The 2017 Toyota Tacoma is a great option for someone who wants the utility and capability of a pickup truck, but doesn’t necessarily need too much power or for someone who wants to capitalize a bit more on fuel efficiency. The Tacoma goes even further to offer you a chance to find your perfect balance between power and efficiency with its available engine options. Take a look below to see what is available!
Base engine in the 2017 Toyota Tacoma
The standard engine in the 2017 Toyota Tacoma is a 2.7L I-4. With the 2.7L I-4, you’ll have 159 horsepower and 180 lb-ft of torque to work with. The I-4 engine in the 2017 Tacoma can also be used for some towing and is able to handle up to 3,500-pounds of trailer weight. The I-4 engine is the popular choice for those interested in maximizing fuel efficiency as it comes with a 19 City/23 Highway MPG rating.
Can you upgrade the engine in the 2017 Toyota Tacoma?
Also available on the 2017 Toyota Tacoma is a 3.5L V6 engine, which ups your power output to 278 horsepower and your torque to 265 lb-ft. Even with the extra power, there is only a slight decrease of efficiency, depending on your truck configuration, with the V6 able to offer an 18 City/23 Highway MPG rating. With the V6 tow package, the Tacoma can also tow up to 6,400 pounds.
Test drive the 2017 Toyota Tacoma in Saint Albans VT
Ready to check out the 2017 Toyota Tacoma in person? Sounds like you should make a trip over to Heritage Toyota in Saint Albans to give the 2017 Toyota Tacoma a test drive!