2016 Toyota Tacoma

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Updated on: June 11, 2021

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Regarded as one of the most reliable and capable pickup trucks of the segment, the Toyota Tacoma has been a hot seller in the segment for a long time. Robust mechanicals, great engine options and a comfortable cabin, the Toyota Tacoma has it all. For the year 2016, the Tacoma features improvements to the interior, in terms of features and comfort. It also adds better powertrains, a better-tuned suspension and minor changes to the exterior. However, there have been no changes to the overall size and design of the Tacoma.

The Tacoma offers great value for in this midsize pick-up truck segment, with its powerful and refined V6 and excellent cargo-handling capcbilities. The 2016 Tacoma does everything right to indulge its existing customers, and at the same time attract newer clients in this midsize segment. The Tacoma boasts of a high resale value, top reliability and durability qualities and top safety scores.

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Pros

Ultimate Reliability.

Insane Off-road capability

Refined 3.5L V6 engine.

Class leading Towing capacity.

Cons

Interior plastic quality can be better.

Automatic gearbox seems sluggish and clumsy.

Lacks the up-scale interiors found in competitors.

What's New?

Changes on the 2016 Toyota Tacoma include updated styling, revised interiors, added safety features and other mechanical and structural imrovements


2016 Toyota Tacoma Consumer Reviews and Ratings

7.9

based on 89 ratings


8.0/10 Features
7.9/10 Interiors
8.2/10 Design
8.0/10 Safety
8.2/10 Reliability
8.0/10 Deal Value

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Clyde

2016 Toyota Tacoma

SR 4dr Access Cab 6.1 ft. SB 4WD (2.7L 4cyl 6A)

8

User Overall Rating

Posted On: June 11, 2021

Happy with truck, but disappointed with services

Pros - Great for light towing, easy going on countryside or rough terrains even during rains, sufficient bed and cabin space

Cons - Telescoping wheel lacks full comfort range(but it does not discomfort although), low seating impedes front view a lot, back seats better to be only folded down and used for storing.

Great for light towing and light off-roading I usually tow my Arctic cat prowler which roughly weighs 1400 pounds and Tacoma does that very efficiently. 4WD works great off the road in coutrysides or slightly rough terrains, even during rains. I do not go for hardcore off-roading. I offer gardening services too, and all the equiments easily fit in the bed and cabin. But the problem arose when I got a recall notice about rear differential leak for which I took my Tacoma to the dealer. The dealer had my Tacoma almost for a month while I paid off the $405 monthly installment for the same month without any use. Called in Toyota customer care and they said if I have opted for Toyota financing deals, the monthly payment will be reimbursed and the same will be mailed to me. No mail, nothing, and it's been four months since. They never answer me back, although on a call later, they said one last payment will not be deducted, but have provided me with no such official statement yet through mail or written notice. Long story so copy pasted it from my main review - I got a recall notice about rear differential leak for which I took my Tacoma to the dealer. The dealer had my Tacoma almost for a month while I paid off the $405 monthly installment for the same month without any use. Called in Toyota customer care and they said if I have opted for Toyota financing deals, the monthly payment will be reimbursed and the same will be mailed to me. No mail, nothing, and it's been four months since. They never answer me back, although on a call later, they said one last payment will not be deducted, but have provided me with no such official statement yet through mail or written notice.

7/10
Features
7/10
Interior
7/10
Design
7/10
Safety
5/10
Reliability
8/10
Deal Value
2/10
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Peggy

2016 Toyota Tacoma

SR5 4dr Access Cab 6.1 ft. SB (2.7L 4cyl 6A)

9

User Overall Rating

Posted On: May 12, 2021

Good in all conditions

Pros - Power, handling, towing

Cons - Interior design, plastic quality is not good, controls are hard to get used to

Does what it’s supposed to It has been a treat driving it. It has enough power to keep you entertained and for towing but uses less fuel. There is a little lag between when you press the accelerator and you get a response out of it. Very exciting and friendly just love the customer service

9/10
Features
9/10
Interior
8/10
Design
8/10
Safety
9/10
Reliability
8/10
Deal Value
10/10
Dealer Review

MH

Mary S. Hargett

2016 Toyota Tacoma

SR 4dr Access Cab 6.1 ft. SB 4WD (2.7L 4cyl 6A)

7

User Overall Rating

Posted On: April 18, 2021

The economical truck.

