2022 Toyota Tacoma

2022 Toyota Tacoma at Stampede Toyota in Calgary, Alberta

When it comes to midsize pickup trucks, the Toyota Tacoma isn’t just one of the best options in the segment—it basically invented it. Featuring excellent power and utility, not to mention serious off-road prowess, the 2022 Toyota Tacoma is the perfect choice for those looking for pickup truck-capability without the massive size. A refined ride through-and-through, the 2022 Tacoma is a serious fan favourite that you can find yourself behind the wheel of. Simply read on to learn more with Calgary’s very own Stampede Toyota.

Design

Exterior

While it may be smaller than the full-size and heavy duty pickups populating the roads of Alberta, there’s nothing small about the look and design of the 2022 Toyota Tacoma. Strong, angular lines form the exterior of the Tacoma, heavily influenced by this Toyota truck’s off-road expertise. Choose one of the TRD Off Road models, and your Tacoma will come complete with an aggressive TRD Off Road body kit, 16” alloy wheels, and heavy-duty all terrain tires. Or, go with one of the TRD Sport models featuring a sport-tuned suspension and Hood Scoop. For even more dramatic styling you can opt for the Nightshade edition first found in 2021—decked out with unique black features found on the grille, mirror caps, door handles, tailgate inserts, wheel covers, and more—or simply have your TRD Pro model painted in the bold new Electric Lime paint job.

Interior 

Of course, the 2022 Toyota Tacoma is more than just good looks, starting with a reinforced, easy lower and lift tailgate providing access to either a 5- or 6-foot cargo bed. Inside, an 8-way power adjustable driver’s seat provides exceptional comfort and versatility whether it wears the premium fabric or available leather upholstery. Add in the power sliding rear window and moonroof, and the Tacoma provides an exceptionally luxurious feel—far beyond what you imagine in a pickup. Once again, an upgrade to the Tacoma Nightshade trim level has you enjoying supple black leather, a 7-speaker premium JBL Audio System, and more. No matter which version of the 2022 Toyota Tacoma you choose, you’ll enjoy the sleek looks and versatility of its smart design.

2022 Toyota Tacoma Dimensions

Dimensions: 4×4 Access Cab 6A 4×4 Double Cab 6A 4×4 Double Cab 6A SB
Length (mm/in) 5,393 / 212.3 5,729 / 225.5 5,393 / 212.3
Width (mm/in) 1,890 / 74.4 1,890 / 74.4 1,910 / 75.2
Height (mm/in) 1,794 / 70.6 1,794 / 70.6 1,794 / 70.6
Cargo Bed Length (mm/in) 1,872 / 73.7 1,872 / 73.7 1,537 / 60.5
Wheelbase (mm/in) 3,236 / 127.4 3,572 / 140.6 3,572 / 140.6
Gross Vehicle Weight (kg/lbs) 2,494.76 / 5,500 2,540 / 5,599.7 2,540 / 5,599.7
Dimensions: 4×4 Access Cab 6A 4×4 Double Cab 6A
Headroom (front) (mm/in) 1,009 / 39.7 1,009 / 39.7
Headroom (rear) (mm/in) 887 / 34.9 973 / 38.3
Shoulder Room (front) (mm/in) 1,481 / 58.3 1,481 / 58.3
Shoulder Room (rear) (mm/in) 1,435 / 56.5 1,496 / 58.9
Legroom (front) (mm/in) 1,090 / 42.9 1,090 / 42.9
Legroom (rear) (mm/in) 625 / 24.6 828 / 32.6
Cargo Bed Depth (mm/in) 485 / 19.1 485 / 19.1
Seating Capacity 4 5

Performance

Though it might be considered a midsize pickup, the 2022 Toyota Tacoma offers full size capability thanks to its 3.5-litre, Direct Injection V6 engine. Whether matched to the available 6-speed automatic or manual transmissions, the Tacoma produces a stellar 278 horsepower while still retaining the kind of economic fuel efficiency you expect from a Toyota. With over 1,100 lbs in max payload, and over 6,500 lbs in max towing capabilities, the 2022 Tacoma still has all the necessary power to hit the road with haul heavy loads without breaking a sweat. Throw in the double wishbone heavy duty suspension found on the Tacoma—complete with a stabilizer bar, multi-leaf springs, coil springs, and gas shock absorbers—and you’ll have no problem tackling both smooth pavement and off-road trails with ease.

