How does the Tacoma TRD Pro differ from other trims?

By Product Expert | Posted in Toyota Tacoma on Thursday, July 18th, 2019 at 3:24 pm
2019 Toyota Tacoma TRD Pro white front view sliding in sand

Features of the 2019 Toyota Tacoma TRD Pro

Are you eager to go off-road? Do you want a truck that can go wherever you want to go? Then you may just need a 2019 Toyota Tacoma TRD Pro. What is the TRD Pro? It’s the top off-road-oriented trim of the Toyota Tacoma, and we can tell you all about it as we explore the features of the 2019 Toyota Tacoma TRD Pro.

What is the Tacoma TRD Pro?

In case you didn’t know, TRD stands for Toyota Racing Development and it is a badge reserved only for the highest performance vehicles and parts available from Toyota. There are actually three trim levels in the Toyota lineup that feature the TRD badge, but the TRD Pro is the best of the best, and that’s why it sits at the top of the Tacoma lineup.

2019 Toyota Tacoma TRD Pro FOX shocksDoes the Tacoma TRD Pro come with suspension upgrades?

Of course the Tacoma TRD Pro has an upgraded suspension. You get TRD-tuned FOX internal bypass shocks. These 2.5-inch shocks have remote reservoirs in the rear and offer more ground clearance, more travel, and maximum dampening without any fade.


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2019 Toyota Tacoma TRD Pro front skid plating

Off-road protection with the Tacoma TRD Pro

The TRD Pro features skid plating on its underside to protect vital engine components when you are going up against rocks and everything else that a trail has to throw at you. The TRD Pro skid plating is manufactured from ¼ inch aluminum.

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The TRD Pro is also available with a desert air intake. You don’t have to be a desert off-roader to take advantage of this intake either. With a higher intake, you will keep dirt and debris out of your engine. The air up there is also cooler, which is better for your engine.

2019 Toyota Tacoma TRD Pro exhaustOther features exclusive to the TRD Pro trim of the Tacoma

Of course, the TRD Pro Tacoma trim also comes with TRD Pro badging throughout including on the exhaust tips. The grille is also done up in a heritage Toyota style. Finally, even the fog lights get a rugged treatment as they are LED lights provided by Rigid Industries.


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