How Does the Toyota Tacoma Stack Up Against Competitors in Bristol, TN?

If you're in the market for a midsize pickup truck that can do it all, look no further than the Toyota Tacoma at our Bristol, TN dealership!

Whatever you're after, chances are you'll find that and more in the Toyota Tacoma. Fully resigned for 2016, the Tacoma outperforms competitors with its workman-like power, superb off-road capability and an upscale cabin that's brimming with tech features. All totaled, the Toyota Tacoma proves to be a vastly superior midsize pickup truck when compared to the likes of the Chevrolet Colorado, Honda Ridgeline and Nissan Frontier!

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In terms of power and performance, the Toyota Tacoma is unmatched by any other truck in its class. The Tacoma is available with a 3.5-liter V6 engine that creates 278 horsepower and 265 pound-feet of torque. When so equipped, the Tacoma provides up to 6, 800 pounds of towing capacity with standard trailer sway control that makes it easier to haul serious weight. That's why the Tacoma is the perfect midsize pickup truck for manhandling heavy workloads, towing a boat or anything in-between!


The Tacoma also has you covered if you love to chase off-road adventure. The Tacoma TRD Off-Road is equipped with four-wheel drive, crawl control, Bilstein shocks, skid and terrain select as standard features. That way, the Tacoma displays effortless handling and control when conquering off-road terrain. No other midsize pickup truck comes close to matching the Tacoma's off-road ability!


Rugged to the core, the Toyota Tacoma also assures that you arrive to your destination in safety, comfort and style. The Tacoma is available provides seating for up to five adults to go along with an impressive amount of cargo space. You'll also have access to features like a removable tailgate, back-seat storage compartments and fixed tied-down cleats that provide added convenience. You won't find many of these options in nearly all of the Tacoma's competitors!


Lastly, the Tacoma is also equipped with a generous array of intuitive tech features. In fact, the Tacoma is available with a class-exclusive wireless smartphone charging pad. Additional features include a JBL sound system, Siri Eyes Free for iPhone users and blind spot monitoring to name just a few!


As with every Toyota, the Tacoma is engineered to withstand countless miles of travelling between jobsites, carpooling and everything in-between. For that reason, the Tacoma was named "Best Resale Value" in its class by Kelley Blue Book. If you're after value and dependability, then the Tacoma is the midsize truck for you!

Toyota Tacoma vs. Honda Ridgeline

  • Tacoma has a lower starting price than the Ridgeline ($24, 320 vs. $29, 475).
  • Tacoma provides up to 6, 800 pounds of towing capacity compared to just 5,000 in the Ridgeline.
  • Tacoma TRD Pro features four-wheel drive, Bilstein shocks and an electronic locking rear differential. The Ridgeline isn't offered in an off-road package.

Toyota Tacoma vs. Chevrolet Colorado

  • Tacoma is equipped with trailer sway control as a standard feature while it's unavailable in the Colorado
  • Tacoma is available with blind spot monitoring, rear parking sensors and a wireless smartphone charging pad. Similar features aren't available in the Colorado.
  • Top-of-the-line Tacoma Limited comes standard with an LCD instrument panel, leather-trimmed seating, power moonroof and keyless entry. These features aren't standard in a comparable Colorado model.

Toyota Tacoma vs. Nissan Froniter

  • Tacoma has a lower starting price than the Frontier ($24, 320 s. $27, 650).
  • Tacoma provides better fuel economy ratings than the Frontier (23/19 mpg hwy/city vs. 21/15).
  • Enjoy greater towing capacity and max payload in the Tacoma when compared to Frontier.
  • As you can see, the Toyota Tacoma is the complete package for drivers from Kingsport and Johnson City to Abingdon and Marion, VA. Keep reading below as we highlight benefits of driving the Toyota Tacoma over many of its competitors. Then, simply visit our Toyota dealership in Bristol, TN to take the Tacoma out for a spin today!