2016 Toyota Tacoma new engine specs and performance capabilities

2016 Toyota Tacoma New Engine Specs and Performance Capabilities

Along with the recent arrival of the 2016 Toyota Tacoma, Toyota has introduced a brand new engine that offers drivers additional power and performance capabilities to get the job done. Whether hauling, towing, or simply enjoying an off-road adventure, the 2016 Toyota Tacoma’s new engine is equipped to provide you with more of what you want–power and efficiency.

2016 Tacoma New Engine Specs

When powered by the brand new Atikinson-cycle 3.5-liter V6 engine, there is little the 2016 Tacoma cannot do. It is a 24-valve, direct-injection engine that is designed specifically for optimum power and efficiency.

ton-icon-_0007_EngineThe 2016 Tacoma’s brand new Atkinson-cycle engine can produce a whopping 278 horsepower and 265 pound-foot torque at 4600 rpm. Now that’s one high-powered pickup!

ton-icon-_0000_towing-capacityToyota’s new engine, when paired with the available Tow Package, allows the 2016 Tacoma a towing capacity of up to 6,800 pounds and a payload of up to 1,440 pounds.

ton-icon-_0006_gas-Mileage (1)The 2016 Tacoma is a Low Emission Vehicle (LEV-III) and can achieve EPA-estimated 24 MPG on the highway and 19 MPG in the city.


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What else can the 2016 Tacoma new engine accomplish?

2016 Toyota Tacoma new engine transmission options

Transmission Options

The Tacoma’s new engine cooperates very well with the vehicle’s two refined transmission options. You can opt for six-speed automatic or six-speed manual transmission, both of which provide smooth shifting and contribute to the 2016 Tacoma’s improved performance and efficiency.

2016 Toyota Tacoma new engine off-road features

Off-Road Features

When it comes time to take the 2016 Toyota Tacoma off the beaten path, it is armed and ready for the adventure. Available features like Crawl Control and Hill Start Assist Control will help you navigate through the rugged, off-road terrain.

2016 Toyota Tacoma new engine confident towing

Confident Towing

The 2016 Tacoma’s available Tow Package comes with Trailer-Sway Control, which manipulates wheel brake pressure and engine torque to provide better control of whatever large equipment you are towing, such as trailers, boats, or campers.

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If you are interested in learning more about the impressive new engine in the 2016 Toyota Tacoma, contact our team at Toyota Vacaville. The all-new Tacoma recently arrived to our dealership, so interested individuals can schedule a test drive online for the opportunity to get behind the wheel today!