Trivia: After the girl kills herself the gas station they stop at from the outside looks identical to the gas station in the original. (00:14:50)
Trivia: The scene where they are wrapping up the body was all ad libbed by R. Lee Ermy.
Trivia: During the police video sections of the film you can sometimes hear a camera flashbulb popping and then recharging. This same sound effect was used at the beginning of the original film when we see the decimated corpses being photographed.
Trivia: Leatherface's chainsaw has had the manufacturer and brand name sanded off so the company wasn't associated with the movie.
Trivia: Gunnar Hansen, who played Leatherface in the original movie in 1974, was asked to play the truck driver at the end of the movie.
Trivia: Near the start of the film, when the first kid has been captured by Leatherface and they're in the basement, the decapitated head on a table beside Leatherface is that of Harry Knowles, film critic and gossip monger of Ain't It Cool News. (00:37:05)