a rendering of a bright yellow 4runner climbing up a hill showing off a possible new TRD Pro color
Trucks & SUVs

Taco Tuesday: 2022 TRD Pro Color Revealed?

Last summer, Toyota revealed the 2021 TRD Pro color––Lunar Rock. Like the previous year’s Army Green, this new TRD Pro color was received pretty well. But what is the next 2022 TRD Pro color? What will we see on next year’s Toyota Tacoma TRD Pro? Toyota has had some pretty fun colors in the past. …

2019 Ford Ranger Raptor
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Why Aren’t the Best Ford Ranger Models Available in the U.S?

What the heck y’all?! Did you know there are cooler Ford Ranger models outside of the United States? Australia, for example, has Ford Ranger models with exterior and interior treatments, performance upgrades, and other features that we can’t have in North America yet.  Why aren’t cooler Ford Ranger trucks in the U.S.?  According to AutoBlog, …

2020 Jeep Gladiator Rubicon
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The 2021 Jeep Gladiator Struggles With 3 Major Drawbacks

The 2021 Jeep Gladiator is receiving some excellent reviews. Also, the Jeep Gladiator Mojave was a runner up for the North American Truck of the Year. The Gladiator certainly has shown its strengths, but the 2021 model also has some weaknesses.  The 2021 Jeep Gladiator has three issues to consider  First of all, what’s new …

Toyota Tacoma TRD Pro off-roading in dirt
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This Truck is $10k Less Than the Toyota Tacoma TRD Pro

If you want an incredible off-roading truck, then the 2020 Toyota Tacoma TRD Pro is an excellent option. However, it could also break the bank. You can save almost $10,000 with another off-roading truck instead.  Save with the 2020 Toyota Tacoma TRD Off-Road The 2020 Toyota Tacoma TRD Pro has an MSRP of around $43,960. …

2021-Toyota-4Runner-Trail-Edition parked in gravel is a cool but expensive SUV
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Do You Need the Toyota 4Runner or Highlander?

If you want a midsize Toyota SUV with three-rows, then you have two great options to consider. The Toyota Highlander and the Toyota 4Runner both serve as reliable options, with a third row in the back to haul extra family members or cargo. But which Toyota is best?  The Toyota Highlander vs. the Toyota 4Runner  …

The Jeep Gladiator is a pickup truck version of the Wrangler.
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The Jeep Gladiator Straight Embarrassed This Toyota Tacoma

Uh oh, the Toyota Tacoma just got a little embarrassed while off-roading because a Jeep Gladiator was able to outperform it. How could the Jeep truck of all off-roading options take down the current off-roading truck champion? It’s a Tacoma, for Pete’s sake!  The Jeep Gladiator took the Toyota Tacoma down  A Jeep Gladiator on …

the green grille of the popular midsize pickup truck
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This 2021 Toyota Tacoma Issue Makes Things Complicated for Families

If you’ve read anything else I’ve written about the 2021 Toyota Tacoma TRD Pro I recently tested, you already know I––almost embarrassingly––fell head over heels. My review is certainly a positive one. However, there is one 2021 Toyota Tacoma issue I learned while driving the TRD Pro model that makes things complicated for families. If …

2021 Toyota Tacoma TRD Pro refresh parked in desert
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Is the 2021 Toyota Tacoma TRD Pro Actually Expensive?

I recently spent some time with the 2021 Toyota Tacoma TRD Pro. Not gonna lie, I kind of fell in love with it. Enough to actually consider buying one. The thing is, I couldn’t help but balk at the sticker price. After driving it for a week, however, I came to the conclusion that it’s …

A 2021 Toyota Tacoma parked on sand
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I Just Can’t Hate the 2021 Toyota Tacoma TRD Pro

If you’ve read any articles about the Toyota Tacoma, you’ve likely read that its road manners are lousy. You may have read that the interior is riddled with hard plastics and that it feels dated. When I received the 2021 Toyota TRD Pro as a press car I felt pressure to hate it like all …

