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How many engines are available on the 2017 Toyota Tacoma?

2017 Toyota Tacoma engine performance and drivetrain features

The rugged, wooded areas that surround the Bay Area are highly conducive for off-roading, rock climbing and other fun outdoor activities, all of which are amplified with the right vehicle by your side. We know how important it is to let loose from time to time, and in that regard, the 2017 Toyota Tacoma is the right pickup for your needs. Its light duty designation allows it to provide optimal levels of fun and durability, which is evident when you consider its engine performance and drivetrain features, as well as some other notable accents to its prowess on and off the pavement. Check out what the all-new Tacoma can do for you!

Engine options on the 2017 Toyota Tacoma

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2.7-liter Inline 4

The 2017 Tacoma brings an ultra-smooth four-cylinder to the table as its base engine, available on Access Cab trims. This engine can produce up to 159 horsepower and 180 lb-ft of torque, and it’s able to tow up to 3,500 pounds, making small trailers and boats no match for the capability.

Front view of 2017 Toyota Tacoma driving on dirt road with V6 engine shown

3.5-liter V6

If you need a bit more punch under the hood, look no further than the Tacoma’s 3.6-liter V6 option, standard on Double Cab models. This motor can churn out as many as 278 horsepower and 265 lb-ft of torque, and with available options it’s able to haul 6,800 pounds behind its stellar body!

2017 Toyota Tacoma transmission and drivetrain highlights

Smoothness and responsiveness on the road are primary factors in the Tacoma’s daily drive, as you’ll be treated to either a 6-speed automatic or manual transmission. Both of these help to unleash the full capability that the Tacoma brings to the table, and with available Hill Start Assist Control, Crawl Control and Multi-Terrain Select, the truck has no problems dominating any part of the Earth that you put it on.

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Test drive the 2017 Toyota Tacoma in Palo Alto CA

There’s really no limit to what the Tacoma is fully capable of, and if you’d like to unlock its strength for yourself, contact our sales team right here at Toyota Palo Alto today and schedule a test drive! We’re more than happy to get you behind the wheel and answer any questions you might have.