2018 Toyota Tacoma Diesel

Upcoming Tacoma truck will continue what began in 2015. New model, announced for 2018, has many new features and functions. Redesign should attract many truckers, especially in North America. Competition there is tough, so innovations with every new model must impress buyers. That is why, beside basic model, we will see 2018 Toyota Tacoma Diesel. Petrol units can make more power. However, diesel is better in torque, which is more important for towing. Also, this kind of fuel is cheaper. There are more pros than cons for this pickup, and Japanese carmaker is serious in its intention to conquer the market.

2018 Tacoma Toyota Diesel

2018 Toyota Tacoma Diesel powertrain

Base model of Tacoma is going to offer 3.5-l V-6 unit as standard drivetrain. Other possibility is 2.7-l displacement. Beside these two, we will get a 2.8-liter turbocharged four-cylinder diesel engine. Same unit can make 177 hp for current Hilux model. For 2018 Toyota Tacoma Diesel, this number will jump a bit. On the other hand, estimated torque is going to be around 350 lb-ft. Transmission system developed for this engine is 6-speed automatic. Manual gearbox decrease torque level, and it is not in plans for now. Front-wheel drive is standard, and all-wheel drive system is optional for diesel version of truck.

2018 Tacoma Toyota Diesel engine

2018 Toyota Tacoma Diesel design

New 2018 Toyota Tacoma Diesel belongs to mid-size class, which are the most popular trucks. Pickup will have the same look as its petrol sibling. That means grille and bumper updates are coming, with new LED lightning and interior features. Existing systems expect updates. Interior is comfortable and elegant. Also, there are many assist systems. Nevertheless, these don’t belong to hi-tech and luxurious equipment. Safety is at top level, with airbags, seat belt and other standard offer. Some of the commands will be available on the steering wheel, while the rest can be found on touch-screen display.

2018 Tacoma Toyota Diesel side view

2018 Toyota Tacoma Diesel price

Expectations about new 2018 Toyota Tacoma Diesel are high. That could be two-shaped blade for company. They must offer reasonable price, but on the other hand, they can earn more if demand is large. That’s why it is impossible to guess the price of truck. However, some experts believe base model will be available from $31,000.

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