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2018 Toyota Tacoma Review & Specs in Braintree, MA

2018 Toyota Tacoma driving on a desert road

What do robust performance, advanced safety, and unbeatable reliability have in common? You'll find all three and more in the new 2018 Toyota Tacoma pickup truck, starting at $25,200 MSRP. To help you learn more about how the new Tacoma can take your daily drive to the next level, the experts at Toyota of Braintree have put together this comprehensive model review.

If you've already decided the 2018 Tacoma offers the capability your busy lifestyle demands, check out the new 2018 Tacoma inventory available at our Toyota dealership in Braintree, MA. We also encourage you to visit our incentives page to see if you qualify for fantastic savings with our finance and lease deals.

2018 Toyota Tacoma: Engine Performance & Towing

If you're looking for a healthy dose of muscle to help you tackle your to-do list, the 2018 Tacoma is the perfect choice. The standard 2.7L engine delivers nearly 160 horsepower and can tow up to 3,500 lbs. If you need even more power to get through your daily grind, an available 3.5L V6 engine churns out an impressive 265 lb.-ft. of torque and almost doubles the maximum towing capacity. Engine options and performance specs are as follows:


2.7L 4-cyl. DOHC

3.5L V6 DOHC


159 HP

278 HP


180 lb.-ft.

265 lb.-ft.


Six-speed automatic

Six-speed automatic

Drive Type

4x2, 4x4

4x2, 4x4

Fuel Economy (city/hwy)

20/23 MPG (4x2)

19/22 MPG (4x4)

19/24 MPG (4x2)

18/22 MPG (4x4)

Max. Towing

3,500 lbs.

6,800 lbs. (4x2)

6,500 lbs. (4x4)

Max. Payload

1,620 lbs. (4x2)

1,380 lbs. (4x4)

1,540 lbs. (4x2)

1,295 lbs. (4x4)

2018 Toyota Tacoma: Interior Design

2018 Toyota Tacoma Interior Dashboard and Seats

The new Tacoma delivers everything you need for a relaxing drive, whether you're on your way home after a long day's work, or on your way to the job-site. Interior design features of the 2018 Tacoma can be found below.

Interior Features:

  • 6.1-in. touch-screen display
  • Air conditioning
  • Fabric-trimmed seats
  • Integrated backup camera
  • Six speakers
  • Urethane tilt/telescopic steering wheel with audio controls
  • Optional remote keyless entry

2018 Toyota Tacoma: Safety & Technology

2018 Toyota Tacoma driving uphill on a dirt road

No matter where the road takes you, you'll appreciate the peace of mind you get from Toyota's award-winning safety systems: Toyota Safety Sense™ P and Star Safety System™. You can also create a relaxing oasis on wheels with the beloved Entune™ infotainment system, which comes standard.

Safety & Technology Features:

  • Toyota Safety Sense™ P - Pre-Collision System with Pedestrian Detection, Lane Departure Alert, Automatic High Beams, and Full-Speed Range Dynamic Radar Cruise Control
  • Star Safety System™ - Vehicle Stability Control, Traction Control, Anti-lock Brake System, Electronic Brake-force Distribution, Brake Assist, and Smart Stop Technology
  • Advanced airbag system
  • Hill Start Assist Control
  • Entune™ Audio with Entune™ Multimedia Bundle
  • Bluetooth® wireless technology
  • Siri® Eyes Free

* Entune™ Audio with Entune™ Multimedia Bundle includes AM/FM CD player, auxiliary audio jack, USB 2.0 port with iPod® connectivity and control, advanced voice recognition, hands-free phone capability, and phone book access and music streaming

Schedule a Test Drive in Braintree, MA!

Feel the roaring power of the new 2018 Toyota Tacoma for yourself by scheduling a test drive at our Toyota dealership in Braintree, MA today! If you have any questions, reach out to the Toyota of Braintree team by calling (781) 848-9300 or through our contact form.

2018 Toyota Tacoma parked in a desert