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This is the Face of Toyota's All-New 2016 Tacoma


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After showing the tail of the 2016 Tacoma last week, Toyota has now brought the head of its all-new pickup truck into the spotlight.

Toyota Teases More Off-Road Capable 2016 Tacoma Pickup Truck


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Toyota has begun the teasing operation for its redesigned 2016 Tacoma pickup truck, which will debut at the Detroit Auto Show early next year.

Redesigned 2016 Toyota Tacoma Truck Pegged for Detroit Show Debut


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Toyota will reportedly present a redesigned version of its not-quite-full-size Tacoma pickup truck at next month's 2015 Detroit Auto Show.

Toyota Goes Nuts with SEMA Show Concepts


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The SEMA Show has always been a handful and this year's edition is no exception, with Toyota announcing a raft of tuning projects for November's Las Vegas event.

Toyota Recalls 1.9 Million 3rd Generation Prius Hybrids to Fix Software Glitch


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Toyota will recall more than half of Prius vehicles ever sold to fix a software glitch that could slow down or even bring the car to a halt. The recall involves approximately 1.9 million vehicles produced globally since March 2009, according to company spokesman Brian Lyons.

Toyota Reveals All-New TRD Pro Series of Off-Roaders and Trucks


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Toyota Racing Development (TRD) is celebrating its 35 anniversary on US soil at the Chicago motor show. They’ve also chosen the venue to launch more aggressively-tuned off road variants of Tundra, Tacoma and 4Runner. They feature special TRD performance parts that make all of them better at covering fairly uneven ground at speed.

Check Out Toyota's Custom Concepts for the SEMA Show


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For a second year in a row, Toyota is organizing the Dream Build Challenge competition for the SEMA Show, but whereas in 2012 it had four of its own race car drivers build a one-off model, this time, it called in athletes from other sports as well.

Toyota Prices 2014MY 4Runner Facelift and Tacoma Truck


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Just before they go on sale across the U.S. later this month, Toyota has released pricing information on the 2014 model year versions of the 4Runner SUV and the Tacoma compact pickup truck.

Toyota Pits Tacoma Against Crying Girlfriends, Magicians, Mimes and the Reaper in New Ads


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If you're not interested in a pickup truck, you're not going to buy one no matter how many commercials a brand releases. However, but unlike Toyota UK's questionable promo-interview of a man giving up his Ferrari for a Prius, we found these fresh cheeky spots from the Japanese carmaker's U.S. arm for the Tacoma quite enjoyable.

Consumer Reports’ Quick Take on the Cadillac SRX and Toyota Tacoma


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Consumer Reports usually does a “quick take” before doing a full review on a vehicle, and the latest two cars to go through their battery of tests are the Cadillac SRX and the Toyota Tacoma pickup, both of which are deemed competent in their respective classes, but far from perfect.

Irked Toyota Driver Couldn't Wait to Get His McDonald Burger and Rammed a Car


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Sit-down and take-away restaurants like McDonald's are called "fast food" chains for a few good (and bad, but that's another story) reasons, one of which has to do with the speedy service. Sometimes, though, people are so impatient that not even fast food restaurants can satisfy their need for a speed-lunch…

In an incident that occurred at a local McDonald's drive-through in Farmville, North Carolina, on Tuesday, March 14, two drivers were in such a hurry to get their orders in that they didn't hesitate to overtake each other at the drive-thru lane.

Toyota Issues Recall for 2001-2004MY Tacoma Pickup Trucks to Fix Spare Tire Holder


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Another week, another recall for Toyota, which this time, has announced a safety recall in the U.S. involving around 150,000 Tacoma pickup trucks from the 2001-2004 model years that were originally sold or are currently registered in the 20 cold climate states (see list below) and the District of Columbia.

New Toyota Tacoma TRD T|X Baja Goes on Sale Priced from $32,990*


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It took Toyota a while to bring it onto the market, but the 2012 Tacoma TRD T|X Baja that was first shown at the 2011 Texas State Fair last September is now available for order with prices starting from $32,990 for the V6 Access Cab, not including an $810 (*) processing and handling fee.

