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2016 Toyota Tacoma Full Review

2016 Toyota Tacoma Exterior Front End Blue

Enable legendary performance to become a part of your story in the 2016 Toyota Tacoma. Through versatility and durable capability, this truck is able to deliver the performance you need for any task. It features four doors and seating for up to five individuals, with an array of luxurious and practicalamenities that make everyday driving a dream. Available models include the Tacoma 4×2 Access Cab, Tacoma 4×4 Access Cab SR+, Tacoma 4×4 Access Cab SR5, Tacoma 4×4 Access Cab V6 TRD Off-Road, Tacoma 4×4 Access Cab V6 SR5, Tacoma 4×4 Double Cab V6 TRD Sport, Tacoma 4×4 Double Cab V6 SR5, and the Tacoma 4×4 Double Cab V6 Limited.

2016 Toyota Tacoma Interior

Innovative Functionality

The all-new interior of the 2016 Toyota Tacoma features soft-touch surfaces and ergonomic angles to bring you an unparalleled driving experience. The dash has been constructed with the driver in mind, with higher positioned controls and information that’s easy to see. Take hold of the leather-wrapped steering wheel with mounted audio controls, and experience first hand the difference attention to detail makes. Driver and passenger seats come with recline adjustments and headrest-verticals and are crafted from fine fabrics. Cruise control allows you to set a desired speed and focus on controlling the vehicle, while trusting in the system to bring consistency. The 6.1-inch touchscreen display audio system provides for your entertainment and connectivity needs as you access Bluetooth capability and voice recognition technology for safe control and contact to the outside world. Through the available wireless charging station, you do not have to plug in your devices to keep them charged. Simply place them on the charging pad and experience full battery power on the go. The AM/FM/CD/MP3/WMA player and 6 speakers brings listening ability for each journey. Take advantage of the available navigation system and experience freedom when exploring. This system is able to bring you turn-by-turn directions to your destination so that you do not have to stress and can relax the whole way there. Open up to the view through the available power moonroof, and invite fresh air and natural light along for the ride.

Exterior design of the 2016 Toyota Tacoma combines bold new looks with powerful performance features to bring you a dynamic experience on the road. Visibly is gained through the halogen headlamps and fog lamps, to bring you a widespread ability to see beyond. Improved aerodynamics are achieved through the restyled front bumper, smooth rear deck, integrated tailgate spoiler and an underbody air dam that is able to reduce drag by 12 percent. The athletic hood scoop and aluminum alloy wheels bring a polished look to the table.

Unrelenting Power

Provide for all your needs, whether in work or play with the power of the 2016 Toyota Tacoma. Two powerful engine options bring you immense horsepower and torque ability as you tap into impressive towing capacity. Class-leading off-road capability takes you to new levels as you experience the available multi-terrain select for specific traction control on a variety of surfaces. The available crawl control features is able to manage braking power through vehicle stability control and wheel sensors to bring you a focused drive when you explore off-road. Enjoy precise handling with the six-speed automatic transmission.

2016 Toyota Tacoma Engines

2.7L 4-cylinder 16V DOHC VVT-i 159 horsepower with 180 lb-ft of torque
3.5L 6-cylinder DOHC VVT-i 278 horsepower with 265 lb-ft of torque

2016 Toyota Tacoma Fuel Economy

Fuel Economy-L/100km (MPG) City Highway
2.7L 4-cylinder 16V DOHC VVT-I 4×2 Up to: 12.0 (24) Up to: 10.0 (28)
2.7L 4-cylinder 16V DOHC VVT-I 4×4 5M Up to: 12.4 (23) Up to: 11.4 (25)
2.7L 4-cylinder 16V DOHC VVT-I 4×4 6A Up to: 12.7 (22) Up to: 10.5 (27)
3.5L 6-cylinder DOHC VVT-I 4×4 Access Cab 6M Up to: 13.8 (20) Up to: 11.7 (24)
3.5L 6-cylinder DOHC VVT-I 4×4 Access Cab 6A Up to: 13.1 (22) Up to: 10.4 (27)
3.5L 6-cylinder DOHC VVT-I 4×4 Double Cab 6M Up to: 13.6 (21) Up to: 11.2 (25)
3.5L 6-cylinder DOHC VVT-I 4×4 Double Cab 6A Up to: 13.1 (22) Up to: 10.4 (27)
3.5L 6-cylinder DOHC VVT-I 4×4 Limited Up to: 13.1 (22) Up to: 10.4 (27)

Your actual fuel consumption will vary based on driving habits and other factors.

2016 Toyota Tacoma Interior Dashboard


The 2016 Toyota Tacoma has been given recognition in the following categories:

  1. 2016 Edmunds Consumer Rating 4.5/5
  2. 2015 Kelley Blue Book Best Resale Value
  3. 2015 IntelliChoice Most Awarded Pickup
  4. 2015 IntelliChoice Excellent Value


Take it to the wild side in the 2016 Toyota Tacoma and trust in the following standard safety features that aim to prevent and protect:

  • Star Safety System: Vehicle Stability Control (VSC)1, Traction Control (TRAC), Anti-lock Brake System (ABS), Electronic Brake-force Distribution (EBD), Brake Assist (BA)2 and Smart Stop Technology (SST)
  • Driver & Passenger Airbag Supplemental Restraint System (SRS)
  • Front passenger airbag status / occupancy classification indicator
  • Front seat mounted side airbags
  • Driver and front passenger knee airbags
  • Roll-sensing front head/side curtain airbags


When you drive a truck as equipped with strength and features as the Tacoma, you want to ensure that you are being properly covered. The 2016 Toyota Tacoma comes with the following warranty:

  • Basic coverage: 3 years/60,000 km
  • Powertrain Limited Warranty: 5 years/100,000 km
  • Corrosion (Perforation only): 5 years/unlimited km
  • Defect Performance: 3 years/60,000 km
  • Specified Major Emissions Components: 8 years/130,000 km

Some conditions may apply. See Gateway Toyota Scion for full details in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.

2016 Toyota Tacoma Exterior Rear End Blue

2016 Toyota Tacoma for sale in Edmonton, Alberta

Take the adventure further in the truck that allows you to unleash your potential. The 2016 Toyota Tacoma is equipped with a vast array of performance enhancing features, luxurious amenities and comforting control factors to bring you into the realm of driving ability. Take advantage of the innovative technology, working to protect you on or off the road to go further than expected.

Find out more about the 2016 Toyota Tacoma from the helpful sales staff at Gateway Toyota Scion. Take this Toyota model for a test drive or check out another Toyota model. Drive home a new truck today and discover why Bigger is Better at Gateway Toyota Scion.

Disclaimer: Price subject to change without notice. See dealer for details.

Neal Gratton
Gateway Toyota Scion

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