The off-road enthusiasts and lovers of the mid-size trucks can start looking forward to the latest version of the popular Tacoma. According to our sources, this pickup is finally coming as a 2019 Toyota Tacoma Diesel USA model to the market, with its diesel engine options under the hood.
As we have already mentioned, it is under the hood where you can expect most of the changes and innovations. On the other hand, when it comes to exterior, you shouldn’t be expecting anything revolutionary to happen. Instead, the 2019 Toyota Tacoma Diesel will mostly keep that recognizable rugged off-road look of the mid-size pickup. The exterior styling will therefore remain almost similar to its standard gas model. Be that as it may, our team has still managed to notice some visual differences. The new Tacoma Diesel will come with a larger grille in order to achieve better cooling for its diesel engine. Besides the grille, you will also notice its large LED headlights and the whole front fascia will appear more aggressive and eye-catching than before. In the back part of the vehicle, you will find a cargo bed with the LED taillights on it as well as the sliding rear window. The new Tacoma Diesel will stand on standard 16-inch steel wheels wrapped in all-terrain tires, but of course, this will depend on the trim level you choose. This model will be available in more than one trim level, two configurations – a two door and a four-door as well as several new exterior colors.
The 2019 Toyota Tacoma Diesel will offer some serious changes and updates inside its cabin. First of all, you can hope for more space for you and your passengers. It will be comfortable and spacious enough to receive five adults in its two rows of seats. The company will also tend to choose some better-quality materials to cover the seats and furnish the cabin, such as leather in higher trim levels. The driver will also get a leather-wrapped steering wheel and a 7.0-inch infotainment touch-screen with navigation, climate control, Bluetooth and other modern features. Safety systems and driver assist features will include adaptive cruise control, six airbags, lane-departure warning, parking sensors, rearview camera, stability control, forward-collision warning and others.
There hasn’t been any official information about the engine under the hood of the 2019 Toyota Tacoma Diesel, but it is certain there will be more than one choice offered. Besides possible 2.7-liter inline-four and 3.5-liter V6, the most possible version could include a 2.8-liter turbo-diesel four-cylinder. Such an engine should hit 177 horsepower and it will be mated to a six-speed automatic transmission. We expect more information about this section soon.
2019 Toyota Tacoma Diesel USA Release Date and Price
The release date of the 2019 Toyota Tacoma Diesel should probably be expected by the end of 2018 or in early 2019. The price of this truck has been estimated to start under $30,000.
Competitors: Chevy Colorado, Nissan Frontier, Ford Ranger.