Pros - Commendable off-road capability, nice and livable cabin, eay to use features

Cons - The dashboard design seems a bit off, front pillar at times causes blind spots

When you need a truck to do more than just carrying around dtuff. If you are someone that clocks hundreds miles in a week with your truck, then the Tacoma wuld be an economical choise for you. The 4-pot in this thing returns great gas mileage even if you are carrying around a considerable payload. She returns me around 20 mpg consistantly, which I think is a pretty good number. In reality the Tacoma could do anything you throw at it. We even do our weekly shopping with this thing. The cabin is pretty big and has lots of room. I felt the ride and handling balance was just right for a truck and felt perfectly fine for usage on cities and highways. Tom was of great help and was the main reason that our time at Lithia went rather effortless.

6/10
Features
7/10
Interior
8/10
Design
6/10
Safety
9/10
Reliability
8/10
Deal Value
8/10
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Features

vehicle bio

base price

$23660

bodystyle

4dr Access Cab

passenger capacity

4

top speed

115 mph

drivetrain

rear wheel drive

engine type

displacement

164 cu.in.

horsepower

159 hp @ 5200 rpm

torque

180 lb.-ft. @ 3800 rpm

transmission

6-speed automatic

chassis

suspension front

Independent front double wishbone suspension w/anti-roll bar

suspension rear

Rigid axle rear leaf suspension

dimensions

wheelbase

127.4 in.

length

212.3 in.

width

74.4 in.

height

70.6 in.

curb weight

3980 lbs.

ground clearance

9.4 in.

capacity

passenger volume

56.1 cu ft.

cargo volume

89.7 cu ft.

towing capacity

3500 lbs.

payload capacity

1620 lbs.

performance

zero to 60 mph

7 sec.

standing 1/4-mile

15.5 sec.

fuel economy

city/combined/highway

19/21/23 mpg

highway range

452.4 mi.

warranty

basic warranty

3 yr./ 36000 mi.

drivetrain warranty

5 yr./ 60000 mi.

powertrain warranty

5 yr./ 60,000 mi.

corrosion warranty

5 yr./ unlimited mi.

roadside assistance

Yes


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Trims

SR $23,660 onwards

159 hp @ 5200 rpm | 2.7 L | Inline 4 | Regular unleaded

  • 1st Row LCD monitor
  • AM/FM Stereo, Seek-Scan Radio

SR5 $25,745 onwards

159 hp @ 5200 rpm | 2.7L | Inline 4 | Regular unleaded

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Colors and Styles

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Ratings

Pricing And Features

8.0

Engine And Performance

8.1

Fuel Economy

5.0

Interior

7.7

Exterior

7.0

Safety

8.1

Competition

8.4

7.0

OVERALL RATING

Expert Review, Pricing Analysis and Buying Guide

7.0

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The 2016 Toyota Tacoma Access Cab is Toyota's pickup truck offering for the United States and continues the good reputation created by all the previous generation models of the Tacoma. Much like the 2020 Toyota Tacoma, the 2016 model continues to be rugged and offers great durability along with unmatched reliability, low cost of ownership, and great resale value which are the typical things that the customers would expect from a pickup truck. Running its third generation, the Toyota Tacoma is all redesigned for 2016.

Even with its redesigned dated looks, the 2016 Toyota Tacoma, gives a tough competition to its competitors such as the 2016 Chevrolet Colorado, the 2016 Nissan Frontier, the 2016 GMC Canyon and many others. The GMC as well as the Chevrolet are more comfortable, have more powerful engines although they aren't as capable as the Tacoma in terms of off-roading. Let’s take a look at how the 2016 Tacoma fares against its competition.


8.0/10
Pricing and Features

8.1/10
Engine and Performance

5.0/10
Fuel Economy

7.7/10
Interior

7.0/10
Exterior

8.1/10
Safety

8.4/10
Competition


2016 Toyota Tacoma Pricing and Features

8.0/10

The 2016 Toyota Tacoma is offered in five trims and plenty of configurations with extended and double cab designs. The base SR trim starts at $23,660 with plenty of features as standard. Next is the SR5 trim which ranges from $25,745 to $28,820 depending on the configuration. The TRD Sport ranges from $30,025 to $34,700 above that is the TRD Off-Road which ranges from $31,125 to $34,700. Top of the range sits the Limited trim which starts at $35,105 and can reach upto $38,180 depending on the options and configurations.

