Toyota has just released pricing information on its face-lifted 2012 Tacoma pickup, long the best seller in its segment. As with most refreshes, the new 2012 Tacoma gets a slight bump in price, ranging anywhere from $10, to $645, making the Tacoma's price range from $17,685 to $28,645.
As we reported to you before, the 2012 Tacoma is only lightly refreshed. The nose gets a new grille, new headlights, fog lights and some heavy duty-looking D-rings for a tow strap. The interior also gets a light re-doing too, with a new center console, new upholstery, and Toyota's Entune multimedia system.
As for the million dollar question - what does the lightly re-worked Tacoma costcompared to last year's model? The $510 more expensive Tacoma Regular Cab 4x2 with the base 159-hp 2.7-liter I-4 and 5-speed manual transmission will now cost $17,685. Top-of-the-line four-cylinder models like the Access Cab 4x4 with a four-speed automatic transmission now come in at $25,865, a reasonable $10 more than last year.
As for Tacomas with the 4.0-liter 236-hp V-6, pricing starts at $23,570 for a rear-wheel drive Tacoma PreRunner Access Cab, which is just $10 more than last year. Top tier Tacoma Double Cab 4x4s will now top out at $28,645, $310 more than last year.
The 2012 Toyota Tacoma hits dealerships this month.