as 2005 model. Toyota continues its legacy of such an outstanding pickup with third generation Tacoma that was unveiled in September 2015 as 2016 model. Well, 2017 Toyota Tacoma TRD Pro will be one of the existing lineups in the list of all-terrain pickups.
New Tacoma TRD Pro is going to lead its predecessor with some hardcore introduction of different features. The last generation model of Tacoma has delivered comprehensive power to drive all the wheels in on-road and off-road conditions.
Well, one can see its Tundra and 4Runner versions that do not highlight many changes in new generation configurations. However, Toyota has revamped Tacoma 2016 model with some appealing changes in its configuration. In addition, TRD Pro was debuted in 2014 to highlight the ultimate performance of this model. It will be interesting to know what the automaker is going to bring in 2017 Tacoma.
2017 Toyota Tacoma TRD Pro – Engine Specs
Different sources have predicted that TRD Pro will continue the incorporation of 3.5 liters V6 engine. Toyota has revealed that this engine will work on two cycles that cover Atkinson cycle and Otto cycle. This will add more power without affecting the efficiency of the vehicle in different driving conditions. This engine can deliver the power of 278 HP and 265 lb-ft. of torque and it is mated to a 6-speed transmission system (manual or automatic). It has been predicted that a dual overhead cam will feature variable valve timing to deliver the precise level of charge intake with direct fuel injection system.
If someone wants to know more about its drivetrain performance, then one can be delighted to know that its differential acts as great to confirm limited slip. This features traction in wet and snowy riding conditions. The suspension of TRD Pro will incorporate Fox Racing shock absorber with an internal bypass feature.
With the incorporation of four-channel standard ABS, one can control the vehicle with much comfort. In addition, 2017 Toyota Tacoma TRD Pro will incorporate Toyota’s Active Traction Control (A-TRAC) system. It is also found that TRD Pro will be standard with Toyota’s Crawl Control system.
2017 Toyota Tacoma TRD Pro – Features
Interior of the vehicle shows much relief with breathtaking amenities that include improved leather seats along with embroidered headrests. Its interior is already redesigned for the 2016 model, so there will be a minor change. It is predicted to upgrade the previous edition with advanced Entune infotainment system.
The benefit of its infotainment system covers navigation system, App Suite, Bluetooth and Smartphone connectivity. Small changes like all-weather floor mats for TRD Pro, shift knob and its logo that is stitched on headrests of front seats.
Safety features include rear parking assistance, blind spot monitor, rear cross-traffic alert and much more. It will be integrated with advanced GoPro camera mount on the windshield which is located just right of rearview mirror.
Spectators will see the boxy design of its exterior with standard front grille for 2017 Toyota Tacoma TRD Pro. In the lower fascia, TRD Pro will incorporate fog lights with LED technology. If one sees at its rear end, then there are no significant changes that can be seen. It is supposed to incorporate the same configuration of its predecessors.
One of the attractive features is of TRD Pro badges. Spectators can see its badge on the tailgate and same badge will be mounted on the front doors. The hood will carry scoop for muscular attitude, and its black fender flairs will carry rough/ tumble look to the sides. With the availability of three different color variants, 2017 Toyota Tacoma TRD Pro will attract spectators with its Super White, Cement, and Barcelona Red Metallic colors.
The manufacturer has already built quite a good reputation with the limited information of all-new TRD Pro. It will be interesting what the cost of the 2017 Tacoma TRD Pro is going to reach. With the convenient style and design specification to bring passion in its riders, Tacoma will develop a strong bond with all its passengers.
2017 Toyota Tacoma TRD Pro – Price and Competition
It is important to know that 2016 TRD Pro with Double cab and short bed takes a starting price of $33,650. In this perspective, it is predicted to have an increase in its price. According to several sources, it is expected that 2017 Toyota Tacoma TRD Pro will take the price of $36,000.
One of the closest competitors is going to introduce its revamp model. In this regard, Chevrolet Colorado Z71 Trail Boss will be the main rival with all-terrain capability. This is going to be interesting with the inclusion of a rival in the market to highlight the difference of 2017 Toyota Tacoma TRD Pro.