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HammerHead 600-56-0102 Pre-Runner Winch Front Bumper Toyota Tacoma 2012-2015

The Best Tacoma Front Bumper for On and Off-Road Driving

The best Toyota Tacoma front bumper for on and off-road driving is the one that provides solid protection and has good off-road prowess.

It's the one that makes you equipped for the road, not only to do your regular chores, but also to do rock climbing, to head to a remote construction site for work, or into the woods to haul lumber.

Anyone who’s taken a ride in a Tacoma can confirm this truck is as tough as nails.

The Toyota Motor Corporation has worked hard to build a name that stands for high quality. Moreover, Tacoma earned a solid 4 out of 5-star NHTSA safety rating in frontal crash tests and a 5 out of 5-star rating in side crash tests. 

But even if you’re not happy about your Tacoma’s sturdiness, it’s nothing that can't be fixed with a brand new front bumper.

And here’s the kicker: neither your on-road or off-road ride has to suffer.

The Royal Truck Accessories team is passionate about truck frills and accessories. If your existing bumper is beyond repair, we’ll help you transform your road beast into an even meaner machine.

Today we bring you the best front bumper for your Toyota Tacoma, alongside some detailed considerations to help you choose the right bumper for your vehicle.

Table of Contents

LEX Off-Road Toyota Tacoma Grappler Bumper 2005+, TTAG1
What to Consider When Buying a Front Bumper for Your Toyota Tacoma?

Protection and Road Safety
Quality Welding
Retailer Choice

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Should I Buy a Toyota Motor Corporation OEM Bumpers or Go for Aftermarket parts?
When to Replace My Toyota Tacoma Bumper?
Do I Need to Get My Bumper Installed at Repair Shops?

Get Toyota Tacoma Front Bumpers From a Dependable Seller

LEX Off-Road Toyota Tacoma Grappler Bumper 2005+, TTAG1

LEX Off-Road Toyota Tacoma Grappler Bumper
LEX Off Road Toyota Tacoma Grappler Bumper 2005+, TTAG1

If you want to replace a bumper on your Toyota Tacoma, an affordable aftermarket bumper is a good option. But it's not only about getting a good deal.

Just like when you’re after extra headlights, you’ll go for an aftermarket kit that gets your mojo going.

It’s the same with bumpers. An aftermarket bumper can take more abuse and it’s the perfect excuse to power-amp your 4WD.

The LEX Off-Road Toyota Tacoma Grappler Bumper will help you do just that.

It’s the bumper to go for since it caters to most Toyota Tacoma drivers. Want unmatched durability? This model features 120 wall steel tube construction. Want a rugged look with a clean finish? The LEX Off-Road has you covered.

The robust steel construction and stainless steel hardware will boost your Tacoma’s ride safety and off-road prowess.

Price check

Also, you’ll have peace of mind knowing your bumper is compatible with all 2005–2021 Tacoma models.

The LEX Off-Road is a good bang for the buck bumper. You can get it at a fraction of the cost of standard bumpers without compromising the quality.

This 90 x 48 x 25 bumper comes with attractive features:

  • Outstanding on and off-road capability. Your rig will be able to take you anywhere.
  • Hand-built in the USA. LEX Off-Road is at the forefront of innovation delivering uncompromised quality.
  • Unrivaled versatility. We create a tailor-made bumper for your Toyota Tacoma so you can customize it to suit your needs.
  • Laserlike precision. The bumper contains CNC cut skid plates and tabs that make for a perfect fit.
  • Bolt-on installation. You don’t have to worry about installation as no cutting or welding is required.

Royal Truck Accessories offers a selection of top-quality aftermarket Toyota Tacoma front bumpers for you to choose from. Below is what we’ve handpicked for you today.

ICI AL-FBM90TYN-RT Aluminum Front Bumper, Toyota Tacoma 2005–2015
ICI AL-FBM90TYN-RT Aluminum Front Bumper, Toyota Tacoma 2005–2015
HammerHead 600-56-0675 Pre-Runner Winch Front Bumper Toyota Tacoma 2016+
HammerHead 600-56-0675 Pre-Runner Winch Front Bumper Toyota Tacoma 2016+
LEX Off-Road TTIFBR2 Toyota Tacoma ICON Front Bumper RAW 2016+
LEX Off-Road TTIFBR2 Toyota Tacoma ICON Front Bumper RAW 2016+

What to Consider When Buying a Front Bumper for Your Toyota Tacoma?

Your choice of the front bumper will depend on your Tacoma’s intended usage.

If you drive your Tacoma to go about your regular business, you don't want to weigh it down with bulky, off-road-only parts.

