Toyota will reveal its redesigned 2024 Tacoma on Could 19, the automaker mentioned on Thursday.
It is a massive deal, as Tacoma gross sales recurrently high 200,000 items yearly within the U.S. alone, and a brand new Tacoma solely comes round as soon as in a decade.
Toyota has already launched loads of particulars on the 2024 Tacoma, and patent drawings revealing the outside design surfaced at the beginning of the yr. Consumers on the lookout for a radical styling change shall be disenchanted as the brand new mid-size pickup truck will look just like the present one, however with extra pronounced options, notably for the fender flares.
Beneath shall be a brand new platform. It is although to be a shorter model of the TNGA-F body-on-frame platform discovered within the Tundra full-size truck, in addition to the associated Land Cruiser, Sequoia, and Lexus LX SUVs.
Teaser for 2024 Toyota Tacoma
Regardless of the transfer to a brand new platform, Toyota will preserve the possibility of a guide transmission on the 2024 Tacoma—an possibility that’s distinctive within the section. One other distinctive possibility would be the availability of a hybrid powertrain. The setup is anticipated to include a 2.4-liter turbo-4 paired with a single electrical motor.
An electrical Tacoma can also be deliberate. It was previewed in late 2021, when Toyota confirmed plans to launch 30 EVs throughout the Toyota and Lexus manufacturers by 2030, although particular timing for its launch is unsure.
When the 2024 Tacoma arrives, there shall be a number of variations, together with the off-road-ready TRD Professional with Fox suspension. A new Trailhunter model designed for followers of overlanding can also be coming. Toyota teased the car final fall with a idea based mostly on the present Tacoma. Toyota plans so as to add the Trailhunter therapy to a number of autos, with the 2024 Tacoma confirmed by the automaker to be the primary recipient.
The 2024 Tacoma is due at dealerships later this yr. A redesigned 4Runner SUV intently associated to the brand new Tacoma ought to comply with shortly after.