2024 Toyota Tacoma: A Rugged Midsize Truck with Enhanced Performance and Technology

November 14th, 2023 by

The Toyota Tacoma is a mid-size pickup truck that has been known for its reliability, off-road capability, and value. For the 2024 model year, Toyota has made significant updates to the Tacoma, both inside and out. The new model features a bolder design, a more powerful and efficient engine, and a host of new technology features. Read on to learn more!

The 2024 Tacoma has a new exterior that is more aggressive and modern than its predecessor. The front grille is wider and more prominent, and the headlights are sleeker and more angular. The side profile is also more sculpted, with more pronounced creases and character lines. The rear end features a new bumper and taillights that contribute to the Tacoma’s rugged and sophisticated appearance.

The interior has also been redesigned, with a focus on comfort and convenience. The dashboard features a new layout with a larger touchscreen infotainment system, and the center console has been redesigned to be more ergonomic. The seats are also more comfortable and supportive, and there is more legroom and headroom for both front and rear passengers.

The new Tacoma comes standard with a new 2.4L turbocharged four-cylinder engine that produces 275 horsepower and 350 lb-ft of torque. This engine is paired with a new six-speed automatic transmission and either rear-wheel drive or four-wheel drive. The new engine is more powerful and efficient than the previous V6 engine, and it provides the Tacoma with better acceleration and fuel economy.

The 2024 Tacoma’s fuel economy is up to 2 mpg better than the previous model. The EPA estimates that the Tacoma gets 21 mpg in the city and 25 mpg on the highway with rear-wheel drive, and 20 mpg in the city and 24 mpg on the highway with four-wheel drive.

The Toyota Tacoma comes standard with a new 7-inch touchscreen infotainment system that is compatible with Apple CarPlay® and Android Auto™. A larger 10-inch touchscreen is available, and it comes with a suite of connected services, including Toyota Remote Connect and SiriusXM® satellite radio. Other available technology features include a JBL® premium sound system, a head-up display, and a wireless charging pad.

The Tacoma comes standard with a suite of driver-assistance features, including automatic emergency braking, lane departure warning, and adaptive cruise control. Available safety features include blind spot monitoring, rear cross-traffic alert, and a head-up display.

Additional New Features

  • Available TRD Desert Air Intake
  • Available power tailgate
  • Available heated and ventilated front seats
  • Available heated steering wheel
  • Available Trailhunter Package for off-road enthusiasts

Overall, the 2024 Toyota Tacoma is a significant upgrade from its predecessor. It has a more powerful and efficient engine, a more modern and sophisticated interior, and a host of new technology features. The Tacoma is a great choice for those who are looking for a rugged and reliable mid-size truck that can take them anywhere.

The 2024 Toyota Tacoma will be available soon at a Hendrick Toyota dealership near you.

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