Toyota Tacoma is one of the most reliable trucks on the market. The Japanese automaker will look to introduce even more upgrades and innovations on its best-selling pickup truck. The upcoming 2020 Toyota Tacoma TRD Sport pickup truck will be one of the most popular choices among the customers once again.
TRD Sport is a mid-range trim and plenty of buyers found this trim the most affordable. New Tacoma will arrive hit the markets with the new grille design, new wheels, more standard features, and better interior design. On top of that, Tacoma is available in all possible engine variants, from gasoline to diesel and hybrid.
2020 Toyota Tacoma TRD Sport Exterior Look
New Tacoma is available in six trim levels and over 30 possible configurations. Everything starts with the base model and you can opt for trims such as SR5, TRD Sport, Off-Road, Limited, and TRD Pro. The 2020 Toyota Tacoma TRD Sport is a very popular choice for so many reasons. The price isn’t that higher over the base model and this trim adds so many premium features.
The exterior on the TRD Sport trim level will get an all-new grille and 17-inch wheels as standard. Moreover, more chrome details are visible. LED fog lights are new as well, just like the LED bed lamp. New panoramic view monitor is optional and the passenger smart key system is standard. Just like the name suggests, TRD Sport will look sporty and more aggressive than the base SR model. On the other hand, this trim is still far from the TRD Pro model that offers astonishing luxury.
2020 Toyota Tacoma TRD Sport Interior Features
The main difference between the 2020 Toyota Tacoma TRD Sport and upper trims are the level of luxury and seating capacity. While the models such as Limited and TRD Pro are offering five seats, TRD Sport comes with room for four passengers. The 2020 Tacoma will gain plenty of interior updates and that includes the upgrades on every trim level. TRD Sport comes with the standard Toyota Safety Sense-P.
Interior features such as premium Entune audio system, App Suite and integrated navigation are standard. A smart key system with push-button start is standard as well. All Tacomas will get a new 8-inch touchscreen, multi-terrain monitor and new power-adjustable driver seats. Of course, you can expect further upgrades of the infotainment system and safety aids.
2020 Toyota Tacoma TRD Sport Powertrain
The 2020 Toyota Tacoma TRD Sport is a more on-road type of vehicle. If you want real off-roading beasts, Off-Road and TRD Pro are much better trim options. TRD Sport comes with the sport-tuned suspension and the standard rear-wheel-drive setup. Toyota Tacoma offers a 2.7-liter DOHC four-cylinder engine as standard. This unit is producing up to 160 HP and 180 lb-ft of torque.
Optionally, you can opt for the 3.5-liter V6 that generates 278 horsepower and 265 lb-ft of torque. Both engines are available with the 6-speed automatic transmission. However, optional V6 also offers a 6-speed manual gearbox. Fuel economy on the TRD Sport will be the same as on the other trims level. Interestingly, this sporty trim can tow up to 6,800 pounds. That is more than some higher trim levels.
2020 Toyota Tacoma TRD Sport Price and Release Date
New Tacoma will arrive with a slight price increase. The 2020 Toyota Tacoma TRD Sport will cost around $33,000. Just to compare, the base model is priced at $23,000 and range-topping TRD Pro at $43,000. The 2020 Tacoma will hit the markets in the second half of 2019.