2021 Toyota Tacoma Overlanding SEMA Concept With Sport Trailer
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The 2021 Toyota Tacoma Trailer Gives You More Tacoma

Have you ever looked at your Toyota Tacoma and thought you needed more truck? Well, then you could upgrade to the full-size Toyota Tundra, but then you wouldn’t have the infamous Tacoma! But with the 2021 Toyota Tacoma with the matching Tacoma Overlanding trailer, all your problems could be solved.  Check out the Toyota Tacoma …

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The 2015 Toyota 4Runner Proved to Be Reliable According to Consumer Reports

If you have your eye on a Toyota 4Runner, it’s not a bad idea to buy used instead of new. The 4Runner holds its value well, and it’s pretty dependable too. As you’re shopping for used models, you’ll see that the 2015 4Runner presents value and superior reliability. The 2015 Toyota 4Runner is the smart way to save, …

2021 Toyota Sequoia TRD Pro Lunar Rock
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The 2021 Toyota Sequoia TRD Pro Isn’t Worth It

Are you excited? The 2021 Toyota Sequoia TRD Pro is here to represent as one of the largest off-roading options aside from a tank. However, this massive Toyota SUV has a pretty significant price tag too, and we’re not sure if it’s worth it. Is the 2021 Toyota Sequoia TRD Pro worth buying? What’s new …

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5 Features I Love About the 2020 Toyota Tacoma TRD Pro

One look at the 2020 Toyota Tacoma TRD Pro and anyone can easily see that it’s meant for some serious off-road duty. Although, I have seen that it’s great for moving an apartment as well. And while the TRD Pro trim level does carry some sticker shock as it’s priced right around $50,000, I will …

2020 Toyota Tacoma TRD Pro off-roading
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2020 Toyota Tacoma TRD Pro: If You Can’t ‘Send it,’ Haul it

Toyota’s tagline “Let’s Go Places” mainly refers to consumers using its products to travel anywhere and traverse the roads unknown. The latter is most likely the case when it comes to the 2020 Toyota Tacoma TRD Pro as this iteration of the brand’s most popular truck looks like it’s purpose-built to crawl over rocks on …

A green 2020 Toyota 4Runner TRD Pro in the forest
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3 Things That I Enjoy About the 2020 Toyota 4Runner TRD Pro

As we’ve stated previously, the Toyota 4Runner TRD Pro isn’t exactly a perfect SUV. But it wouldn’t be so popular if it didn’t also have at least a few strengths and good points. And for the updated-for-2020 4Runner TRD Pro, they go beyond just its reputation for reliability. The 2020 Toyota 4Runner TRD Pro’s comfortable …

The side view of a green 2020 Toyota 4Runner TRD Pro
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3 Things That Annoy Me About the 2020 Toyota 4Runner TRD Pro

If you want an SUV with almost-Wrangler-level off-road chops but more on-road civility, the Toyota 4Runner TRD Pro is an excellent choice. However, despite its popularity, Toyota’s long-running SUV is by no means perfect. And after spending a week with a 2020 4Runner TRD Pro, I’ve discovered a few flaws you should know about. The …

2019 Toyota Tacoma TRD Pro
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What Does Toyota TRD Stand for?

We’ve seen the famed Toyota TRD badging on many models. The trucks like the Toyota Sequoia, 4Runner, Tacoma, and Tundra all have options for TRD packages. Additionally, we now see TRD packages for the Camry and the Avalon. But what is the Toyota TRD meaning? What do these letters stand for? Toyota Racing Development TRD …

two land rover defenders in a remote desert scene with the sun giving backlighting
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Toyota Sequoia TRD Pro VS Land Rover Defender

When it comes to the off-roading SUV, there are some pretty exciting options on today’s market. There’s the famed Jeep Wrangler and now the all-new Ford Bronco. There are Toyota SUVs equipped with TRD Pro packages. Additionally, there is an entire lineup of Land Rover SUVs that are great off-roaders. The 2020 Land Rover Defender …

the 2021 TRD Pro lineup in lunar rock in a sandy scene
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New Toyota TRD Pro Color: Haters Love to Hate

