Tag: TRD Sport

By on August 1, 2018

Image: Steph Willems/TTAC

Spend a little time in the gentrified corners of your fair city, and in between all the Audi Q5s and Subaru Outbacks jockeying for spots outside the artisan cupcake shoppe, you’ll spy a right-sized pickup that doesn’t conjure up images of dreaded rural riff-raff. It’s the model that can’t help but post sales increases with each passing month, and it doesn’t come in an opulent western/ranch-themed trim.

Now, aside from a low-range uphill excursion in an old college buddy’s extended cab 4×4 in Nova Scotia, my impression of the Toyota Tacoma was — perhaps unfairly — that it, like the protagonist in the Glenn Frey song, was something that belonged to the city. It’s hard not to notice its popularity with the type of urbanite who probably jogs, but only on weekends. And only with a female companion.

With these shallow stereotypes in mind, I accepted the keys to what seemed to be the most urban-friendly Tacoma in existence: the 4×4 Double Cab V6 TRD Sport model. What would I become after a week behind the wheel? (Read More…)

Recent Comments

  • indi500fan: I see Tellurides and Palisades all over the place here in Indiana. That platform is a winner for sure.
  • mcs: “VW wants to keep premium nameplates. That presumably includes Audi, Bentley, Bugatti, and...
  • 28-Cars-Later: “Volkswagen has reduced production output for 2021 on the grounds that the supply chains are an...
  • Undead Zed: I still think these sporty crossovers with low roofs and tight suspension are a silly endeavor. And at...
  • 28-Cars-Later: Seems to be a backwards PLC.

New Car Research

Get a Free Dealer Quote

Who We Are

  • Adam Tonge
  • Bozi Tatarevic
  • Corey Lewis
  • Mark Baruth
  • Ronnie Schreiber