My overall impression of the Tundra is that it's not a body-type game-changer, but it is a formidable player, and that's more than enough to satisfy buyers and threaten other truckmakers. Available Only in Southeast Region. Safety The Tundra has not yet been crash-tested, but it is well-equipped with standard safety features. Toyota will recall 2007-2011 Tundras sold in the southeast because their tire-pressure monitoring systems may be faulty. The generous pound-feet of comes in a broad band, with at least 90 percent of the peak torque on tap from 2,400 to 5,500 rpm, according to Toyota's measurements.
A bonus is that it damps the motion, so the gate also lowers slowly under its own weight rather than slamming down onto the support cables. A lowered tailgate extends the CrewMax bed to about 7. Toyota may have sold as many Tundras since they first went on sale for the 2000 model year. It hasn't happened yet with the Yaris subcompact. It happened with the Camry, the Corolla and the Sienna minivan.
By eliminating the extended cab model and adding a monster-spec crew cab, Toyota is aping the Dodge range of Rams. From the massive trapezoidal grille in front, through the wedge shaped cabs and onto the bulges along the flanks of the deep cargo boxes, this is a truck whose designers were determined to be interesting whether the person looking at the machine were 30 feet or an inch away from it. I drove this setup off-road, where it performed well, but I didn't experience it on pavement. What is surprising is how clearly the new Tundra breaks with traditional Toyota truck philosophy. Some people are simply going to hate it.
Available Only in Southeast Region. The interior is fairly comfortable and the ergonomy is part of the first class. Available Only in Southeast Region. For ease of parking, though, front and rear sonar alert systems are offered rear-only is more common , and the optional includes a rearview camera that shows the area behind the truck on the dashboard display — a must for attaching a trailer hitch unassisted. The front suspension is double A-arms and coil springs whether the truck is a 4x2 or a 4x4 and the rear suspension is a solid axle on leaf springs.
As the automotive industry continues to globalize, and as Toyota builds more and more of its models in North America using more and more domestic parts and creating more and more American jobs, the idea of buying a Japanese pickup becomes more and more acceptable among buyers. The trans also delivers better gas mileage than the 4. It stands out more on the body-colored grille surround that comes on the Sport Appearance Package, an option offered for Regular and Double Cabs. Available Only in Gulf States. Available Only in Southeast Region. The hood has an aggressive design being slightly raised to give the vehicle a more purposeful look.
It's possible that the long-bed version's longer would introduce more twist or vibration, but I drove only the CrewMax and the Double Cab short bed. Toyota never failed in the ergonomy department and the Tundra makes no exception, as every control is placed within easy reach and the instrument cluster comes with an intuitive and modern layout for the main gauges. However in the new Tundra there are some apparent places where the quality of material at least on the pre-production vehicles driven at the press event seems iffy. The recall began on July 14, 2016. The rear passengers are also treated with sufficient head and leg-room and the seats are pretty comfortable too, offering adequate back support.
Show full review After a couple of almost-there models, Toyota has gone all out with a pickup: the second-generation 2007 Tundra rolling into dealerships right now. The Limited's front bumper is completely body-colored, and it's the only trim level with fog lights. It differs from the default traction control in that it allows some wheelspin. There are offered both column and floor gear shifters which are easy to operate and are also available with a manual mode for more versatility. Vehicles are rated using a star rating system from 1-5 stars, with 5 being the highest. Available Only in Southeast Region. In this most loyal of vehicle market segments, credibility and longevity may be more important.
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Design The Tundra may have its faults, but it also comes with a lot of positive attributes which work in its favor. The Limited also adds leather upholstery and heated seats. When it comes to overall length the Tundra is 209. The combination of the I-Force 5. The power window master switch assemblies in some of these vehicles were built using a less precise process for lubricating the internal components of the switch assemblies.