Trims

SR

SR5

TRD Sport

TRD Off-Road

Limited

MSRP

$23,660 - $25,185

$25,745 - $28,820

$30,025 - $34,700

$31,125 - $34,700

$35,105 - $38,180

Key Features

16-inch steel wheels

Fog Lights

LED daytime running lights

Rugged body trim (without the TRD Sport's hood scoop)

Comes exclusively as a Double Cab

 

Cargo bed rail system with fixed and adjustable tie-downs

Chrome exterior accents

Unique exterior trim (including a hood scoop)

Special 16-inch alloy wheels

18-inch alloy wheels

 

Sliding rear window

Variable intermittent wipers

17-inch alloy wheels

Bilstein shock absorbers

Unique exterior and interior trim

 

Full power accessories (windows, locks and mirrors)

Rear privacy glass

Sport-tuned shock absorbers

Chin-spoiler delete (to improve the truck's off-road ability)

Leather upholstery

 

Air-conditioning

Color trip computer

Bed-mounted 120-volt power outlet

Electronic locking rear differential

Contents of TRD

 

Tilt-and-telescoping steering wheel with audio controls

Leather-wrapped steering wheel with phone and audio controls

Keyless entry and ignition (automatic transmission only)

Crawl Control system (essentially cruise control for off-road maneuvers between 1 and 5 mph)

Optional Premium and Technology package (including the JBL stereo)

 

GoPro windshield mount

Satellite radio and the Scout GPS Link navigation app

Wireless phone charger

Options mirror those of the TRD Sport

 
 

Rearview camera

 

Leather-trimmed shift lever    
 

Bluetooth phone and audio connectivity

 

Special upholstery (shared with the TRD Off-Road)    
 

Voice controls

 

Auto-dimming rearview mirror    
 

6.1-inch touchscreen interface

 

SR5's optional upgraded infotainment bundle    
 

Six-speaker audio system with a CD player

       
 

USB port and an auxiliary audio jack

       

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The SR5 trim is the one to go for as it is reasonably priced and provides ample features that are good enough whether one uses the Tacoma as a work truck or a daily driver or both. Although the SR5 is not as capable off-road as the TRD Off-Road is but still provides greater off road capabilities than most of its competitors which lands the SR5 at the sweet spot.


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2016 Toyota Tacoma Engine and Performance

8.1/10

The base 2.7 L inline-4 engine makes 159 horsepower along with 180 foot pounds of torque through a six-speed automatic gearbox. The optional 3.5L V6 engine makes 278 horsepower along with 265 pounds foot of torque through either a 6 speed manual or a 6 speed automatic transmission. The car is available as a rear-wheel drive variant as well as a four-wheel drive variant.

Models

Toyota Tacoma

Chevrolet Colorado

GMC Canyon

Nissan Frontier

MSRP

$23,660

$20,055

$20,940

$18,290

Engine

2.7L Inline-4

2.5L Inline-4

2.5L Inline-4

2.5L Inline-4

Transmission

6-speed automatic

6-speed manual

6-speed manual

5-speed manual

Power

159 hp @ 5200 rpm

200 hp @ 6300 rpm

200 hp @ 6300 rpm

152 hp @ 5200 rpm

Torque 

180 ft-lbs @ 3800 rpm

191 ft-lbs @ 4400 rpm

191 ft-lbs @ 4400 rpm

171 ft-lbs @ 4400 rpm

In terms of power and torque, its the GMC and the Chevy that offer the most among the four cars. Their engines, are smaller than the Tacoma's. Infact, all the rivals have smaller engines compared to the Tacoma's. However, the Tacoma is at an advantage with its peak power and torque kicking in early in the rpm range compared to others. At the same time, its worth pointing out that the Tacoma is the most expensive among these four cars, and some might say its the most expensive in the entire segment. 

Acceleration

The Toyota engine is pretty quick off the blocks, taking about 7.3 seconds to reach 60 mph. The quarter mile figures are in congruence too, clocking at 15.2 seconds. The V6 found in the upper trim levles is impressive: it clocked the 0-60 mph in under 7 seconds, at 6.8 seconds.

