This is the 2017 TRD Pro Tacoma, and It's AWESOME!

This is the 2017 TRD Pro Tacoma, and It's AWESOME!

We're a couple of years into the TRD Pro enhanced off-road performance Toyota Trucks (and SUVs), and the newest offering from our friends at corporate Toyota USA was announced today.

The 3rd Generation Tacoma will get the TRD Pro treatment for 2017, according to Toyota. This package of factory-added (and warrantied) options is still without a price, but the previous TRD Pro Package was only about $1,400 more than a similary outfitted truck, so this package should come in at a similar price point.

While it's likely that hard-core Tacoma fanatics will continue to balk at any factory-upgrade package beyond a rear locking differential, like other TRD Pro trucks this vehicle will come fully outfitted in both performance and style. Top of the list for us is the new color: Cement. This should be the same color as the 'old' 2013 FJ Cruiser Special Edition, which is a cool dark-gray that's suitable for getting slathered in mud and dirt. Barcelona Red and Super White will round out the special color selections.

Other exterior mods include:

  • 16-inch TRD black alloy wheels with Goodyear Wrangler® All-Terrain Kevlar®-reinforced
  • TRD Pro aluminum front skid plate
  • Rigid Industries® LED fog lights
  • Projector-beam headlights with black bezels, LED Daytime Running Lights (DRL), and
    auto on/off feature
  • Taillights with black bezels
  • TRD Pro badge on front door with diamond-pattern knurled finish
  • Black TRD Pro and 4x4 rear tailgate badging
  • And of course the now common TOYOTA front grille, a first for the 3rd Gen Tacoma

For details on other styling mods, see the full Toyota Press Release.

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The Good Stuff:

  • FOX 2.5 Internal Bypass shocks tuned by TRD
  • TRD-tuned front springs with a 1-inch lift
  • TRD-tuned rear suspension with progressive-rate off-road leaf spring
  • 4WDemand part-time 4WD
  • V6 Tow Package that includes a Class-IV towing receiver hitch
  • 130-amp alternator
  • Trailer-Sway Control (TSC).
  • Electronic locking rear differential
  • CRAWL Control on Automatic transmissions

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Pricing & availability have yet to be announced, so check back for details when they're available.