New for 2018:Toyota Trucks, SUVs, and Vans

Christian Wardlaw | Dec 20, 2017

From the “no news is good news” department, Toyota makes few changes to its lineup of 2018 model year pickup trucks and SUVs. Most important, all Sequoia, Tacoma, and Tundra models are equipped with standard Toyota Safety Sense driver assistance and collision avoidance technologies. A new RAV4 Adventure model also arrives, offering added ground clearance and a more rugged appearance.

2018 Toyota RAV4 Adventure front quarter left photo

Detailed changes for each Toyota SUV and truck are shown on the pages that follow, the vehicles listed in alphabetical order.

2018 Toyota 4Runner

  • New Wilderness and TRD Enhancement option packages
  • Wilderness Package contents include roof rack cross bars, all-weather floor mats, and a cargo tray
  • TRD Enhancement Package content include 17-inch matte-gray aluminum wheels and a TRD front skid plate


2018 Toyota Highlander


  • One year after a significant refresh, Toyota makes no changes to the 2018 Highlander


2018 Toyota Land Cruiser


  • Power folding side mirrors are standard


2018 Toyota RAV4


  • New Cold Weather Package installs heated and power adjustable cloth front seats, a heated steering wheel, and a windshield wiper de-icer
  • New Adventure trim level debuts, with front-wheel or all-wheel drive
  • Adventure models include 18-inch aluminum wheels, rugged exterior detailing, and an increase in ground clearance from 6.1 inches to 6.5 inches
  • Inside, the RAV4 Adventure is equipped with carbon fiber-style trim, all-weather floor mats, a cargo mat, and a 120-volt/100-watt power outlet in the cargo area
  • Standard Tow Prep Package allows RAV4 Adventure to tow up to 3,500 pounds
  • New paint color: Ruby Flare Pearl


2018 Toyota Sequoia


  • Toyota Safety Sense driver assistance and collision avoidance technologies are standard
  • Revised front styling with new grille, LED headlights, LED running lights, LED fog lights
  • Interior updates include new instrumentation, center speaker grille design, and for the Platinum trim level, a wood-finish accents
  • New TRD Sport trim level debuts with sport suspension tuning, black 20-inch aluminum wheels, black or darkened exterior elements, black cloth or leather seats, and TRD interior detailing
  • New paint colors: Midnight Black, Shoreline Blue Pearl, Toasted Walnut Pearl


2018 Toyota Tacoma


  • Toyota Safety Sense driver assistance and collision avoidance technologies are standard
  • Minor grille design changes
  • 5-speed manual gearbox is discontinued, but a 6-speed manual transmission remains available


2018 Toyota Tundra


  • Toyota Safety Sense driver assistance and collision avoidance technologies are standard
  • New LED headlights, LED running lights, LED fog lights, and grille designs for selected trim levels
  • New TRD Sport trim level debuts with sport-tuned suspension, a hood scoop, 20-inch aluminum wheels, color-keyed exterior trim, and TRD interior details
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