2012 Toyota Tacoma Crew Cab 4x4 TRD Off Road Stock # 21030A Description
Mechanical & Performance
4.0L DOHC 24V V6 VVT-i 236HP Engine 5-Speed ECT-i Automatic Transmission 4WDemand: Part-Time 4x4 Sys w/ 2-speed Electronically Controlled Transfer Case Automatic Limited-Slip Differential Coil-Spring Double Wishbone Front Susp Rear Leaf Spring Susp with Staggered Outboard-Mounted Gas Shock Absorbers Var-Assist Power Rack-&-Pinion Steering Power-Assisted Fr Disc/Rr Drum Brakes 16 Styld Steel Wheels, P245/75R16 Tires
Air Conditioning Power Windows / Door Locks / Mirrors Cloth Bucket Fr Seats w/ Pass Fold-Flat Driver Seat w/ Adj Lumbar Support 60/40 Split Rr Bench Seat w/ Adj Hdrests AM/FM CD, SXM:90 Day Trial, 6 Spkrs, BT Aux Jack, USB, & Str Whl w/ Audio Ctrls Tilt/Telescoping Steering Wheel 2-Speed Windshield Wipers Dual 12V Aux Power Outlets
Safety & Convenience
Star Safety System- Includes Vehicle Stability Control, Traction Control, Anti-lock Brake System (ABS), Electronic Brake Force Distribution, Brake Assist, & Smart Stop Technology (SST) Dr & Fr Pass Advanced Airbag System Seat-Mounted Side & Side Curtain Airbags 3-Point Seatbelts for All Seating Positions; Driver-Side ELR & ALR/ELR on All Pass Sts, Dr & Fr Pass Active Hdrest Side-Impact Door Beams Tire Pressure Monitor System (TPMS)
2012 Toyota Tacoma Crew Cab 4x4 TRD Off Road Pickup Details
Two different engines are available on the 2012 Toyota Tacoma lineup: a 159-horsepower, 2.7L 4-cylinder and a 236-hp, 4.0L V6. Both engines utilize variable valve timing to help provide both strong low-end torque as well as higher-rev passing power. A 6-speed manual transmission is available with the V6 as is a 5-speed automatic. 4-cylinder Tacomas are equipped with either a 5-speed manual or a 4-speed automatic.
Just as with most other pickup models, the Tacoma is available in several different configurations so as to suit a wide range of uses. Regular Cab models come with two doors, with the Access Cab including a small backseat as well as rear doors that open 80 degrees for easy access; 4-door Double Cab models include 60/40-split rear seats that are comfortable enough for adults. Access Cab models also have fold-up rear seats, but add under-seat storage. All Tacoma models come with electronic stability control, anti-lock brakes, brake assist and an automatic limited-slip differential. With the available Off-Road Package, there's also Hill-start Assist Control and Downhill Assist Control, which help keep traction on steep slippery slopes or moderate speed and traction on steep downhills. Seat-mounted side airbags, roll-sensing side airbags and active front headrests are also included.
The Toyota Tacoma X-Runner model features the highest-performance of the lineup and carries over with a number of serious performance modifications as well as appearance upgrades. The suspension is specially tuned for road performance, while there's a full body kit, hood scoop and special fog lamps. With the V6, it's claimed to accelerate to 60 mph in less than seven seconds, but there's even more performance potential on tap with an available supercharger kit, bringing output up to 304 hp and 334 lb-feet of torque.
Base Tacoma models are quite simply equipped and don't even include power windows or locks. They do come with air conditioning and a 4-speaker CD sound system. Access Cab and Double Cab models get a nicer 6-speaker system, while including power windows and locks. Double Cab models also get a lumbar-adjustable driver's seat.
Options on Access and Double Cab models include an upgraded 7-speaker stereo with iTunes connectivity, steering-wheel controls, a backup monitor system and an auto-dimming rearview mirror with Homelink universal transceiver.
A Tow Package available on Access Cab V6 models brings tow capacity up to 6,500 pounds. Also available as a dealer-installed option is a TRD Big Brake system, which includes bigger vented rotors, aluminum 4-piston calipers and braided steel lines.
The TX and TX Pro packages give the Tacoma PreRunner and 4x4 models a more aggressive, more off-road-capable look with special accessories and performance enhancements. The TX package brings the menacing look, with BF Goodrich Rugged Trail tires on 16-inch black alloy bead-lock wheels, special tube-side steps, a stainless steel exhaust tip and exterior graphics, while the TX Pro gets a special cat-back performance exhaust system. Both include what's otherwise offered as the TRD Off-Road Package, with progressive-rate front springs, an electric-locking front differential, Bilstein shocks, a larger stabilizer bar and fog lamps, plus a 400-watt, 115-volt powerpoint, sport seats and an overhead console.
Better Maneuverability Than A Full-size Truck
Wide Range Of Models And Build Combinations
Special Performance And Off-road Variants
6,500-pound Towing Capability
Reputation For Reliability And Historically Good Resale Value
The 2012 model year brings a host of updates to the Tacoma line up. The exterior styling has been updated with a new look at the front of the vehicle. A new hood, grill and headlights along with new upper and lower bumper areas make this year's truck to stand out from previous versions. The interior has also been updated with new materials for the center console and door trim. For those who ordered a backup camera, the screen has now grown from 2.4 inches to 3.3 inches. New interior options include heavy-duty all-weather flooring for access cab and double cab versions and water resistant fabric protection seats for the TRD sport and Off-Road models. A couple of new, high-tech audio systems are also newly available for 2012, proving that utility doesn't always have to come at the cost of entertainment.
There aren't as many compact truck models on the market as there used to be, but Toyota has done a great job keeping the Tacoma competitive and up-to-date. Toyota boasts that it has more model variations than any other truck manufacturer in this class. And with the Tacoma's reputation for reliability and resale value it will continue to stand out in the compact truck market. For those who don't have to tow much more than a small boat or trailer, the Tacoma should provide all the hauling ability needed while still maintaining good maneuverability for daily driving.
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