Grey 2020 Toyota Tacoma driving up a rocky hill

What are the differences between the 2020 Tacoma and 2019 Tacoma?

2020 Toyota Tacoma vs 2019 Toyota Tacoma

The Toyota Tacoma has been the best-selling midsize pickup truck in America for nearly a decade-and-a-half — and it’s easy to see why with its high-level durability and toughness, excellent performance, off-road prowess, and high towing and payload capacities. The Tacoma looks to further cement its dominance with some pleasing upgrades for the 2020 model-year. Here at Toyota Vacaville, we highlight these changes in this 2020 Toyota Tacoma vs 2019 Toyota Tacoma comparison.

The 2020 Tacoma has a refreshed design, with a new front grille, as well as new wheel choices for each trim level. Inside the Tacoma, the newly-available Electronically Power Adjustable Driver’s Seat enables you to easily find your ideal seating position, while the newly-available LED bed lamp provides nighttime functionality.

2020 Toyota Tacoma

VS

2019 Toyota Tacoma

Standard

Apple CarPlay and Android Auto

No

Toyota Entune 3.0 Audio with a 7” touchscreen

Standard Infotainment System

Toyota Entune Audio with a 6.1” touchscreen

Available

Electronically Power Adjustable Driver’s Seat

No

Available

Multi-Terrain Monitor

No

Compare the 2020 Tacoma and 2019 Tacoma

The 2020 Tacoma also received some upgrades on the technology front. This includes newly-standard Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, which enable to you seamlessly integrate the apps and services of a compatible smartphone. The standard infotainment system for the 2020 Tacoma is Toyota Entune 3.0 Audio with a 7” touchscreen, while the 2019 Tacoma comes standard with Toyota Entune Audio with a 6.1” touchscreen. The 2020 Tacoma also offers greater off-road capabilities with the newly-available Multi-Terrain Monitor and Panoramic View Monitor.

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Both the 2020 Tacoma and 2019 Tacoma offer the same two engine options. The base-level 2.7L 4-cylinder engine delivers 159 horsepower and 180 lb-ft of torque, while the available 3.5-liter V6 engine churns out 178 horsepower and 265 lb-ft of torque. Transmission options for both models include the standard 6-speed Electronically Controlled Automatic Transmission with intelligence (ECT-i) and the available 6-speed manual transmission (with the V6 engine).

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Front view of grey 2020 Toyota Tacoma driving on sandy terrain

Dashboard and grey front seats in 2020 Toyota Tacoma