This is the 2018 Toyota Tacoma TRD Sport.

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It's on a lake. 

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Despite this truck being the very definition of off-road, the TRD Sport is actually the more road-focused version of Tacoma's TRD offerings.

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The fender flares are color-matched to the rest of the truck, and it rides on larger wheels and tires.

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There's also that extra air dam hanging down below the bumper. This helps improve the fuel economy (up to 24 highway) but does decrease the approach angle somewhat. 

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The Sport has a full six-foot bed, with handy, adjustable tie-downs. 

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"Access Cab" seating means there's room for four, but you won't want to put anyone large behind the front seats. Save it for the kids. 

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Our test truck had a nice-shifting six-speed manual, but for the most towing and fuel economy you'll have to pick the manual.

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But, with 6,800 pounds of maximum towing, the Taco can definitely keep up with a lot of bigger trucks. 

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You can get into a TRD Sport for as little as $32,390, but you'll be looking closer to $35,000 for the options you'll want. From there, the sky's the limit. 

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