If in need of a full-size pickup for
loading, towing or commercial applications, Toyota's pickup won't disappoint,
especially for those customers accustomed to Toyota levels of reliability and
refinement. If that's the case, the Tundra should be right up your (paved or
With an all-new chassis and
big-displacement V8 you should expect a giant stride in the Tundra's ride,
handling and driving dynamic. Ride over uneven surfaces to be composed and
controlled, while the big displacement V8 does your bidding in a way you'd
fully expect from 381 horsepower.
Toyota offers a generous amount of
interior storage. Two glove boxes (upper and lower) set the tone, while the
center console provides storage for a laptop computer or hanging files. Each
front door holds two 22-ounce bottles, while rear doors on the Double Cab each
hold one bottle.
The ergonomics, design, generous space and seating comfort of the Tundra's
interior should be more than enough for just about anybody.
The Tundra's assertive shape is not
for the timid. In a vein similar to the latest Tacoma, Toyota's design team has
given consumers an overt expression of toughness and utility. From the
in-your-rearview-mirror grille to flared wheel wells and expressive cabin, no
one will confuse this Tundra with any previous iteration.
Standard equipment on the Tundra
includes an AM/FM/CD with four speakers and an audio input jack, dual-zone
climate control, side-impact airbags, side-curtain airbags, a 40/20/40
split-bench front seat and two 12-volt outlets. four-wheel disc brakes with
anti-lock brakes (ABS), Electronic Brake-force Distribution (EBD) and Brake
A 4.7-liter V8 is standard on the
four-door CrewMax and delivering 381 horsepower and 401 pound-feet of torque.
In conjunction with this powerplant it has towing package, boosting towing
capability to a segment-leading 10,800 pounds. If you want comfort and
convenience to go with your power, the Limited trim brings dual-zone climate
control, a JBL audio system and the availability of 20-inch wheels.
Under the Hood
As noted, Toyota rounds out the
Tundra's performance picture with an all-new, big-displacement V8 of 5.7 liters
Prodigious horsepower and torque, however, are only part of the story - the new
powerplant also meets California's ULEV II emission standard, and is rated
Tier2 Bin 5 by the federal government, making it easier on the environment.
5.7 liter V8
381 horsepower @ 5600 rpm
401 lb.-ft. of torque @ 3600 rpm
EPA city/highway fuel economy: 16/20 (2WD), 14/18 (4WD)
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