Can the 2017 Toyota Tacoma Go Off-Road?

Can the 2017 Toyota Tacoma Go Off-Road?

The Toyota Tacoma is a midsize pickup truck with a fierce alter-ego called the Tacoma TRD that is prepared to get the job done. Whether it’s towing your toys across state or hauling a heavy load to the job site, the Tacoma is there to have your back. But what about off-roading? Can the Tacoma handle rough terrain too? Keep reading to find out.

2017 Toyota Tacoma with Hill Start Assist
2017 Toyota Tacoma Front Grille
2017 Toyota Tacoma Off-road

2017 Toyota Tacoma TRD Off-road Features and Specs

Can the 2017 Toyota Tacoma go off-roading? The available 2017 Tacoma TRD Off-road can! Stacked with an unbelievable amount of capable off-roading features, the new Tacoma TRD Off-road was made to conquer those mountains and brave any terrain. Those features include:

  • Crawl Control – This advanced system automatically controls the brakes and throttle on 5 low-speed settings to allow you to concentrate on the difficult journey ahead while your truck adjusts to the proper speed.
  • Multi-terrain Select – With 5 modes to choose from, the Tacoma TRD Off-road’s system automatically regulates wheel spin by adjusting the engine throttle and traction control, ensuring sure-footedness on every terrain.
  • Rear-Wheel Drive with Automatic Limited-Slip Differential – This standard electronically controlled locking rear differential sends even power to both rear wheels, providing more grip in low-traction conditions.
  • Hill Start Assist Control – Designed to help keep your Tacoma from rolling backward on steep ascents, the Hill Start Control System allows you to move upwards from a standstill with more confidence.

2017 Toyota Tacoma TRD Off-road also features TRD-tuned off-road suspension with Bilstein shocks, projector-beam headlights with LED Daytime Running Lights (DRL) and integrated wide-angle fog lights, Entune Premium Audio with Integrated Navigation and App Suite, and Toyota’s Star Safety System. If you would like to learn more about the Toyota Tacoma, visit the “Tacoma” section of our blog here at Toyota Vacaville or stop by our dealership for a test drive.

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