The 2009 Tacoma offers three advantages for Canadians: a new model, added value of additional standard features and a lower overall price

    TORONTO, June 19 /CNW/ - Toyota Canada today introduced the 2009 Toyota
Tacoma with a lower introductory MSRP of $20,215, $250 lower than last year's
comparable Tacoma. With a new 4-cylinder 4x4 Access Cab model plus numerous
safety and comfort enhancements to standard equipment, the 2009 models once
again demonstrate why the Tacoma is a popular choice with Canadian drivers
looking for power, performance, style and utility in a compact pick-up truck.
    "For the 2009 model year, we offer new added value to eight different
Tacoma models featuring a range of cab sizes and power trains to ensure
there's a Toyota for everyone who values the convenience and usefulness of a
compact pick-up truck," explained Tony Wearing, Managing Director of Toyota
Canada Inc. "Moreover, we offer Tacoma buyers additional standard equipment,
including additional airbags, active headrests, vehicle control systems, LED
tail lamps, and amenities such an upgraded audio system. There's never been a
better time to make a Tacoma compact pick-up your ready partner for work or

    For 2009, the Tacoma is available in eight models:

    -   The Tacoma 4x2 Access Cab with 5-speed manual or 4-speed automatic;
    -   The all-new Tacoma 4x4 Access Cab with 5-speed manual, a new model
        for 2009;
    -   The Tacoma 4x4 V6 Access Cab with 6-speed manual or 5-speed
    -   The Tacoma 4x4 V6 Double Cab with 6-speed manual or 5-speed
    -   The sport-tuned Tacoma X-Runner 4x2 V6 with 6-speed manual.

    All Access Cab models now carry over $1,900 in added value with an MSRP
reduction of $250 over 2008. The Tacoma Double Cab carries almost $1,300 in
added value for 2009 with an MSRP reduction of $1,200 over 2008. The
street-ready X-Runner adds over $2,300 in value. Regardless of model, all 2009
Toyota Tacoma compact pick-ups feature additional standard equipment compared
to previous years.
    The 2009 Toyota Tacoma is on sale in Canada now. The Tacoma 4x2 Access
Cab starts at a Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price (MSRP) of $20,215, while
the new Tacoma 4x4 4-cylinder Access Cab starts at an MSRP of $24,855. The
Tacoma V6 Access Cab starts at an MSRP of $27,240. The Tacoma X-Runner comes
in one well-appointed way at an MSRP of $29,775, and the Tacoma 4x4 V6 Double
cab starts at an MSRP of $30,700. As always, dealers may sell for less.

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For further information:

For further information: please email or contact: Dawn
Soulis, Public Relations Manager, Toyota Canada Inc., (416) 431-8333

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