NEWS 2016 Tacoma Teaser

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  1. K2

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    So, we've finally gotten our first look at the 2016 Tacoma...
    although there really isn't much to see. Just from this glimpse of styling, do you think there will be a next generation X-Runner or something comparable?

    Personally, I have my doubts. I guess it's possible that this teaser could be showing the TRD/Off-Road package which is probably a good call since that will speak to the larger market. However with the underwhelming sales of the Gen1 X-Runner and the very niche market that it is targeted toward I feel the likelihood of a Gen2 X-Runner is remote - and that makes me very sad.

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  2. markgt531

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    itll be interesting to see what they come up with for the next x-runner (if ever) or something similar . DId they also discontinued the TX baja? ...if they fully stop the x production im still glad i have mines and would not want to get rid of it lol
     
  3. whippersnapper02

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    I'm guessing carryover drivetrain but we'll see.
     
  4. hrspwr236

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    The t/X and Baka were replaced by the TRD PRO, same components carried over with a few styling changes, although an Xrunner is unlikely to be redesigned, I think an update to the tacoma is in order, I will be looking for a 4x4 in the future!
     
  5. giox

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    me too..
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  6. Gadget

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    The updated Tacoma is going to take a lot of the styling clues from the 14+ Tundra in both interior and exterior.

    I hope they make the 4.6L V8 and option. There is a rumor of the small Cummings Diesel being offered as well.

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  7. Coupe

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    If they make a 4.6L V8 version, I might pony up the money for that.
     
  8. easts1d3

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    I will be attending the Detroit International Auto Show this year and plan on taking a lot of good quality pictures of the redesigned Tacoma. I'm really hoping they keep the X-Runner model, I'll be keeping an eye out for it there too.
     
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    It would be cool but I doubt it due to purchase price and MPG standards. Just up a LS2 in yours. :blurock:
     
  10. Coupe

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    If I go to the trouble to put in a LS, it will be a LS7.
     
  11. whippersnapper02

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    Right? Go big or go home...if you have the $$$ for it.
     
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    I think a more modern version of a V8 with direct injection would be more fuel efficent since the truck is almost the size of the tundra. I would like a V8 option, although cummings turbo diesel sounds good too. Only problem is recently alot of the cummings engine have had to get several ECU reflashes and replacement.
     
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    definitely not much to go on I hope they continue production of the xr it would be nice to see more of them around
     
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    Whatever they do, I just hope they keep its size manageable. The new Tundra is ginormous...it is utterly impractical in major metropolitan area (made worst by drivers that cannot manage a vehicle of that size). I think the 2005-2015 Tacoma is as big of a truck as I would be comfortable driving. Then again, I am old and think AW11 MR2 is a perfect size car.

    Anyway, DI V8 would be cool, but it would probably come with a slush-matic gearbox. I still want a good diesel option.
     
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    The Cummins diesel is true. They are trying to make it work, along with Nissan also. I hear about it every now and then since I work at the plant. I haven't heard much lately but they are trying for it.
     
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    if it comes with a turbo diesel i might just be sold on one
     
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    Here is a teaser of the front end. Still hoping for a XR version at some point in the future........
     

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    is the cummins diesel not the 5.0l one?
    thats the only one if heard of….its to big for the tacoma
     
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