Whereas it is easy to get distracted by the Tacoma’s offroading capabilities, it’s best to word that it is nonetheless a pickup truck, and pickup vans have a really sensible objective. They’re designed to hold issues, therefore the truck’s most distinctive characteristic — its giant mattress. Toyota hasn’t stopped with the offroading upgrades, it is also put some effort into making its pickup truck more practical at performing that main responsibility.
So how has the mattress gotten higher? Toyota says there’s a “7-percent improve in mattress quantity. This takes the Tacoma’s payload as much as 1,709 lbs, so you may carry near a ton on the again of it. You possibly can pull loads alongside too, with a towing capability of 6,500 kilos.
Accessing the mattress is simpler too, the weight-saving aluminum tailgate is electrically powered. You possibly can select a five- or six-foot mattress, however you’ll be sacrificing some cabin area if you happen to go for the longer mannequin. The longer “XtraCab” configuration additionally has a number of intelligent storage areas constructed into the cabin, so you could have loads of inside storage choices obtainable too. The mattress additionally comes with a couple of perks, like molle panels, an elective tonneau cowl, and an influence outlet.