2011 Toyota Tacoma Review and Price
About 2011 Toyota Tacoma
If you are contemplating on whether to pick up the 2010 model or wait for the 2011 Toyota Tacoma, then it is best to wait it of for a bit since this year’s release is looking quite promising. To see what the features worth checking out here are, read more from the review below.
Q. What are the styling changes in the 2011 Toyota Tacoma with respect to the 2010 Toyota Tacoma ?
A. In terms of styling changes, there are no more than minor revisions to the 2011 Toyota Tacoma, . All of these changes are just part of the effort on the manufacturer’s part to make the model seem fresh and to adapt to the changing tastes of its modern consumers. The basic size and shape of the vehicle, which proved to be one of its strengths stays same. There are four basic body styles to choose from – regular cab, Access Cab, Double Cab, PreRunner Access Cab, and the Double Cab.
Q. What about the Engine and its horsepower ?
When it comes to the engine type, the base models for 2011 Toyota Tacoma pick up truck offers two basic choices: 2.7-liter four cylinder engine and the 4.0-liter V6 engine. The power ratings are therefore expected to carry on from the predecessor. The four-cylinder engine brings in up to 159 horsepower and 180 lb-ft torque, while the V6 engine produces up to 236 horsepower and 266 lb-ft torque.
Q. How good is the fuel economy of the 2011 Toyota Tacoma ?
A. The fuel economy ratings for this model are among the best among the compact pickup trucks in the market, registering at about 19 mpg on the city and 25 mpg on the highway. Not bad at all.
You will also enjoy a plethora of options suited for your specific driving requirements such as an option between six-speed manual transmission or five-speed automatic transmission. It also comes with some automatic features such as power mirrors and remote keyless entry. You also get the option of leather upholstery, navigation system, among others. There are also different set of features for each body style you choose.
Pro’s of 2011 Toyota Tacoma
*Fuel efficiency of 2011 Tacoma is impressive;
*Variety of body style choices,
*Revised styling for a fresh look;
*Powerful engine performance.
Con’s of 2011 Toyota Tacoma
*Basic engineering of 2011 Tacoma remains basically the same from the 2010 model, which deprives it off any distinction from the earlier releases.
Although the prices for the 2011 Toyota Tacoma has not been made known to the public yet, the price range is not expected to significantly differ from the 2010 model.
The pricing for the base model is expected to start at $16,300, which comes with a two-wheel drive system. But, if you wanted to upgrade the 2WD into a 4WD, then the price will go a bit higher – $20,400. For the Access Cab model of the Tacoma, you can enjoy a 2WD and four-cylinder engine at a starting price of $20,400 or $25,900 for the 4WD and V6 engine.
The PreRunner Access Cab Tacoma model, on the other hand, will go up the price scale at $17,300. If you wish more powerful V6 engine then the price will will bump up the price tag to $22,700. Finally, the Double Cab model is expected to be priced at $24,800 and $27,000 for the 2WD and 4WD systems, respectively.
The Bottom Line
The 2011 Toyota Tacoma is the perfect investment for a compact pickup truck for consumers who wanted a vehicle that has proven its worth, both on paper and performance-wise. It is just in time too, since the model series has been given a late restyling and revision, such that you can enjoy the classic performance in an all-new package. This should therefore give the product a longer shelf life to be able to compete with the newbies and a few established vehicles.