The Tacoma TRD T|X Baja Series is offered as an optional limited edition package on both the Tacoma Access and Double Cab 4x4 models at an MSRP of $5,015 minus a $650 Factory Credit, which brings the price down to $4,365.

Toyota Recalling Close to 700,000 Camry, Venza and Tacoma Vehicles


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Another quality bug has hit Toyota as the Japanese automaker has issued two separate recalls that combined cover approximately 681,500 vehicles.

The first safety recall involves 70,500 Camry sedans from 2009 and 116,000 Venza crossovers from 2009 to 2011 to replace a stop lamp switch.

Toyota Shows New 2012 Tacoma TRD T|X Baja Series Limited Edition at Texas State Fair


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A new special edition version of Toyota's facelifted 2012 Tacoma pickup truck series was revealed in pre-production form at the State Fair of Texas today. Said to be inspired by the Japanese firm's Baja racing heritage, the Tacoma TRD T|X Baja edition will be available to the public starting from late spring 2012.

The special edition is equipped with the standard 4.0-liter V6 engine matched to either a six-speed manual gearbox or a five-speed automatic transmission.

2012 Toyota Tacoma Facelift Uncovered [Photos + Video]


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After an early, unwanted reveal through a leaked video, Toyota has officially released the updated Tacoma pickup truck, which enters the 2012 model year with a fresh face, a subtly refined interior and equipment improvements.

Toyota's designers started on the outside by adding a new front grille on all grades that led to restyling of the headlamps, while the hood and the front bumper are also new.

2012 Toyota Tacoma Facelift Revealed in Leaked Promotional Clip?


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While Toyota may be taking its time to release information on its 2012 portfolio in the United States, pictures and video of its upcoming models are already making the internet rounds. Following the early reveal of the 2012 Camry, the folks over at the PickupTrucks website found an allegedly official promotional video on Vimeo featuring the 2012 Tacoma facelift.

The clip was removed but not before the website took a few shots of Toyota's subtly refreshed pickup truck. If this is indeed the 2012 Tacoma, then the changes on the outside are minimal and mostly concentrated up front with the newly shaped chrome grille and black trim on the bumper.

Toyota Recalling SUVs and Pickup Trucks Over Faulty Tire Pressure Monitors


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Approximately 22,000 Toyota trucks and SUVs are being recalled due to a faulty calibration of the tire pressure monitoring system that does not activate the low tire-pressure warning light at the required minimum activation pressure. The affected vehicles include the Toyota FJ Cruiser, Land Cruiser, Tacoma, Sequoia and Tundra from the 2008 through 2011 model year.

Toyota Spices Up Tacoma with SEMA-Inspired TRD Packages


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As some of you may remember, Toyota showcased the Tacoma TX concept pickup truck fitted with various TRD (Toyota Racing Development) items at last year's SEMA Show. Now, the Japanese automaker is introducing two new packages inspired by the concept that are called the T|X and T|X Pro and are available on the Tacoma V6 Access Cab or V6 Double Cab on both 4x2 PreRunner and 4x4 models. And if you're wondering, the "T|X" stands for Tacoma Extreme.

Minor Upgrades for 2011 Toyota Tacoma, Priced from $16,365


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The Toyota Tacoma pickup truck is entering the new model year with additional features and a revised lineup. For the 2011MY, the Japanese automaker discontinued three manual transmission models and added five four-cylinder, four-speed automatic models including the Access Cab 4x2 PreRunner, Double Cab 4x2, Double Cab 4x2 PreRunner, Regular Cab 4x4, and Access Cab 4x4.

Added features for the 2011MY Tacoma include a newly designed grille on all Base, SR5, TRD Off-Road, TRD Sport and X-Runner models. Regular Cab models now come with standard air conditioning while the 4x2 versions also gain standard 15-inch steel wheels.