2018 Toyota Tacoma Engine and Performance Specs

By Product Expert | Posted in Toyota Tacoma on Friday, February 9th, 2018 at 4:45 pm
2018 Toyota Tacoma parked in the desert.

The 2018 Toyota Tacoma is designed to for the off-road adventure. It’s the pickup truck that defines off-roading and has a long heritage of toughness that proves itself all over the globe. It does all of this through its powerful engine and wealth of great performance features. Continue reading to learn more!

2018 Toyota Tacoma Engine Specs

When your adventures are big, you need a big engine to tackle it. Thankfully, the 2018 Toyota Tacoma has this brawn you need to get everywhere you need. With an available 3.5-liter V6 engine, which includes a standard Tow Package, the new Toyota Tacoma can tow up to 6,800 lbs. In addition, this 3.5-liter V6 can output 278 horsepower and 265 lb-ft of torque.

2018 Toyota Tacoma interior dash and wheel.
2018 Toyota Tacoma seats interior front view.

2018 Toyota Tacoma Performance Features

To complement its powerful engine, and to assist its towing capabilities, the 2018 Toyota Tacoma also has a wealth of great performance features available. One example of these great performance features includes a Multi-Terrain Select system, which offers five modes to choose from. This system allows you to adjust the engine’s throttle and brakes, giving you improved traction and performance on rougher terrain. This system works well with the available Crawl Control (CRAWL) system, which automatically modulates the throttle and brakes on give low-speed settings for difficult terrain.

Another great performance feature is the Bilstein® Shocks, which delivers consistent performance when you tackle the toughest terrain. These shocks help soak up impacts on the trail, giving the best possible off-road performance.

The 2018 Toyota Tacoma is a vehicle designed with adventure in mind. Offering a powerful engine, a wealth of performance features, and a long heritage of toughness, it can tackle even the roughest of terrains. For more information on the 2018 Toyota Tacoma, or to take it for a test drive, contact us at Lexington Toyota today!

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