2023 Toyota Tacoma SR5 vs. TRD Sport

2023 Toyota Tacoma SR5 SX and Chrome Packages

2023 Toyota Tacoma SR5 SX and Chrome Packages

2023 Toyota Tacoma SR5


2023 Toyota Tacoma TRD Sport
$29,040 MSRP*

Starting Price

$34,160 MSRP*
2.7L I4

Standard Engine

3.5L V6
159 hp

Standard Horsepower

278 hp
3,500 pounds

Standard Towing Capacity

6,800 pounds
Not Available

Sport-Tuned Suspension

20 mpg city/ 23 mpg highway**

Fuel Economy

19 mpg city/ 24 mpg highway*

If you’re looking for a powerful new pickup truck in the Normal area, you can’t go wrong with the Toyota Tacoma! This crowd-favorite pickup was recently updated for the 2023 model year, and it’s perfect for anything from the daily commute to an off-road adventure. The Tacoma comes in seven trim levels, and two of the best are the SR5 and TRD Sport configurations. They’re both great choices, but only one will ultimately best line up with your unique driving needs. So, how exactly do these trims differ? Sam Leman Toyota Bloomington has all the details comparing the Toyota Tacoma SR5 vs. TRD Sport in the guide below – check it out!



2023 Toyota Tacoma SR5 vs. TRD Sport: Pricing & Performance

Let’s start our comparison by seeing how the Tacoma SR5 and TRD Sport trims stack up under the hood and on the price tag. Price is often the very first thing that prospective drivers consider when shopping for a new truck, and right off the bat, you’ll see that the Tacoma SR5 is offered at a lower starting price than the Tacoma TRD Sport. However, as a higher-level trim, the TRD Sport compensates with a more powerful V6 engine and improved performance specs. Here are all the details:

2023 Toyota Tacoma SR5: Starting at $29,040 MSRP*

  • Standard Engine: 2.7L I4
  • Horsepower: 159 hp
  • Torque: 180 lb-ft of torque
  • Towing Capacity: 3,500 pounds
  • Fuel Economy: 20 mpg city/23 mpg highway**

2023 Toyota Tacoma TRD Sport: Starting at $34,160 MSRP*

  • Standard Engine: 3.5L V6
  • Horsepower: 278 hp
  • Torque: 265 lb-ft of torque
  • Towing Capacity: 6,800 pounds
  • Fuel Economy: 19 mpg city/24 mpg highway**

2023 Toyota Tacoma SR5 vs. TRD Sport: Features & Highlights

The Toyota Tacoma SR5 and TRD Sport both come with a wide variety of top-notch features inside and out, designed to make every Morton ride as smooth, safe, and comfortable as possible. Both trucks come with a fiber-reinforced sheet-molded composite inner bed, the Toyota Safety Sense (TSS) safety suite, front suspension skid plates, and a coil-spring double-wishbone front suspension system. However, the upper-level TRD Sport trim comes with a few extra features that you won’t find on the SR5, including:

  • LED daytime running lights
  • 120V/400W deck-mounted AC power outlet
  • Smart Key System
  • Qi-compatible wireless smartphone and mobile device charging
  • Sport-tuned suspension
  • Class-IV towing hitch

Find Your Next Pickup Truck at Sam Leman Toyota Bloomington!

Now that we’ve compared the Toyota Tacoma SR5 vs. TRD Sport on paper, you might be interested in seeing how they stack up on the road for yourself! Contact our office to set up a test drive of an available model, and we’ll get you out on the Springfield roads in no time. You can also contact us or check out our model research to learn more about the Tacoma and the other vehicles in our lineup.


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