Hear The First Aftermarket Exhausts On 2016 Toyota Tacomas

Hear The First Aftermarket Exhausts On 2016 Toyota Tacomas

Some ambitious owners have already slapped new mufflers on the 2016 Toyota Tacoma, but MagnaFlow is claiming the first true dyno-tuned 50-state legal exhaust system for the new truck..

MagnaFlow’s system for the 2016 Tacoma’s 3.5 V6 runs all the way from the catalytic converter to the exit tailpipe (typically called a “cat-back exhaust”) and is made of three-inch mandrel bent stainless steel tubing, feeding into a single stainless 18-inch muffler and exiting with a four-inch polished stainless tip.

MagnaFlow promises this system was “dyno tuned to make power and torque,” but suspiciously does not quantify that claim. I left a message over there and will update when we hear back, but it’s probably safe to say that the main “gain” customers get out of the system is this noise:


For a little comparison, listen to the same kind of truck with a stock pipe, and then with a Flowmaster muffler:


While we’re celebrating the song of our people, here’s a Borla muffler on a new Taco too:

Of course, those Flowmaster and Borla sounds you just heard were for mufflers only; not true “cat-back” systems like the MagnaFlow, which again is the first of its kind for the 2016 Tacoma. The difference is that cat-back systems have been known to add a little power, a muffler really only changes the sound.

The new MagnaFlow system will set you back about $675 with a lifetime warranty. Exhaust pipes are pretty easy to install, especially since there can’t be too many brand-new Tacomas with rusty bolts down there yet. I’d budget about an hour’s labor at your local shop or a weekend afternoon if you’re going to attach it yourself.

Images via MagnaFlow

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