Lineup of 2021 Toyota TRD Pro vehicles including the 4Runner, Sequoia, Tacoma, and Tundra

What is Toyota TRD?

List of 2021 Toyota TRD Models and Grades

Ever wondered what Toyota TRD is while browsing a variety of Toyota vehicles? TRD is an acronym for Toyota Racing Development, which is a division of Toyota that supports competitive racing and develops high-performance vehicles. While TRD was formed to cater to drivers that love the thrill of racing, it has evolved to also cater to adventurers that love to go off-roading. Below, we will discuss the various grades of TRD and the models that offer it.

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White 2021 Toyota Sequoia TRD Pro driving in a forest

Differences Between the Toyota TRD Grades

Toyota TRD

As you shop for a Toyota TRD, you will notice that there are a few different grades to explore. Available for the 2021 Camry and 2021 Avalon sedans, the TRD trims give a unique and sporty appearance. These TRD models come equipped with the strongest powertrains offered and are fine-tuned for anyone seeking a high-performance sedan.

Toyota TRD Sport

The Toyota TRD Sport is similar to the sedan version of TRD. SUVs and trucks equipped with Toyota TRD Sport feature striking TRD aesthetics, such as wheel or sport-tuned suspension upgrades. It should be noted that TRD Sport focuses on appearance and does not add off-roading features. Therefore, TRD Sport models will have the same capabilities as non-TRD vehicles. Models that offer TRD Sport include the 2021 Sequoia and 2021 Tacoma.

White 2021 Toyota 4Runner TRD Pro and white 2021 Toyota Tacoma TRD Pro

Toyota TRD Off-Road

The next grade is TRD Off-Road. Designed for off-road adventures, Toyota SUVs and trucks equipped with TRD Off-Road will offer various off-roading features. While features may vary on the model, some off-road amenities offered with TRD Off-Road include Crawl Control, Multi-Terrain Select, Bilstein shocks, an electronically locking rear differential, and more. 2021 Toyota models that offer TRD Off-Road are the RAV4, Tacoma, and 4Runner.

Toyota TRD Pro

Finally, individuals looking for the best of the best should consider Toyota TRD Pro. With TRD Pro, drivers will enjoy the ultimate selection of off-road features and premium interior amenities. Depending on the model, available features can include FOX® shocks, forged BBS® wheels, TRD Pro skid plate, Rigid Industries® fog lights, leather-trimmed seating, and more. Thanks to its enhanced capabilities, TRD Pro is recommended for drivers that wish to drive on some of the most challenging terrains. Models that offer TRD Pro are the 2021 Sequoia, Tundra, Tacoma, and 4Runner.

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Of course, there is a lot to explore when it comes to Toyota TRD. Learn more by reaching out to the Lake Charles Toyota team! We’d be happy to tell you more about TRD and help you choose the model that’s best for you. We also invite you to follow the Lake Charles Toyota blog for frequent updates on everything Toyota as well as exciting local news and events here in Lake Charles.