The side view of a red 2021 Toyota Tacoma TRD Off-Road hauling an Airstream travel trailer at a campsite.

What’s the Difference Between the 2021 Toyota Tacoma TRD Sport and Off-Road?

A Comparison Between the 2021 Toyota Tacoma TRD Sport and TRD Off-Road Trim Levels

The Toyota Tacoma has become one of the most dependable pickup truck options on the market. Known for its reliability and affordability, the model comes in a wide variety of options and sizes. In particular, 2021 Toyota Tacoma models include the TRD model lineup, which offers specialized models according to your needs. But what’s the difference between the 2021 Toyota Tacoma TRD Sport and TRD off-Road Trims? Toyota of Puyallup investigates below:

A white 2021 Toyota Tacoma driving off-road near a mud puddle.

Differences in the 2021 Toyota Tacoma TRD Sport and TRD Off-Road Trims

2021 Toyota Tacoma TRD SportVersus2021 Toyota Tacoma TRD Off-Road
$34,335Base Estimated MSRP$35,590
19 City / 24 Highway MPGEstimated Fuel Economy18 City / 22 Highway MPG
6,800 lbs.Maximum Towing Capacity6,700 lbs
8Configuration Options5
Not AvailableMulti-Terrain Select?Standard

At its core, both the 2021 Toyota Tacoma TRD Sport and TRD off-Road versions are geared towards opposing environments. For on-road performance, the TRD Sport has a sport-tuned suspension and has a slight edge on configuration options and towing capacity. For maximum potential off-road, the TRD Off-Road model comes with the Multi-Terrain Select and Crawl Control features. Plus, it comes with the standard Electronically Controlled Locking Rear Differential and offers a better approach and breakover angle degrees for maneuverability.

Similarities Between the 2021 Toyota Tacoma TRD Sport and TRD Off-Road Options

When it comes to truck configuration, many base elements of the 2021 Toyota Tacoma TRD Sport and Off-Road models offer maximum customization. While the standard six-speed automatic transmission is standard on both options, they also have a manual transmission choice. The same goes for both front-wheel drive and four-wheel drive options as well as in the Double Cab or Access Cab options.

Find a 2021 Toyota Tacoma Available Now at Toyota of Puyallup

Between the 2021 Toyota Tacoma TRD Sport, TRD Off-Road, or other trim level, the pickup truck is a dependable choice for anyone. To find a reliable model in the Puyallup, WA area, stop into Toyota of Puyallup! We carry plenty of available options and even do custom builds on the model. View our inventory online or give us a call to customize a model today!


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