3 Reasons to Avoid the 2023 Toyota Tacoma Base Model  

The Toyota Tacoma Base model is a good choice for anyone looking for an entry-level pickup truck, but it’s not without its shortcomings.

Here are three reasons why you may want to avoid the 2023 Toyota Tacoma Base model:  

1. Limited engine power – The standard 2.7-liter four-cylinder engine offers only 159 horsepower and  

180 lb-ft of torque, making it much less powerful than other trucks in its class.

2. Basic interior amenities – The Tacoma Base model does not offer a touch screen display or rearview camera system,

5.  which many people consider necessary safety features.  

3. Poor gas mileage – The base model also gets poor gas mileage compared to similar vehicles, averaging only 20 mpg city/25 mpg highway