Models

Toyota Tacoma

Chevrolet Colorado

GMC Canyon

Nissan Frontier

0-60 MPH

7.3 sec

9.2 sec

9.2 sec

8.0 sec

Quarter mile

15.2 sec

16.9 sec

16.9 sec

15.8 sec

Top Speed

116 mph

119 mph

115 mph

120 mph

Emission Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year

8.1

8.4

8.4

8.1

Although performance numbers crunched by the pickup trucks are not their best forte, its always nice to know how fast they can go if ever needed. The Tacoma does this job very well, with 7.3 seconds coming out on top. It is followed by the Nissan at number two, with a time of 8 seconds. The GMC Canyon and the Chevroelt Colorado are the slowest, taking 9.2 seconds to sprint from 0-60 mph. The Chevy records the highest top speed among these four, at 119 mph.

Braking

The Tacoma has a decent set of Brakes that allows it to come down to a halt from the 60mph mark pretty easily. From the perspective of the driver however, the brake pedal feels a bit touchy and the bite from the brakes may be a bit ambivalent for most people. These aren’t however unsettling while riding in the city doing City speeds.

Models

Toyota Tacoma

Chevrolet Colorado

GMC Canyon

Nissan Frontier

Front brake (in.)

10.8

12.2

12.2

11.1

Rear brake (in.)

10.0

12.8

12.8

11.3

60-0 (ft.)

147.7

140.3

149

140.1

The Low Weight of the Tacoma adds to its braking effectiveness. Still the bigger brakes of the Colorado helps it stop in the least distance when compared with the competition. However, from a driver’s perspective, the Tacoma’s brake pedal feels a bit touchy at minor inputs which becomes unsettling during traffic.

Ride and Handling

The 2016 Tacoma's engine is very refined and smooth, when compared to earlier years. Couple this with the decent and efficient handling on the Toyota Tacoma, and you will not have much to complain about. Steering inputs are good, but they lack precision. Considering what the Tacoma is going to do, it works well for the off-roading and the hauling jobs. The suspension is well setup for the same, on point and efficient in those terrains. However, its road handling dynamics are not on par, and the rivals offer better control.

The Tacoma has noticable body-roll in the turns, but its nothing too much.  Also the ride quality is lacking but not uncomfortable at all. The cabin is well insulated from all the outside noises, maintaining a more calm and thorough ride over many surfaces. 

Towing and Payload Capacity

The Tacoma is one of the best bet here with a decent 3500 lbs of towing capacity. In terms of payload capacity, the Class defining Tacoma does well in all significant parameters, being the best here too, while the Colorado and the GMC have a close tussle for the second spot. The Nissan is a little far off at fourth here though.

Model

Toyota Tacoma

Nissan Frontier

Chevrolet Colorado

GMC Canyon

Towing capacity (lbs)

3500

3760

3590

3500

Payload capacity (lbs)

1620

930

1382

1424

The Nissan is the best here with about 3760 lbs of towing capacity, while the GMC is at par with the Toyota. The figures for the Chevrolet are more than on the GMC by a small amount, which iis unusual considering it shares a lot with the GMC. The towing capacity on the Colorado stands at 3590 lbs . The V6 powered Toyota Tacoma can tow up to 6800 pounds.


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2016 Toyota Tacoma Fuel Economy

5.0/10

The base 2.7 L engine is more efficient than the V6 trim and is rated at 21 mpg (combined) by the EPA. The 3.5 L V6 is rated at 20 mpg (combined). The four wheel drive versions lose 1 mpg with the automatic while with the manual it is further reduced by 1 mpg. The fuel tank capacity on the Tacoma stands at 21.1 gallons.

Models

Toyota Tacoma

Chevrolet Colorado

GMC Canyon

Nissan Frontier

MPG (city)

19

19

19

19

MPG (hwy)

23

26

26

23

MPG (combined)

21

22

22

21

Fuel tank capacity (gal.)

