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Two ducks and a truck

two ducks by truck good picWould a duck cross the road to get a chance to see the new 2016 Toyota Tacoma?  Actually, several ducks jumped out of a pond and waddled across a Houston park toward the  2016 Toyota Tacoma  to get a close-up view.  And more ducks soon followed

I was in Houston with a group of automotive writers reviewing the 2016 Toyota Tacoma.
11 ducks none really  looking at truck
How far would you travel to get to see a 2016 Toyota Tacoma? Once you get there, you will be pleased with the great mileage–19 mpg in city 23 mpg highway

The San Antonio-built Tacoma has been redesigned inside and out, with an all-new powertrain and enhanced suspension tuning.  With the addition of the Crawl Control system, Tacoma will be able to tackle whatever the  terrain throws at you. Crawl Control takes over the acceleration and braking, allowing the driver to focus solely on steering, something both off-road enthusiasts and novice off-roaders can appreciate.

You will have fun crawling across the landscape with the 2016 Toyota Tacoma. And if you want to have a helpful sidekick, just turn on the Crawl Control.

While this is a ranch hand or field style and size truck, it is easy to adjust for someone with short legs, The 2016 Toyota Tacoma was much more flexible as far as distance from seat to brake and height of seat  I am barely five feet tall and I usually can’t fit that comfortably into a truck.madelyn Miller in Tacoma bed

With the comfortable seats, quiet ride and exceptional sound system, I felt like I was in my living room. I enjoyed the creature comforts of leather interior and excellent sound system.  The brand remains extremely popular among savvy consumers who place a high value on quality and dependability. 

Toyota’s Entune Audio infotainment system is standard on the 2016 Toyota Tacoma. It includes Bluetooth, Siri Eyes Free smartphone integration, a USB port and a 6.1-inch touch screen. A rearview camera is also standard. Major options include Qi wireless smartphone charging, rear parking sensors, blind spot monitoring, leather upholstery, navigation and a JBL audio system. The Tacoma earns praise for its straightforward audio and climate controls.

Toyota is a very popular brand because of its reputation for reliability and durability. While its initial cost may be higher than other brands in the small truck category, the resale value really holds up. notes that Toyota is their most visited brand.

tacoma gateDriving around in the 2016 Toyota Tacoma won’t make you feel like a fish (or duck) out of water. The 2016 Toyota Tacoma offers a ride that is just ducky. And the brand is everything it is quacked up to be.

FULL DISCLOSURE; After lunch, we went back to the park with leftover bread to encourage more ducks to wander over to the 2016 Toyota Tacoma. The first two ducks came over without any  enticement or carrot.

PHOTO CREDIT: Orange 2016 Toyota Tacoma photos by James McClain

2016 Toyota Tacoma TRD Off-Road & TRD Sport & Limited won Midsize pickup from the Texas Automotive Writers Association:  And I was not at all surprised. 



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