Review Toyota Tacoma TRD Pro 2021, Direct rival of Ford Ranger Raptor

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  1. trieuho

    trieuho New Member

    Recently, Ford Thailand has launched a high-performance version of the Ford Ranger 2021 , the Ford Ranger Raptor. We also introduced the Ford Ranger Raptor 2021 in a previous article.

    However, the beloved customers of Toyota pickup trucks are not "envious" when Toyota also has a counterpart to the high-performance pickup Ford Ranger, the Toyota Tacoma TRD Pro 2021 . Currently, this model is only sold in the US market with a reference price of $40,040, equivalent to VND 910 million (price does not include taxes). Reference: Genuine Toyota car price

    Toyota's 3 TRD Pro set recently introduced in Vietnam​
    In addition to Toyota Tacoma TRD Pro 2021 , Toyota US also introduced the 2021 version of two other models, Toyota Tundra and 4Runner . Introduced in 2014, TRD Pro is Toyota's high-end product line developed from a team specializing in developing racing cars, upgrading high-performance cars - Toyota Racing Development (TRD). In Vietnam, there is also a custom product from this team, Toyota Vios TRD Sportivo (See also: Price of Vios 2021 ). Set of 03 Toyota products: Tundra, 4Runner and Tacoma TRD Pro 2021 with many upgrades in both design and performance for superior off-road ability. There will be three exterior paint colors for these three high-performance versions: White (Super White), Black (Midnight Black Metallic) and TRD Blue (Voodoo Blue). We will have an introduction about these models soon.

    Toyota Tacoma TRD Pro 2021 has a strong shape with an overall size of 5392 x 1910 x 1795 mm, very superficial and impressive. The front of the car is sturdy, the hexagonal grille is painted with glossy, embossed, prominent front lights on both sides. Thin air cavity, connecting fog lights on both sides.


    The TRD Pro model owns a modern projector headlight cluster, integrated with LED daytime running lights and especially wide-angle fog lights, which is very useful when the car is running at night, on sharp turns, in poor conditions. dense fog and limited visibility.

    The outside door handles are painted with the same body color, creating more personality and youthfulness, similar to the rearview mirror, this equipment also supports electric adjustment, electric folding and integrated turn signals.


    This Toyota chassis has aggressive front and rear bumpers, combined with undercarriage protection metal plates, a very popular trend that is most prominent in Ford's SUVs, pickups and now " landing” on Toyota designs.

    Another interesting point of the Tacoma TRD Pro version lies in the 120V/400W power supply port right on the trunk, serving the owner's need for electricity when needed.


    In addition, the Tacoma TRD Pro 2021 pickup is also fitted with a spoiler with the same body color at the rear, a shark-fin antenna, making the car look stronger and sportier. The taillights are still in the form of columns, but the design is more beautiful and luxurious.​

    For Toyota cars imported completely from the US , owners can add the option of installing a panoramic sunroof, providing a luxurious and free space not inferior to a high-end sedan.

    Toyota TRD Pro 2021 is equipped with a leather-wrapped steering wheel, integrated audio control buttons and hands-free phone. Behind is a traditional analog clock cluster integrated with a 4.2-inch multi-information screen displaying sharp colors.


    The car is equipped with both a smart key as well as a push-button start feature. The rearview mirror in the car supports automatic adjustment of 2 day and night modes, integrated with a compass, making it easier for the driver to orient and focus when driving at night.

    Seats are upholstered in leather, heated, and the front seats are 4-way adjustable. The rear door of the car for electric adjustment is very convenient. The wipers are intermittent and do not yet support automatic sensors.


    The car's air-conditioning system automatically operates two separate heating zones for the front seats, integrated with an air filter to increase the air quality inside the passenger compartment.

    The entertainment system is one of the highlights of the Tacoma TRD Pro , including a 7-inch central infotainment screen, touch support, digital Radio, CD player, 6 speakers, AUX connection. /USB/ Bluetooth, voice recognition system, in addition Tacoma TRD Pro also installs a wireless Qi charger for supported smartphones.

    Version Toyota Tacoma TRD Pro equipped with engine block V6 powerful, with a capacity of up to 3.5 liters, incorporating VVT-iW on intake valves and VVT-i in the exhaust valve (similar to the design on the Lexus), production maximum capacity of 278 horsepower at 6000 rpm and 360 Nm at 4600 rpm.


    The Tacoma TRD Pro version has 2 options: a traditional 6-speed manual transmission and an automatic transmission with gearshift paddles to help the driver both simplify the process of using the vehicle while maintaining a sense of initiative. want.

    TRD Pro version owns the current popular part-time 2-wheel drive design, electronic bridge and automatic limited-slip differential, ensuring the car moves safely through different terrains and conditions. various complex weather conditions.


    The front suspension is similar to the pickup models : the front two wheels use double wishbones and the rear wheels are leaf springs, notably the car uses an additional stabilizer bar and shock absorber fork to increase stability when handling. off-road, tweaked exclusively for TRD Pro models to create a different driving experience.

    The Tacoma TRD Pro 2021 model is equipped with 16-inch wheels with 265/70R16 multi-terrain tires that are very seasoned, grip the road well and absorb road surface impulses, helping the driver confidently control the car while passengers enjoy the journey. smoother process. The car's ground clearance is up to 240 mm, making it easy for the car to cross rough roads.


    The automatic throttle feature also connects to the sensors at the front of the car to both maintain a stable speed as the driver wants, while maintaining a reasonable distance from the vehicle in front.

    With models from the US, in Vietnam there is a Toyota Camry imported from the US (not genuine), safety equipment is always very complete, Toyota Tacoma TRD Pro is not an exception. Vehicles equipped with disc brakes for the front wheels and drum brakes for the rear wheels, combined with an anti-lock braking system, electronic brake force distribution to electronic brake force support to enhance a safer braking feeling.


    The tire pressure monitoring system of the Tacoma TRD Pro 2021 is also slightly upgraded, helping to indicate the position of each tire that is not sufficiently inflated, but this does not bring significant benefits. The car also integrates both blind-spot monitoring and cross-traffic warning systems, reverse sensors.

    There are also body control systems, traction control, as well as safety warning features such as a pre-collision warning system, including pedestrian detection, abnormal lane departure warning. .


    This version of Tacoma is equipped with up to 7 airbags, 3-point seat belts for all seats in the car, integrated emergency belt tensioners, especially important in the event of a collision, combined with airbags to minimize.

    The vehicle's security system only features engine key encryption.

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  3. 24-7

    24-7 Well-Known Member

    If the Ranger had a 6-speed manual I may may consider it. Maybe
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  4. TacomaLance

    TacomaLance Well-Known Member

    I test drove a Ranger before I bought my Taco. Only one engine and one transmission, no choices. I like choices. I also like red. Not available for Ranger.
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