One vehicle segment that has seen tremendous growth over the past decade or so has been the compact pickup truck. These smaller trucks have become a hot commodity for drivers as they look for trucks that offer better fuel economy than other larger, bulkier trucks. The Toyota Tacoma has lead that charge in popularity not only because of its efficiency but because of its impressive power as well. So, exactly how much can the 2018 Toyota Tacoma tow?
First, let’s begin by seeing what the 2018 Toyota Tacoma has underneath its hood! The 2018 Tacoma comes standard with a robust, but efficient, 3.5-liter V6 engine with Variable Valve Timing-intelligent Wide. This engine offers drivers a best of both worlds with its power measurements of 278 horsepower and 265 lb.-ft. of torque to go along with 22 mpg highway.
All that power means that the 2018 Toyota Tacoma can tow anything up to 6,800 lbs. when properly equipped! There are few jobs that this compact pickup truck can’t handle!
The 2018 Toyota Tacoma’s Off-Road Capability
One of the biggest attractions about the 2018 Toyota Tacoma is its off-road capability. When it comes to pickup trucks, none are better at taking things off the beat and path than the 2018 Tacoma! It’s smaller size but impressive strength allows it to tackle any challenge you need it to in places other trucks simply can’t go. The 2018 Tacoma also comes with a wealth of features that help it maneuver any terrain you need it to. Available features include:
- Crawl Control
- Hill Start Assist Control
- Multi-terrain Select
- Electronically locking rear differential
Want to learn more about the 2018 Toyota Tacoma? Ready to get behind the wheel of one yourself? Contact our staff at Hesser Toyota in Janesville, Wisconsin, for more information or to schedule a test drive today!