The 2012 Toyota Tacoma: Is this it?Mike Spinelli8/17/11 2:00pmFiled to: Toyota TacomaPickupsToyotaNew Cars2012 Toyota TacomaTacoma113EditPromoteShare to KinjaToggle Conversation toolsGo to permalink Remember small(ish) pickup trucks? Remember the Toyota Tacoma? Well this is very likely the 2012 model, due in October, by way of a leaked video retrieved by PickupTrucks.com. Note the new front end, harmonizing it with the latest, fifth-generation 4Runner. Advertisement Toyota needs this truck to hang on to young buyers — the Tacoma has one of the youngest buying groups of all the company's vehicles. But while the new Tacoma's new interior and exterior changes will give it a needed freshening, the engines and underpinnings will involve wholesale torch passing.As the Strokes' Julian Casablancas once said, "I thought we were playing a bar. But this is nice."