The vast majority of TTAC readers are familiar with the tendency of manufacturers to throw paints and wallpaper on a particular model in the years after its introduction, hoping that the resulting noise in the press from fools like me will keep this in mind when buyers fall for dealer lots in search of a new metal.
This game will continue in model year 23 (and will continue to do so until the sun explodes), and Toyota will introduce new packages to Tacoma, Tundra and Sienna. We’ve combined them into one news publication, not exposing you three.
Starting with the Triumvirate, is a new style package for the not-at-all-old Tundra, a model that was completely redesigned last year with a new hybrid transmission that develops 437 horsepower and 583 pound-feet of torque. The new SX package takes advantage of the color style trend that has appeared on many pickups. Here the same finish appears on the doors and bumpers, while some badges have been placed in a clear sign of minimalism. We think they just save on plastic signage, but still. This is one of those packages that overlaps with the existing trim, SR5 in the Double Cab or CrewMax models in this case, and can be with a 4 × 2 or 4 × 4 transmission.
If slightly smaller trucks have more speed, the venerable Tacoma also gets SX handling with similar style additions, although black fenders are used here for the butch position. Side mirror caps, badges and wheels are covered with ink-black paint. Like the Tundra, the SX package can be used on Access Cab or Double Cab trucks in 4 × 2 or 4 × 4 variants. There’s also the new Chrome package, which is essentially an inversion of the SX package, an option that predictably fits chic, proving once again that there’s no such thing as a plate like chrome.
Finally, families in the audience may wish to learn more about 25th The anniversary model is thrown in the direction of a child-friendly minivan Toyota Sienna. Limited to 2,525 units (weight loss), this van is built on the XSE trim, filling it with some of the internal attributes of the High-zoot Limited model. JBL’s premium audio kit, wireless charging, leather seats and satellite navigation are all on board. From the chairs of the second row, apparently, the Ottomans germinate. Noticing this van on the road should be easy thanks to these 20-inch wheels as well as the front and rear panels with a slightly more aggregate bend.
Do you see? I told you this one post would be easier than three separate ones.
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