The Toyota Tacoma has long been a staple in the midsize truck segment. Many folks have enjoyed their daily commutes to Northeast Philadelphia, PA behind the wheel of one of these pickups. It should be no surprise that many people come to our dealership looking to buy or lease a Tacoma when it is time for a new vehicle. At Sloane Toyota of Philadelphia, located at 1546 Cottman Avenue in Philadelphia, PA, we strive to have many of these Toyota trucks in stock for our customers to peruse. With the arrival of the 2022 model, many folks are wondering how it differs from the 2021 version. Our expert team is here to help you discover the differences.

Trim Levels

When it comes to trim levels, the 2022 Toyota Tacoma has mostly the same lineup as the previous year. The big difference is that the 2022 Toyota Tacoma will add a couple of extras to the Trail Edition special edition for this model year. Essentially, drivers can enjoy all the same trim levels as the 2021 version, but also get some new additions to consider on the Trail Edition package.

The Trail Edition has an updated suspension and wheels for the 2022 model year. This rugged version of the 2022 Tacoma gives drivers the chance to enjoy all-terrain tires, lockable bed storage, a suspension lift, and an electronically locking rear differential. The trim levels of the 2022 Toyota Tacoma include:

  • SR
  • SR5
  • TRD Sport
  • TRD Off-Road
  • Limited
  • TRD Pro

Performance

Driving a Toyota Tacoma means that you can explore the Trevose, PA area in an unprecedented way. Many have fallen in love with the Tacoma because of its impressive off-road capability. The 2022 version of the Tacoma is unchanged as to what it offers in off-road ability. Overall, it also features the same powertrain options like the 2021 version.

Under the hood, the 2022 Tacoma comes standard with a 2.7-liter four-cylinder engine that puts out 159 horsepower and 180 pound-feet of torque. You can also opt for the available 3.5-liter V6 engine that generates 278 horsepower and 265 pound-feet of torque. When it comes to transmissions, the standard transmission is a six-speed automatic, but the truck also comes available with a six-speed manual transmission.

Both the 2022 Tacoma and its 2021 predecessor can tow up to 6,800-pounds when properly equipped. They also both had a maximum payload of 1,440 pounds.

Technology

If you were a fan of the technology you received in the 2021 Toyota Tacoma, you will enjoy what the 2022 version has to offer. There are no changes in this new model year, but that just means that you can still enjoy the modern tech that this pickup has to offer.

It comes standard with Apple CarPlay® and Android Auto™, so you can keep in contact with everyone in Center City, PA while you are on all of your daily travels. There is also a standard 4G LTE Wi-Fi hotspot that can help your passengers stay connected on those long road trips you'll want to take in your new truck. Some of the available features that people enjoyed in the 2021 version of this truck return for the 2022 model year. A JBL® Premium Audio System, navigation, wireless charging pad, and a 360-degree Surround View Camera are just some of the available tech features that return for the newest version of this truck.

Safety

Those who value safety in their new vehicle will enjoy the 2022 Toyota Tacoma. Just like the 2021 version, the 2022 model comes standard with the Toyota Safety Sense™ P suite of safety features and driver-assist technologies. Some of the safety features that come in this package include:

  • Pre-Collision System with Pedestrian Detection
  • Lane Departure Alert
  • Dynamic Radar Cruise Control
  • Automatic High Beams

Like the 2021 version of this vehicle, the 2022 Toyota Tacoma also comes available with other intriguing safety features, like Blind Spot Monitor with Rear Cross Traffic Alert. There is also an Integrated Back-up Camera with Rear Parking Sonar that is here to provide you with peace of mind when have the truck in reverse.

Contact Sloane Toyota of Philadelphia

As your Langhorne, PA Toyota dealer, we are proud to be your resource for everything regarding the 2022 Toyota Tacoma. Visit the team at Sloane Toyota of Philadelphia, in Philadelphia, PA, or call us to schedule a test drive, so you can buy or lease your very own 2022 Toyota Tacoma today.

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