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Experience Impressive Power, Outstanding Qualities Onboard Toyota Trucks Near Evanston, Lincolnwood, Chicago

When you're looking for power, capability, and convenience, you'll find it in impressive quantities onboard the 2016 lineup of Toyota trucks, currently available near Evanston, Lincolnwood, and Chicago.

Drivers will find the outstanding qualities they're looking for in the 2016 Toyota Tacoma and the 2016 Toyota Tundra. These powerhouse trucks bring a host of impressive qualities to the road that will impress drivers, passengers, and onlookers alike.

Keep reading, and we'll explore the various similar strengths these trucks offer as well as some of their distinctive attributes.

Engine Power

2016 Toyota Tacoma engine

One of the first things a truck buyer looks for is the engine power and attendant capability of the models he's considering-an area in which these two Toyota trucks shine.

Beneath the hoods of the Tacoma models are two engine options:

  • 2.7L DOHC 16-valve, four-cylinder engine that generates 159 hp and 180 lb-ft of torque
  • 3.5L V6 DOHC 24-valve, direct-injection Atkinson-cycle engine that produces 278 hp and 265 lb-ft of torque

When equipped with the V6 engine and available Tow Package, the Tacoma is able to tow up to 6,800 pounds or handle a payload of up to 1,440 pounds.

2016 Toyota Tundra performanceTwo engine choices also roar under the hoods of the Tundra models:

  • 4.6L Aluminum i-FORCE V8 DOHC, 32-valve engine that generates 310 hp and 327 lb-ft of torque
  • 5.7L Aluminum i-FORCE V8 DOHC, 32-valve engine that produces 381 hp and 401 lb-ft of torque

The Tundra offers 22 different configurations in six trim levels that can each tow 10,000 pounds or more, and towing capacity increases to an impressive 10,500 pounds in the 4x2 Regular Cab Long Bed model when equipped with the 5.7L V8 engine.

The Tundra can also handle payloads of over 2,000 pounds.

Outstanding Features

Just because a truck can perform like a rugged workhorse doesn't mean it can't offer its share of creature comforts, too. The Tacoma and the Tundra both offer various amenities that boost comfort, convenience, and safety for passengers onboard.

Driver in 2016 Tacoma

Both nameplates offer an available power tilt/slide moonroof, with the Tundra adding a sliding sunshade to its moonroof. Both trucks also provide available dual-zone automatic climate control with individual temperature settings for the driver and front passenger.

Other features offered onboard both the Tacoma and the Tundra include:

  • Standard integrated backup camera
  • Tire Pressure Monitor System
  • Entune Audio systems
  • Available Blind Spot Monitor and Rear Cross-Traffic Alert
  • Available rear parking assist sonar
  • Engine immobilizer

The purchase or lease of a new Tacoma or Tundra also includes ToyotaCare, Toyota's no-cost maintenance plan. Maintenance is covered and 24-hour roadside assistance is provided for two years/unlimited miles for new Tacoma and Tundra owners.

Impressive Accolades

The Tacoma and the Tundra each boast notable accolades within the automotive industry.

2016 Best Resale Value AwardsAmong its bragging rights, the Tacoma has won Kelley Blue Book's "Best Resale Value" award in the Midsize Pickup Truck category for 2016. The Tundra is also a finalist in Kelley Blue Book's "2016 Best Buy Awards."

The Tacoma further continues to reign as the best-selling compact pickup truck in America and has been America's best-selling midsize pickup truck for the past decade.

For the 2016 model year, the Tundra has claimed Kelley Blue Book's "Best Resale Value" award in the Full-Size Pickup Truck category and has received an impressive rating of 4.6 out of five stars among consumers, according to data from

The Tundra also boasts the impressive statistic that more than 90 percent of all Tundra models sold in the past 10 years are still on the road.

2 Mighty Trucks

2016 Toyota TundraThe 2016 Toyota Tacoma features a striking new look for the 2016 model year, with sculpted lines, burly fenders, an available hood scoop, a bold grille, available LED daytime running lights with projector-beam headlights, and a tailgate embossed with the Tacoma logo.

The 2016 Toyota Tundra can truly boast American-made status, with each Tundra model being assembled in San Antonio, Texas, engineering performed in Michigan, where some of the harshest conditions in the U.S. help the Tundra team gear up this mighty truck for just about anything, and the Tundra's styling being created in California and Michigan.

Hit the Road With Power

Drivers can further explore the outstanding 2016 Toyota Tacoma and 2016 Toyota Tundra at Chicago Northside Toyota Scion.

Our state-of-the-art dealership is located on 5625 North Broadway in Chicago, which is only:

  • Eighteen minutes from Evanston via Ridge Avenue.
  • Sixteen minutes from Lincolnwood via West Peterson Avenue.

Stop in, or contact us today to take a test drive onboard these powerhouse pickup trucks.

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