Speaking of the off-road trails, the 2022 Toyota Tacoma TRD Off Road trims are all incredibly capable when you find yourself forging your own path. A one-touch 4WD system and Multi-terrain Select feature allow the Tacoma to handle all manner of road conditions at the push of a button, while the locking rear differential, transfer case skid plates, and Bilstein shock absorbers add serious control and protection from the elements. The Trail Edition and TRD Pro models get a lift for 2022, with both seeing a half-inch lift in the rear and a 1.1-inch and 1.5-inch lift up front, respectively, to allow for better approach, breakover, and departure angles. Add in further advanced off-road technology like Crawl Control, and the available Multi-Terrain View Monitor, ensuring you can easily navigate the rockiest Alberta roads.

Specifications: 4×4 Access Cab 6A 4×4 Double Cab 6M SB
Engine Direct Injection 3.5L DOHC V6 (with VVT-i) Direct Injection 3.5L DOHC V6 (with VVT-i)
Transmission 6-speed automatic 6-speed manual
Horsepower 278 278
Towing Capacity (kg/lbs) 2,950 / 6,504 2,900 / 6,393
Payload Capacity (kg/lbs) 520 / 1,146 430 / 948
Fuel Efficiency (city/highway/combined) (L/100 km) 13.0 / 10.5 / 11.9 13.8 / 11.7 / 12.9

Safety & Technology

From Crawl Control and automatic limited slip differential, to an available 8-inch touchscreen with Toyota Connected Services and both Apple CarPlay™ and Android Auto™ compatibility, the 2022 Toyota Tacoma offers plenty in the way of advanced safety and infotainment features—while options like Smart Key with Push Button Start and a wireless charging pad provide even more value. However, it’s Toyota Safety Sense™ P—found standard on all 2022 Tacoma models—that makes this midsize pickup really stand out from the crowd. Features like Lane Departure Alert and Pre-Collision System add serious safety, while Dynamic Radar Cruise Control (High Speed) adds a level of convenience and ease to the 2022 Tacoma that competitors just can’t keep up with.

Toyota Tacoma Model Changes

With a hearty, third generation refresh in 2020, Toyota’s engineers and designers have been working on the small details of the Tacoma, slowly and methodically, similar to how you’d drive your Tacoma over the rockiest terrains. The 2022 model sees a few performance and design upgrades compared to the 2021 Toyota Tacoma, starting with a half-inch lift to the rear suspension of the Trail Edition and TRD Pro models, along with a 1.1-inch to 1.5-inch lift up front (respectively). In terms of looks, the bright new Electric Lime paint colour is exclusive to the TRD Pro, while the once exclusive Lunar Rock can now be applied to the Trail Edition as well. Add in bronze 16-inch rims and bronze lettering in the grille, and the Trail Edition stands out more than ever before. 

2022 Tacoma Trim Levels

4x4 Double Cab 6A

4x4 Double Cab 6A

Starting at $39,890*
Details:

Highlighted features:

  • 16-inch steel wheels
  • Heated front seats
  • Backup camera
  • Dual zone automatic climate control
New Tacoma Inventory
4x4 Access Cab 6M

4x4 Access Cab 6M

Starting at $42,550*
Details:

Highlighted features:

  • 16-inch alloy wheels
  • Front TRD sport seats (heated)
  • 6-foot cargo bed
  • Toyota Safety Sense P
New Tacoma Inventory
4x4 Access Cab 6A

4x4 Access Cab 6A

Starting at $44,060*
Details:

Highlighted features:

  • 16-inch alloy wheels
  • Heated front seats
  • Backup camera
  • Toyota Safety Sense P
New Tacoma Inventory
4x4 Double Cab 6M SB

4x4 Double Cab 6M SB

Starting at $45,840*
Details:

Highlighted features:

  • Leather interior
  • Moonroof
  • 5-foot cargo bed
  • Blind-spot monitoring
New Tacoma Inventory
4x4 Double Cab 6A SB

4x4 Double Cab 6A SB

Starting at $47,000*
Details:

Highlighted features:

  • Heated front seats
  • 8-way power adjustable driver seat
  • Dual zone automatic climate control
  • 5-foot cargo bed
New Tacoma Inventory
4x4 Double Cab 6A SB LTD Nightshade

4x4 Double Cab 6A SB LTD Nightshade

Starting at $52,950*
Details:

Highlighted features:

  • Premium Audio with Remote
  • Moonroof
  • 8-way power adjustable driver’s seat
  • Black exterior accents

The 2022 Toyota Tacoma might not be as large as some of the other pickups on the market, but thanks to its stand out styling, potent performance, and off-road capabilities, it certainly matches up against any truck on the market no matter the size. If you’re looking for a pickup truck that’s as good off the beaten trail as it is with downtown Calgary traffic, you won’t find an option as complete as the 2022 Toyota Tacoma. You can find yours at Calgary’s Stampede Toyota, the city’s premier destination for new and pre-owned vehicles, along with financing, service, parts, and more! Simply contact us via the form below, and we can help you book a test drive in the new 2022 Tacoma. 

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