For 2021 Toyota 4Runner, Tundra, Tacoma, and Sequoia TRD Pro models, the new color gets a bit of outer space inspiration. Usually, the exclusive yearly colors are anticipated. But do people actually like the 2021 TRD Pro color? For the 2020 models, we saw Army Green and the 2019 color for TRD Pro models was …

A silver 2007 Mercedes G550 G-Wagon drives on a mountain road
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A Used Mercedes G-Wagon Is a Better Toyota 4Runner

For fans of old-school off-road SUVs, the Toyota 4Runner has a lot to offer. But the TRD Pro models, new or used, aren’t exactly cheap. Plus, although the 4Runner received some welcome upgrades recently, it’s definitely showing its age. However, if you’re after a similarly-hardcore SUV, there’s one which also adds a bit more luxury: …

Is the 2021 Toyota 4Runner’s Lunar Inspiration Enough?
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Is the 2021 Toyota 4Runner’s Lunar Inspiration Enough?

One thing you’ve got to appreciate about the Toyota 4Runner SUV is that it is not pretending to be a luxurious and peaceful SUV. For 2021 Toyota did absolutely nothing to improve the 4Runner’s road manners. But a few tuning tweaks have been implemented to help it out on the trails. Plus, there’s a new …

2020 Toyota Sequoia Platinum
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The Toyota Sequoia Jostles and Guzzles

The Toyota Sequoia is a nice option between the Toyota Land Cruiser and the 4Runner. It has plenty of space and it’s offered in a wide range of trim levels. Bryan Campbell with Forbes writes that the 2020 Toyota Sequoia TRD Pro will satisfy most consumers in the same rugged areas that the Toyota Land …

2021 Toyota 4Runner on display with new lunar paint color
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The 2021 Toyota 4Runner is Trying to Make a Comeback

In recent years, the same old Toyota 4Runner has been a little underwhelming. But to remain relevant against the new Ford Bronco and other off-roaders, the 2021 Toyota 4Runner is receiving significant upgrades, including the infamous Trail edition.  The 2021 Toyota 4Runner TRD Pro and Trail Edition are coming  The Toyota 4Runner hasn’t been redesigned …

2020 Toyota 4Runner Venture Edition driving through mud
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The Toyota 4Runner’s Third Row Is Pointless But Who Cares?

The Toyota 4Runner SUV is easily one of the most appealing family SUVs on the market. The fifth-generation Toyota 4Runner comes in a wide spectrum of trims and configurations, including some pretty awesome designated off-road packages. But the third row is barely anything besides an absolute joke. Access is limited, adults don’t really fit, there …

2020 Toyota 4Runner TRD Pro
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Why Are Used Toyota 4Runners Still so Expensive?

Toyota cars, trucks, and SUVs have a good reputation for reliability and retaining resale value. The Toyota 4Runner is no exception. Each Toyota shares the brand name, but still each are different. What is it about the 4Runner that makes its price so expensive––even used? New and used Toyota 4Runner SUV pricing The current fifth …

A Toyota Sequoia on display at an auto show
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Is Upgrading to the Toyota Sequoia TRD Pro Worth It?

The Toyota Sequoia already looks as big as a tank, but can it master off-roading trails like a tank? If you’re planning on taking your entire family off-roading, then at least the Toyota Sequoia can fit everyone inside comfortably. However, is upgrading the Toyota Sequoia TRD Pro worth it to fulfill your dreams off the …

2021 Toyota Tundra Trail Edition parked near mountains
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5 Reasons the Toyota Tundra Is Better Than the Ford F-150

The Ford F-150 may be the most sold truck, well, ever. But the Toyota Tundra brings a lot to the table. It’s a trail boss with a utilitarian charm. And let’s not forget about the epic dependability that this truck has claimed for generations. It’s the dream truck for over 100,000 Americans each year for …