Front view of a 2022 Toyota Tacoma TRD Pro on a off-roading track. What are the engine specifications?

What are the Engine Specifications of the 2022 Toyota Tacoma?

2022 Toyota Tacoma Engine Specifications

One of the best-selling trucks in America, Toyota Tacoma has built its reputation as a truck that delivers sublime performance coupled with excellent safety ratings. Despite competing in the heavily crowded pickup truck segment, Tacoma has been able to stay relevant for more than 15 years now. With every new rendition, Tacoma adds or updates new features and functionalities and successfully caters to the daily trucking needs of customers. The drapes are off the 2022 Toyota Tacoma, and it is well on its way to becoming a best-seller. Head to Baierl Toyota in Mars, PA, and test drive the new 2022 Toyota Tacoma. Continue reading to learn about the engine specifications of the 2022 Toyota Tacoma.

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Interior of a 2022 Toyota Tacoma

The 2022 Toyota Tacoma comes with several upgrades. Critical updates include improved approach and break-over angles, bronze 16-inch wheels in the TRD trims, updated grille design, increased suspension lift, available hood graphics, new exterior color options, and a standard rear lock differential.

Front view of a 2022 Toyota Tacoma cruising down a dusty road

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Is the Engine Powerful?

The base trim of the 2022 Toyota Tacoma comes with a 2.7-liter DOHC 16-valve 4-cylinder engine with VVT-I that can make 159 horsepower @ 5200 RPM and 180 lb-ft torque @ 3800 RPM. Both RWD and AWD drivetrains are available, and accordingly, wheels get power through a six-speed automatic gearbox. The 2022 Toyota Tacoma has one more engine to offer – a 3.5-liter V-6 DOHC 24-valve direct-injection Atkinson-cycle engine with VVT-iW and VVT-iE. This engine makes a maximum output of 278 horsepower @ 6000 RPM and has a torque rating of 265 lb-ft @ 4600 RPM. This engine leverages the same six-speed automatic transmission system to power the wheels of the 2022 Tacoma. 

At its best, the 2022 Toyota Tacoma offers a fuel economy rating of 18 MPG city, 22 MPG highway, and 18 MPG combined.