2018 Toyota Tacoma Lafayette IN

Over the years, the compact pickup truck has grown in popularity among truck-buyers. Consumers seem to love and appreciate the smaller trucks for their better fuel economy and nimbler handling as opposed to the big, lugging pickup trucks they may be used to. Now, every brand pushes their compact pickup truck as the best to sway these consumers towards their model. But, which one is truly the best?

This is why we create these model research pages so that you can be sure you're getting accurate and detailed information on certain models. For this one, we'll be looking at the 2018 Toyota Tacoma, one of Toyota's most popular models and one of the most popular compact pickup trucks available today. We'll break down the truck's power and towing capabilities, as well as its fuel economy, its off-road performance, and its advanced safety.

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Power & Towing Capabilities

Of course, when it comes to pickup trucks, power and performance are the names of the game. With the 2018 Toyota Tacoma's standard 3.5-liter V6 engine, it gets up to 278 horsepower and 265 lbs.-ft. of torque to use to take on any challenge you throw at it. This translates to the Tacoma having a 6,400-pound towing capacity and 1,175-pound payload capacity.


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Fuel Economy

It may not be number one on your priority list for a new truck, but fuel-efficiency is a sure a nice thing to have! Even with all the power that you get with the 2018 Toyota Tacoma, you still get an impressive EPA-estimated 23 miles per gallon on the highway. Your wallet will thank you next time you fill up at the pump!


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Off-Road Performance

The 2018 Toyota Tacoma is also one of the most off-road capable trucks available today, perfect if your work or hobbies take you off the map. Off-road features like the multi-terrain select, electronically locking rear differential, Hill Start Assist Control, and Crawl Control (CRAWL) make it easier to take the road less traveled than ever before.

Test Drive the 2018 Toyota Tacoma at Bob Rohrman Toyota in Lafayette, IN Today!

Clearly, the 2018 Toyota Tacoma offers everything you could want in a compact pickup truck, but it's much more than just small but powerful truck with solid fuel-efficiency. The 2018 Toyota Tacoma is also one of the safest trucks you'll ever drive thanks to its numerous advanced safety features. Available safety features include:

  • Pre-Collision System with Pedestrian Detection 

  • Lane Departure Alert 

  • Automatic High Beams 

  • Dynamic Radar Cruise Control 

  • Toyota's Star Safety System 

  • ToyotaCare with 24-hour roadside assistance 


Want to learn more about the 2018 Toyota Tacoma? Want to take it for a test drive yourself? Get in touch with our helpful staff at Bob Rohrman Toyota today who'd be happy to provide more information or schedule an appointment! 
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2017 toyota tacoma vs 2017 toyota tundra

How does the Toyota Tacoma compare to the Tundra?

Toyota has two different pickup truck options for drivers, but it can be challenging to tell the differences between these two models just by looking at them. Some differences are obvious, while others will take some research. Today we’re going to help by taking a look at how the Toyota Tacoma compares to the Tundra.




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