Conversely, if you want to pimp up your truck for off-road purposes, you’ll need a bumper with increased approach/departure angles. This will make any road available to you.

Buckle up, below are some other important aspects to consider when buying a new front bumper.

Protection and Road Safety 

A little truck modification goes a long way. It doesn’t only make your vehicle stand out from the crowd—it also offers maximum protection from collision and damage.

That said, a solid front bumper is sturdy enough to protect your grill and front-end components such as fuel, exhaust, and cooling system. It absorbs shocks from car accidents but it’s also useful outside critical situations.

A good front bumper spares you the headache unnecessary repairs may cause you. It protects your car from scrapes and damage caused by rough terrain, rocks, high grass, etc.

Quality Welding

Robust makeup is a must have—you want high-quality flat steel and construction-grade piping.

Yet, how these components are put together is just as important as the materials used. Don’t settle for anything less than the best-crafted product.

High-quality welds make a huge difference, as they can withstand heavy impacts.

Retailer Choice

Buying a front bumper for your Toyota Tacoma from a reliable retailer comes with a long list of benefits. You can have peace of mind knowing Royal Truck Accessories have been in the business for years, meaning they:

  • Are equipped with relevant know-how on various automotive additions. They know the ins and outs of the industry, and most importantly, they know a good bumper when they see one. 
  • Can help you find a bumper model that’s compatible with your truck. An incompatible model can obstruct the sensor and throw error codes.
  • Can step in to help with bumper installation, saving you valuable time and money.


Front bumpers are literally crying for some auxiliary accessories. And those that qualify for quality products give you plenty of opportunities to go wild with it.

A word of caution though, building on your pickup truck by adding frills to your bumpers can get addictive—especially when 4x4-ing.

Below are some ideas for accessories you can add to your Tacoma bumper. You can install:

  • Tow hooks, grill guards, and flap corners — for pulling, protection, and adding a sporty look to your Tacoma.
  • Winches — for moving heavy items (or pulling off winch rescues on your off-road adventures)
  • Auxiliary lighting — such as driving lights, fog lights, or a light bar.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Should I Buy a Toyota Motor Corporation OEM Bumpers or Go for Aftermarket parts?

Have you been exclusive to OEM bumpers when browsing Toyota Tacoma parts online, deeming aftermarket bumpers a risky business? Well, you might as well reassess things, as many truck owners hold aftermarket parts in high regard.

OEMs might be a good idea if you’re using your rig for on-road driving. Yet, they won’t be able to handle the conditions of off-road adventuring.

When upgrading your truck, go for aftermarket front and rear replacement bumpers as they can handle a variety of tasks OEM bumpers can’t.

Below are the pros and cons so you can see for yourself.

Aftermarket bumpers OEM bumpers
More affordable (you can get good online deals and save on installation costs) Are more expensive due to branding
Better for off-road activities as they can withstand the stress that awaits your vehicle on the trails Good for on-road use
Can handle steep approach angles better, have better grill protection, as well as dent and scratch resistance Solid dent and scratch resistance
Depends on the seller Better fit and finish
A wider range of products Purchasing options are limited

When to Replace My Toyota Tacoma Bumper?

Replace your Toyota Tacoma bumper as soon as you notice any structural damage.

A front bumper is the only collision barrier between you and other vehicles, and it also protects the components under your hood.

Failing to replace a damaged bumper may lead to extensive auto bodywork expenses in case of an accident, as does a mismatched bumper.

Do I Need to Get My Bumper Installed at Repair Shops? 

No, you can opt-out of that and go for a DIY project. But aftermarket parts come with an extra concern that has to do with bumper installation.

Do I need additional tools? Will the new bumper be a good fit?

You can get a weld-together kit for $500 and do the job yourself. This will save you time and money and add another skill under your belt.

However, the front and rear bumpers you can get at Royal Truck Accessories come with installation hardware and don’t require any drilling or welding.

Should any problems arise, it’s nothing our team can’t tackle—we’ll make sure that the bumper fits your truck like a glove.

Get Toyota Tacoma Front Bumpers From a Dependable Seller

Still not convinced aftermarket front bumpers are the right choice? Head over to our Royal Truck Accessories online store and browse a selection of high-quality Tacoma-compatible front and rear bumpers.

We made sure our products qualify as reliable goods that get you your money’s worth each time you wish to outfit your vehicle.

To wrap up, truck modification is just something you do whether you’re on or off-roading, and you need a partner for that.

Royal Truck Accessories is your one-stop shop. Contact us and we’ll make everything easier for you—from choosing the right bumper through to installation.

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