21.1

21.0

21.0

21.1

Among the rivals, all of them offer the same city mileage of 19 mpg. The Nissan Frontier offers the same highway and combined mileage as the Tacoma, at 23 mpg and 21 mpg respectively. The same goes for the GMC and Chevrolet twins, who offer a highway mileage of 26 mpg and a combined mileage of 22 mpg. This is slightly higher than the Tacoma's. The same story can be said for the fuel capacities as well. In terms of range, the GMC and the Chevrolet offer a better range at 462 miles combined.


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2016 Toyota Tacoma Interior

7.7/10

The 2016 Toyota Tacoma's cabin seems basic when compared to its competitors. The changes to the interior are pleasing and more purposeful. As a result, the materials used are not very premium, but they are good enough. The build qauality is sturdy, and overall the interiors are clean and neatly done. The switchgear on the inside does not feel cheap, and the controls are very easy to use and understand as well. This modernisation with a sense of usability gives the Tacoma a very polished and superior interior.

The cabin is spacious except it lacks head room. In terms of comfort the seats are sub-par when compared to its rivals like the ones on the Colorado. Even though its all new, the whole layout and visual bit seems mundane as compared to the likes of what Chevrolet or GMC offers in their trucks.

Models

Toyota Tacoma

Chevrolet Colorado

GMC Canyon

Nissan Frontier

Passenger capacity

4

4

4

4

Front (head/shoulder/leg) (in.)

39.7/58.3/42.9

41.4/57.5/45.0

41.4/57.5/45.0

39.7/58.3/42.4

Cargo Capacity (cu.ft.)

33.5

49.90

49.90

33.5


The rear seats are better and much more comfortable. However, passengers over 6 feet are going to have a hard time. The Head room is fine for a normal sized adult, while the knee room is more than adequate. The Cargo box capacity is 33.5 cubic feet which is less than some of its competitors but should be enough for light-duty needs. Some of the interior features on the Tacoma are:

  • 4 -way manual driver seat adjustments
  • 4 -way manual passenger seat adjustment
  • Bucket front seats
  • Driver seat with manual adjustable lumbar support
  • Split-folding rear seatback
  • 2 one-touch power windows
  • Hands-free entry
  • Heated mirrors
  • Clock
  • Compass
  • External temperature display
  • Tachometer

Infotainment System

The Tacoma still plays home to its previous year’s system, which means newer necessities like Apple CarPlay and Android Auto have not yet made their way in. Tacoma has only one USB port and a 12-volt outlet in the cabin, where other competitors offer at least two. Some other standard and optional infotainment related features include:

  • AUX Input
  • Bluetooth Audio
  • Bluetooth Phone
  • Navigation (Optional)
  • Real-Time Traffic (Optional)
  • Real-Time Weather (Optional)
  • USB ports

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2016 Toyota Tacoma Exterior

7.0/10

The exterior is a lot rugged and macho as compared to its competitors. The boxy shape and the aggressive design language helps to add some charm and poise. The slight revisions on the truck are seen all over the body. In the front, the hoodline has been lifted, and the hex styled grille seems to be borrowed from the Toyota Tundra. The anglse headlamps sit well in this layout. On the sides, there is no change, and we see the resemblance to the earlier Tacomas as well. The rear now showcases better wheelwell lips and has the word Tacoma stamped. Otherwise, the look is very traditional and simple.

The Tacoma is the second most heaviest car in this comparison, right behind the Nissan. It has a length of 212.3 inches, with a wide body measuring 74.4 inches and a tall height of 70.6 inches. It sits the farthest from the ground as well, at 9.4 inches. The Tacoma has the second longest wheelbase as well.

Models

Toyota Tacoma

Chevrolet Colorado

GMC Canyon

Nissan Frontier

Curb Weight (lbs.)

3980

3960

3920

4690

Length (in.)

212.3

212.7

212.4

205.5

Width (in.)

74.4

74.3

74.3

72.8

Height (in.)

70.6

70.4

70.4

68.7

Ground clearance (in.)

9.4

8.4

8.4

7.6

Wheelbase (in)

127.4

128.3

128.3

125.9

Among the rivals, the Nissan is the heaviest car, weighing in at 4690 lbs. It does not have much length as well, and in fact is the most compact car in terms of proportions here. The smallest wheelbase also sits on the Frontier. Apart from the Nissan, The GMC Canyon and the Chevrolet Colorado are evenly matched and have no difference in terms of dimensions. There are minor upgrades to 2016 Toyota Tacoma’s appearance, which differ in different trims. The SR and SR5 grille is slightly remodeled. The TRD Sport and TRD Off-Road get a darker mesh, to further add to its bold and mean front fascia. Some of the exterior features include:

  • Damped tailgate
  • 120V AC power outlet
  • LED box lighting
  • Adjustable tie-down cleats
  • A fully integrated bed liner.

