2020 Toyota Tacoma  RealSafeCars76Safety Rating

#6 of 2020 Pickups

#129 of all 2020 vehicles

The Tacoma, part of Toyota's lineup since 1995, is a large pickup with seating up to 5. With optional all-wheel drive (AWD), it can easily handle mud, snow, and sand. It has technology that is now expected: Android Auto and Apple CarPlay. The Tacoma provides exceptional fuel efficiency for its class, saving your wallet and the environment. Toyota offers a 3-year, 36,000-mile basic warranty, and a 5-year, 60,000-mile powertrain warranty on its lineup.

The 2020 Toyota Tacoma is below average compared to all vehicles.

Comparison to all vehicles.  This plot shows RSC safety scores on the horizontal axis vs. the number of vehicles with each safety score (depicted by bar height and percentages at the bottom). Colors reflect vehicle safety, ranging from red (not that safe) to green (safer). For reference, a score of 0 implies a 0.15% chance of driver death (13% chance of driver injury) over 15 years, and a score of 100 reflects a 0.016% chance (1.4% chance of driver injury). The 2020 Toyota Tacoma has a score of 76, implying a 0.047% chance of driver death (4.2% chance of injury).

We estimate that the 2020 Toyota Tacoma has a vehicle lifetime fatality chance of 0.0468% and a vehicle lifetime injury chance of 5.3494%, meaning the average driver has a 0.0468% chance of dying in an accident if they drive the car under regular conditions for fifteen years, and a 5.3494% chance of being injured.

Compared to the average vehicle, the 2020 Toyota Tacoma is 0% more likely to result in a fatal accident. Compared to other pickups, the 2020 Toyota Tacoma is 12% less likely to result in a fatal accident.

Toyota's Safety Sense active safety features can protect loved ones by reducing accident severity and preventing accidents. Active safety systems that are standard on the Toyota Tacoma include: Pre-Collision System with Pedestrian Detection (PCS w/PD) and Lane Departure Alert with Steering Assist (LDA w/SA).

And it is less safe than many comparable cars.

9362Dodge JourneyChevrolet ColoradoGMC CanyonToyota TacomaDodge Grand CaravanFord RangerHonda OdysseyToyota SiennaDodge DurangoChevrolet TraverseChrysler 300Kia SedonaComparison to similar models.  This plot compares the RSC rating of the 2020 Toyota Tacoma with its main competition. Models are plotted on a scale from 62 to 93. The 2020 Toyota Tacoma is safer than the 2020 Dodge Journey, the 2020 Chevrolet Colorado, and the 2020 GMC Canyon and less safe than the 2020 Kia Sedona, the 2020 Chrysler 300, the 2020 Chevrolet Traverse, the 2020 Dodge Durango, the 2020 Toyota Sienna, and the 2020 Honda Odyssey. It is about as safe as the 2020 Dodge Grand Caravan.

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