2024 Fourth Generation Toyota Tacoma Debuts – 326 HP/630 Nm 2.4L iForce Max Hybrid, TSS 3.0 ADAS

2024 Fourth Generation Toyota Tacoma Debuts – 326 HP/630 Nm 2.4L iForce Max Hybrid, TSS 3.0 ADAS

The fourth-generation Toyota Tacoma will debut in North America for the 2024 model year, now using the TNGA-F global truck platform for body-on-frame models like the Tundra and Sequoia. Two body styles will be offered at debut; a four-door Double Cab with a five-foot cargo bed and a two-door, two-seat XtraCab with rear cabin storage and a six-foot cargo bed.

The Tacoma uses high-strength steel with gasketing and laser welding to provide greater rigidity in its chassis compared to the previous generation model, while aluminum is used in the upper body parts to reduce weight. The crossmembers of the frame are reinforced for durability and roof-mounted load capacity.

2024 Toyota Tacoma PreRunner, XtraCab Two-Door Body

Here, the Tacoma roof has integrated mounting holes that make it easier to install roof rack rails on all variants, and a new front cross member adds rigidity and improves steering for better steering and handling, Toyota says. Additionally, the rear end of the Tacoma has an integrated high lift point.

A change to the Tacoma’s chassis configuration is the introduction of a coil-spring rear suspension on most trims, while a leaf-spring arrangement is still used on the SR, SR5, XtraCab, and TRD PreRunner trim levels. All variants get front and rear disc brakes, with TRD variants getting a larger front brake package, while i-Force Max engine-specified versions also get a larger rear brake package.

Two engines are offered with varying outputs, starting with the 2.4-litre turbocharged four-cylinder petrol engine that produces 228 PS and 329 Nm of torque in the base SR trim, while this engine produces 278 PS and 430 Nm of torque in all other trims. eight-speed automatic transmission versions. The six-speed manual versions get automatic rev control and the anti-lock brake is rated at 270bhp and 420Nm of torque.

At the head of the 2024 Tacoma’s powertrain is the i-Force Max hybrid powertrain, where a 2.4-liter turbocharged gasoline engine is paired with a 48-hp electric motor integrated into an eight-speed automatic transmission. Drawing from a 1.87kWh NiMH battery, it produces 326bhp and 630Nm of torque, nearly double the output of the outgoing V6 engine.

Rear-wheel-drive versions get an automatic limited-slip differential, while 4WD versions get an electronically controlled two-speed transmission with high and low range and active traction control.

The TRD PreRunner, TRD Off-Road, TRD Pro and Trailhunter get an electronically controlled LSD, while the Limited gets a full-time four-wheel drive system with a center locking differential on iForce Max-powered versions.

2024 Toyota Tacoma Trailhunter

The 2024 Tacoma’s Multi-Terrain Select feature operates in 4WD High and 4WD Low modes, where adjustable settings control wheel spin on a variety of loose surfaces. Crawl Control functions as a low-speed off-road cruise control where the vehicle maintains one of five selectable speeds, allowing the driver to focus on steering inputs.

For off-road capability, the fourth-generation Tacoma can now be equipped with a front anti-roll bar disconnect feature for right front axle articulation, a 10% increase over the previous model. It will also be compatible with Toyota-approved lift kits, the manufacturer says.

In TRD Pro trim without a tow package, the 2024 Tacoma has approach, break and departure angles of 33.8 degrees, 23.5 degrees and 25.7 degrees, and a maximum ground clearance of 279.4 mm.

The Tacoma TRD Pro’s suspension features TRD aluminum front upper control arms to reduce unsprung weight, and the shocks are Fox internal bypass manual model Quick Switch 3 units that offer three levels of compression damping adjustment.

For infotainment, up to a 14-inch touchscreen is available in the 2024 Tacoma, with support for Apple CarPlay and Android Auto; a Qi wireless charging pad, a USB-C data and charging port integrated into the side of the display, and two additional USB-C charging ports in the front row.

The driver’s instruments are provided by a 12.3-inch digital screen that offers four display styles on higher trim levels, while a seven-inch instrument cluster is specified on lower trim levels. A JBL premium 10-speaker audio system is available, including an externally connected subwoofer and a JBL Flex portable speaker.

This detachable, portable speaker can be docked in the dash for charging and servicing, and is a central speaker that offers up to six hours of mobile use, can be paired with other Toyota JBL Flex portable speakers, and can be submerged in up to three feet of water.

2024 Toyota Tacoma TRD Pro

All versions of the 2024 fourth-generation Tacoma come standard with Toyota Safety Sense 3.0, with features such as Pre-Collision System with Pedestrian Detection, Lane Departure Warning System with Steering Assist, Full-Speed ​​Dynamic Radar Cruise Control, Lane Keeping Assist, Road. sign assistant, automatic high beam and proactive driving assistant.

Colors for the 2024 Toyota Tacoma include Supersonic Red, Blue Crush Metallic, Underground, Wind Chill Pearl, Solar Octane, Celestial Silver Metallic, Black, Ice Cap, and Bronze Oxide, the 2024 model with TRD Pro’s exclusive color. was announced for the American market in the summer of 2018.

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