The Toyota Tacoma is one of the most popular vehicles on our forum. Originally introduced to the US market in 1995 as a replacement for the Hilux, it promised a more refined driving experience while still being a dependable workhorse. The balance between everyday comfort and all-terrain capability has made the Tacoma a sought-after overlanding platform, with a number of stunning examples being recently featured in our Classifieds section (these included a Tacoma with AT Overland Habitat Truck Camper, Tacoma Ultimate “Australian” Overland Rig, and a 2021 Tacoma TRD Off-Road Double Cab). Today’s 2013 TRD Offroad model is one of my favourites to date.
From the Seller:
“I bought this truck off Expedition Portal about four years ago and have substantially changed the vehicle since then: true mid-travel suspension, three-way adjustable coilovers, Alu-Cab camper shell, hardshell RTT, and more. This truck can support you off-grid for as long as your food and water can sustain you, or it can be driven as a daily driver because of the considerable amount of planning and execution of parts.”
2013 Toyota Tacoma TRD Offroad
This Tacoma is fitted with a 4.0-liter V6 (matched with a 6-speed manual) that produces 236 horsepower and 266 pound-feet of torque, with 15/19 mpg (city/highway), a max payload of 1,395 pounds, and a 3,500-pound towing capacity. The TRD Offroad package uprates the SR5 equipment with BFGoodrich 265/70R16 tires, adds a locking rear differential, uprated off-road suspension with Bilstein shock absorbers, sport seats, heavy-duty front tow hook, engine skid plate, and more.
This Tacoma has been extensively modified, with upgrades that include:
- Dobinson’s 3-way adjustable coilover suspension
- Dobinsons 800-pound constant load rear leaf springs
- Yukon 4.88 gears installed by East Coast Gear Supply
- Alu-Cab canopy camper
- Roofnest Falcon XL RTT
- Two 100-watt Renogy flexible solar panels and two deep-cell Odyssey batteries
- Stoptech 6-piston big brake kit
- ARB on-board air compressor
- RCI front, transmission, transfer case, fuel tank, rear differential skid plates, and rock sliders
- Six Vision X rock lights
- ARB front bumper with Warn 8,000-pound winch
- Six Method Double Standard wheels and BFGoodrich KO2 tires
This 2013 Toyota Tacoma TRD Offroad is listed for $40,000 OBO and is currently located in Fairfax, Virginia. Check the full vehicle specifications via the original Expedition Portal forum post here.
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