2019 Toyota Tacoma in grey side profile

How much power does the 2019 Tacoma offer?

The 2019 Toyota Tacoma offers a choice of two engine options and competitive performance figures in the midsize pickup truck class. Find detailed specs of the Tacoma’s capability below.

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2019 Toyota Tacoma Engine Options and Performance

Choice of Two Engines

The standard engine on base 2019 Toyota Tacoma models is a 2.7-liter DOHC four-cylinder rated at 159 horsepower and 180 pound-feet of torque. Depending on the options and configurations, drivers can choose to upgrade their Tacoma with a 3.5-liter V6 DOHC engine rated at a healthy 278 horsepower and 265 pound-feet of torque. While the standard engine should provide plenty of power for light-duty towing or hauling, the upgraded engine option will be beneficial to drivers interested in getting the most towing potential out of their Tacoma purchase.

Fuel Economy

Thanks to competitive fuel economy scores, drivers in the 2019 Toyota Tacoma won’t have to head to the pump quite as often as with some other pickup truck models. The 2019 Tacoma delivers 18 city miles and 22 highway miles per gallon. Keep in mind that depending on trim level, configuration, and driving habits, those fuel scores could change slightly.


The Tacoma lineup delivers a range of towing capacities depending on configuration, engine option, and weight. At the low end, drivers can expect the Tacoma to comfortably haul up to 3,500 pounds and at the high end drivers can expect the Tacoma to haul up to 6,800 pounds when properly equipped. Perfect for light duty hauling of trailers or small boats. Drivers interested in larger towing specs will need to move up to the full-size Toyota Tundra.

2019 Toyota Tacoma dashboard

2019 Toyota Tacoma truck bed with a Yeti cooler

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Are you ready to see what the 2019 Toyota Tacoma delivers from behind the wheel? Head to Fox Toyota in Clinton, TN to schedule a test drive of your favorite Tacoma configuration. Our team can help you narrow down your options at the lot or you can browse our available inventory from the comfort of home online.