The new 2020 Toyota Tacoma Diesel will hit markets around the world later this year. According to the latest news, the new model will come with numerous updates. Most of the changes and updates will be outside. Also, the new suspension and better off-road ability are the main weapons of this model.
Furthermore, the cabin of this pickup will suffer minor changes. Some parts will be updated and some new tech installed. Thanks to all changes above the new Toyota Tacoma will remain to be one of the most popular models in the pickup segment.
2020 Toyota Tacoma Diesel Includes New Suspension
Visually, the new 2020 Toyota Tacoma will not differ from the standard model. However, some changes are made and now this model rides on new and larger 19-inch wheels. All-season tires are available as well. Also, as we mentioned the new model will get some boost that includes new suspension with the Bilstein springs for more better offroading.
The front end is attractive and the buyers will get a higher positioned bumper and the larger fog lights. Furthermore, the new pair of headlights looking awesome and attractive as the black radiator grille. The rear is also stylish thanks to some chrome accents and new taillights.
Fresh and Unique Cabin
The upcoming 2020 Toyota Tacoma Diesel model will get numerous interior updates. However, there will be fewer changes than the outside. The cabin will remain to be spacious as before. With the two rows of seats, the new diesel variant will be able to accommodate five passengers. The comfort is on the high level. Most of the luxury will be available on the higher trim levels.
Also, the tech is updated, and like the base model, the diesel one will come with the dashboard that is slightly wider and it sports more aluminum. For the best experience, the manufacturer updated infotainment system. Features like Android Auto and Apple CarPlay comes this year as standard equipment.
2020 Toyota Tacoma Powertrain Specifications
According to the latest news, the Toyota Tacoma will be richer with the one new diesel engine. Besides the new diesel engine, the base model comes with a 2.7-liter, while the optional is 3.5-liter V6 gasoline. Both engines provide great output. The first engine is capable to produce 160 HP and the second one around 280 HP. Also, both engines above will come with the two-wheel-drive setup as standard and the four-wheel-drive system is optional.
Under the hood of the diesel model is lying the powerful 2.8-liter four-cylinder engine that will generate almost 200 horsepower and up to 350 lb-ft of torque. According to the rumors, this engine will be paired with the 6-speed automatic transmission. However, with this configuration, buyers can expect a way better fuel economy ratings than the gasoline. However, the Japanese carmaker is yet to announce further details about the new powertrain.
Price and Release Date
The 2020 Toyota Tacoma Diesel will be offered with few trims. The base model will cost $26,000, while the TRD Sport model starts at $33,000.
The most popular and most expensive trim TRD Pro will reach the price tag of $40,000. We can expect Toyota’s newest pickup truck to debut at the end of this year.