passenger side exterior view of the 2018 Toyota Tacoma driving up a steep grade

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2018 Toyota Tacoma Performance & Efficiency

You know the 2018 Toyota Tacoma to be a rough, rugged and capable pickup truck, but did you know that the 2018 Tacoma also provides its owners with efficient engine specs as well?  The 2018 Toyota Tacoma is built to perform at the job site, campsite and everywhere in between all while keeping everyone comfortable inside the cabin.  Interior amenities of the 2018 Toyota Tacoma help you unwind after a hard day’s work and occupy all passengers with its advanced technology features, but what the 2018 Tacoma is most proud of is its impressive performance and efficiency specs.

Performance & Efficiency Specs

The 2018 Toyota Tacoma is available in six distinct trim levels, the SR, SR5, TRD Sport, TRD Off-Road, Limited, and TRD Pro.  The SR and SR5 trim levels get equipped with a 2.7L 16-Valve Dual Overhead Cam (DOHC) 4-Cylinder engine that delivers 159 horsepower and 180 lb-ft of torque to the 2018 Toyota Tacoma.  This 2.7L 4-Cylinder engine pairs with an Electronically Controlled 6-Speed Automatic Transmission, Two-Wheel Drive (2WD), a Double Cab and Short Bed to achieve EPA fuel economy estimates of 20 MPG in the city and 23 MPG on the highway.

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2018 Toyota Tacoma's driver's cockpit

Push-button 4WD select and climate control dials of the 2018 Toyota Tacoma

Under the hood of the TRD Sport, TRD Off-Road, Limited, and TRD Pro trims is a 3.5L 24-Valve DOHC Atkinson-Cycle V6 engine which cranks out 278 horsepower and 265 lb-ft of torque.  Again, with 2WD, a Double Cab and Short Bed configuration this 3.5L V6 engine works with the 6-Speed Automatic Transmission to average EPA estimates of 19 MPG city driving and 24 MPG cruising the highway.  Four-Wheel Drive (4WD) is an option on all trim levels and comes standard on the 2018 Toyota Tacoma TRD Pro which slightly decreases its fuel efficiency ratings to 18 MPG City/ 22 MPG HWY.  The standard towing capacity of the 2018 Toyota Tacoma is 3,500 pounds and when choosing to upgrade to the 3.5L V6 engine increases the 2018 Tacoma’s maximum towing capacity to 6,700 pounds.  You can feel all the power that the 2018 Toyota Tacoma has to offer on a test drive today at Dan Cave Toyota in Whitehall, WV.