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I believe the 10AT is only reserved for Lexus. Toyota is upgrading their cars to the 8AT that's in the Camry, Avalon, Sienna and ES.Not saying the info isn't true, but I will believe a 416hp/443lb-ft TT V6 4Runner/Tacoma when I see it.
We are talking about vehicles that start in the $30k realm and go up to ~$45k. A brand new, twin-turbo V6 with a 10AT is a huge investment for something like that. I assume these new versions will be more expensive, but that just seems like a lot of money and engine for something that would be perfectly fine with a lot "less."
Are we nearing the era of $60k 4Runner and Tacoma...?
You also mentioned the price point of the 4Runner/Tacoma? Who says they have to remain the same price? They have room to move upmarket. Why wouldn't Toyota/Lexus add an engine that would solve all the car's problems? And be revolutionizing the rest of the car? The further injection in investment and R&D is crucial for the success of the cars in the future.