What are the off-road capabilities of the 2019 Toyota Tacoma?

By Product Expert | Posted in Toyota Tacoma on Monday, February 25th, 2019 at 11:46 am
2019 Toyota Tacoma atop a rocky peak in a mountain range.

2019 Toyota Tacoma Off-Road Specs

The Toyota Tacoma has long been one of the best off-roaders in the compact pickup segment, and the 2019 model adds even more adventure features to its wheelhouse. The specially optimized TRD trims come particularly well-equipped, with payload and tow capacities likewise excellent. If you’re a fan of off-roading, the 2019 Tacoma is the compact pickup for you. What are some of the specific off-road features this vehicle offers for the adventure-prone?

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2019 Toyota Tacoma Off-Road Features

With 9.4 inches of ground clearance, a bevy of adventure-oriented gear, and one of the highest payload capacities in the class, the 2019 Toyota Tacoma is perfect for exploring the farthest reaches of the great outdoors. This capability is upped further by the near-excessively durable high-strength steel construction, a material that’s both stronger and lighter than conventional steel.

A variety of next-level off-road technology features buff out properly equipped trims. The 2019 Tacoma’s Crawl Control system automatically modulates throttle and brakes through five unique settings. An electronically locking rear differential provides additional grip in low-traction conditions. The Multi-Terrain Select system boasts five modes that automatically adjust engine throttle and traction control, helping to regulate wheelspin and improve traction.

Hill Start Assist Control will get you safely up steep inclines by cutting down on the amount of backwards-rolling a vehicle is wont to do in those precarious moments when you move your foot from the brake to the gas pedal. Bilstein Shocks soak up the rough terrain of off-roading with expertly optimized tuning.

The 2019 Tacoma also offers a built-in GoPro camera mount for recording off-road adventures; it’s the only truck to do so.

2019 Toyota Tacoma parked in a desert beside a tent.

What special features are on the 2019 Tacoma TRD Pro?

The 2019 Tacoma TRD Pro adds even more off-road optimized features. These include a desert air intake, protective skid plate, special heritage-honoring grille, cat-back exhaust, aluminum housed LED fog lights, and adventure-tuned Internal Bypass shocks.

What is the towing and hauling capacity of the 2019 Toyota Tacoma?

The 2019 Tacoma’s available 3.5-liter V6 engine produces 278 horsepower and 265 pound-feet of torque. When properly equipped, it can haul up to 1,620 pounds and tow up to 6,800 pounds. This is better than most rivals. It also boasts Trailer-Sway Control, a feature that ingeniously provides brake pressure to individual wheels and adjusts engine torque to maintain control of a trailer if wind or a shifting load causes it to sway.

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