2018 Toyota Tacoma To Produce 170-Horsepower & Stronger 350Lb/Ft Of Torque; May Be The Safest Vehicle Of Its Kind!

Feb 24, 2017 12:20 AM EST | Paul Urban

The 2018 Toyota Tacoma is expected to still be the best-selling compact pickup in America, as this was the case for its predecessor. It is easy to understand how this compact pickup won the hearts of Americans and the 2018 Tacoma will most likely be more loved with its expected updated features.

According to Car Preview, Toyota is expecting to advocate it to updated and beefed up safety features which are geared towards improving its crash test ratings. Compact pickups are considered to be selling like hotcakes recently. It has shown 25 percent increase in sales. The 2018 Toyota Tacoma definitely is one to jump on the bandwagon which may again by the eventful winner.

The 2018 Toyota Tacoma's sales are also coming from its loyal drivers. Because of its predecessor's superb performance, those who are aiming to have an upgrade or replacement may wait for the release of 2018 Tacoma. This is definitely going to work for Toyota's advantage. This is not even the case for Tacoma, but for all Toyota vehicles as well.

Waiting for the 2018 Tacoma is definitely worth it. It is a good opportunity to find out if it will come equipped with Safety Sense-P suite. Staying true to the beefed up focus of the upcoming compact pickup, this suite is designed to aid the driver including lane-departure warning with automatic steering correction, adaptive cruise control, and automatic high-beam headlight control.

 

The most important feature of the suite is its autonomous emergency braking that can stop the vehicle to avoid any head-on collision with another car or pedestrian. This safety is now becoming a prerequisite in all upcoming vehicles and the 2018 Toyota Tacoma may boast of this feature.

As added by Car Dissection, it will also be compliant with US market standards. The upcoming Toyota pickup may come with an engine producing 170-horsepower but stronger torque of 350 pound-feet. It is considerably 20 pound-feet more than the regular engine. The Tacoma may look similar to Chevrolet Colorado but is reported to be more efficient.

There is not much information released about the official release of the 2018 Toyota Tacoma. There are rumors circulating which suggest that it may be presented for the public to see by summer of 2017 and may be available in the market sometime first quarter of 2018. However, these are rumors and not confirmatory. Official news from Toyota will immediately be covered and reported the moment it gets available.

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