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2016 Toyota Tacoma Safety

8.1/10

Toyota Tacoma gets decent scores in crash tests conducted by the NHTSA and IIHS, where it scored 4-stars and a "Good" rating respectively. The more enhancced structure now guarantees the structural integrity on the Tacoma, unlike its predecessors. Features on the Tacoma include anti-lock brakes, traction control, stability control and 8-airbags as standard. The off-road manual transmission trims get a different A-TRAC traction control system. Some of the other safety features are:

  • Roof-mounted curtain supplemental air bags for side-impact with rollover sensor
  • Vehicle Dynamic Control (VDC) with Traction Control System
  • Active Brake Limited Slip (ABLS)
  • 3-point ALR/ELR passenger seat belt (ELR for driver)
  • Front-seat Active Head Restraints
  • Front seat belts with pretensioners and load limiters
  • LATCH System (Lower Anchors and Tethers for CHildren)
  • Zone Body construction with front and rear crumple zones
  • Hood buckling creases and energy-absorbing steering column

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2016 Toyota Tacoma Competition

8.4/10

Toyota Tacoma vs. Nissan Frontier

The Tacoma is a more off road capable truck while the Frontier offers more practicality and versatility overall. The Frontier is for those who only need a truck to serve its utilitarian purpose while the Tacoma will beg you to take it off road on harsh terrains. However, the Tacoma comes into its own when the physicality comes into the picture, with the ground clearance, towing and payload capacity making it a clear winner.

2016 Nissan Frontier

The Frontier needs a major upgrade soon, but for now the only benefit over the Tacoma is in terms of cost. Both the cars share the same safety rating as well. The Tacoma is much ahead in terms of reliability as well.

Toyota Tacoma vs. Chevrolet Colorado

The Tacoma is famous for its off-road capabilities and its unshakable reliability it offers but it lacks the nice interior of the Colorado. With less mileage and towing capacity, it seems difficult to prefer the Toyota over the Chevy for day to day purposes. However, if you live in the countryside or the outskirts Toyota's Tacoma offers great reliability and off-road capability.

2016 Chevrolet Colorado

The integrity and durability offered on the Tacoma is better than the Colorado's. However, both of them have the same safety ratings at 4-stars. The Tacoma is much expensive compared to the Colorado, and is more reliable as well.

Toyota Tacoma vs. GMC Canyon

The GMC Canyon is built on the Chevrolet platform and thus has a lot of things similar to the Colorado. However, it does get a marginally better dimension and acceleration, rest all remains the same. The GMC Canyon is available in two engine options, the 200 hp V6 is enough apt for daily chores but the 308 hp V8 is well suited for the power hungry folks.

2016 GMC Canyon

The Colorado and Canyon are essentially the same as they share the same chassis, powertrain, tech features, towing and hauling capacities. Again the Tacoma scores on all the important aspects of the pickup and wins this battle.

2016 Toyota Tacoma Final Verdict

Being a midsize pickup, the Tacoma provides an off road worthy vehicle that serves as a work truck whenever. It however, does not sacrificing the daily drivability and urban maneuverability. As compared to the competition, it lacks the practicality of the Frontier or the Colorado. Its pricing also is not reasonable. But where the way gets rough, the Tacoma makes it easy. Overall, the Tacoma provides a versatile enough package which will surely impress anyone who prefers it.

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Top User Reviews

8

User Overall Rating

Happy with truck, but disappointed with services

Great for light towing and light off-roading

by Clyde

9

User Overall Rating

Good in all conditions

Does what it’s supposed to

by Peggy

7

User Overall Rating

The economical truck.

When you need a truck to do more than just carrying around dtuff.

by Mary S. Hargett

8

User Overall Rating

Built like a gun!

A well built truck with real capability.

by Joseph M. Butler

4

User Overall Rating

Performed far below expectation!

Wrong choise.

by Donna

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